• FILE- In this June 16, 2016, file photo, Peter Peraza, a Broward County sheriff's deputy testifies at his trial in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. A judge has dismissed a manslaughter charge, Wednesday, July 27, 2016, against Peraza, who claimed self-defense in the 2014 fatal shooting of a black man carrying what turned out to be an air rifle. (Rafael Olmeda/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)

    Judge dismisses manslaughter charge against Florida deputy

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday dismissed a manslaughter charge against a Florida deputy who claimed self-defense in the 2014 fatal shooting of a 33-year-old black man carrying what turned out to be an air rifle.