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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.

Tags: NYPD, Officer Involved Shootings


Comments (2)

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Tschako @ 6/12/2012 6:56 PM

I wasn't there; so no comment.

Bob@Az. @ 6/15/2012 10:13 PM

Tschako, ditto.

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