Officials with the state chapter of the NAACP say they and Charlotte clergy members spoke with Attorney General Roy Cooper about his decision not to retry Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Officer Randall Kerrick.
Kerrick was indicted on a voluntary manslaughter charge in the death of Jonathan Ferrell. Police say a resident called police after Ferrell wrecked his car and banged on his door in September 2013.
Investigators say one officer deployed his Taser without apparent effect before Kerrick fired 12 shots, 10 of which hit him. Kerrick testified he repeatedly fired because Ferrell kept charging at him. (Source: Read more)