Freddie Gray fallout: Baltimore will never be the same

  • Congressman Elijah Cummings and State Senator Catherine Pugh march with demonstrators as they protest the curfew on Pennsylvania Avenue in Baltimore, Md., on May 1, 2015.
  • People celebrate in the street the day of the announcement of charges against the police officers involved in Freddie Gray’s arrest, May 1, 2015, in Baltimore, Calif.
  • Demonstrators celebrate the news that the States Attorney filed charges against 6 Baltimore City Police Officers in the Freddie Gray case in a march from City Hall, to the Western Police District and back, in Baltimore, Md., on May 1, 2015.
  • Protesters march on North Avenue after Baltimore authorities released a report on the death of Freddie Gray on May 1, 2015 in Baltimore, Md.
  • Demonstrators celebrate the news that the States Attorney filed charges against 6 Baltimore City Police Officers in the Freddie Gray case, at the intersection of North and Pennsylvania in Baltimore, Md., May 1 2015.
  • Demonstrators celebrate the news that the States Attorney filed charges against 6 Baltimore City Police Officers in the Freddie Gray case, at the intersection of North and Pennsylvania in Baltimore, Md., May 1 2015.
  • Demonstrators march in Baltimore, Md., May 1, 2015. Baltimore residents cautiously celebrated news on Friday that six police officers involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray face criminal charges, a marked contrast to recent rioting over fraught relations between police and the African-American community.
  • Residents who marched from west Baltimore to City Hall, react to the protest leaders who were chronicling the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, in Baltimore, Md., April 30, 2015.
  • Protesters link arms while marching toward City Hall to demonstrate the police-custody death of Freddie Gray, April 30, 2015, in Baltimore, Md.
  • A resident looks out of a home onto North Avenue, near the scene of Monday’s riots, after a 10 p.m. curfew went into effect, April 29, 2015, in Baltimore, Md.
  • Police prepare ahead of a 10 p.m. curfew, April 29, 2015, in Baltimore. 
  • Protesters demonstrate ahead of a 10 p.m. curfew Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Baltimore.
  • A member of the Maryland National Guard sits in a military vehicle after a curfew went into place for the second night in a row, April 29, 2015, in Baltimore.
  • A protestor wears a flag decorated with the name of Freddie Gray during a demonstration outside City Hall, April 29, 2015, in Baltimore, Md.
  • People wait for the bus at the Mondawmin Station while police secure Mondawmin Mall on April 29, 2015 in Baltimore, Md.
  • Law enforcement officials protect Mondawmin Mall from potential looters on April 29, 2015 in Baltimore, Md.
  • Protestors demonstrate outside the State Attorney’s office calling for the continued investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, April 29, 2015, in Baltimore.
  • Fans sit outside Camden Yards ballpark before the start of the Baltimore Orioles against Chicago White Sox America League baseball game in Baltimore, Md., April 29, 2015. In what will be a first for Major League Baseball, the Baltimore Orioles will host the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday in a stadium closed to fans as Baltimore copes with some of the worst U.S. urban rioting in years.
  • Police ride on an armored vehicle through the area where Monday’s riots occurred following the funeral for Freddie Gray, after a 10 p.m. curfew went into effect, April 28, 2015, in Baltimore.
  • Riot police line the street after curfew the night following citywide riots over the death of Freddie Gray on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Md.
  • A protester walks through smoke as police enforce a mandatory, city-wide curfew of 10PM near the CVS pharmacy that was set on fire yesterday during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray, on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Md.
  • A protester sits in front of riot police minutes before a mandatory, city-wide curfew of 10 p.m. near the CVS pharmacy that was set on fire yesterday during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray, on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Md.
  • Police officers stand guard April 28, 2015, in Baltimore, Md.
  • Young people in cars drive towards a phalanx of Baltimore riot police honking their horns and raising their hands with peace signs the night after citywide riots on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Md.
  • Residents dance to the drums of a community band near the corner of W North Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue as others nearby protest (unseen) the death of 25-year-old black man Freddie Gray who died in police custody in Baltimore, Md., April 28, 2015.
  • A man talks to police near the CVS pharmacy that was set on fire yesterday during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray, on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Md.
  • Daquan Green, age 17, sits on the curb while riot police stand guard near the CVS pharmacy that was set on fire yesterday during rioting after the funeral of Freddie Gray, on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Md.
  • Men shout “Freddie G” as they protest against the death of 25-year-old black man Freddie Gray who died in police custody in Baltimore, Md., April 28, 2015.
  • A protester yells “register to vote” near the condemned CVS Pharmacy building on Pennsylvania Avenue in Baltimore, Md., April 28, 2015.
  • A man watches as the Baltimore fire department fights a fire in Baltimore, Md. on April 28, 2015. 
  • Residents clean streets as law enforcement officers stand guard on April 28, 2015, in the aftermath of rioting in Baltimore the previous evening.
  • A looted wig shop is seen in Baltimore, Md. on April 28, 2015
