Police Shootings
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February 14, 2020, 11:25 PM

Alleged cop shooter with a 'grudge' indicted by grand jury

Both officers survived the shootings and were released from the hospital.
February 14, 2020, 11:25 PM
Alleged cop shooter with a 'grudge' indicted by grand jury
February 14, 2020, 5:05 AM

Verdict rendered in deadly police shooting

A Dallas County jury returned a not guilty verdict after two days of deliberations in the fatal shooting of Genevive Dawes by Christopher Hess.
February 14, 2020, 5:05 AM
Verdict rendered in deadly police shooting
February 11, 2020, 5:06 AM

Man allegedly confesses to shooting police officers

Both officers in New York City are out of the hospital, while authorities say the same man was allegedly captured on two different surveillance cameras.
February 11, 2020, 5:06 AM
Man allegedly confesses to shooting police officers
January 30, 2020, 5:37 PM

Officer charged with murder in shooting death of handcuffed man

The family and their attorney spoke about the shooting death of William Green in Maryland.
January 30, 2020, 5:37 PM
Officer charged with murder in shooting death of handcuffed man
January 26, 2020, 12:44 PM

Deadly shootout involving sheriff’s deputy outside Tampa

Two men approached a uniformed deputy and started shooting at him once he got out of a car; one gunman was killed.
January 26, 2020, 12:44 PM
Deadly shootout involving sheriff’s deputy outside Tampa
1 month ago

Union appeals Cleveland firing officer who killed Tamir Rice

The union representing the white Cleveland police officer who killed a 12-year-old black child playing with a pellet gun will ask an Ohio appeals court to overturn the officer's firing
1 month ago
Union appeals firing officer who killed Tamir Rice
2 months ago

Report: Texas man not armed when killed by police officer

Temple, Texas, filed the report with the state's attorney general.
2 months ago
2 months ago

Dramatic body camera footage released from police-involved shooting in Kentucky

Avalanche in the Italian Alps kills a mother and her 2 young children; Christina Koch sets record in space.
2 months ago
Dramatic body camera footage released from police-involved shooting in Kentucky
2 months ago

Shot at home by police: Teaching officers how to react under stress after Botham Jean, Atatiana Jefferson killings

Botham Jean and Atatiana Jefferson were home when police shot and killed them.
2 months ago
Shot at home by police: Teaching officers how to react under stress
2 months ago

25 Baltimore corrections officers charged with 'illegal and excessive' force

More than two dozen Baltimore corrections officers were indicted Tuesday, on the grounds that they used "illegal and excessive" force against inmates in state jails.
2 months ago
25 Baltimore corrections officers charged with 'illegal and excessive' force
3 months ago

Witness to Laquan McDonald’s fatal shooting settles lawsuit

A woman who witnessed the fatal 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald by a Chicago police officer has settled her lawsuit against the city
3 months ago
3 months ago

Tamir Rice's mom, ACLU make kids guide for police encounters

Black 12-year-old was fatally shot by a white Cleveland police officer.
3 months ago
3 months ago

Father of Atatiana Jefferson, black woman killed at home by a white Texas police officer, has died

The father of Atatiana Jefferson, a black woman fatally shot by a white police officer inside her Fort Worth, Texas, home last month, has died of a heart attack.
3 months ago
Father of black woman killed by white Texas officer while inside her home dies
3 months ago

Suspect shot outside Louisville supermarket

Police responded to a call about gunshots inside a supermarket, and after a firefight in the parking lot with police, the suspect was fatally shot.
3 months ago
Suspect shot outside Louisville supermarket
3 months ago

New York City wrestles with surge of violent police clashes

A surge in violent police clashes has left a trail of bodies across New York City and stoked tensions between officers and critics who say they have been too quick to use deadly force
3 months ago
New York City wrestles with surge of violent police clashes
4 months ago

Suspected gunman is dead after 6-hour standoff in Phoenix

The standoff ended with an exchange of gunfire which left several people injured, including two hostages.
4 months ago
Suspected gunman is dead after 6-hour standoff in Phoenix
4 months ago

Video shows Indiana officer fatally shoot man who had hammer

Authorities say video of a southwest Indiana police officer fatally shooting a man who had a hammer appears to back up the officer's claim that he believed the man reached for a gun
4 months ago
4 months ago

