Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby was charged with first degree manslaughter in the shooting death of unarmed black man Terence Crutcher.
The Tulsa D.A. accused Shelby of “escalating” while Crutcher tried to surrender. Shelby shot Terence Crutcher after his car stalled on a Tulsa street.
Now: Tulsa D.A. charges officer with manslaughter for shooting Terrence Crutcher, says she was "escalating" while he tried to surrender: pic.twitter.com/9cAAA3goEJ
— Ari Melber (@AriMelber) September 22, 2016
Watch the Tulsa D.A. announce charges against Officer Betty Shelby: