Richard Winton

Video Shows Police Cornering Mentally Ill Man and Fatally Shooting Him

LOS ANGELES—Graphic surveillance video released Wednesday shows a throng of Fontana police officers surrounding a legally blind and mentally ill man in a convenience store before an officer opens fire, killing him. The muted video of the Nov. 22, 2015, incident shows multiple police officers cornering James Hall, 47, in the back of a Chevron gas…

Keep reading... Show less

Fatal Shooting of Black Man by El Cajon Police Sparks Outrage, Protests

SAN DIEGO — El Cajon police said Tuesday evening that officers shot and killed a black man earlier in the day after he raised both hands clasping an object in a manner that looked as if he was holding a gun. "The subject has passed away as a result of his injuries," El Cajon police said…

Keep reading... Show less
BRAND NEW STORIES

Thanks for your support!

Did you enjoy AlterNet this year? Join us! We're offering AlterNet ad-free for 15% off - just $2 per week. From now until March 15th.