South Carolina cop charged in slaying served in Brevard while in Coast Guard

(North Charleston Police)

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – The South Carolina police officer charged with murder after a video emerged apparently showing him shooting a fleeing man in the back, served in the Coast Guard at Port Canaveral, Local 6 news partner Florida Today reports.

A story earlier this week In the The Post and Courier newspaper in Charleston, South Carolina, about the shooting noted the officer's, Michael T. Slager, Coast Guard service. That story was published before the video was released.

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