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Stories tagged: police shooting

100 years ago in Spokane: Man accused of stealing horses shot by police

Frank Harrison, a Springdale man accused of stealing a team of horses, was shot dead by officers attempting to arrest him. Two Springdale constables went to his cabin and persuaded …

UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018

Meridian officer shoots, kills man who pulled out handgun

Authorities in southwestern Idaho say a Meridian police officer shot and killed a man who said he wasn’t going back to jail and pulled a handgun from his waistband.

5 Redmond detectives on leave after fatal Kirkland shooting

Five Redmond police detectives have been placed on administrative leave after the shooting death of a man at a Safeway gas station in Kirkland last week.

Deputy killed, another wounded at Kansas courthouse

An inmate overpowered two sheriff’s deputies while being transported to a Kansas City courthouse on Friday, resulting in a shooting that killed one deputy and critically wounded the other, authorities …

Police shot, kill West Richland man in Benton City standoff

Authorities say a Pasco police officer shot and killed a man who refused to release a hostage during a standoff at a Benton City home.

UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018

Prosecutor finds Sandpoint police officers justified in deadly shootout

Two Sandpoint Police Department officers were justified in returning fire and killing a man who reportedly shot at them while they responded to a small apartment complex in west Sandpoint …

UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018

Manhunt: Suspect captured in slaying of Tennessee deputy

After a two-day manhunt, a trooper came across the suspect in the slaying of a sheriff’s deputy not far from the scene of the crime, authorities said Friday.

Police: Man who threatened Idaho deputies shot and killed

Officials in southwestern Idaho say a sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man who threatened deputies with a military-style knife.

Detective: Man confessed to making deadly Kansas hoax call

A California man confessed after his arrest that he made the hoax calls that led a police officer to fatally shoot an unarmed man in Kansas, adding he routinely made …

Police: Blackfoot officers shoot Idaho man after stabbing

Police said officers shot and killed a man after he stabbed a woman in eastern Idaho.

UPDATED: Sat., May 5, 2018

Police officers cleared in fatal shooting in Boise

Two Boise police officers did not commit any wrongdoing following a shooting during a traffic stop that killed a man armed with a gun, a prosecutor’s review found.

UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018

Indiana officer killed, suspect dies after shootout with police

An Indiana officer was killed Friday evening in an exchange of gunfire between police and a homicide suspect, who barricaded himself inside an apartment complex and later died from injuries …

UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018

Police: Man killed deputy, stole his car and robbed store

A man scheduled to appear in court to face gun charges Wednesday killed a sheriff’s deputy in Maine, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store, officials said.

One officer has died in Dallas Home Depot shooting

DALLAS – One police officer has died and another was critically wounded in a shooting Tuesday by a gunman inside a Home Depot store in northeast Dallas, which set off …

UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018

2 Dallas police officers wounded in shooting outside store

Two Dallas police officers were critically wounded in a shooting Tuesday outside a home improvement store, authorities said.

Montana officer kills man at casino who had pellet gun

A police officer shot and killed a man authorities said was waving a black pellet gun and threatening patrons inside a casino early Tuesday – the second fatal shooting by …

Metal object in fatal N.Y. police shooting was a welding torch

The metal object that was mistaken for a gun in a fatal shooting by officers turned out to be the head of a welding torch, according to New York Police …

UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018

Footage released of knife-wielding man shot by police last year

Spokane police released body camera footage Thursday showing the nonfatal shooting of 30-year-old Terrence Wallette last year.

UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018

North Carolina officer shoots, kills man during traffic stop

A white North Carolina police officer shot and killed a black passenger who refused orders not to reach for a gun after a late-night traffic stop led to a physical …

Rally seeks justice for black man shot by police in backyard

People at a rally to renew calls for justice in the police shooting death of an unarmed black man expressed outrage over how an autopsy showed Stephon Clark was shot …

UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018

1 Baton Rouge officer fired, 1 suspended in deadly shooting

A Louisiana police chief said Friday he has fired the white officer who fatally shot a black man during a struggle outside a convenience store nearly two years ago, a …

UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018

Autopsy: Stephon Clark was shot 8 times, 7 from behind

Sacramento police shot Stephon Clark seven times from behind, according to autopsy results released Friday by a pathologist hired by Clark’s family, a finding that calls into question the department’s …

Police: Man shot, killed trying to get into patrol vehicle

Authorities in western Washington said a sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a 28-year-old Spanaway man attempting to get into the deputy’s patrol car.

Bend to pay $800,000 to family of man killed by police

The insurance company for the central Oregon city of Bend will pay $800,000 in a settlement agreement with the family of a man shot and killed by a Bend police …

Police shoot, wound 40-year-old suspect in Salem

Authorities said a suspect shot by Salem police had backed his pickup into the patrol car of the officer who fired.

UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018

Sandpoint police officers wounded in shootout recovering; suspect killed

Two Sandpoint police officers were wounded and a male suspect was killed during a shootout early Monday at a small apartment complex.

Prosecutor: Boise police shooting of man justified

A prosecutor has ruled that Boise Police officers were justified when they wounded a Meridian man during a parking lot confrontation last fall.

Off-duty Chicago police officer fatally shot during pursuit

An off-duty police commander was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in downtown Chicago after he spotted a man matching the radio description of an armed suspect officers were chasing on …

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018

Ohio police had previously gone to home where officers killed

Police in Ohio had previously gone to the home where a man fatally shot two police officers for three domestic disputes but no arrests were ever made, incident reports from …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018

Ohio police: 2 officers killed responding to 911; suspect held

Two Ohio police officers responding to a 911 hang-up call were fatally shot on Saturday after entering an apartment in a Columbus suburb and a suspect was taken into custody, …