Jonathan Ferrell Ferrell (left) was shot 10 times by Officer Randal Kerrick (right) who thought he was a holding a weapon. The 24-year-old was dropping a friend off when he crashed his car in an unfamiliar neighborhood. Ferrell was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of his death.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Officer Randall Kerrick testifies during his voluntary manslaughter trial, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Charlotte, N.C. Kerrick charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black man has testified in his own defense Thursday, following witnesses who quoted him as saying he thought his life was in danger. (Davie Hinshaw/The Charlotte Observer via AP, Pool) Davie Hinshaw / The Charlotte Observer via AP, Pool
24-year-old former Florida A&M football player Jonathan Ferrell was not drunk and did not have any illegal drugs in his system when he was shot to death by officer Randall Kerrick on September 14 in Charlotte, NC.