Tag Archives: los angeles

Two separate shootings by cops reported in LA (8/29), no reason given for shootings, at least one victim dead

“Authorities are investigating two unrelated shootings within about a half-hour involving Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies. One person was killed. The first shooting occurred about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 1400 block of North Santa Fe Avenue in Compton, sheriff’s officials said. One man was treated at a hospital, they said. Then just before 6 […]

Long Beach police shoot 2 victims, killing at least 1 – video

“One suspect was killed and another injured Wednesday in an officer-involved shooting following a botched robbery at a Long Beach Rite Aid. The shooting occurred around 1:15 a.m. after Long Beach police officers responded to a robbery call at a store in the 4400 block of Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach police said. “The suspects went […]

Everywhere, there are more cops shooting more people

In July 2012, with more than half the year over, police departments around the nation suddenly realized that their cops were shooting people at alarming and in many cases unprecedented rates. Here is a collection of articles about police departments trying to make sense of the carnage they have inflicted in the year 2012 in […]

Police shoot man in his home in LA

“Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Reseda. The shooting happened shortly before 5 a.m. Thursday on the 19300 block of Welby Way. Authorities said they received a call about an ongoing roommate dispute. When police arrived, a man pointed a gun at an officer. The officer opened fire, injuring the suspect. He was taken […]

Victim shot and killed by police in Colton, CA – video

  According to Detective Ray Mendez: “Officers from the Colton police department located an occupied stolen vehicle. They attempted to stop the vehicle and as a result the suspect, driver of the stolen vehicle… assaulted the officers. An officer involved shooting occurred in which the suspect was fatally shot.” Watch the video – the cop […]