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FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A second Tarrant County grand jury will not charge Ed McIver, Jr. with attempted capital murder or aggravated assault of a police officer.
In March, McIver, Jr. was on the run after police shot and killed his father after his father, Ed McIver shot Fort Worth Police Officer Matt Pearce who was attempting to serve an arrest warrant on McIver.
Pearce was released from the hospital in May.
McIver, Jr. was indicted Tuesday for hindering apprehension and tampering with evidence. Each felony charge carries a potential 10 year prison sentence according to the Tarrant County DA’s Office.
“McIver was a willing participant in the incident which resulted in the attempted murder of FWPD Officer Matt Pearce and he will be prosecuted for his crimes,” said Deputy Criminal Division Cheif Kevin Rousseau.
After that, the Tarrant County DA’s office filed a new attempted capital murder charge against McIver, Jr.
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