TITLE

Brooklyn community enraged by police who shot wounded teen who had a water pistol

PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Jet;09/14/98, Vol. 94 Issue 16, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information of the reactions of the Brooklyn public in relation to Michael Lane Jones, a sixteen-year old boy who was shot seventeen times by police and critically wounded, after carrying a water pistol resembling a submachine gun. Circumstances surrounding the shooting; Actions being taken by Jones family; How police involved have been dealt with.
ACCESSION #
1074599

 

Related Articles

  • Cop empties weapon on youth with water gun. Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News;08/27/98, Vol. 89 Issue 35, p1 

    Focuses on the call of Brooklyn, New York's Congressional, Edolphus Towns for a total ban on toy guns, due to the incident of Michael Jones, a 16-year old Black youth, who was gunned down by police officers in his Fort Greene neighborhood, for possessing a water gun. Identification of the...

  • Shootout at Shamrock. Jarboe, Jan // Texas Monthly;Feb95, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p124 

    No abstract available.

  • Coyuca de benitez.  // Time International (South Pacific Edition);03/11/96, Issue 11, p12 

    Reports on an investigation intended to reduce anger over the shooting of Mexican peasants by police officers have resulted in further outrage. Claims made by Governor Ruben Figueroa against the killing of the peasants; Number of peasants who were shot; Presentation of a videotape of the...

  • Second Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty in New Orleans.  // Pro Publica;3/ 7/2010, p13 

    The article reports that Danziger Bridge along the U.S. 90 was closed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on September 26, 2009, for investigation of the police shooting incident that occurred there in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

  • Family Of Florida Woman Accidentally Shot By Police Gets $4 Million Settlement.  // Jet;7/23/2001, Vol. 100 Issue 6, p14 

    Reports on the offer of $4 million to the family of Andrea Hall, a woman who was accidentally shot and killed by an Orlando, Florida police officer.

  • Capitol police kill gunman. Yager, Jordy; Willde, Christina // Hill;7/16/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 84, p1 

    The article reports on the U.S. Capitol policeman who shot and killed an armed man near the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C.

  • Grand jury clears detectives in shooting death. Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News;10/16/97, Vol. 88 Issue 42, p21 

    Reports that two narcotics detectives have been cleared in the December 1996 shooting death of 17 year old Harlem resident, Antoine Broom, by a Manhattan grand jury on October 14, 1997. Grand jury's ruling; Where the shooting occurred; Other details on the incident.

  • Deadly force in defense of life. Hall, John C. // FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin;Aug93, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p27 

    Addresses the use of deadly force by law enforcement officers to protect themselves and others from immediate threats of death or serious physical injury. Statistics on officers slain in the performance of duties; Legal rules and practical circumstances; Reasonable officer on the scene;...

  • Anaheim Cops Shoot Rubber Bullets, Unleash Dog on Crowd Protesting Police Shooting. Gillespie, Nick // Hit & Run;7/22/2012, p2 

    The article focuses on a report from local television (TV) station KCAL which incorporates an amateur video of Latino residents in an Anaheim, California neighborhood who gathered to protest a police shooting.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics