Latest Shootings News

Suspects sought after Florida drive-by shooting wounds 11

Jan. 31, 2023 12:50 PM EST

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — The four-door sedan pulled up near an intersection in a central Florida city where people were milling about, the tinted windows came down and people from inside the vehicle started shooting in all directions, wounding 11 men, including two critically, police officials said....

New Mexico candidate indicted in drive-by shooting case

Jan. 31, 2023 11:30 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A political newcomer who lost his bid for the New Mexico statehouse has been indicted on charges of allegedly orchestrating a series of drive-by shootings at the homes of Democratic officials. A Bernalillo County grand jury returned a 14-count indictment...

Police: 10 wounded in drive-by shooting in central Florida

Jan. 31, 2023 06:45 AM EST

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Ten people were injured during a drive-by shooting in a central Florida neighborhood, police said. Lakeland Police Chief Sam Taylor said during a news conference that two of the victims were critically injured Monday afternoon, while the wounds of the other...

Deadline nears for Alec Baldwin in deadly movie set shooting

Jan. 31, 2023 04:36 AM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Prosecutors planned to file felony charges of involuntary manslaughter Tuesday in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin during a rehearsal on the set of a Western movie in 2021. Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins died shortly after being...

Officer wants charges dismissed in shooting of stranded man

Jan. 30, 2023 18:35 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — An attorney for one of two law enforcement officers indicted in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man who was stranded along a road in a small mountain town and having a “mental health crisis” last year is trying to have the charges thrown out against him. ...

Youth program leader hurt in school shooting out of hospital

Jan. 30, 2023 16:23 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The founder of an educational program for at-risk youth in Des Moines has been released from the hospital, his family said Monday, a week after he was wounded and two students were shot dead. Will Keeps, 49, a former Chicago gang member who moved to Iowa and...

Fort Wayne police arrest suspect in 2018 killings of 3 men

Jan. 30, 2023 14:14 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Fort Wayne police have arrested a suspect in the fatal 2018 shootings of three men in the northeastern Indiana city. Jacquail Belcher, 29, was arrested Friday without incident on three counts of murder, the Fort Wayne Police Department said. His initial...

Police: Officer fatally shoots Black man who pointed gun

Jan. 30, 2023 13:38 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An investigation is underway in Nashville, Tennessee on Monday after authorities say a police officer fatally shot a 47-year-old Black man who had pointed a gun at him. The fatal shooting occurred Sunday evening in North Nashville, when police responded to...

'Don’t be numb to this': Battling despair over gun deaths

Jan. 29, 2023 15:00 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Increasingly it feels like America is at war with itself. In New Orleans, just days into the new year, a 14-year-old girl was shot to death, along with her father and uncle. A few days after, in a Virginia classroom, a 6-year-old boy pulled out a gun and shot...

Virginia police: 4 juveniles charged in 16-year-old's death

Jan. 29, 2023 14:47 PM EST

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Four young people have been charged with second-degree murder for the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old in central Virginia this past week, police announced on Sunday. Chesterfield County Police said the four, whose names won’t be released because they are...