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NAACP: More Police Oversight Needed After Shooting

The Charlotte chapter of the NAACP wants more oversight of Charlotte police after an officer's arrest on charges he fatally shot an unarmed man.

During a rally on Saturday, President Kojo Nantambu said that a board that reviews citizen complaints against officers needs to have more authority.

The rally was held to remember Jonathan Ferrell. Authorities say the 24-year-old was shot 10 times earlier this month by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Officer Randall Kerrick.

Police have said Ferrell may have been seeking help after a car wreck when he went to a home and knocked on the door, frightening a woman into calling 911 because she thought he was trying to break in.

Kerrick is charged with voluntary manslaughter.


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