Police Shootings
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August 8, 2022, 6:01 PM

Kansas City police shoot, kill driver of stolen SUV

The man sped toward an officer in the SUV, struck a police van, officials say.
August 8, 2022, 6:01 PM
August 6, 2022, 9:47 PM

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.
August 6, 2022, 9:47 PM
August 2, 2022, 1:32 AM

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
August 2, 2022, 1:32 AM
August 1, 2022, 4:13 PM

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.
August 1, 2022, 4:13 PM
Cop, 24, shot and killed during traffic stop
July 31, 2022, 12:30 AM

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.
July 31, 2022, 12:30 AM
Brianna Grier’s parents demand answers
July 23, 2022, 6:50 PM

Officer fatally shoots suspected drunken driver in Dallas

Police said he refused to stop, fired a gun at the officer and shot a bystander.
July 23, 2022, 6:50 PM
Officer fatally shoots suspected drunken driver in Dallas
July 22, 2022, 11:24 PM

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.
July 22, 2022, 11:24 PM
Suspect in custody after officer killed, partner shot in 'cowardly ambush': Officials
July 22, 2022, 12:49 AM

Police bodycam video shows teen raising arms before shot

The May shooting left the 13-year-old boy paralyzed.
July 22, 2022, 12:49 AM
Police bodycam video shows teen raising arms before shot
July 20, 2022, 5:12 PM

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
July 20, 2022, 5:12 PM
Attorney: DOJ should investigate Jayland Walker's death
July 18, 2022, 6:02 PM

Denver police: 5 bystanders hurt when cops fire at armed man

Denver police say it occurred as neighborhood bars were emptying for the night.
July 18, 2022, 6:02 PM
July 17, 2022, 4:24 AM

Man shot and killed by off-duty police in DC's Wharf area

Police in Washington, D
July 17, 2022, 4:24 AM
Man shot and killed by off-duty police in DC's Wharf area
July 16, 2022, 2:43 PM

Jayland Walker autopsy report released

The report found Walker was wounded dozens of times after a police chase.
July 16, 2022, 2:43 PM
Jayland Walker autopsy report released
July 16, 2022, 1:35 AM

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.
July 16, 2022, 1:35 AM
Autopsy reveals Jayland Walker was shot 46 times
July 15, 2022, 8:16 PM

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.
July 15, 2022, 8:16 PM
Autopsy results show Jayland Walker suffered 46 gunshot or graze wounds
July 15, 2022, 8:16 PM

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.
July 15, 2022, 8:16 PM
Akron community reacts to Jayland Walker autopsy report
July 15, 2022, 5:04 PM

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.
July 15, 2022, 5:04 PM
Jayland Walker had 46 gunshot wounds in his body, autopsy report reveals
July 15, 2022, 3:46 PM

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.
July 15, 2022, 3:46 PM
Jayland Walker had 46 gunshot wounds in his body, autopsy report reveals
1 month ago

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
1 month ago
Police fatally shoot man in Minneapolis apartment standoff
1 month ago

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
1 month ago
Overall number of officers killed in line of duty down 30%: Report
1 month ago

Jayland Walker's funeral held as Akron acknowledges day of mourning

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

Attorney for Jayland Walker's family says UN will help address racial injustice

Jayland Walker, a 25-year-old unarmed Black man, was fatally shot by police in Akron, Ohio, on June 27.
1 month ago
Attorney for Jayland Walker's family says UN will help address racial injustice
1 month ago

Jayland Walker’s family speaks out at funeral

The family of Jayland Walker, the Black man shot several times by police in Akron, Ohio, delivered an emotional statement at his funeral.
1 month ago
Jayland Walker’s family speaks out at funeral
1 month ago

1 dead, 5 injured in Kansas City bar shootout

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas described the shooting as “dramatic wild west-type behavior.”
1 month ago
1 dead, 5 injured in Kansas City bar shootout
1 month ago

1 dead, 5 injured in gunfight outside Kansas City bar involving off-duty cops working security

One person was killed and five others were injured during a gunfight outside a Kansas City, Missouri, bar, involving three off-duty police officers working security.
1 month ago
1 dead, 5 injured in gunfight outside bar involving off-duty cops working security
1 month ago

Officials call for pause in Jayland Walker protests amid deadly gun violence

The Akron police asked the community to stand down from protests for at least 48 hours after a deadly shooting.
1 month ago
Akron leaders call for peace after 2 people, including 4-year-old girl, fatally shot
1 month ago

Jayland Walker’s sister speaks out following police shooting

Jada Walker tells ABC News her family has unanswered questions after her brother was killed by Akron police after a traffic stop escalated.
1 month ago
Jayland Walker’s sister speaks out following police shooting
1 month ago

Jayland Walker’s sister speaks out on his fatal shooting by Akron police

Jayland Walker's sister is speaking out about his death, the body camera footage from Akron police that was released and what justice might look like.
1 month ago
Jayland Walker’s sister speaks out on his fatal shooting by Akron police
1 month ago

Outrage grows after release of body camera footage in death of Jayland Walker

Terri Austin, host and legal analyst at the Law & Crime network, breaks down the investigation into the police shooting death of Jayland Walker, a Black man who ran from officers in Akron, Ohio.
1 month ago
Outrage grows after release of body camera footage in death of Jayland Walker
1 month ago

