Walter Scott killing: Expert says struggle over stun gun preceded shooting

Former South Carolina officer Michael Slager fought the unarmed suspect on the ground and warned, "Let go of the Taser before I shoot you," a forensic witness testified Tuesday, attempting to back the ex-cop's claim the man had reached for his stun gun.

The testimony of Grant Fredericks, a forensics video expert, came on the day the prosecution rested its case in Slager's sentencing hearing on a charge of violating the civil rights of Walter Scott, a 50-year-old black man whose fatal 2015 shooting brought international attention to North Charleston.

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Source: Philly Tribune

Source: Philly Tribune