An officer in Overland Park, Kan., fired 13 shots into a van driven by a reportedly suicidal 17-year-old. The prosecutor ruled the shooting justifiable, and the information stopped coming.

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    03/22/2019 - 12:58 pm | View Link
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    03/18/2019 - 2:29 pm | View Link
  • An unarmed teen driver is killed by police, followed by a year with few answers
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    03/19/2019 - 4:59 am | View Website
  • Shooting of Michael Brown
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  • Policy Looks At Police Shootings After Teen Killed | MassCops
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    03/10/2019 - 7:40 am | View Website
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