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Eric Courtney Harris

Experts Doubt Oklahoma Deputy’s Claim He Confused Pistol With Stun Gun

Bates has been charged with manslaughter by local prosecutors, who say his negligence led to Harris’ death. He faces up to four years in prison if convicted.

April 17, 2015

Oklahoma Reserve Deputy Thought He Was Using A Taser, Not A Gun

A white reserve deputy accidentally shot an unarmed black man with a gun instead of a Taser, and Oklahoma law enforcement officials berated the man as he lay dying on the ground.

April 13, 2015