Michael Slager is charged in the April 2015 shooting death of Walter Scott, who fled from a traffic stop and resisted arrest. The final moments of their encounter were captured on a bystander's cellphone video that shocked the nation.
Ex-cop Michael Slager's attorneys contended in opening statements Thursday that Walter Scott tried to wrestle away a Taser from him. But prosecutors argued that didn't justify shooting Scott in the back.
A jury of six white men, five white women and one black man will hear the case of Michael Slager, charged with murder in the April 2015 shooting death of 50-year-old Walter Scott as he fled a traffic stop in North Charleston.
Take a frame by frame look at the video showing the death of Walter Scott at the hands of Officer Michael Slager. Does it match Slager's incident report and what is the unidentified object he leaves near Scott's body?