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Jurors deliberating in Oklahoma officer's manslaughter trial

 


TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Jurors began deliberating Wednesday in the manslaughter trial of a white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year.

The jury will decide whether Tulsa officer Betty Jo Shelby went too far Sept. 16 when she killed 40-year-old Terence Crutcher on a city street where his SUV had stalled.

The jury got the case shortly after noon, following closing arguments in which prosecutors said Crutcher was not a threat to Shelby, did not make any aggressive moves toward her or any of the responding officers and didn't say he was going to be aggressive to...



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