OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Testimony has concluded in the trial of an Oklahoma police captain charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of an unarmed teenager.
Testimony ended Monday after Del City police Capt. Randy Harrison testified in his own defense. Prosecution and defense attorneys are scheduled to present closing arguments before Harrison's 12-member jury deliberates a verdict in the case.
Harrison is accused in the March 14, 2012, death of 18-year-old Dane Scott Jr. A 23-year veteran officer in an Oklahoma City suburb, Harrison has pleaded not guilty. He faces four years to life in prison if convicted.
Harrison testified that he did not want to shoot Scott but believed he had no choice. Harrison says he believed Scott was reaching for a handgun in his pants pocket as he ran away.