Tragedy of the Day: Cop Kills a Teenager After Mistaking His Wiimote for a Gun

Favorite
Tags
By Unknown
- -

17 year old Christopher Roupe is dead after a police officer shot and killed him, mistaking a Wiimote in his hand for a gun. The officer was attempting to serve a warrant to the boy's father, and claims Roupe pointed a gun at her when he answered the door. It turns out that gun was a Wiimote. The officer is currently on administrative leave, and Roupe's family has hired an attorney.

Violent Act of the Day: "Sharkeisha" Sucker Punches Unsuspecting Girl

Favorite
Violent Act of the Day: "Sharkeisha" Sucker Punches Unsuspecting Girl
- -

If you haven't heard about it yet, a girl named "Sharkeisha" has thrown the sucker punch heard around the web! Head over to Know Your Meme to see the original video and learn all the current details of this brutal assault.

WARNING: This story contains content that is not safe for work. Cheezburger does not condone any of the of the violent behavior committed in the mentioned video.

Tragedy and Video Game Violence

Favorite
- -

YouTuber TotalBiscuit provides a critique on the way mainstream media frames school shootings, which tend to focus on glorifying the attacker and blaming video games for the violence.

We Need to Dig Deeper of the Day

Favorite
- -

British Police are trying to identify a man responsible for knocking a 16-year-old girl unconscious around 12:36 PM (GMT) last week on High Street in Plaistow, London (as seen in the CCTV footage). Anyone with information about this incident should contact the Newham Violent Crime Unit (020-8217-5890) or Crimestoppers (0800-555-111) with the reference number S/194/12.


Editor's Note: This video contains violent footage that may not be suitable for minors.