CMPD Police Chief Rodney Monroe addresses questions at Sunday’s community meeting with police, backed by some of more than a dozen people wearing “Justice for Janisha” T-shirts. Janisha Fonville, 20, was fatally shot by police on Feb. 18 after police say she refused to drop a kitchen knife and lunged at officers. The officer who fatally shot her, Anthony Holzhauer, had been involved in shootings in the line of duty twice before, including one in 2012 that left a man dead, police said.
CMPD Police Chief Rodney Monroe addresses questions at Sunday’s community meeting with police, backed by some of more than a dozen people wearing “Justice for Janisha” T-shirts. Janisha Fonville, 20, was fatally shot by police on Feb. 18 after police say she refused to drop a kitchen knife and lunged at officers. The officer who fatally shot her, Anthony Holzhauer, had been involved in shootings in the line of duty twice before, including one in 2012 that left a man dead, police said. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
CMPD Police Chief Rodney Monroe addresses questions at Sunday’s community meeting with police, backed by some of more than a dozen people wearing “Justice for Janisha” T-shirts. Janisha Fonville, 20, was fatally shot by police on Feb. 18 after police say she refused to drop a kitchen knife and lunged at officers. The officer who fatally shot her, Anthony Holzhauer, had been involved in shootings in the line of duty twice before, including one in 2012 that left a man dead, police said. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com

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