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

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

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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