Police Abuse

North Carolina Cop Charged With Voluntary Manslaughter in Shooting Death of Unarmed Man

Former Florida A&M football player was shot and killed while looking for help after a car accident


A North Carolina police officer accused of shooting and killing an unarmed man who had apparently been in an automobile wreck was scheduled to appear in court Monday to face a voluntary manslaughter charge.

Jonathan A. Ferrell, 24, a former Florida A&M University football player, was killed early Saturday.