Former North Charleston Police Officer Michael Slager Murder Trial Continues

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Former South Carolina police officer is seeking to have a judge throw out a vital piece of evidence against him in the 2015 fatal shooting of unarmed Walter Scott. The evidence is a witness’ cellphone video that captures the shooting death of Scott.

According to the Associated Press, Slager will be pushing for the video to be thrown out in court for a hearing ahead of his federal civil rights trial.

Slager’s civil rights trail is scheduled to take place in May. He still faces murder charges in state court, where his first trail ended in with a hung jury.