Friday, April 25, 2008

3 Detectives in Bell Shooting Acquitted

Detectives in Bell Shooting Acquitted


Three detectives were found not guilty Friday morning on all charges in the November 2006 shooting death of Sean Bell, who died in a hail of 50 police bullets outside a club in Jamaica, Queens.

Times Topics: Sean BellThe verdict prompted several supporters of Mr. Bell to storm out of the courtroom, and screams could be heard in the hallway moments later.The verdict comes 17 months to the day since the Nov. 25, 2006, shooting of Mr. Bell, 23, and his friends, Joseph Guzman and Trent Benefield, outside the Club Kalua in Jamaica, Queens, hours before Mr. Bell was to be married. CONTINUE

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