Protests in Baltimore after mistrial

Published 6:24 PM ET, Wed December 16, 2015
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A demonstrator is detained outside a Baltimore courthouse on Wednesday, December 16, after the mistrial of William Porter, one of six Baltimore police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray. Jurors said they were deadlocked and unable to reach a unanimous verdict. Jose Luis Magana/AP
Law enforcement officers try to calm down a crowd gathered in front of the courthouse on December 16. Gray died in April after sustaining a neck injury while in police custody. Mark Wilson/Getty Images
Baltimore City State Attorney Marilyn Mosby leaves the courthouse on December 16. Prosecutors will decide whether to retry the case. Mark Wilson/Getty Images
Officers stand guard in front of the courthouse's main entrance as people protest on December 16. Jose Luis Magana/AP
Porter, right, walks into the courthouse during jury deliberations. He had been charged with involuntary manslaughter, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office. The police union said Porter and his attorneys will continue to press for his acquittal. Patrick Semansky/AP
A man displays a sign outside of the courthouse during jury deliberations on December 16. Patrick Semansky/AP
A woman on December 16 sits below a mural depicting Gray at the intersection of his arrest. Bill Murphy, an attorney for the Gray family, stressed that the hung jury doesn't mean Porter's case is over. "I don't buy the nonsense that this is somehow a victory for either side. It's not," he told reporters. "It's just a bump on the road to justice, and you know, the road to justice has lot of bumps." Patrick Semansky/AP