The question comes at an important juncture for two local, high-profile shootings. Clark County's prosecutor is seeking an official from another county to review the Feb. 4 fatal shooting of Jenoah Donald. Meanwhile, the review of Kevin Peterson Jr.’s killing is due in the coming weeks.
The Thurston County Sheriffs Office completed it's investigation into the killing of Michael Forest Reinoehl and has turned those findings over to the county's prosecuting attorney. Witness told the sheriff's office there was gunfire "initiated" by Reinoehl and that the gun he had matched the .380 shell casing found in his vehicle.
The city of Portland unanimously agreed to settle a wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday brought by the family of Quanice Hayes, a Black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer in 2017 while on his knees.
Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was prepared to plead guilty to third-degree murder in George Floyd’s death before then-Attorney General William Barr personally blocked the plea deal last year