Medic testifies Kerrick was 'upset' after shooting - WCNC

-- Jonathan Ferrell may happen for you to be a new vibrant young man, yet he died the violent and bloody death.

Responding medics testify in Kerrick trial


Prosecutors launched several photographs regarding Ferrell's entire body because he lay inside a ditch, his arms handcuffed behind his back.

"I instructed my paramedic to implement the particular cardiac monitor to learn if there was any kind of signs and signs and also symptoms of life, any kind of cardiac activity in virtually any way that will we could potentially try and intervene and also help-- the sole thing we noticed about the heart monitor had been your flat line, therefore at that point Mr. Ferrell ended up being pronounced dead on the scene," said EMS Supervisor Kenny Phillips.

Judge Robert Ervin rejected a new contact for a mistrial, however he reduced the quantity of images that prosecutors could publish.

Defense attorneys accused prosecutors of trying to produce sympathy among jurors for that victim through using the photos to make the family members emotional.

Phillips asserted Kerrick declined to become able to go.

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"Our concerns were that his (Kerrick's) blood pressure had been pretty substantial and he had been hyperventilating, along with showing individuals signs of shock we felt just like we should consider him over towards the hospital to become evaluated by way of a physician."

Kerrick is about trial regarding voluntary manslaughter after shooting Ferrell 10 times inside September associated with 2013 whilst addressing any burglary call.

Each moment a new photo had been shown, Ferrell's loved ones became emotional and members would depart your courtroom

He testified that Kerrick ended up being really upset next the shooting.. Images captured minutes following he was shot sparked a huge debate late Tuesday afternoon in the trial associated with CMPD Officer Randall Wes Kerrick.

Glenn Counts, NBC Charlotte

7:31 p.m. EDT August 4, 2015

Randall Kerrick is accused of shooting Jonathan Ferrell 10 times.(Photo: WCNC)


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