Two police officers who shot and killed a 16-year-old boy on a street in East Flatbush Brooklyn have a history of being sued for civil rights violations, according to a published report.
A relative of a 16-year-old boy who was shot and killed by police last weekend in Brooklyn was arrested at a protest Wednesday evening.
The crowd of about 20 teens and other residents gathered at Nostrand and Synder avenues, outside the 67th Precinct station. Rocks and bottles were thrown, in protest of the police-involved shooting Saturday of 16-year-old Kimani Gray.
Police in Jersey City on Monday were probing an incident last week in which a sergeant shot and killed a man who tried to attack him with a kitchen knife.
An off-duty Newark police officer shot and killed a robber at the store where he was working as a security guard Sunday afternoon.
Tankard was then shot in both legs by one of the detectives. Tankard was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in critical but stable condition.
A grand jury in Queens has voted not to indict a police officer on criminal charges in the fatal shooting of an unarmed National Guardsman during a traffic stop.
Alexis McIntyre was charged Wednesday with criminal possession of a weapon.
Police shot and wounded a 31-year-ol d man Tuesday after he allegedly pointed a gun at officers, only a mile away from the scene of another police-involved shooting less than 24 hours earlier.
A man threatening to stab a woman with a pair of scissors was in critical condition Wednesday evening after being shot and wounded by police in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
Charges were pending Tuesday night for a suspect shot by police in the Bronx, after he allegedly used his car as a weapon.
Chief Harry Earle said the incident occurred around 5:30 a.m. inside the police station when a suspect being taken into custody for a domestic violence-related incident got into a confrontation with officers.
Police shot and killed a man suspected of robbing a CVS store at knife-point late Sunday in Leonia, N.J. It was not specified what the suspect did to prompt police to open fire.
Police shot and killed a teenager Tuesday night in the South Ward of Newark, according to published reports.
“We’re lucky again,” Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said. “If it had been up an inch it would’ve been right into the officer’s body.”