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Activists Press South Carolina for Police Body Cameras After Shooting

Civil rights leaders urged lawmakers on Thursday to require all police officers in South Carolina to wear body cameras after a bystander filmed the death of a black man who was shot in the back by a white police officer as he ran away. Dot Scott, president of the Charleston chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, said it was unlikely the officer would have been arrested on a murder charge had the shooting of 50-year-old Walter Scott on Saturday not been...

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