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Baltimore reacts to Caesar Goodson's acquittal in the death of Freddie Gray

Baltimore reacts to Caesar Goodson's acquittal in the death of Freddie Gray

Yesterday Officer Caesar Goodson, one of the six police officers charged in Freddie Gray's death and the one who faced the most serious charge—second-degree depraved heart murder—was acquitted of all charges.

In front of the courthouse, 20 or so protesters (far outnumbered by media) reacted with a hushed resignation. When word spread that Goodson wouldn't be convicted, the scene outside the courthouse was eerily quiet. Reactions, rallies, and public statements to the Goodson verdict continued throughout the day.

At 2 p.m.,...

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