>> Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma releasing this video Monday showing an officer shooting and killing an unarmed black man who had his hands in the air. It's the latest in a string of such shooting by police in the US. Tulsa police saying they chose to release the graphic video from three days earlier as a matter of transparency.
Reuters Correspondent John Herskovitz.>> The Chief of Police for Tulsa said that he was just disgusted by what he saw. But he also added that details indicated that the suspect who was shot by police was not following police instructions. Perhaps giving police an out in this.>> Police say 40 year old Terence Crutcher's SUV broke down in the moments leading up to the shooting.
As events unfolded one officer in a police helicopter overheard on audio says Crutcher was not following instruction. Another says, quote, that looks like a bad dude, too, could be on something. Crutcher's family is seeking criminal charges.>> The police were facing pressure from the family of the man.
And also from various civil rights groups. Because it became apparent, at least to them, that this incident, that they saw this incident as an unjustified shooting.>> The shooting officer, a female, has been placed on administrative leave. The Department of Justice is looking into the incident as a possible civil rights violation.