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Blackwater Shootings: Startling New Details Emerge

Blackwater Shootings: Startling New Details Emerge

By Toni Matthews-El March 29, 2014

Four guards are set to stand trial for the infamous Blackwater shootings which occurred in 2007. The men were alleged to have opened fire on unarmed Iraqi civilians at Nisoor Square in Baghdad. The shootings resulted in 14 deaths with …

U.S. Capitol on Lockdown After Reported Shooting U.S. Capitol on Lockdown After Reported Shooting
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[UPDATE] CNN is now reporting that the lockdown has been lifted. The incident was reportedly a car chase that happened to end outside the Capitol building with police firing at the driver. Source: Car chase ended at Capitol; driver got …

Wayne LaPierre, NRA: More Good Guys with Guns Needed Wayne LaPierre, NRA: More Good Guys with Guns Needed

According to Wayne LaPierre, CEO of the National Rifle Association (NRA), there is something that could have prevented the Navy Yard shooting that killed 12 people: more good guys with guns. The shooting occurred last Monday when former Navy Reservist …

Molly Conley Shooting Suspect Arrested Molly Conley Shooting Suspect Arrested

Police have arrested a suspect in the shooting of Molly Conley, the 15-year-old Lake Seattle, Washington girl who was shot and killed back in March. Conley was shot in the neck during what appears to have been a random drive-by …

Lil Snupe Memorial Service Attended by Hundreds Lil Snupe Memorial Service Attended by Hundreds
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18-year-old rapper Lil Snupe (real name Addarren Ross) was shot and killed in Winnfield, Louisiana earlier this month. The young rapper’s death shook the small Louisiana community where he lived, and hundreds attended a memorial service for the teen this …

Peachem Shooting Leaves Two Men Dead Peachem Shooting Leaves Two Men Dead

A shooting in Peacham, Vermont on Wednesday left two men dead in an apparent murder-suicide. According to the Vermont State Police, police received a report of shots fired at around 7 am on Wednesday. A 60-year-old woman, Jeannie Peabody, had …

Brielle Shooting Leaves Woman in Critical Condition Brielle Shooting Leaves Woman in Critical Condition

An overnight shooting in a Jersey shore borough has left one woman in critical, but stable condition. Monmouth County Prosecutor spokesman Charles Webster says that a 35-year-old woman was shot once in the parking lot of a local restaurant in …

Chicago Shootings Leave 8 Dead, Over 47 Injured Chicago Shootings Leave 8 Dead, Over 47 Injured
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A rash of shootings in Chicago this weekend left 53 people injured and nine dead. According to the Chicago Tribune, the victims included teens, including a 16-year-old who tried to flee from a gunman riding a bicycle. The youngest victim …

Woman Killed by Police at Virginia Costco Woman Killed by Police at Virginia Costco
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A Virginia woman was shot and killed this week after threatening police with a knife at a Costco in a Washington D.C.-area suburb. According to a statement from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, officers responded to a report of a …

Cop Killed in Kentucky Roadside Ambush Cop Killed in Kentucky Roadside Ambush

Over the weekend, Officer Jason Ellis of the Bardstown, Kentucky police department was gunned down while driving home from work. According to an Associated Press report, the 33-year-old Ellis was in his uniform and was driving his police cruiser on …

Man Shoots Daughters, Spares Grandchildren Man Shoots Daughters, Spares Grandchildren

A California man on Monday fired on his two daughters before taking his own life, all while his grandchildren were inside the house. According to a Fresno Bee report, 63-year-old Anthony Alvarez of Orosi, California killed one of his daughters, …

6 Dead In Chicago Shootings Over The Weekend 6 Dead In Chicago Shootings Over The Weekend
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Chicago police are reporting that 6 people are dead as a result of shootings over the weekend. The AP reports that 6 people were killed and another 11 wounded in a string of gun violence that took place over the …

Stray Bullet Kills Girl On New York Bus Stray Bullet Kills Girl On New York Bus

A 14-year old girl was the victim of a random act of gun violence on Saturday after a gunman opened fire when a city bus was stopped at a traffic light. The gunman fired ten shots into the bus, one …

Police Shoot Suspect’s Car at Florida Airport Police Shoot Suspect’s Car at Florida Airport

Jacksonville, Florida authorities this week revealed that police were involved in a shooting in a parking garage at Jacksonville International Airport. Jacksonville Police Chief Tom Hackney stated that police were following up on a car theft case from earlier this …

New Orleans Shooting: No Suspects Yet New Orleans Shooting: No Suspects Yet
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A shooting spree in New Orleans during a Mother’s Day parade has shocked a neighborhood near French Quarter, and police are still investigating the damage left behind. About 400 people had turned out for the parade, including many children, when …

Hip-hop Producer Shot, Hospitalized Hip-hop Producer Shot, Hospitalized

The Associated Press is reporting that hip-hop producer Abraham Orellana, who performs as AraabMUZIK, has been shot. He has not died and is currently hospitalized. A spokesperson for Orellana told the AP that the artist was “in the wrong place …

Dallas Airport Shooting Ends in Suicide Dallas Airport Shooting Ends in Suicide
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A man fired multiple shots from a handgun in Bush Intercontinental Airport on Thursday before committing suicide. No one but the shooter was injured. Houston’s KHOU news is reporting that the man was 29-year-old Carnell Moore from Beaumont, Texas. The …