Terence Crutcher, Shot by Tulsa PD, Was Family Man
The death of Terence Crutcher, the unarmed Tulsa man shot dead by police on Friday, sparked outrage in the community and around the country, especially after authorities released dashcam and helicopter footage of his death on Monday.
But to Arlando Jasper, he was the man who 15 years ago pulled up to a bus stop and said, at random, “God told me to take you wherever you want to go,” NBC News reported.
Just like that, Crutcher drove him to his job, and they’ve been friends ever since. Crutcher was studying music appreciation at Tusla Community College, and Jasper remembered him as a family man who frequently went to church — so he was shocked at Crutcher’s death.
“He just wanted to be a good father for his children, his four children, he wanted to do something life,” his twin sister, Tiffany Crutcher, said at a news conference on Monday.
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