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1 dead in shooting at Seattle protest movement zone

Jun 21, 2020 - 1:32 PM

Police say another man is seriously wounded with 'life-threatening injuries'

SEATTLE PROTESTS. Demonstrators hold umbrellas while facing off with police near the Seattle Police Departments East Precinct on June 7, 2020 in Seattle, Washington. Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images/AFP

Man shot after car driven into George Floyd protest in Seattle

Jun 08, 2020 - 4:08 PM

Footage broadcast by local television station Q13Fox shows a man carrying a pistol getting out of a car near the Seattle Police Department's East Precinct as protesters screamed and fled

SEATTLE PROTESTS. Demonstrators hold umbrellas while facing off with police near the Seattle Police Departments East Precinct on June 7, 2020 in Seattle, Washington. Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images/AFP

Saudis distance themselves from U.S. naval base shooter

Dec 07, 2019 - 7:46 PM

In a phone call with President Donald Trump, King Salman says the shooter 'does not represent the Saudi people'

PENSACOLA, FLORIDA - DECEMBER 06: A general view of the atmosphere at the Pensacola Naval Air Station following a shooting on December 06, 2019 in Pensacola, Florida. The second shooting on a U.S. Naval Base in a week has left three dead plus the suspect and seven people wounded. Josh Brasted/Getty Images/AFP

Saudi military student kills 3 at U.S. naval base

Dec 07, 2019 - 12:03 AM

(UPDATED) Though relatively rare, military facilities have not been left untouched by the United States' epidemic of mass shootings

SHOOTING. This US Navy file handout photo shows the USS John F. Kennedy arriving at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida, on March 18, 2004. AFP PHOTO/US NAVY/Patrick Nichols

11 wounded in New Orleans shooting

Dec 01, 2019 - 9:25 PM

Authorities say the shooting took place at about 3:00 am on a crowded commercial street near many hotels in a historic district that attracts visitors from around the world

Teenage gunman in California school shooting dies

Nov 16, 2019 - 9:45 AM

(UPDATED) On his 16th birthday, Nathaniel Berhow kills two of his classmates before turning the gun on himself

SANTA CLARITA, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 14: FBI personnel walk at Saugus High School after a shooting at the school left two students dead and three wounded on November 14, 2019 in Santa Clarita, California. A suspect in the shooting is being treated at a local hospital for a gunshot wound to the head. Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP MARIO TAMA / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP AFP

2 killed in California school shooting; teen in custody

Nov 15, 2019 - 1:26 AM

(UPDATED) The gunman is in custody in 'grave' condition as officers stormed Saugus High School in Santa Clarita – the latest in a relentless cycle of classroom shootings that have left around 300 youngsters dead over two decades

ANOTHER SHOOTING. FBI personnel walk at Saugus High School after a shooting at the school left two students dead and three wounded on November 14, 2019 in Santa Clarita, California. Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP

At least 4 dead in NYC shooting – police

Oct 12, 2019 - 9:04 PM

The local affiliate of ABC News describes the place where the shooting took place as an after-hours club

Two dead in U.S. university campus shooting – media

May 01, 2019 - 7:42 AM

University of North Carolina's Charlotte campus tweets: 'Shots reported near Kennedy. Run, Hide, Fight. Secure yourself immediately'

ANOTHER SHOOTING. Students and faculty wait near the entrance of campus after a shooting on the campus of University of North Carolina Charlotte in University City, Charlotte, on April 30, 2019. Photo by Logan Cyrus/AFP

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

Trump visits Pittsburgh synagogue after shooting, protesters cry foul

Oct 31, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Carrying signs that read 'President Hate, Leave Our State!' and 'Trump, Renounce White Nationalism Now,' the protesters gather near the Tree of Life synagogue where the carnage unfolded

AFTER SHOOTING. A woman protesting against US President Donald Trump waits near the Tree of Life Congregation on October 30, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Pope Francis says U.S. synagogue attack 'inhuman act of violence'

Oct 28, 2018 - 7:49 PM

May the Lord help us put out the flames of hate that develop in our societies, strengthening the sense of humanity, respect for life, moral and civil values and holy fear of God,' Pope Francis says

Synagogue gunman kills 11 in America's worst anti-Semitic attack

Oct 27, 2018 - 11:40 PM

(2nd UPDATE) The shooter reportedly yelled "All Jews must die"

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 27: People gather for a interfaith candlelight vigil a few blocks away from the site of a mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue on October 27, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. According to reports, at least 12 people were shot, 4 dead and three police officers hurt during the incident. The shooter surrendered to authorities and was taken into custody. Jeff Swensen/Getty Images/AFP

