Three “Mixed” people killed by police in Las Vegas since 1996

Monday, April 4, 2011 at 4:45 am

2895 E. Charleston Blvd.

Las Vegas SWAT officer Mike Quick fatally shot Michael Dean Chevalier, 48, after Chevalier enters an apartment on 2695 E. Charleston Blvd., takes a woman hostage, and sexually assaults her.

 

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 12:30 pm

1230 Comstock Drive

After setting his home on fire, apparently to draw officers to the scene, Bryan Benjamin Hanasz, 36, shot at arriving firefighters and police, one of whom was wounded. Three Las Vegas police officers shot and killed Hanasz at the home near Vegas Drive and Martin Luther King Boulevard.

 

Friday, January 19, 1996 at 5:42 pm

Interstate 15 at Apex

On Interstate 15 near Apex, Nevada Highway Patrol trooper Anthony Skordoulis approached a homeless man, Miguel Angel Gomez, 44, to offer assistance after spotting the man holding a “need gas” sign. Gomez shot him in the leg, leading to a standoff in which he and two Las Vegas officers fired their weapons. Gomez was wounded but lived five more years.

 

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Anti-Muslim Protests on First Day at Houston’s Arabic Immersion School

Protestors denouce Arabic immersion school for kindergarten and preschool students as “anti-American.”

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Unarmed Tony Robinson (age 19) Shot Dead by Police After Scuffle in Wisconsin [VIDEO]

HT Steven Riley of MixedRaceStudies.org 

The New York Times

2015-03-07


Ashley Southall

A 19-year-old Wisconsin man was shot and killed Friday by a police officer during a scuffle inside an apartment in Madison, police officials said. The shooting prompted protests that continued on Saturday and led officials to call for restraint while the shooting is investigated.
The shooting occurred Friday evening after the police received calls for a man who had committed battery and was jumping in and out of traffic, Michael C. Koval, the Madison chief of police, said. A police officer followed the man to an apartment and forced his way in after hearing a disturbance inside, the chief said. The man then assaulted the officer, who shot the man, according to Chief Koval, who spoke at a news conference in Madison Friday evening.
The officer immediately began rendering first aid, but the man died at a hospital, Chief Koval said. The authorities did not immediately release his name, but his mother identified him as Tony Robinson, an African-American who graduated from high school in 2014.

 

“My son has never been a violent person,” Andrea Irwin, who identified herself as Mr. Robinson’s mother, told WKOW, a Madison television station. “And to die in such a violent, violent way, it baffles me.”…
Read the entire article here.

 

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Thank you to Steven Riley of Mixed Race Studies for sharing.
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Why Race Still Matters – Room for Debate – NYTimes.com

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Mixed America’s Family Trees – NY Times

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Examine the mixed-race family trees submitted by readers and listen to them describe their families, then submit your own.
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Police brutality- SF Cops Smash Mother’s Head On Street for Resisting Arrest

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!!POLICE BRUTALITY CAUGHT ON TAPE!! INSANE!!.mp4

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