May 2, 2016
Fault Lines Links – Footage Shows WI Cops Shot Hostage Without Warning
May 2, 2016 (Mimesis Law) — Good morning folks, here’s what you need to know today:
- Newly released video footage shows Wisconsin police shooting hostage Michael Funke without warning at Eagle Nation Cycles shop in Neenah last December and left him to die in an alley.
- Mark Daniel Bess was shot dead by Utah County police on Saturday after he allegedly lunged at them with a knife. Officers had been searching for Bess who was wanted on several drug and traffic charges.
- Two Spokane, WA, officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man outside a homeless shelter on Thursday. Authorities claim the man approached the officers asking them to kill him.
- Milpitas, CA, police shot and wounded a suspect with three no-bail warrants during a traffic stop on Friday. It is unclear whether the suspect was armed.