Ex-Officer Sentenced to 25 Years in Black Motorist’s Killing

Nouman Raja was the first person in Florida in nearly 30 years to be convicted and sentenced for an on-duty killing — and one of only a few nationwide.

  • Published 25 April 2019
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida police officer was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday for the fatal on-duty shooting of a black musician whose SUV had broken down after a late-night concert. Former Palm Beach Gardens officer Nouman Raja was the first person in Florida in nearly 30 years to be convicted and sentenced for an on-duty killing — and one of only a few nationwide. The 41-year-old defendant was… Read at AP News