3 dead, 7 wounded in New Orleans shooting

Jul 29, 2018 - 9:08 PM

Police officers are searching for two suspects believed to be armed with a rifle and a handgun

US reporters fight back with words after colleagues gunned down

Jun 29, 2018 - 11:24 PM

Thursday's shooting was one of the worst attacks ever to target journalists in the United States, and local media said police had stepped up security at other news organizations

JOURNALISTS FIGHT BACK. A reporter buys a Capital Gazette newspaper on June 29, 2018, in Annapolis, Maryland. Photo by Mandel Ngan/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

U.S. hunts semi-nude gunman disarmed by 'hero' after 4 killed

Apr 22, 2018 - 9:55 PM

(UPDATED) The suspect in the United States' latest mass shooting may have had 'mental issues,' and the incident led the city's mayor to issue an unusually blunt call for 'comprehensive gun reform'

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.

Florida school shooter wants to donate inheritance to survivors

Apr 12, 2018 - 8:51 AM

Nikolas Cruz's legal team suggests any wealth that may be discovered should go to his victims rather than expensive lawyers

NIKOLAS CRUZ. This video screen grab image shows shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz on February 15, 2018 at Broward County Jail in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. File photo by Miguel Guttierez/AFP TV/AFP

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

Man fatally shoots himself in front of White House

Mar 04, 2018 - 8:31 AM

During the shooting, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania were at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida

2 teens killed in U.S. school shooting, attacker dead – police

Dec 08, 2017 - 1:11 PM

'At first it sounded like kids were just banging on the lockers. But it started getting closer and louder and it was obvious it was gunshots. We could hear gunshots from right outside our door,' says a student at Aztec High School

Police arrest suspect in U.S. double shooting

Oct 19, 2017 - 12:19 AM

(UPDATED) Radee Labeeb Prince, 37, is believed to have shot the 5 at Advanced Granite Solutions at the Emmorton Business Park in Edgewood, Maryland

Las Vegas shooter booked Chicago hotel during Lollapalooza

Oct 06, 2017 - 9:18 AM

The revelations raise the chilling prospect that Stephen Paddock has been planning an attack for at least two months before he launched the assault on Sunday, October 1, on a country music festival in Las Vegas

The Blackstone hotel, with rooms facing a downtown city park where the hugely-popular Lollapalooza music festival was held, says a man of the same name Stephen Paddock had a reservation there in August. File photo from Wikipedia

25 wounded, 3 trampled during U.S. nightclub shooting

Jul 02, 2017 - 8:55 AM

I want to reassure our public that this was not an act of terrorism but a tragedy It does not appear to be a planned shooting says Mark Stodola mayor of Little Rock

SHOOTING. Gunfire broke out inside the Power Ultra Lounge nightclub around 2:30 am on July 1, 2017. Photo from Power Ultra Lounge Facebook

5 dead in Fort Lauderdale airport shooting

Jan 07, 2017 - 8:54 AM

3rd UPDATE There is no immediate indication of a motive for the assault in a country where gun violence is widespread due to the ready availability of firearms

ANOTHER SHOOTING. First responders secure the area outside the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport after a shooting took place near the baggage claim on January 6, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

4 police officers shot in US cities

Nov 21, 2016 - 7:58 PM

There is no known connection between the shootings

5 dead in US mall shooting, gunman on the run

Sep 24, 2016 - 11:41 AM

6th UPDATE Police spokesman Sergeant Mark Francis says the suspect was last seen walking toward a local highway from the mall before police arrived

Dallas police shooting: What we know

Jul 09, 2016 - 10:30 AM

The sniper style attack during a protest in Dallas is said to be the single deadliest day for law enforcement since September 11 2011

DALLAS SHOOTING. Police attempt to calm the crowd as someone is arrested following the sniper shooting in Dallas on July 7, 2016. Photo by Laura Buckman/AFP

US shooter had 'kill list' including professors, wife

Jun 03, 2016 - 9:00 AM

UPDATED Los Angeles police chief Charlie Beck says a note in Mainak Sarkar s backpack – in which he asked that someone look after his cat – led police to his home in Minnesota where a kill list was found

LOCKDOWN. Students gather together during a lockdown at the University of California at Los Angeles campus where a shooting took place in Los Angeles, California, USA, June 1, 2016. File photo by Mike Nelson/EPA

