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Beavercreek Walmart no longer selling air rifles

Air guns, similar to the model John Crawford III picked up from a store shelf that set off the chain of events leading to his and another shopper's deaths, temporarily have been pulled from the shelves at the Beavercreek Walmart. On Aug.5, Crawford walked down a sporting goods aisle, grabbed ...

Family attorney disputes reports in Beavercreek Walmart shooting

Sept. 27, 2014 Attorney Michael Wright - who represents the family of John Crawford III - issued a statement Saturday evening about documents released Friday in the fatal shooting inside a Walmart store. Beavercreek police officer Sean Williams stated he shot the 22-year-old Fairfield man twice after he failed to ...

New details in deaths of 2 at Walmart

Public records released Thursday revealed additional details about the deaths of two people after an officer-involved shooting at the Beavercreek Walmart, including that John Crawford III had marijuana in his system at the time of the shooting. The death of Angela Williams — the Fairborn woman who collapsed inside the ...

Beavercreek Police Officer Sean C. Williams

1 officer in Walmart shooting to remain on desk duty

Beavercreek police Officer Sean Williams will not return to regular patrol despite a special grand jury's decision that he would not be charged criminally in the fatal Walmart shooting. The department instead will wait for a federal investigation to determine any potential civil rights violations. Williams is being assigned to ...

U.S. Department of Justice to review Walmart shooting

Federal authorities will perform an independent review of Walmart shooting that resulted in the death of two people at a Beavercreek Walmart. The case involving the shooting death of John Crawford III will be reviewed by the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice, the United States ...

Walmart Shooting: Family attorney says Crawford did nothing wrong

Key points:Crawford family attorney: Video confirms Crawford did nothing wrongOfficers involved in shooting will not face charges, special grand jury determinesAG, special prosecutor had "clear bias," says family attorneyWalmart surveillance video of actual shooting released at news conference Related:SOCIAL MEDIA: Reactions to the decisionTIMELINE: From the beginning to nowNAACP: Organization ...

COMMUNITY REACTION: Beavercreek Walmart shooting

A special grand jury for the Beavercreek Walmart shooting returned no indictments against the police officers involved.Since the announcement, attorneys, jurisdictions and politicians have released statements:Michael Wright, attorney for John Crawford III's family: "He was murdered," Wright said of John Crawford III. Wright said he knew a decision of no ...

Supporters of John Crawford III gather outside the Beavercreek Walmart on Aug. 30, 2014.(Staff photo by Jessica Heffner)

John Crawford Walmart shooting video controversy

Ohio’s attorney general says it would be irresponsible to release video surveillance tape of John Crawford III being shot by police at the Beavercreek Walmart last month while the investigation is still under way. But “release the tape” has become a battle cry of those who say they are seeking ...

Walmart Shooting: Family attorney says Crawford did nothing wrong

Key points:Crawford family attorney: Video confirms Crawford did nothing wrongOfficers involved in shooting will not face charges, special grand jury determinesAG, special prosecutor had "clear bias," says family attorneyWalmart surveillance video of actual shooting released at news conference Related:SOCIAL MEDIA: Reactions to the decisionTIMELINE: From the beginning to nowNAACP: Organization ...

Walmart to keep air gun displays

Walmart plans no immediate changes in the sale or display of realistic-looking air guns in the wake of a fatal police shooting at a Beavercreek store this week. The retail giant said Friday that it is working with law enforcement to reconstruct the incident using video footage captured during the ...

Social media reactions to #BeavercreekWalmart decision

After a Special Grand Jury decided not to indict officers involved in the Beavercreek Walmart shooting of John Crawford, several reactions were posted on social media.

Special grand jury to get evidence in Walmart shooting case

A Walmart customer holding a BB/pellet rifle and one 911 call set off a chain of events that led to two Beavercreek police gunshots, the deaths of two customers and hundreds of unanswered questions. A special grand jury will convene in Greene County Monday morning to consider a complex web ...

Events of the Walmart shooting: As it happened

A shooting inside the Beavercreek Walmart on Tuesday night, August 5, 2014 sent shoppers and employees running for the exits. A 21-year-old man was shot and later died and a woman fleeing from the store collapsed and died from a medical condition. See the events of the shooting and the ...

Local pastors want feds to lead Crawford investigation

A group of local pastors on Sunday night called for the federal government to take the lead in investigating the death of John Crawford III, who last month was shot and killed by police in a Beavercreek Walmart. The pastors also called for the release of all surveillance video showing ...

Seeing is believing in police-citizen encounters

As the nation wrestles with how police and citizens interact — especially after recent police-involved shootings men here and elsewhere — high-definition body cameras for police officers are quietly being put to use in Dayton. Police departments nationwide are either gradually embracing the devices or exploring their utility. “It is ...

Crawford attorneys take part in discussion on race, law enforcement

Community policing, communication, training and transparency were among the issues officials stressed during a panel discussion at Wittenberg University on Monday. But attorneys Michael Wright and Richard Schulte, who represent the family of a 22-year-old man killed by police at the Beavercreek Walmart, said police do make bad decisions, and ...

John Crawford III was shot by Beavercreek police officers on Aug. 5 at a Walmart store. submitted

Crawford attorney concerned that witness saw video of Walmart shooting

An attorney for the family of a Walmart shopper Beavercreek police fatally shot in August is demanding to know why a key witness was shown store surveillance footage from that night — key evidence that the attorney and others have sought to be released publicly. “We are very concerned about ...

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine

DeWine’s election opponent: AG should withdraw from Walmart case

Attorney General Mike DeWine’s long and close personal ties to Greene County means he should remove himself from participating in the Beavercreek Walmart shooting investigation, according to Democrat David Pepper, who is challenging DeWine in the fall election. DeWine is causing “confusion” in a very sensitive, high-profile case, Pepper said. ...

State investigators reenact Walmart shooting at store

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation's reconstruction of the fatal police-involved shooting at Beavercreek's Walmart indicates the state is taking unusual steps to gather evidence in the case, law enforcement experts said Wednesday."You are trying to triangulate in a re-enactment physical evidence with witness statements and what could have possibly ...

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