Lest We Forget

Eric Harris1971 -2015

On April 2, 2015, 44-year-old African-American Eric Harris was fatally shot during an undercover sting in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was unarmed when he was shot in the back by officer Robert Bates.

Bates was convicted of second-degree manslaughter and sentenced to 4 years in prison. He was released from prison after 18 months.