UPDATE 11:00 AM EST
Michael Brelo has been found not guilty of all counts of voluntary manslaughter and felonious assault. The Judge did say that Brelo put his own life in danger by taking action that defied training.
Facing two counts of voluntary manslaughter, a verdict has been reached in the trial of Cleveland Officer Michael Brelo. According to Fox 8, Judge John O’Donnell is reading the announcement right now.
On November 29, 2012, Brelo was involved in a 22-minute police pursuit that ended in the parking lot of a middle school in East Cleveland. When it was over, Brelo had fired 49 gunshots into a blue 1979 Chevy Malibu occupied by Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams.
In all, 13 police officers fired 137 shots. Once other officers stopped shooting, Brelo jumped on the hood of the car and fired the last 15 shots.
We’ll keep you updated as the story develops.
SOURCE: Fox 8 | VIDEO CREDIT: NewsInc.
Verdict Has Been Reached In Trial Of Cleveland Officer Michael Brelo was originally published on globalgrind.com