Police Abuse

Officer Indicted in Ex-Football Player's Fatal Shooting

Second attempt through grand jury succeeds


A grand jury has indicted Officer Randall Kerrick of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department on a charge of voluntary manslaughter in the September 14 shooting death of Jonathan Ferrell, according to a statement from state Attorney General Roy Cooper.

The grand jury heard evidence from both the state Bureau of Investigation and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the statement said.