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Scottsdale police investigating a suspected suicide case

Apr. 12, 2021 15:58 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A man is suspected of fatally shooting his wife and barricading himself in their Scottsdale home before turning a gun on himself, police said Monday. The names and ages of the couple haven’t been released yet. Police said...

Police: Minnesota officer meant to draw Taser, not handgun

Apr. 12, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb apparently intended to fire a Taser, not a handgun, as the man struggled with police, the city’s police chief said Monday. Brooklyn Center...

Red Sox-Twins game postponed following fatal police shooting

Apr. 12, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins postponed their game against the Boston Red Sox on Monday because of safety concerns following the fatal police shooting of a Black man and the potential for unrest in the area. The Red Sox and Twins were scheduled to begin a...

Minnesota Twins postpone game against Boston Red Sox, citing safety concerns in wake of police shooting in suburbs

Apr. 12, 2021 14:54 PM EDT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins postpone game against Boston Red Sox, citing safety concerns in wake of police shooting in suburbs.

Man shot at his home two weeks ago killed in second shooting

Apr. 12, 2021 14:37 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who survived a shooting in front of his house was shot to death two weeks later while he sat on his porch, police said. Winston-Salem police said Demar Marquis Floyd, 27, was sitting on his porch Saturday night when the...

New Orleans shootings leave 1 teen dead, another wounded

Apr. 12, 2021 14:06 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two teenagers have been shot multiple times in New Orleans, police said. A 16-year-old boy died at the scene, and a 15-year-old boy was hospitalized with critical injuries. Police said in a news release that the shootings happened...

Police investigating fatal shooting of 21-year-old man

Apr. 12, 2021 14:05 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A 21-year-old man was found shot to death on Monday morning inside a vehicle in Providence, police said. Police responded to Atlantic Avenue in the city's Elmwood section at about 2 a.m. after getting a call from a neighbor who spotted the body...

Waterbury police investigate shooting that left 4 injured

Apr. 12, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police were investigating a shooting in Waterbury over the weekend that left four men injured. Officers responding to a weapons complaint near Gasparri Lane early Saturday found blood trails and evidence of gunfire, a Waterbury police...

Baby killed, 2 other children wounded in Syracuse shooting

Apr. 12, 2021 12:13 PM EDT

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A baby girl was killed and two other young girls were wounded by gunfire while in the backseat of a car in Syracuse, police said Monday. The children were riding in a car with two women, their mothers, shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday when someone...

Man suspected of fatally shooting 2 women found dead

Apr. 12, 2021 11:44 AM EDT

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man suspected of fatally shooting two woman has been found dead in his vehicle, police said. Authorities had been searching Monday morning for Shaun R. Varsos, 36, of Nashville in the killings at a subdivision in Lebanon. ...