90 Miles From Tyranny : Rapper Accused of Shooting NYPD Officer Has All Charges Dropped, Public Not Allowed to Know Why

Monday, May 23, 2022

Rapper Accused of Shooting NYPD Officer Has All Charges Dropped, Public Not Allowed to Know Why


The New York City Law Department is dropping all charges against a rapper who allegedly shot an NYPD officer during a confrontation earlier this year. In an infuriating twist, the public will be kept in the dark about the decision to clear the accused.

Camrin Williams, a 16-year-old aspiring rapper who performs under the name C Blu, originally faced charges for allegedly shooting a 27-year-old police officer in the leg during a January scuffle in the city. At the time of the shooting, Williams was on probation for a gun charge.

Despite the serious nature of the charges against Williams, the city Law Department claims the young performer “cannot be prosecuted.”

In March, Bronx Supreme Court Justice Naita Semaj ruled that the charges against Williams should be moved into family court, where penalties are less severe, according to the New York Daily News. He had initially been charged with criminal possession of a weapon, assault and other charges.

Semaj disbelieved the police narrative that Williams refused to take his hands out of his pockets during the Jan. 18 encounter.

Semaj said the police had no reason to search the teen, who was seen on body-camera footage with his hands up during the encounter.

The judge added that it wasn’t even clear Williams had caused the firearm to go off, the Post reported.

“Just because the city cannot prosecute doesn’t mean this individual should have been carrying an illegal weapon,” a Law Department spokesperson told the New York Post, “a weapon which contributed to both him and an officer being shot.” The bullet passed through Williams’ groin before entering the...




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2 comments:

Peteforester said...

Because he looks like Obama's son, Trayvon...

Anonymous said...

Crimes is the new black entitlement.