Tag: Police Killing

Ex-Cop Jason Stockley Found Not Guilty In Black Man’s Death

A former St. Louis police officer was found not guilty Friday of murdering a black drug suspect after a high-speed car chase and crash, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Jason Stockley was charged last year with first-degree murder and armed criminal action for the December 2011 shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith. The former officer…

Jordan Edwards Shooting: 15-Year-Old Leaving Party Shot By Cops

A Texas police department has changed a key detail in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager, amid mounting calls for the officer to be arrested. Jordan Edwards, 15, died after an officer fired a rifle into a car that was driving away from a house party in the Dallas suburb of Balch Springs. Police…

Reno Investigating Officer Shooting Of Teen At High School [VIDEO]

A student at a Nevada high school who allegedly threatened his classmates with a knife was captured in disturbing images posted in social media as he was shot by a campus cop, according to reports. The 14-year-old student at Hug High School in Reno was shot and critically injured by a Washoe County school district…

Suspect Scott Michael Greene In Custody For Murder Of 2 Iowa Cops

Authorities in Iowa said they have detained Scott Michael Greene, 46, the suspect in the ambush-style shooting deaths of two police officers early Wednesday morning. Greene was reportedly caught in Dallas County, west of Urbandale. He was reported to be considered to be armed and dangerous, driving a blue 2011 Ford F-150 pickup truck. An…

2 Iowa Police Officers Killed in ‘Ambush’ Attacks [VIDEO]

Two Iowa police officers were shot and killed in their patrol cars in an “ambush attack” early Wednesday morning, according to local reports. Officers responding to gunfire at about 1 a.m. found an Urbandale officer dead. His name has not been released. About 30 minutes later, two miles away, a Des Moines police officer was…

Tulsa Officer Arrested, Freed on Bond [VIDEO]

The police officer who shot and killed 40-year-old Terence Crutcher in Tulsa last week surrendered to officials early Friday morning and was released on bond within the hour. Officer Betty Shelby was booked into the Tulsa Jail just after 1 a.m. She posted a $50,000 bond in the first-degree manslaughter charge. The Tulsa County District…

State Of Emergency In Charlotte After Ongoing Violent Protests [VIDEO]

One person was shot Wednesday during protests in Charlotte, North Carolina, and police say the shot came from a civilian, not police. The unidentified victim, originally reported to have died, is on life support. Late in the night, Gov. Pat McCrory (R) declared a state of emergency, and will deploy the National Guard to assist…

12 Officers Injured as Protests Erupt Over Charlotte Shooting [VIDEO]

At least 12 police officers were injured in Charlotte on Tuesday night as protests against a fatal police shooting turned violent. The injuries came after hundreds of demonstrators surrounded police who were working at the scene of Tuesday’s shooting at an apartment complex in Charlotte’s University City neighborhood. Hours earlier police fatally shot 42-year-old Keith…

VIDEO Shows Tulsa PD Killing Unarmed Terence Crutcher

Tulsa Police released dashcam and helicopter footage of Friday’s police-involved shooting in which Officer Betty Shelby fatally shot Terence Crutcher, a 40-year-old unarmed black man. “I’m going to tell you right now, there was no gun on the suspect or in the suspect’s vehicle,” Police Chief Chuck Jordan said. “I want to assure our community,…

Two Charged In Cousin Of Dwyane Wade’s Nykea Aldridge Murder

Two men have been charged in the shooting death of Nykea Aldridge, a Chicago woman and cousin of Dwyane Wade. Aldridge was shot in the head on Friday while out walking with her newborn baby. On Sunday morning, Chicago police announced charges against brothers Derren Sorrells, 22, and Darwin Sorrells, 26. Derren is a documented…

NC Cop Fatally Shoots Deaf Man At Traffic Stop [VIDEO]

A North Carolina state trooper killed a deaf man last week after an attempted traffic stop, authorities and neighbors said Monday. State trooper Jermaine Saunders shot Daniel Kevin Harris to death on Thursday after what North Carolina Bureau of Investigation described in a statement as “an encounter.” The bureau, which is investigating Harris’ death, did…

