Jessica “Jessie” Hernandez suffered four gunshot wounds, including two to her left side. An attorney for the family said the findings contradict the police account.
A separate autopsy commissioned by the family of Antonio Zambrano-Montes shows he was shot in the back twice by police in Pasco, Washington, conflicting with earlier statements made by authorities, an attorney said Thursday.
The shooting was one of two officer-involved fatalities of immigrants in the U.S. that has drawn criticism from the Mexican government.
The officers who killed Hunt on Sept. 10 were eventually cleared of wrongdoing, but in a letter Friday the Department of Justice said it plans to look into the case.
An attorney for the widow of Antonio Zambrano-Montes, who was shot dead by police in February, withdrew the $25 million claim filed against the officers for using excessive force. He said the claim would be refiled after further investigation.
Police in Pasco, Washington, shot and killed Antonio Zambrano-Montes Tuesday evening after he allegedly threw rocks at cars and officers.
In her first public comments, Trina Diaz, 16, tells BuzzFeed News her friend Jessica Hernandez was shot first and then a police officer was hit by the car. Multiple investigations are ongoing after repeated incidents of Denver police shooting at cars.
Jessica “Jessie” Hernandez was fatally shot by Denver police after a confrontation Monday morning. Law enforcement and community members question the police’s decision to shoot at the car she was driving.
Muskogee Officer Chansey McMillin shot and killed Terrance Walker on Jan. 17. Police released video of the shooting Friday.
A dashcam video reveals the entirety of the altercation between Jerame Reid, 36, and the two officers from the Bridgeton Police Department.
Rice family attorney Walter Madison told the Plain Dealer the video was the “cruelest thing I’ve ever seen.”
Matthew Hoffman, 32, died at a hospital Sunday night. Police said they will host a community meeting to discuss the shooting on Tuesday.
Officer Juventino Castro was cleared by a grand jury Tuesday for the fatal shooting of Jordan Baker in January.
Police fatally shot a man with a knife who attacked three officers on Saturday. In a separate incident, a driver drove into a crowd of pedestrians and injured 11.
“They Take 1 Of Ours….. Let’s Take 2 of Theirs #ShootThePolice #RIPErivGardner [sic] #RIPMikeBrown,” the alleged suspect wrote on an Instagram photo that appeared to have been taken by him.
Attorneys for the family of John Crawford, the 22-year-old black man killed in an Ohio Walmart in August, has filed a lawsuit against the police and the company. Lawyers say they found evidence that Crawford was shot “.36 seconds” after being confronted by police.
Police shot the man at the busy intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue.
Cleveland Police released video of the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice by a rookie officer. [Warning: disturbing video]
The boy, who has been identified as Tamir E. Rice, had an “airsoft” toy gun with the orange indicator removed, said police. He was in critical condition on Saturday night and died early Sunday morning, a MetroHealth official confirmed to BuzzFeed News.
Ahead of the grand jury’s decision whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson for killing Mike Brown, cops are stockpiling weapons while organizers are trying to stop tensions from flaring into violence. Almost no one thinks things are getting better.
One of the doctors who analyzed the official autopsy of Michael Brown told MSNBC on Thursday that she could not be sure that he reached for Officer Darren Wilson’s gun, although it was a possibility.
The Chicago Sun-Times reported one officer was shot in the head. Update: The standoff ended after six hours with one person dead and another taken into custody.
S.C. Highway Patrol Trooper Sean Groubert opened fire during a stop for a seat belt violation. He was arrested Wednesday and faces up to 20 years in prison.
The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department released cell phone video of Tuesday’s shooting of a 25-year-old man just miles away from Ferguson, Mo. Warning: Video is extremely graphic.
The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer ignited tensions in Ferguson, Mo., and around the nation. Read coverage from the first eight days of unrest in Ferguson, Mo.
Sorting through the chaos.
The shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer ignited tensions in Ferguson, Mo., and around the nation. Continued coverage here.
The Los Angeles Police Department said the man was shot after he was involved in a struggle with officers. His family said he died while he was on the ground, complying with officers’ orders.
An officer shot a man who reportedly pointed a handgun at him as demonstrations continued in the wake of Michael Brown’s fatal shooting in a St. Louis suburb.
Alderman Antonio French has captured the vigils and protests in Ferguson, Mo., after the fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old black man by a police officer left the community reeling.