A Missouri judge has ruled that an 84-year-old white man will stand trial for shooting Ralph Yarl, a Black teen who went to the man’s house by mistake.
Four months after Ralph Yarl was shot in the head when he went to the wrong house, the Black teenager has started his senior year of high school.
A Kansas City man accused of shooting a Black teenager who mistakenly came to his door is scheduled to be back in court.
Ralph Yarl has walked at a brain injury awareness event, just weeks after he was shot in the head for accidentally knocking on the wrong door in Kansas City, Missouri.
The attorney for a Missouri man accused of shooting a Black teenager who mistakenly came to his door is asking a judge to prevent any new information in the case from being made public.
Being Black in a predominantly white American neighborhood can present many challenges.
The front door in America is one of the landscape's most intimate and personal of borders.
In the span of six days, four young people across the U.S. have been shot — one fatally — for making one of the most ordinary mistakes in everyday life: showing up at the wrong place.
Andrew Lester, the 84-year-old white man who shot Ralph Yarl, a Black teenager in Kansas City, pleaded not guilty in his first court appearance Wednesday.
Black teen Ralph Yarl was shot twice, in the head and arm, after going to the wrong address in Kansas City, Missouri, to pick up his younger brothers.
A Missouri law allowing people to defend themselves in their homes could come into play in the shooting of a Black 16-year-old in Kansas City.
As Ralph Yarl struggles to come to grips with being shot after going to the wrong house to pick up his younger brothers, the white Kansas City, Missouri homeowner who shot the Black 16-year-old is facing his day in court.
An 84-year-old white man in Kansas City, Missouri was charged Monday with first-degree assault for shooting a Black teen who mistakenly went to the man’s home to pick up his younger brothers.