Shootings

Chicago Police Officer Joseph McElligott raises his right hand as he prepares to take the stand and testify during the opening statements in the first-degree murder trial of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke for the shooting death of Laquan McDonald at the Leighton Criminal Court Building, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 in Chicago. (Antonio Perez/ Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool)
September 18, 2018 - 6:18 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago police officers clearly do not want to be in court testifying against a colleague accused of murder, with one of them so uncomfortable he couldn't bring himself to point to the man on trial, something witnesses are routinely asked to do. But one after another — whether...
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This undated handout photo provided by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, shows suspect Anton Lemon Moore, 38, who is accused of fatally shooting a Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy and wounding another deputy during a shootout in Rancho Cordova, Calif., the day before. Moore was wounded in the gun battle and was hospitalized. (Sacramento County Sheriff's Department via AP)
September 18, 2018 - 4:45 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A 38-year-old man on probation for a gun crime has been accused of killing a sheriff's deputy and wounding another in a shootout that started with an argument at an auto parts store in the Sacramento area, authorities said Tuesday. Anton Lemon Moore of the city of Rancho...
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Police vehicles block streets some distance away from there two Sacramento County sheriff's deputies and a bystander were shot during an incident in Rancho Cordova, Calif., just outside Sacramento, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. Department spokesman Sgt. Shaun Hampton says the suspect is in custody. Hampton says the shooting Monday afternoon occurred at a Pep Boys auto parts store, but did not provide details on the deputies' or the bystander's condition. (AP Photo/Jonathan J. Cooper)
September 17, 2018 - 6:38 pm
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. (AP) — One Sacramento County sheriff's deputy was killed Monday and another wounded after exchanging gunfire with a suspect at an auto shop just outside of the capital city. A man, whose identity has was not released, shot and killed 27-year-old Deputy Mark Stasyuk and...
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Law enforcement officers gather near the scene where the body of a woman was found near Interstate 35 north of Laredo, Texas on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. A U.S. Border Patrol agent suspected of killing four women was arrested early Saturday after a fifth woman who had been abducted managed to escape from him and notify authorities, law enforcement officials said, describing the agent as a "serial killer." (Danny Zaragoza/The Laredo Morning Times via AP)
September 17, 2018 - 2:14 pm
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Border Patrol accused of killing four women (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A Texas prosecutor says a Border Patrol agent targeted a vulnerable community when he killed four women. Webb County District Attorney Isidro Alaniz spoke Monday about the...
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Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke listens before his first-degree murder trial in the Oct. 20, 2014 fatal shooting of a black 17-year-old, Laquan McDonald, at the Leighton Criminal Court Building on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Chicago. Opening statements are expected Monday. (Antonio Perez/ Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool)
September 17, 2018 - 12:55 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors on Monday showed jurors video of a white Chicago police officer opening fire on Laquan McDonald, dramatically recounting the 16 shots fired into the black teenager and calling the 2014 shooting "completely unnecessary." Jurors saw video of the shooting three times during...
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This photo provided by the Jackson Police Department in Mississippi shows Maurice Forte, who has been charged with three counts of murder in connection with the deaths of his mother, grandmother and sister in a Sept. 16, 2018, shooting in Jackson, Miss. (Jackson Police Department via AP)
September 16, 2018 - 5:04 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A man in a wheel chair has been charged with fatally shooting his mother, grandmother and sister Sunday morning at a home in Mississippi's capital city, authorities said. The Jackson Police Department said in a statement that Maurice Forte, 22, is facing three counts of murder...
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A crime scene worker covers up one of the bodies of victims of a shooting in Garibaldi Plaza, in Mexico City, Friday Sept. 14, 2018. Mexican authorities say four people have been killed and nine wounded in a shooting at the capital’s emblematic Garibaldi Plaza, a popular spot for tourists. (AP Photo/Stringer)
September 15, 2018 - 4:20 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans heading into the weekend's Independence Day celebrations were jolted by a brazen shooting by men dressed as mariachi musicians who killed four people and wounded nine in Garibaldi Plaza, an iconic square in the capital where the bands serenade tourists. The Mexico City...
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This undated photo provided by the Fort Worth Police Department shows Fort Worth police officer Garrett Hull. Hull, sn undercover officer who was shot during a gun battle between police and a group of robbery suspects outside of a Fort Worth bar that left one suspect dead has died, authorities said Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. ( Fort Worth Police Department via AP)
September 15, 2018 - 3:34 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Two men arrested in the fatal shooting of a North Texas undercover police officer during a bar robbery are expected to face capital murder charges, police said Saturday. Samuel Mayfield and Timothy Huff remained jailed Saturday on bonds totaling $850,000 for each individual. Each...
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This photo from video released Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, by the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office in Kaufman, Texas, shows Dallas police Officer Amber Guyger getting booked after turning herself in Sunday, Sept. 9 following the fatal shooting of Botham Jean in his own apartment. Guyger was arrested manslaughter and has since been released on bond. (Kaufman County Sheriff's Office Jail via AP)
September 15, 2018 - 9:17 am
HOUSTON (AP) — A Dallas police officer's explanation that she killed a black neighbor who lived above her because she mistook his apartment for her own has been dismissed as implausible and self-serving by his family and their lawyers. Experts on police training and psychologists, however, are...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 file photo, Lamon Reccord, right, stares and yells, "Shoot me 16 times," at a Chicago police officer as he and others march through Chicago's Loop, one day after murder charges were brought against police officer Jason Van Dyke in the killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
September 15, 2018 - 6:16 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The trial of a Chicago police officer facing murder charges in the shooting of a black teen shines a spotlight on a troubled force that has been accused of racial bias, excessive force and a code of silence. Many big cities share these problems, but one expert says that Chicago is...
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