Tulsa Police Officer Shelby says that she fear for her life, even though the deceased 40-year-old victim was unarmed at the time and had his hands up while multiple officers were at the scene.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
September 23, 2016
Tulsa, Oklahoma – On early Friday, Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby was booked around 1:11 a.m. for one felony count of 1st-degree manslaughter and was released about 20 minutes later on a $50,000 bond. Officer Shelby was charged with the homicide of Terence Crutcher, 40.
Crutcher’s car had stalled in the middle of the road and sought help. Officer Shelby was the first officer at the scene and she claims that Crutcher wasn’t answering and questions and was not following lawful orders when he was shot. Shelby says that she fear for her life when she fatally shot Crutcher after another officer at the scene had tased him first.
Crutcher had his hands up when he was fatally shot. A police squad and a hovering helicopter video cameras captured Crutcher’s deadly cold blooded murder.