Monthly Archives: July 2012

In a non-residential area, Denver police shoot and kill victim inside a cop car

“A suspect was killed Tuesday in an officer-involved shooting in Denver. Denver Police spokesman Sonny Jackson said an officer was taking a suspect in a drugs and weapons arrest to a station when the suspect somehow managed to try to overthrow the officer. After a struggle, the marked patrol car came to a stop and […]

Man shot and killed by police in Colton, CA; dog also injured

“A police chase involving a man in a stolen vehicle ended in a fatal officer-involved shooting in Highland today. A Colton police officer tried to pull over the driver near the intersection of Ninth and G streets at 11:13 a.m., said police Detective Ray Mendez. The driver fled and police chased him to the 6900 […]

Santa Maria police shoot and kill man, giving awkward account of his murder

“A sheriff’s sergeant responding to the call spotted the suspect, who has not been identified, and his vehicle in a nearby gas station. The Sheriff’s Department report says the suspect told the sergeant he had guns in his vehicle, ignored orders by the sergeant and drove off. The man led deputies, Santa Maria police and […]

Very little information available on shooting by police in Paris, Kentucky (7/30)

“Police were on the scene Monday afternoon of an officer-involved shooting at a Bourbon County home. The shooting happened at about 1:30 p.m. at a home on Hanson Street in Paris. So far, there are not many details available, but both Paris Police and Kentucky State Police were on the scene. LEX 18 has a […]

Video update – Witnesses say Gregory Martinez Hughes first accidentally shot himself before Tupelo police suddenly opened fire killing him

“However, not everybody agrees with that, including Hughes’ cousin Jermaine Brownlee. He said he saw what happened. “[Hughes] tried to put his gun up. By him trying to put his gun up, he shot himself in the leg. When the police heard the shot, the police got out of the car and ran around the […]

29-year old Man shot by police in Joilet, Illinois

“A 29-year-old Crest Hill man remained hospitalized this morning after being shot Sunday morning by police responding to a domestic violence call on Joliet’s East Side. Joliet police responding to a 7:27 a.m. domestic disturbance on the 500 block of Second Avenue said the man was leaving through the rear door of the residence when […]

Gregory Martinez Hughes, 22 shot and killed by Mississippi cops in Tupelo

“Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper Ray Hall said that after 9 a.m. Monday two officers arrived on the scene because shots had been fired. He said it is not known at this time what happened, but a suspect was fatally shot by an officer. A woman identifying herself as the dead person’s great aunt Janice Banks […]