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).
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Post & Courier Coverage
Other Local News Coverage
- 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."