Tag: police shooting

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…

DOJ: Chicago Police Department Engages In A Pattern Of Excessive Force

The Justice Department released a statement Friday morning about a long-standing pattern of civil rights violations in the Chicago Police Department. “The CPD engaged in a pattern and practice of excessive force, in violation of the 4th Amendment,” outgoing Attorney General Loretta Lynch said at a news conference Friday. She added the department has “severely…

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…

Judge Declares Mistrial In Fatal Police Shooting Of Walter Scott

The judge in the murder trial of former North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer Michael Slager on Monday declared a mistrial after jurors were unable to reach a verdict after three days of deliberations. Slager shot and killed Walter Scott, an unarmed black man, after a 2015 traffic stop. It wasn’t immediately clear whether Charleston…

No Charges for Charlotte Cop in Keith Lamont Scott Shooting

The police officer who fatally shot Keith Lamont Scott, 43, in September will not be criminally charged, his attorney announced on Wednesday. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer Brentley Vinson was shown on video shooting Scott, who was ordered to drop his gun. The video’s audio then recorded four shots, but they weren’t visible to the camera. According…

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…

2 Boston Cops Shot, Suspect Dead [VIDEO]

Police in Boston say a suspect with an assault rifle and clad in body armor was shot and killed after two officers were gunned down late Wednesday night as they responded to what was reported to be a domestic dispute involving two male roommates. Police Commissioner William Evans said one officer is in “extremely critical”…

Police Releases Video Of Fatal Shooting Of Keith Lamont Scott [VIDEO]

CMPD has released the body and dash cam footage in the Keith Lamont Scott shooting investigation. The video was released days after protesters demanded that the footage be made public. Officers say during that search they noticed a subject, later identified as Keith Lamont Scott, inside a vehicle in the apartment complex. Scott exited the…

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…

Milwaukee Gas Station Burned After Police Shooting [VIDEO]

A protest in Milwaukee turned violent on Saturday night over the killing of a man during a traffic stop earlier in the day. Police say the man was armed, and the police officer in question was wearing a body camera. During the protest a gas station as well as other businesses (a bank, beauty supply…

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…

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…

VIDEO Released of 2013 Chicago Cop Shooting

A video released Thursday showed the final moments before a Chicago police officer gunned down a 17-year-old black teen suspected in a 2013 carjacking, but it’s unclear if the teen turned toward the officers or was holding anything before he was fatally shot. A federal judge lifted the protected order on the surveillance footage showing…

Video Purportedly Shows Police Killing San Francisco Man [VIDEO]

San Francisco police confirmed Wednesday night a man was killed in an officer-involved shooting in the Bayview area. San Francisco Police Chief Gregory Suhr said a man, who matched a description of a suspect who stabbed someone in the area around the same time, was holding a knife when he was shot and killed by…

Protests in Chicago Over Laquan McDonald Shooting VIDEO

Hundreds of protesters marched in Chicago on Tuesday night after the release of a graphic video from October 2014 showing a police officer shooting 16 rounds into Laquan McDonald. “Who do you protect? Who do you serve?” they chanted. “16 shots! 16 shots!” At least two people were arrested among the outpouring of demonstrators who…

Full Video of Murder of Laquan McDonald [VIDEO]

[GRAPHIC VIDEO] Police released a dashcam video Tuesday evening that shows a police officer shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times in 2014. Laquan McDonald is seen bouncing off the pavement of a southwest Chicago street as officer Jason Van Dyke empties his clip into the 17-year-old, killing him, video released just now confirms. McDonald is…

Cop to Be Charged For Killing Black Teen Laquan Mccdonald [VIDEO]

A white Chicago police officer caught on dashboard-camera footage fatally shooting a black teenager was expected to face a first-degree murder charge Tuesday, several media outlets reported. The footage, which the city is preparing to release Wednesday, purportedly shows Officer Jason Van Dyke shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times on Oct. 20, 2014. Van Dyke…

Florida Drummer Corey Jones Killed By Plainclothes Officer [VIDEO]

Corey Jones, a drummer for the band Future Prezidents, was shot and killed in Florida while returning home from a gig early Sunday morning. Officer Nouman Raja, an on-duty officer in plainclothes and an unmarked car, saw Corey Jones’ vehicle and stopped to investigate, according to a news release posted to the Palm Beach Gardens…

Samuel DuBose’s Cinciniatti Killer Cop Out on Bail [VIDEO]

Ray Tensing, the former University of Cincinnati police officer charged with the murder of black motorist Samuel DuBose, is out on bail less than eight hours after a judge set it at $1 million, according to the Hamilton County Clerk of Courts’ website. The DuBose family had erupted in cheers when the bond was set,…