Latest Shootings News

Prosecutors rest case against 1 suspect in Chicago shooting

Aug. 21, 2018 12:00 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors have rested their case against one of the suspects in the 2013 death of a Chicago student who was shot just days after she performed with her high school band at President Barack Obama's inaugural festivities. Separate juries hearing the cases against Micheail Ward and Kenneth...

2 in custody for questioning in Tennessee shooting deaths

Aug. 20, 2018 6:58 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee have taken two people into custody for questioning in connection with two slayings outside a bar last week and a fatal shooting earlier. Nashville police said one person was located Monday at a residence, and the second came to a police station. Police have also...

2 teens found dead in a field among latest Chicago victims

Aug. 20, 2018 6:40 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Police said Monday that two teenage boys who were missing for days have been found shot to death in a field on Chicago's South Side and that two people have been taken into custody for questioning. The bodies of 16-year-old Raysuan Turner and 17-year-old Darnelle Flowers were found Sunday...

Police: Man shot, killed after officer injured in car stop

Aug. 20, 2018 5:56 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say an officer shot and killed a man after at least one officer was injured by a car during an attempted arrest in northeast Philadelphia. Capt. Sekou Kinebrew told reporters Monday evening that narcotics officers were trying to stop a car in the Tacony section of the city Monday...

Man pleads to voluntary manslaughter, gets 7 to 15 years

Aug. 20, 2018 5:42 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man has been sentenced to seven to 15 years in a shooting death in Pittsburgh's Crafton Heights section two years ago. Thirty-five-year-old Julius Stackhouse pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and a firearms count Monday. He was originally charged with homicide and conspiracy in...

Woman who returned to work after daughter was shot sentenced

Aug. 20, 2018 5:16 PM EDT

ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman who returned to work and delayed medical care after her 8-year-old son shot his 4-year-old sister multiple times with a rifle has been sentenced to six months in jail. Alyssa Edwards pleaded guilty in July to child endangerment charges. She also was sentenced Monday in...

Oklahoma officer to face trial in fatal shooting

Aug. 20, 2018 3:17 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A suspended Oklahoma City officer has been ordered to face trial in the on-duty fatal shooting of an unarmed suicidal man. A judge decided Friday to send Keith Patrick Sweeney's case to trial, the Oklahoman reported . Sweeney, 33, pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder charges in...

2 detained after shots are fired at US Embassy in Turkey

Aug. 20, 2018 2:59 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Shots were fired from a moving car at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey before dawn Monday, an attack that came during heightened tensions between the two NATO allies. Officials said two people with criminal records were detained. There were no casualties in the fleeting attack, in which three of...

Police: 1 dead after woman opens fire at Texas warehouse

Aug. 20, 2018 2:58 PM EDT

MISSOURI CITY, Texas (AP) — A female employee opened fire at a Houston-area food distribution center early Monday, killing a company manager and wounding another worker, police said. The shooter, identified by police as Kristine Peralez, 38, was also killed in the attack, which happened around 2:30 a.m. at...

The Latest: Suspect, a 2-year employee, fired on co-workers

Aug. 20, 2018 2:10 PM EDT

MISSOURI CITY, Texas (AP) — The Latest on deadly workplace shooting near Houston (all times local): 1 p.m. Police say a woman shot two co-workers at a Houston-area food distribution center, killing one and wounding the other. Missouri City police Capt. Paul Poulton says investigators are still trying to...