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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘shootings’

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 Aaron Alexis opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard. “There weren’t enough good guys with guns,” LaPierre said during an …

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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 shooting. She was a straight-A student and a lacrosse player at Blanchet High School in Seattle. Snohomish County police have …

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Lil Snupe Memorial Service Attended by Hundreds

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 weekend. According to a Shreveport Times report, hundreds of people attended a memorial service for Snupe on Saturday afternoon at …

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Peachem Shooting Leaves Two Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

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 made the call after her husband, 50-year-old Mark Peabody, went outside their home to confront a man who had parked …

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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 the town of Brielle, New Jersey called the Sand Bar. Local authorities say that no formal arrests have been made …

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Chicago Shootings Leave 8 Dead, Over 47 Injured

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 was 15-year-old Michael Westley, who was gunned down by police on Sunday night. Police stated what Westley was armed, and …

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Woman Killed by Police at Virginia Costco

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 disorderly woman at a Costco in Sterling, Virginia. The woman, later identified as 38-year-old Mhai Scott, was reportedly threatening store …

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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 early Saturday morning. He had reportedly stopped to move debris out of the road when he was shot multiple times …

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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, and injured the other early on Monday morning. Jennifer Kimble, the 37-year-old daughter who died, was shot multiple times and …

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6 Dead In Chicago Shootings Over The Weekend

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 weekend in Chicago. On Friday, a 17-year-old and a 22-year-old were both killed in separate shootings. Then an 18-year-old and …

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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 of which hit Deja Robinson in the head. New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly commented on the girl’s tragic death, …

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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 month. Police were able to follow 20-year-old Rodney Lorenzo Addison (pictured) to a rental car return parking garage at the …

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