Georgia police shot at teens following traffic stop, investigators say
ATLANTA — Members of a South Georgia community are demanding a thorough investigation after Waycross police opened fire on at least two juveniles during a traffic stop Saturday morning.The officer-involved shooting took place about 8 a.m. after police attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation, Georgia Bureau of Investigations spokeswoman Nelly Miles said.Inside the car were five minors, ages 9, 12, 14, 15 and 16, authorities said.As the car approached the children’s home in Waycross, near Walters and Greenwood streets, the three youngest children jumped out and ran, officials said.“A...
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US police officer accused of raping migrant during traffic stop
Washington (AFP) - A police officer in a suburb of Washington has been arrested and charged with raping an undocumented migrant during a traffic stop, officials said Wednesday.The incident occurred in the early hours of October 11 in the town of Langley Park, just north of the capital, according to a police statement. Ryan Macklin, 29, is accused of pulling over a female driver then forcing her to perform a sexual act while they were both seated in her car in a nearby parking lot. Local media reported the victim was an undocumented migrant, citing an advocacy group.Macklin, a six-year-veteran ...