Walter Scott

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December 22, 2016. North Charleston, South Carolina.<br />
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Michael Slager, in the offices of his attorney Andy Savage. <br />
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Walter Scott was shot on April 4, 2015, in North Charleston, South Carolina after a routine traffic stop by police officer Michael Slager. Fearing an outstanding warrant, Scott fled the scene and was briefly chased and caught  by Slager. After a scuffle, Scott ran again and was shot in the back by Officer Slager. A video taken by eyewitness Feidin Santana captured much of the incident, but some facts between the video and the officer's account were disputed.<br />
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Officer Slager's first trial for murder ended on December 5, 2016 in mistrial after the jury couldn't reach a unanimous decision. The lead prosecutor in the case immediately announced her intent to retry Slager, who has also been indicted by federal prosecutors.