David Kassick

Statistics about fatal police shootings are notoriously hard to come by, so the Washington Post started counting this year. The result is an analysis of 385 fatal police shootings — more than 2 per day — around the nation during the first 5 months of 2015. Reports the Post: About half the victims were white, […]

A Pennsylvania police officer who shot an unarmed man she stopped over an expired inspection sticker was charged with criminal homicide on Tuesday, the Washington Post reports. Lisa Mearkle, 36, shot 59-year-old David Kassick twice in the back as he lay on the ground. During the February traffic stop, Kassick attempted to run away before […]