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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 […]

7/24 – 13th officer involved shooting this year in St. Louis

“Police shot a man in his 30s three times today after he turned a gun on them during a foot chase. Two officers tried to stop the man at about 1 p.m. near the intersection of Winnebago and Nebraska after he rolled through a stop sign, said Capt. Michael Sack. The man did not stop for […]

Myron Gunter, 31, shot in the back by cops in St. Louis – video

“31 year old Myron Gunter of St. Louis faces charges of assault on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest, unlawful use of a weapon and unlawful possession of a firearm. Police tonight also released more details about the confrontation in the 3800 block of Meramec. They say when they pulled Gunter’s car over he began […]

update – man shot in St. Louis on 7/12 identified as Joshua Hackman – video

“Two officers in uniform responded in a marked patrol car.  By the time they arrived, Hackman was the only person officers saw walking.  The officers called out to Hackman and attempted to make a pedestrian stop, but he started running. At one point, a pursuin officer saw the suspect was carrying a handgun. As the […]

To be watched – police shoot another in St. Louis (7/12) after ‘suspicious person’ report

“St. Louis police are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred just after 7:00 p.m. at Davison and Burcher.  Police say they were called to the area for a report of a suspicious person in the area. When they arrived the suspect pulled out a gun and pointed it at the officer.  The officer fired, […]

Victim shot in South St. Louis 7/10

“A suspect was shot during an officer-involved shooting in south St. Louis. Authorities said officers were responding to a call for burglars in the building in the 6200 block of Famous. One of the suspects started shooting at the officers and the officers returned fire. One suspect was shot. A police car was also involved […]