Latest Shootings News

Illinois man being fired from job fatally shoots 5 workers

Feb. 16, 2019 1:20 AM EST

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The frantic calls started pouring in at 1:24 p.m. A gunman was shooting people inside a sprawling manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois. Within four minutes, the first police officers rushed to the 29,000-square-foot building and were fired on immediately; one was struck outside...

Employee being fired fatally shoots 5 co-workers in Illinois

Feb. 15, 2019 11:42 PM EST

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — A 15-year employee being fired from a suburban Chicago manufacturing company started shooting Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was killed by police, authorities said. Aurora, Illinois, Police Chief Kristen Ziman said 45-year-old Gary Martin...

The Latest: Police say workplace gunman was being fired

Feb. 15, 2019 11:01 PM EST

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a business in Aurora, Illinois (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Police say the gunman who killed five people at a suburban Chicago business was a 15-year employee who was being fired. Aurora Police Chief Kristen Ziman says 45-year-old Gary Martin "was being...

New Mexico library killer sentenced to life in prison

Feb. 15, 2019 8:18 PM EST

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico teenager convicted of opening fire and killing two people at a public library will spend decades in prison before being eligible for parole under a sentence imposed Friday by a state district judge. Judge James Hudson made his decision after hearing emotional testimony...

Chief: Officer lied in affidavit before deadly Houston raid

Feb. 15, 2019 6:56 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A lead investigator lied in an affidavit justifying a drug raid on a Houston home in which two residents were killed and four undercover officers were shot and wounded during a gun battle, the city's police chief said Friday. In the search warrant that was used to justify entering the home,...

Police chief identifies gunman in fatal shootings in Aurora, Illinois, industrial park as 45-year-old Gary Martin

Feb. 15, 2019 6:42 PM EST
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Police chief identifies gunman in fatal shootings in Aurora, Illinois, industrial park as 45-year-old Gary Martin.

Police chief says five people were killed in a shooting at a suburban Chicago business

Feb. 15, 2019 6:40 PM EST
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Police chief says five people were killed in a shooting at a suburban Chicago business.

Teen planned to shoot ex-girlfriend at school, documents say

Feb. 15, 2019 6:26 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A note found in a 16-year-old boy's pocket indicated that he had planned to kill his ex-girlfriend and others on Valentine's Day, when he fired a gunshot inside his high school, according to documents filed by authorities in court. No one was injured in the shooting that happened...

Man to stand trial in boy's fatal Detroit freeway shooting

Feb. 15, 2019 5:55 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A 24-year-old Detroit man will stand trial for murder in the shooting death of a 3-year-old boy on a Detroit freeway during a case of road rage. Judge Ronald Giles bound over Derrick Durham on Friday during after a preliminary hearing. Durham is charged in the death of 3-year-old Christian...

Kane County coroner says at least one person is dead after shooting at business in suburban Chicago

Feb. 15, 2019 5:07 PM EST
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Kane County coroner says at least one person is dead after shooting at business in suburban Chicago.