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by Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The N.C. Attorney General’s office says it will seek an indictment against the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer accused in the 2013 shooting death of a former football player.

The Charlotte Observer reports that the attorney general’s office announced Monday that the case of suspended officer Randall Kerrick will go to the grand jury on Jan. 21.

Kerrick is charged with last September’s shooting death of Jonathon Ferrell, a former Florida A&M football player.

A statement quotes state prosecutors as saying they reached their decision after reviewing the investigations of the shooting by the State Bureau of Investigation and Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.

George Laughrun, Kerrick’s attorney, said the announcement is nothing they were surprised about.

Kerrick, who is White, is charged with voluntary manslaughter in the death of Ferrell, who is Black.

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