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A St. Louis, Missouri cop who was arrested for killing his fellow officer during a game of Russian roulette may have forced the woman to participate in the dangerous game.

Nathaniel Hendren is accused of fatally shooting fellow police officer Katlyn Alix in the early morning hours of Jan. 24, according to PEOPLE.

Alix, 24, and Hendren, 29, were allegedly drinking in Hendren's apartment when the gun went off, killing Alix.

According to a probable cause statement obtained by PEOPLE, Hendren emptied the gun before putting "one cartridge back into the cylinder."

The two then took turns pointing the gun at each other and pulling the trigger, the probable cause statement says.

At one point, Hendren pointed the gun at Alix and the gun discharged, striking her in the chest, the report says.

Alix, a patrol officer in her second year on the force, was pronounced dead upon arrival at a hospital.

Hendren's law enforcement partner, Patrick Riordan, who was also in the apartment that morning, were both on duty when Alix was killed. Alix was off-duty.

Alix's mother Aimee Lynn Wahlers, filed a wrongful death lawsuit in St. Louis Circuit Court on Wednesday.

The lawsuit alleges that Hendren forced other women to play the deadly game in the past, the AP and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch report.

The lawsuit also alleges Hendren forced ex-girlfriends to engage in sexual activity that involved firearms, the suit says.

Wahlers says the city should have known that Hendren allegedly had a psychiatric history before hiring him, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Hendren, who is free on $100K bond, pleaded not guilty to first-degree manslaughter. He has been suspended from the police force and is currently awaiting trial.

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The Dallas Police Department released a mugshot of one of two suspects arrested in connection with the murder of Joshua Brown, a key witness in the Amber Guyger murder trial.

Police say Jacquerious Mitchell, 20, is one of three men who drove more than 300 miles from Alexandria, Louisiana to buy 12 pounds of marijuana from Brown on Friday, Oct. 4.

The men met Brown in the parking lot of his upscale apartment complex at the 4600 block of Cedar Springs Road on Friday night.

An argument ensued and Brown shot Mitchell in the chest before one of the men shot Brown twice, killing him. Mitchell is under police guard in an intensive care unit at a Dallas hospital.

Brown, 28, was killed just 10 days after he testified in Guyger's murder trial. The former Dallas cop was convicted of murdering 26-year-old accountant Botham Jean in his own apartment. Guyger is serving 10 years in prison.

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Mitchell's uncle, 32-year-old Michael Mitchell, pictured top right, is also in police custody. A third suspect, 22-year-old Thaddeous Green, pictured bottom right remains at large.

Investigators served a search warrant on Brown's apartment and found 12 pounds of marijuana and over $4,100 in cash.

Brown was previously sentenced to 18 months in prison for felony drug possession in 2016. He feared for his life after he was shot in the foot outside a nightclub in 2017. A man who was with him was shot and killed.

The gunman who shot Brown and his friend is free on bond.

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A second suspect has been arrested in the ambush murder of Joshua Brown, a key witness in the Amber Guyger murder trial in Dallas, Texas.

Police say Brown, 28, was shot to death during a drug deal that went horribly wrong on Friday night. He was killed 10 days after he testified against Guyger, a former Dallas police officer who is currently serving 10 years in prison for murdering Botham Jean, 26.

Just 2 days after Guyger's trial ended, Brown was killed by three men who, police say, drove from Alexandria, Louisiana to buy 12 pounds of marijuana from him.

During his testimony, Brown admitted to previously serving time for a felony drug conviction.

The three men met Brown in the parking lot of his apartment complex. An argument ensued and Brown shot one of the men before he was shot twice. Brown was rushed to Parkland Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Police say Michael Mitchell, 32, has been arrested in Brown's murder. Another suspect, Jacquerious Mitchell, 20, is in intensive care in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the chest.

Police are searching for the third suspect, Thaddeous Green, 22, of Louisiana.

Dallas police denied Brown's death was linked to the Guyger trial, and the police department vigorously denied rumors of retaliation or assassination.

During a press conference to announce the arrests, Dallas Police Assistant Chief Avery Moore rebuked "community leaders" for spreading rumors.

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Police executed a search warrant at Brown's apartment after his murder. They found 12 pounds of marijuana and over $4,100 in cash.

Brown reportedly feared for his life after he was shot in the foot outside a nightclub in 2017. A friend who was with him was shot and killed.

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Joshua Brown, the Amber Guyger witness who was gunned down on Friday night in Dallas, was set to testify in a wrongful death lawsuit against the Dallas Police Department when he was killed.

Brown, 28, gave key testimony against Guyger, 31, on day 2 of her murder trial for killing Botham Jean, 26. She was convicted of murder and sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Brown was shot to death 2 days after Guyger was sentenced.

