Just months after escaping federal charges in the shooting death of Jamar Clark, an unarmed Black man, Minneapolis police have announced that the officers will not be disciplined, reports NBC News.
The scholarship will go to an underprivileged Central High School student who plans to study education or child development.
Authorities are looking into the theory that Prince was unaware of the toxicity of the pills at the time of death.
Clark, 24, was shot by Minneapolis police after getting into a domestic dispute with his girlfriend on Nov. 15. He was unarmed when he was approached by Ringgenberg and Schwarze. The officers claimed Clark tried to take his own life by grabbing Ringgenberg's gun. The incident lasted just over a minute before Clark was fatally shot.
The move comes after the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark, the Black man who was killed by two Minneapolis cops last fall. His death sparked months of protests to release the video of his shooting and prosecute the officers involved.
An encampment created by Minneapolis protesters after the shooting of Jamar Clark was torn down Thursday by police, resulting in a protest at City Hall.
Prosecutors in Minnesota have brought forth charges against four men connected to the shooting last week at a Black Lives Matter protest that left five injured. The men face a variety of charges but have yet to be charged with hate crimes. NPR reports that Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman named the men at a […]
Minneapolis Police Officer Involved In Jamar Clark Death Sued Just 10 Days Prior For Excessive Force
One of the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the shooting death of Jamar Clark was sued just 10 days prior to the incident for excessive force in a separate case.
UPDATED: November 24, 2015 12:16 PM EST On Friday, the Minneapolis chapter of Black Lives Matter shared a video of two masked men spewing racial slurs, leading members to believe the men are the same suspects who turned themselves in after the shooting on five BLM affiliates Monday evening. Police haven’t confirmed if the men are suspects arrested […]
Police Officers Identified In Fatal Shooting Of Jamar Clark, Authorities Refuse To Release Partial Video
Jamar Clark was taken off life support on Monday evening with his parents Irma Jean and James Hill by his bedside. The 24-year-old was shot in the head when two officers attempted to restrain him during a domestic incident early Sunday in North Minneapolis.
Witnesses claim Jamar Clark was thrown on the floor and restrained by two officers. While allegedly handcuffed, he was shot in the head "execution-style" by one of the officers.
Bar Louie (pictured) in Minneapolis is causing quite an unwelcomed stir with its stringent dress policy that many have likened to the Jim Crow era, which is allegedly keeping out African-American patrons, according to Fox 9. According to the bar’s rules, certain articles of clothing cannot be sported on its premises from Thursday to Saturday after […]
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