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FILE - In this Friday, June 19, 2020, file photo, mourners hold images of Andres Guardado, who was fatally shot by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy, at a memorial site in Gardena, Calif. A lawyer for the family of a young man killed by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy said Wednesday, July 8, 2020, that an independent autopsy revealed 18-year-old, Guardado was shot five times in the back. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Attorney: Man was shot in back by Los Angeles County deputy

Jul. 8, 2020 7:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An 18-year-old man was shot in the back five times and killed last month by a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who, nearly three weeks later, still has not been interviewed by investigators, the family's lawyer and authorities said Wednesday. Andres Guardado, who friends and...

Officials: Officer kills NYC man in New Jersey apartment

Jul. 8, 2020 6:33 PM EDT

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — State authorities are investigating the shooting death of a New York City man in a New Jersey apartment by a law enforcement officer. Malik Canty, 36, was shot at about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday in a Paterson apartment, the New Jersey attorney general’s office said. Members of the...

Man shot by deputies booked into southeast Kansas jail

Jul. 8, 2020 6:02 PM EDT

IOLA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man who was shot by two sheriff’s deputies at a campground in a tiny southeast Kansas town following an altercation. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation said in a news release that 41-year-old Edward Bridges, of Chanute, was taken into custody Tuesday...

Idaho Supreme Court rejects age-related death row appeal

Jul. 8, 2020 5:31 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a man who says he was too young to be sent to death row after he was convicted of killing two people at the age of 19. James Harvey Hairston was sentenced to death in the killing of an elderly couple during a robbery in 1996. At the...

Tyler Perry to pay funeral expenses for girl shot in Atlanta

Jul. 8, 2020 5:11 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Tyler Perry has offered to pay the funeral expenses for an 8-year-old girl who was fatally shot in Atlanta over the weekend, a representative for the actor and filmmaker confirmed Wednesday. “I’m outraged today because I’d rather be paying for 8-year-old Secoriea...

State Police: Man wounded after being shot by Rutland police

Jul. 8, 2020 4:49 PM EDT

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A man was shot by police and wounded and another injured in a car crash early Wednesday that followed a police pursuit in Rutland, Vermont State Police said. Rutland police told state police investigators one city officer was struck by the car before the shooting took place. State...

Phoenix police: Woman wounded by officers' return gunfire

Jul. 8, 2020 3:59 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A woman is expected to survive after being wounded when officers returned fire after she fired a shot during a struggle, the Phoenix Police Department said. The shooting occurred Wednesday after officers went to a hotel in response to a 911 call from a person who reported seeing a woman...

Police: Georgia man kills self as officers try to arrest him

Jul. 8, 2020 3:13 PM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Police in coastal Georgia say a man wanted in a shooting killed himself before police could arrest him. Acting Glynn County Police Chief Jay Wiggins told The Brunswick News that Rashard Alford, 18, shot and killed himself Tuesday in a vehicle outside a motel. Georgia Bureau of...

Police: Youth, 13, arrested in 9-year-old brother's death

Jul. 8, 2020 3:12 PM EDT

WAYNESBORO, Pa. (AP) — State police say a 13-year-old will face a criminal homicide charge in the shooting death of his 9-year-old brother in a home in central Pennsylvania. State police in Franklin County said troopers were called to the Waynesboro home at about 7:15 a.m. Wednesday. The victim was taken...

Phoenix police complete probe of state trooper shooting

Jul. 8, 2020 2:51 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police have presented prosecutors with findings from their investigation into the Memorial Day fatal shooting of a Black man by an Arizona state trooper during an encounter on a freeway. Police presented the findings Tuesday, and the Maricopa County Attorney's Office will review them...