Officer Betty Shelby, 42, entered a not guilty plea to first-degree manslaughter charges in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, 40.

https://twitter.com/theGrio/status/781502443628683265 There have been a lot of outrageous excuses for police officers shooting and killing unarmed black men in this country, but Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby‘s has to be the worst. After killing 40-year-old Terence Crutcher last week, Shelby’s attorney Scott Wood revealed that the officer had a temporary loss of hearing during the confrontation with […]

A full toxicology and autopsy report wasn't readily available at the time of reporting, according to KOCO.

The Tulsa County District Attorney's office said that Shelby acted "unreasonably by escalating the situation from a confrontation," and became "emotionally involved," according to an affidavit obtained by ABC News.

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Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby has been charged with first degree felony manslaughter according to Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler. Officer Shelby fatally shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher on a Tulsa Highway. District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler told reporters “We reviewed the facts of the allegations, it is our responsibility to determine if the filing of […]