Official manslaughter charge filed against former police officer

Former Little Rock PoliceOfficer Josh Hastings will most likely go to trial to determine if he respondedin the correct manner when he shot and killed a teenager.

Prosecutors are movingforward with the case by filing an official manslaughter charge Friday.

Hastings shot and killed BobbyMoore Jr. in August when he came upon the 15-year-old breaking into a car.

He argues he only took thenecessary actions to protect himself. Hastings was fired from the policedepartment after an internal investigation.