Officer shooting http://wfae.org en Grand Jury Indictment Clears Way For Trial Against CMPD Officer Kerrick http://wfae.org/post/grand-jury-indictment-clears-way-trial-against-cmpd-officer-kerrick <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last week, a Mecklenburg County grand jury refused to indict a Charlotte police officer, Randall </span>Kerrick<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> who shot an unarmed black man 10 times. On Monday,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">a different grand jury indicted </span>Kerrick<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on a charge of voluntary manslaughter for the September incident.</span></p><p>The indictment came after a judge earlier in the day denied the request of Kerrick's attorneys who tried to block prosecutors from resubmitting the case to the new grand jury.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 04:56:47 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 43847 at http://wfae.org Grand Jury Indictment Clears Way For Trial Against CMPD Officer Kerrick 150 Protest Grand Jury's Decision Not To Indict In Shooting of Jonathan Ferrell http://wfae.org/post/150-protest-grand-jurys-decision-not-indict-shooting-jonathan-ferrell <p><br />More than 150 people rallied at a church in northeast Charlotte Thursday night to protest a grand jury decision not to indict a Charlotte police officer for the death of an unarmed man he shot 10 times.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:58:08 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 43607 at http://wfae.org 150 Protest Grand Jury's Decision Not To Indict In Shooting of Jonathan Ferrell Toxicology, Autopsy Report For Shooting Victim Ferrell Released http://wfae.org/post/toxicology-autopsy-report-shooting-victim-ferrell-released <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The state's medical examiner's office released a </span><a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfae/files/201311/ToxicologyReport_Ferrell.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">toxicology</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and </span><a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfae/files/201311/AutopsyReportFerrell.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">autopsy report</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;for Jonathan Ferrell on Friday afternoon.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The report shows that the 24-year-old had nicotine, a small amount of alcohol and caffeine in his system on the night of his death in mid-September. The report shows that Ferrell's blood alcohol level was .06 percent. State law puts the legal blood alcohol level limit at .08 percent while driving.</span></p><p> Sat, 02 Nov 2013 06:32:50 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 38449 at http://wfae.org Toxicology, Autopsy Report For Shooting Victim Ferrell Released Judge Grants Prosecutor Control Of Police Shooting Video; Effectively Blocks Release http://wfae.org/post/judge-grants-prosecutor-control-police-shooting-video-effectively-blocks-release <p>A judge on Thursday effectively <a href="http://media.cmgdigital.com/shared/news/documents/2013/10/31/State_v._Kerrick_-_Order_103113.pdf" target="_blank">prohibited CMPD from releasing dash-cam video </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://media.cmgdigital.com/shared/news/documents/2013/10/31/State_v._Kerrick_-_Order_103113.pdf" target="_blank">footage</a> from the death of an unarmed man who was fatally shot 10 times by a police officer.</span></p><p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 03:51:58 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 38385 at http://wfae.org Judge Grants Prosecutor Control Of Police Shooting Video; Effectively Blocks Release CMPD Officer Shoots, Kills Unarmed 24-Year-Old http://wfae.org/post/cmpd-officer-shoots-kills-unarmed-24-year-old <p>UPDATE: The &nbsp;attorney for Jonathan Ferrell's family is holding a press conference in uptown Monday morning at 11:00, and the Charlotte NAACP is holding a rally at 1:00 at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center. WFAE will update this story throughout the day.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Charlotte-Mecklenburg police charged one of their own officers with voluntary manslaughter over the weekend. Officer Randall Kerrick shot and killed an unarmed man.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Sun, 15 Sep 2013 20:49:05 +0000 Michael Tomsic 35383 at http://wfae.org CMPD Officer Shoots, Kills Unarmed 24-Year-Old