By Mehka

Yahoo!

Yahoo!

A mistrial has been called in the case of a police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black man in South Carolina.

Per Reuters:

A judge declared a mistrial early on Tuesday morning in a murder case against a white former police chief in South Carolina accused of shooting dead an unarmed black man in 2011, local media reported.

The prosecution of Richard Combs is the latest in a series of cases involving white officers charged with killing unarmed black men that have triggered protests and debates about race and police tactics across the United States.

Judge Edgar Dickson declared the mistrial …read more

Via:: Notes From the Underground

      

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