Ex-cop acquitted of murder in shooting in small Texas town


GREENVILLE, Texas (AP) — A former police officer in a small Texas town was found not guilty of murder Thursday in the slaying of a Black man who offered a handshake as the officer arrived to respond to a call about a fight at a convenience store.

The Hunt County jury deliberated for more than five hours before acquitting Shaun Lucas of the death of Jonathan Price.

Lucas was an officer in Wolfe City where Price, who had played football for Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, was a city…



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