Thursday, December 8, 2016

Ronald D. Williams Jr., shot and killed by a Weirton Police Officer


1 apparently armed black man killed by police officer who did not shoot was fired May 6, 2016 Ronald D. Williams Jr., shot and killed by a Weirton Police Officer  Stephen Mader, a 25-year-old Marine Corps veteran confronted a black man who his girlfriend told 911 was armed with a gun and intended to commit suicide by cop by threatening the police. The gun was later found to be not loaded. Mader hesitated to shoot because he suspect did not aim the gun at him, but backup police who showed up shot him after he started waving the gun at officers. Mader was later fired for reasons authorities said were not all related to the shooting. Fox News headlines later said "West Virginia officer says he was fired for not shooting armed black m an" On December 8, 2016 story was featured by NPR radio story

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Sep 13, 2016 - News; Videos; Live Chat; Wikipedia; Local. Navigate to. .... The armed man, Ronald D. Williams Jr., was reportedly looking for a “suicide from a.


West Virginia officer says he was fired for not shooting armed black man
www.foxnews.com/.../west-virginia-officer-says-was-fired-for-not-shooting-armed-blac...Sep 14, 2016 - Then-Weirton police officer Stephen Mader was involved in a heated exchange with Ronald D. ...... How many of those shot a black man?

Military-Trained Police May Be Less Hasty To Shoot, But That Got This …
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"And I say, 'Show me your hands,' and he's like, 'Naw, I can't do that,' " Mader tells NPR. "I said ... Stephen Mader, a 25-year-old Marine Corps veteran and …

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Sep 11, 2016 - weirton0518 Ronald D. Williams Jr., shot and killed by a Weirton ... then-Weirton police officer Stephen Mader found himself confronting an ...

Weirton city manager says officer let go for other incidents, not for ...
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Sep 14, 2016 - Ronald D. Williams Jr., shot and killed by a Weirton police officer May 6 ... how the city fired Stephen Mader because he failed to shoot Ronald ...

West Virginia officer says he was fired for not shooting armed black ...
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West Virginia Officer Stephen Mader Reportedly Fired For Not ...
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Sep 13, 2016 - Weirton, West Virginia - Weirton Police Officer Stephen Mader was reportedly fired after he did not shoot an armed suspect during a May 6th ...

Fired for not shooting, West Virginia cop breaks silence — RT America
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Sep 13, 2016 - Two other officers arrived and killed the man, whose gun was not loaded. ... Stephen Mader, 25, answered a call on May 6 from a distraught ...

West Virginia cop fired for not killing a man with an unloaded gun ...
https://www.washingtonpost.com/.../west-virginia-cop-fired-for-not-killing-a-man-with-...Sep 12, 2016 - After responding to a report of a domestic incident on May 6 in Weirton, W.Va., then-Weirton police officer Stephen Mader found himself ...

Weirton police respond to story about officer's firing after shooting ...
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Sep 14, 2016 - The former officer, identified in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette as Stephen Mader, was terminated in June. In the article, published Sunday, Mader ...