Family, Akron community seek justice in police shooting death of Jayland Walker

Brian Buckmire, ABC News contributor and host and legal analyst at the Law and Crime network, discusses how race could factor into the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Jayland Walker.
1 month ago
Family, Akron community seek justice in police shooting death of Jayland Walker
1 month ago

Police shooting video released

Newly released video appears to show police in Akron, Ohio, shooting and killing an unarmed Black driver after a brief chase. ABC News’ Mona Koasr Abdi has the response from the victim’s family.
1 month ago
Police shooting video released
1 month ago

Family, Akron community seek justice following police shooting

Protests continued in Akron over the police shooting of Jayland Walker. The medical examiner found more than 60 wounds on his body.
1 month ago
Family, Akron community seek justice following police shooting
1 month ago

Bodycam released in police shooting of Jayland Walker

Police officials in Ohio released body camera footage from the police shooting of Jayland Walker, a 25-year-old Black man who was killed last week while running away from officers in Akron.
1 month ago
Bodycam released in police shooting of Jayland Walker
1 month ago

Jayland Walker was unarmed when 8 Ohio officers opened fire on him, body camera footage shows

Ohio police released officer body-camera footage of a 25-year-old Black man killed in a hail of bullets fired by eight officers.
1 month ago
Black man was unarmed when 8 cops opened fire on him, body camera footage shows
1 month ago

Officials release body camera footage in fatal shooting of Jayland Walker

A 25-year-old Black man was fatally shot by Akron police officers after he was pulled over for a minor traffic violation, according to lawyers representing his family.
1 month ago
Officials release body camera footage in fatal shooting of Jayland Walker
1 month ago

DA: Late officer justified in accidental shooting death

Deadly force resulted in the accidental shooting death of a jail guard.
1 month ago
1 month ago

New details on the death of Jayland Walker

The medical examiner's report reveals more on the fatal shooting of Walker as Akron, Ohio, braces for potential protests.
1 month ago
New details on the death of Jayland Walker
1 month ago

2 Kentucky officers killed, several injured in shooting

Lance Storz, 49, allegedly gunned down two police officers along with a K-9 and injured several others in a shooting at his Kentucky home.
1 month ago
2 Kentucky officers killed, several injured in shooting
1 month ago

Alabama deputy dies in line of duty

Two Bibb County sheriff's deputies were shot Wednesday afternoon, initiating an overnight search for a suspect.
1 month ago
Alabama deputy dies in line of duty
1 month ago

Sheriff's deputy dies following shooting that triggered overnight manhunt

A man accused of shooting two Alabama sheriff's deputies has been arrested after an overnight manhunt, authorities said.
1 month ago
Sheriff's deputy dies following shooting that triggered overnight manhunt
1 month ago

Manhunt underway after 2 Alabama deputies shot

The shooting occurred Wednesday afternoon on a highway near the Cahaba River Wildlife Management Area, according to officials.
1 month ago
Manhunt underway after 2 Alabama deputies shot
1 month ago

Attorney: Officer shot man 5 times, paused, shot him again

Attorneys for the mother of a dead North Carolina man say body-camera footage shows a police officer shot the unarmed man five times after a chase, paused to call dispatch, and then shot him again
1 month ago
1 month ago

Corrections officer killed in drive-by shooting

Rhema Harris, an Indiana corrections officer with hopes of becoming a police officer, was killed in a drive-by shooting in Mishawaka, Indiana.
1 month ago
Corrections officer killed in drive-by shooting
1 month ago

Man sentenced to life term for killing of Iowa state trooper

An Iowa man has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for fatally shooting an Iowa State Patrol trooper last year during a standoff and shootout with police
1 month ago
1 month ago

Jury awards $21M to family of pregnant teen shot by police

The complaint described the killing as “a botched covert arrest operation."
1 month ago
2 months ago

Ex-Minneapolis officer who killed 911 caller to be released

The woman had called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home.
2 months ago
Ex-Minneapolis officer who killed 911 caller to be released
2 months ago

$3.25-million settlement reached in Daunte Wright fatal shooting by officer

The city of Brooklyn Center has tentatively agreed to pay $3.25 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of Daunte Wright.
2 months ago
$3.25-million settlement reached in Minnesota fatal shooting by officer
2 months ago

$3.2M settlement reached in police killing of Daunte Wright

A suburban Minneapolis city has agreed to pay $3.2 million to the family of Daunte Wright, a Black man who was fatally shot by a police officer who said she confused her gun for her Taser
2 months ago
$3.2M settlement reached in police killing of Daunte Wright
2 months ago

Officer charged with murder in fatal shooting of Patrick Lyoya has been fired

Grand Rapids police officer Christopher Schurr has been fired two months after fatally shooting Patrick Lyoya during a traffic stop.
2 months ago
Officer charged with murder in fatal shooting of Patrick Lyoya has been fired
2 months ago

Michigan police officer Christopher Schurr arraigned for killing of Patrick Lyoya, pleads not guilty

The police officer is accused of murder in the death of Patrick Lyoya.
2 months ago
Police officer arraigned for killing of Patrick Lyoya, pleads not guilty
2 months ago

North Carolina man dies after shootout with officers

Investigators say a suspect has been fatally wounded in a shootout with a trooper and a deputy along a highway in western North Carolina
2 months ago