- Associated Press - Friday, September 4, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Ministers and activists are meeting with the state attorney general to discuss his decision not to retry a Charlotte police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black man.

Officials with the state chapter of the NAACP say they and Charlotte clergy members will meet Friday with Attorney General Roy Cooper to discuss his decision not to retry Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Officer Randall Kerrick.

A judge last month declared a mistrial in Kerrick’s voluntary manslaughter trial after jurors said they were deadlocked.

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.



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