The Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office has chosen not to file charges against Colton Mitchell, an associate of the Mongols Motorcycle Club who was involved in a fatal stabbing incident on Aug. 14 in Lafayette.
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According to a press release, the Prosecutor’s Office reviewed evidence from the Lafayette Police Department and decided that “the actions taken by Colton Mitchell were a proper exercise of his right of self defense and defense of others, and therefore, his actions were legally justified.”
During the incident, Mitchell reportedly stabbed Nicholas Lusson, a member of Hell’s Angels Motorcycle Club, who attacked him with a metal object, according to previous reporting from The Exponent.
Jason Lee Hathaway, a Michigan City resident, is still being held in Tippecanoe County Jail on a $100,000 bond in connection with the incident.