Police Shootings
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Video released of Los Angeles police officers fatally shooting man armed with airsoft rifle

Video was released by the Los Angeles Police Department of officer fatally shooting a 19-year-old man wielding what turned out to be a realistic-looking toy rifle.
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Teenager wielding realistic-looking toy rifle fatally shot by LA police: Video
September 13, 2022, 4:31 PM

Michigan man fatally shot by police after allegedly killing wife and dog, wounding daughter

Police fatally shot a Michigan man after he allegedly killed his wife and wounded his daughter, according to law enforcement officials.
September 13, 2022, 4:31 PM
Michigan man fatally shot by police after allegedly killing wife, dog
September 12, 2022, 5:09 PM

St. Louis police shoot, kill 16-year-old they say had a gun

St. Louis police officers have fatally shot a 16-year-old who police say was reaching for a gun
September 12, 2022, 5:09 PM
St. Louis police shoot, kill 16-year-old they say had a gun
September 9, 2022, 8:03 PM

2 Georgia sheriff's deputies killed while serving warrant: Police

Two Cobb County Sheriff’s deputies in Georgia have been killed while serving a warrant, officials said.
September 9, 2022, 8:03 PM
2 sheriff's deputies killed while serving warrant: Police
September 9, 2022, 1:23 AM

Mother of Donovan Lewis, killed by police, speaks about son's death and justice

Rebecca Duran, the mother of 20-year-old Donovan Lewis who was killed by a Columbus, Ohio, police officer spoke with ABC News.
September 9, 2022, 1:23 AM
Mother of Donovan Lewis, killed by police, speaks out on son's death
September 8, 2022, 6:34 AM

Police officer arrested in connection with killings

Devin Williams Jr., a Northern California sheriff's deputy, turned himself into law enforcement hours after he was accused in the fatal slayings of a husband and wife in their home.
September 8, 2022, 6:34 AM
Police officer arrested in connection with killings
September 8, 2022, 4:24 AM

Mother who lost son in Columbus police raid says he 'had the biggest heart'

ABC News' Linsey Davis spoke with Rebecca Duran, the mother of Donovan Lewis, who was killed by police officers in his home in Columbus, Ohio, about losing her son and her fight for justice.
September 8, 2022, 4:24 AM
Mother who lost son in Columbus police raid says he 'had the biggest heart'
September 8, 2022, 3:41 AM

California off-duty sheriff's deputy allegedly killed couple: Police

The suspect, who allegedly shot and killed a married couple at their home in California, turned himself in and was taken into police custody.
September 8, 2022, 3:41 AM
California off-duty sheriff's deputy allegedly killed couple: Police
September 8, 2022, 2:46 AM

Mother of Black man killed by Columbus police speaks out for 1st time after her son's death

The mother of a Black man fatally shot by a Columbus police officer is speaking out about his death.
September 8, 2022, 2:46 AM
Mother of Donovan Lewis killed by police speaks out after son's death
September 7, 2022, 10:31 PM

Married couple allegedly killed by off-duty sheriff's deputy in their home

A sheriff's deputy has turned himself in after allegedly fatally shooting a married couple at a home in California, authorities said.
September 7, 2022, 10:31 PM
Married couple allegedly killed by off-duty sheriff's deputy in their home
September 7, 2022, 9:32 PM

Slain man's family wants suit against Ohio deputy to proceed

The family of a Black man shot by an Ohio sheriff’s deputy has asked a federal court to stop delaying their wrongful death lawsuit against the deputy
September 7, 2022, 9:32 PM
September 3, 2022, 10:42 PM

Man dies in shootout with Milwaukee police; bystander hurt

Police say the man led them on a chase into a busy downtown bar district.
September 3, 2022, 10:42 PM
September 3, 2022, 7:39 PM

Abortion, unemployment, police shootings on Ohio young voters' minds for midterms

Issues including Abortion, unemployment, police shootings are on Ohio young voters' minds for the midterm elections.
September 3, 2022, 7:39 PM
Abortion, unemployment, police shootings on Ohio young voters' minds for midterms
September 3, 2022, 9:57 AM

Body camera footage of fatal police shooting of Donovan Lewis released by authorities

