Former Georgia Officer Cleared of Murder in Shooting Death of Unarmed Black Veteran

Nicole Rojas
Oct 15, 2019 - 5:06
Former Georgia Officer Cleared of Murder in Shooting Death of Unarmed Black Veteran

A former Georgia police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black man in 2015 was found not guilty of felony murder on October 14. Robert “Chip” Olsen was convicted of aggravated assault and other lesser charges relating to the shooting death of Air Force veteran Anthony Hill. The former police officer was acquitted of two felony murder counts but was found guilty on two counts of violation of oath of office, one count of aggravated assault, and one count of making false statements. The guilty verdicts on the lesser counts caused Olsen’s wife Kathy to burst into tears and cry out, “No! No! No!” She was led out of the courtroom but could still be heard sobbing, the

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