Grand jury to weigh police shooting of unarmed black man in stairwell: WSJ

Reuters News
Posted: Dec 05, 2014 1:30 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The district attorney in Brooklyn said he will convene a grand jury to consider possible charges in the shooting death of an unarmed black man in a stairwell by a New York police officer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

Police officials have said the gun may have discharged by accident.

(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Doina Chiacu)