After the recent and fatal shooting of South Carolinian Walter Scott, the ” target=”_blank”>officer, Michael T. Slager has been charged with murder. The officer says he feared for his life because the man had taken his stun gun in a scuffle after a traffic stop on Saturday. The shooting came on the heels of high-profile instances of police officers using lethal force in New York, Cleveland, Missouri and elsewhere. The deaths have set off a national debate over whether the police are too quick to use force, specifically when dealing with African American men.
South Carolina officer charged with the murder of Walter Scott. Read more and let us know how you feel about the verdict!