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A security guard pulled out his cell phone when a thief rode a bicycle into a San Francisco Walgreens and filled a large trash bag with merchandise.

The incident happened at the Walgreens on the corner of Gough and Fell Streets in very liberal San Francisco.

Shoplifting is so routine in stores in San Francisco, California, that employees don't attempt to stop thieves.

The police stopped answering shoplifting calls after a 2014 ballot referendum downgraded property theft of less than $950 to a misdemeanor.

ABC7 reporter Lyanne Melendez tweeted a video of the shoplifting occurring in full view of a security guard who filmed the incident on his cell phone.

The security guard made a half-hearted attempt to grab the shopping bag stuffed full of goods as the thief cycled by.

According to the New York Times, Walgreens has closed 17 of its stores due to rampant theft in San Francisco.

Ahsha Safaí, a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, said thieves shoplift out of the Walgreens, then sell the goods on the street right around the corner from the store.

"Half of Walgreens was on the sidewalk. I'm not kidding," Safaí said. "I was blown away. I’ve never seen anything like it in this city."

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The GBI identified the suspect who fatally shot a supermarket cashier and wounded a reserve deputy during an argument over wearing a face mask.

Victor Lee Tucker Jr., 30, of Palmetto, Georgia, got into a heated argument with an unnamed female cashier at the Big Bear supermarket on Candler Road in Decatur just after 1 p.m. on Monday.

The argument was over Tucker's refusal to wear a face mask in the store, DeKalb sheriff's office spokeswoman Cynthia Williams confirmed to AJC.com.

Authorities said Tucker left the store then immediately returned and shot the cashier in the head. She was rushed to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

A reserve deputy who was working part-time as a security guard in the store heard the commotion and confronted the suspect. The deputy and the suspect were both shot during an exchange of gunfire.

The officer was transported to Atlanta Medical Center where he is listed in critical condition. Tucker was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta where he is in stable condition.

A bullet grazed a second cashier who was treated at the scene by medics.

Tucker was arrested by responding officers as he tried to crawl out of the supermarket. He is well-known to store employees who say he has mental problems.

The GBI is leading the shooting investigation.

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Masks are not mandated in Georgia and many residents don't wear masks. However, private businesses still mandate masks as part of their store policy.

A sign outside the grocery store advises shoppers to wear a mask inside the store, but some shoppers disregard the signage.

The unidentified grocery store owner told a reporter he is considering banning guns inside the store.

Off-duty law enforcement moonlight at grocery stores in Georgia due to ongoing arguments over face masks.

Decatur is a suburb about 6 miles east of downtown Atlanta.
 

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Floyd Mayweather is offering $100,000 for information on the crooks who burglarized one of his Las Vegas mansions while he was in Florida on business.

Floyd took to Instagram early Saturday morning to plead for help after his mansion was robbed of "valuable handbags and other belongings of substantial value."

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"One's home is their sanctuary, place of peace, relaxation and comfort. When someone violates that sanctuary, it is disturbing and hurtful," he wrote in a post, alongside a bag filled with cash.

"One of my homes was burglarized in Las Vegas. They stole many valuable handbags and other belongings of substantial value. I am offering at least $100,000.00 reward for information that leads to the return of my belongings. The level of disrespect and greed it takes for someone to do this is unfathomable. Thank you for [sic] to anyone who comes forward with any information. God bless."

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The semi-retired boxing champion is known for showing off his wealth on social media. There was little sympathy for him on the same platforms where he flaunts his diamonds and cars.

Floyd is expected to pocket about $35 million from his boxing exhibition with YouTuber Logan Paul that ended without a knockdown last week.
 

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Two 15-year-olds have been arrested and charged with shooting a security guard at Lenox Square Mall in Atlanta.

The shooting occurred outside the Apple store near the mall entrance at 3393 Peachtree Road around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Cellphone video shows two armed suspects wearing all black and face masks attempting to rob a male guard in his 40s.

The guard appeared to be luring the two suspects away from the Apple store toward the parking lot when they opened fire.

According to 11 Alive News, the guard is hospitalized in critical condition with at least two gunshot wounds.

After the shooting, police combed the area and located the two suspects at the nearby Westin Buckhead Atlanta Hotel. Police say the suspects, a boy and a girl, were arrested at the scene.

The suspects are charged with attempted murder, armed robbery, tampering with evidence, possession of a firearm, and a laundry list of other charges.

Police recovered two firearms that may have been used in the shooting.

Atlanta is crippled by an unprecedented crime wave after out of towners burned and looted Atlanta during the Covid-19 pandemic last year.

Lenox Mall has been the scene of multiple shootings and incidences of violence since last year.

The Simon Property is located across the street from upscale Phipps Plaza, also a Simon Property. The company installed metal detectors at the entrances of both malls.

The response to the crime wave has been weakened by the lack of law enforcement as many police officers turned in their badges following last year's riots.

As a result of the criticism, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced her decision not to seek reelection.

