Unarmed Blacks And Latinos Killed By U.S. Police So Far This Year

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Family and friends of Delrawn Small held a rally and a candlelight vigil at the corner Bradford and Atlantic Ave in Brooklyn, recently to remember Small who was gunned down following a road rage incident by an off-duty NYPD officer on July 4, 2016. (Photo by Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
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Family and friends of Delrawn Small held a rally and a candlelight vigil at the corner Bradford and Atlantic Ave in Brooklyn, recently to remember Small who was gunned down following a road rage incident by an off-duty NYPD officer on July 4, 2016. (Photo by Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)
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Compiled By NAN Staff Writer

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 8, 2016: The number of unarmed black and Latinos shot and killed by police across the U.S. has reached 27 so far this year alone compared to 32 for the same period – Jan-July 2015 – last year. Eight were Latinos and 19 black/African-American. For the same period this year, 22 Caucasians were shot and killed by cops compared to 26 for the same period last year while two people who identified as Native Americans were also shot and killed.

Here is a list of the Blacks and Latinos killed as compiled by media reports and from the Guardian Project, which counts people killed by police in the US. The July 5th and 6th police shootings of Philando Castile, 32, and Alton Sterling, 37, are not included because there is a dispute over whether they were armed or not. Here are the 27 as of July 6, 2016:

  1. July 4, 2016 – Delrawn Small, 37 – Brooklyn, NY.
  2. June 25, 2016 – Rodrigo Guardiola, 36 – Gainesville, Georgia
  3. June 21, 2016  – Pedro Cruz-Amado, 24  – Lawndale, North Carolina
  4. June 19, 2016 – Clarence Howard, 25 – Palm Bay, Florida
  5. June 18, 2016 – Antwun Shumpert, 37 – Tupelo, Mississippi
  6. June 7, 2016 – Omar Villagomez, 21 – Turlock, California
  7. May 26, 2016 – Devonte Gates, 21 – East St Louis, Illinois
  8. May 25, 2016 – Doll Pierre-Louis, 24Miami Gardens, Florida
  9. May 22, 2016 – Vernell Bing Jr., 22 – Jacksonville, Florida
  10. May 22, 2016  – Michael Wilson Jr., 27 – Hallandale Beach, Florida
  11. May 19, 2016 – Jessica Williams, 29  – San Francisco, California
  12. May 19, 2016 – Jeremias Cruz, 30 – North Las Vegas, Nevada
  13. April 28, 2016 – Ashtian Barnes, 25 – Houston, Texas
  14. April 23, 2016 – Willie Tillman, 33 – Fayetteville, Arkansas
  15. April 23, 2016 – Demarcus Semer, 21 – Fort Pierce, Florida
  16. April 5, 2016 – Kevin Hicks, 44 – Indianapolis, Indiana
  17. March 16, 2016 – Cristian Medina, 23 – Los Angeles, California
  18. March 13, 2016 – Jose Cruz, 16 – Addison, Texas
  19. March 12, 2016 – Peter Gaines, 35 – Houston, Texas
  20. March 12, 2016 – Marco Loud, 20 – Houston, Texas
  21. March 7, 2016 – Daniel Chavez, 41 – Carlsbad, New Mexico
  22. Feb. 24, 2016 – Christopher Davis, 21 – East Troy, Wisconsin
  23. Feb. 13, 2016 – Dyzhawn Perkins, 19 – Arvonia, Virginia
  24. Feb. 13, 2016 – Calin Roquemore, 24 – Beckville, Texas
  25. Feb. 9, 2016 – Gustavo Najera, 22 – Anaheim, California
  26. Feb. 8, 2016 – David Joseph, 17 – Austin, Texas
  27. Feb. 4, 2016 – Antronie Scott, 36 – San Antonio, Texas.

 

 

 

 

 

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