A grand jury yesterday indicted Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer Randall Kerrick on a count of voluntary manslaughter, for his role in the Sept. 14 death of Jonathan Ferrell. Kerrick fired 12 shots, hitting the unarmed Ferrell 10 times, as he sought help after a car accident.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said today that officer Randall Kerrick, who faces manslaughter charges, fired 12 rounds at Jonathan Ferrell, striking him 10 times.
Jonathan Ferrell, a former safety at Florida A&M, was shot and killed by North Carolina police early Saturday morning, apparently after seeking help after a car accident. Ferrell was unarmed, and the officer who fired the fatal shots has been charged with manslaughter.