No Justice For #WalterScott: Mistrial Declared In Michael Slager Murder Trial

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Mistrial Declared In Walter Scott Case

The South Carolina officer who gunned down Walter Scott as he ran away has escaped a conviction.

A jury decided that they couldn’t unanimously convict former officer Michael Slager who was seen on tape shooting Scott in the back.

A single juror caused the mistrial when he told the Judge and the prosecution that “I still cannot without a reasonable doubt convict the defendant. I cannot and will not change my mind.”

According to ABC News, the jury was also allowed to consider a voluntary manslaughter charge but failed to convict on that charge as well.

All is not completely lost however, Slager also faces a federal trial next year.

Are you even remotely surprised at the results of the Micahel Slager trial??

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