September 16, 2013 |
DURHAM, N.C. -- After wrecking his car early Saturday, Jonathan A. Ferrell knocked on a door in a neighborhood in Charlotte. He was apparently seeking help, according to Charlotte police. But the early-morning knock frightened the woman who answered the door. She called 911, police responded, and Ferrell was shot 10 times and killed. Police said initially that Officer Randall Kerrick was justified in shooting Ferrell, who police said “ran,” “charged” and “advanced” on Kerrick and two other officers.
March 14, 2012 |
Authorities brought a sudden crisis under control at a courthouse in Beaumont, Texas, on Wednesday after a shooting left at least one person dead and several others injured. Beaumont police told The Times that the situation had been resolved Wednesday afternoon with a suspect in custody. Police said they could not release the name of the suspect or details of the shooting, including how many people had been killed or injured. The shooting occurred outside the courthouse, near the entrance, according to ABC News.
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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.
November 10, 2013 |
Two youths were shot and wounded after someone opened fire at a popular ice-skating rink in New York City late Saturday night, police said. A 14-year-old boy was shot in the torso and a 20-year-old man was hit in the leg at Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan. At least one of the victims appeared to have been shot while skating, according to police and witnesses. "Just witnessed a shooting in the bryant park skating rink," one witness tweeted . "Cops attending to a person lying motionless.
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. PHOTOS: Ohio high school shooting 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.
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July 28, 2013 |
A woman was killed and a man was wounded in a shooting attack Sunday morning in San Gabriel, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 9 a.m. in the 8100 block of Celito Drive, said Sgt. Michael Thomas of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The woman died immediately, and the man was transported to a local hospital, where his condition was unknown, Thomas said. Detectives had not yet disclosed whether they have information about a suspect or a motivation for the attack, Thomas said.
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August 31, 2013 |
One man was killed and one wounded Saturday afternoon in a shooting in Hawaiian Gardens. The shooting occurred at about 2 p.m. near the intersection of 215th Street and Norwalk Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The two men were hit by gunfire, the Sheriff's Department said. They were both taken to a hospital, where one of them died. Authorities said an investigation was ongoing. ALSO: Gloria Allred has resignation 'gifts' for Mayor Bob Filner Porn actress' positive HIV test leads to a state investigation Matt Romney, Mitt's son, decides not to run for mayor of San Diego Twitter: @aribloomekatz | Facebook email@example.com
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November 6, 2013 |
One person was shot and killed and two others were wounded in Oxnard, police said Wednesday night. The victims were all males and were taken to Ventura County Medical Center, where one of them was pronounced dead, according to the Oxnard Police Department. Their names and ages were not released. Police said the shooting was reported about 6 p.m., in the 900 block of South H Street. The slaying was Oxnard's 10th homicide this year, police said, adding that detectives had not established a motive for the shooting.
January 17, 2014 |
Two students were in stable condition after they were shot in the arm at a Philadelphia high school gym, police said Friday, and a suspect was in custody. The incident began shortly before 3:30 p.m., Philadelphia Police Officer Tanya Little told the Los Angeles Times. A female student was shot in the left arm and a male student in the right arm, she said. The students, both 15, were taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center, she said. Delaware Valley Charter High School in the north part of the city was placed on lockdown, Little said, and officers cleared and dismissed students one by one. As of 4:45 p.m., Little said, all students had been released and a suspect had been taken into custody.
April 13, 2012 |
Tulsa prosecutors filed murder and hate crime charges Friday against two men arrested on Easter Sunday in the shooting deaths of three black residents . The pair also were charged with shooting with intent to kill Deon Tucker, 44, and David Hall, 46. Tucker and Hall are also black, and the suspects face hate crime charges in those shootings as well. Jake England, 19, and Alvin Watts, 33, were both described in the charging document as white, though England has been described as at least part Native American.