Baltimore cop Edward Nero has been acquitted of all charges in the Freddie Gray death case. Gray died after injury while in police custody. His death led to widespread protests and riots in Baltimore.
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake issued a statement on Edward Nero’s acquittal:
My statement on the judge's decision in the criminal trial of officer Nero pic.twitter.com/2clErkU0YF
— Mayor Rawlings-Blake (@MayorSRB) May 23, 2016
Baltimore FOP issued the following statement, saying Edward Nero was falsely accused of a crime:
Statement regarding acquittal of BPD Officer Edward Nero pic.twitter.com/JK4RGXavKE
— Baltimore City FOP (@FOP3) May 23, 2016