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US Lawsuit: New Mexico officer mistakenly fired gun during stop

11:00  10 december  2019
11:00  10 december  2019 Source:   msn.com

‘Terrifying day:’ 17-year-old shot by student resource officer inside Waukesha South High School

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Jose Arreola said he and his wife, Jacqueline, were driving to a club about 10 p.m. on a Friday when they pulled into a Chevron station on Beach Boulevard

TAOS, N . M . (AP) — Lawyers for a New Mexico State Police officer who fired shots at a minivan full of children during a chaotic October traffic stop in Taos said he plans to appeal his firing .

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Two New Mexico men say a Las Cruces police officer accidentally shot at them during a routine traffic stop and unlawfully held them for three hours.

  Lawsuit: New Mexico officer mistakenly fired gun during stop © Getty Images

A civil rights lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court last week claimed officer Jeremiah McDaniel “negligently fired his gun” at Keith Anderson and Carlos Cooper after pulling them over in August 2018.

According to court documents, the “bullet missed Anderson’s head by mere inches.”

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New Mexico gun laws are some of the least restrictive in the United States. The State operates on a “Shall Issue” policy. Permits are not There is full state premption on gun laws so no local authorities can stop a person from open carry. However, you will need a license to carry in liquor stores.

Cop Mistakenly Believes Man Has Gun , Fires Single Shot At Him During Traffic Stop . Author: Jared Keever. Updated: Mar 6, 2018. Original: Nov 29, 2014. A Florida police officer who fired a single shot at an unarmed suspect during a traffic stop Monday will not be placed on leave

The lawsuits says the men were then held unlawfully for three hours while investigators searched for the bullet. Court documents say police later told them to “go home.”

The men say they found a bullet hole just above the windshield on the passenger side the next day. Their attorneys said the men were victims of excessive force and that Las Cruces police violated their due process rights.

Las Cruces City Attorney Jennifer Vega-Brown did not immediately return an email.

Anderson and Cooper have both been diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder, the lawsuit said.

The men are seeking an unspecified amount in damages.

Accidental shootings by law enforcement have happened in recent years at agencies small and large and at all levels — city, county, state and federal — across the U.S., an Associated Press investigation found. They’ve caused hundreds of injuries to officers, suspects and bystanders, and sometimes they’ve caused deaths.

The AP documented 1,422 unintentional discharges since 2012 at 258 agencies, and uncovered detailed reports on 426.

1 man dead in officer-involved shooting in N. Mpls. .
Police shot and killed a man in north Minneapolis overnight while responding to a report of "a domestic assault with weapons," according to police. Officers were called to the home shortly after 3:00 a.m. Sunday. A report of at least one shot had been fired inside the home in the 3100 block of Thomas Ave. N. When officers arrived, they helped some of people who had just fled from the home. The suspect refused to come outside. Police eventuallyOfficers were called to the home shortly after 3:00 a.m. Sunday. A report of at least one shot had been fired inside the home in the 3100 block of Thomas Ave. N.

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