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Some claims allowed in Tshamba club shooting suit

A federal judge has decided which claims against Baltimore officials can go forward in a lawsuit over the shooting of an Iraq war veteran by an off-duty officer outside a nightclub. Judge Richard Bennett granted the dismissal of state claims ...

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Lawyers give closing arguments in Tshamba murder trial

Attorneys in the murder trial of Baltimore police officer Gahiji Tshamba offered their closing arguments Thursday morning, each trying to convince the judge of their version of events that led the 15-year veteran to shoot Tyrone Brown, a former Marine, ...

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Tshamba testifies he was being overpowered by Marine before shooting

Baltimore police officer Gahiji Tshamba took the stand in his murder trial Wednesday and testified that he shot Tyrone Brown in the early morning hours of June 5, 2010, but only after Brown assaulted a woman and Tshamba and then ...

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Defense portrays Brown, not Tshamba, as aggressor (access required)

In each of the first three days of the murder trial of Baltimore police officer Gahiji Tshamba, the prosecution called an eyewitness who testified it was the off-duty officer who aggressively escalated the confrontation with a former Marine behind a ...

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Prosecution rests in Tshamba murder trial (access required)

The murder prosecution of police officer Gahiji Tshamba rested Monday afternoon, concluding a three-day presentation that showed what can happen when alcohol, testosterone and a gun are combined, and setting the stage for the defense’s counter-narrative in Baltimore City Circuit ...

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Witness in Tshamba trial: Marine begged officer not to shoot

Both before and after Baltimore Police Officer Gahiji Tshamba shot Tyrone Brown in the early morning hours of June 5, 2010, the off-duty officer talked about “disrespect,” the first witness in his murder trial testified Wednesday. He used that word ...

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