“I don’t know.” That’s the response the North Miami police officer gave to shooting victim Charles Kinsey, when he asked why the officer opened fire as he lay flat on the ground, hands outstretched to prove he was no threat to the police.
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https://twitter.com/DallasPD/status/751262719584575488 Dallas Police on Thursday may have identified the wrong man as a suspect in the shooting deaths of four officers. The man, Mark Hughes, later turned himself into police, CBS News reports: CBS Dallas Fort Worth affiliate KTVT spoke to Corey Hughes, a protest organizer who claimed to be the identified suspect’s brother. Hughes said […]
Castile’s family and friends say that he was an upstanding man and was soft-spoken. His mother, Valerie Castile, told CNN that her son was a “laid-back,” “good person.”
Gov. Edwards added that the Middle District of Louisiana U.S. Attorney’s office and the FBI will also assist in the investigation.
Alton Sterling was selling CDs outside a convenience store when he was fatally shot by police Tuesday morning.
Antwun Shumpert was pulled over by Tupelo Police on June 18th. Officers say that before they approached the vehicle, Shumpert allegedly got out and ran.
The teen shot by Baltimore police while carrying a BB gun has been identified. He’s recovering from two non-threatening gunshot wounds.
A Baltimore police officer shot a 13-year-old boy carrying a BB gun that looked exactly like a semi-automatic weapon. He’s expected to survive his injuries.
Austin, Texas police officials fired an officer who fatally shot an unarmed 17-year-old high school student. The police chief said the officer chose not to use the nonlethal options he had to subdue the suspect.
Tamir Rice’s mother, Samaria Rice, declines to endorse a presidential candidate. Rice explained in a post that none of the solutions she’s seen incorporates community input.