‘Ex-Aston Villa Player Dalian Atkinson’ Dies In Police Tasering

A man who died after he was shot by police with a Taser gun has been named locally as ex-Aston Villa footballer Dalian Atkinson. Officers were called to a home in Meadow Close, Telford, Shrophire in the early hours of this morning amid concerns “for the safety of an individual”. West Mercia Police said the…

Chicago Police Shoot & Killed Unarmed Black Teen Paul O’Neal [VIDEO]

Videos from the fatal shooting of teenager Paul O’Neal by Chicago police show officers firing down a street as O’Neal sped away from them in a reportedly stolen car and, moments later, officers handcuffing O’Neal as he lay mortally wounded behind a South Shore home. Acting with uncharacteristic swiftness, Chicago officials on Friday made public…

Police Officer Shot Dead in San Diego [VIDEO]

At least one officer has died and another was in emergency surgery early Friday morning after they were shot in the Southcrest neighborhood of San Diego. The incident occurred around 11 p.m. Thursday, when the two officers came under fire by an unknown assailant. The second officer is expected to survive. Panic ensued as police…

Freddie Gray Case Ends Without A Conviction [VIDEO]

Baltimore Prosecutors are dropping charges against the three remaining officers facing trial in connection with Freddie Gray’s death. Six officers were charged in connection with the April 2015 death of Gray, a 25-year-old who died after sustaining a neck injury while in police custody. A pretrial hearing for Officer Garrett Miller had been set for…

Gavin Long ID’d as Alleged Baton Rouge Cop-Killer [VIDEO]

Gavin Long, 29, of Kansas City has been identified by law enforcement as the man who killed three officers and wounded three others in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Sunday. CBS News notes the day was Long’s birthday. Authorities say Long is the only suspected gunman. Two other men were taken into custody as persons of…

Cop VIDEO Shows Killing of Unarmed Man

New Footage of a police shooting in Fresno, California, June 25, raises questions about the killing of an unarmed white motorist. Dylan Noble, 19, died after he was shot four times. Fresno police said Noble was a suspect in another call about a man with a rifle. When Noble’s pickup truck was stopped, two officers…

21 Cops Injured, 102 Arrested in MN Protests [VIDEO]

Protests in St. Paul on Saturday night against the recent police shooting of Philando Castile erupted into violence, with 21 police officers injured and more than 100 people arrested. On Sunday, police announced that one officer had suffered a spinal fracture in the chaos. Protesters brought I-94 to a standstill for several hours late Saturday,…

NEW VIDEO: Different Angle Of Alton Sterling’s Shooting

New video released Wednesday showed Baton Rouge police appear to remove a gun from Alton Sterling’s pocket after shooting the man multiple times as he lay on his back. The new footage of the fatal shooting, which is under federal investigation, was provided by Triple S Food Mart owner Abdullah Muflahi to multiple media outlets.…

GRAPHIC – Minnesota Cop Killed Man During Traffic Stop [VIDEO]

Police in Minnesota fatally shot a young black man during a traffic stop late Wednesday. The shooting occurred in Falcon Heights, a suburb of St. Paul, after police reportedly pulled over a vehicle with a broken tail light. According to Lavish Reynolds, a Facebook user who posted a video purporting to show the incident and…

Baltimore Cop Driver In Freddie Gray Death Found Not Guilty

Caesar Goodson, the driver of the van in which Baltimore man Freddie Gray sustained a fatal spinal injury, was acquitted of second-degree murder on Thursday. Goodson, 46, faced charges surrounding the death of Gray, who died in police custody last year — a week after he was in the van. Two other officers have been…

Feds Launch Civil Rights Investigation into the Chicago Police Dept. [VIDEO]

The Justice Department announced that it is launching an investigation of the Chicago Police Department, after widespread outrage over a police dashcam video that shows a white police officer fatally shooting black teen Laquan McDonald 16 times. An official, who asked not to be identified because an official announcement hasn’t been made, said lawyers within…

Memphis Police ID Suspect in Traffic Stop Cop Killing [VIDEO]

Authorities identified a suspect Sunday in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer. A warrant was issued for the arrest of 29-year-old Tremaine Wilbourn, who police accuse of shooting Officer Sean Bolton, 33, on Saturday. Bolton reportedly spotted an illegally parked 2002 Mercedes-Benz and approached the vehicle. Police Director Tony Armstrong said there was…