Latest Shootings News

Police sergeant remains hospitalized after clinic shooting

Jul. 16, 2019 11:24 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police say a sergeant who was shot during an incident at a Baltimore methadone clinic that left two people dead remains hospitalized. Baltimore police said in a statement Tuesday that 48-year-old Billy Shiflett is still being treated for a gunshot wound in his lower abdomen. Shiflett had...

Atlanta FedEx driver transports shooting victims to hospital

Jul. 16, 2019 6:19 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A FedEx truck driver in Atlanta is being credited for transporting three shooting victims to a hospital. News outlets report four people were shot Monday. Before police arrived, three of the victims flagged down a FedEx driver who took them to Grady Memorial Hospital. The fourth person was...

Tennessee man convicted in killing of pawn shop owner

Jul. 16, 2019 4:58 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been sentenced to life in prison for the fatal shooting of a pawn shop owner more than five years ago. The Shelby County district attorney's office said Monday that 35-year-old Charles Griffen was sentenced by a Criminal Court judge after Griffen was convicted of...

Indiana police officer who fatally shot black man resigns

Jul. 15, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A white Indiana police officer who fatally shot a black man, sparking protests and roiling the presidential campaign of South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, has resigned, the local police union announced Monday. The Fraternal Order of Police said Sgt. Ryan O'Neill's resignation from the...

Ex-cop who killed 911 caller now in prison outside Minnesota

Jul. 15, 2019 9:27 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former Minneapolis police officer sentenced to more than 12 years for fatally shooting a woman who called 911 to report a possible crime has been moved to a prison outside of Minnesota. A representative of the Minnesota Department of Corrections told KSTP-TV that Mohamed Noor has...

Officer charged in ex-wife's shooting death, wounding of man

Jul. 15, 2019 9:08 PM EDT

JEFFERSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty police officer has been charged in the fatal shooting of his ex-wife and wounding of a man at a New Jersey home. Morris County prosecutors say Newark police Officer John Formisano was arrested early Monday in Livingston, New Jersey, not long after the...

Brother of slain Sandy Hook student plans to run for office

Jul. 15, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The 19-year-old brother of a Sandy Hook school shooting victim and outspoken advocate for greater school safety measures says he's running for the Connecticut Senate. Republican JT Lewis of Newtown posted a video on Twitter Monday, announcing plans to challenge Republican Sen. Tony...

Man killed at Washington immigration jail shot many times

Jul. 15, 2019 5:06 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say an armed man who threw incendiary devices at an immigration detention center in Washington state died of multiple gunshot wounds after four police officers opened fire. The Pierce County medical examiner's office said Monday that Willem Van Spronsen, 69, of Vashon...

The Latest: Man killed at immigration jail shot many times

Jul. 15, 2019 3:57 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on The Latest on the death of a man who threw incendiary devices at an immigration detention center in Washington state (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Authorities say an armed man who threw incendiary devices at an immigration detention center in Washington state died of...

Police: 2 dead, officer hurt at Baltimore methadone clinic

Jul. 15, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A man demanding methadone opened fire at a Baltimore addiction clinic Monday, killing one person and wounding a police sergeant before he was fatally shot by police, authorities said. Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said at a news conference that the gunman had gone into the...