North Charleston Officer to be Charged With Murder After Shooting Fleeing Suspect

North Charleston Police Department Officer Michael Slager will be charged with murder in the shooting death of Walter Scott. The charges were announced about an hour after SLED and the NCPD watched a video showing Slager shoot Scott in the back as he fled from the officer (video is at the conclusion of this post).

Here's what you need to know...

Post & Courier Coverage

Other Local News Coverage

National Headlines

The Video

  • Statement From the Post & Courier: "The following contains unedited, graphic footage of the April 4, 2015, shooting of Walter Scott by North Charleston Patrolman 1st Class Michael Thomas Slager taken by an anonymous bystander."

Walter Scott shooting from The Post and Courier on Vimeo.

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