The NYPD rookie cop who gunned down unarmed Brooklyn man Akai Gurley was found guilty today of manslaughter charges. Officer Peter Liang could face up to 15 years in prison when he goes to sentencing later in the year reports New York Daily News. News of the verdict spread rapidly early Thursday (Feb. 11) evening, […]
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The child’s estate owes $500 for “emergency medical services rendered as the decedent’s last dying expense.”
An unarmed, naked teenager identified as David Joseph, 17, was shot and killed by Austin police officer Geoffrey Freeman the morning of Feb. 8.
Antronie Scott, wanted on warrants for being a felon in possession in a firearm, was killed Thursday night as he was observed by a detective and a uniformed officer driving in an apartment complex.
A civilian oversight panel ruled Tuesday that LAPD officers were justified in the shooting of Black unarmed homeless man Charly Keundeu Keunang, writes The Guardian. Keunang, who lived on the streets of Los Angeles’ Skid Row, was shot six times which included two shots to the chest, reports the news outlet. The Los Angeles police commission held […]
The mother of slain Bronx teen Ramarley Graham is demanding justice for her son, who was shot and killed at the hands of NYPD officer Richard Haste in 2012.
An officer in DeKalb County in the state of Georgia has been indicted on murder charges connected with a 2015 shooting. DeKalb County Officer Robert Olsen shot and killed Air Force veteran Anthony Hill in March of that year, who was reportedly naked and unarmed at the time of the shooting. The grand jury overseeing […]
Officer Peter Liang, the Asian rookie NYPD cop who is accused of shooting and killing Black unarmed Brooklyn man Akai Gurley, has opted to have his case heard by a jury. As the selection of the jury is still days away, testimony was heard today in court regarding evidence and statements made by Liang after […]
The family of slain Black man Mario Woods is demanding a federal investigation focused on the police shooting incident that took place last December. The 26-year-old Woods death on Dec. 2 death has been called a wrongful shooting by the family, although the man was allegedly armed at the time of the incident. NBC Bay […]
Shaun Mouzon seeks more than $1.2 million in damages. Around the same time he announced the federal lawsuit, the gun charges were dropped.