Vacant home of South Carolina cop who shot fleeing Walter Scott set ablaze by arsonists

Vacant home of South Carolina cop who shot fleeing Walter Scott set ablaze by arsonists

Arsonists appear to have struck the home of Michael Slager, the white South Carolina police officer indicted for shooting Walter Scott in the back and killing him in April.

The blaze was set Friday night and reported at 9:20 p.m., with neighbors seeing either one or two people dressed in black running away from Slager’s former residence in Hanahan, the Post and Courier reports.

The North Charleston police officer no longer lives at the home, Hanahan police Lt. Michael Fowler told ABC4. …

A glass cocktail bottle was found at the home and believed to be the incendiary device, and will be sent for DNA testing Monday. But there is no named suspect yet. The Post and Courier reports Slager’s home has been vacant since Slager was arrested.

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