South Carolia Police Shoot Black Man Sean Groubert Levar Edward Jones

Dashcam Shows Black Man Shot by State Trooper

Slate reports on the video, which shows Levar Edward Jones getting shot repeatedly after reaching for his driver's license

by Slate, September 26, 2014

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South Carolia Police Shoot Black Man Sean Groubert Levar Edward Jones

South Carolina state trooper Sean Groubert (left) repeatedly shot Levar Edward Jones as he reached for his license 

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Police dashcam video shows a now-former South Carolina state trooper named Sean Groubert repeatedly shooting a Black man named Levar Edward Jones as Jones reaches into his car to produce his license after being pulled over for a seatbelt violation. The video of the Sept. 4 incident was released Wednesday night by law enforcement officials. Groubert has been fired and charged with felony assault and battery. Jones survived the shooting.

In the video, Groubert can be heard asking to see the Jones's license. When Jones then reaches into the car, Groubert yells, "Get out of the car! Get out of the car!" and begins shooting.







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