Updated 2:58 pm CDT, Saturday, June 29, 2019 HOUSTON (AP) — A man who had tried to flee a traffic stop opened fire on police, wounding a Houston officer, before police fatally shot him, the city's police chief says. Houston Police Department Chief Art Acevedo said the shooting occurred after the man fled a traffic stop just before midnight Friday. The man at one point was able to evade officers, Acevedo said, but police found quickly found him after a tow truck driver called in a tip. The man emerged from the vehicle with a revolver and ignored commands to drop the gun, Acevedo said. He fired at Officer Jasmine Selle, striking her twice in the right arm, Acevedo said. Selle was able to return fire, along with officers Kevin Smith and Israel Maldonado, Acevedo said. The man died at the scene. The Houston Police Officers' Union announced in a Twitter post Saturday that Selle had been released from the hospital. "She is a testament to bravery, after being shot she … [Read more...] about Man killed, police officer wounded in Houston shootout
PUBLISHED: 11:49 09 April 2019 | UPDATED: 11:57 09 April 2019 Sophie Morton Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was found with gunshot and stab injuries in Church Road, Manor Park. Picture: Ken Mears Archant Police are hunting three men they believe were involved in a fatal stabbing and shooting in Manor Park. Officers have launched a murder investigation after the 22-year-old was found with gunshot and knife wounds in Church Road last night (Monday), shortly before 9.30pm.He was pronounced dead at the scene and while he has not yet been formally identified, his next of kin have been informed.Detectives have been carrying out enquiries in the area and Det Insp Alison Cole said: “At this early stage we believe that the victim was approached by three males who inflicted the injuries and fled in the direction of Browning Road. “A number of people have already spoken with officers and I am grateful for the information they have … [Read more...] about Manor Park killing: Police hunting three men over ‘gun and knife’ attack
Reporting from COLUMBIA, S.C. — The man accused of killing a woman who got into his car thinking it was her Uber ride had turned on the child locks in his backseat so the doors could only be opened from the outside, police in South Carolina say.Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook also said investigators found the victim’s blood in Nathaniel David Rowland’s vehicle. Rowland, 24, was arrested and charged in the death of 21-year-old Samantha Josephson of Robbinsville, New Jersey.Investigators would not say what they think Rowland did to Josephson from the time she got into his black Chevrolet Impala in Columbia’s Five Points entertainment district around 1:30 a.m. Friday until her body was dumped in woods off a dirt road in Clarendon County about 65 miles away.Josephson had numerous wounds to her head, neck, face, upper body, leg and foot, according to arrest warrants released Sunday by the State Law Enforcement Division. The documents didn’t say … [Read more...] about She thought it was her Uber. Student got into wrong car and was killed, police say
Evidence from the scene of Pace University student DJ Henry's fatal encounter with Officer Aaron Hess in Mount Pleasant, NY. At the time DJ was shot and killed, police said DJ was a danger to Hess and others in the road-but DJ's parents weren't sure they were getting the whole story-and began a seven year quest for the truth. DJ Henry was fatally shot in his car by police officer Aaron Hess in the early morning hours of Oct. 17, 2010. DJ's passengers say they were doing nothing wrong when Hess ran out in front of them in the road. Hess says he only fired because he was in fear for his life, once up on DJ's hood. … [Read more...] about Evidence photos from the police shooting of Danroy “DJ” Henry Jr.
Jeffrey Gettleman, Hari Kumar and Kai Schultz, New York Times 1:13 pm PST, Friday, November 23, 2018 In this October 2018 photo, American adventurer John Allen Chau, right, stands for a photograph with Founder of Ubuntu Football Academy Casey Prince, 39, in Cape Town, South Africa, days before he left for in a remote Indian island of North Sentinel Island, where he was killed. Chau, who kayaked to the remote island populated by a tribe known for shooting at outsiders with bows and arrows, has been killed, police said Wednesday, Nov. 21. Officials said they were working with anthropologists to recover the body. (AP Photo/Sarah Prince) less In this October 2018 photo, American adventurer John Allen Chau, right, stands for a photograph with Founder of Ubuntu Football Academy Casey Prince, 39, in Cape Town, South Africa, days before he left for in a ... more Photo: Sarah Prince … [Read more...] about Disturbing last letter of man killed on forbidden island released