No Charges Against Other Officers in Cincinnati Shooting

Photos of Samuel DuBose hang on a pole at a memorial, July 29, 2015, in Cincinnati, near where he was shot and killed by a police office. Murder and manslaughter charges were announced against Ray Tensing for the shooting death of DuBose. (Tom Uhlman/AP Photo)
Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing appears at Hamilton County Courthouse for his arraignment in the shooting death of motorist Samuel DuBose, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Cincinnati. Tensing pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and involuntary manslaughter. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing appears at Hamilton County Courthouse for his arraignment in the shooting death of motorist Samuel DuBose, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Sharon Coolidge and Dan Horn, The Cincinnati Enquirer
via USA Today

 

CINCINNATI (USA Today) — Two officers who arrived moments after former University of Cincinnati Officer Ray Tensing fatally shot a man during a traffic stop won’t face charges for lying about what they saw.

A Hamilton County grand jury declined Friday to charge Phillip Kidd or David Lindenschmidt after investigating statements they made at the scene of the shooting July 19. The officers have been suspended with pay pending the outcome of a separate investigation by the university.

The decision not to charge the two officers was made by the same grand jury that indicted Tensing on a murder charge earlier this week for the shooting death of Samuel DuBose.

 

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