BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Officer Edward Nero was acquitted of all charges today in the trial of Freddie Gray.

Nero was one of the six officers charged in the case. 

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He faced charges of assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment. He was the second of the six officers to stand trial. The first officer’s trial, Officer William Porter, ended in a hung jury and mistrial in December.

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Here are some quick facts about Edward Nero.

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  • He joined the Baltimore Police Department in 2012.
  • He was a volunteer firefighter from 2002-2012 for Washington Township FD in New Jersey.
  • Nero graduated from high school in 2004.

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