Eric Denton, Monday Night, Kurt Bo Gainey discussed on Murder Minute

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Murder minute on today's episode jolee callan. But i your true crime. Headlines police clashed with protesters. Monday night in the minneapolis suburb. Where an officer with authorities say apparently intended to fire her taser fatally shot a black man during a traffic. Stop on sunday brooklyn center. Police chief tim again and described the shooting death of twenty year old dante right as quote an accidental discharge the shooting sparked protests and unrest in an already on edge due to the trial of derek. Chauvin the first of four police officers charged in george floyd steph. Hundreds of protesters gathered in defiance of the curfew announced by the governor when the protesters wooden disperse police began. Firing gas canisters and flashbang grenades law enforcement agencies had increased their presence across the minneapolis area. After protests sunday night the number of minnesota national guard troops was expected to more than double to over a thousand by monday night on monday authorities released body camera footage that showed officers shouting at right as police tried to arrest him. The body camera footage showed three around a stopped car which authorities said was initially pulled over because it had expired registration tax. When another officer attempted to handcuff right a second officer told him that he was being arrested on a warrant. That's when the struggled began followed by the shooting on the footage. The officer can be heard saying quote. Altair's you altair's you taser. Taser taser after right breaks free from the officers and climbs back into his car. She draws her weapon after firing a single shot from her handgun. The car speeds away and the officer can be heard saying quote holy shit. I shot him. Rights car then travelled several blocks before striking another vehicle. Gannon said he believed that the officer had intended to use her taser but had instead fired one bullet at right. The chief said quote what i viewed and the officers reaction in distress immediately after that this was an accidental discharge that resulted in the tragic death of mr right. The medical examiner's office said that right died of a gunshot wound to the chest brooklyn center mayor. Mike elliot cold the shooting quote deeply tragic and said that the officer should be fired adding quote. We're going to do everything we can to ensure that justice is done and our communities are made whole elliott later announced that the city council has voted to give his office command authority over the police department. This he wrote on twitter would quote streamline things and establish a chain of command and leadership he also said the city manager had been fired. And that the deputy city manager would take over his duties city manager. Kurt bo gainey. Speaking earlier to reporters had declined to say whether he believed the officer should be fired and that she would get quote due process after the shooting. The state bureau of criminal apprehension which is investigating. The shooting identified the officer as kim potter. A twenty six year veteran who has been placed on administrative leave. Gannon would not say whether she would be fired but said quote. I think we can watch the video and ascertain whether she will be returning. One person is dead and an officer has been wounded after a messy high school. Shooting the tennessee bureau of investigations announced on monday that the suspect in a police officer shooting at a high school in knoxville was as a student. Authorities responded monday to the scene around three fifteen pm in response to a report of a possibly armed mail at austin east magnet high school when the suspect refused to come out of a restroom officers entered and were met with gunfire. The suspect fired shots striking one officer at least once in the upper leg while another officer returned fire. The suspect a student who has not been identified by authorities at the time of this recording was pronounced dead at the scene. The injured officer who was in serious condition was later transported to a local hospital for treatment. Knox county schools superintendent. Bob thomas tweeted that quote. The school building has been secured and students who were not involved in. The incident have been released to their families in a separate tweet. Thomas said the school is quote gathering information about this tragic situation and will provide additional information as soon as possible. Tennessee governor bill. Lee said early monday that he had been informed of the quote very difficult and tragic situation but had no further details last week. Lee signed a bill that will allow people aged twenty one and older to carry handguns openly or concealed without a permit beginning to lie. I the law. However does not apply to long guns while details on the shooter and the weapon are still unknown lee at the time of the bill signing wrote in a tweet quote i signed constitutional carry today because it shouldn't be hard for law abiding tennesseans to exercise their second amendment rights. Lee backed the legislation over objections from law enforcement groups who argued that the state's existing permit system provided an important safeguard for knowing who should or shouldn't be carrying a gun. A mother has been arrested after her. Three young children were found stabbed to death in their california home. The children were found slain in their san fernando valley apartment on saturday morning. The children's grandmother called police after she discovered the children dead and their mother gone. Officers responded to the apartment complex at about nine thirty. Am and discovered the bodies of the three children aged three years old two years old and six months their mother thirty year old liliana correo. Who police identified as the main person of interest in the case was taken into custody in two layer county after leading police on a long distance. Chase during which she allegedly carjacked a pickup truck in bakersfield. No motive has been given for the slayings and there had been no prior calls to police at the residence. One neighbor reported that the crime didn't make any sense to her and the children appeared. Well loved no yelling was ever heard coming from the apartment. Only the sounds of cartoons which could be heard at all hours. They said sometimes as late as ten pm court documents show correo has been involved in a custody battle with the children's father. Eric denton who had requested that her mental health be evaluated in march. He sought custody of the children in two layer county family court. Court records showed that in response. Correo sought a temporary domestic violence restraining order against him..

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