Nashville cop caught on video shooting a black man dead as he ran away takes ...

Nashville cop caught on video shooting a black man dead as he ran away takes ...
Nashville cop caught on video shooting a black man dead as he ran away takes ...
Nashville cop caught on video shooting a black man dead as he ran away takes three-year plea deal after having first-degree murder charge downgraded to manslaughter Officer Andrew Delke, 27, was less than two weeks away from going on trial on charge of first-degree murder for July 2018 killing of Daniel Hambrick  Delke on Thursday agreed to plead guilty to lesser count of involuntary manslaughter and accept a three-year sentence  Attorney for Hambrick's family said plea deal was made without the knowledge of his mother, who was left 'distraught' and 'very upset'  Surveillance video showed Delke firing at a fleeing Hambrick, who was armed, before he collapsed Delke shot Hambrick in the back, torso and the head, claiming he had 'acted in accordance with his training' 

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A white Nashville police officer who had been facing a murder trial for the shooting death of a black man has agreed to plead guilty to a lesser charge of involuntary manslaughter in exchange for a three-year prison sentence.

Attorney David Raybin confirmed the plea deal on behalf of 27-year-old Officer Andrew Delke, who was less than two weeks away from trial over the death of 25-year-old Daniel Hambrick.

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Delke, who had just resigned from the police force on Thursday morning, is set to appear in court on Friday to finalize the plea agreement with prosecutors. 

Decommissioned MNPD officer Andrew Delke, left, is photographed during a break in a pre-trial hearing for the case against him in the fatal shooting of Daniel Hambrick Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Daniel Hambrick

Nashville police officer Andrew Delke, pictured left talking to his defense attorney on June 15, has agreed to plead guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter, instead of first-degree murder, in connection with the July 2018 killing of Daniel Hambrick, 25 (right) 

Delke, pictured on June 15, had been facing a first-degree murder trial

Delke, pictured on June 15, had been facing a first-degree murder trial

The attorney for Hambrick's family, Joy Kimbrough, said Hambrick's mother, Vickie Hambrick, was not contacted or consulted and did not know about the deal until after it was done. 

Kimbrough said the deal includes a three-year prison sentence. Raybin declined to comment on any sentence length.

'She's very upset about it. She's

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