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Police Involved Shooting

LA Sheriff's Deputies Fatally Shoot A Man, Family Claims Excessive Force

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 12.13.2015 | Crime

Lynwood, California residents are outraged over a fatal shooting of a black man Saturday in which they say Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies used ...

President Obama Won't Get a Chance to Visit Sandra Bland Behind Bars

Will Bunch | Posted 07.17.2015 | Politics
Will Bunch

The fact that her death occurred at the start of Obama's week-long criminal-justice policy offensive is profoundly depressing. That Monday, Obama used a pen to free 46 federal prisoners, but off-camera, Sandra Bland was suffocating under decades of racial bias and bigotry.

Police Officer Fatally Shoots Handcuffed Man Found Armed In Patrol Car

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.19.2014 | Crime

A handcuffed Georgia man was shot and killed by police who say he kicked his way out of a cruiser and brandished a firearm. The Georgia Bureau of I...

New Data Reveals Troubling Trend In Police-Involved Shootings

Posted 02.06.2014 | Black Voices

CHICAGO - Black residents are 10 times more likely than whites to be shot by police in the Windy City, according to an analysis of recent data from th...

Family Of Man Shot 16 Times By Police Files Lawsuit

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2013 | Miami

MIAMI, May 21 (Reuters) - The family of a 22-year-old man who was shot 16 times by police two years ago during a hip-hop festival in Miami Beach fil...

Woman, Passenger Dead After Police Fire On Suspect Car

NBC6 | Posted 03.07.2013 | Miami

A police-involved shooting in Miami-Dade County on Friday has left two suspects dead, a police spokesman said. The events began Friday afternoon wh...

Police Shoot Man Driving Away From Possible Break-In

Posted 01.02.2013 | Miami

A man was shot in Hialeah early Wednesday morning by police who found him fleeing the scene of a crime. The incident happened near the 1000 block ...

LOOK: Homeless Man And Dog Shot As Traffic Stop Goes Awry

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 10.19.2012 | Miami

What should have been a routine traffic stop Thursday left a homeless man shot, a dog dead, and a police car damaged after it was struck with concrete...

WATCH: 3 Arrested After Gunfire-Filled Boat Chase In Canal

Posted 10.30.2012 | Miami

The ultimate Miami police pursuit apparently happened early Thursday morning, and we slept right through it. Authorities say three men are in cust...

WATCH: High-Speed Police Chase Ends In Crash, Shooting

Posted 10.24.2012 | Miami

A roughly 22-mile high-speed chase up the Palmetto Expressway ended Friday afternoon with two passengers shot by police after the driver crashed into ...

UPDATED: Woman Killed By Police During Kidnapping Rescue

Posted 10.09.2012 | Miami

A woman armed with a gun was shot and killed by police Thursday when officers confronted alleged kidnappers in a Homestead trailer park. Miami-Dad...

Mother Of Autistic Teen Fatally Shot By Cop Files Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 04.26.2012 | Chicago

The mother of a 15-year-old boy with autism who was fatally shot by police in the family's Calumet City, Ill. home earlier this year has filed a lawsu...

Man Shot And Killed In Miami By Miami Beach Police Officer

Posted 04.10.2012 | Miami

A Miami man authorities say is suspected of having stolen an SUV in West Palm Beach was shot and killed by a police officer Wednesday night in Liberty...

Off-Duty Cop Kills Teen, Wounds 3 Others While Thwarting Pizzeria Robbery

Posted 12.03.2011 | Chicago

A robbery attempt at a Rockford pizzeria where a deputy police officer was off-duty led to a shootout that killed a 16-year-old suspect and wounded th...

Chicago Police Fatally Shoot Motorist After Chase, Three Officers Injured In Crash

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A motorist was shot and killed by police early Monday after allegedly using his vehicle "as a weapon" and injuring three Chicago Police officers on th...

Teen Shot, Killed By Police After Gunfire Exchange

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An 18-year-old man has died from his injuries after being shot and seriously wounded in an incident Saturday night that involved an exchange of gunfir...

Arturas Kolgavas: Shot By Cops While Brandishing Sword In Glenview

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A domestic dispute escalated to a barricade situation Sunday, which resulted in police shooting and killing a man who allegedly came at them with a sw...