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Officer Randall Kerrick

Aug 28, 2015

No retrial for Kerrick

The case against Randall Kerrick is over. Senior Deputy Attorney General Robert Montgomery notified Mecklenburg County’s district attorney, R. Andrew Murray, of his office’s decision not to retry the former Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer in a letter Aug. 28. Kerrick was charged with voluntary manslaughter on Jan. 27, 2014, after fatally shooting 24-year-old Jonathan Ferrell on […]

Aug 21, 2015

Mistrial declared in police officer’s manslaughter trial

CHARLOTTE (AP) — A judge declared a mistrial Friday after a jury deadlocked in the case of a white police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in the death of an unarmed black man. Judge Robert C. Ervin in Charlotte declared a mistrial after four days of deliberations. Ervin brought the racially diverse jury of eight […]

Aug 14, 2015

White officer tells his story in black man’s shooting death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Randall Kerrick says he didn’t remember how many times he fired his service weapon at an unarmed black man nearly two years ago. But the white police officer was clear in his testimony to a jury about why he considered shooting the man at all. “He was going to attack me. He was going to assault me. He was going to take […]

Aug 12, 2015

Defense, state spar at Charlotte cop’s trial

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The latest on the trial of a white Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of an unarmed black man seeking help after a crash in September 2013 (all times local): 11 a.m. Disputes over witnesses and evidence marked the latest round of testimony in the trial […]

Jul 9, 2015

Judge refuses to move Charlotte officer’s trial

CHARLOTTE (AP) — A judge in Charlotte has refused to move the trial of an officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black man nearly two years ago. Multiple media outlets reported that Superior Court Judge Robert Ervin on Wednesday turned down a second request from attorneys for Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer Randall Kerrick. […]

Sep 23, 2014

Charlotte stops paying for officer’s defense

The city of Charlotte is no longer paying Officer Randall Kerrick's legal costs in a lawsuit filed by the family of a man Kerrick shot and killed last year.

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