Standing outside his apartment building
Amadou Diallo (1999)
Diallo, 22, was approached and shot by plainclothes police officers
in New York City who claimed to have mistaken him for a rape suspect.
Standing behind the door in his home
Kenneth Chamberlain (2011)
Chamberlain, 68, was shot after police in White Plains, New York, broke down his door
. Chamberlain wore a medical alert button for a heart condition, and it had accidentally gone off.
Seeking help after a car crash
Jonathan Ferrell (2013)
Ferrell, 24, was seeking assistance after crashing his car in Charlotte, North Carolina
. He knocked on the door of a nearby house. The home owner called police. When they arrived, they said they saw Ferrell running toward them, and one of the officers shot him.
Standing outside of a store
Eric Garner (2014)
Playing with a fake gun
Tamir Rice (2014)
Tamir, 12, was playing with a pellet gun in a park in Cleveland, Ohio. Police who arrived on the scene shot the boy within two second of exiting their car
Holding a BB gun for sale
John Crawford III (2014)
Crawford, 22, was at a Walmart holding a pellet gun he picked up off a store shelf. A 911 call reported a man walking around with a rifle and "waving it."