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Unnamed man slayed by Azusa cop

“A man was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Azusa early Monday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The shooting occurred about 12:40 a.m., immediately after an attempted robbery of an adult store in the 500 block of South Citrus Avenue, Sgt. Pauline Panis said. The officer was on patrol when a store […]

The Vallejo community protests after cops shoot and kill Mario Romero, 23, and injure Joseph Johnson

“More than 150 people gathered for more than two hours to decry Vallejo’s latest fatal officer-involved shooting. In this one, 23-year-old Mario Romero, known as “Papaya” by friends, died before dawn Sunday and his brother-in-law, Joseph Johnson, 21, was shot through his hip and hospitalized. During the rally, the police department released information to the […]

California Highway Patrol spins out a car during a chase, shooting and killing Edwardo de Las Nieves, 31, and injuring a female passenger

“An officer-involved shooting in the Central Valley has left a 31-year-old man dead. Authorities say Edwardo De Las Nieves was a convicted auto thief who had recently left a San Joaquin County Jail facility when he was fatally shot near Lodi on Monday. According to Stockton police, the incident began when De Las Nieves was […]

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 […]

Paul Leatherwood, 47, shot and killed inside home in Anderson, SC

“Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore identified the deceased as 47-year-old Paul Leatherwood. Shore said Leatherwood died from multiple gunshots to the chest. Sgt. David Creamer said a frantic woman inside a house on Kings Road made a 911 call at 2:45 a.m.  Dispatchers said she was screaming and they couldn’t make sense of what she […]

UPDATE – 2 shot in St. John Parish, Louisiana, a man and a woman, are dead; no reason given for their killing

“Louisiana State Police say deputies shot and killed two suspects Tuesday night in St. John Parish, according to a spokeswoman. Trooper Melissa Matey, a spokeswoman for Louisiana State Police, said the shooting began after St. John deputies responded to a call of service around 6:20 p.m. at a trailer park in the 100 block of […]

Unnamed “Hispanic male” shot and killed by Jackson County Fla cops in the woods

“Just before 11:30 a.m. Aug. 28, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a female victim. The female reported that while sitting in her vehicle at a pharmacy on the East side of Marianna, she was approached by a Hispanic male who displayed a handgun and demanded money. She advised the male that […]