Police Shooting

Friends and neighbors held a vigil for the North Carolina deaf man fatally shot by a state trooper. So far the police have been silent about the deadly encounter.

Detective Gordon's comments, initially reported last month shortly after the shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, marked the simmering tension between the Black community and law enforcement over police interactions.

A community is reeling after a 23-year-old woman and her son are shot by police.

UPDATE: 1:00 PM EST Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards condemned the shooting, calling it an “unspeakable and unjustified attack.” “Rest assured, every resource available to the State of Louisiana will be used to ensure the perpetrators are swiftly brought to justice,” he said. https://twitter.com/LouisianaGov/status/754708841460137984?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Several police officers were shot in Baton Rouge, Louisiana Sunday morning, the […]

UPDATED: Friday, July 8, 2016 The man police identified as a shooter in last night’s ambush on police officers is speaking out about the misidentification that could have caused him his life. https://twitter.com/MatthewKeysLive/status/751306770459471873 The Dallas Police Department has yet to delete the widely circulated tweet of Mark Hughes. A public has not been offered. https://twitter.com/DallasPD/status/751262719584575488 […]

Castile's family and friends say that he was an upstanding man and was soft-spoken. His mother, Valerie Castile, told CNN that her son was a "laid-back," "good person."

Gov. Edwards added that the Middle District of Louisiana U.S. Attorney's office and the FBI will also assist in the investigation.

[Warning, Video is Graphic] There has been yet another police shooting caught on camera. Alton Sterling was shot by Baton Rouge, Louisiana police officers at point blank range after a being apprehended. In the video one of the offices was heard telling Sterling to get on the ground. After being tackled, one of the officers […]

The teen shot by Baltimore police while carrying a BB gun has been identified. He's recovering from two non-threatening gunshot wounds.

A Baltimore police officer shot a 13-year-old boy carrying a BB gun that looked exactly like a semi-automatic weapon. He's expected to survive his injuries.

Thankfully, the teen's wounds are non-threatening, but his mother has been taken in for questioning for "knowing" her son left the house with a fake weapon.

Tamir Rice's mother, Samaria Rice, declines to endorse a presidential candidate. Rice explained in a post that none of the solutions she's seen incorporates community input.