Former North Charleston, S.C., police Officer Michael Slager, seen leaving the Charleston County Courthouse after his murder trial ended in a mistrial in December 2016, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a federal civil rights violation.
Chris Stewart, the attorney for Walter Scott's family, answers questions Sept. 10 during a news conference after a bail hearing for former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager in Charleston, S.C.
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Makeshift memorials to Walter Scott sprouted up at the scene of his fatal encounter with Michael Slager, the police officer who shot him in the back as he ran away following a routine traffic stop.
North Charleston Mayor R. Keith Summey (left) and police Chief Eddie Driggers spoke Wednesday about a video that shows a white police officer fatally shooting a fleeing black man after a traffic stop.
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