police shooting

Teen Paralyzed After Being Shot By St. Louis Police

16-year-old Brandon Claxton has been accused of taking aim first at police before being shot and paralyzed Another Black teenager has been shot by authorities in St. Louis, Missouri. Brandon Claxton, 16, was shot by an officer three times about 7:15 p.m. Saturday in a housing complex in the 2500 block of Hodiamont Avenue. Police […]

Shooting Of N.O. Man By Police During Katrina Ruled Homicide

The death of a man shot and burned by N.O. police officers following Hurricane Katrina was newly classified as a homicide by the coroner New Orleans resident Henry Glover, was shot outside a strip mall being guarded by police four days after levee failures during Hurricane Katrina led to catastrophic flooding that covered 80 percent […]

Chicago Cop Set For Trial Three Years After Rekia Boyd Shooting

On April 9, 2015, the Chicago police detective who fatally shot a 22-year-old woman near Douglas Park on March 21, 2012 goes to trial On Saturday, the three year commemoration was held at Chicago’s Douglas Park for police shooting victim Rekia Boyd, who died at a nearby alley at the hands of Chicago officer Dante […]

LAPD Rookie On The Run After Pomona Club Shooting Death Over The Weekend

LAPD Rookie officer Henry Solis, who is considered a person of interest in the shooting death of Salome Rodriguez Jr. Friday, is still on the run Los Angeles Authorities have found the car to a first-year LAPD officer Henry Solis, 27, who is wanted for questioning in the fatal shooting of 23-year-old Ontario resident, Salome […]

Video Captures Deadly Police Shooting Of Homeless Man In Los Angeles

LAPD have shot and killed a homeless man during an altercation in central Los Angeles, in an incident caught on video Graphic footage caught by bystanders shows a violent struggle between the man and several officers in the city’s Skid Row area. Police say that three officers opened fire after the man tried to grab […]

Unarmed Mexican Migrant Worker Shot And Killed By Police In Washington State

President Enrique Peña Nieto made a recent statement, calling the incident that led to the death of an unarmed Mexican migrant “disproportionate use of lethal force” by police officers in Washington state Shooting victim Antonio Zambrano-Montes, a Mexican immigrant, was throwing rocks at cars around 5 p.m. on February 10, 2015 near Fiesta Foods in […]

Detroit Cop Who Killed 7-Year-Old Aiyana Stanley-Jones Walks Free

The Detroit police officer who fatally shot a sleeping 7-year-old girl will not be retried All charges have been dropped, and Detroit cop Joseph Weekley will not be forced to retire. Officer Weekley shot and killed the sleeping 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones with an MP5 submachine gun; as he led a police raid into her home […]

Jerame Reid Police Dashcam Footage Released

New Jersey Police video shows Jerame Reid raising his hands As he’s gunned down by an officer The police dashcam of the December 30, 2014 killing of Jerame Reid, by Bridgeton, New Jersey police officer Braheme Days has been released. Days, who is an African American officer, is shown shooting Reid as he stood, with […]

Two New Mexico Cops Face Homicide Charges In Shooting Of Homeless Man

Two Albuquerque police officers will face first-degree murder charges in last year’s shooting of a mentally ill, homeless man District Attorney Kari Brandenburg filed criminal information papers Monday against New Mexico police officers, Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez, who fatally shot James Boyd, a homeless man on January 13, 2010; which means a grand jury […]

Autopsy Reveals Ezell Ford Was Shot Three Times

The official autopsy report, released  Monday, reveals Ezell Ford was shot three times: in the right arm, right back, and right abdomen The report was made public more than four months after Ezell Ford, 25, was fatally shot by LAPD officers in South Los Angeles on Aug. 11 of this year. Family members say Ford […]