CINCINNATI, Ohio — An official said Friday that an off-duty officer shot and killed a 20-year-old man who allegedly vaulted over a bank counter and pointed a gun.
“It was as clean a police-involved shooting as I’ve ever seen,” Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph Deters said at a news conference.
Deters also showed clips from surveillance video recorded Wednesday at the Fifth Third bank in Madisonville. The case will not be presented to a grand jury.
Deters said Cincinnati Police Officer Kevin Hankerson, who was working an off-duty detail for the bank, was “absolutely justified” when he shot Terry Frost III.
CLEVELAND, Ohio — An 18-year-old man is jailed on $1 million bond in connection with his alleged part in a drive-by shooting that killed a 15-year-old boy.
Lehendro Hill, who was arrested on Tuesday, reportedly waived his preliminary hearing Friday during his initial appearance in Cleveland Municipal Court. The case was bound over to a county grand jury.
A report states Hill and Antwan Adams, 18, of Bedford Heights are both charged in the slaying of Tyler Sheron in Oct. 25. Sheron was a sophomore at Ginn Academy.
AMARILLO Texas — A man was hospitalized and another jailed Monday in connection with an officer-involved shooting on Friday in northwest Amarillo.
The Potter-Randall Special Crimes Unit continues to investigate the incident that took place Friday evening.
Authorities said that the incident started when a man shot another man on Bell Street and fled police officers. Amarillo police said the man was eventually located and pointed a firearm at officers before they shot him.
Eric J. Veloz, 23, was booked into Potter County jail on felony charges of aggravated assault with a weapon and aggravated assault against a public servant, the news release said.
EL PASO, Texas — Officials said a 39-year-old man was arrested after he was spotted allegedly burglarizing a vehicle late Thursday night in Westway.
According to El Paso County sheriff’s officials, Juan Manuel Wilson was arrested after a resident allegedly saw him inside a vehicle at 10:45 p.m. in the 1700 block of Southwood Road.
Deputies reportedly found and arrested Wilson in a nearby home on Coach Road. A sheriff’s spokeswoman said Wilson had allegedly stolen small items from the vehicle.
Wilson was arrested on suspicion of burglary of a vehicle. He was jailed under a $2,500 bond.
FORT WORTH, Texas — A Family Dollar store in east Fort Worth was allegedly robbed at gunpoint on Sunday.
Fort Worth police said the Family Dollar at 901 Bridgewood Drive was robbed about 11 a.m. The incident reportedly happened just an hour after another Family Dollar was hit just four miles away.
Store manager Ruben Cabrao said a mother was in the midst of checking out at the store when a man walked in past her little girl and allegedly pointed a gun in the cashier’s face.
Doña Ana County, New Mexico – News reports state a New Mexico woman and her boyfriend have been arrested for allegedly abusing the woman’s 11-year-old son and 12-year-old daughter.
New reports state Doña Ana County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Josie Rubio, 28, and her boyfriend Stephan Cordero, 24, on Tuesday.
The couple is facing 15 charges of child abuse.
Doña Ana County court records show each have been charged with three counts of child abuse resulting in great bodily harm, a first-degree felony, along with 10 counts of negligent child abuse and two counts of intentional child abuse.
EL PASO, Texas — Authorities said Friday that a shooting that left a man injured at an East Side home this week will be reviewed to determine if it was possibly a case of self-defense.
El Paso police said the shooting occurred during a struggle when an apparently intoxicated man showed up late Wednesday night at a home in the 2800 block of Escarpa Drive in the Pico Norte area.
Authorities said Ricardo Fernandez, 31, reportedly showed up at the home about 10:30 p.m. and had a confrontation with the mother of his children.
AMARILLO, Texas — Police reportedly searched Friday for occupants of two vehicles believed to have exchanged gunfire while driving down a busy street.
The shooting reportedly took place about 1:52 p.m. on Southeast 10th Avenue. Authorities however, are unsure where exactly the shooting started.
Amarillo Police Department spokesman Sgt. Brent Barbee said the vehicles drove eastbound past two motorcycle officers near the fairgrounds.
Both officers reportedly saw the vehicles and heard gunshots.
Initial reports state that shots were fired at an officer, but authorities now think that to be untrue. Barbee said at least three bullet casings were discovered in the area.
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Authorities said a 13-year-old boy was arrested Saturday after he allegedly robbed two pizza delivery drivers at gunpoint and tried to rob a third.
Police said the boy is being held at the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center on aggravated robbery and attempted aggravated robbery charges.
Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association President Steve Loomis said Sunday that Third District detectives were able to identify the boy because he used his own cellphone to place each of the orders.
The boy reportedly confessed to investigators to the two robberies and one attempted robbery, according to Loomis, who is also a Third District detective.