Jean's mother is suing the city, citing the Dallas Police Department for failure to properly train Guyger.

The attorney for the Jean family, S. Lee Merritt, stopped just short of accusing the police of assassinating Brown.

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"It is a possibility," Merritt said. "I don't have any evidence other than the timing, but I am not ruling anything out. But what I do know is that Joshua was targeted. This was an assassination. He pulled into his parking lot and he was shot. The perpetrators fled. They didn't steal anything from him."

Witnesses reported seeing a silver four-door sedan speeding out of the parking lot after the shooting.

"This is a kid who had no gang ties, there was no lover's quarrel," said Merritt. "He was an AirBnB host and roofer. All the usual suspects of crime, drugs and sex are simply not there."

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Friends remember Joshua Brown, Botham Jean's neighbor, who was killed after he testified at Guyger's murder trial.

Dallas police responded to reports of gunshots at the 4600 block of Cedar Springs Road around 10:30 pm on Friday. They found Brown unresponsive on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds.

Witnesses reported seeing a silver four-door sedan speeding out of the parking lot.

Brown was rushed to Parkland Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

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Brown, 28, was gunned down about 5 miles from the South Side Flats complex in Dallas where he previously lived across the hall from Jean.

Brown was a defensive back for the University of South Florida. His former teammates were stunned to learn of his murder just 10 days after he testified against former Dallas cop Amber Guyger at her murder trial.

"He was a passionate individual," former USF offensive lineman Kofi Amichia told a reporter via text message Saturday evening. "A guy that always spoke his mind no matter what, and one of the funniest guys at USF. Could make anybody laugh."

Brown was a native of Lancaster, Texas, who transferred to USF in 2012 from an Arizona junior college.

He played in 8 games for USF in 2012. But he suffered a career-ending injury when he tore his Achilles tendon before the start of the 2013 season.

Former Bulls cornerback Kayvon Webster described Brown as athletic and competitive.

"Just sucks to see another brother lose their life so young," Webster said.

Twitter activist Shaun King announced a $100,000 reward for information leading to Brown's killers.

Brown testified on day 2 of Guyger's murder trial. His testimony was key because it conflicted with Guyger's claim that she shot "an intruder" after he refused her verbal commands.

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Brown broke down in tears on the witness stand when he recalled hearing the 26-year-old accountant singing gospel music in his apartment every morning.

Civil rights attorney Lee Merritt, who represents the Jean family, tweeted that Brown was "ambushed" and shot "at close range" in the mouth and chest as he got out of his car at his apartment complex on Friday night.

His tweet sparked rampant rumors that Brown's murder was in retaliation for his testimony in court.

Merritt later clarified that he didn't know where Brown was shot. But he hinted that Brown may have been targeted for testifying against Guyger, 31.

"Brown lived in constant fear that he could be the next victim of gun violence, either state sanctioned or otherwise. We have more work to do deal with the constant threats to our community both from within and without," Merritt said on Saturday.

"Brown deserves the same justice he sought to ensure the Jean family. The Dallas County criminal justice system must mobilized to identify his killer and see that he is held accountable for this murder," he added.

Merritt said he spoke with Brown's mother and that she is "devastated."

Dallas County prosecutor Jason Hermus, praised Brown on Saturday, saying he was "brave" to testify. Hermus said more people should be like him.

"He bravely came forward to testify when others wouldn't," said Hermus. "If we had more people like him, we would have a better world."
 

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Botham Jean's neighbor, Joshua Brown, who testified against former Dallas officer Amber Guyger at her murder trial was found shot to death in a Dallas, Texas parking lot on Friday night.

According to the Dallas Morning News, multiple witnesses flagged down police officers on Friday night and reported hearing gunshots at an apartment complex near Dallas' Medical District.

Police found Brown unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds in a parking lot in the 4600 block of Cedar Springs Rd.

Brown was transported to Parkland Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Brown's apartment was located directly across from Botham Jean's apartment at South Side Flats apartments. Brown testified that he was in the hallway on the night of Sept. 6, 2018, when he heard two voices talking at the same time followed by 2 gunshots.

Guyger had just returned home after working a 13-hour shift when she entered the wrong apartment and shot Jean to death.

Brown broke down and cried when he recalled hearing Jean singing gospel music inside his apartment every morning.

Guyger was convicted of murder on Tuesday and sentenced to 10 years in prison on Wednesday.

Brown's death sparked rumors of retaliation for testifying against the former Dallas police officer.

Lee Merritt, a civil rights attorney who represents the Jean family, said Brown's murder "underscores the reality of the black experience in America."

He said Brown lived in constant fear for his life.

