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Frame from dash cam video provided by the North Charleston Police Department shows Walter Lamer Scott leaving his car after a traffic stop. (AP Photo/North Charleston Police Department)
Frame from dash cam video provided by the North Charleston Police Department shows Walter Lamer Scott leaving his car after a traffic stop. (AP Photo/North Charleston Police Department)
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2 videos leave gap in record of fatal SC police shooting by former NJ man

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Dashboard video shows a police officer making a routine traffic stop. Cellphone video shows the officer shooting the fleeing motorist in the back. What remains a mystery is what happened during the minutes in between that led the polite officer to become a killer.

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Sign held during a protest for the shooting death of Walter Scott at city hall in North Charleston, S.C., Wednesday. ichael Thomas Slager,  has been charged with murder.
Sign held during a protest for the shooting death of Walter Scott at city hall in North Charleston, S.C., Wednesday. ichael Thomas Slager, has been charged with murder.
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Chilling video of fatal police shooting may have an impact beyond one case

NEW YORK (AP) -- Graphic videos have surfaced previously that kindled outrage over police use of force - the Rodney King beating in Los Angeles, last year's chokehold death in New York City. The new video from South Carolina is perhaps the most striking yet - its depiction of a fleeing, unarmed black man being shot in the back by a white policeman so vivid that a murder charge came swiftly.

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Still images taken from an April 4 video shows Walter Lamer Scott's fatal confrontation with now-fired and arrested city patrolman Michael Thomas Slager, in North Charleston, S.C. I (AP Photo/Courtesy of L. Chris Stewart)
Still images taken from an April 4 video shows Walter Lamer Scott's fatal confrontation with now-fired and arrested city patrolman Michael Thomas Slager, in North Charleston, S.C. I (AP Photo/Courtesy of L. Chris Stewart)
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When can police use lethal force against a fleeing suspect?

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The law gives police officers latitude to use deadly force when they feel physically endangered, but there's far less legal flexibility when it comes to opening fire at fleeing individuals.

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Home where six were found dead in South Carolina
Home where six were found dead in South Carolina (WIS TV)
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6 People Dead In SC In Apparent Domestic Dispute

Six people were found dead in a home by SWAT team members who stormed in after police unsuccessfully tried to make contact with someone after receiving a call from a man who said he was thinking about hurting himself.

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