David Collie's attorney says that the officer used excessive force against his client, who was paralyzed as a result of the July 27 shooting.
Dash cam recording contradicts the police officer's statements that Crutcher wouldn't show her his hands, in fact, they were up in the air.
"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.
UPDATE: 1:00 PM EST Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards condemned the shooting, calling it an “unspeakable and unjustified attack.” “Rest assured, every resource available to the State of Louisiana will be used to ensure the perpetrators are swiftly brought to justice,” he said. https://twitter.com/LouisianaGov/status/754708841460137984?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Several police officers were shot in Baton Rouge, Louisiana Sunday morning, the […]
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 […]
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.
The move comes after the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark, the Black man who was killed by two Minneapolis cops last fall. His death sparked months of protests to release the video of his shooting and prosecute the officers involved.
new report that took into account a two-year period of police-related fatalities revealed that half the individuals killed suffered from some form of disability.
African-Americans accounted for 35 percent of those shot by the city's police, while Latinos accounted for 57 percent killed by them.
Veteran San Antonio police officer John Lee is expected to be terminated for shooting and killing an unarmed Black man last month.