Mayor Keith Summey
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North Charleston mayor: 'Body cameras are on order'

The mayor of North Charleston has announced that "body cameras are on order" in the wake of the shooting of an unarmed black man by a white police officer.

Walter Scott was shot by Michael Slager and footage of the incident was filmed by a passer-by, leading to a murder charge for the officer.

Mayor Keith Summey called the incident a "horrible tragedy" and praised relatives of Mr Scott as an "outstanding family in our community".

  • 08 Apr 2015
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