Democracy Now: NY Cop Indicted for Killing Unarmed Black Teen Ramarley Graham

A New York police officer has been indicted on manslaughter charges for the fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American teen. Eighteen-year-old Ramarley Graham was shot at close range in his grandmother’s apartment on February 2nd after being chased into the house by narcotics detectives. Graham was trying to empty a bag of marijuana into the toilet before he was killed. The indicted officer has been identified as 30-year-old Richard Haste. He is expected to turn himself in on Wednesday.


~ by wheresthemic on June 12, 2012.

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