Newly released video shows police officer shooting 16-year-old in the back of the head

Isiah Murrietta-Golding was 16 when he was shot in the back of the head by a police officer in April 2017.
4 months ago
Video shows the officer shooting Isaiah Murrietta-Golding in the back of the head
4 months ago

Outrage over video of police officer killing 16-year-old

Video of a police officer fatally shooting a teenager as he ran away has been released two years after the shooting occurred.
4 months ago
Outrage over video of police officer killing 16-year-old
4 months ago

Deputy shot and killed in California

The husband and father was shot responding to a call by two gunman.
4 months ago
Deputy shot and killed in California
4 months ago

California deputy shot and killed responding to service call: Sheriff

Deputy Brian Ishmael of the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office was shot and killed after responding to a call Wednesday morning.
4 months ago
California deputy shot and killed responding to service call: Sheriff
4 months ago

Authorities charge officer who opened fire on couple's car

A Connecticut police officer who opened fire on an unarmed couple's car, seriously wounding a woman, has been charged with assault and reckless endangerment
4 months ago
4 months ago

Indiana police shoot man after high-speed chase ends in fire

Northern Indiana police say officers shot a man following a high-speed pursuit that ended when his vehicle and a police car burst into flames
4 months ago
Indiana police shoot man after high-speed chase ends in fire
4 months ago

Former officer to serve no jail time in accidental shooting death

The family of Mary Knowlton, the retired librarian killed while participating in a police exercise in 2016, said they feel let down.
4 months ago
Former officer to serve no jail time in accidental shooting death
4 months ago

Police officer fatally shot at Maryland parking garage

The 13-year veteran was found with a gunshot wound after making a radio call about disorderly subjects and police are treating the shooting as a homicide.
4 months ago
Police officer fatally shot at Maryland parking garage
4 months ago

Growing oukilled, mudergetrage after black woman is shot in home by officer

The officer who pulled the trigger on what was supposed to be a wellness check is being interviewed today. ABC News' Elizabeth Hur reports.
4 months ago
Growing outrage after black woman is shot in home by officer
4 months ago

Woman shot dead in her own house by police

The Fort Worth Police Department claimed in a statement that a threat was perceived when the woman was shot.
4 months ago
Woman shot dead in her own house by police
5 months ago

Botham Jean's mother delivers emotional victim impact statement before sentencing of Amber Guyger: 'My life has not been the same'

The mother of Botham Jean, the man shot and killed after former Dallas Police officer Amber Guyger mistook his apartment for hers, delivered an emotional statement.
5 months ago
Mother of Botham Jean gives emotional statement: 'My life has not been the same'
5 months ago

Lawsuit: Supervisor negligence led to police shooting

A man was killed and an officer wounded in the shooting.
5 months ago
Lawsuit: Supervisor negligence led to police shooting
5 months ago

Lawyer says Amber Guyger guilty verdict ‘a victory for black people’

The former police officer was convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of Botham Jean, whose apartment she mistook for her own before opening fire.
5 months ago
Lawyer says Amber Guyger guilty verdict ‘a victory for black people’
5 months ago

Body camera footage shown in Amber Guyger trial captures chaos after fatal shooting

Prosecutors highlighted some footage from body camera video to suggest that former officer Amber Guyger had gotten preferential treatment from her Dallas colleagues.
5 months ago
Body camera footage shown in Amber Guyger trial captures chaos after fatal shooting
5 months ago

Body camera footage reveals moments after Dallas apartment shooting

Jurors watched as Dallas police desperately raced to the apartment complex where Amber Guyger had fatally shot Botham Jean after mistaking his apartment for her own.
5 months ago
Body camera footage reveals moments after Dallas apartment shooting
5 months ago

Trial begins for Amber Guyger, the former Dallas police officer who killed her neighbor

Guyger is charged with killing Botham Jean in his own apartment on Sept. 6, 2018, allegedly confusing it with her own home.
5 months ago
Trial begins for Amber Guyger, the former Dallas police officer who killed neighbor
5 months ago

