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Statement on grand jury action in Charlotte police shooting case

Release date: 1/27/2014

The Mecklenburg County Grand Jury today indicted Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department Officer Randall Kerrick on charges of voluntary manslaughter in the September 14 shooting death of Jonathan Ferrell.

The grand jury came to its decision after hearing evidence from the State Bureau of Investigation and Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department, which had filed the original charges.

The Special Prosecutors in the Attorney General’s Office will continue to handle this case in the court system.



Contact: Noelle Talley (919) 716-6413