Tulsa police officer who shot Terence Crutcher booked and released from jail

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TULSA, Oklahoma (AP) — Betty Shelby, the officer who fatally shot Terence Crutcher on September 16, has posted bond.

Tulsa County jail records show that 42-year-old Betty Shelby turned herself in early Friday, hours after prosecutors charged her with first-degree manslaughter in the death of Terence Crutcher.

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The records show Shelby was booked at 1:11 a.m. and released at 1:31 a.m. after posting $50,000 bond.

District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler filed the charges Thursday afternoon against Shelby, saying the officer “reacted unreasonably” when she shot Crutcher, who did not have a gun..

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