Former Police Officer Michael Slager Pleads Guilty In The Shooting Death Of Walter Scott


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By: Rog   Channel : Police Activity  

Info : Published on May 03, 2017

In a plea deal with prosecutors, former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager admitted to using excessive force in the 2015 shooting death of Walter Scott. Slager shot Scott in the back as the unarmed man was running away from Slager after a traffic stop. In a reversal from his previous account, Slager admitted in court Tuesday that he did not shoot Scott in self-defense and said that his use of force was unreasonable.

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