Officer involved shooting
“The officer discharged his pistol three times at the driver in fear of his life as well as the life of the juvenile female in the rear seat,” says a release from the department.
The Force Investigative Unit has concluded its investigation into the fatal shooting death of Kajieme Powell, and the findings have been referred to the Circuit Attorney’s office.
Darnell Wilson, 41, of the 3400 block of Paris in St. Louis, is charged with 2nd-degree assault on a police officer, felony stealing-3rd offense, and resisting arrest by fleeing.
Berkeley mayor Theodore Hoskins is hoping to avert the kind of street violence that he saw in neighboring Ferguson just a few months ago.
Police are investigating a fatal, officer-involved shooting in Berkeley.
The pathologist says the six shots in rear of Meyers’ legs support claims that he was running away from police when he was shot.
An analysis of Myers’ hands indicates the presence of gunshot residue, as does an analysis of the inner waistband and front and back pockets of his jeans and an analysis of his black T-shirt.
Officers say man pointed gun at them
A man is dead after police say he fired shots at an off-duty officer and the officer returned fire.
Police have identified the man they shot and killed Wednesday night, after he pointed a rifle at them, as 42-year-old Michael Willis Junior of St. Louis.