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Man in crashed car suspected of shooting Illinois deputy

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of shooting a sheriff’s deputy and a woman Thursday at an Illinois hotel crashed his vehicle along an interstate highway while trying to flee police, and “negotiation efforts” were underway, authorities said. Prosecutors in Winnebago County in central Illinois said they have issued a warrant with $5 million bond … Continue reading Man in crashed car suspected of shooting Illinois deputy

GALLUP, N.M. | ‘My baby’s been shot!’ Chaotic scene at shooting of infant

GALLUP, N.M. — The screams of a teen caught the attention of Casey Franchot while eating at a Taco Bell. “My baby’s been shot! My baby’s been shot!” Shayanne Nelson yelled while holding an infant in a blood-soaked blanket. The 43-year-old former U.S. Army medic dropped his food and dashed across the busy the historic … Continue reading GALLUP, N.M. | ‘My baby’s been shot!’ Chaotic scene at shooting of infant

The Latest: Edelman honors synagogue shooting victims

The Latest on NFL‘s Week 15 (all times Eastern): 3:30 p.m. New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is paying tribute to the 11 members of a Pittsburgh synagogue killed during a shooting in October. Edelman, who is Jewish, wore specialized cleats during pregame warmups at Heinz Field. The right cleats featured the Star of … Continue reading The Latest: Edelman honors synagogue shooting victims

DALLAS | Grand jury: Dallas officer’s shooting of neighbor was murder

DALLAS — A white former Dallas police officer was indicted on a murder charge Friday, nearly three months after she fatally shot an unarmed black neighbor whose apartment she said she entered by mistake, believing it to be her own. Amber Guyger told fellow officers that she opened fire when Botham Jean appeared in the … Continue reading DALLAS | Grand jury: Dallas officer’s shooting of neighbor was murder

CHICAGO | The Latest: Officer shot at Chicago hospital

CHICAGO  — The Latest on a shooting near a Chicago hospital (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Chicago police say an officer has been shot during an active-shooting incident at a hospital on the city’s South Side. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the officer is in critical condition. He says one “possible offender” has also been … Continue reading CHICAGO | The Latest: Officer shot at Chicago hospital

California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Issues Statement on Thousand Oaks Shooting

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement in response to the shooting last night in Thousand Oaks, California: “Our hearts ache today for the victims of this heinous act and our deepest condolences are with the Thousand Oaks community and those who lost friends and loved ones.  We … Continue reading California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Issues Statement on Thousand Oaks Shooting

Homeland Security News: Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Statement on the Shooting in California

WASHINGTON – Today, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen released the following statement regarding the shooting in California: “Today, I join the American people in mourning the lives of those lost in the horrific shooting in Thousand Oaks, California.  I offer my deepest condolences to the families of the victims, and all those affected by … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Statement on the Shooting in California

JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. | Police: Too soon to say if shooting was racial attack

JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. — A white man with a history of violence fatally shot two African-American customers at a Kroger grocery store and was swiftly arrested as he tried to flee, police said Thursday. They said it was too soon to say what prompted the shooting. News outlets have reported that the suspect made a racial … Continue reading JEFFERSONTOWN, Ky. | Police: Too soon to say if shooting was racial attack

LEXINGTON, Ky. | Jury: 4 guilty in shooting that killed Olympian’s daughter

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Four men have been found guilty in connection with the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Trinity Gay, daughter of Olympic track star Tyson Gay. News outlets report a jury returned verdicts Monday after deliberating nearly five hours. Jurors pronounced Chazerae Taylor guilty of wanton murder and four counts of wanton endangerment, recommending a … Continue reading LEXINGTON, Ky. | Jury: 4 guilty in shooting that killed Olympian’s daughter

FLORENCE, S.C | Suspect in shooting of 7 officers bragged about marksmanship

FLORENCE, S.C — A Vietnam veteran who bragged online about maintaining his target-shooting skills was being held Thursday on charges that he shot seven law enforcement officers, killing one, when deputies tried to serve a search warrant at his home. Authorities said Frederick Hopkins opened fire on the deputies from inside the home and held … Continue reading FLORENCE, S.C | Suspect in shooting of 7 officers bragged about marksmanship

