Mistrial Declared in Case of Fort Worth Officer Who Shot Man Who Was Carrying Barbecue Fork

A Tarrant County judge declared a mistrial Wednesday in the case of a police officer accused of aggravated assault by a public servant for shooting a man who was carrying a barbecue fork in a 2015 incident. After more than a day of deliberations, the jury was deadlocked and could not reach a unanimous verdict, district attorney Sharen Wilson said. "We will consider the jury's inability to reach a verdict and the evidence presented at trial to decide whether a retrial is justified," Wilson said in a statement.   Continue reading...

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