Ferguson police shot a teen, who is said to be a close friend of the late Michael Brown, during a commemoration protest. Cops are saying that Tyrone Harris Jr. was not part of the peaceful protest, rather he was engaged in “criminal activity” when he was shot. He remains in critical condition at a local hospital.
The death of Brown last year brought on a slew of protests in the city as locals and bused-in activists insisted justice was not served.
The victim of the latest shooting has been identified as Tyrone Harris Jr., from St. Louis. Continue reading →
George Zimmerman was shot and suffered minor injuries Monday afternoon, according to Lake Mary, Florida, Police.
Zimmerman was injured after being involved in an altercation with two men on Lake Mary Boulevard about 12:45 p.m., police said.
Officers at the scene said it appeared Zimmerman suffered a minor gunshot wound, Bracknell said. “He walked normally into the ambulance, so he wasn’t being helped or nothing,” said witness Ricardo Berrare. Aerial video showed a bullet hole in the passenger window the vehicle Zimmerman was in. Continue reading →
Here we go again! Another white cop has shot a black teenager who died as a result of those injuries at a gas station close to Ferguson, Missouri, of all places..
The shooting of Antonio Martin, 18, sparked clashes early Wednesday between demonstrators and law enforcement.
The mayor said that video from the confrontation, in the city of Berkeley, appeared to show the teenager pointing a gun at the officer, and police said a handgun was recovered at the scene. Continue reading →
A New York City grand jury on Wednesday returned no indictment against a white police officer who used a choke hold on Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, while arresting him for illegally selling cigarettes, local media reported.