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Criminal Law

Jury deadlocks on officer who shot unarmed caretaker

A jury acquitted a police officer of one misdemeanor charge but deadlocked on three other charges Friday after the officer wounded an unarmed caretaker when shooting at an autistic man.

North Miami police officer Jonathan Aledda testified that he believed a silver toy in the hand of autistic man Arnaldo Rios Soto was a gun and that Rios was holding his caretaker, Charles Kinsey, hostage.

Read the source article at The Hill

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