Crowdfunding site Indiegogo suspended a fundraising campaign Tuesday for Oklahoma reserve deputy Robert Bates, who was captured on tape in a fatal police shooting.
Bates, 73, says he mistook his hand gun for a stun gun when he fired live ammunition at 44-year-old Eric Harris, who could be seen on the video filmed April 2 being pursued by police.
Shortly after the footage went public, a campaign page was placed on Indiegogo by an anonymous user seeking up to $25,000 for a legal defense fund. “Help us end the vicious attacks on police,” the organizers wrote on the webpage, shortly before the campaign was suspended on Tuesday. The page has since been taken down.
“Our trust and safety team regularly conducts verifications and this campaign is currently suspended pending review,” an Indiegogo spokesperson said to TIME.
No one had donated to the campaign since its launch on April 13. Indiegogo recently shut down a previous fundraiser for the South Carolina officer who was charged with murder.
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