(AP) — A white former North Charleston police officer was indicted on a murder charge Monday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man who was running away from the officer after a traffic stop.
The shooting April 4 was captured on video by a bystander and showed officer Michael Slager firing eight times as 50-year-old Walter Scott ran away. The shooting rekindled an ongoing national…(read more)
[VIDEO] South Carolina Police Officer Michael Slager Charged With Murder, Denied Bond, Could Face 30 Years in PrisonPosted: April 8, 2015
South Carolina police officer Michael Slager was charged with murder after a video emerged of him shooting a black man in the back eight times. Mark Kelly reports.