  • Baltimore state troopers stand guard on Pennsylvania Avenue in Baltimore, Md on April 28, 2015. 
  • A woman cleans up a CVS store that was looted and set on fire during clashes with police in Baltimore, Md. on April 28, 2015.
  • The remains of a senior center that burned during night riots on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Md
  • The remains of a senior center that burned during night riots on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Md. 
  • The remains of a senior center bus set ablaze during night riots are seen at dawn on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore. Freddie Gray, 25, was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Houses housing project on Baltimore’s west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody.
  • A protestor throws a liquor bottle at police lines during riots in Baltimore on April 27, 2015.
  • Two cars burn in the middle of an intersection at New Shiloh Baptist Church on April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Md.
  • Firefighters attempt to put out a building that was set on fire during riots in Baltimore on April 27, 2015 following the death of Freddie Gray from injuries suffered while in police custody. Violent erupted with several people throwing debris at police and media and burning cars and businesses.
  • A man crosses the street over burning debris between police and rioters during riots in Baltimore late on April 27, 2015.
  • A police officer stands guard April 27, 2015, after rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers.
  • A rioter screams from atop a burning car during clashes in Baltimore on April 27, 2015. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard to address the violence in Baltimore, his office said on Monday. Several Baltimore police officers were injured on Monday in violent clashes with young people after the funeral of a black man, Freddie Gray, who died in police custody, and local law enforcement warned of a threat by gangs.
  • Firefighters battle a blaze on April 27, 2015, after rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers.
  • A protester walks through the smoke of burning Baltimore buildings set ablaze by rioters as a police armored car drives past during clashes in Baltimore, Md., April 27, 2015.
  • Law enforcement officers detain a demonstrator on Gilmore Avenue near Baltimore Police Department Western District during a protest against the death of Freddie Gray in police custody, in Baltimore April 25, 2015. Thousands of people marched peacefully through downtown Baltimore on Saturday to protest the unexplained death of the 25-year-old black man in police custody but pockets of violence erupted when a small group smashed windows and threw bottles at officers. 
  • A demonstrator raises his fist as police stand in formation as a store burns, April 27, 2015, during unrest following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Md.
  • A man rides a bicycle through heavy smoke that is emitting from a nearby store on fire, Monday, April 27, 2015, during unrest following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Md.
  • A man attempts to calm down demonstrators as a CVS pharmacy burns at the corner of Pennsylvania and North avenues during violent protests following the funeral of Freddie Gray April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Md.
  • Firefighters prepare to put out a fire at a store, April 27, 2015, during unrest following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Md.
  • A mixture of milk and water rolls down a man’s chest after he was pepper sprayed by the Baltimore Police during violent protests following the funeral of Freddie Gray April 27, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray, 25, who was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Homes housing project on Baltimore’s west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody.
  • Police take security measures during protests over the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Md., on April 27, 2015.
  • Protestors throw rocks during clashes with police on April 27, 2015 in Baltimore. Violent street clashes erupted in Baltimore after friends and family gathered for the funeral of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man whose death in custody triggered a fresh wave of protests over US police tactics. Police said at least seven officers were injured – one of them was unresponsive – as youths hurled bricks and bottles and destroyed at least one police vehicle in the vicinity of the shopping mall not far from the church where the funeral took place.
  • A Baltimore Police officer checks on a man who was injured along Reisterstown Road near Mondawmin Mall during a protest April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Md.
  • Baltimore police officers carry an injured comrade as they clash with protesters in the streets near Mondawmin Mall April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Md.
  • Demonstrators gesture near Camden Yards to protest against the death in police custody of Freddie Gray in Baltimore April 25, 2015. At least 2,000 people protesting the unexplained death of Gray, 25, while in police custody marched through downtown Baltimore on Saturday, pausing at one point to confront officers in front of Camden Yards, home of the Orioles baseball team.
  • Protesters jump on a police car at a rally to protest the death of Freddie Gray who died following an arrest in Baltimore April 25, 2015. More than 1,000 demonstrators chanting “shut it down” marched through Baltimore on Saturday to protest the death of a black man who died after being taken into police custody.
  • Demonstrators throw rocks to the police, after the funeral of Freddie Gray, April 27, 2015, at New Shiloh Baptist Church in Baltimore.
  • A protestor gestures before riot police on April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland on April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Md.

