|The trial is on. Betty Shelby will face a jury for the death of unarmed man.|
Betty Shelby was hoping to have the grand jury throw out her murder charge on the grounds of self-defense. She thought wrong. Trial's on.
She is accused of shooting Terrence Crutcher in the summer of 2016. She was responding to another call when she spotted his vehicle in the middle of the road. She immediately investigated the situation. Crutcher at first seemed to cooperate with her order but refused to listen because he was allegedly high on PCP. She would shoot and kill Terrence upon him getting near his vehicle.
Upon inspection, he had no firearm on him.
Again, I highly doubt she'll be convicted given the track record. The track record of officers getting away with murder is why it's sparking tension between police and the communities they're supposed to protect.
|Will his family see justice?|
These high profile police shootings of unarmed Black people has sparked the Black Lives Matter movement. And it's told that many activists are concerned that the court system is rigged to let cops get away with murder.
Shelby wants to get this dismissed on grounds of self-defense. She wants the court to dig up his past convictions to justify her use of deadly force.
She could face LIFE in the iron college for the charges. She is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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