All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘excessive force’

Ohio Walmart Shooting: Father Haunted by Son’s Dying Breaths

The father of an Ohio Walmart shooting victim says he will forever be haunted by the sounds of his son taking his final breaths over a cellphone. John Crawford Jr. recently spoke with the Cincinnati Enquirer about the day his son was shot and killed at a Walmart in the Dayton suburb of Beavercreek. On that fateful day of Aug. …

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Samantha Ramsey, 19, Shot Dead by Kentucky Deputy

The Boone County, Kentucky Sheriff’s Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a teenage driver over the weekend by a deputy who claims the deceased was attempting to run him over. Deputy Tyler Brockman shot Samantha Ramsey, 19, of Covington, Kentucky, just after 2 a.m. Saturday, as she was leaving a bonfire party in a field along the Ohio River. …

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Tennessee Policeman Fired After Choking Student

A Knoxville, Tennessee police officer was dismissed by the Knox County Sheriff after photos surfaced of the patrolman strangling a University of Tennessee student during an arrest near the site of a large party. The officer, 47-year-old Frank Phillips, choked 21-year-old Jarod Dotson while two other officers handcuffed him, until the student fell to his knees. Dotson did not appear …

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