If they wish, prosecutors can retry Swartz on the lesser charges only.
Now at the top of the hour, the protest continues. They feel today’s verdict in the murder trial of Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz is wrong, and they want to seek justice for Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez. @kgun9pic.twitter.com/rdMwN4gPqf
Later in the night, protesters started to disrupt traffic near downtown.
Law enforcement personnel look on as protestors block on & off-ramps to I-10. Protest erupted after a jury found Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz not guilty of 2nd degree murder @kgun9pic.twitter.com/bPyQ45pLlh