Last Saturday (April 4), 50-year-old Black man Walter Scott was shot and killed by 33-year-old police officer Michael T. Slager in North Charleston, S.C. As the nation attempts to process the senseless killing of yet another unarmed Black person at the hands of a white cop, facts about the murder of Walter Scott are continually emerging.
Thanks to the diligent and brave efforts taken by bystander Feidin Santana, the man who caught the Scott shooting death on video, Slager was served justice and charged with murder. Still, there are several glaring questions surrounding the case and Scott’s family and and supporters across the nation are demanding answers.
Hip-Hop Wired has compiled 10 key facts about Walter Scott’s murder. This matter will continue to develop and we will update this post accordingly.
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