police shooting

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

A suburban Dallas police department has reversed its position on an officer-involved shooting of an African-American teenager after reviewing video of the incident.

Police shot and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards on Saturday night. The medical examiner’s office has ruled the death a homicide.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

New legislation filed at the state capitol aims to provide stiffer punishment for those caught targeting police and first responders.  

Following the shooting of San Antonio Police Det. Benjamin Marconi, the city’s police Chief William McManus said that it was obvious, the uniform, not the officer was the target.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

San Antonio police have a man in custody who they believe shot and killed Detective Benjamin Marconi on Sunday.  The suspect told reporters he was angry about a child-custody battle and "lashed out at somebody who didn't deserve it."
 

Aaron Schrank / Texas Public Radio

5:30 p.m. UPDATE

San Antonio Police have arrested a man in connection to the fatal shooting on Sunday of Detective Benjamin Marconi. Police Chief William McManus says he is the man seen in a surveillance video taken at police headquarters near the shooting.

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