50 Black women have been killed by the police since 2015. Most of the officers who shot them didn’t face consequences.

For years, activists and researchers have called out how often people overlook Black women killed by the police in the United States.

“Violence towards Black girls and women has always received far too little
coverage, leaving the loved ones of countless victims of state-sanctioned
murder without justice,” said Arisha Hatch, the vice president and chief
of campaigns at Color Of Change, a nonprofit civil-rights group.

From February 2015 to March 2021, the police shot and killed at least 50
Black women, identified in police reports and by news outlets. The true
number might be higher. Several of these women had

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2 women shot, 1 critically, near South Side elementary school

Two women were shot Saturday in Longwood Manor on the South Side.

They were on the sidewalk about 6 p.m. in the 9800 block of South Lowe Avenue when someone opened fire, Chicago police said.

A 46-year-old woman was shot in the in the head and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, police said. Another woman, 20, was taken to the same hospital in good condition with a gunshot wound to her chest.

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No arrests have been reported. Area Two detectives are investigating.

The

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2 women shot, 1 critically, in Longwood Manor

Two women were shot Saturday in Longwood Manor on the South Side.

They were on the sidewalk about 6 p.m. in the 9800 block of South Lowe Avenue when someone opened fire, Chicago police said.

A 46-year-old woman was shot in the head and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in critical condition, police said. Another woman, 20, was taken to the same hospital in good condition with a gunshot wound to her chest.

Area Two detectives are investigating and no arrests have been made.

The shooting happened steps from Medgar Evers Elementary school. Less than a block

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Gunman at large after man shot dead inside Philadelphia shopping mall

March 30 (UPI) — Police in Philadelphia are looking for a gunman who opened fire inside a mall in the city and killed a 21-year-old man there.

Investigators say the shooting occurred inside the Philadelphia Mills mall late Monday afternoon in the northeast part of the city.

Gunfire erupted inside the mall’s food court area about 5 p.m. Police found the man lying on the floor with multiple gunshot wounds to his chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the shooter fled the mall and no arrests have been made.

After hearing gunfire, people locked themselves inside

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2 women shot to death on Goff Street in Norfolk were mother and daughter, police confirm

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Norfolk police have confirmed the two women who died in an overnight shooting were mother and daughter.

The call came in reporting a shooting in the 800 block of Goff Street, just off Tidewater Drive, around midnight.

Both women were pronounced dead at the scene in the parking lot. They were identified by police on Friday morning as 52-year-old Alicia A. Hereford and 23-year-old Morgan B. Bazemore. Both were from Norfolk.  

Police did not initially release details about their relationship, but then confirmed Friday evening that the victims were mother and daughter.

Witnesses who spoke to

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Pregnant woman shot outside AdventHealth Celebration, estranged husband arrested

The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after they said a pregnant woman was shot outside AdventHealth Celebration by her estranged husband. According to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect and the victim are husband and wife. He’s been identified as 36-year-old Damion Mohammed.Officials tell us after shooting his pregnant wife multiple times, Mohammed left the scene.Deputies were able to track him down as he was driving eastbound on Vine Street and arrested him in a Walmart parking lot. “He left the scene. Immediately, our undercover agents and our deputies that were in the area responding, found the vehicle. … Read More

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