• Prosecutor to jury: Believe bystander's video, not fired cop

    10 days ago - By News OK

    CHARLESTON, S.C. - A white police officer who fired eight shots at the back of an unarmed black motorist during a foot chase should be convicted of murder or manslaughter, a prosecutor argued Wednesday after a monthlong trial.
    Malice, the evidence required for a murder conviction, had to be in officer Michael Slager's mind the instant he fired at the back of Walter Scott, who at that point was running away, Solicitor Scarlett Wilson argued.
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  • Prosecutor: Murder or manslaughter, fired officer is guilty

    Prosecutor: Murder or manslaughter, fired officer is guilty

    10 days ago - By News OK

    CHARLESTON, S.C. - A white police officer who fired eight shots at the back of an unarmed black motorist during a foot chase should be convicted of murder or manslaughter, a prosecutor argued Wednesday after a monthlong trial.
    Malice - the evidence required for a murder conviction - had to be in officer Michael Slager's mind the instant he fired at Walter Scott, who at that point was running away and posed no threat to him, Solicitor Scarlett Wilson argued.
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  • Prosecutor: Murder or manslaughter, fired officer is guilty

    Prosecutor: Murder or manslaughter, fired officer is guilty

    10 days ago - By Saint Louis Today

    CHARLESTON, S.C. - A fired white police officer who fired eight shots at the back of an unarmed black motorist during a foot chase is guilty of murder or manslaughter, a prosecutor said Wednesday after a monthlong trial.
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