Tag: Shooting


Police Officer Shot in Belfast Drive-By Attack

LONDON (AP) — Northern Ireland officials say that a police officer has been shot in the arm in Belfast. The Police Service of Northern Ireland said Sunday night that the officer’s injuries aren’t life-threatening and he is being treated in

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Alton Sterling Fam: ‘No Faith in Justice System’

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – The family of Alton Sterling, a Baton Rouge resident who was the victim of an officer-involved shooting death, are demanding a quick federal investigation into the incident, mirroring rhetoric from the Black Lives Matter movement.

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DOJ Unable to Wrap Alton Sterling Probe on BLM Timetable

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – The U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has still not set a timetable on when the police officer-involved shooting death of Alton Sterling will be concluded.

***LIVEWIRE*** Watch: Street Clashes in Charlotte, N.C., After Police Shooting

Police have closed portions of uptown Charlotte on Wednesday night after a series of gunshots were fired. One man has reportedly been shot. The protests are the second night where the North Carolina city has erupted after a man, Keith Lamont Scott, was shot by police after he allegedly was carrying a gun. Some have–mistakenly according to police–believed that Scott had a book, not a gun, in his vehicle when a police officer shot him. But authorities have said that they confiscated a gun–and didn’t find a book–in the vehicle.