Baltimore officials try to dampen expectations of an immediate resolution to Gray … – Fox News

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    Police in riot gear walk past boarded up row homes after a 10 p.m. curfew went into effect Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Baltimore. The curfew was imposed after unrest in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (The Associated Press)

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    Police in riot gear line up near the scene of Monday’s riots ahead of a 10 p.m. curfew Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Baltimore. The curfew was imposed after unrest in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (The Associated Press)

Baltimore officials are trying to manage growing expectations they’ll immediately decide whether to prosecute six police officers involved in the arrest of a black man who died of mysterious spinal injuries apparently received while in custody.

In an effort to be transparent, authorities have told the community they plan to turn over the findings of a police investigation into Freddie Gray’s death to a state’s attorney by Friday. Gray’s death a week after his April 12 arrest is what sparked Monday’s riots.

Prosecutors will review the information and eventually decide how to move forward.

But after meeting with high school students Wednesday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake cited rumors that some kind of “verdict” would be rendered as soon as Friday.

Rawlings-Blake said “it became very clear … that people misunderstood.”