Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Man On Paid Leave

unarmed Jason Walker, 37, was shot and killed
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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- A Cumberland County Sheriff's Office lieutenant is on administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal investigation after he shot and killed an unarmed Black man while off duty Saturday, Sheriff Ennis Wright announced Monday.

The lieutenant, identified by Wright as Jeffrey Hash, has served with the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office since 2005 and is currently assigned as a lieutenant in the Civil Section. According to a Sheriff's Office spokeswoman, Hash is on paid administrative leave.

An unarmed Jason Walker, 37, was shot and killed by Hash about 2:15 p.m. Saturday in front of his home. Read more.

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