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Man Cops Killed With Arms Raised May Have Had Knife

Sheriff says authorities are working on getting second video enhanced

(Newser) - Authorities believe the Texas man fatally shot by deputies last week while holding his arms up was holding a knife at the time, Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau said today. One video of the incident appears to show Gilbert Flores, 41, holding up his hands, but one hand is obscured... More »

Man Shot With Arms Raised Threatened 'Suicide by Cop'

2nd video, not yet released, shows better view of incident: DA

(Newser) - Minutes before two police officers shot and killed 41-year-old Gilbert Flores in San Antonio on Friday, a 911 dispatcher said the suspect was "threatening suicide by cop." Officers arrived at a home after reports of a 38-year-old woman with a head injury and a 2-month-old child with a... More »

In 'Troubling' Video, Cops Kill Suspect With Arms Raised

San Antonio police say there's more than meets the eye

(Newser) - A disturbing video shot Friday in Texas appears to show the fatal police shooting of a suspect while his arms are raised in surrender. The KSAT video , which runs more than four minutes and was shot from a distance, shows two Bexar County Sheriff deputies, Greg Vasquez and Robert Sanchez,... More »

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