Justice Dept. says insufficient evidence for charges against ex-Milwaukee cop

Reuters News
Posted: Nov 10, 2015 11:55 AM

(Reuters) - The Justice Department said on Tuesday that there is insufficient evidence to pursue federal criminal civil rights charges against a former Milwaukee police officer in the death of an unarmed black man.

Former Milwaukee Police Officer Christopher Manney was fired after fatally shooting Dontre Hamilton on April 30, 2014. Federal authorities reviewed evidence collected in the death of Hamilton, who struggled with Manney, the Justice Department said in a statement.

(Reporting by Suzannah Gonzales, Editing by Franklin Paul)