Two Officers Charged in Danny Brumfield Case
Today, the feds charged officers Ronald Mitchell and Ray Jones with obstruction of justice and perjury for allegedly lying under oath while testifying in a civil lawsuit brought by Danny Brumfield's family.
Brumfield died outside the Convention Center after being shot by Officer Mitchell; Mitchell claims that Brumfield lunged at him with a shiny object in his hand, while Brumfield's family maintains he was trying to wave down the officers for help. Neither officer was charged with the shooting itself.
Prosecutors say that Mitchell knew that Brumfield didn't have a shiny object and that Jones lied when he said the officers stopped their car to check Brumfield's pulse after the shooting.
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