Attorney General Wont Intervene in Seneca Police Shooting


Post and Courier, December 2, 2015: State Attorney General Alan Wilson declined to review the controversial Zachary Hammond police shooting case, saying that “second-guessing” the decision of a local prosecutor would set a dangerous precedent.

In a letter to Rep. Todd Rutherford, D-Columbia, Wilson said a state attorney general has, “in our recollection, never reviewed prosecutorial decisions made by the solicitors in their respective circuits.”

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