American policeman kills a man – level 1

14-04-2015 07:00

This news is from South Carolina. South Carolina is a state in the USA.

This news is not good. A police offer stops a driver. It is a normal traffic stop, but it goes wrong.

The driver runs out of his car. The policeman wants to stop him. He tries to stop him with a stun gun. Later, he shoots him with a normal gun. The policeman shoots the driver five times. The driver dies.

Somebody walks by. He sees all of this. He films it. He tells people about it. Now this policeman is in trouble.

Difficult words: traffic stop (when a policeman stops a driver to see if everything is OK), stun gun (a gun which can stop somebody, but cannot kill), shoot (to use a gun).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

Does this happen in more countries? Or is it just the USA? What do you think?

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