Galery & News for Charleena Lyles


Seattle woman killed by police while children were home after

19 Jun 2017 The death of Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother in Seattle, has sparked outrage over excessive police force against black Americans.
Source: www.theguardian.com

Seattle police review finds fatal shooting of Charleena Lyles was

15 Nov 2017 The Seattle Police Department's Force Review Board has found the fatal shooting of Charleena Lyles by two officers in June to be reasonable, proportional and within policy, according to sources familiar with the decision. The board's unanimous vote occurred during a meeting Tuesday that began at 9 a.m.
Source: www.seattletimes.com

Officer who shot Charleena Lyles suspended for 2 days for not

9 Feb 2018 A Seattle police officer who did not have his Taser with him when he was involved in the fatal shooting of Charleena Lyles has been suspended for two days without pay for violating department policy. Interim Police Chief Carmen Best imposed the discipline Friday on Officer Jason Anderson, one of two
Source: www.seattletimes.com

Seattle police officers had no viable alternatives when they fatally

9 Dec 2017 The panel found the shooting consistent with department training and policy. A Lyles family lawyer was critical: “The same events that led to Charleena Lyles's death could happen again tomorrow, and there is no plan underway to make that outcome less likely.”
Source: www.seattletimes.com

Inquest into fatal police shooting of Charleena Lyles set for April 16

13 Nov 2017 Scheduling and other preliminary matters were discussed Monday in a hearing held before King County District Court Judge Susan Mahoney.
Source: www.seattletimes.com

Charleena Lyles' alleged threat to kill boy wasn't reported to police

25 Oct 2017 Employees of the apartment where Charleena Lyles lived learned she had allegedly threatened to kill a 10-year-old boy with a knife sometime in May, according to investigative records. Lyles was fatally shot by two Seattle officers June 18 in her apartment.
Source: www.seattletimes.com

Charleena Lyles | The Seattle Times

Coverage of the shooting of Charleena Lyles by Seattle police.
Source: www.seattletimes.com

Charleena Lyles Wrongful Death Suit Uncertain After Father Found

2 Nov 2017 In September, attorneys representing the estate of Charleena Lyles, a pregnant African American mother of four who was fatally shot by two Seattle police officers in June, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the two officers who killed her. Today the future of this wrongful death suit became uncertain after
Source: www.thestranger.com

Seattle Police Who Shot Pregnant Black Woman Charleena Lyles

11 Dec 2017 The two white police officers who fatally shot Charleena Lyles, a pregnant black woman, in front of her young children after she pulled a knife on them had no other options except to fire at her, according to a newly released Seattle police report. The Force Review Board, a panel of Seattle Police Department
Source: www.newsweek.com

Best of 2017: Who was Charleena Lyles? Family, court records paint

29 Dec 2017 An image of Charleena Lyles is seen at the site of a vigil in front of Brettler Family Place 3, where she was killed by Seattle Police Department officers. Credit: Lilly A. Fowler/Crosscut. This week Crosscut is running some of our best stories of the year, as selected both by our editors and by popularity with
Source: crosscut.com

Officers who killed Charleena Lyles won't face charges | KIRO-TV

16 Nov 2017 The two Seattle Police officers who shot and killed Charleena Lyles acted “reasonably” and within department policy and training, according to the department's Force Review Board, The Seattle Times
Source: www.kiro7.com

Why review board found Charleena Lyles shooting justified | KUOW

11 Dec 2017 An attorney for the family of Charleena Lyles says a police review board's finding that Seattle officers acted within department policy when they shot her.
Source: kuow.org

Dashcam footage shows cops interaction with Charleena Lyles

Dashcam footage and audio shows Seattle cops interacting with Charleena Lyles before she was fatally shot.
Source: www.dailymail.co.uk