Former Virginia Police Officer Found Guilty of Manslaughter in Death of Black Teen — TIME

(PORTSMOUTH, Va.) — A jury convicted a white former police officer of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of an unarmed black teen accused of shoplifting at a Wal-Mart. The jury did not convict on the first-degree murder charge prosecutors sought in the case of Portsmouth Officer Stephen Rankin, who was fired as he awaited…

via Former Virginia Police Officer Found Guilty of Manslaughter in Death of Black Teen — TIME

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