No charges filed against Roseville police officer in fatal shooting of knife-wielding man
No criminal charges are being filed against a Roseville police officer who shot and killed an armed man in April after an investigation left the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office without “any evidence to substantiate” charges against the officer.
Garden City police release details in fatal shooting in confrontation with DEA
Alonte Damar Murphy was fatally shot in front of a Garden City home on Feb. 24, 2021. GARDEN CITY, Mich. – Police released details Saturday night regarding the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man in Garden City. READ: Garden City family demands answers in fatal shooting in confrontation with DEAAccording to authorities, the incident began Feb. 24, just after 1:15 a.m. when a person entered the Garden City Police Department and said they had been the victim of domestic violence involving a firearm. Garden City police said they are unable to release further details until Michigan State Police complete its independent investigation into the fatal shooting. More: Metro Detroit CrimeThe National Domestic Violence Hotline offers confidential support 24/7 at 800-799-7233.
Garden City family demands answers in fatal shooting in confrontation with DEA
GARDEN CITY, Mich. – A local mother is demanding answers from police after her son was shot during an investigation. UPDATE: Garden City police release details in fatal shooting in confrontation with DEAAlonte Murphy’s mother said he was shot outside his home Wednesday in Garden City. Autina Murphy was remembering her 22-year-old son, Alonte Murphy, Friday night. And they didn’t have to do him like that.”AdLocal 4 was there on Pardo Street in Garden City that night. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said they were assisting Garden City Police Department with an investigation and members of DEA Detroit Task Force were involved in the shooting.
Suspected barricaded gunman who was shot by police dies at Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak
A barricaded situation in Royal Oak ended Feb. 27, 2021 after the suspected gunman was fatally shot by police. (WDIV)ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The suspect in Saturday’s barricaded gunman incident in Royal Oak was pronounced dead Sunday morning by a physician at William Beaumont Hospital, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office confirmed. Sugg was shot by police Saturday night after a several-hour standoff in Royal Oak. Police said deputies and the Royal Oak Fire Department administered aid to the man and he was rushed to the Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Royal Oak Police Department at 248-246-3456.
Detroit police chief says man ‘swinging knives wildly’ in an intersection was shot, killed by an officer
DETROIT – Thursday evening marks the fourth officer-involved shooting for Detroit police this month. Detroit police chief James Craig said officers were on their way to a call when they saw a sword-wielding man in the middle of the intersection of Meyers Road and Grand River Avenue wildly swinging his weapon. Craig said officers saw a man wildly swinging a sword and then pulled out an 8-inch dagger. He said the man was standing in the middle of an intersection and “was a threat” to officers. “It could be any number of reasons.”Craig said this particular suspect was, “swinging knives wildly in the middle of an intersection.”Police said the suspect had two daggers and a sword.
Video captures fatal encounter between Detroit police officer, man with sword
DETROIT Dramatic video of a violent incident between Detroit police and a man with a sword provided insight into Thursdays deadly confrontation. Shocking video of the encounter was posted on the Facebook page Metro Detroit News. The video captures a Detroit police officer repeatedly tell a man dressed like a ninja to drop his sword. The officer can be seen in the video taking steps back as the man armed with a sword continues to step forward. Officers said there was a concern the man was trying to get his hands on weapons inside a Detroit police cruiser.
Man suspected in shooting of 4 teens in Detroit killed in officer involved shooting
DETROIT – Police officers shot and killed a man suspected in a shooting that injured four teenagers on Detroit’s east side. READ: 4 teenagers shot sitting in SUV on Detroit’s east sideDetroit police had been actively searching for the shooter from a house party Sunday near Meuse and Mckinney that left four teens hospitalized. They initiated a chase and the suspect’s vehicle collided with police cars during the pursuit. Craig said police found another gun in the suspect’s vehicle and believe at least one of the other two men in the car was involved in Sunday’s shooting. Police said the man they suspected in the house party shooting may have been involved in other shootings, including one in Eastpointe.
Suspect accused of shooting 4 teens in Detroit killed in officer involved shooting, police say
DETROIT – Police are on scene of an officer involved shooting that happened on Detroit’s east side on Thursday evening. Detroit Police Chief James Craig said that one shot was fired and the suspect was killed. The man was accused of being involved in a quadruple shooting over the weekend. READ: 4 teenagers shot sitting in SUV on Detroit’s east sideFour teenagers were shot Sunday night on Meuse Street, near Morang Avenue. According to authorities, the teens were sitting in the vehicle at about 6:45 p.m. when another vehicle drove up and an occupant started shooting.
