Cleveland Cop Involved In 137 Shot Barrage Acquitted For Death Of Couple


An Ohio judge ruled Cleveland cop, Michael Brelo, not guilty on involuntary manslaughter on Saturday. Brelo was 1 of 13 cops involved in 137 barrage of shots, fired at a couple during a high speed chase. Couple Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams were each shot at least over 20 times in less than 8 seconds while in their car. The couple was being chased by more than 60 squad cars for about 20 miles after officers in a patrol car mistook the sound of the couple’s car backfiring for gun shots on Nov. 29, 2012.

Brelo reloaded his gun after the couple were no longer a threat, mounted the car’s hood and fired 15 rounds into the windshield. There were no weapons found in the couple’s car. There were 5 other officers were indicted on more minor charges of dereliction of duty and are awaiting trial. This has sparked major controversy and there are Cleveland citizens that are outraged.

This entry was posted in Hot Trending Topics, Legal, News and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.
You are not authorized to see this part
Please, insert a valid App IDotherwise your plugin won't work.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *