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Police: Carjacking suspect shot by detectives has died

Jan. 15, 2019 11:25 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police say a carjacking suspect shot by detectives in St. Louis has died. Police Chief John Hayden says the carjacking occurred around 11 a.m. Tuesday. About four hours later the car and the suspect were spotted. As the man emerged from a store in northwestern St. Louis he was confronted...

Oversight board won't release video of hospital shooting

Jan. 15, 2019 10:38 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's Civilian Office of Police Accountability says it won't release video or audio tapes of the November shooting at a hospital that left a police officer, doctor, pharmacy resident and the suspected shooter dead. In a statement Tuesday, COPA said it's basing its decision on an...

Tempe police: Armed suspect is fatally shot by an officer

Jan. 15, 2019 9:14 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an armed suspect has been fatally shot by a Tempe police officer. Police say officers responded about 3 p.m. Tuesday to a call about a suspicious vehicle that may have been involved in Tempe-area burglaries. They say a man got out of the vehicle with a gun in one hand...

Suspect shot, killed by police in Northern California

Jan. 15, 2019 8:37 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Northern California authorities say a man was shot and killed by police after officers responded to a 911 call reporting an attack against an elderly man. The Yuba County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday that 45-year-old Jahmal Derrick Stewart was fatally shot Monday in Linda,...

Sheriff's Office: 3 found dead in suburban Seattle home

Jan. 15, 2019 7:34 PM EST

SAMMAMISH, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say three people have been found dead from gunshot wounds in a suburban Seattle home. The King County Sheriff's Office said on Twitter Tuesday afternoon that deputies were sent to the home in Sammamish to check on the welfare of people there. The Seattle Times reports...

Suspect dies after allegedly stabbing 2, setting house fire

Jan. 15, 2019 6:55 PM EST

VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Northern California authorities say a man was fatally shot by police after he stabbed two people and set a home on fire, burning a child in the process. The Vacaville Police Department said Tuesday that officers responded Monday to reports of a home on fire. They found a...

Family of man fatally shot by cops to do independent inquiry

Jan. 15, 2019 6:10 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The family of a man shot and killed Friday by police officers at a Eugene middle school says they will conduct an independent investigation of the incident. The Register-Guard reports family members of 30-year-old Charles Landeros made their first public comments Tuesday through...

El Paso man dies of wounds from police shooting

Jan. 15, 2019 6:07 PM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Police say a 25-year-old El Paso man has died from wounds incurred when officers shot him during an armed confrontation. An El Paso police statement Tuesday identified the man as Louis Jose Burrus. The fatal episode began before dawn Monday when police received a report of shots fired...

Mother settles wrongful death police shooting suit for $2.3M

Jan. 15, 2019 4:04 PM EST

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The mother of a suburban Kansas City teenager who was fatally shot by police as he backed a minivan out of his family's garage has reached a $2.3 million settlement with the city. In the settlement, the city of Overland Park, Kansas, makes no admission of wrongdoing in the...

Man dies after exchanging gunfire with police in Colorado

Jan. 15, 2019 3:37 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Colorado police say a man wearing body armor has died after exchanging gunfire with officers. They said another man found Tuesday in a nearby Aurora home also died of gunshot wounds. The incident occurred about 2 a.m. Tuesday after Aurora police received a 911 call of an armed man...