Cleveland to pay $6M to family of black boy shot dead by police

Apr 26, 2016 - 1:45 PM

The deal shields the US city from a potential federal civil rights trial involving the 2014 death of 12 year old Tamir Rice

epa04502520 Protesters march during a rally at Public Square in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 24 November 2014. Following the 22 November fatal shooting of 12 year old Tamir Rice by a Cleveland Police officer. According to reports, police shot Tamir Rice in the chest near the city's Cudell Recreation Center on 22 November, when he reached into his waistband for a gun that turned out to be a fake. EPA/DAVID MAXWELL

America's passion for guns intact as shooting toll rises

Feb 28, 2016 - 11:51 AM

In a country where there are more guns than people and with Republicans vying to take back the White House it remains to be seen what will change

4 shot dead in rural US town before gunman kills self

Feb 27, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Local news reports quoting officials say the gunman may have killed his wife and children They say another child had managed to escape

6 killed in Michigan shooting rampage, suspect arrested

Feb 21, 2016 - 1:53 PM

4th UPDATE Police say there were 3 separate shootings – one outside an apartment complex another outside a car dealership and the third at a chain restaurant

NY cop found guilty in 2014 fatal shooting of unarmed man

Feb 12, 2016 - 3:27 PM

Today s verdict represents justice for Akai Gurley who was totally innocent when he was shot and killed that night says Brooklyn district attorney Ken Thompson

GUILTY. Friend reacts next to the casket of Akai Gurley, an unarmed man fatally shot by rookie New York Police Department officer Peter Liang in 2014. Richard Perry/EPA

Obama to hold public meeting on gun control

Jan 03, 2016 - 11:54 PM

Obama recently singled out gun violence as one of the most urgent pieces of unfinished business facing him in 2016

ANGER AND SADNESS. US President Barack Obama speaks on the shooting at Oregon's Umpqua Community College, at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, October 1, 2015. Kevin Dietsch/Pool/EPA

Obama to tackle 'unfinished business' of gun violence in 2016

Jan 01, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Obama says: My New Year s resolution is to move forward on our unfinished business as much as I can That s especially true for our epidemic of gun violence

OBAMA'S RESOLUTION. US President Barack Obama says the 'epidemic of gun violence' is among his 'unfinished business' in office. File photo by Jim Watson/AFP

Thousands protest police shooting in Chicago

Nov 28, 2015 - 7:15 AM

This comes after officials released a dashcam video showing officer Jason Van Dyke shooting Laquan McDonald after the teenager walked away from him in October 2014

POLICE SHOOTING. Protesters stand in front of Saks Fifth Avenue store on Michigan Avenue blocking entrance after the release of a video showing Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, shooting 17 year old Laquan McDonald on October 20, 2014, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, November 27, 2015. Photo by Kamil Krzacynski, EPA

One dead in shooting at US zombie-themed street fest

Oct 19, 2015 - 2:27 AM

The incident in downtown Fort Myers happened shortly before midnight Saturday October 17 according to the local NBC affiliate

One dead, 3 wounded in latest US university shooting

Oct 09, 2015 - 9:55 PM

The deadly shooting at Northern Arizona University NAU comes just over a week after the October 1 shooting rampage in Oregon

Student shot dead at US university

Aug 28, 2015 - 9:07 PM

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the incident along with campus police because the university is a state school

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Theater shooter bought gun legally – police

Jul 25, 2015 - 1:18 PM

The motive of John Houser – a 59 year old white man with a criminal record – remains unclear

US shooter suffered from depression –family

Jul 19, 2015 - 11:16 AM

The person who committed this horrible crime was not the son we knew and loved says the family of the gunman

CHATTANOOGA SHOOTING. Members of a Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Evidence Response Team set up outside a US Military Recruiting storefront after a shooting in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA, July 16, 2015. Photo by Erik S. Lesser/EPA

Five people killed in US shooting

Feb 08, 2015 - 10:26 AM

A total of seven people were shot Two of the injured are children

2 cops dead, 2 wounded in California shooting spree

Oct 25, 2014 - 11:03 AM

A police spokeswoman says a suspect has been tracked down and taken into custody

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Priest killed, another injured in US shooting

Jun 13, 2014 - 12:06 PM

How can a person break into a church? How can a person assault a man of the cloth? How can a person take a person s life especially a priest? It s sad a local councilor laments

Obama urges national 'soul searching' over gun violence

Jun 11, 2014 - 8:10 AM

UPDATED We are the only developed country on earth where this happens and it happens now once a week says US President barack Obama after the latest US shooting incident

Vegas cop killers had pro-gun militia links

Jun 10, 2014 - 8:34 AM

UPDATED US authorities say the suspects appear to equate government and law enforcement and those who support it with Nazis