According to sources within the mayor's office, she is moving to another state to accept a lucrative position in the private sector.
 

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A man who allegedly shot his 6-year-old neighbor and was released on $10,000 bond is back in police custody after public outcry.

Ryan Le-Nguyen allegedly shot 6-year-old Coby Daniel after yelling at the child for playing in his yard on June 6 in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

A judge released Le-Nguyen from jail on $10,000 bond, sparking public backlash and generating global headlines.

Le-Nguyen turned himself in to police on Thursday after his bail was increased to a $100,000 cash bond. Le-Nguyen is required to pay the full amount of the bail.

Coby, who was shot in the arm, is expected to recover fully. He told police he went into Le-Nguyen's yard to retrieve his bicycle and Le-Nguyen attempted to hit him with a sledgehammer.

"He tried hitting me with a sledgehammer but that's not going to work because I'm too fast," Coby told FOX 2 News.

Surveillance video obtained by FOX 2 showed the boy yelp in pain after a gunshot is heard.

The boy's father, Arnold Daniel, told FOX 2 he is "trying to figure out how he got a bond so low for trying to kill my kid."
 

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Dallas PD

The Texas teenager who allegedly kidnapped and fatally stabbed a 4-year-old boy has been charged with capital murder.

Cash Gernon's body was found on a residential street around 6 a.m. on May 15. Prosecutors say Darriynn Brown kidnapped Cash from his bed and stabbed him to death with an "edged weapon."

Cash and his twin brother, Carter, were in the care of their father's ex-girlfriend, Monica Sherrod, when he was snatched.

Surveillance footage from a baby monitor shows a man who resembles Brown carrying Cash out of the house.

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The Dallas Police Department upgraded Brown's charges to capital murder after forensic evidence linked him to the child.

"Evidence submitted to the lab has been returned linking Darriynn Brown to Cash Gernon at the time of his death," said a statement issued by the Dallas PD.

Brown, 18, reportedly interacted with Cash at Sherrod's home in the days before the murder and was familiar with the family.

A neighbor identified Brown as the same man who broke into his home, attacked him and attempted to kidnap his 2-year-old granddaughter in a separate incident in February.

Brown is charged with burglary and injury to the elderly in that case.

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A man who was allegedly beaten to death by Virginia Tech football player Isimemen Etute had identified himself as a woman on the Tinder dating app.

Etute, 18, was charged with second-degree murder in the fatal beating of Jerry Smith, 40.

Police say Etute and Smith had matched on the dating site Tinder, but Smith identified as a woman named "Angie" on the app.

Smith allegedly used a woman's picture in his profile and asked men to wear a blindfold when they arrived at his apartment.

Etute reportedly went to Smith's apartment on April 10, where "Angie" performed oral sex on him.

Etute's attorney, Jimmy Turk, said his client didn't realize Smith was a man until he returned to the apartment for a second sexual encounter on May 31.

Etute told police he punched Smith repeatedly in the face and continued punching and stomping the victim after he fell to the floor. He said he heard Smith "bubbling and gurgling" and left the apartment without calling the police or medics.

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Smith's body was found in his Blacksburg, Va. apartment on June 1. A coroner determined his death was caused by blunt force trauma to the head and face. The coroner's report noted Smith lost multiple teeth, had multiple skull fractures and every bone in his face was fractured.

Etute, who was suspended from Virginia Tech and the football team, was released on $75,000 bond at his bond hearing on Wednesday. He is allowed to stay with family in Virginia Beach on house arrest and electronic monitoring until his trial in September.

Multiple Virginia Tech players -- most of them wearing Virginia Tech gear -- were in attendance to support Etute at the packed bond hearing.

There are reports that Smith was fired from Blacksburg area bars for sexually harassing young men.

Turk implied that he might use a gay panic defense, which is banned in Virginia and 10 other states. The gay panic ban becomes effective in Virginia on July 1.

"I'm not saying what happened was acceptable, but this was more than someone just showing up to an apartment and punching someone," Turk told the judge.

"Nobody deserves to die, but I don't mind saying, don't pretend you are something that you are not. Don't target or lure anyone under that perception. That's just wrong."

Turk struggled to fight back tears when he asked for bond for his client.

"I've tried more than 100 murder cases in my lifetime, and normally I don't even ask for bail," Turk said with his voice quivering. "If there's ever been a time for someone to be considered for bail, this is it."

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A man who allegedly shot a 6-year-old neighbor and was released on $10,000 bond will return to jail after his bond is canceled.

A prosecuting attorney is seeking to jail 29-year-old Ryan Le-Nguyen, who shot 6-year-old neighbor Coby Daniel in the arm on June 6 in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

Le-Nguyen allegedly shot the child through an open window.

Le-Nguyen was jailed after the shooting incident, but he was released on $10,000 bond on Tuesday and ordered to stay away from his home. He is currently staying with a relative.

