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Tulsa police have released a disturbing dash cam recording showing a police officer fatally shoot and kill an unarmed Black man, who had his hands up in the air.

On Friday night as his car stalled, Terence Crutcher was later tased by Officer Tyler Turnbough and shot and killed by Officer Betty Shelby, says the New York Daily News. Crutcher, 40, who had no weapon on him, was just on his way home.

While a female officer told dispatch that Crutcher wouldn’t “show me his hands,” according to the footage, he was walking back toward his car with his hands raised in the air. Crutcher even placed his hands on the side of his SUV. Not too long after, four officers surrounded him.

According to the Daily News, one officer said, “He’s got his hands up there for her now,” and another said, “Time for a Taser, I think.” Then, the first officer said, “I’ve got a feeling that’s about to happen,” and another one said, “That looks like a bad dude, too. Probably on something.”

Soon after, the father of four was tasered and then shot, BBC News wrote. Officers then left Crutcher lying on the ground for nearly two minutes before checking his pulse and administering first aid, says The Root.

Crutcher was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Some of the footage in this video may be offensive to viewers. Please watch with caution…

 

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