Jonathan A. Ferrell a young man who survived a serious auto accident went searching for help in the middle of the night when a woman heard him pounding on the door. She opened the door and then called police. When officers arrived, they saw an unarmed man and when a Taser failed to stop him from approaching them, officer Randall Kerrick then fired his gun several times killing the young man.

An investigation was done and found that the officer used excessive force and now authorities are charging the officer with voluntary manslaughter.

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