Terence Crutcher Terence Crutcher was shot and killed in Tulsa, Oklahoma by Officer Betty Shelby on Sept. 16, 2016. Police were called to the scene when Crutcher's vehicile was found abandoned and running in the middle of the road. After refusing to show his hands and failing to follow other police orders, Shelby felt threatend and shot Crutcher. PCP was recovered at the scene, and records show Crutcher had a history of using the drug. On May 17, 2017, a jury acquitted Betty Shelby of first-degree manslaughter.
A Tulsa street could be renamed for a man who was shot and killed by a Tulsa police officer.
At the Tulsa city council meeting tonight there is expected to be a discussion of changing 36th Street North to Terence Crutcher Street at the request of Crutcher's family.
Crutcher was shot and killed by Officer Betty Shelby in 2016.
A jury acquitted Shelby of manslaughter last year.
The estate of Terence Crutcher filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Tulsa.