Officer Who Shot Daunte Wright With Gun Instead Of Taser Is Charged With 2nd Degree Manslaughter

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BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA — A 26-year veteran of the police force was charged with second degree manslaughter on Wednesday for the shooting death of Daunte Wright during a traffic stop. The incident was captured on police badge cam and released to the public shortly after. The officer, Kim Potter, is said to have meant to […]

How Alert Are You At The ATM?

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I’ll keep this short; I don’t go to the ATM. I know some will argue that it’s necessary to do in certain instances, but not for me. If I really need cash, I’ll either go into the bank or get cash back at a place like the grocery store. There are two ATM robbery videos […]

Woman Shot In The Head By Neighbor Who Was Cleaning Gun Next Door

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JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA — A woman is dead after police say a neighbor had a accidental negligent discharge while cleaning their firearm next door. The woman, identified as 47-year-old Jennifer Edelen, was at home with one of her four children. That child is the one who called police and alert them to what had happened. When […]

Concealed Carrier Grabs Crotch And Runs Out Of Store After Negligently Shooting Himself In The Bread Aisle

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SALISBURY, NORTH CAROLINA — An armed citizen, who was carrying a concealed firearm, had a negligent discharge while in the bread aisle of a Food Lion grocery store. According to police, a 46-year-old man was inside the store in the bread aisle when something caused a handgun tucked into the waistband of his pants to […]

School Shooting In Tennessee Leaves Multiple Victims

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KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE — Multiple victims are reported at Austin-East Magnet High School, but the number of victims or their condition is not immediately known. Multiple agencies are on the scene of a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School. Multiple gunshot victims reported, including a KPD officer. The investigation remains active at this time. Please avoid […]

Regarding The Deadly Shooting In Minnesota On Sunday: This Wasn’t An ‘Accidental Discharge’

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When I’ve covered (many) stories of accidents and negligence with firearms over the years, one thing holds true; 99% of the time, when the firearm goes off when the user didn’t intend, it’s a result of negligence. Firearms are a in a category where mistakes aren’t taken lightly, and there aren’t any re-dos when things […]

Video Released: Officer Meant To Draw Taser, Not Handgun In Deadly Minnesota Shooting On Sunday

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BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA — An officer was supposed to draw her taser during a traffic stop Sunday afternoon, but instead drew her firearm. That resulted in a 20-year-old man being shot and killed, and protests followed through the night. Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon described the shooting as “an accidental discharge.” It happened as […]