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Recent Crime News
Tuesday May 26 | via WSFA-TV Montgomery
According to a news release from the Selma Police Department, officers responded to the emergency room at Vaughn Regional Hospital around 12:30 a.m. Sunday where the male victim was suffering from a gunshot wound to the buttocks. According to police, the victim said he was in the parking lot at a party in the 1900 block of West Highland Avenue in Selma when shots were fired. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via Alabama Live
Gunfire erupted during a graduation block party at Selma's Ernest L. Bennett Baseball Field Thursday night leaving one man injured. A 20-year-old man told Selma police he was shot in the upper left thigh as he was running away from the field located in the 500 block of Plant Street. Comment?
Thursday May 14 | via WSFA-TV Montgomery
According to the Selma Police Department, Raphael Miquel Clark, 24, made contact with police officers in Selma and said he shot and killed a man in Orrville. He also allegedly gave the officers a Taurus semi-automatic 9mm pistol and said it was used in the shooting. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via WSFA-TV Montgomery
Federal agents have captured a man wanted for opening fire outside of a Selma night club, hitting and wounding an innocent bystander. News of the arrest by the U.S. Marshal's comes as city leaders push for added security measures at local clubs. Comment?
Saturday May 2 | via New York Daily News
I was one of the 147 people arrested by the NYPD at Wednesday night protests demanding justice for Freddie Gray, the black man killed in Baltimore while in police custody. Not only were the actions of the NYPD wrong and unjust, but Mayor de Blasio's remarks at last week's press conference were a revisionist history of acts of civil disobedience - acts that have won improvements for so many in this country in the face of horrible conditions and oppressive tactics. Comment?
May 1, 2015 | via Burlington Times News
What would you call a mob of white people terrorizing, burning, looting and trying to destroy black communities? I call them criminals and thugs. Historically that scene was repeated in this country time and time again and good white people in this country stood up and told that bad element in their race they were wrong. Comment?
Apr 30, 2015 | via WSFA-TV Montgomery
The Selma Police Department is currently searching for a suspect in reference to a shooting on Wednesday that left two teenagers injured. Police officers responded to the 1800 block of L.L. Anderson Avenue at approximately 12:30 a.m. in reference to two victims who had suffered gunshot wounds. Comment?
Apr 23, 2015 | via Philly.com
THE RACE BETWEEN City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson and developer Ori Feibush has generated as much tension and name-calling as everyone expected. Last Friday, employees in Feibush's campaign headquarters at 20th and South streets told police a local man had barged in and claimed he had a gun. Comment?
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