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April 12, 2013 |
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies are searching for a gunman who shot a man during an armed robbery in the Whittier area around 1 a.m. Friday, authorities said. The victim, a man in his 60s, was shot in the forearm as he sat in a parked car on the 11500 block of Perkins Avenue, when a gunman in a black ski mask approached and demanded money, according to City News Service. The victim's wound was a clean "through and through" shot and he is in stable condition, said Sgt. Dee Gallego of the Los Angeles County sheriff's Pico Rivera Station. Gallego said that she did not know if anyone else was in the car. The gunman obtained $14 during the robbery, then fled, Gallego said. To provide authorities with information about the crime, the public should call the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Pico Rivera Station at (562)
January 15, 2013 |
A student shot a school official at a downtown St. Louis adult school and both were rushed to a local hospital Tuesday afternoon, officials said. According to police, the gunman entered a building at the Stevens Institute of Business and Arts around 2 p.m. and confronted the school official, a man in his 40s. The gunman fired then turned the gun on himself. Police responded and both men were taken by ambulance to Saint Louis University Hospital, spokeswoman Laura Keller told the Los Angeles Times by telephone.
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May 2, 2013 |
A lockdown was lifted at Canoga Park High School on Thursday as police continued to search for a man with a gun seen on campus. The school was placed on lockdown at about 9:25 a.m. as officers from the LAPD and Los Angeles Unified School District police searched in and around the campus for the gunman, said LAPD Officer Christopher No. According to reports from the scene, No said, a young man or juvenile was walking down the street with...
August 6, 2012 |
OAK CREEK, Wisc. -- A discharged Army veteran and racist advocate of white power acted alone when he attacked a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee and killed six people, officials said Monday. At a news conference in Wisconsin, local and federal officials formally named the shooter as Wade Michael Page, 40, who served more than six years in the Army until he was separated with a less than honorable discharge. Page had been demoted in rank from sergeant, according to an official who spoke on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media.
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November 1, 2013 |
Authorities found an anti-government note next to the man who allegedly opened fire at LAX on Friday, according to law enforcement sources. In the note, Paul Ciancia, 23, expressed “his disappointment with government” and said he had no intent to target or harm people he considered innocent bystanders, one source told The Times. The source added that during the attack, Ciancia allegedly asked people if they were TSA employees. MORE: Eyewitness accounts of LAX shooting “He was only interested in TSA,” the source said.
June 21, 2013 |
DURHAM, N.C. -- A man with a pistol-grip shotgun shot and wounded four people near a law firm and outside a Walmart in Greenville, N.C., late Friday morning, according to Greenville police. The gunman was shot and wounded by police officers at the scene and taken into custody, Greenville Police Chief Hassan Aden said a news conference. The shooter was shot several times, Aden said, and carried "a significant amount of ammunition -- enough to really do some significant damage.
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November 27, 2013 |
A gunman who opened fire on police and was holding two females hostage at an Inglewood home is a 45-year-old with a criminal history, authorities said Wednesday night. The man was holding his girlfriend and her daughter hostage inside the home in the 10700 block of 5th Avenue, said Lt. Dave Dolson of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. He did not provide details on the gunman's criminal history. The tense standoff began about 12:30 p.m. after the gunman tried to drag the daughter, believed to be about 14 years old, by her hair outside the home, according to police.
February 27, 2012 |
It was a typical morning at the start of the school day: Breakfast was being served at the Chardon High School cafeteria when the deadly pops began in the hallway of the small-town Ohio campus. "Everybody just started running,” Megan Hennessy, 17, told the Associated Press. Hennessy said she was in class when she heard the noises. "Everyone was running and screaming down the hallway. " At least one student died and four others were injured when a gunman opened fire in the school, according to officials who were still sorting through the evidence, seeking a motive.
January 5, 2013 |
Four people died at an Aurora, Colo., townhome early Saturday morning, including a gunman who barricaded himself inside for hours, police said. Around 9 a.m., police said the suspect shot at officers from a second-story window. They returned fire, hitting the man. The suspect was pronounced dead in an upstairs bedroom. Inside the home, police discovered two other men and one woman dead. Another woman was able to escape early Saturday morning when she jumped from an upstairs window, and called police around 3 a.m., Aurora Police Sgt. Cassidee Carlson told the Denver Post.
October 18, 2012 |
Four people were shot -- three fatally -- at a central Florida salon Thursday morning before the shooter turned the gun on himself, local Florida media reported. A gunman walked into the Las Dominicanas M & M Salon in Casselberry about 11 a.m. and shot four women before walking away from the scene and going to a residence some miles away, where he shot himself, the Orlando Sentinel reported. Police have not identified the shooter or his victims. Family members of the victims and shooter were at the scene Thursday morning.