A Southern California woman in fear for her life was shot to death in front of a police officer, who fired back, killing the shooter, authorities said Wednesday. More Here.
The incident occurred Monday afternoon, when officers were called to reports of an aggressive panhandler who was in front of a Louisiana Fried Chicken location and was threatening people who would not give him money, a Hawthorne Police Department news release stated. More Here.
A Hawthorne (Calif.) Police officer shot and killed a Rottweiler after the dog lunged at a fellow officer who was arresting his master. Warning: This video contains graphic content. Read the full story here.
When faced with a barricaded suspect, SWAT officers may want to consider using heavy construction equipment to end the incident.