JURY IS OUT: Freddie Gray Trial Ends with a Unique Outcome

Screen Shot 2015-12-16 at 4.35.07 PMThis will tick off some #BlackLivesMatter protesters.

The jury could not come to a definitive conclusion in the trial of William Porter, one of the six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray.

NBC News reports that as a result of the mistrial, Judge Barry Williams dismissed the 12 jurors and told them:

“The court finds you are a hung jury.”

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After state’s attorney for Baltimore Marilyn Mosby announced that the 25-year-old Gray’s death was determined to be a homicide, the city issued charges for Porter and the other five officers.

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