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Cop Accused of Killing Unarmed Black Man Resigns

Case against Randall Kerrick ended with deadlocked jury

(Newser) - The white Charlotte police officer whose trial in the shooting death of an unarmed black man ended with a deadlocked jury has resigned from the force and reached a settlement with the city, officials said Thursday. Randall Kerrick resigned from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department effective Oct. 2, the officials said...

White Cop Kills an Unarmed Black Man. Then, a Twist

'What happened ... was surprising and consequential,' writes Leon Neyfakh

(Newser) - On Sept. 14, 2013, Jonathan Ferrell dropped a co-worker off at home on the outskirts of Charlotte, North Carolina, after a bar outing. It was 2am, and though the 24-year-old's blood alcohol content was later found to be below the legal limit at 0.06, he drove off the...

Cop Indicted in Shooting of Unarmed Crash Victim

Grand jury takes 2 attempts to indict NC officer

(Newser) - A North Carolina police officer who shot an unarmed car crash victim 10 times was indicted yesterday for involuntary manslaughter on a grand jury's second try. Randall Merrick, who faces between three and 11 years in prison if found guilty, is the first Charlotte police officer to be indicted...

Family Sues After Unarmed Crash Victim Killed by Cops

Jonathon Ferrell's family wants to see police dash-cam video

(Newser) - The family of Jonathon Ferrell, the unarmed man shot dead by a police officer after crashing his car in North Carolina in September, filed a wrongful death lawsuit this week. They say autopsy results show most of the 10 police bullets were shot downward, suggesting Ferrell, 24, was on the...

Cop Put 10 Bullets in Unarmed Man: Police

Officer Randall Kerrick charged with voluntary manslaughter after shooting

(Newser) - Randall Kerrick, the cop accused of shooting an unarmed man in Charlotte on Saturday , didn't just fire at 24-year-old Jonathan A. Ferrell—he fired 12 times, hitting Ferrell with 10 of those shots, say authorities, per the Charlotte Observer . Kerrick has been charged with voluntary manslaughter and released on...

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