South Carolina Police Officer Charged With Murder After Shooting Man In Back

South Carolina Police Officer Charged With Murder After Shooting Man In Back Michael Slager Walter Scott

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A white police officer who shot and killed a black man after a traffic stop was charged with murder in North Charleston, S.C., on Tuesday.  

The Post and Courier, a newspaper in Charleston, reports that officials played a video for reporters that showed Officer Michael Slager, 33, firing at 50-year-old Walter Scott as he fled, his back toward the officer.

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