UPDATE (9/22/16): A warrant has been issued for Betty Shelby, the officer that recently gunned down Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tulsa County District Attorney Stephen Kunzweiler announced that Shelby has officially been charged with first degree manslaughter in the death of this unarmed black man and will be brought to justice in a court of law.
In case you've been living under a rock, here are the details:
Another unarmed black man was killed by a cop, and it was all caught on police dashcam.
In Tulsa, Oklahoma, Terence Crutcher was simply checking out his car that had broken down, when cops found him. Police claimed that Terence “failed to follow repeated commands” and reached into his car. “There was a Taser deployment and a short time later there was one shot fired,” Tulsa police Jeanne MacKenzie told reporters. However, no weapon was found. In fact, Terrence had his hands up walking towards the police in the video, and the second he put them down, cop Betty Shelby fired.
Watch the graphic video below….
Terence later died of his injuries at the hospital.
On another video on a Tulsa police’s helicopter camera, someone is heard saying that Terence looked like a “bad dude.” Even though he clearly wasn’t doing anything wrong, his life was taken away, and the lives of his loved ones forever shattered, including his twin sister Tiffany.
So the next time people get outraged on why folks like Colin Kaepernick are protesting social injustice...here's more proof. All you have to do is LOOK like you’re bad, and that apparently justifies shooting blacks in America. And, even though it’s all on video, what are the chances that this cop is going to be held accountable? #SoundOff