• TIMELINE: Police detail of events in officer-involved shooting


    September 14, 2013

    • Around 2:30 a.m. Saturday Jonathan Ferrell knocked on a woman's door on Reedy Creek Road, possibly looking for help after a car accident.
    • The woman thought it was her husband at the door, so she answered it, and got scared when she saw Ferrell, closing the door on him.
    • The resident called 911.
    • Three officers arrived moments later.
    • When police got there, they said Ferrell, who wasn't armed, ran toward them.
    • One officer tried to hit Ferrell with a stun gun.
    • The stun gun didn't phase Ferrell, who kept running toward Officer Randall Kerrick.
    • Kerrick shot and killed Ferrell at the scene.
    • Late Saturday, Chief Rodney Monroe determined Kerrick used excessive force to defend himself and was charged with voluntary manslaughter.
    • Kerrick was released from jail on bond.
    • The other two officers who were on scene were placed on paid leave.

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