Posts Tagged ‘shot’

74-Year-Old Man Fatally Shot By Police Officer During Welfare Check

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Date: February 9th, 2015

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welfareNorth Carolina – Investigations is now looking into the killing of a 74-year-old Army veteran shot by a Gastonia police officer.

Mary Battle said she learned about her brother’s death while watching the news Sunday.

She said James Allen was an Army veteran and had heart surgery last week.

Mary Battle said family members in Anson County contacted authorities after they were unable to reach Allen.

own house, privacy of his own home; my first reaction would be to grab a gun, too,” said Allen’s friend Otis Thompson.  More

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Police say off-duty St. Louis cop shot teen who opened fire on him

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Date: October 9th, 2014

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moSt. Louis – Protesters gathered in a St. Louis neighborhood late Wednesday after an off-duty police officer fatally shot an 18-year-old black man whom police say opened fire on the officer during a foot pursuit.

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson, said the officer, a 6-year veteran of the force, was working for a private security company when he approached three men on the street.

“As he exited the car, the men took off running. He was able to follow one of them before he lost him and then found him again as the guy jumped out of some bushes across the street,” Lt. Col. Alfred Adkins said. “The officer approached, they got into a struggle, they ended up into a gangway, at which time the young man pulled a weapon and shots were fired. The officer returned fire and unfortunately the young man was killed.” More

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News Reporter Shot With BB Guns

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Date: July 31st, 2011

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leanne-suterNutty News Fontana, California – Two youths were arrested after shooting at a television news crew with BB guns as they filmed a live weather cross in Fontana, California. KABC-TV reporter Leanne Suter was taken to a hospital after being hit in the hand when two boys, aged 16 and 17, opened fire at the station’s van about 6:15pm local time. Police said the pair were likely to be charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Arnold Kleiner, KABC-TV’s president and general manager, said in a statement that the network was cooperating with the police investigation.  More

Drunk man thought he had been shot in the head

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Date: August 3rd, 2010

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joseph-m-bonnettSheboygan – Police say a 46-year-old Sheboygan man who went to the hospital believing he had been shot in the head during a drunken brawl with his sister. Joseph M. Bonnett said he heard a bang or pop, saw a flash, felt pain and fell backwards, after which he doesn’t remember anything for 15 minutes. Officers went to Bonnett’s house and found his sister, who was also intoxicated. She said Bonnett’s injury was caused when she threw a full bottle of water and struck him in the forehead.  Full Article

Man Shot Six Times By Wife

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Date: July 31st, 2010

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hospitalBEND, Oregon – A prominent Bend developer who was shot six times by his wife this week, saying she believed he was an intruder, remained in critical condition. Friends of 60-year-old Stephen Trono said he seemed to be improving following multiple surgeries. Police say Angelicque apparently asked Stephen to check on an intruder in their house on Bend’s westside. At some point she thought he was the intruder and shot him.  Full Article