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The Columbus police firearms review board says an officer acted within policy when he shot and killed a wanted man in April of last year. 

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The Columbus police firearms review board says an officer acted within division policy when he shot and wounded an 18-year-old armed robbery suspect in July of last year. 

A Franklin County grand jury has declined to indict five Columbus police SWAT officers in a fatal shooting during a standoff last May. 

The Columbus Police Firearms Review Board says two SWAT officers acted within policy when they returned fire and killed a woman barricaded inside a Whims Road home last March. 

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A wrongful-death lawsuit related to the shooting of John Crawford III inside a Beavercreek Walmart store more than four years ago took a step forward this week.

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Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs says she will retire in February. 

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A Franklin County grand jury has declined to indict three Franklin Township police officers for their roles in the fatal shooting of a driver during an attempted traffic stop in May. 

Columbus police have charged a 16-year-old girl with murder in connection with a police shooting last week that killed a 16-year-old boy. 

The family of a 16-year-old boy killed last week by a Columbus police officer during an undercover theft investigation plans to file a wrongful death lawsuit. 

The recent shooting deaths of two black men by police have reignited protests about police use of force. In both cases, the men had guns and police wrongly mistook them for suspects.

On Thanksgiving night, a white police officer fatally shot 21-year-old Emantic Bradford Jr. at a mall in Hoover, Ala., a Birmingham suburb. Bradford and others were running from a shooting that left two people injured. Some witnesses said during the pandemonium that followed, some of those running away pulled out their guns for their own protection. Police later said Bradford was not an assailant.

Columbus police say they will continue undercover stings targeting robbers who lure victims through online Buy/Sell/Trade sites, despite two confrontations that turned violent - and in one case deadly - in the past week. 

A Columbus police SWAT officer  shot and killed a 16-year-old boy last  night on the near east side during a robbery investigation. 

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An arbitrator says the white Cleveland police officer  fired after fatally shooting a 12-year-old black boy playing with a pellet gun in 2014 won't get his job back. 

Columbus police officials say a SWAT officer shot and wounded a man last night on the southeast side during an investigation. 

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When police arrived after reports of a shooting over the weekend at a bar outside Chicago, witnesses say Jemel Roberson, a 26-year-old security guard who worked there, had already subdued the alleged assailant in the parking lot, pinning him to the ground.

The Franklin County coroner's office has ruled the case of the woman shot and killed by an undercover Columbus police officer this year as a homicide. 

A Franklin County grand jury has declined to indict a Columbus police officer for shooting and killing a man last February. 

The Fairfield County Sheriff's office has identified the man shot and killed by deputies last Sunday after they say the victim fired on them at a local motel. 

A Hilltop man was shot and killed by a Franklin County Sheriff's deputy Monday. 

Fayette County Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man early Sunday while responding to a reported disturbance at a motel. 

Public records show the Columbus police officer who shot and killed a woman after she reportedly stabbed him show a history of violence, drugs, domestic disputes and disturbances at the 15 local properties he owns. 

Columbus police have identified the man shot by two officers early Sunday at an after-hours club. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Cuayhoga County grand jury has declined to indict the Franklin County sheriff's deputy who fatally shot a teen boy during a scuffle outside a juvenile courtroom. 

Columbus police shot and wounded a man early Sunday who authorities say was armed and threatened to shoot patrons at an after-hours club. 

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Columbus police officials say the officer involved in a fatal shooting on August 23 is also the subject of a criminal investigation. 

The Fayette County Sheriff's office has released the name of the man shot and killed by a deputy on Wednesday. 

Fayette County Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man Wednesday who authorities say was a suspect in a crime. 

Columbus police have released the identities of a woman fatally shot inside an unmarked police vehicle and the officer who killed her. 

Columbus police say an officer working undercover was stabbed and wounded and an armed female suspect was shot and killed by officers Thursday. 

Columbus police have identified the man killed by officers at a north side motel last week.

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