A female police officer from Tulsa, Oklahoma has been charged with first-degree manslaughter after she shot an unarmed black pastor dead while he had his hands up. To see the shooting, click here.
Prosecutors filed charges against Betty Shelby on Thursday for fatally shooting 40-year-old Terence Crutcher last week.
Multiple versions of the shooting and its aftermath showed Crutcher walking away from Shelby with his arms in the air. The police officer claims he was not responding to her requests. She feared he was armed.
If convicted, she could face life in prison.
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