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Former S.C. Police Officer Pleads Guilty In Shooting Of Walter Scott

Michael Slager pleaded guilty to a federal civil rights charge for using excessive force in attempting to arrest Scott in 2015. As part of the plea deal, the state will drop a pending murder charge.

A former police officer in North Charleston, S.C., accused in the shooting death of an unarmed black man in 2015 has pleaded guilty to a federal civil rights charge, according to his lawyer.

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