Tag: Shootings

Three Injured In Maryland Shooting At High School

Three people were critically injured in a shooting at Great Mills High School in Maryland on Tuesday morning. A student reportedly “pulled a gun out and shot” a female student and a male student, according to NBC4. St. Mary’s County Sheriff Tim Cameron also said the shooter exchanged gunfire with the school resource officer. The…

School Walkout to Be Biggest Anti-Gun Protest Since Parkland Shooting

Beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, students at schools across the U.S. and as far away as Australia and Germany walked out of class for 17 minutes to mark the one-month anniversary of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Seventeen people were killed in that shooting, and most of…

FBI Got Tip About School Shooter Nicolas Cruz, Failed To Investigate

The FBI on Friday admitted it failed to transmit a warning it received about Nikolas Cruz wishing to attack a school to its Miami field office. Cruz is accused of murdering 17 people at a south Florida high school on Wednesday. A “person close” to Cruz contacted the FBI’s tipline and “provided information about Cruz’s…

Nikolas Cruz Killed Killed 17 In Florida High School Shooting

A gunman police identified as an ex-student opened fire with an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in south Florida on Wednesday, killing 17 people and wounding at least 16 others. Police arrested a suspect, and a federal official identified him as Nikolas Cruz, 19, who had been expelled for disciplinary reasons.…

Trump Says Texas Massacre ‘Not A Guns Situation’

President Donald Trump on Monday blamed “mental health” for a shooting rampage that left at least 26 people dead in a Texas church early Sunday. Speaking during a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, Trump appeared to shrug off concerns over gun control. “This isn’t a guns situation. This is…

Manhunt Underway After Gunman Scott Ostrem Killed 3 At Colorado Walmart

A man who police say shot three people dead at random in a suburban Denver Walmart late Wednesday remains on the loose, with officials saying they have no leads about his identity. The victims included two men and one woman, who police say succumbed to her injuries after being transported to a hospital. Authorities in…

At Least 50 Killed & Over 400 Injured In Las Vegas Mass Shooting

A gunman opened fire on people at an outdoor concert near the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas late Sunday, killing at least 50 people and injuring more than 400 in one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history. The shooting happened as country singer Jason Aldean was performing at the Route…

NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia Killed in ‘Unprovoked’ Attack

A New York City police officer was shot and killed while sitting in her police vehicle in the Bronx early Wednesday morning. A suspect allegedly approached without warning and shot her through the car window at about 12:30 a.m. “This is absolutely an unprovoked attack,” said NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill. Miosotis Familia, 48, a…

Rep. Steve Scalise Remains In Critical Condition, Will Need More Surgeries

A gunman opened fire Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia, targeting Republican lawmakers practicing for the annual Congressional Baseball Game. The FBI said five individuals were shot: a Capitol Police officer, who remains hospitalized; Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.); congressional aide Zachary Barth; lobbyist Matt Mika; and the assailant, by armed officers. Scalise was shot in…

5 Dead At Orlando Workplace Shooting

Four victims and a suspect were all killed during a shooting in Orlando, Florida early Monday at a business headquarters where a gunman is said to have opened fire. Orange Country Sheriff’s officials are investigating at the site. Police indicated there was no longer an active shooter at the scene, reported to be at Fiamma…

A Least 36 Dead In Manila Casino Robbery

Early Friday morning in the Philippines, a man with a rifle barged into a casino in Manila and started shooting at slot machines and setting tables on fire. The English-speaking gunman escaped with about $226,000 worth of gambling chips and was later found dead from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot on the fifth floor of the…

Jordan Edwards Shooting: 15-Year-Old Leaving Party Shot By Cops

A Texas police department has changed a key detail in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager, amid mounting calls for the officer to be arrested. Jordan Edwards, 15, died after an officer fired a rifle into a car that was driving away from a house party in the Dallas suburb of Balch Springs. Police…

Michael Slager To Plead Guilty To Feds On Walter Scott Killing

Michael Slager, the former South Carolina policeman who shot and killed a fleeing black motorist, will plead guilty in a federal civil-rights case, sources told The Post and Courier on Tuesday. The newspaper notes it is unclear to what charges Slager will plead regarding his fatal shooting of Walter Scott last year in North Charleston.…

Police: Facebook Murder Suspect Found Dead

A man accused of killing a pensioner and posting gruesome video of the murder on Facebook is has reportedly been found dead in his car. Steve Stephens, 37, had been on the run since he allegedly gunned down a stranger, Robert Godwin Snr, 74, at random on Sunday afternoon in the US city of Cleveland.…

Facebook Killer’s Cellphone Pings Detected in Pennsylvania

Pings from a cellphone owned by Cleveland Facebook murder suspect Steve Stephens have been detected more than 100 miles east of the city in Erie, Pennsylvania, police officials told CNN Monday morning. Authorities widened their warnings to residents of five states—Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Indiana, and New York—as they hunt for the 37-year-old, who shot and…

