Cop’s Body Cam Footage Leads To Murder Charges





We have yet another instance of an unarmed black man being shot to death by police. But there’s a twist to this story: the officer has been charged with murder and will be prosecuted. Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

"Samuel DuBose, 43, was killed on 19 July by a single shot to the head fired by University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing during a routine traffic stop, in which DuBose was pulled over for not having a front license plate.
Tensing had maintained he was “dragged” by Dubose’s vehicle after the two entered into a physical altercation and was forced to shoot, but Hamilton County prosecutor Joseph Deters said body-camera evidence completely contradicted this account.


In a frank assessment of the officer’s conduct, Deters said Tensing had “purposely killed” DuBose and that he “should never have been a police officer”.”*

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