Unarmed black female ‘murdered’ by Brooklyn cop

originally by: innerstanding isness
published: 15 June 2012

Police investigate the scene after 23-year-old Shantel Davis, who was  driving a stolen Toyota Camry, was shot to death at the corner of Church Ave. and E. 38th St. in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.

The unarmed woman shot dead by a Brooklyn detective was arrested three  times last year for charges that include attempted murder, assault and criminal  possession of a weapon.

Shantel Davis, 23, was gunned down Thursday night in a stolen car after she  blew through three red lights, hit a minivan and tried to escape by driving in  reverse.

Now sources reveal Davis was first collared in February last year for  driving on a suspended license after she was pulled over for driving through a  red light.

She was pulled over a month later for running a red light and was caught  tossing marijuana from her car, sources said. Cops also found a gravity knife in  the vehicle and charged her with criminal possession of a weapon.

On May 5, 2011, she was arrested with two others in Brooklyn for allegedly  kidnapping a 29-year-old man, who was shot three times during the wild ordeal.  Davis was booked on charges that include kidnapping, attempted murder, assault  and burglary. She was released on $25,000 bail in December last yearand was due  back in court on Friday, the day after she was killed.

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