Justice in Baltimore after mistrial in Freddie Gray case
December 17, 2015
Residents shocked after jury can’t break deadlock in charges against Officer William Porter
When a jury went to deliberate the charges against William Porter, one of the Baltimore police officers who had Freddie Gray in custody before his April death, many residents expected a slam dunk. Instead, on Dec. 16 ,the judge declared a mistrial after jurors couldn’t reach a decision. The mistrial left residents stunned, uncertain about the future of the case — and their city. America Tonight’s Christof Putzel traveled to Baltimore to find out how they’re responding to the news and how they have handled what has been a traumatic 2015.