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.
On Monday, Gov. Jay Nixon asked the U.S. Department of Justice to conduct an independent investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown. The FBI has also opened an inquiry into the shooting of the 18-year-old. Protests against the shooting in the St. Louis area turned violent on Sunday night.