All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘shootings’

Michael Jace Charged For Wife’s Murder

An actor most famous for playing a police officer has now found himself on the opposite side of the law. Michael Jace was arrested late Monday night for the murder of his wife, April Jace. According to a TMZ report, police were called to the Jace’s home on Brynhurst Avenue in Los Angeles at around 8:30 pm after neighbors reported …

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Peephole Shooting: Man Killed While Looking Through Peephole

Be careful the next time you check to see who is knocking on your door, as a 29-year-old man was shot through the peephole of his Philadelphia home. The victim, whose name hasn’t been released, died from the injuries he sustained in the peephole shooting. The peephole shooting happened on late Saturday night in an East Germantown neighborhood. Witnesses say …

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Alice Uden Found Guilty of 1970s Murder

A jury in Cheyenne, Wyoming this week found Alice Uden guilty of second-degree murder. Uden was found to have shot and killed her husband during the mid 1970s. Uden is 75 years old and most recently lived in Missouri. According to a Wyoming Tribune Eagle report, Uden was arrested last fall nearly 40 years after the disappearance of her third …

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Alaska State Troopers Die in Remote Shooting

Two Alaska State Troopers are dead following a shooting in a remote Alaskan village. According to an Alaska Dispatch report, Patrick Johnson and Gabriel “Gabe” Rich were killed on Wednesday in Tanana, Alaska. The officers, who both served the Fairbanks Rural Service Unit, were responding to reports from the village of a man threatening people with a gun. Rich was …

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San Diego Navy Base Locked Down Over Pellet Gun

A Naval Base in San Diego was locked down this week over shooting fears caused by a rather harmless weapon. Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego was shut down early Thursday morning after the Navy received reports of men with a gun on the base. The base was locked down under a shelter-in-place warning for hours as the matter …

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Mall Parking Lot Shooting: Male Suspect Sought

A daytime shooting in the parking lot of an Atlanta, Ga. mall has police seeking answers and a male suspect. Cobb County Police Sgt. Dana Pierce said an unidentified man and woman engaged in a confrontation in the parking lot of the Cumberland Mall in northwest Atlanta on Monday. The argument ended abruptly when the man reached for a gun. …

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Blackwater Shootings: Startling New Details Emerge

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 at least 18 additional civilians being wounded. The guards will face charges that include manslaughter, attempted manslaughter, and gun violations. …

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USS Mahan Shooting Leaves Two Dead

A shooting aboard the USS Mahan has left two people dead and is raising questions about the Navy’s security procedures. According to the U.S. Navy, one male sailor was shot and killed aboard the Mahan at around 11:20 pm Monday night. The man suspected of shooting the sailor was also shot and killed by Navy security forces. The base was …

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Movie Theater Shooting: One Dead Over Texting Dispute

Texting while driving can be deadly, but who would have thought that texting while seeing a movie could be too? Well, that’s exactly what happened on Monday during a “Lone Survivor” showing at Cobb Theater in Tampa, Fla. Curtis Reeve, 71, fatally shot 43-year-old Chad Oulson in the chest for texting on his phone during movie previews. The altercation started …

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Road Rage Murderer May Strike Again: FBI Joins Hunt

Police said on Friday that they do not believe last weekend’s road rage shootings in Pennsylvania are related to similar cases that took place in York County and Kentucky. However, as the murderer of 28-year-old Timothy Davidson is still at large, they are still looking for the suspect’s vehicle: a dark-colored Ford Ranger XLT with driver’s side damage. Timothy Davidson …

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U.S. Capitol Lockdown Lifted, Shooting Unrelated to Terrorism

The lockdown that gripped the U.S. Capitol this afternoon has now been lifted. The all-clear has been given by Capitol Police and the U.S. House of Representatives is back in session. The “shelter in place” order was caused by a shooting that occurred on the street outside the U.S. Capitol Building. According to the Capitol Police, the shooting was the …

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U.S. Capitol on Lockdown After Reported Shooting [UPDATED]

[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 out of car and was fired upon. http://t.co/DQjN2v2zPn — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) October 3, 2013 Police have lifted the …

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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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New Orleans Shooting: Mother’s Day Violence Shocks Neighborhood

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 someone opened fire in the crowd. At least 19 were injured, with three people in serious condition as of this …

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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 at the wrong time” and was shot Wednesday night while “hanging out with friends. The spokesperson further stated that Orellana …

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Houston Airport Shooting Ends in Suicide, Note and Facebook Posts Left Behind

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 TV news station also reported that Moore left behind a suicide note stating he had a “monster within” and coloring …

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School Shooting In Cincinnati: Student Shoots Self At La Salle High School

Update: In a press conference, it was said that the student is “fighting for his life”. According to reports, a high school student at La Salle High School in Cincinnati shot himself this morning. The story is still developing, but according to Ohio’s 10TV.com, police are on the scene after being called around 9AM: Officers were called to the school …

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4-Year-Old Shoots 6-Year-Old in New Jersey

As the debate over gun rights ramps up in the U.S., reports of accidental shootings that would have remained local tragedies have been rising to the forefront of national news coverage. This week, a six-year-old in New Jersey died after being shot by a four-year-old neighbor. According to a report from New York ABC station WABC, Brandon Holt of Toms …

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Golfers Find 2 Bodies Near Tallahassee Golf Course

Golf is generally regarded as a leisure activity, something to pass the time in the sun while on vacation or on the weekend. So, when something as grisly as a shooting intrudes on such a leisurely activity, it makes the news. The Associated Press is reporting that golfers at the Hilaman Golf Course in Tallahassee, Florida heard gunshots on Tuesday …

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