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Parents sue Pennsylvania police, local prosecutors for fatal shooting of son Christian Hall

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The parents of Christian Hall, the 19-year-old fatally shot by Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) in December 2020, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the agency and two prosecutors with the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office last Wednesday.

The suit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, accuses PSP officials, Commissioner Robert Evanchick, Monroe County District Attorney David Christine and First Assistant District Attorney Michael Mancuso of protecting the officers that shot Hall by releasing misleading details about the incident.

‘China sent us COVID’: Dr. Oz says he’s not ‘China’s friend’ in Pennsylvania senate ad targeting opponent

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  • Mehmet Oz, better known as the television personality Dr. Oz, has released an ad targeting Pennsylvania Republican Senate primary opponent David McCormick’s hedge fund investments in China.
  • The commercial video narrates: “First, China sent us COVID. Then David McCormick’s hedge fund gave Chinese companies billions… McCormick: China’s friend. Not ours."

Television personality, physician and Pennsylvania Senate candidate Mehmet Oz takes a jab at former hedge fund executive and Republican primary opponent David McCormick with a new ad claiming: “David McCormick [is] China’s friend, not ours.”

Oz, better known as Dr. Oz, uploaded the video, titled “David McCormick China’s Friend Not Ours,” to his official YouTube channel on Jan. 31.

Asian restaurant owner who fatally shot attempted robbery suspect will not face charges

  • The owner of Pennsylvania restaurant Asian Best will not be charged for the fatal shooting of a would-be robber inside his establishment last week, authorities said on Tuesday.
  • The decision came after a week-long investigation, which also included a consultation with the York County District Attorney’s Office.

The owner of an Asian restaurant in York City, Pennsylvania, who shot and killed a would-be robber during an attempted robbery last week, will not face charges.

After a week-long investigation, which included consulting with the York County District Attorney’s Office, the York City Police Department decided not to press charges on the owner of Asian Best. The investigation concluded that the incident was a “justifiable homicide,” FOX45 News reported.

Pennsylvania Asian restaurant shuts down permanently after owner fatally shoots man who attempted robbery

  • Asian Best announced it would permanently close after a fatal robbery attempt on Tuesday.
  • The robber was identified as 33-year-old Rickey Cox Jr. from nearby Manchester Township.

Asian Best, a Chinese and Thai restaurant in York, Pennsylvania, that was recently hit by an attempted robbery on Tuesday, announced it would permanently close its doors following the deadly incident.

The restaurant announced on Wednesday on its Facebook page that the business, which had served the community of York since 2009, would be closing down after the incident, which left one man dead, according to York Daily Record.

New video of Christian Hall with his hands up before fatal shooting prompts calls for ‘unbiased’ probe

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Footage confirming that Christian Hall had his hands up in the air when Pennsylvania State Police fatally shot him last December was released on Thursday, sparking renewed calls for an “unbiased” investigation into the incident.

What happened: Hall, 19, was reported as suffering a mental health crisis when he ended up on the bridge at the Route 33 southbound overpass over I-80 in Hamilton Township on Dec. 30, 2020. Pennsylvania police, who were called to assist, fatally shot him for allegedly pointing what turned out to be a non-fatal weapon at them.