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Jubilant Baltimore residents cheer charges in Freddie Gray case, as police decry 'rush to judgment'
Jubilant Baltimore residents cheer charges in Freddie Gray case, as police decry 'rush to judgment'

Amid a cacophony of people shouting and car horns honking, Baltimoreans pulled each other into close hugs and joyful handshakes Friday as word spread that State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby was charging six police officers involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray. Gray died April 19, a week after he was injured in police custody. The revelers said police officers in Baltimore and around the country have mistreated, hurt or killed young black men without repercussions — but not this time. "To do what she did, we finally got some justice," said Yvonne Cox, 55. "Sadly, Freddie Gray had to die the way he did for us to get some justice." Meanwhile, at Baltimore...

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