The Ohio sheriff's deputy who shot Casey Goodson Jr. in the back five times was charged with murder Thursday, as Goodson's family also filed a federal civil rights lawsuit and the now-retired deputy publicly shared details of what happened from his perspective for the first time. The December 2020 shooting of Goodson, who was Black, by longtime deputy Jason Meade, who is white, led to protests in Columbus and many lingering questions, in part because the killing wasn't recorded on body or dash camera footage. Meade's lawyer says the deputy fired when Goodson pointed a gun at him.
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