Shelby police continue to search for suspects following the fatal shooting of Shelby police officer Tim Brackeen. Brackeen, who was shot Saturday, died Monday at Carolinas Medical Center, his department said.
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As criticism of the fatal shooting of Ruben Galindo continued to mount, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Chief Kerr Putney again defended his officers Tuesday, saying the refusal to put down a gun justified police use of deadly force.
Body cam footage obtained by the Charlotte Observer through a court order reveals that CMPD shot and killed Rueben Galindo, 29, who had called 911 and said he had a gun but no bullets. A dispatcher told officers that a Spanish-speaking man had called and wanted officers to help him.
Body cam footage obtained by the Charlotte Observer through a court order reveals that CMPD shot and killed Rueben Galindo, 29, who had called 911 and said he had a gun but no bullets. A dispatcher told officers that a Spanish-speaking man had called and wanted officers to help him. This officers who fired were Courtney Suggs and David Guerra.
Hardrick lost two sons, Marquis Antonio Thompson and James Hardrick II who were both murdered within less than a year of each other. Thompson was killed on 12.12.2008 and Hardrick was killed on 11.1.2009.
On Monday families gathered at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police headquarters as part of CMPD's Victim Services group that helps families cope with their loss after a homicide. On Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 the 67th homicide victim was found in west Charlotte equalling the homicide total for all of 2016.
The attorney general’s office will shift the responsibility for appeals of misdemeanor crimes and revoked probation to prosecutors, but continue to handle appeals on driving-while-impaired cases that can be complicated and have sweeping effects on other cases.
Borum, the man accused of fatally shooting Justin Carr, a bystander, during last fall's uptown riots entered a plea of not guilty in the shooting. Borum appeared during the afternoon session and was represented by defense attorney, Terry Sherrill.