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Officer William Porter: 'It's not over yet'

Officer William Porter: 'It's not over yet'

Baltimore police Officer William G. Porter had little to say when reached by phone Wednesday night after his case was declared a mistrial.

"It's not over yet," he said.

Porter did not say much else before politely ending the conversation by saying, "But thank you for the call."

Porter, 26, was the first of six officers to stand trial in the death of Freddie Gray. He was charged with involuntary manslaughter, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office.

Jurors told Judge Barry G. Williams on Wednesday afternoon that they could not reach a verdict on any of the four charges, and Williams declared a mistrial.

Prosecutors and attorneys are scheduled to return to court Thursday to set a new trial date. Porter is not scheduled to attend.

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