Feds won't pursue NYPD shooting of man in 2006

Friends and family of Sean Bell stand in the dark near a banner depicting Bell, in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007. The family of Sean Bell, the groom fatally shot by police on his wedding day, has begun a 24-hour, 50-day vigil at the banner in front of a police precinct to call for indictments in the case and the appointment of a special prosecutor. ((AP Photo/Seth Wenig))

February 16, 2010 12:44:41 PM PST
Three New York police officers who killed an unarmed man in a 50-shot barrage outside a seedy strip club hours before his wedding will not face civil rights charges, federal authorities said Tuesday.