# Police shooting
The Akron Police Shooting Video Has Been Released
Jayland Walker was shot and killed by Akron, Ohio police officers last week in what police say was a routine traffic stop. Akron Police Shooting, What We KnowAkron Beacon Journal.
Jayland Walker: Akron police have released bodycam footage of the shooting of the unarmed 25-year-old in Ohio
Akron Police Department and the City of Ohio held a press conference early Sunday to release bodycam footage of the Jayland Walker shooting that happened at about 12:30 a.m. on June 27, 2022.
Ohio Police Fatally Shoot Unarmed Black Man Over 90 Times
Jayland Walker, 25, was fatally shot by police in Akron, Ohio, earlier this week. (Screenshot via YouTube//Screenshot via YouTube/WKYC)CNN, WKYC Youtube. Jayland Walker, 25 years old, was unfortunately killed in a traffic stop by Akron, Ohio Police Officers. He was a DoorDash driver, and was said to be compliant with the police officer's requests. The reason for the stop remains unclear. Akron Police officials have stated the pursuit was due to a traffic stop and that Walker had a gun, but Walker's family strongly refutes those claims.
Sunny Wednesday in Charlotte: 6 injured in bus crash, CMPD officer shoots 1, more reasons to SHOUT!
For nearly a year, residents in York County, South Carolina have complained about a rotten egg smell from the New-Indy Containerboard plant.(Courtesy of New-Indy Catawba Mill) (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) Good morning, Charlotte residents! Bracketed by a rainyTuesday and Thursday, readers are encouraged to get out and enjoy today's 80-degree high before thunderstorms kick in around midnight and release rain until around noon tomorrow.
The Philly Four: A wealth tax in Philadelphia?
Philadelphia City Councilmember Kendra Brooks is pushing for the creation of a tax on stocks and bonds that could potentially net the city around $150 million to $400 million. Detractors complain that this tax would disproportionately affect the wealthy, who are more likely to hold stocks directly. Projections from the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center state that the tax would result in "the top 5% of families by income, with incomes of $364,000 or more, [accounting] for about 74% of the revenues raised by the tax.”
Richland County Sherriff's Department Protecting the Community
(Deputy John Anderson/Richland County Sheriff’s Department via AP)(John Anderson / Associated Press) On March 19, 2022 Irvin D. Moorer-Charley, 34, of Columbia was shot and killed in a police shooting where Officer Zachary Hentz used what appears to be the proper use of force as explained by Sheriff Lott. Under South Carolina Code of Laws SECTION 16-11-450 Officer Hentz fearing for his life has Immunity from criminal prosecution and civil actions while serving and protecting the community. The incident took place when officers were responding to a domestic call on Heyward Brockington Road before 6 p.m. Officers received a complaint that Moorer-Charley had been violent toward several relatives. Officers tried to deescalate the situation, but as shown on the body cam video Moorer-Charley advanced toward Officer Hentz with a sharp wooden object while ignoring four verbal commands to stop. Deputies attempted to deployed a less-lethal taser on Moorer-Charley without success. After Moorer-Charley was shot deputies rendered CPR on him until EMS arrived. No deputies were reported injured.
Announcement Chicago Police Who Fatally Shot Toledo and Alvarez Won't Face Charges Leads to Family Heartbreak
Police officers involved in fatal shootings in two seperate incidents last year still face civil charges filed by families. Despite having what she called, "deep, deep concerns" about what led up to two fatal shootings in Chicago a year ago, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx has announced that the two police officers responsible for the fatalities would not be charged in the deaths. ,
The Philly Four: Cops who shot 12-year-old sued by family
The four Philadelphia police officers involved in the shooting of 12-year-old Thomas Siderio are being sued by the boy's family. The officers said that they were investigating reports of a gun when they saw Siderio and another boy on bicycles and they noticed Siderio had a gun. The police say that somebody fired on them first and when they returned fire they shot and killed Siderio. A semi-automatic handgun was recovered from the scene.
West Orange, NJ: After Police Officer Shooting, Shaahid Forshee, of East Orange, Charged with Attempted Murder
“Yesterday at approximately 3pm a 27-year-old West Orange police officer entered a convenience store on South Valley Road and observed an altercation between two men. One of the men, Forshee, was allegedly armed with a handgun. The officer intervened. It is alleged that during the struggle, the suspect struck the officer with the gun and fired the weapon striking the officer in the head. “ ~ Theodore N. Stephens, II, Acting Essex County Prosecutor.