Walter Scott Passenger Speaks Out: 'I'll Never Know Why He Ran'

He was in the car when Scott starting running, was shot by police officer.

"Walter was a dear friend and I miss him every day," said Pierre Fulton, in a statement through his lawyer issued tonight. "Over the past five years he helped me to become a better man and showed me the value of hard work."

But Fulton said, "I'll never know why he ran, but I know he didn't deserve to die. Please keep Walter and his family in your prayers and respect my privacy moving forward."

Then-Officer Michael Slager shot at Scott eight times after he ran from the vehicle April 4 during a routine traffic stop.