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LIVE BLOG: Slager Trial

Michael Slager in court. (Source: WCSC) Michael Slager in court. (Source: WCSC)
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Deliberations in the five-week Michael Slager trial will continue Monday morning after members of the jury said they were unable to reach a unanimous verdict.

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Michael Slager is charged with murder following the death of motorist Walter Scott, who Slager pulled over for a broken taillight on April 4, 2015. 

Scott was shot as he ran, authorities say. Days later, cellphone video of the incident put worldwide attention on the case.

Slager pleaded not guilty to a murder charge, saying he shot Scott in self-defense after Scott tried to grab his Taser. The jury was told to decide whether Slager is guilty of either murder or voluntary manslaughter or not guilty on the basis of self-defense.

Check back to this story for updates during the trial in the live blog above.

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