Tulsa Police Chief Reveals New Details in the Shooting of #TerenceCrutcher

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The initial moments of Mr Crutcher's encounter with police are not shown in the footage.

The initial call was that Terence Crutcher's SUV was stalled in the road, so Bartlett said when she pulled up, Officer Shelby activated the rear emergency lights for traffic control. Scott Wood, an attorney representing Shelby, told Tulsa World when the officer arrived on the scene, the SUV was parked in the middle of the road with the engine running and the doors wide open. Seconds before he was shot, police dash-cam and helicopter footage shows, he had walked to his vehicle with his hands held over his head as Officer Betty Shelby walked behind him, her gun raised. He then puts his hands on the vehicle.

In the clip from the helicopter hovering overhead, an officer could be heard saying: "He's got his hands up there for her now".

He then collapsed with one officer saying on the police radio, "I think he may have just been Tasered" and then another one, saying, "shots fired".

Police showed the video to Crutcher's family Sunday afternoon, and then o a group of local community leaders and ministers.

Crutcher is one of at least 680 people - 161 of them black men - who have been shot and killed by police officers this year, according to a Washington Post database tracking police shootings. A pop is heard and he falls a few seconds later.

"Shots fired!" a female voice can be heard yelling.

"He has his hands up and is facing the auto and looks at Shelby, and his left hand goes through the vehicle window, and that's when she fired her shot", said Wood, who could not be reached for comment on Tuesday. One of the backup officers deployed a taser nearly at the same time Shelby, who did not have a taser, fired her service pistol and radioed that shots had been fired. She was not immediately available for comment. He did say that no weapon was found on Mr. Crutcher or in his SUV. Police officers follow closely behind him.

Police work the scene of a shooting late Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 in Tulsa, Okla.

Wood added that Crutcher was acting erratically and refusing to comply with several officer orders, attempting to put his hand in his pocket and reaching inside his auto window before he was shot.

With relations between police and blacks in Tulsa already uneasy, the community needs to be the place where change happens, Ms Crutcher said.

The US Department of Justice has launched a separate civil rights inquiry into the officers' use of force, US Attorney Danny Williams with the Northern District of Oklahoma said yesterday. However, due to a blood-like stain on Terence's right-handside, it was made apparent.

"We ask for facts, we ask for answers, and we clearly got it through the video and we are devastated", said Crutcher's twin sister, Tiffany Crutcher.

He then says: "That looks like a bad dude, too".

She said it was clear to her that Terence died because of a Tulsa Police officer's "negligence and incompetency and insensitivity". That big bad dude loved God.

By the time it was over, the 40-year-old father of four was dead.

Terence Crutcher was on his way home from a class at a local college when he was asked to pull over by police officers.