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Judge Acquits Chicago Police Officer Who Killed Rekia Boyd

AFRICANGLOBE - On Monday, Cook County judge Dennis Porter threw out all charges against a Chicago police officer involved in the fatal shooting of Rekia Boyd in March 2012. Judge Porter ruled that the prosecutors failed to prove Servin guilty of reckless actions and manslaughter.

Chicago Police Charged In Fatal Shooting

For the first time in more than 15 years, a Chicago police officer was criminally charged Monday in a fatal, off-duty shooting of Rekia Boyd. Cook County prosecutors said he acted recklessly, opening fire over his left shoulder from inside his car into an alley occupied by at least four people.