Police-Involved Shooting

Akai Gurley, man shot to death inside the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing complex by a rookie police officer. (credit: Exploretalent.com)

City Council Looks Into Lighting And Safety In Wake Of Akai Gurley Death

Exterior and interior lighting issues are expected to come up at the City Council hearing Tuesday morning.

12/16/2014

Akai Gurley's family gathers for his funeral on Dec. 6, 2014 (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Loved Ones Say Final Farewell To Akai Gurley, Man Shot Dead By Police

On Friday, loved ones solemnly carried Gurley’s casket into the Brown Memorial Baptist Church in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, where his wake drew dozens of mourners.

12/06/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton calls for full investigation into fatal police shooting of Akai Gurley in Brooklyn (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Rally Calls For Probe Into Fatal Police Shooting Of Unarmed Man In Brooklyn

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said it appears Officer Peter Liang shot 28-year-old Akai Gurley by accident as he and his girlfriend entered a pitch black stairwell.

11/22/2014

Newark Police vehicle (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Officials: Suspect In Critical Condition After Police-Involved Shooting In Newark

A Newark police officer shot a suspect who was struggling with other officers, authorities said.

11/21/2014

Police shot a man while responding to a burglary in Jamaica, Queens on Monday, Nov. 10. (Credit: CBS2)

Police Charge Queens Burglary Suspect Injured In Police-Involved Shooting

Police have charged a suspect who was injured in a police-involved shooting after they said he attacked two officers during a burglary in Queens.

11/11/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens Burglary Suspect Injured In Police-Involved Shooting

The suspect was taken to Jamaica Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

11/10/2014

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Police: Mount Vernon Officers Shoot, Injure Man With Knife

Mount Vernon police described Anthony Smith, 31, as emotionally disturbed with a history of mental health issues.

10/25/2014

A hatchet-wielding man was shot and killed in a police-involved shooting in Jamaica, Queens. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Hatchet-Wielding Suspect Killed In Police-Involved Shooting In Queens

The incident occurred around 2 p.m. Thursday at Jamaica Avenue and 162nd Street in Jamaica.

10/23/2014

Police shot and killed a man who allegedly came at them with knives in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn on Friday, Oct. 3. (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Fatally Shot By Police May Have Been Involved In Similar Incident In May

Published reports suggest that Volchkin is the same man who was allegedly punched in the face a few months ago by the security guard of Kim Kardashian’s best friend after trying to attack him.

10/04/2014

Police shot and killed a man who allegedly stabbed a man who also died, in an apartment in Kensington, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Sept. 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Stabbing Victim In Brooklyn Domestic Incident Died Of Accidental Police Gunshot

Authorities on Wednesday said police unintentionally shot and killed a man who was originally believed to have died of stab wounds in a domestic incident earlier this week in Kensington, Brooklyn.

10/01/2014

Police shot and killed a man who allegedly stabbed a man who also died, in an apartment in Kensington, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Sept. 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Continue To Investigate Unrelated, Police-Involved Shootings In Brooklyn, Bronx

Police are continuing to investigate two, separate police-involved shootings that happened within two hours of each other on Monday.

09/30/2014

Police shot and killed a man who allegedly stabbed a man who also died, in an apartment in Kensington, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Sept. 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

1 Man Stabbed To Death, Second Man With Knife Shot Dead By Police In Brooklyn

Police shot and killed a man they found clutching a knife in Brooklyn Monday evening, while another man died of stab wounds.

09/29/2014

Police shot and wounded a 19-year-old man at College Avenue and East 145th Street in the Bronx on Monday, Sept. 29. (Credit: Jessica Schneider/CBS 2)

Man Shot, Wounded By Police In The Bronx

The incident happened around 5:45 p.m. Monday at 144th Street and College Avenue in the Bronx, police said.

09/29/2014

Investigators on the scene of a police-involved shooting at Marcus Garvey Park on 5th Avenue and East 120th Street in Harlem on Sept. 4, 2014. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS 2)

Man Injured In Police-Involved Shooting At Marcus Garvey Park In Harlem

A uniformed officer was on patrol in the park when he shot the man following some kind of struggle.

09/04/2014

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National Action Network Rally Demands Justice For Eric Garner, Michael Brown

Family members of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died while in police custody last month, were in attendance as the rally demanded justice for Michael Brown.

08/16/2014

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