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Mountie to testify in manslaughter trial for shooting near Thompson

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A Mountie charged with manslaughter in the shooting of a northern Manitoba man is expected to testify Wednesday in his own defence.

Constable Abram Letkeman is accused in the 2015 death of Steven Campbell, who was behind the wheel of a Jeep that the Mountie had tried to pull over for erratic driving.

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Letkeman shot Campbell at least nine times near Thompson.

Tuesday, a police expert testified that Letkeman made a disastrous tactical decision to step in front of the vehicle before he pulled the trigger repeatedly.

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