Officer Involved shooting

Gunn Family Speaks Out

The Gunn family all agreed to meet in Montgomery for a special reunion. After more than 60 years apart, they agreed it was time to visit and get together in their home city. But it wasn’t like a normal family reunion, because some siblings were missing. “There’s Emma Doris, then Xavier Lethel Gunn…” remembers now big sister Gwendolyn Windham. With…

Kin of Teen Killed by Police Seek Charges, Criticize Panel

Supporters of the family of a 19-year-old man shot and killed by a Mobile police officer are calling for criminal charges against the officer and for Mayor Sandy Stimpson to remove himself from a police citizens advisory council selection process. AL.com reports that in her first public comments since her son Michael Moore’s shooting, Shunta Daugherty continued to question Tuesday…

SBI Called to Selma to Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting

SELMA, Ala. (AP) -Authorities say an Alabama officer shot and killed a man who shot his girlfriend during a domestic dispute and fired at police when they arrived. Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson says the man shot his girlfriend in front of her children because “he felt like she came home too late.” The State Bureau of Investigation said…

Grand Jury Clears Alabama Officer In Fatal Shooting

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) – An Etowah County grand jury has cleared a police officer of wrongdoing in a deadly shooting that happened in January. The district attorney’s office in Gadsden announced Friday that grand jurors decided against any charging Rainbow City police officer Richard Roberts in the shooting death of Joshua Tate Fielding. Fielding was shot to death following a…