"Brown lived in constant fear that he could be the next victim of gun violence," Merritt wrote on Facebook. "Brown deserves the same justice he sought to ensure the Jean family."
 

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A Detroit woman faces attempted murder charges after shooting her life partner 11 times, including 4 times in the vagina.

Police have not formally charged Tiffany Wallace, but she is being held without bond after shooting Airrion Wallace 11 times on Monday morning.

Wallace said Tiffany Wallace shot her after she asked for a divorce after 12 years of marriage.

In an interview with Fox 2 News from her hospital bed, Wallace said she asked for a divorce after she caught Tiffany with another woman.

"Because I can handle a lot of things but I cannot handle infidelity," she told Fox 2.

"She shot me four times in my vagina, four times in my leg, three times in my stomach," Wallace said.

"She wanted me to die because she has always felt if she can't have me, no one can have me."

She said she stayed conscious long enough to stumble outside and ask neighbors for help.

"I had to gather as much strength as I could, to get down my stairs and get outside, because the neighbors had heard it," she said. "As soon as I opened the door there was already people out there. I said, 'Please can you call the police.'"

Police arrested Tiffany Wallace outside her home. She told police she shot Wallace in self-defense, according to Fox 2.

The family uploaded graphic photos to a Gofundme account to raise money for Wallace's hospital bills.
 

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A$AP Rocky's Swedish lawyer was the victim of a suspected hit in Stockholm, Sweden on Friday morning.

Prominent attorney Henrik Olsson Lilja was shot twice - in the head and chest - as he left his apartment building in downtown Stockholm around 9 a.m. this morning.

Lilja initially represented Rocky when he was arrested for assaulting an Afghan migrant in Sweden.

Neighbors saw a man jump out of a SUV and wrestle with Lilja in the hallway of his building before he shot the lawyer and sped off in the waiting SUV.

Police have a suspect in custody - a woman who was previously banned from contacting Lilja. The gunman is still at large.

Lilja's condition is unknown. He was conscious and speaking with first responders before being rushed to a hospital.

A witness told the media the prominent attorney was bleeding from a gunshot wound to his face. He told police "it hurts".

"It was very bloody," said the witness.

Police don't believe the shooting is connected with Rocky's assault case.

Rocky was found guilty of assault last month after serving two months in a Swedish detention center. He was given a 2 year suspended sentence and allowed to return to the U.S.

U.S. President Donald Trump is still waiting for Rocky to thank him for helping to secure his release from jail.

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A 14-year-old boy has confessed to killing all 5 members of his family. The shootings occurred about 10:30 p.m. Monday in the tiny town of Elkmont, Alabama.

Police responding to the small one-story home found 3 people deceased and two others suffering from gunshot wounds. An adult and 2 minors were dead at the scene. Another adult and a minor were airlifted to a hospital, where they later died.

The boy initially told a dispatcher he heard gunshots upstairs. He later confessed to shooting his father, stepmother, and three siblings.

The teenager called 911, saying he was in the basement and heard gunshots upstairs, according to WHNT-TV. The teen's grandmother said that she recently lived in the family's basement," but she moved out of the home. She said the deceased were her only family in the area.

Family members of the stepmother were distraught at the scene, according to the television station.

The sheriff said the boy was assisting in the search of the 9mm handgun that he threw away after the shooting.

The boy is being held in a juvenile detention center in Elkmont, a town with a population of 500 residents, about a 45 minute drive northwest of Huntsville, Alabama.

The sheriff said it is unclear if the boy will be charged as an adult.

Simone Biles is keeping a low profile after her brother's arrest on murder charges. Biles' boyfriend, Stacey Ervin Jr., posted an inspirational message about his sweetheart's family tragedy.

Biles' brother, Tevin Biles-Thomas, 24, was arrested and charged with murder in connection with a triple homicide at an AirBnB party in Cleveland eight months ago. He is being held in a Florida jail without bond while awaiting extradition back to Ohio.

Biles-Thomas is accused of killing three people after a fight broke out at a party in a $155 per night AirBnB apartment above a pizza parlor in January.

Biles-Thomas was arrested on Thursday at Fort Stewart in Georgia, where he was on active duty with the U.S. Army.

Biles’ boyfriend, Ervin Jr., is featured very prominently in numerous photos on her Instagram account.

He spoke out about the family tragedy in an IG post on Friday.

"The strongest people I’ve ever met have not been given an easier life," he wrote. "They've learned to create strength and happiness from dark places."

Biles, who is on tour, posted the above image which she captioned, "Missing you a lil extra today," to which Ervin, a gymnast turned pro wrestler, replied, "I miss you too babe I'll see you very soon!"

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