The Sheriff of Jefferson Parrish, Louisiana called a deputy "one of the luckiest men in America" after a 17-year-old fired a gun at him. The loaded gun malfunctioned and the deputy shot and killed the teen.
Besides the killing of five Dallas police officers and the wounding of six others, three American police officers in three different states have been shot since the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile earlier in the week.
Many Venezuelans are probably wondering today just who is in charge of their country. Is it President Maduro, or the military? With the border fight still going on with Colombia, things have gone from bad to worse today.
Toronto police shot a man who wielded a knife in the loading dock area of a Walmart in the Agincourt Mall Thursday afternoon. As many as three shots were fired and the Toronto Star reported that the man was hit twice in the abdomen.
Chief Rodney Monroe, of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) in North Carolina, announced one of the department's officers has been charged in the shooting death of an unarmed man.
B.C. cops have shot dead a Nanaimo man while investigating a noise complaint. Police said there was a confrontation and the man was shot. He is the fourth person shot dead by cops in B.C. in five weeks. A man was critically injured in a fifth shooting.