After nearly two days of questions and clarifications, the jury was unable to agree on a unanimous verdict for or against Michael Slager, who shot and killed Walter Scott after a traffic stop.
The jury is considering the case of Michael Slager, who shot and killed unarmed motorist Walter Scott in 2015. Jurors told the judge they could not agree, and the judge told them to try one more time.
Courts have ruled that civilians have a constitutional right to videotape police encounters in public. But civilians are not allowed to interfere with police activity.
Discussing the case of a North Charleston, S.C., officer shooting an unarmed man in the back, police chief Eddie Driggers said Wednesday, “I have been praying for peace.”