Latest Shootings News

Chicago Police shoot man who fired at officers

Jan. 19, 2021 9:46 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A man who jumped from a car during a traffic stop and began running away Monday night was shot by police after he fired a gun officers, the department said. According to the police department, the 29-year-old man was a passenger in a car that had been pulled over on in the Homan Square...

Authorities: 9-year-old accidentally shoots his teen brother

Jan. 19, 2021 8:59 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 9-year-old boy playing with a gun accidentally shot his 15-year-old-brother in the leg inside their family's Cincinnati home, authorities said, but the injury was not considered life-threatening. Police responded to the home early Tuesday and found the teen, who had been shot at least...

Police: Man fires gun at car during road rage incident

Jan. 19, 2021 8:34 AM EST

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say that a man fired multiple shots at a car after apparently becoming upset because the other driver cut him off. The Free Lance-Star reports that the incident occurred Monday afternoon in Spotsylvania County. Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Maj. Troy Skebo...

1 dead, 1 seriously injured in shooting in Tacoma

Jan. 19, 2021 7:54 AM EST

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a deadly double shooting in Tacoma Monday night that left one man dead and another fighting for his life. Police said a 20-year-old man came to a business on South Sprague Avenue in Tacoma just before 7:30 p.m. He said he was in a nearby car with another...

This frame grab from video provided by WNEP-TV shows authorities at one of the scenes in a string of multiple shootings, late Monday, June 18, 2021, in Monroe County, Pa. Authorities say at least four people have been injured in the string of shootings that prompted a shelter-in-place order for some residents north of Mount Pocono. (Courtesy of WNEP TV via AP)

4 hurt in string of shootings in Pennsylvania's Poconos

Jan. 19, 2021 6:46 AM EST

MOUNT POCONO, Pa. (AP) — Authorities early Tuesday lifted a shelter-in-place order hours after a string of shootings left at least four people injured in a community in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains. Authorities tweeted that while the investigation was ongoing, they did not believe the public was in...

Police officer, suspect killed after armed standoff in Ohio

Jan. 19, 2021 6:05 AM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio city on Tuesday was mourning a police officer who died after an hourslong armed standoff ended in gunfire and also claimed the life of a suspect, police said. Toledo Police Officer Brandon Stalker, 24, was shot and killed Monday when Christopher Harris, 27, emerged from a home...

This frame grab from video provided by WNEP-TV shows authorities at one of the scenes in a string of multiple shootings, late Monday, June 18, 2021, in Monroe County, Pa. Authorities say at least four people have been injured in the string of shootings that prompted a shelter-in-place order for some residents north of Mount Pocono. (Courtesy of WNEP TV via AP)

4 hurt in string of shootings in Pocono Mountains community

Jan. 19, 2021 1:42 AM EST

MOUNT POCONO, Pa. (AP) — At least four people were injured Monday in a string of shootings that prompted an order to shelter in place for a Pennsylvania community in the Pocono Mountains, authorities said. Shots rang out not far from each other in at least four different areas of Monroe County,...

Ohio police officer killed in armed standoff with man

Jan. 18, 2021 11:40 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police officer was shot and killed after an hourslong armed standoff that resulted in gunfire Monday, police said. Toledo Police Officer Brandon Stalker, 24, died after the shooting that sent both him and the suspect to the hospital, Police Chief George Kral said at a Monday...

Police: 2 Louisiana teens fatally shoot each other

Jan. 18, 2021 7:11 PM EST

NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) — Two 16-year-olds have died after shooting each other simultaneously over the weekend, according to Louisiana authorities. New Iberia Police were called to a neighborhood Sunday night, where they found both teenagers lying in a roadway with gunshot wounds, police spokeswoman Sgt....

Woman found dead in car with unharmed infant in Missouri

Jan. 18, 2021 2:24 PM EST

A woman was found dead Monday in a parked car with an infant alongside her, authorities said. Police responding to a call about a “sudden death” about 7:30 a.m. found the woman suffering from a gunshot wound in a car at Spanish Lake in St. Louis County, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. She was...