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TODAY   |  September 17, 2013

Cop charged with shooting unarmed student due in court

North Carolina officer Randall Kerrick is accused of shooting an unarmed man 10 times and will appear in court on Tuesday. The mother of the victim, college student Jonathan Ferrell, says she forgives the officer.

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>>> the weekend shooting of an unarmed college student in charlotte, north carolina . the police officer accused of shooting him ten times goes to court today. the officer is charged with voluntary manslaughter. police say the victim, jonathan ferrell crashed his car over the weekend and knocked on the door of a nearby home for help. well, the woman inside thought he was a burglar and called 911. police say ferrell ran toward them and the officer opened fire. ferrell 's mother says she forgives the officer.