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The Shooting of Walter Scott occurred on April 4, 2015, in North Charleston, South Carolina, following a daytime traffic stop for a non-functioning brake light. Scott, an unarmed black man, was fatally shot by Michael Slager, a white North Charleston police officer. Slager was charged with murder after a video surfaced which showed him shooting Scott from behind while Scott was fleeing, and ...
Slager is one of only a few police officers to go to prison for a fatal shooting, and his sentence was the stiffest since the shootings came under scrutiny in recent years.
From Trayvon Martin to Walter Scott: Shooting Cases in the Spotlight
In video provided to The New York Times, a police officer in North Charleston, S.C., is seen shooting an apparently unarmed man after a scuffle following a traffic stop ...
S.C. police officer charged in shooting death of black man. His father, Walter Scott Sr., said Wednesday that the officer "looked like he was trying to kill a deer running through the woods."
The South Carolina Supreme Court has tapped a prominent black judge for the trial of Michael Slager, the former cop charged with murdering Walter Scott.
Charleston suspect's apparent hate-filled manifesto surfaces. One officer can be seen briefly scanning the interior of Roof's vehicle before the suspect is led away and placed into a police car.
Scott is a surname of Scottish origin. It is first attributed to Uchtredus filius Scoti who is mentioned in the charter recording in the foundation of Holyrood Abbey and Selkirk in 1120 and the border Riding clans who settled Peebleshire in the 10th century and the Duke of Buccleuch.
Stunning cellphone video of the shooting helped jump start the Black Lives Matter movement. Some civil rights leaders say without the video, it might have been impossible to even charge Slager.
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