Posts tagged with "Kevin Davis"

DeKalb County Grand Jury recommends no indictments in officer shooting deaths

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 29, 2015

This story has been updated.  A DeKalb County Grand Jury has completed its recommended against indicting officers who shot suspects while in the line of duty, but did request additional information about one of the five cases it reviewed. The report, released Thursday afternoon, recommends no indictments in the shooting deaths of: – Eddie Ball […]

Protests in Decatur against DeKalb police shooting

Posted by March 11, 2015

Protesters marched through the streets of downtown Decatur Wednesday night, demonstrating against a recent DeKalb County police shooting. Marchers were protesting the death of 27-year-old Anthony Hill. The unarmed and naked man was shot by a DeKalb County police officer outside of his Chamblee apartment complex Monday. An organization called Rise Up organized protests in Decatur Square […]

Colleagues of Kevin Davis search for closure

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 17, 2015

This story has been updated.  Mark Scarbrough, the general manager of Decatur Bikes, had a dream about Kevin Davis the other night. Davis died on Dec. 31, cuffed to a hospital bed at Grady Hospital. He lingered there for two days after a DeKalb Police officer shot him. But in Scarbrough’s dream, Davis was very […]

DeKalb Sheriff’s Office clarifies its response in Kevin Davis case

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 12, 2015

Law enforcement agencies in DeKalb County are taking a hard look at how officers handled the shooting and subsequent death of Kevin Davis. Now the DeKalb Sheriff’s Office is saying its officers did not deny family members access to Davis in the hospital because they did not ask them for access. “At no time during Mr. […]

GBI asked to investigate death of Kevin Davis

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 9, 2015

This story has been updated.  The DeKalb County Police Department has formally asked the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to review the circumstances surrounding the death of Kevin Davis. Davis’ family and their supporters say the announcement was in response to their plans for a Monday morning protest at DeKalb Police headquarters. The protest has been cancelled. […]

UPDATED – DeKalb Police defend actions of officer who shot Kevin Davis

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 6, 2015

DeKalb County Police officials on Friday addressed a growing controversy over the shooting death of Kevin Davis on Dec. 29. An officer responding to a 911 call at an apartment at 100 Pinetree Circle shot Davis, who died at Grady Hospital on Dec. 31. Davis worked at Sawicki’s in downtown Decatur. Davis’ family members have claimed they were denied […]

Family searches for answers a month after DeKalb Police shooting

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 4, 2015

Kevin Davis’ family says he didn’t deserve what happened to him. On Dec. 29 Davis, who worked at Sawicki’s in downtown Decatur according to Creative Loafing, was shot by a DeKalb County Police Officer responding to a 911 call. Davis had a gun at the time, but the circumstances surrounding his death are far from […]

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