April 23, 2013 |
MOSCOW -- An ex-convict suspected in the shooting of six people in the Russian city of Belgorod was arrested late Tuesday night as he tried to leave on a freight train, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry said. Sergei Pomazun injured a police officer with a knife during his arrest shortly before midnight, ministry spokesman Kirill Gerasimenko told Russia-24, a TV news station. If convicted in the six slayings, Pomazun, 32, could face life in prison. His capture came after a daylong manhunt involving thousands of police and volunteers in the southwestern city of about 350,000.
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September 1, 2013 |
Los Angeles police are searching for suspects in a shooting in the Mid-City area Sunday that left one person dead and another wounded, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 11:30 a.m. in the 1400 block of South Redondo Boulevard, just south of Pico Boulevard, police said. The two unidentified male victims were standing on the sidewalk talking when a white or silver four-door car with four men inside pulled up, said Lt. John Radtke, of the Los Angeles Police Department.
October 25, 2013 |
SPARKS, Nev. - He loved to tell jokes but couldn't stop himself from laughing before the punch line. He worked in his family's restaurant and used his earnings to buy ice cream and candy. He played the trumpet and rooted for the San Francisco 49ers. And on Monday, within three ghastly minutes, he killed a popular teacher and shot two of his peers on the grounds of Sparks Middle School. Then he killed himself. Now, in a process all too familiar in Aurora, Colo., Newtown, Conn., and other American cities, people in Sparks are looking for clues, reviewing events, searching for an explanation.
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June 26, 2013 |
L.A. County sheriff's homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in the unincorporated Florence area, officials said Wednesday. The shooting occurred shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday in the 5900 block of Miramonte Boulevard. The unidentified man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the sheriff's department said. No other details were available. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.
February 27, 2012 |
A shooting occurred at a northeastern Ohio high school Monday morning, with at least one suspect reportedly still at large. A local sheriff's deputy told the Associated Press that the shooting was reported at around 7:30 a.m. at Chardon High School in the community of Chardon, east of Cleveland. The number of victims was unknown early Monday morning. Sheriff's deputies and Ohio State Highway Patrol officers were reportedly on the scene. A mother of one of the students at the school, Teresa Hunt, told Cleveland TV station WEWS that she had been texting with her daughter.
March 7, 2012 |
Nebraska authorities are investigating whether a 19-year-old Omaha-area man who shot himself while appearing on video in an online chat room committed suicide. Bellevue Police Chief John Stacey told the Los Angeles Times that the shooting was reported by a Florida man who had been viewing the chat on Friday evening. The man did not see the shooting before logging off, but saw people chatting about it when he logged on Saturday. He called police that morning. Stacey declined to identify the man or the chat room, which he said was not a niche group but a place where people gathered to socialize.
June 13, 2013 |
Four people were shot and killed in a St. Louis business building Thursday, a police homicide officer told the Los Angeles Times. The shootings were inside a building known as the Cherokee Place Business Incubator, a project that houses several independent companies. Police are still investigating the incident that began at about 1:40 p.m., said the officer, who asked not to be identified because he was not authorized to speak for the department. Details of the incident were sketchy, but police said there was no active search for a gunman.
October 21, 2013 |
Two people are dead and two are hospitalized following a shooting Monday morning at Sparks Middle School in Nevada, just outside of Reno, according to officials. The victims were not immediately identified during a press conference, according to the Associated Press. Police responded to a shooting at Sparks Middle School shortly after 7 a.m. and students were evacuated to a nearby elementary school. Early reports said the shooter had been "neutralized. " The area around Sparks Middle School and a neighboring elementary school were closed to the public except for parents picking up their children.
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August 3, 2013 |
A man was fatally shot in Anaheim early Saturday in what police said was a gang-related shooting. Officers found the man in the courtyard of an apartment complex in the 800 block of North Loara Street about 2:30 a.m. after getting a report of shots being fired, said Sgt. Bob Dunn of the Anaheim police. The unidentified victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange, where he was pronounced dead, police said. Witnesses told investigators the suspects may have yelled out the name of a local gang during the shooting.
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October 3, 2013 |
When Ronald Earl Brim sprayed bullets into a crowd of evening commuters at a Compton Metro station, he hit his marks — and more. He killed the two men he was aiming at and wounded three bystanders, including a mother who was returning home from grocery shopping with her young daughter. On Thursday, Brim, 48, was sentenced to death for his crimes. His co-defendant, Leo Lloyd Adams, who supplied Brim with the gun used in the shooting, received life in prison without parole.