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Armed man ‘ambushed’ Santa Cruz deputies with guns, improvised explosives; one deputy killed, a second critically injured

Armed man ‘ambushed’ Santa Cruz deputies with guns, improvised explosives; one deputy killed, a second critically injured

An armed man opened fire on Santa Cruz deputies, killing one and critically injuring another, in what police are describing as an ambush.
Utah Woman Shot for Allegedly Pointing Gun at Police Officers

Utah Woman Shot for Allegedly Pointing Gun at Police Officers

A 20-year-old woman was shot by police officers when she pointed a gun at them in Provo, Utah, on Thursday evening.
California Cop Fatally Shoots 22-Year-Old Sean Monterrosa on His Knees, Allegedly Mistaking Hammer for Gun

California Cop Fatally Shoots 22-Year-Old Sean Monterrosa on His Knees, Allegedly Mistaking Hammer for Gun

Instead of escaping, Sean Monterrosa chose to kneel before police officers. One shot the 22-year-old when he saw what he thought was a handgun.
Ahmaud Arbery Murder Case Preliminary Hearings Begin

Ahmaud Arbery Murder Case Preliminary Hearings Begin

The three men arrested for charges connected to the murder of Ahmaud Arbery appeared in court for the first time on Thursday.
Black Americans Killed in Riots Across American Cities

Black Americans Killed in Riots Across American Cities

At least four black American men and one biracial woman have been killed in riots wreaking havoc on American cities over the last week.
Louisville Cops Say the Black Barbecue Owner They Shot And Killed Fired First. It’s Impossible to Tell From the Security Video.

Louisville Cops Say the Black Barbecue Owner They Shot And Killed Fired First. It’s Impossible to Tell From the Security Video.

“We are letting the video that we released speak for itself,” Sgt. Lamont Washington told VICE News.
White Bar Owner Who Shot Black Protester in Omaha Won't Face Charges

White Bar Owner Who Shot Black Protester in Omaha Won't Face Charges

The Omaha bar owner who fatally shot James Scurlock will not be charged, the county attorney citing that the shooter was "defending himself."

'You guys killed my sister!': Woman fatally shot while leaving protest — and her sister blames protesters in angry, tear-filled video

A 22-year-old woman was killed early Monday in an apparent random shooting as she was leaving a protest in Davenport, Iowa, the Associated Press reported — and the victim's sister recorded an angry,
White Bar Owner Won’t Face Charges in Shooting Death of James Scurlock in Omaha

White Bar Owner Won’t Face Charges in Shooting Death of James Scurlock in Omaha

On Monday, The Root reported that 22-year-old James Scurlock was shot and killed by Jake Gardner, the white owner of two bars near the scene of the incident. Gardner was detained but not jailed while
Louisville Police Chief Fired After Fatal Shooting During Protests

Louisville Police Chief Fired After Fatal Shooting During Protests

In Louisville, people took to the streets to demand justice for George Floyd and to protest the death of Breonna Taylor, who was killed by LMPD in March.
Man Dead After Louisville Police and National Guard 'Return Fire' During Protests

Man Dead After Louisville Police and National Guard 'Return Fire' During Protests

It is unclear if the Louisville police or the national guard soldiers fired the fatal shots. Authorities have not released any information about the victim.
Black Protester James Scurlock Fatally Shot in Omaha, White Bar Owner Allegedly Responsible

Black Protester James Scurlock Fatally Shot in Omaha, White Bar Owner Allegedly Responsible

22-year-old black protester James Scurlock was fatally shot outside of a bar in Omaha, and a man connected to the shooting has been taken into custody.
Men in critical condition after Oakland shooting

Men in critical condition after Oakland shooting

A shooting Monday morning at an Oakland apartment left two men in critical condition.
Walnut Creek, Danville, impose curfews after woman is shot and shopping centers around East Bay are looted

Walnut Creek, Danville, impose curfews after woman is shot and shopping centers around East Bay are looted

While large protests took place in Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose, band of looters hit shopping centers in Walnut Creek and San Leandro, breaking doors and stealing merchandise from several
Man, 33, gunned down at Rexdale townhouse complex

Man, 33, gunned down at Rexdale townhouse complex

A Rexdale neighbourhood sustained some fresh scars as a 33-year-old man was gunned down early Saturday. Nine bullet holes marked a dark brown brick wall in the winding townhouse complex at 1809 Martin
Boy, 17, wanted for shootout that killed talented Toronto rapper Houdini

Boy, 17, wanted for shootout that killed talented Toronto rapper Houdini

A 17-year-old boy is now wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for Tuesday’s broad daylight downtown shootout that killed talented Toronto rapper Dimarjio Jenkins, who was known by his stage name Houdini.
19-Year-Old Killed After Shots Were Fired During Detroit Protest

19-Year-Old Killed After Shots Were Fired During Detroit Protest

The bullets came from an unknown suspect in a gray Dodge Durango who pulled up to the crowd, fired shots, then fled the scene, the Detroit police reports.
Oakland Police Department investigating shooting of two federal officers

Oakland Police Department investigating shooting of two federal officers

The Police Department does not believe the shooting is connected to the nearby protests of the police killing of George Floyd.
Amy Klobuchar Criticized for Declining to Prosecute Police Shootings as Minnesota County Attorney

Amy Klobuchar Criticized for Declining to Prosecute Police Shootings as Minnesota County Attorney

Many on Twitter have called for Amy Klobuchar's resignation after details of her record have come to light following the tragic death of George Floyd.
Minneapolis Man Says Cop Who Killed George Floyd ‘Tried to Kill Me’ in 2008

Minneapolis Man Says Cop Who Killed George Floyd ‘Tried to Kill Me’ in 2008

Another Minneapolis man says that the police officer who murdered George Floyd shot him in his home in 2008, with the intention to "kill" him.