Killing of Charlie Jackson in Georgia in 1932
Charlie Jackson (1906-1932), a laborer, was killed by police officer H.H. Ramsaur in Atlanta, Georgia. Ramsaur and officers Turner and Pittman received a tip on the whereabouts of a person suspected of robbing a furniture store employee. They organized a posse and surrounded the home of the suspect. Ramsaur found Jackson and another man on the back porch. Ramsaur claimed that when Jackson came at him with a knife, he shot him.
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