4:15pm CT Thursday 22 September 2016
via Twitter and NBC News…
Terence Crutcher Shooting: Tulsa County District Attorney Charges Officer Shelby With Manslaughter – http://goo.gl/news/L6Zz7
- 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.
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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