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Footage of a Police Shooting That Jurors Chose Not to Punish

Daniel Shaver was unarmed and begging for his life. This week, a jury found the police officer who killed him not guilty of murder or manslaughter.
Source: Morteza Nikoubazl / Reuters

Last week, in “A Police Killing Without a Hint,” I wrote about Daniel Shaver, an unarmed man killed in a hotel hallway while begging for his life. At the time, the man who shot him, former Officer Philip Brailsford, was on trial for second-degree murder, and body-cam footage of the killing had yet to be released.

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