8 Year Old, Teacher Dead After Shooting At San Bernardino School

An 8-year-old student and his teacher were shot and killed when the teacher’s estranged husband entered her classroom at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, California, Monday morning and opened fire. San Bernardino Police say Cedric Anderson, 53, checked in with school authorities under the guise of having to drop something off for Karen…

Russian Whistleblower Denis Voronenkov Shot Dead

Russian whistleblower and former MP Denis Voronenkov, who fled to Ukraine with his wife, Maria Maksakova, in October 2016, was shot dead Thursday in the heart of Kiev. Voronenkov, 45, gave an exclusive interview to The Daily Beast last month, describing the inner workings of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s government. He renounced his Russian citizenship…

ISIS Claims London Terror Attack

The media agency linked to the Islamic State terror group issued a release Thursday claiming that the attacker who killed three people including a British police officer in Westminster was affiliated with ISIS. The group frequently claims global terror attacks even if there is no evidence of its involvement. Amaq quoted an ISIS source saying:…

Eight Arrested After London Attack in Armed Police Raids

Eight people were reportedly arrested across the U.K. overnight in the aftermath of the attack near Britain’s Parliament on Wednesday that left three people dead and at least 29 still hospitalized. Detectives carried out armed police raids at six addresses, in London, Birmingham, and elsewhere throughout the night, said Acting Deputy Commissioner and Head of…

UK Parliament Locked Down After Terror Attack On Westminster Bridge

WATCH THIS EVENT LIVE CLICK HERE – A knife-wielding attacker was shot by armed police in the grounds of Parliament today after pedestrians were mowed down on Westminster Bridge. More than 10 people are said to have been hit by a car on Westminster Bridge after a vehicle described as a ‘4×4’ reportedly drove into…

Trump Wants ‘Jail Time’ For Snoop Dogg After Video

Even after Trump himself suggested 2nd Amendment (the right to bear arms) to stop Hillary Clinton picking judges, Early Wednesday he speculated that Snoop Dogg would face jail time if the rapper shot a clown dressed as former President Obama in a video instead of one dressed as Trump. “Can you imagine what the outcry…

6 Killed In Shooting At Quebec City Mosque [VIDEO]

Gunmen killed six people and wounded eight others at a Quebec City mosque in what Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a “terrorist attack on Muslims” and the religious tolerance “that we, as Canadians, hold dear.” One suspect was arrested at the mosque, the Islamic Cultural Center of Quebec. Another suspect was arrested nearby in…

Police: 4 Killed, 9 Wounded in Shooting at Mexican Resort

An electronic music festival at a popular Mexican resort was reportedly shut down Monday after shots were fired, leaving at least four people dead and another nine injured, witnesses said. Details on the shooting were scarce, with conflicting reports on the number of those killed coming from witnesses on Twitter. The Associated Press cited a…

Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Sentenced To Death

Dylann Roof, who was convicted in December on all charges related to the 2015 killing of nine black worshipers at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, was sentenced to death Tuesday. Roof represented himself during the sentencing phase of the trial and told the jury, “I felt like I had to…

5 Dead, 6 Wounded In Shooting At Ft Lauderdale Airport

Shots reportedly were fired Friday afternoon at the lower level of Ft. Lauderdale Airport, with police at the scene indicating at least a half-dozen victims. Nine people were shot and one killed in the shooting according to reports via police radio at the site, the incident appears to involve one shooter who is reportedly in…

Dylann Roof Represents Himself At The Sentencing Face Of His Trial

Convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof spoke to the jury for the first time at his death penalty trial Wednesday, telling them that there’s nothing wrong with him psychologically and that he is not trying to keep any secrets from them. “My opening statement is going to seem a little bit out of place,” the…

ISIS Claims Deadly Istanbul Nightclub Attack [VIDEO]

ISIS claimed responsibility Monday morning for a deadly New Year’s Eve gun attack on Istanbul’s popular Reina nightclub, seeming to confirm the assessment of Turkish and U.S. intelligence officials. Turkish police have reportedly detained eight people in connection with the attack, although the gunman — who killed 39 people including 25 foreigners — is still…

Jury Convicts Dylann Roof For Charleston Church Massacre

Dylann Roof, the self-described white supremacist accused of murdering nine people at the historically black Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, has been found guilty on all 33 counts brought against him. Roof, 22, faced multiple charges stemming from the June 2015 attack, including hate crimes, religious obstruction crimes, and firearms crimes.…

Reno Investigating Officer Shooting Of Teen At High School [VIDEO]

A student at a Nevada high school who allegedly threatened his classmates with a knife was captured in disturbing images posted in social media as he was shot by a campus cop, according to reports. The 14-year-old student at Hug High School in Reno was shot and critically injured by a Washoe County school district…

Suspect Arrested in Joe McKnight Shooting

The suspect in the shooting death of former NFL player Joe McKnight has been arrested and charged with manslaughter. Ronald Gasser allegedly killed 28-year-old McKnight in Terrytown, Louisiana, last week during a road-rage incident, firing three shots from the inside of his vehicle. McKnight was reportedly unarmed. According to Jefferson Parish booking documents, Gasser, 54,…