CHARLOTTE (AP) — Jurors poring over the evidence and testimony in the trial of a white police officer accused in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man are set to return for their fourth day of deliberations.
The jury is considering the fate of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer Randall Kerrick, who is charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Jonathan Ferrell almost two years ago. Kerrick, who is suspended from the force without pay, faces up to 11 years in prison if convicted.
Deliberations are scheduled to resume today at 9:30 a.m.
The racially diverse jury of eight women and four men has twice sent lists to Judge Richard C. Ervin seeking to review evidence. Their list on Thursday sought five items, including pictures of injuries Kerrick sustained in the incident.