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Breaking News 4:15pm CT Thursday 22 September 2016: Tulsa County District Attorney charges Officer Shelby with Manslaughter of Terence Crutcher


4:15pm CT Thursday 22 September 2016


Jim Lantern

via Twitter and NBC News…

Terence Crutcher Shooting: Tulsa County District Attorney Charges Officer Shelby With Manslaughter –


  • An Oklahoma police officer has been charged with manslaughter for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man, the Tulsa County District Attorney announced Thursday.
  • Officer Betty Shelby was charged with manslaughter in the first degree for the shooting of Terence Crutcher on Friday night, Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler said at a press conference.
  • “In the matter of the death of Terence Crutcher, I determine that the filing of the felony crime of manslaughter in the first degree against the Tulsa Police officer Betty Shelby is warranted,” Kunzweiler said.
  • Crutcher, 40, was shot and killed as he approached his SUV with his arms raised late Friday. The incident was caught on police helicopter and dashcam video.

Related: Tulsa Cop Betty Shelby’s Past Under Scrutiny After Terence Crutcher Shooting

Also, reported by local News9 on TV, which I just tweeted about at Twitter…

Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby charged with manslaughter, is also a trained EMT, let Terence Crutcher bleed to death after she shot him.


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