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Two Men In Custody Charged With Capital Murder For The Shooting Death Of 7 Yr Old Jazmine Barnes

Authorities have 20 year old Eric Black Jr. in custody and have charged him with Capital Murder for the shooting death of 7 year old Jazmine Barnes. He admitted to shooting Jazmine and her family in the car because he thought they were a rival gang.

Another man Larry Woodruffe, 24, was also taken into custody as tips lead police to believe he may have been involved in the shooting.   Continue reading Two Men In Custody Charged With Capital Murder For The Shooting Death Of 7 Yr Old Jazmine Barnes

Rochester Institute of Technology Gets Grant To Track Gun Violence In Rochester

There was an article I thought was interesting and wanted to share about the shootings in the Rochester, NY area by 13WHAM.

The Rochester Institute of Technology and the Rochester Police Department has been tracking all of the shootings for the past five years in the City of Rochester.

RIT acquired a grant for $194,000 from the New York State Health Foundations to track and study shootings and emergency room interventions.  Continue reading Rochester Institute of Technology Gets Grant To Track Gun Violence In Rochester

Holiday Horror

Mother and Daughter Found Dead – Shot in House
A mother and daughter were found dead inside a house on Wellington Avenue.
Christie Brooks and her 18-year-old daughter, Victoria, were shot on Friday.

Christie was the mother of eight.

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Protester In Charlotte Shot Governor Declares State Of Emergency

Photo: Getty Images
Photo: Getty Images

After demonstrator in Charlotte, North Carolina was shot critically injured durning protest Governor Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency in Charlotte. The protest came after the death of Keith Lamont Scott who was shot and killed by police.

Charlotte Police report four officers sustained injuries non-life threatening injuries during the demonstrations. The National Guard has been deployed.

Read more in depth click NPR.org

Mass Shooting In Florida Nightclub

Mass Shooting In Florida Nightclub

Police are calling it a mass casualty shooting: after 50 people were found dead and 53 injured at a Florida night club. Pulse, a gay night club in downtown Orlando, was like a scene out of a movie according to witnesses. Early Sunday morning an unknown gunman held club goers hostage while firing 20 to 30 rounds into the crowd.
When police arrived gunfire was exchanged between them and the assailant leaving him dead at the scene. Motives and word on whether or not the killer had an assistant is still in question. The possibility of this tragedy being a terrorist attack is still under investigation.

#PrayforOrlando

Did North Carolina Police Offers Go To Far In Shooting?

Some people who witnessed the shooting are say the police went to far for shooting the 53 year old suspect 3 separate times.
I saw the video and it was graphic but i’m not sure if I agree with the witnesses because reports say the man was a threat because he pointed a shotgun at offers.
Read the story for yourself but I have to warn you the video is a bit disturbing.
Click ABC11.com for video and more.
– DJ Sight