Tag: Shootings

Joe McKnight’s Shooter Released From Custody, No Charges Filed

The man who shot Joe McKnight has been released from custody and no charges have been filed yet … this according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Dept. A rep said that 54-year-old Ronald Gasser — a white male — was questioned and released “sometime overnight” after officials believed they had no reason to hold him…

3 Injured in Shooting at Souht Carolina Elementary School [VIDEO]

At least three people were injured Wednesday during a shooting at Townville Elementary School in Townville, South Carolina. According to deputies, the alleged shooter was taken into custody and is a teenager. The unnamed male apparently shot his father to death near the school before going on his rampage, authorities said. Two children and a…

2 Dead & 16 Injured at Florida’s Fort Myers NightClub [VIDEO]

A shooting at a club in Fort Myers, Florida, that killed two people and injured at least 14 more took place at a teen party, according to reports. The attack hit Club Blu’s “Swimsuit Glow Party” and injured people aged between 12 and 27, according to Lee Memorial Hospital. The shooting took place in the…

Cop VIDEO Shows Killing of Unarmed Man

New Footage of a police shooting in Fresno, California, June 25, raises questions about the killing of an unarmed white motorist. Dylan Noble, 19, died after he was shot four times. Fresno police said Noble was a suspect in another call about a man with a rifle. When Noble’s pickup truck was stopped, two officers…

3 Men Wounded in Facebook Live Shooting [VIDEO]

Three men were shot inside a vehicle on Tuesday in Norfolk, Virginia, and the event was captured in a Facebook Live video stream. The men, who have not been identified, are said to be in their late twenties and were taken to a local hospital with “significant injuries,” according to police. All three of the…

Obama In Dallas For Police Shooting Memorial Service

President Barack Obama visits Dallas on Tuesday to address a memorial service for five police officers killed at a protest against police violence, as he seeks to mend divisions inflamed by the deadliest day for U.S. law enforcement in almost 15 years. Former U.S. Army Reserve soldier Micah Johnson, 25, gunned down the officers in…

Dallas Police Killed Suspect With Robotic Explosive [VIDEO]

Dallas police “took out” one of the suspects behind the deadly attack on its officers Thursday night using a robotic explosive device, the city’s mayor told CNN early Friday. “We were able to take out one of the suspects, who had been cornered in the garage, with an explosive device,” Mayor Mike Rawlings said. “We’ve…

Obama: Dallas Attack ‘Vicious, Calculated’ [VIDEO]

Following the targeted killing of five Dallas police officers on Thursday night, at least three suspects were in custody and another was dead after an hours-long standoff. At a press conference in Poland, President Obama called the event a “vicious, calculated, and despicable attack on law enforcement.” “Our police have an extraordinarily difficult job, and…

NEW VIDEO: Different Angle Of Alton Sterling’s Shooting

New video released Wednesday showed Baton Rouge police appear to remove a gun from Alton Sterling’s pocket after shooting the man multiple times as he lay on his back. The new footage of the fatal shooting, which is under federal investigation, was provided by Triple S Food Mart owner Abdullah Muflahi to multiple media outlets.…

GRAPHIC – Minnesota Cop Killed Man During Traffic Stop [VIDEO]

Police in Minnesota fatally shot a young black man during a traffic stop late Wednesday. The shooting occurred in Falcon Heights, a suburb of St. Paul, after police reportedly pulled over a vehicle with a broken tail light. According to Lavish Reynolds, a Facebook user who posted a video purporting to show the incident and…

Listen 911 Call: Daughters Beg Mom Not to Shoot

The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday released the recordings of a 911 call during a fatal shooting involving a Texas mother and her two daughters. Minutes later, her two daughters lay dead in the street. “Please forgive me, I’m sorry,” Madison Sheats, 17, said to her mom. “Please don’t shoot, I’m sorry. Please…

Suspect Killer In German Movie Theater Shooting Dead

Germany’s interior minister has said the masked suspect in a Viernheim theater shooting was shot dead. But later reports indicated that some may have been wounded by the result of a release of tear gas in a confined space. It was unclear if the tear gas was allegedly emitted by authorities or by the suspect.…

25 Wounded In Viernheim Germany Cinema Shooting [VIDEO]

German newspaper Bild reports a gunman opened fire at a movie theater outside Mannheim, Germany on Thursday. 25 people have been reportedly wounded and the gunman has barricaded himself inside. BREAKING: At least 25 wounded in shooting at a cinema in Germany. https://t.co/VVYFpNPqVC https://t.co/vpgjqRozpy via @cnn — Kimberly Price FOX21 (@kpriceFOX21News) June 23, 2016

Omar Mateen’s ‘Ex-Lover’ Says Gunman Wanted Revenge

A man identified only as “Miguel” claimed in an interview Tuesday he was Omar Mateen’s lover for two months, and that the gunman in the deadly Orlando shooting “had rage” against Puerto Ricans. In an interview with Noticias Univision, the man told the Spanish-language newscast he had been questioned by the FBI, and gave agents…

