WHITE PLAINS, NY — A Westchester County Grand Jury voted not to indict New Rochelle Police Officer Alec McKenna in the shooting of Kamal Flowers June 5, 2020.
Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino made the announcement at a “invited media” only press conference. Robert Cox, who has done more reporting on the McKenna case was barred from the press conference.
Scarpino issued a statement:
The grand jury’s determination, known as a “no true bill,” ended the grand jury investigation and it means that no criminal charges will be brought against the police officer. Under New York State Law, grand jury proceedings are confidential and cannot be made public without a court order.
In the interest of transparency, the District Attorney’s Office petitioned the Court to allow us to reveal information related to our presentation to the grand jury, including the charges that were presented. Judge David Zuckerman ordered the following statement can be released to the public:
Statement from Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr.
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