2018 US shootings - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 2018 US shootings


Gunman kills 3 at Chicago hospital

Nov 20, 2018 - 9:56 AM

(UPDATED) The violence only ended when police engaged in a shootout with the gunman inside Mercy Hospital

ANOTHER SHOOTING. Vehicles are parked outside Mercy Hospital where a gunman opened fire shooting multiple people on November 19, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images/AFP

5 dead in 'targeted attack' on U.S. newsroom

Jun 29, 2018 - 8:22 AM

(UPDATED) Police do not yet know the shooter's motive, but 'we know that there were threats sent to the Gazette through social media'

CAPITAL GAZETTE. Police gather near the office of the Capital Gazette Newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, on June 28, 2018. Photo by Zach Gibson/AFP

Texas school gunman 'confused,' his lawyers say

May 22, 2018 - 8:56 AM

'I think that there is definitely something going on in terms of mental health history,' says lawyer Nicholas Poehl

REMEMBER. Greg Zanis lines up crosses he built in front of Santa Fe High School on May 21, 2018 in Santa Fe, Texas. The crosses are a memorial to the victims of last Friday's shooting when 17-year-old student Dimitrios Pagourtzis entered the school with a shotgun and a pistol and opened fire, killing 10 people. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. authorities capture Tennessee shooting suspect

Apr 24, 2018 - 9:52 AM

(UPDATED) Travis Reinking is accused of using an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle to rain bullets at the Waffle House restaurant while wearing nothing but a jacket

CAPTURED. This image released by the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, shows Travis Reinking after he was captured by police on April, 23, 2018, in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo by Metropolitan Nashville Police Department/AFP

Florida school shooting 'hero' files first civil suit against gunman

Apr 18, 2018 - 1:05 PM

Anthony Borges, who was released from the hospital on April 4, is still recovering after 9 surgeries and 7 weeks in hospital. He is still not well enough to speak.

Female suspect dead, several hurt in YouTube shooting

Apr 04, 2018 - 7:28 AM

(3rd UPDATE) Four people, 3 suffering from gunshot wounds, are taken to local hospitals, police say. The fourth person hurt suffers a sprained or broken ankle.

OUTSIDE YOUTUBE. Police walk outside of the YouTube headquarters on April 3, 2018 in San Bruno, California. Police are investigating an active shooter incident at YouTube headquarters that has left at least one person dead and several wounded. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP