News and videos of police shootings in various cities across the country have made news in recent years, ushering in a new era of debate over police brutality and systemic racism in the United States. Social media posts of police shootings in St. Louis, Atlanta, Los Angeles and other major cities have resulted in communities and protesters to call for reform.
Cop retiring on full pension after fatally shooting Black man sparks anger
Donovan Lewis was holding only a vape pen when he was killed in bed during a police raid in August. Ricky Anderson had been placed on paid leave afterwards.
Jaheim McMillan's family demand Gulfport Police release bodycam footage
Police said the teenager was shot after he refused to comply with an order to drop his weapon.
Video of Black teen shot by police at Family Dollar store sparks outrage
Police said the teen was armed and fleeing officers, while a bystander said he was shot when he had stopped running and was raising his arms.
Who is Donovan Lewis? Bodycam Video of Black Man's Shooting Sparks Outrage
Donovan Lewis, 20, was shot while officers were attempting to serve a felony warrant at an apartment in Columbus, Ohio.
Shot and Killed by Police at Age 8, Fanta Bility Should be a Household Name
Nearly one year after her murder, the family and community still wait for answers, accountability, and justice.
Convicted Gunman Sues Police for 'Life-Changing Injuries' After Shooting
Aaron Humphries, 32, claims he suffered "life-changing injuries" after he was hit in the leg following a tense standoff.
Why Didn't Akron Burn?
Community leaders in Akron are showing the rest of America how to handle potentially volatile police-involved deaths.
Police Officer Shot in Gun Battle at Alaska Campground
Officers were carrying out a security check at the campground when they encountered a man they suspected of earlier eluding police.
Man Opens Fire at Family Reunion in Park Attended by About 50: Police
The shooter had allegedly been involved in a prolonged argument with his girlfriend and ex-girlfriend on Saturday night.
Tamir Rice's Mother Angry As Cop Who Killed Son Given New Job: 'Pathetic'
Timothy Loehmann, the officer who shot the 12-year-old in 2014, was recently hired by a police force in rural Pennsylvania.
Cops Fire 59 Rounds at Man Who Pointed Empty BB Gun at Them
A police chief said officers had to react quickly to the realistic looking gun being wielded by a man suspected of a crime spree.
Jayland Walker Was Afraid of Police, Says Attorney For His Family
Lawyer Bobby DiCello said the Walker family do not know why he fled police but said he had been acting "out of character" after the recent death of his fiancée.
Body Cam Footage Release in Jayland Walker Case Evokes Protest, Outrage
Authorities in Akron, Ohio, revealed Sunday that Walker was unarmed when law enforcement fatally shot him last week.
Who Is Leonna Hale? Police Shooting of Missouri Woman Sparks Controversy
A 26-year-old Black woman was shot multiple times by Kansas City police in a case drawing national attention.
No Charges for Cop Randy Wetzel, Who Shot Unarmed Black Man Maurice Gordon
New Jersey State Police Sergeant Randy Wetzel fatally shot 28-year-old Maurice Gordon following a May 2020 speeding stop.
Officer Shoots Wife's Lover, Himself Outside Buffalo Wild Wings: Police
An off-duty NYPD officer reportedly followed his wife and a man she was having an affair with to a local hotel before opening fire outside of the restaurant.
Florida Cop Shot Man With Mental Health Issues on Third Day In Job
A police officer is under investigation—but has been praised by his superiors—after he shot a mentally ill suspect who was armed with a semi-automatic weapon.
Target Shooting Leaves One Man Dead in Florida
One person was killed and three others were injured after a shooting at a Target store in Kissimmee, Florida, on Wednesday evening.
Who Is Christopher Schurr? Grand Rapids Officer Who Shot Patrick Lyoya
Lyoya, a Black man, was unarmed and face down on the ground when he was shot in the back of the head after a traffic stop in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on April 4.
Grand Rapids Police, Community Were at 'Boiling Point' Before Lyoya's Death
The relationship between the Black community and Grand Rapids' police department has been strained for several years.
Attorney Likens Patrick Lyoya 'Execution' to Russian Atrocities in Ukraine
Civil Rights attorney Ben Crump compared the unarmed 26-year-old's death to Ukrainian civilians being killed by Russian soldiers.
Patrick Lyoya Shooting Video 'Looks Like an Execution'—Legal Analyst
Footage of a white police officer shooting an unarmed Black man dead has sparked outrage.
Cop Who Shot Amir Locke Has Body Cam Footage Released After Dodging Charges
Prosecutors cited "insufficient admissible evidence" for not charging Officer Mark Hanneman in the shooting.
'Where Is the NRA?' Gun Rights Group Slammed for Silence on Amir Locke
"They keep promoting Second Amendment gun rights to protect your home, to protect your sanctuary, but that applies to Black people too," lawyer Ben Crump said.
Not 'Minnesota Nice': Amir Locke's Mom Vows Action as Cop Dodges Charges
Prosecutors announced that "there is insufficient admissible evidence to file criminal charges" in the case surrounding Amir Locke, who was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer.
Mother Fatally Shot While Visiting Her Son's Grave: Police
The Killeen Police Department said it was the ninth murder so far this year in the city, as they confirmed a second victim received minor injuries.
Brett Hankison, Ex-Cop in Raid That Killed Breonna Taylor, Acquitted
Hankison was found not guilty of wanton endangerment for firing shots that went through a wall into a neighboring home in the raid that led to Taylor's death.
Man Who Died in Police Shooting in Hospital Was Shot 20 Times: Coroner
Miles Jackson, a 27-year-old Black man, was shot and killed last April in Ohio following a struggle with police after a gun was discovered hidden in his pants.
Philadelphia Cops Fatally Shoot Boy, 12, Who Allegedly Fired Gun at Them
Police say they shot the 12-year-old boy after he allegedly fired a stolen 9MM, semi-automatic handgun.
Texas Deputy Killed in Mall Shooting After Suspect Grabs His Gun
The San Jacinto County Precinct 1 officer was working at the PlazAmericas mall in Houston when he got into an altercation with a suspect.