LI: No Third Trial for Cincinnati Officer Ray Tensing in Sam DuBose Shooting
Just posted up on Legal Insurrection:
Two years ago tomorrow University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing, who is white, shot and killed black motorist Sam DuBose during a traffic stop.
The stop, DuBose’ attempt to drive away while dragging Officer Tensing down the road, and the fatal shot were largely captured on Tensing’s body-cam. Today, after trying Tensing twice and achieving only two hung juries, Prosecutor Joe Deters announced that he is not seeking to try Tensing a third time, reports WCPO news and other sources.
We first covered this story here: “Sam DuBose Shooting: Let’s Go to the Video Tape.”
In that post we did a rather detailed breakdown of the body-cam video.