Ohio prosecutors decline to pursue third trial against former police officer

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Posted: Jul 18, 2017 1:28 PM

(Reuters) - Ohio prosecutors said on Tuesday they will not pursue a third trial against a former university police officer whose two previous trials for murdering a black motorist during a traffic stop ended with hung juries.

Officer Ray Tensing shot once, hitting 43-year-old Samuel DuBose in the head after stopping him for a missing front license plate on his car in July 2015, a body camera worn by Tensing showed.

(Reporting by Timothy Mclaughlin in Chicago; Editing by Chris Reese)