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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Attorneys for a Charlotte police officer charged with manslaughter said they will formally enter a not guilty plea in the case Friday.

With Randall Kerrick’s attorneys set to formally enter the plea, the road to his trial this summer will be officially set in motion.

Kerrick is charged with voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of 24-year-old Jonathan Ferrell in September 2013. Ferrell was unarmed when police said Kerrick shot him ten times.

Kerrick claimed it was self-defense.

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