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Barangay peacekeepers kill soldier, 3 others in Basilan

Jul 04, 2020 - 9:29 AM

A group of barangay peacekeepers attacked a soldier and CAFGU members in Tipo-Tipo, Basilan, because of a 'personal grudge,' according to Joint Task Force Basilan

WOUNDED. CAFGU member Randy Ibung at at St Peter Hospital in Lamitan, Basilan. Rappler Photo

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

Barangay chairman shot dead in Quiapo

Jun 18, 2020 - 7:02 PM

Barangay Chairman Abubacar Sharief is shot dead in Quiapo, Manila. His father, who held the same post, was also gunned down 8 years ago.

CRIME SCENE. Police seal off a crime scene. File photo by Rappler

10 killed in Negros Island shootings in 6 days

Jun 17, 2020 - 3:21 PM

The killings occur from June 12 to 17

LOOK: Coleen Garcia glows in sports-themed maternity shoot

Jun 11, 2020 - 10:21 PM

The actress shows off her growing baby bump in a photo shoot by the Boudoir Dolls

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

Cotabato City mayor's top aide shot dead

May 25, 2020 - 12:46 PM

Police are investigating the motive behind the killing of Aniceto 'Boy' Rasalan, the executive secretary and spokesperson of Mayor Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi

WATCH: 10 steps to shoot video like a pro

May 20, 2020 - 4:50 PM

You don’t need professional gear to look professional on video

U.S. police shooting of medical worker revives protest anger

May 14, 2020 - 11:10 AM

Taylor 'was one of the healthcare professionals helping us through this pandemic. But even as she helped to save lives, police violence took hers,' says the Black Lives Matter Twitter account.

VICTIM. File photo of Breonna Taylor. Photo from AFP

7 shot dead in Negros Oriental in 9 days

May 14, 2020 - 8:13 AM

The first casualty was radio reporter Cornelio Pepino, also known as 'Rex Cornelio,' who was killed on May 5 at the national highway in Barangay Daro, Dumaguete City

Cuban embassy in Washington DC struck by gunfire; police arrest suspect

May 01, 2020 - 1:57 PM

While the suspect was arrested by Washington police, the investigation also includes the Secret Service, which is involved in assuring the security of foreign diplomats and embassies

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 30: Police investigate the scene where a shooter opened fire on the Cuban Embassy on April 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. According to authorities, no injuries have been reported after a gunman used an assault rifle to open fire on the embassy early on Thursday morning. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images/AFP Sarah Silbiger / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP

Tributes pour in for Canada shooting victims as death toll rise

Apr 22, 2020 - 12:48 PM

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police says new human remains are discovered in homes and vehicles set ablaze by the suspect during the weekend killing spree in Nova Scotia

MOURNING. In this file photo flags of Nova Scotia and Canada fly at half-staff outside the Nova Scotia Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) headquarters in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, on April 19, 2020, after a shooting rampage left at least 20 dead. Photo by Tim Krochak/AFP

Families mourn as police seek motive for Canada gun rampage

Apr 21, 2020 - 8:59 AM

'He wasn't killing enemies, he was killing his friends,' says an acquaintance of the gunman

TEETH. A Halifax regional police investigator is seen in a suite above the Atlantic Denture Clinic April 20, 2020 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia ,Canada. The clinic was owned by the gunman, Gabrielle Wortman. Photo by Tim Krochak/Getty Images/AFP

Trudeau laments 'evil' mass shooting, raises toll to 18

Apr 20, 2020 - 10:09 AM

'No one man's action can build a wall between us and a better day – no matter how evil, how thoughtless, or how destructive,' Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says

MOUNTIES. Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) tactical unit confer after the suspect in a deadly shooting rampage was neutralized at the Big Stop near Elmsdale, Nova Scotia, Canada, on April 19, 2020. Photo by Tim Krochak/AFP

2 Abra former village chiefs gunned down just days apart

Apr 07, 2020 - 1:11 PM

One of the victims, Leo Barbosa, is the provincial coordinator of Senator Ronald dela Rosa. He's recently seen giving away relief goods on the senator's behalf.

Muslims still feel unsafe a year after New Zealand massacre

Mar 14, 2020 - 1:18 PM

The abuse experienced prior to the attacks on March 15 last year died down after the killings but appears to be on the rise again, with unease growing among the Muslim community amid ongoing vitriol and threats

CHRISTCHURCH. A member of the Muslim community stands in front of the Al Noor mosque, two days ahead of the first anniversary of the Christchurch mosque shootings, in Christchurch on March 13, 2020. Photo by Sanka Vidanagama/AFP

Cop under PNP chief’s office shot dead in Makati

Mar 09, 2020 - 9:52 AM

Major Jeffrey Dalson is killed on the spot by riding-in-tandem killers

LINE UP. Quezon City Police lined up during a briefing on August 8, 2018. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

DPWH official shot, wounded in Davao del Sur

Mar 02, 2020 - 6:10 PM

Police are investigating the attack on Davao del Sur district engineer, Nicomedes Parilla, Jr.

