Questions about DNA, other evidence could be prosecution hurdle in Walter Scott shooting

-POST & COURIER, SEPTEMBER 20, 2015, FEAT. PROF. SETH STOUGHTON

From the day of the shooting, Michael Slager’s reason for killing Walter Scott centered on his Taser.

The North Charleston police officer said Scott had taken it, so he fired his pistol to stop the threat.

When lab experts later examined the Taser, they picked up signs of DNA from both men. But in a forensics report, the State Law Enforcement Division never noted precisely where on the Taser the investigators found Scott’s DNA. <Read More>