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NYPD Officers Won’t Be Charged In Kimani Gray Shooting Death


Prosecutors “are not pursuing charges” against the NYPD officers involved in the shooting death of, Kimani Gray, a 16-year-old Brooklyn teen gunned down last year. Attorneys for Gray’s family informed a judge that no charges would be filed at a court hearing Tuesday (July 29).

From the New York Daily News:

The NYPD cops who shot and killed a 16-year-old Brooklyn boy who was allegedly armed — sparking mini street riots — will not face a criminal prosecution, the Daily News has learned.

Lawyers for the family of Kimani Gray, who died in an East Flatbush street on March 2013, notified a federal judge Tuesday that prosecutors informed them “that they are not pursuing criminal charges against the (officers) and will not be presenting case to the grand jury,” a court document shows.

The decision came after a recently-completed investigation ordered by Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson, sources said.

Gray was shot seven times by the plain-clothes officers. They claim he had a gun and was a gang member, which the teen’s mother, Carol Gray, denies.

The family believes officers planted a gun on Gray to make it look like he provoked the fatal incident.

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  • Ayisha

    This is not news…Black men’s lives mean nothing to society or to themselves

    • KOKO


  • littleo

    I suppose he was **gger enuf(RIP!) It’s so sad the way we allow ourselves to be treated. OH yeah my bad, not allowed to play the race card.