"We have filed an immediate emergency motion seeking to cancel the defendant's bond, to return him to custody and to have a new bond hearing at which we can once again advocate for stringent conditions that we believe ensure public safety," said Eli Savit, the Washtenaw County prosecutor.

A hearing on the bond revocation is scheduled for Thursday, June 10, according to the Detroit News.

Coby, who is expected to recover fully, told police he went into Le-Nguyen's yard to retrieve his bicycle and Le-Nguyen attempted to hit him with a sledgehammer for playing in his yard.

Surveillance video obtained by FOX 2 showed the boy yelp in pain after a gunshot is heard.

The boy's father, Arnold Daniel, told FOX 2 he is "trying to figure out how he got a bond so low for trying to kill my kid."

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A Virginia Tech linebacker who allegedly killed a man he thought was a woman will reportedly use the Gay Panic Defense (GPD).

Isimemen Etute, 18, was suspended from the team after he was charged with second-degree murder in the June 2 beating death of Blacksburg, Virginia, resident Jerry Smith, 40.

Prosecutors say Etute allegedly told investigators he went to Smith's apartment on April 10 for oral sex after he was matched with a woman named "Angie" on the Tinder dating app.

He said he returned to Smith's apartment on May 31 for a second sexual encounter after he was matched with another woman on the app, according to Yahoo Sports. However, he became enraged when he discovered the "woman" was actually Smith.

Etute told police he punched Smith five times in the face and stomped the victim multiple times as he lay on the floor. Etute said he heard Smith "bubbling and gurgling" and left the apartment without calling the police or medics.

Smith's body was found in his apartment 2 days later, Yahoo Sports reports.

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According to the county medical examiner, Smith died from blunt force trauma to the head and face. Prosecutors said that Smith lost multiple teeth, had multiple skull fractures and every bone in his face was fractured.

Smith's family called police to conduct a welfare check at his apartment after their phone calls went unanswered.

A family spokesperson described Smith as a proud, openly gay man who worked in the restaurant industry and wouldn't harm a fly.

Etute, who was ranked 29th of Virginia Tech's 2021 recruiting class, appeared at a bond hearing on Wednesday. He was released on $75,000 bail and is allowed to stay with family in Virginia Beach, on house arrest and electronic monitoring, until his trial in September.

Etute's defense attorney, Jimmy Turk, implied that he would use a gay panic defense -- even though the gay panic defense is banned in Virginia.

"I'm not saying what happened was acceptable, but this was more than someone just showing up to an apartment and punching someone," Turk told the judge.

"Nobody deserves to die, but I don't mind saying, don't pretend you are something that you are not. Don't target or lure anyone under that perception. That's just wrong."

Multiple Virginia Tech players were in attendance at the packed bond hearing, according to Yahoo Sports.

The gay panic defense (not to be confused with homosexual panic) is used by defense attorneys to reduce the charge for a client who is accused of assault or murder of a member of the LGBT+ community.

Gay panic occurs when the perpetrator temporarily loses his sanity and becomes extremely upset at a perceived threat to his manhood after the sexual orientation or gender of the victim is revealed.

The National LGBT Bar Association defines the gay panic defense as "a legal strategy which asks a jury to find that a victim's sexual orientation or gender identity is to blame for the defendant's violent reaction, including murder."

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College Park Police said Officer Ivory Morris is in stable condition at Grady hospital in Atlanta after a teenager ran over him with a stolen SUV.

Morris told a WSB-TV reporter he looked directly into the teenagers eyes and chose not to draw his service weapon because he didn't want to kill someone's kid.

Morris said he was moonlighting at a part-time job at 1:30 a.m. Saturday when he received alerts that a stolen vehicle was in his area.

"I said, 'If it comes back to College Park,' I said, 'We on it,'" Morris told WSB.

"I was looking in that kid['s] eyes. I was like, 'I don't want to hurt this kid.' I didn't want to take nobody's kid away from them," Morris said.

He went to the Hilton Garden Inn at Millenium Center and spotted the stolen automobile in the parking lot, WSB-TV reported.

Morris saw a 15-year-old boy standing near the SUV. When the boy spotted Morris, he walked away from the vehicle. The 17-year-old boy behind the wheel sped away in the SUV, as Morris struggled with the 15-year-old.

At some point, the 17-year-old returned, and the 15-year-old jumped on the hood of the SUV -- with Morris still holding him.

"When I was on top of that car, I had my other hand free to reach for the gun. But I said, 'I don't want to. I don't want to pull it,'" Morris told WSB-TV.

The driver jerked the wheel of the SUV, sending both Morris and the boy sprawling on the ground.

Morris said that's when the driver intentionally ran over both of them and sped off.

The officer suffered a fractured leg and other internal injuries. The 15-year-old boy was also injured and hospitalized.

Morris' supervisor said he had every right to use lethal force against the 17-year-old driver who hit him with the SUV, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

Morris said he was willing to sacrifice his life so a mother wouldn't mourn her kid.

"I was thinking, 'These are somebody's kids,'" he said.

The 17-year-old driver is still at large.