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Weekend Reads: New York: Death of a second policeman injured in a shooting at Harlem

Teen injured but stable after shooting in Montreal apartment, police say

  Teen injured but stable after shooting in Montreal apartment, police say Montreal police say they are investigating after a 14-year-old was shot and injured inside an apartment on Saturday night. They say they received a call around 6 p.m. about gunshots in the city's Ville-Marie borough. Police say the teen was taken to hospital for lower-body injuries, but his condition is now stable. Spokeswoman Caroline Chèvrefils says investigators established the shooting happened inside an apartment after meeting with the teen today.

Eric Adams à Harlem le 22 janvier 2022 © Chery God-Nalio Eric Adams in Harlem on January 22, 2022

A second police officer, aged 27, died of his injuries Tuesday, victim As one of his colleagues with a shot exchange Friday in Harlem, a drama that puts pressure on New York's new Democrat May, Eric Adams.

"It is with great sadness that I announce the death of the police officer Wilbert Mora," said New York Police Check (NYPD), Keechant Sewell.

"At 27, he was murdered in the performance of his duties, he fought to the end," added New York Police Account, NYPD News on Twitter.

Friday night, this policeman had been wounded by bullet during an intervention in an apartment of the Harlem district, at the call of a mother confronted with a violent son. His 22-year-old colleague, Jason Rivera, had been killed on the spot by the suspect's shots, a 47-year-old man who died his injuries on Monday.

Gunsmith's family launches lawsuit against Toronto police over shooting death

  Gunsmith's family launches lawsuit against Toronto police over shooting death The family of a gunsmith shot and killed by Toronto police launched a lawsuit against the service Tuesday, alleging officers used excessive force and failed to serve a search warrant when they raided the man's home in southwestern Ontario late last year. Relatives of Rodger Kotanko, 70, are seeking $23 million in damages in the wrongful death suit filed in Ontario Superior Court. The province's police watchdog, the Special Investigations Unit, is investigating. It has said one officer shot and killed Kotanko on Nov. 3, 2021, in Port Dover, Ont. A lawyer for Kotanko's family said the man's loved ones are "broken.

According to the US media, this incident has increased to five the number of agents of the police affected by firewall firewriting in the megacity of nearly 9 million inhabitants since January 1, date From the new Mayor Eric Adams, a democrat of the right wing of the party and former police officer, elected on security promises.

The elected official, second African-American mayor in New York's history, promised to act with more firmness against the proliferation of firearms. Monday, he has promised to restore patrols of civilian police, "anti-crime units" renamed "firearm units" that had been removed in 2020 after the death of African-American George Floyd, killed by a policeman at Minneapolis.

A Harlem le 22 janvier 2022 © Ed Jones A Harlem On January 22, 2022

These police officers were dreaded, when Michael Bloomberg was mayor (2002-2013), for their controversial excavations of young and Hispanic young people suspected of weapons.

In addition to the attacks on police, the largest American city has been confronted with a series of violent acts that have created a sharp emotion in recent days. On January 14, still in the Harlem district, a 19-year-old Puerto Rican had been shot by a rusher in the fast food where she worked. The next day, a 40-year-old American-Asian had been killed by a homeless person with psychiatric disorders that had pushed him on a metro lane at the time of entry of a train to the Times Square station.


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