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NAACP Rally for Jonathan Ferrell

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

The local chapter of the NAACP is staying vocal in its support for stronger charges in the Jonathan Ferrell case.

They held a rally at Marshall Park Saturday calling for murder charges against officer Randall Kerrick.

Kerrick is accused of shooting Jonathan Ferrell while responding to at 9-1-1 call last Saturday night.
Investigators say Ferrell was unarmed and may have been seeking help after a car crash.

Kerrick is charged with voluntary manslaughter.
The NAACP is also asking for the community to play a larger role in reviewing officer involved shootings.

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