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Maryland state trooper fatally shoots 16-year-old after responding to reports of an armed man

Allard1/iStock(LEONARDTOWN, Md.) — Maryland State Police are investigating a trooper-involved shooting in Leonardtown that ended in the death of a 16-year-old. Just before 1:30 p.m. local time Tuesday, police received two separate 911 calls about a man acting suspicious while holding what looked like a gun, police said in a statement Tuesday night. A uniformed…read more »

Officer who shot, killed Daunte Wright and Brooklyn Center police chief both resign

Bruce Bisping/Star Tribune via Getty Images(BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn.) — The police officer who shot and killed Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, on Sunday has resigned from her position. Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott announced at a press conference Tuesday that Officer Kim Potter, a 26-year veteran…read more »

Key takeaways from Derek Chauvin’s murder trial, Day 12

Court TV via ABC News(MINNEAPOLIS) — Prosectors wrapped up their case in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin on Tuesday after calling 38 witnesses and presenting numerous videos to argue that the former Minneapolis police officer and his colleagues allegedly caused the death of George Floyd last year. “The state of Minnesota rests,” prosecutor Steve…read more »