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SLED releases dashcam footage of Walter Scott traffic stop

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has released dashcam footage related to the shooting of Walter Scott.

Scott was shot to death during a traffic stop on Saturday morning. 

The dash cam video comes from Michael Slager's North Charleston patrol vehicle and shows what happened in the moments leading up to the shooting and killing of Walter Scott.

The video starts when Slager pulls over Scott's car at Advance Auto Parts on Remount Road. 

Slager is then seen walking up to Scott's car, asking him for his driver's license and registration, and tells him that he was pulled over because a brake light is out. 

Scott says that he is in the process of buying the car from a neighbor and does not have insurance for the vehicle. 

After receiving Scott's license, Slager proceeds back to his patrol car. 

About 30 seconds later, Scott gets out of his car, and Slager can be heard saying,"Have a seat in the car!" Scott then sits back inside his vehicle.

Twenty seconds later, Scott is seen running from the vehicle. Slager then can be heard communicating with emergency dispatch officials of the pursuit. 

Later in the video, Slager can be heard saying,"Taser! Taser! Taser!" and "Get on the ground!"

The video also shows a passenger in Scott's car. 

An amateur video of the shooting led to a murder charge against former North Charleston Police officer Michael Slager.

During a Wednesday afternoon press conference, North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey said he and North Charleston Police Chief Eddie Driggers had not seen the dashcam video because it was turned over to SLED.

This is a developing story.

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