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Former Milwaukee Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Black Man

Former Milwaukee military Officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown appears in Milwaukee County Court on Tuesday.

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Former Milwaukee military Officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown appears in Milwaukee County Court on Tuesday.

Michael Sears/AP

A jury has found a former Milwaukee military officer not guilty of forward carnage in a sharpened genocide of Sylville Smith, a 23-year-old black man, final August.

Dominique Heaggan-Brown, who is also black, was one of dual uniformed military officers on unit who stopped dual group in a car. The dual group ran, a officers gave chase, and Heaggan-Brown shot and killed Smith.

The genocide sparked riots on Milwaukee’s north side, The Two-Way had reported.

In charging Heaggan-Brown with forward homicide, member hire WUWM reported, a internal district profession pronounced that “the initial shot he fired, attack Smith in a arm was fit since [Smith] was armed, though not a second shot” that strike him in a torso and killed him.

“According to a complaint, Smith had tossed his gun over a blockade and was fibbing on a belligerent unarmed when a second bullet killed him,” a member hire added.

During a trial, Heaggan-Brown’s counsel told a jury that a “first shot was a pardonable shot and that justification did not change in 1.69 seconds,” The Associated Press reported.