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Georgia officer killed after traffic stop; suspect dead

Georgia officer killed after traffic stop; suspect deadDECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police officer and a suspect died Thursday night after a traffic stop led to a foot chase and shooting just east of Atlanta, authorities said.



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Police officer shot in face, fires back at suspect

Police officer shot in face, fires back at suspectA veteran Georgia police officer was shot in the face Thursday morning and has been hospitalized in critical condition, authorities said.



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Ex-Dallas officer who shot man in his home charged with murder

Ex-Dallas officer who shot man in his home charged with murderAmber Guyger, 30, surrendered to authorities after a grand jury indicted her on a charge of murder in the Sept. 6 death of Botham Jean, 26, Dallas County District Attorney’s spokeswoman Kimberlee Leach said by phone. Guyger, who lived in an apartment one floor below Jean’s unit, told investigators she mistook Jean for an intruder after she entered his apartment by mistake and he appeared in the darkness, police said. Guyger walked into the apartment after returning from a work shift and was able to enter because Jean’s door was slightly ajar, according to a Texas law enforcement account of the incident.



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Dallas Police officer who fatally shot innocent black man in his own apartment is indicted

Dallas Police officer who fatally shot innocent black man in his own apartment is indictedA white former police officer who gunned down her unarmed black neighbour in his own apartment, will face trial for his murder a grand jury in Dallas has decided. Amber Guyger fatally shot Botham Jean when she mistakenly entered the his apartment instead of her own. Mr Jean, a native of Caribbean island St Lucia, graduated from a college in Arkansas and was working for the prominent consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).



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The Latest: 200 attend vigil for man shot by officer at mall

The Latest: 200 attend vigil for man shot by officer at mallHOOVER, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of an Alabama man by a police officer at a mall. (all times local):



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Alabama mall shooting: Family of black man killed by police officer on Thanksgiving hires civil rights lawyer

Alabama mall shooting: Family of black man killed by police officer on Thanksgiving hires civil rights lawyerThe family of a 21-year-old black man who was shot by a police officer at shopping centre in Alabama on Thanksgiving has hired a national civil rights lawyer to represent them. Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr was fatally shot on Thursday night by a police officer who was responding to reports of gunfire at Hoover’s Riverchase Galleria near the city of Birmingham. Authorities said a Hoover police officer who was working as security at the shopping mall confronted an armed man running away from the scene and fatally shot him.



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The Latest: Officer in fatal shooting placed on leave

The Latest: Officer in fatal shooting placed on leaveCHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a security guard by a police officer (all times local):



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Suspects Charged After Officer Falls to His Death While Chasing Them

Suspects Charged After Officer Falls to His Death While Chasing ThemChaunt’ Tuan Gillespie and Valention Miller have been formally charged in connection to the death of a Washington Park Auxiliary Officer in Illinois. According to authorities, Ricardo Davis, 44, fell to his death while chasing the suspects on the Poplar Street Bridge on Saturday.



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Police officer shoots, kills man in North Carolina

Police officer shoots, kills man in North CarolinaWASHINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A white North Carolina police officer fatally shot a black motorist who stepped out of his vehicle with a gun during a traffic stop, authorities said Monday.



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A North Carolina Police Officer Fatally Shot a Black Motorist During a Traffic Stop

A North Carolina Police Officer Fatally Shot a Black Motorist During a Traffic StopA white North Carolina police officer shot and killed a black motorist who stepped out of his vehicle with a gun



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