I Am Sean Bell, Black boys (between the ages of 11 and 13), along with their parents, speak about the brutal murder of Sean Bell by police officers,…
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The gunman who survived at least 21 bullet wounds in a Harlem
shootout with cops probably broke a record, a forensic expert said Sunday.
“I would say more than 20 gunshot wounds is a record,” said Dr. Vincent DiMaio, 69, a forensic pathologist and author of “Gunshot Wounds: Practical Aspects of Firearms, Ballistics, and Forensic Techniques.”
The NY Post Reports:
A cop involved in the fatal shooting of Sean Bell on his wedding day is now suing the dead man’s estate — claiming Bell drunkenly assaulted and badly injured him with a car right before the hail of police gunfire that brought the unarmed man down. Continue reading
Rachel Noerdlinger’s low profile about town belies her high impact.
A publicist and president of Noerdlinger Media, the 39-year-old Harlem resident is also media adviser to the Rev. Al Sharpton and executive vice president of Sharpton’s National Action Network.
That role put her at the table as Sharpton’s group developed battle strategies for everything from the police shooting of Sean Bell to shock jock Don Imus’ insult of the Rutgers women’s basketball team.
She was Sharpton’s press secretary during his quixotic 2004 presidential campaign.
“Rachel is never at a lost for ideas, even in the rough patches,” said Sharpton. “She’s tenacious, she’s energetic. She’s one of the few people I have met who has the same kind of work ethic that I have.
Harlem Rev. Al Sharpton was arrested at the Brooklyn Bridge on Wednesday as he and hundreds of demonstrators blocked traffic to protest the acquittal of three detectives in the 50-bullet shooting of an unarmed black man on his wedding day. Continue reading
The following is a statement by NYC Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. following a meeting in Queens with congressional leaders about the verdict in the Sean Bell case… Continue reading
With calls to shut down the city, hundreds of demonstrators launched the start of what could be a long series of protests following the acquittal of three New York City Detectives in the shooting death of Sean Bell… Continue reading
The fiancee of Sean Bell, in her first public words since the acquittals of three police detectives charged in the fatal shooting of her fiance, said “the justice system let me down” and pledged to seek redress in further legal action… Continue reading
Three NYPD detectives were acquitted of all charges Friday in the 50-shot killing of an unarmed groom-to-be on his wedding day, a case that put the NYPD at the center of another dispute involving allegations of excessive firepower…