CHICAGO | Chicago cop: Video of shooting ‘doesn’t show my perspective’

CHICAGO — A white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald testified Tuesday that he opened fire when the black teenager kept advancing toward him while waving a knife, adamantly sticking to his version of events even when confronted with video that showed a different scene. In a clear … Continue reading CHICAGO | Chicago cop: Video of shooting ‘doesn’t show my perspective’

LAS VEGAS | Las Vegas victims honored on 1st anniversary of shooting

LAS VEGAS— A somber sunrise remembrance ceremony started Monday in Las Vegas with survivors , families of victims, first-responders and elected officials remembering the lives lost when one year ago when a gunman opened fire on a crowd attending an outdoor country music concert in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Several hundred … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Las Vegas victims honored on 1st anniversary of shooting

BROOKHAVEN, Miss. | 2 Mississippi officers die in shooting; suspect in custody

BROOKHAVEN, Miss.— Two police officers were shot and killed following an early Saturday morning confrontation in Mississippi, authorities said. Warren Strain of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety said at a news conference that the officers were called to a house in the city of Brookhaven at about 5 a.m. for a report of shots … Continue reading BROOKHAVEN, Miss. | 2 Mississippi officers die in shooting; suspect in custody

Mississippi News: Yazoo Man, Michael Jones, to Spend 5 Years in Prison for 2016 Shooting

JACKSON, MS – Michael Jones of Yazoo City was sentenced Monday after a jury found him guilty on an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge following an April 2016 shooting, announced Attorney General Jim Hood. Jones, 30, was sentenced by Yazoo County Circuit Court Judge Jannie M. Lewis-Blackmon to 10 years in the custody … Continue reading Mississippi News: Yazoo Man, Michael Jones, to Spend 5 Years in Prison for 2016 Shooting

Florida News: Tampa Police Investigate Shooting

TAMPA, FL – Today, the Tampa Police Department published the following information: Incident Date/Time: 9/25/2018 at 12:04 PM Location: N. 47th St and E. Hillsborough Ave Details: Tampa Police were dispatched to the report of “shots heard” in the area of N. 47th St and E. Hillsborough Ave just after noon.  Within minutes, another call … Continue reading Florida News: Tampa Police Investigate Shooting

Kansas News: Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt statement on death of Deputy Robert Kunze

TOPEKA, KS – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt yesterday issued the following statement on the death earlier yesterday of Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Kunze, who was killed in the line of duty: “The tragic line-of-duty death today of Deputy Robert Kunze reminds all Kansans once again of the dangerous but indispensable public service given … Continue reading Kansas News: Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt statement on death of Deputy Robert Kunze

Charlotte NC News: person shoots them-self in the head by accident

CHARLOTTE, NC – According to The Charlotte Observer, a person who accidentally shot them-self in the head was rushed to the hospital today. The accident happened at Blackstone Shooting Sports, on Wilkinson Blvd in West Charlotte. The police provided the information about the accident, but has not released the victims name until here is word on … Continue reading Charlotte NC News: person shoots them-self in the head by accident

DALLAS | Sentencing resumes for ex-Texas officer convicted of murder

DALLAS — More testimony is expected Wednesday during the sentencing of a former police officer who was convicted of murder for shooting into a car filled with black teenagers in suburban Dallas, killing one of them. In a rare guilty verdict in a police shooting case, the Dallas County jurors were not swayed by former … Continue reading DALLAS | Sentencing resumes for ex-Texas officer convicted of murder

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | The Latest: FBI enters home of Baltimore man after shooting

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— The Latest on a deadly mass shooting at a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida (all times local): 10 p.m. Heavily armed agents have entered a Baltimore townhouse, the home of the father of the suspect in a deadly shooting at a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida. Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said … Continue reading JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | The Latest: FBI enters home of Baltimore man after shooting

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | Shooting at video game tournament claims multiple lives

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— A gunman opened fire Sunday at an online video game tournament that was being livestreamed from a Florida mall, killing multiple people and sending many others to hospitals, authorities said. Sheriff’s officers did not immediately confirm the number of dead at the Jacksonville Landing, a collection of restaurants and shops along the St. … Continue reading JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | Shooting at video game tournament claims multiple lives