MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Burnsville police say a carjacking suspect is dead after he fired multiple rounds at officers Sunday afternoon on Interstate 35W. It happened at about 3 p.m. on the interstate near County Road 13. Police say the suspect — a white man in his 20s — was being pursued by officers for driving a vehicle with stolen plates. The man crashed that car, then ran into a nearby TGI Friday’s restaurant, where he encountered a woman named Charmaine. She was getting dessert with her goddaughter, seated near the door, with her keys on the table. (credit: CBS) “He grabbed my keys and he said, ‘I’ll give you $1,000, drop me off in Minneapolis.’ I said, ‘F–k off, I with my goddaughter,’” Charmaine said. She says the man ran into her car and eventually sped off, firing shots as police were arriving. “He started shooting at them from when he left TGI Friday’s, like he didn’t even care,” she said. “He was just aiming, like, I think he was just trying to get the sounds out … [Read more...] about Police: Officers Fatally Shoot Carjacking Suspect Who Shot At Them On I-35W Burnsville
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close Video Minnesota police release bodycam video in fatal Daunte Wright shooting Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police released bodycam video of the deadly Daunte Wright shooting Monday. Daunte Wright was a 20-year-old Black man fatally shot by a female police officer during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb Sunday afternoon. Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon on Monday described the shooting as "an accidental discharge." He said the officer responsible intended to fire a Taser , not a handgun. Daunte Wright told his mother he was getting pulled over for having air fresheners in his car. (Facebook) Body camera footage of the fatal encounter shows three officers around a stopped car. When another officer attempts to handcuff Wright, a struggle ensues. "Taser! Taser! Taser!" one of the officers is heard shouting. Another officer fires a single shot from her handgun, the car speeds away and the officer is heard saying, … [Read more...] about Who is Daunte Wright, the 20-year-old Black man killed in officer-involved shooting in Minnesota?
BETHEL TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — A driver being pursued by police in a western Ohio town went through a red light and crashed into another vehicle early Tuesday, leaving both drivers dead and at least two people injured, including an infant. The crash occurred around 8 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. 40 and state Route 202 in Bethel Township. The Dayton Daily News reports the chase involved Troy police and state troopers, but it wasn’t clear why the officers were attempting to stop the speeding car. READ MORE: Beaver County Teenager Says Someone Is Harassing, Shooting At Her Horses And Mules The man and woman who died were the drivers of the two vehicles involved in the crash, state police said, but they did not disclose their names or say which one was driving the car that was being pursued. It also wasn’t immediately known if the injured people were traveling in the same vehicle. READ MORE: Motorcyclist Dies After 2-Vehicle Crash On Pittsburgh's South Side The crash … [Read more...] about Police Chase In Ohio Ends In Crash That Kills 2, Injures At Least 2
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The CDC has updated travel guidance for people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In an updated posting on its website , the agency says fully vaccinated people can travel safely within the United States without a COVID-19 test as long as they wear a mask and social distance. READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Cloudy Start To The Weekend This is news many have been waiting for. A group of families at the Pittsburgh International Airport on Friday said they are all vaccinated and headed to Florida. “Relieved, woo,” said Cathy Wetzler from New York. The CDC said those who are vaccinated can travel in the United States without getting tested for COVID-19 or quarantining if they continue to take precautions, including wearing masks and social distancing while traveling. “Let’s do our part, why not? The faster we do this together, the faster we can get past it,” said Oscar Veneszee from Florida. He was going to surprise his daughter, who just … [Read more...] about CDC Updates Travel Guidance For People Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — A police chase involving a stolen ambulance in Dallas has ended with a suspect in custody. Authorities were involved in the chase through various highways and side streets Monday afternoon. Officials confirmed the ambulance was stolen from a Dallas fire station. READ MORE: CDC: Nearly 29% Of All Texans Have Had At Least One Coronavirus Vaccine Dose (credit: CBSDFW.COM) Chopper 11 was over the chase that had the ambulance traveling on roads such as Central Expressway, near the George Bush Turnpike. READ MORE: Celina Police Officer, Daughter Killed In Crash Involving Garbage Truck In Grayson County The ambulance traveled in an HOV lane before crossing three lanes of traffic and exiting the highway at Allen Drive. The driver continued down the service road before eventually pulling into a residential area. To avoid one squad car trying to block it’s path, the driver hopped a curb and drove through the front yards of several houses before … [Read more...] about Police Chase With Stolen Dallas Ambulance Ends In McKinney, Suspect In Custody