Video shows a South Carolina trooper shooting an unarmed motorist, as he reaches into his car to retrieve a driver’s license. The kinds of police shootings historically seen in big cities also seem to be happening more in small town America.
“An 18-year-old black man shot multiple times by a suburban St. Louis police officer was unarmed when he died, police said Sunday, as hundreds of local residents protested and a civil rights leader expressed outrage at the killing.”
“The man fled the scene of the traffic accident on Kuhio Avenue, driving toward the Honolulu Zoo.
“While attempting to evade arrest, the suspect nearly hit the arresting officer, who took out his service handgun and fired at the fleeing car, police said.”
“According to Lt. Mike James with Rockport PD, when the officers entered, the woman came at them with a weapon and one officer opened fire in self defense.
She was shot once in the chest area.
James didn’t specify what type of weapon she had, but said it was not a firearm.”
“A previous grand jury had ruled that deadly force was not authorized. That grand jury had asked the district attorney’s office to take further measures.
“Cole Law, an attorney for Roupe’s family said they were stunned by the second grand jury’s decision not to bring charges against Gatny.”
“’There was nothing I could have done differently because I was doing exactly what he told me to,” Gregory said. “That’s the thing. There was nothing I could do differently.’”
“Two Texas police officers shot a Hispanic man to death in his home after pulling him over with “no lawful basis,” the man’s family claims in court.
“The estate of Margarito Martinez Gallegos sued the city of Three Rivers, its police department, Police Chief Vance Roberts and Officers Monsies Robles and Noah Leuschner, in Federal Court.”