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Arkansas Cop, Who Threatened to Shoot Protesters, Faces Charges for Shooting Fellow Officer

HeadlineJul 14, 2020

In Arkansas, a police officer who had threatened to shoot protesters through his front door if they ever came to his house has been charged with manslaughter after fatally shooting a fellow police officer who knocked on his front door in early June. Calvin Salyers has claimed the shooting was accidental. Authorities accuse him of shooting his Glock multiple times through his door, hitting Scott Hutton, a U.S. Army veteran who served on the Alexander, Arkansas, police force with him. Hutton had come to the house to pick up a patrol car.

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