Officer Who Shot Young Black Man After He Was In Car Accident Will Not Be Indicted
Officer Who Shot Young Black Man After He Was In Car Accident Will Not Be Indicted Jonathan Ferrell sought help after a car accident, the police were called, and he was shot and killed. Now a grand jury has declined to indict the police officer who killed him. The attorney general is asking a full grand jury to take up the case.
White police officer on trial for shooting unarmed black man 12 times
Officer Randall Kerrick, 28, faces up to 11 years in prison in a manslaughter trial for the death of Jonathan Ferrell, 24, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Ferrell had crashed his car in the upscale area.
Jonathan Ferrell's autopsy results spark suit "The lawsuit comes after autopsy results show that most of the bullets that hit Ferrell the night he was killed struck him with a downward trajectory, suggesting that he may have been on his knees or on the ground. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer Randall Kerrick fired a dozen shots at him, according to the family.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Officer Randall Kerrick testifies during his voluntary manslaughter trial, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Charlotte, N.C. Kerrick charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black man has testified in his own defense Thursday, following witnesses who quoted him as saying he thought his life was in danger. (Davie Hinshaw/The Charlotte Observer via AP, Pool) Davie Hinshaw / The Charlotte Observer via AP, Pool