Federal review ongoing in 2015 Ohio fatal police shooting

Posted: March 23, 2018 at 11:14 a.m.

In this June 8, 2017, file pool photo, Ray Tensing listens to a prosecutor's opening statement during the former University of Cincinnati police officer's retrial at the Hamilton County Courthouse in Cincinnati. The University of Cincinnati has agreed to pay some $344,000 in back wages and legal fees to a white police officer the school fired after he fatally shot a black unarmed motorist. The school announced the settlement Thursday, March 22, 2018, of a union grievance brought on behalf of Tensing for his 2015 firing following his indictment on murder charges. The charges were dropped last year after two juries deadlocked.

CINCINNATI — Federal authorities are still reviewing the case of a white police officer who fatally shot a black unarmed motorist near the University of Cincinnati in 2015.

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