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Charges Against Cop Who Killed Unarmed Teen Thrown Out On Technicality

 
Charges Against Cop Who Killed Unarmed Teen Thrown Out On Technicality
Posted Wednesday, May 15th 2013 @ 3pm

(Christopher Robbins) A judge has dismissed the indictment against the NYPD officer who shot and killed an unarmed teen in his Bronx home last year. The dismissal was for a technicality, as the Bronx DA's office erroneously instructed members of the grand jury that they did not have to consider if Officer Richard Haste's colleagues informed him that 18-year-old Ramarley Graham was armed.

"With no great pleasure, I am obliged in this case to dismiss the charges," Supreme Court Justice Steven Barrett said as he made his decision, according to DNAinfo.

Read More: Gothamist

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