NEW YORK -- Federal prosecutors won't bring civil rights charges against the NYPD police officer who shot and killed Ramarley Graham, an 18-year-old who was gunned down in his own home in 2012. Citing the difficulty of proving intent under federal civil rights law, Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said in a statement Tuesday that "there is insufficient evidence" to prosecute Richard Haste, the NYPD officer who fired the single round that killed Graham.
Ramarley Graham was a peaceful kid and posed absolutely no harm to the officer who shot and killed him in his own home.
Federal prosecutors will not bring criminal charges in the case of an unarmed black teenager who was shot to death in his home by a white New York City police officer, officials said Tuesday. The... To view the full story, click the...
NYPD Officer Richard Haste chased the unarmed 18-year-old into his Bronx home and fatally shot him on Feb. 2, 2012.
Federal prosecutors will not pursue criminal charges against the NYPD officer who killed 18-year-old Ramarley Graham in February of 2012. [ more › ]