Police-Involved Shooting

Perth Amboy Police Shooting

Family Demands Answers After Police Shoot, Kill Man In Perth Amboy, N.J.

Police shot and killed a man in Perth Amboy, N.J. Wednesday afternoon, after he allegedly attacked an officer with a knife.

12/04/2013

Officers on the scene of a police-involved shooting in Brooklyn on Nov. 18, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Knife-Wielding Man Shot Dead By Officers In Brooklyn, Police Say

Police received a 911 call around 3 p.m., from a landlord reporting that a man had been acting strangely and threatening him with violence in a building on Hart Street in Brooklyn.

11/18/2013

Police investigate a shooting in the Norwood section of the Bronx. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

2 Men In Custody Following Police-Involved Shooting In The Bronx

It all started at East 206th Street and Rochambeau Avenue around 5:30 a.m. when officers spotted one of the suspects with a gun.

10/25/2013

A police-involved shooting is investigated at a Deer Park apartment complex on Oct. 9, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Officer Shoots Knife-Wielding Man In Deer Park

The shooting victim’s father called police saying his son was not taking his medication and was threatening him, said Suffolk County Police Lt. Jack Fitzpatrick.

10/09/2013

Dustin Grose speaks at rally calling on NYPD to change policy in dealing with emotionally disturbed people, Sept. 25, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Experts, Lawmakers Want Changes To NYPD Response To Emotionally Disturbed People

Activists have pushed for the NYPD to amend its policy and bring along specialized teams for calls involving emotionally disturbed people.

09/25/2013

Hawa Bah, with her attorney Randolph McLaughlin speaks at a press conference announcing a lawsuit against New York City for the deadly police shooting of her son, Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Family Of Man Fatally Shot By Police Sues City

The lawsuit was filed Monday in Manhattan federal court. It seeks unspecified damages for the September 2012 killing of 28-year-old Mohamed Bah, shot in his Morningside Heights home.

09/23/2013

Police stand near the Port Authority Bus Terminal, where officers fired shots on Sept. 14, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Review Under Way After Bystanders Hit During Police-Involved Shooting Outside Port Authority

In a statement, the NYPD reiterated that officers are authorized to use deadly physical force when they reasonably believe they must do so to protect themselves or another person or persons present from imminent death or serious physical injury.

09/16/2013

Police stand near the Port Authority Bus Terminal, where officers fired shots on Sept. 14, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

2 Bystanders Struck As NYPD Cops Fire At Man Near Port Authority Bus Terminal

Some people have called for two officers to be suspended, after two bystanders were struck near the Port Authority Bus Terminal late Saturday by police gunfire intended a man officers believed was emotionally disturbed.

09/15/2013

Crime scene tape where officers shot and wounded machete-wielding suspect, Sept. 8, 2013. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Man Carrying 2 Machetes Shot, Wounded By Police In Brooklyn

Authorities have charged a suspect who was shot and wounded by police as he allegedly wielded two machetes in Brooklyn.

09/08/2013

Apartment building in the South Bronx where there was a police-involved shooting. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Bronx Stabbing Suspect Charged After Being Shot By Police

When the officers arrived at the apartment around 8:30 p.m., they saw a 37-year-old man stabbing a 35-year-old woman in the torso and legs.

08/25/2013

Gun Recovered By Police In Brooklyn

Teen Suspects Charged For Allegedly Trying To Steal Gun Being Held As Evidence

One of the suspects was hospitalized under police guard Saturday evening after being shot by a police officer.

08/25/2013

Gun Recovered By Police In Brooklyn

Police Shoot Suspect Who Allegedly Went For Gun Being Held As Evidence

A teenage boy was hospitalized under police guard Saturday evening, after being shot by a police officer when he allegedly tried to steal a gun from a van police were guarding.

08/24/2013

Ramarley Graham (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Grand Jury Will Not Re-Indict NYPD Officer Who Fatally Shot Bronx Teen

Officer Richard Haste fatally shot 18-year-old Ramarley Graham on Feb. 2, 2012 after chasing the teen into his own home during a drug investigation.

08/08/2013

Shaaliver Douse

14-Year-Old Dead Following Bronx Police-Involved Shooting

According to police, two officers on foot patrol heard gunfire in the area of Cortlandt Avenue and E. 151st Street in the Melrose section of the Bronx just after 3 a.m.

08/04/2013

Police-Involved Shooting In Newark (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Officials: Pursuit Of Stolen Vehicle Ends With Police-Involved Shooting In Newark

The hunt is on for two men following a police-pursuit and shooting in Newark this morning.

07/19/2013

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