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NYPD Cop Faces Manslaughter Charge for OIS

June 12, 2012  | 

A narcotics officer with the New York Police Department has been charged with first- and second-degree manslaughter for fatally shooting an unarmed man during a February raid.

Officer Richard Haste faces charges relating to his shooting of Ramarley Graham, an 18-year-old who was killed with a single shot in the bathroom of his Bronx home, reports the New York Times.

The shooting occurred after officers radioed fellow officers that they believed Graham was carrying a pistol in his waistband as he walked toward his home. Officer Haste rushed in to confront Graham and fired his service pistol.

Read the full New York Times story.


Comments (2)

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Tschako @ 6/12/2012 6:56 PM

I wasn't there; so no comment.

[email protected] @ 6/15/2012 10:13 PM

Tschako, ditto.

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