Crime Brianna Sykes, 19, Identified as Woman Killed by Police Officer in Flint, Michigan
Undercover deputies who fatally shot a Black man in Minneapolis won't be identified
Authorities said the officers involved in the fatal shooting of Winston Smith Jr. won't be identified after days of protests demanding transparency.Officers from six law enforcement agencies, including Hennepin and Ramsey County sheriff’s offices, were part of a U.S. Marshals Service task force that attempted to arrest Winston Smith, 32, a father of three, on a weapons violation June 3. Smith, who was in a parked vehicle on a parking ramp, didn't comply and “produced a handgun resulting in task force members firing upon the subject," according to the U.S. Marshals.
Nineteen-year-old Brianna Sykes has been identified by authorities as the woman shot and killed by a police officer in Flint, Mich. over the weekend.
"At the request of the Flint Police Department, the Michigan State Police is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred at approximately 2:14 p.m. in the City of Flint involving a Fling Police Department officer," authorities said in a news release Monday.
27-Year-Old Virginia Woman Accused of Shooting a Man Dead at a Home Is Now Charged with Murder
According to the Orange County Sheriff's Office, Brianna Cole Knicely is the individual who shot and killed 36-year-old James Manning in Barboursville on Wednesday. Authorities said they first became aware of a "possible shooting" at around 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Once at the scene, they found the victim shot dead. The post 27-Year-Old Virginia Woman Accused of Shooting a Man Dead at a Home Is Now Charged with Murder first appeared on Law & Crime.According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Brianna Cole Knicely is the individual who shot and killed 36-year-old James Manning in Barboursville on Wednesday. Authorities said they first became aware of a “possible shooting” at around 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
"Preliminary investigation indicates the officer, who was working a traffic point of the Juneteenth Celebration Parade, was fried upon by the lone occupant of a vehicle who drove up to him at the traffic point," officials said. "Upon taking fire, the officer returned fire, striking the suspect," who has been identified as Sykes.
Sykes was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment following the Saturday incident but succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.
The officer was not injured, nor were any bystanders in the surrounding area.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.
Charlie Sykes Calls Tucker Carlson 'Pampered Man-Child Trust Fund Baby' Over Milley Comments .
"We can't get numbed about what Tucker Carlson is doing and what Fox News is allowing to go over its airways," Sykes said.On Thursday, Carlson called Milley "a pig" and "stupid" for defending teaching cadets and service personnel progressive viewpoints, including aspects of critical race theory—a theoretical framework that "maps the nature and workings of 'institutional racism,'" according to Columbia University law professor Kendall Thomas. Republicans leaders in numerous states have proposed or enacted legislation to ban schools from teaching the theory, now at the center of a culture war.