Tag: Black Motorist

S.C. Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Motorist Released on Bail

The former South Carolina police officer charged with murder for fatally shooting an unarmed motorist in the back last April was released on bail Monday night. Michael Slager, 35, theformer North Charleston police officer who was caught on video shooting 50-year-old Walter Scott eight times in the back as he…

Cop Who Killed Corey Jones Fired; Criminal Probe Continues

The Florida police officer who shot and killedCorey Jones,a Black motorist who was waiting for a tow truck on the side of a highway last month, has been fired, the city of Palm Beach Gardens said Thursday, and a criminal investigation is ongoing. Jones, 31, was a well-known drummer for…