Michigan AG to review 2018 case of Shelby Township police killing of 25-year-old man
A Shelby Township police officer is on leave after a deadly shooting at an apartment complex. On Nov. 3, 2018 a Shelby Township police officer shot and killed 25-year-old Kanwarbir Malhi, who was allegedly armed and acting aggressively toward police. Officials say Malhi, of Shelby Township, had stolen a car from his parents, who called police to report the theft. Protesters in Portland have already been facing off with federal agents over the last few days, and tensions are rising in Chicago. AdThe White House released on Wednesday that federal agents are expected to be sent to Detroit over the next three weeks.
Dana Nessels office to review evidence in fatal Shelby Township police shooting
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. The officer of Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has agreed to revisit a deadly officer-involved shooting in Shelby Township. On Nov. 3, 2018 a Shelby Township police officer shot and killed 25-year-old Kanwarbir Malhi. Video of the shooting was handed out by people protesting the Shelby Township police chief for his controversial comments he made on social media. RELATED: Protesters gather in Shelby Township after police chief Robert Shelides suspension endsProtesters raised questions about the shooting to Macomb County Sheriff Tony Wickersham. His office investigated the shooting and people want to know why charges werent brought by the prosecutor.
Brother of Hakim Littleton speaks out, wants meeting with Detroit city officials
Hakim Littleton’s older brother, Rashad Littleton-Schaefer, spoke out against what he calls a crime before a group of protesters organized by Detroit Will Breathe. “I want Chief James Craig to stop lying because he’s not making any sense. Police chief James Craig spoke on the matter Saturday morning where it was stated that he still stands behind his officers and their decision to pull the trigger. It certainly was a threat to that of his own life and that of his partners,” said Chief James Craig. “I really wanna meet with James Craig, the mayor of Detroit by next week.
Brother of Hakim Littleton wants meeting with Detroit city officials after deadly shooting
Brother of Hakim Littleton wants meeting with Detroit city officials after deadly shootingPublished: July 11, 2020, 11:14 pmThe brother of Hakim Littleton said he wants to meet with Detroit mayor Mike Duggan and police chief James Craig.
‘Detroit Will Breathe’ reacts to body cam footage of Hakim Littleton’s death
DETROIT – Protests in response to a fatal officer-involved shooting Friday resulted in the arrests of eight people. People gathered at the site hours after 20-year-old Hakim Littleton was shot and killed on Detroit’s west side. During a Friday evening press conference, the Detroit Police Department released body camera footage of the incident to combat rumors on social media that police killed an unarmed teenager. Detroit Will Breathe released a statement Saturday criticizing Detroit police’s decision to have officers in riot gear in response to demonstrators who marched Friday. Detroit Will Breathe said it should be standard that footage of officer-involved shootings be released the day of the incident, as well as the names and records of officers involved.
Graphic video of fatal shooting released by DPD to combat rumors on social media
Graphic video of fatal shooting released by DPD to combat rumors on social mediaPublished: July 10, 2020, 11:16 pmBody camera footage shows Littleton firing twice at the advancing officer, missing both times. The officer didn’t flinch and attempted to tackle Littleton before he was fired upon by other officers. Craig described the officer as an American hero.
Detroit police release body camera footage of fatal officer-involved shooting
DETROIT – A protest prompted by an officer involved shooting attracted large crowds in Detroit Friday. According to Detroit Police Chief James Craig, officers were looking for a person involved in a Fourth of July shooting that left five people hurt and three others dead. Video of the shooting shown at the press conference showed Littleton was armed with a 25 caliber blue steel semi automatic pistol. He also noted that a group was present at the scene of the shooting and threw rocks and bottles at officers. I commend Chief Craig for moving so quickly to release the video publicly,” said Duggan in the statement.
Officer shoots at vehicle of Ferndale resident trying to flee police with narcotics
HAZEL PARK, Mich. – The vehicle of a Ferndale resident trying to flee police Friday was shot at by an officer. The driver of the vehicle was alone when the Hazel Park officer approached her. Another female officer observed the vehicle pull into a residential driveway on Carlisle south of Woodward Heights. When the officer approached the vehicle from the back, the driver started reversing. A third officer arrived and followed the vehicle to W. Woodward Heights and N. Chrysler Service Drive.