Hennepin County prosecutor Michael Freeman says there is currently no evidence to bring charges against one of the four officers involved in George Floyd's death.
Freeman responded to a question from a reporter asking why there are no charges against Derek Chauvin, the cop who was directly involved in Floyd's death.
Freeman said the video is "graphic and horrific and terrible," but "there is other evidence that does not support a criminal charge."
"My business is 'is it criminal?' and that's what we have to prove," he said
Freeman said his office will not rush to justice but they will "wade through" the evidence before charges can be brought.
U.S Attorney Erica McDonald said police are given "wide latitude" to use "a certain amount of force" and she is trying to determine if excessive force was used in this case.
All four officers were fired on Tuesday, a day after Floyd died.
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