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Baltimore Officer Shoots Teen Holding Replica Handgun

April 28, 2016
A Baltimore police officer shot a teen who was carrying a fake handgun Wednesday afternoon following a brief foot chas, authorities said. The teen's injuries aren't considered life-threatening.

Cleveland Police Union: Tamir Rice Settlement Money Should Help Educate Kids About Dangers of Replica Guns

April 26, 2016
“Something positive must come from this tragic loss,” said Steve Loomis, president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association. “That would be educating youth of the dangers of possessing a real or replica firearm,” he said.

Cleveland to Pay $6 Million Settlement to Family in Death of Tamir Rice

April 25, 2016
The city of Cleveland has agreed to pay Tamir Rice's family $6 million to settle a federal lawsuit filed over the boy's November 2014 shooting death by city police.

Las Vegas Officer 'Had No Other Option' Than Shoot Man Pointing Gun

March 4, 2016
A Metro Police sergeant pleaded with a man to drop a gun, later determined to be fake, several times before shooting him Monday night. The suspect is recovering.

Virginia Man Fatally Shot by Police After Being Tased Twice

March 1, 2016
An 18-year-old man was shot and killed Friday night by Roanoke County, VA, police after a series of interactions that ended when police said he turned toward officers with what turned out to be a BB gun in his hand.

Man Photographing Illinois Schools while Carrying Replica Gun Fatally Shot by Police

January 7, 2016
A man wearing a homemade tactical-style—but not bullet resistant--vest and carrying an Airsoft BB gun was fatally shot after he led police on a chase that ended in a struggle in a Zion, IL, alley Wednesday morning, Lake County authorities said.

No Charges for Cleveland Officers in Tamir Rice Case

December 28, 2015
An Ohio grand jury has decided not to return an indictment in the 2014 police shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.

Video: Suspect Shot Trying to Rob Plainclothes NYPD Detective

November 9, 2015
According to NYPD Chief of Detectives, several individuals approached the detective on the street and tried to rob him of his cell phone at gun point.

Suspect Shot Trying to Rob Plainclothes NYPD Detective

November 9, 2015
According to NYPD Chief of Detectives, several individuals approached the detective on the street and tried to rob him of his cell phone at gun point. More Here.

FBI Reviewing 2013 Florida Police Shooting of Man Carrying Air Rifle

July 9, 2015
The FBI has opened an investigation into the 2013 death of Jermaine McBean, a Florida man who was shot by police while walking home with an unloaded air rifle, a court filing shows.

No Civil Rights Charges Against California Deputy Who Shot Replica Gun-Carrying Teen

July 2, 2015
The U.S. Justice Department announced late Wednesday that it will not file criminal charges against a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy who shot 13-year-old Andy Lopez, ending a federal civil rights investigation into the 2013 shooting.

Tamir Rice Investigation Report Released

June 15, 2015
The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office released a redacted account of the investigation on Saturday. The 224-page report, compiled by Sheriff's Department investigators, offers no determination as to whether the Nov. 22, 2014 shooting was justified.

Video: Cleveland Blames Boy for Own Death, Then Apologizes

March 2, 2015
Mayor Frank Jackson of Cleveland apologized for the language in the city's response to the civil lawsuit filed by the family of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Jackson called the document's phrasing inappropriate and insensitive to Rice and his family.

Cleveland Blames Boy for Own Death, Then Apologizes

March 2, 2015
Mayor Frank Jackson of Cleveland apologized for the language in the city's response to the civil lawsuit filed by the family of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. In court documents, the city said Rice failed to "exercise due care." More Here. 

Real Gun? Toy Gun? What happens When Lawyers Without Law Enforcement Experience Write Gun Laws

February 27, 2015
Last September, after a two-month undercover operation, Police in San Leandro raided a home where they seized more than 500 marijuana plants, eight pounds of processed pot, $45,000 in drug money and two assault rifles that had been made to resemble toy guns.

LAPD Officer Shoots, Wounds Boy Standing Next to Teen with Replica Gun

February 12, 2015
The Los Angeles Police Department said Wednesday that an officer shot and wounded a 15-year-old boy after spotting him in an alley next to someone who appeared to be aiming a handgun. The weapon turned out to be a replica firearm. The boy was transported to a local hospital and released after treatment.

Ring's Manufacturing New Catalog Available

January 15, 2015
Ring's Manufacturing Inc. has released its newest catalog featuring Bluegun training weapons. Not only are handguns featured but also long guns, period weapons, TASERs, and accessories.

Video: Cleveland Mother Demands Prosecution of Officers in Replica Gun Shooting

December 8, 2014
The mother of a 12-year-old boy shot dead last month by Cleveland police after he was seen holding a replica gun held a press conference today. She says she wants both involved officers convicted.

Cleveland Mother Demands Prosecution of Officers in Replica Gun Shooting

December 8, 2014
The mother of a 12-year-old boy shot dead last month by Cleveland police after he was seen holding a replica gun held a press conference today. She says she wants both involved officers convicted. More Here.

Cleveland Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Was Dismissed by Another Agency for "Deficiencies"

December 4, 2014
The Cleveland police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice had issues with guns during his brief tenure with a suburban police department. More Here.
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