Former Baltimore Police officer sentenced for shooting man in the groin

Posted at 6:44 PM, Nov 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-18 18:44:47-05

A former Baltimore Police officer was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday. 

Wesley Cagle was convicted on a weapons charge in the shooting of an unarmed suspect.

In December 2014, Cagle and three other officers responded to a commercial burglary.        

Police said Michael Johansen ran from the building and officers ordered him to show his hands. Johansen reached down, and two officers shot him.

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Cagle approached Johansen, who was lying on the ground, and shot him once in the groin.

Johansen survived and testified against Cagle, who is no longer on the police force.

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