Man killed, wife hurt by fellow Chinese in Makati shooting

Feb 28, 2020 - 11:49 PM

Police say the couple and the suspects were dining together in a VIP room at the Jiang Nan Hot Pot in Barangay Bel-Air before the incident

SHOOTING. An injured Zheng Kai checks on her the body of her husband, Yin Jian Tao, after the suspects have fled the restaurant in Makati City on February 27, 2020. Photo courtesy of Makati Police

Cagayan de Oro traffic enforcer shot dead in road clearing operations

Feb 28, 2020 - 11:32 PM

Mark Langam is shot just outside the Sabal Community Hospital, which usually serves as terminal for tricycles and pedicabs that serve Gaisano Mall shoppers

At least 3 people killed within 4-hour period in Cebu City

Feb 24, 2020 - 6:04 PM

Two of the victims are shot dead, while a third is stabbed in the chest

9 dead in 'xenophobic' Germany bar shootings

Feb 20, 2020 - 11:14 AM

(UPDATED) Federal counterterror prosecutors announce they are investigating the case, which shows 'signs of a xenophobic motive'

WRECK. Emergency services and police work at the scene of a shooting in Hanau, western Germany, on February 20, 2020. Photo by Yann Schreiber/AFP

Woman gunned down in new Thai mall shooting

Feb 18, 2020 - 7:37 PM

The incident occurs inside a cosmetic clinic at the busy downtown Century Mall, when a man burst in and gunned down his former partner over an alleged affair

Parkland survivors remember friends 2 years after mass shooting

Feb 15, 2020 - 2:19 PM

Families attend ceremonies near the site of the massacre in Parkland, Florida, as they observe a minute of silence at 10:17 am for the 17 victims

(FILE) Flowers, candles and mementos sit outside one of the makeshift memorials at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 27, 2018. Photo by Rhona Wise/AFP

Tearful Thai general says 'don't blame army' for soldier's rampage

Feb 11, 2020 - 3:19 PM

General Apirat Kongsompong breaks down in tears as he apologizes during a televised press conference on behalf of the army to the victims of the shooting

Royal Thai Army Commander-in-Chief Apirat Kongsompong reacts during a press conference in Bangkok on February 11, 2020, after a mass shooting incident in Nakhon Ratchasima over the weekend. An emotional Apirat on February 11 urged a nation in mourning over a mass shooting "not to blame the army" after a soldier gunned down at least 29 people in a rampage linked to a debt dispute with a senior officer. Patipat JANTHONG / THAI NEWS PIX / AFP

Maguindanao town mayor gunned down in Manila

Feb 11, 2020 - 9:43 AM

Riding-in-tandem gunmen attacked Talitay town Mayor Abdul Wahab Sabal in front of the Mannra Hotel in Malate, say police

SLAIN MAYOR. SOCO men bring out the lifeless body of Talitay, Maguindanao Mayor Abdul Wahab Sabal after he was gunned down in front of a hotel in Malate, Manila, on February 10, 2020. Photo by Ben Nabong

Thai mall shooting survivors tracked killer via CCTV

Feb 10, 2020 - 9:46 AM

By the end of the shooting spree at least 30 people are dead – the shooter included. Many more are wounded, several critically.

CAPTURED. A video grab created on February 9, 2020 from a handout video released by the MCOT Thai Public Company Limited on February 8, 2020 shows CCTV footage of Thai soldier Jakrapanth Thomma holding a gun as he walks through the Terminal 21 shopping mall in Nakhon Ratchasima. Photo by MCOT/MCOT Public Company Limited/AFP

Thai gunman among 30 dead in 'unprecedented' mass shooting

Feb 09, 2020 - 10:50 AM

(6th UPDATE) Thailand's prime minister blames a 'personal problem' over the sale of a house for the soldier's 17-hour rampage

MALL SHOOTING. Forensic police prepare to enter the Terminal 21 mall, where a mass shooting took place in the Thai northeastern city of Nakhon Ratchasima on February 9, 2020. Photo by Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP

Thai soldier holds out in mall after killing 21 in mass shooting

Feb 08, 2020 - 9:32 PM

(6th UPDATE) Authorities give no firm details on the movements of the attacker – a junior army officer identified as Sergeant-Major Jakrapanth Thomma

3 killed in shooting at a Toronto Airbnb

Feb 02, 2020 - 12:26 PM

Police are not yet giving any information on the victims' identities or a possible motive

3 soldiers dead in Army headquarters shooting in Sulu

Feb 01, 2020 - 4:29 PM

The Philippine Army says Corporal Jack Indap shot dead two officers, Major Rael Gabot and First Lieutenant Ryan Lamoste, following an argument. Indap is killed as well.

