Fatal shooting

ANNAPOLIS, Md.  | Staffers resolve to put out paper despite fatal shooting

ANNAPOLIS, Md.  — The grieving and the reporting sort of jumbled together for staffers at The Capital Gazette after a fatal shooting at the newspaper, but they were determined to put out the next day’s edition. Journalists with the Annapolis-based daily huddled under a covered parking deck of the Annapolis Mall, not far from where … Continue reading ANNAPOLIS, Md.  | Staffers resolve to put out paper despite fatal shooting

White police officer charged in fatal shooting of black teen

A white Pennsylvania police officer was charged with criminal homicide just eight days after fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager in the back in a case built quickly on the testimony of multiple witnesses, video and the officer’s own conflicting statements. “You do not shoot someone in the back if they are not a threat … Continue reading White police officer charged in fatal shooting of black teen

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Sacramento police release new video following fatal shooting

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | April 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Sacramento police released 54 new video and audio clips Monday that add fresh details about the department’s response following the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man. The March shooting of Stephon Clark, 22, sparked an outcry in California‘s capital city and became the latest flashpoint in a … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Sacramento police release new video following fatal shooting

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Sacramento police unveil body cam policy after protests

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | April 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Sacramento police have issued their first written policy on when officers can turn off body cameras after two officers muted their microphones following the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in his grandparents’ backyard, and promised Tuesday to release more video footage in a week. The Sacramento Police … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Sacramento police unveil body cam policy after protests

The Latest: Doctor: Stephon Clark shot 7 times from behind

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /March 30, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by Sacramento police (all times local): 11:37 a.m. A pathologist hired by attorneys for the family of an unarmed man killed by Sacramento police says an independent autopsy shows Stephon Clark was shot seven times from behind and … Continue reading The Latest: Doctor: Stephon Clark shot 7 times from behind

‘People just ran’: Students fled for lives in fatal shooting

BENTON, Ky. /January 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — They ran silently, too stunned to shout. Some of the children ran into classrooms to hide from the boy with the gun. Some ran out of the building, into the fields, across the streets, through the doors of nearby businesses. “No one screamed,” said 16-year-old Alexandria Caporali, recounting … Continue reading ‘People just ran’: Students fled for lives in fatal shooting

Israel to probe fatal shooting of Palestinian paraplegic

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip /December 17, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  The Israeli military said Sunday it has opened an investigation into the fatal shooting of a paraplegic Palestinian man who was shot in the head during a violent demonstration in the Gaza Strip last week. Ibrahim Abu Thraya, 29, was shot while demonstrating along Gaza’s border … Continue reading Israel to probe fatal shooting of Palestinian paraplegic