Donovan Lewis' family say they want answers after he is fatally shot by Columbus police
September 3, 2022, 9:57 AM
Footage of fatal police shooting of Donovan Lewis released by authorities
September 2, 2022, 3:34 PM

Police footage released of unarmed Black man shot in bed

Body camera footage showed a Columbus, Ohio, police officer open fire and kill Donovan Lewis while he was in bed.
September 2, 2022, 3:34 PM
Police footage released of unarmed Black man shot in bed
September 1, 2022, 3:31 PM

Police shoot man in his bed

Body-camera video shows police in Ohio entering an apartment in the middle of the night before an officer fatally shoots a man in his bed. ABC’s Andrea Fujii has more on the investigation.
September 1, 2022, 3:31 PM
Police shoot man in his bed
1 month ago

New body camera footage following Jayland Walker's death sparks outrage

Jayland Walker had 46 gunshot wounds to his body after being fatally shot by officers, a July autopsy report revealed.
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New body camera footage following Jayland Walker's death sparks outrage
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New police body camera footage following Jayland Walker's death sparks outrage from family

Newly released body camera footage of the moments following Jayland Walker's death have sparked outrage from the family.
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New police body camera footage following Jayland Walker's death sparks outrage
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Newly released footage of Utah man who died after a police encounter

Limited body camera footage shows the moments before Utah resident Nykon Brandon died after police responded to a 911 call.
1 month ago
Newly released footage of Utah man who died after a police encounter
1 month ago

Police: Michigan officers shoot man who pointed gun at them

Police say two officers in Grand Rapids, Michigan, shot and wounded a man early Thursday after he pointed a gun at the officers as they investigated reports of car break-ins
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Police: Michigan officers shoot man who pointed gun at them
1 month ago

Officer fatally shoots man who had gas can taped to chest

A suburban Chicago police department says one of its officers fatally shot a man who was advancing toward him armed with a knife, a hammer and had a gas can taped to his chest
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Prosecutor clears cops involved in 2020 fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks

A special prosecutor cleared two white police officers involved in the arrest that eventually led to the fatal shooting of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta in 2020.
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Prosecutor clears cops involved in 2020 fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks
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Oklahoma sheriff's deputy shot, killed while serving order

The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office said one of its deputies had died after being shot while serving an order.
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Sheriff's deputy shot, killed while serving order
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Oklahoma sheriff's deputy shot, killed while serving order

One deputy was shot and a second deputy was hit while trying to get the first out of the way of gunfire, an emotional Sheriff Tommie Johnson III said during a press conference.
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Oklahoma sheriff's deputy shot, killed while serving order
1 month ago

Suspect escapes handcuffs, fires at officer with rifle

An attempted escape from the back of a cop car in Oklahoma was captured on video as a woman slipped through her handcuffs, got hold of a rifle and fired, grazing a deputy and civilian, police said.
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Suspect escapes handcuffs, fires at officer with rifle
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29-year-old Florida detective dies after being shot in the line of duty

Officer Cesar "Echy" Echaverry of the Miami-Dade Police Department was critically wounded during a shootout with an armed robbery suspect in Miami
1 month ago
29-year-old Florida detective dies after being shot in the line of duty
1 month ago

FBI warns of rising threats against law enforcement

ABC News’ Terry Moran reports on the FBI’s latest warning of rising threats against law enforcement and others following the raid on Donald Trump’s residence.
1 month ago
FBI warns of rising threats against law enforcement
1 month ago

Police shoot and kill Wisconsin man after domestic dispute

Law enforcement authorities say police shot and killed a man in Appleton, Wisconsin, while investigating a domestic disturbance
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Suspect who tried to break into Cincinnati FBI office killed: Police

The suspect, identified as Ricky Shiffer, allegedly tried to break into the FBI’s Cincinnati field office Thursday and was killed by police after an hours-long standoff, officials said.
1 month ago
Suspect who tried to break into Cincinnati FBI office killed: Police
2 months ago

Mom sues NC officer, city over son's fatal shooting

The mother of a man fatally shot by a North Carolina police officer during an attempted car theft has filed a federal lawsuit claiming the officer broke the law when he shot her unarmed son several times, called in the incident, then fired again
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Kansas City police shoot, kill driver of stolen SUV

