Transcript for New Developments in the Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Black Motorist Terence Crutcher
And we move on into growing outrage after a deadly police shooting tonight the officer's defense for the first time here. Dash cam video showing the article floor with his arms up like they are walking back toward his broken down suvs just moments before he was shot and killed. ABC's claim send Ellis in Tulsa tonight on the officer and her defense. Us. Tonight the Tulsa police officer who killed Tarrant scorcher is telling her side. This was not something that was done out of paid or anger. Through her attorney officer Betty Shelby says scorcher ignored her repeated commands in the minutes before these videos begin. Saying he appeared to be under the influence of drugs she screamed and at a stop stop stop. He walks up to the window faces the -- very. And then look setter. And then his left hand goes into them. The car window and that's when chief Carter Shaw but attorneys for crunchers Stanley reject that saying the video shows there's no way he could have reached for anything. When that was up so how can you should be region into a car. Give the wind is well and there's blared on the glass. And tonight Tulsa police tell ABC news investigators found what they believe is the drug PCP in Carter's car but the tests are not complete. Archer's attorneys accused police of trying to demonize the victim and unarmed man who needed help not a death sentence. We just want to put to rest the idea that they're somehow. That justify it being treated as a criminal who was a friend people. And David while the federal and state investigations are underway city officials here in Tulsa are urging calm.
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