Wrongly convicted man freed by Queens court after he served eight years for murder of 14-year-old girl

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A wrongly-convicted man was cleared of all charges in a Queens courtroom Thursday in the 2013 murder of a 14-year-old girl headed home from a Sweet 16 party, with his lawyers charging prosecutors and police rigged the investigation. Brooklyn man Shamel Capers, now 24, was behind bars sincehis July 2014 arrest in the killing of honor student D’Aja Robinson and subsequent convictions for murder and criminal possession of a weapon. Prosecutors alleged Capers fired several shots into a city bus where the girl was sitting, but his attorneys said coerced witness testimony and withheld evidence led t…

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