By: Mira Kelley
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The incident was caught on video and ignited more outrage all over due to ongoing racial tension between the general public and police.
Originally Shelby was charged with first degree manslaughter but after hours of deliberation by a jury was acquitted of all charges on Wednesday. Not only are Crutcher's family hurt by the verdict but many citizens are, too. Protests were held at the courthouse in Tulsa but ended around midnight. Officer Shelby's Defense Attorney was caught saying that she is excited about the verdict and ready to get back to her life. (source: npr.org)