Trial begins for police officer who fatally shot neighbor

A dusty, red mat is one of the many signs prosecutors say Amber Guyger missed the night she killed Botham Jean inside his own apartment in Dallas.
5 months ago
Trial begins for police officer who fatally shot neighbor
5 months ago

Deadly police shootout in NY

A bodycam image showed an officer struggling with an armed suspect, who was shot and killed by police responding to a domestic call.
5 months ago
Deadly police shootout in NY
5 months ago

Police shooting under investigation after bystander is hit by a stray bullet

At least 154 rounds were fired as police chased an armed suspect through a residential neighborhood in Baltimore.
5 months ago
Police shooting under investigation after bystander is hit by a stray bullet
5 months ago

Man shot to death by police after livestreaming chase on Facebook

A Minnesota man is dead after confronting officers following a police chase with authorities that he livestreamed on Facebook.
5 months ago
Man shot to death by police after livestreaming chase on Facebook
6 months ago

Mother pleaded 'don't shoot' to off-duty LAPD officer who killed mentally ill son in Costco, family says

The parents of a man who was killed by an off-duty LAPD officer inside a Southern California Costco described the sequence of events that led to the shooting.
6 months ago
Mom said 'don't shoot' to LAPD officer who killed mentally ill son in Costco: Family
6 months ago

Family of man killed by off-duty officer at Costco speaks out

Kenneth French was shot and killed, and his parents were each shot by a police officer at a California Costco in June.
6 months ago
Family of man killed by off-duty officer at Costco speaks out
6 months ago

New video of Philadelphia shootout shows how suspect ambushed police

Police were serving a drug warrant to Maurice Hill when they said he began shooting at them with an AR-15-style rifle, injuring six officers and eventually surrendering seven hours later.
6 months ago
New video of Philadelphia shootout shows how suspect ambushed police
6 months ago

At least 5 police officers wounded in Philadelphia shootout

Dozens of police officers faced off against a gunman barricaded inside a home on a residential Philadelphia street, with at least five sustaining non-life-threatening wounds.
6 months ago
At least 5 police officers wounded in Philadelphia shootout
6 months ago

Philadelphia police in standoff with suspect who injured several officers

Six officers have been shot by at least one gunman, authorities say.
6 months ago
Philadelphia police in standoff with suspect who injured several officers
6 months ago

Police investigating motive in deadly rush hour traffic stop gun battle

Officer Andrew Moye had pulled over Aaron Luther's pickup truck when Luther allegedly pulled out a long gun and started firing, killing Moye and injuring two other officers, police said.
6 months ago
Police investigating motive in deadly rush hour traffic stop gun battle
6 months ago

'Our hearts ache': California Highway Patrol officer gunned down at traffic stop

The California Highway Patrol is grieving one of its officers who was gunned down while responding to a traffic stop in Southern California.
6 months ago
'Our hearts ache': Highway patrol officer gunned down at traffic stop
6 months ago

Video raises questions about fatal police shooting of 19-year-old

De'Von Bailey's arms appeared to be away from his body before he was shot; police in Colorado Springs said they opened fire after he appeared to reach for a gun.
6 months ago
Video raises questions about fatal police shooting of 19-year-old
7 months ago

Texas cop shoots and kills woman while firing gun at dog

A woman in Texas died after being shot by a cop firing his weapon at a dog.
7 months ago
Texas cop shoots and kills woman while firing gun at dog
7 months ago

Body camera video shows deputy shooting homeowner in his house

In his initial report, the officer said the homeowner opened the door and pointed a gun at him; that's not what the footage showed.
7 months ago
Body camera video shows deputy shooting homeowner in his house
7 months ago

Family of Hannah Williams, 17, demands to see video of officer fatally shooting her

Hannah Williams was shot by a police officer on a Southern California freeway.
7 months ago
Family of 17-year-old girl fatally shot by cop demands to see body camera footage
7 months ago

Las Vegas police release 158-page report detailing deadly 2017 concert shooting

Nearly two years after the shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas that left 57 victims dead, the city's police department released their definitive review.
7 months ago
Las Vegas police release report with 93 recommendations post-deadly shooting
8 months ago

Man with shotgun killed by officers in Denton County, Texas

The Texas Rangers have been asked to investigate.
8 months ago