Omar Mateen & Wife Texted During Shooting [VIDEO]

Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen and his wife, Noor Salman, reportedly exchanged text messages during his murderous rampage in Orlando early Sunday morning. Mateen’s mother allegedly called Salman around 2 a.m. to ask if she knew where Mateen was. Salman reportedly texted her husband: “Where are you?” He responded, “Do you see what’s happening?” His…

1 Dead, 3 Wounded at T.I.’s NYC Concert [VIDEO]

One person was shot dead and three others wounded Wednesday night as gunfire rang out shortly before a T.I. performance at the Irving Plaza concert venue in Manhattan. According to NYPD representatives, at least four people were shot just before the artist went on stage just after 10 p.m.—one 33-year-old victim died from his wounds,…

Cleveland to Pay Tamir Rice Family $6M [VIDEO]

The City of Cleveland has settled a federal lawsuit brought by the family of Tamir Rice for $6 million, it was announced Monday. Rice, 12, was shot dead by a police officer in 2014 within seconds of responding to an erronous report of a male threatening people in a park with a gun. Rice was…

Judge To Release NAU Shooting Suspect Until Trial

A judge ruled 19-year-old Steven Jones, suspect in fatal Northern Arizona University shooting last October, can be released to parents, with conditions, as he awaits trial set for April 2017. The grand-jury indictment said Jones acted with premeditation while Jones has pleaded not guilty, telling police he acted in self-defense.

Man Shot While Live-Streaming on Facebook [VIDEO]

A man who was live-streaming footage of himself to Facebook was shot multiple times in a brazen daylight shooting in Chicago. The 31-year-old victim, who is reported to be in a critical condition and who local police alleged was a “known gang member,” was taking part in a Facebook Live video when the attack happened.…

FBI Hacks San Bernardino Shooter iPhone, Drops Apple’s Case [VIDEO]

The Justice Department on Monday withdrew its legal action against Apple, announcing it had found an undisclosed way to unlock San Bernadino shooter Syed Farook’s iPhone. The decision ends a monthlong legal standoff with the tech giant, which it had tried to compel to create software to allow investigators to gain entry to information in…

Idaho Hunts for Man Who Shot Cruz Pastor

Police in Idaho have launched a manhunt for a 30-year-old man who is suspected of shooting and critically wounding a pastor just one day after the minister delivered a prayer at a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz. Tim Remington, the senior pastor of the nondenominational Altar Church in Coeur d’Alene, was…

Judge: FBI Can’t Make Apple Provide Data

Apple cannot be forced to turn over iPhone data to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a New York judge ruled Monday in relation to a Brooklyn drug case. The decision comes nearly two weeks after a California judge ordered the tech giant to create software to help the U.S. government retrieve information from the locked…

Bill Gates Backs FBI Against Apple [VIDEO]

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has come out on the side of the FBI in its legal battle with Apple after Chief Executive Tim Cook said his company would not comply with a government search warrant to unlock an iPhone used by one of the shooters in December’s San Bernardino terror attack. “This is a specific…

Cleveland City Wants $500 From Tamir Rice Estate [VIDEO]

The city of Cleveland has filed a creditor’s notice against the estate of Tamir Rice, seeking $500 from the family of the 12-year-old who was shot and killed by a Cleveland police officer in November 2014. The bill claims the city is owed for “for emergency medical services rendered as the decedent’s last dying expense…

VIDEO Released of 2013 Chicago Cop Shooting

A video released Thursday showed the final moments before a Chicago police officer gunned down a 17-year-old black teen suspected in a 2013 carjacking, but it’s unclear if the teen turned toward the officers or was holding anything before he was fatally shot. A federal judge lifted the protected order on the surveillance footage showing…

San Bernardino Neighbor to Be Charged

Federal prosecutors have reportedly opted to bring criminal charges against the Enrique Marquez, the friend and former neighbor of Syed Farook, one of the two shooters who killed 14 people in San Bernardino this month. According to NBC News, charges could be filed as early as Thursday. Federal investigators have said that two of the…

Malik Sent Facebook Messages About Jihad

Tashfeen Malik, one of the two attackers who fatally shot and killed 14 people in San Bernardino, California, this month, sent at least two private messages on Facebook to a group of Pakistani friends in 2012 and 2014 revealing her support for Islamic jihad, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday. Malik reportedly “expressed her desire”…

Planned Parenthood Suspect Due in Court [VIDEO]

Robert Lewis Dear, Jr. is expected to be formally charged Wednesday with murder for killing a police officer and two others in the shooting rampage at the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic last month. Planned Parenthood’s chief experience officer has suggested the attack counted as “a form of domestic terrorism.”

Suspect Traveled to Saudi Arabia in 2015 [VIDEO]

Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the suspected attackers in the San Bernardino, California, shooting that left 14 people dead, traveled to Saudi Arabia in the spring and returned with a wife, according to a co-worker. Patrick Baccari said Farook was away for about a month. When he returned, Baccari had learned that Farook had married,…