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‘Not handling the pandemic well’: Man fires AK-47 at cops after refusing to wear mask in cigar store

Adam Michael Zaborowski, 35, of Slatington, Penn., is charged with 31 crimes across two counties, including seven counts of attempted murder of a police officer, authorities say. Zaborowski is accused of shooting at a cigar store clerk over a mask dispute Friday and opening fire on state troopers the following morning during his arrest.





Coronavirus: Cop fired for Facebook comments lamenting lack of black people killed by virus

Steven Aucoin, who was a police officer in Kaplan, Louisiana, was fired May 15, hours after posting comments indicating it was "unfortunate" more black people have not been killed by the virus. A recent study shows the black population is dying of the virus at a rate 3.57 higher than the white population


Coronavirus: Man charged after wiping nose on Dollar Tree clerk who asked him to wear mask

Howard Gomoll, 68, of Argentine Township, Michigan, was charged Monday with assault and battery after tipsters recognized him on store surveillance footage released by the Holly Police Department. The Dollar Tree incident took place the day after a Flint security guard was killed following an argument with a Family Dollar customer who refused to wear a mask.



Colorado fire medic who volunteered to help New York through pandemic dies of COVID-19

The body of Paul Cary, 66, arrived home in Colorado Sunday night, three days after he succumbed to COVID-19 in a New York City hospital. Cary, a longtime Aurora firefighter and paramedic before his 2010 retirement, was working with a private ambulance company when he volunteered in March to travel to New York to help relieve overwhelmed first responders there.


3 charged after Family Dollar security guard shot, killed over COVID-19 face mask requirement

A woman, her son and her husband have been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Calvin Munerlyn, 43, of Flint, who was shot in the back of the head after refusing to allow the woman to shop without wearing a face mask, authorities said. Sharmel Lashe Teague was in custody Monday evening but the other two suspects, Ramonyea Travon Bishop, 23, Larry Edward Teague, 44, were being sought by police.



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