University of Cincinnati Police Officer Who Shot Man During Traffic Stop Facing Murder Charges
"It was a senseless, asinine shooting."
Hamilton County prosecutor Joe Deters announced on Wednesday that Ray Tensing, a University of Cincinnati police officer who shot Samuel DuBose — a 43-year-old black man pulled over for not having a license plate on the front of his car — in the head on July 19, will be charged with murder.
“It was a senseless, asinine shooting,” Deters said after releasing body cam footage of the traffic stop, which Deters called “a pretty chicken-crap stop.“
"He purposely killed him,” he said. “He should never have been a police officer…”