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BALTIMORE – The six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray were charged with crimes ranging from murder to manslaughter to assault, Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Friday – a significant new development in a case that has provoked days of widespread protests in the highly segregated city.

Gray, a 25-year-old black man, died April 19 following a severe spinal cord injury suffered while in police custody. He was arrested on April 12, apparently for possession of a switchblade. Mosby, at a press conference, said the knife was not a switchblade and was legal under Maryland law, making Gray’s arrest illegal.

“No crime was committed by Freddie Gray,” Mosby said to cheers, adding that the investigation is ongoing. In the aftermath of Mosby’s presser, far more jubilant crowds gathered in the city, some chanted “convict all six.”

Office Caesar Goodson, who drove the police van that carried Gray to a local precinct, faces the most severe charge, second-degree depraved heart murder, which carries a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison. Other charges include manslaughter and second-degree assault. A full list of the officers’ names and charges is below.

RELATED: Meet Marilyn Mosby, the woman overseeing the Gray investigation

“I was sickened and heartbroken by the statement of charges we heard today,” Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said in a brief but impassioned statement, ”because no one in our city is above the law. Justice must apply to all of us equally.”

“There will be justice,” the mayor added. All six of the indicted officers were taken into custody Friday and NBC News has confirmed that all of them were bonded out less than 24 hours later.

Rawlings-Blake said that most officers on the city’s police force serve with “courage and distinction.” But, she added, “to those of you who wish to engage in brutality, misconduct, racism and corruption, let me be clear, there is no place in the Baltimore Police Department for you.”

Gray’s stepfather, Richard Shipley, said the family was satisfied with the charges and pleaded for peace in the city.

“If you are not coming in peace, please do not come at all,” Shipley said in a series of brief but emotional remarks in a press conference Friday. “Because this city needs to get back to work. The last thing that Freddie woulkd want is for the hard working people of Baltimore to lose their jobs and businesses because of his death.”

“Where bad policeman fear committing misconduct because good policeman no longer fear preventing, correcting, reporting it … the blue wall of silence which makes policeman wrongfully conspire to conceal evil, must come down,” Gray family attorney Billy Murphy added.

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Baltimore has been gripped by unrest over Gray’s mysterious death. Riots and looting broke out Monday night hours after Gray’s funeral. In response, the city was placed under a state of emergency and the National Guard was deployed into the streets. A citywide curfew has been in effect since Tuesday. Police say they are expecting large demonstrations this weekend.

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