The man sped toward an officer in the SUV, struck a police van, officials say.
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Officer once charged in Freddie Gray case gets promoted

He's one of the officers who faced charges in the 2015 arrest of Freddie Gray.
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Man charged with murder in weekend slaying of Indiana cop

Investigators say a man accused of fatally shooting an Indiana police officer during a traffic stop had made a song about killing an officer
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Indiana cop shot and killed during traffic stop

Elwood Police Officer Noah Shahnavaz, 24, was conducting a traffic stop in Madison County, Indiana, at around 2 a.m. when a suspect exited their car and began firing.
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Cop, 24, shot and killed during traffic stop
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Brianna Grier’s parents demand answers

Brianna Grier, 28, died after injuries sustained from falling out of a sheriff’s vehicle while in police custody.
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Brianna Grier’s parents demand answers
2 months ago

Officer fatally shoots suspected drunken driver in Dallas

Police said he refused to stop, fired a gun at the officer and shot a bystander.
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Officer fatally shoots suspected drunken driver in Dallas
2 months ago

Suspect in custody after Rochester officer killed, partner shot in 'cowardly ambush': Officials

A police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty on Thursday night in Rochester, New York. A second officer was also shot but is expected to survive.
2 months ago
Suspect in custody after officer killed, partner shot in 'cowardly ambush': Officials
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Police bodycam video shows teen raising arms before shot

The May shooting left the 13-year-old boy paralyzed.
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Police bodycam video shows teen raising arms before shot
2 months ago

Attorney: DOJ should investigate Jayland Walker's death

An attorney for Jayland Walker's family has joined the NAACP in asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate his death
2 months ago
Attorney: DOJ should investigate Jayland Walker's death
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Denver police: 5 bystanders hurt when cops fire at armed man

Denver police say it occurred as neighborhood bars were emptying for the night.
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Man shot and killed by off-duty police in DC's Wharf area
2 months ago

Jayland Walker autopsy report released

The report found Walker was wounded dozens of times after a police chase.
2 months ago
Jayland Walker autopsy report released
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Autopsy reveals Jayland Walker was shot 46 times

Jayland Walker, the 25-year-old Black man who was fatally shot by police in Akron, Ohio, had 46 gunshot wounds or graze injuries on his body, according to an autopsy report released Friday.
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Autopsy reveals Jayland Walker was shot 46 times
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Autopsy results show Jayland Walker suffered 46 gunshot or graze wounds

ABC News correspondent Mola Lenghi and legal contributor Terri Austin discuss the autopsy report for Jayland Walker and what it means for the investigation into his killing by Ohio police.
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Autopsy results show Jayland Walker suffered 46 gunshot or graze wounds
2 months ago

Akron community reacts to Jayland Walker autopsy report

Pastor and cousin of Jayland Walker, Robert Dejournett, discusses the new autopsy report and how the Walker family is handling their loss as the investigation continues.
2 months ago
Akron community reacts to Jayland Walker autopsy report
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Jayland Walker had 46 gunshot wounds in his body, autopsy report reveals

The 25-year-old Black man was unarmed and running from police when eight officers opened fire in Akron, Ohio.
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Jayland Walker had 46 gunshot wounds in his body, autopsy report reveals
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Jayland Walker had 46 gunshot wounds in his body, autopsy report reveals

The Summit Co. Medical Examiner's Office autopsy report found that Jayland Walker was shot at least 46 times.
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Jayland Walker had 46 gunshot wounds in his body, autopsy report reveals
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Minneapolis police fatally shoot man in apartment standoff

Officials say police in Minneapolis fatally shot a man, ending an hourslong standoff at an apartment building that began with a shooting before officers arrived
2 months ago
Police fatally shoot man in Minneapolis apartment standoff
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Officers killed by gun violence up in 2022, overall number killed in line of duty down 30%: Report

Officers killed by gun violence up in 2022, overall number of officers killed in line of duty down 30%: Report
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Overall number of officers killed in line of duty down 30%: Report
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Jayland Walker's funeral held as Akron acknowledges day of mourning

July 13 marks a citywide day of mourning for Jayland Walker.
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Jayland Walker's funeral held as Akron acknowledges day of mourning