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Milwaukee officer, man fatally shot both black...Suspect sought in killing of Georgia officer...Prayers held for 2 shot dead near NYC mosque

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police say both the man whose fatal shooting sparked violent protests in the city and the police officer who shot him are black. Chief Edward Flynn says the man killed yesterday, 23-year-old Sylville K. Smith, had a "lengthy arrest record." And Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says a still image pulled from the officer's body camera shows "without question" that Smith had a gun in his hand when he was shot.

ATLANTA (AP) — Police have identified the suspect they're looking for in the killing of a police officer in a small, central Georgia city. The Georgia Bureau of Investigations says 24-year-old Royheem Deeds is wanted in the fatal shooting of Officer Tim Smith, who was killed while responding to a call about a suspicious person. The 31-year-old had been with the Eastman Police Department since 2011. He is survived by three children.

NEW YORK (AP) — Dozens of people have gathered at a New York City mosque for a prayer service for its leader and his friend who were fatally shot as they left the mosque yesterday. Several police officers are stationed outside. Police are looking for the gunman.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say six people are dead following the crash of a small airplane near Tuscaloosa, Alabama. A statement from the Federal Aviation Administration says the Piper PA-31 went down in trees while approaching Tuscaloosa Regional Airport.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana officials say more than 7,000 people have been rescued from floodwaters — along with lots of pets. Teams from the Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries say they have rescued at least 100 pets since they started working Friday — including cats, dogs, birds and at least one gerbil.

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