Driver shot in alleged road rage incident in Pasig

Jan 31, 2020 - 6:28 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Pasig City Police say road rage was the motive behind the shooting incident

Motorcycle-riding gunmen kill cop in Negros Oriental

Jan 29, 2020 - 1:57 PM

Police Executive Master Sergeant Roldan Esmajer was on his way to the San Jose Municipal Police Station when he was attacked by the suspects

CRIME SCENE. Police cordon off the area where a cop was killed on January 28, 2020, in San Jose, Negros Oriental. Photo courtesy of Negros Oriental Police Provincial Office

Abra town police officer shot dead

Jan 28, 2020 - 8:29 PM

Police Master Sergeant Frederick Fernandez Ybanez was about to enter his transient house in Poblacion, Villaviciosa, Abra

POLICE Master Sergeant Frederick Fernandez Ybanez (left) is shot dead by two unidentified men on January 28, 2019. File photo courtesy of Villaviciosa Municipal Police in Abra

2 Chinese, 1 Filipino killed in Taguig shooting incident

Jan 28, 2020 - 7:53 PM

Two Filipina children are also injured as gunmen on motorcycles open fire on the victims' car while driving along General Santos Avenue

Computer store owner, 2 employees shot dead in La Union

Jan 25, 2020 - 3:17 PM

This is the second time the Shaina Kenny Merchandise in San Fernando City is attacked by gunmen in 4 years

Gunman kills 6 in Germany attack – police

Jan 24, 2020 - 11:10 PM

The shooter, believed to have a personal motive, launches an assault in the town of Rot am See

SHOOTING. A policeman secures the area close to a house where a shooter, believed to have a personal motive, launched an assault on January 24, 2020l, in the town of Rot am See in southwestern Germany. Photo by Marijan Murat/DPA/AFP

At least one killed, several injured in Seattle mass shooting

Jan 23, 2020 - 11:06 AM

(UPDATED) One witness interviewed by local media says he had seen two men arguing loudly before they started shooting at one another, hitting bystanders

4 killed in Utah home shooting – police

Jan 18, 2020 - 4:27 PM

Police do not confirm media reports that the attacker and victims were all from the same family

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U.S. sends home 21 Saudis as probe finds shooting was 'terrorism'

Jan 14, 2020 - 6:01 AM

Attorney General Bill Barr says evidence shows the shooter was 'motivated by jihadist ideology'

NAVAL STATION. A general view of the atmosphere at the Pensacola Naval Air Station following a shooting on December 6, 2019 in Pensacola, Florida. File photo by Josh Brasted/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. to expel a dozen Saudi trainees after base attack probe – media

Jan 12, 2020 - 1:53 PM

While the trainees are not accused of aiding the shooter, some are found to have connections to extremist movements or be in possession of child pornography

NAVAL STATION. A general view of the atmosphere at the Pensacola Naval Air Station following a shooting on December 6, 2019 in Pensacola, Florida. File photo by Josh Brasted/Getty Images/AFP

Couple killed in 2nd reported shooting in Negros Oriental

Jan 03, 2020 - 7:25 PM

Felix and Avelina Garganian are killed by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Bayawan City

Riding-in-tandem gunmen attack lawyer in Dumaguete

Jan 03, 2020 - 12:24 PM

(UPDATED) 74-year-old lawyer Ray Moncada is in critical condition

Texas gun laws saved lives in church attack – Trump

Dec 31, 2019 - 10:54 AM

In a country where critics say guns are too readily available, the laws in Texas are among the most permissible

CHURCH SHOOTING. Authorities work the scene after a shooting took place during services at West Freeway Church of Christ on December 29, 2019 in White Settlement, Texas. Photo by Stewart F. House/AFP

Churchgoers kill gunman who shot 2 during Texas service

Dec 30, 2019 - 11:38 AM

A gunman kills a churchgoer and injures another before other parishioners return fire

2 killed in Texas shooting

Dec 29, 2019 - 9:16 AM

A group of Hispanic men working on set for a music video in Houston, Texas is attacked by still-unidentified shooters

Father kills man who cursed his son

Dec 28, 2019 - 12:12 PM

The suspect goes to the house of the victim, then shoots him 6 times

Cop, niece wounded in shooting in Cebu City

Dec 28, 2019 - 12:18 AM

Authorities are investigating whether the attempted killing was related to the policeman's former assignment as an intel operative

6 dead in hours-long Jersey City shootout

Dec 11, 2019 - 7:51 AM

(UPDATED) Jersey City Police Chief Michael Kelly says, in addition to the officer and the suspects, 3 civilians were killed in the incident that began around midday at a cemetery and ended in a store

ANOTHER SHOOTING. Police officers attend a emergency on the scene where active shooting is happening in Jersey City on December 10, 2019. Photo by Kena Betancur/AFP

Gunman kills himself after deadly Czech hospital rampage

Dec 10, 2019 - 5:08 PM

(UPDATED) Four men and two women died during the assault, which lasted only a few seconds according to police