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Maryland Cop Charged with Murder for Killing Handcuffed Man in Police Car

HeadlineJan 29, 2020

In Maryland, a Prince George’s County police officer has been charged with second-degree murder after he fired seven shots at an African-American man whose hands were cuffed behind his back and who was sitting in the front passenger seat of a police car. Officer Michael Owen, who is also black, killed 43-year-old William Green on Monday, shooting him at point-blank range, after taking him into custody for an alleged traffic accident. Officer Owen also shot and killed a man in 2011.

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