Latest Shootings News

Death of divorcing couple was murder-suicide, police say

Dec. 10, 2019 8:04 AM EST

WILDWOOD, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis area man fatally shot his estranged wife in the parking lot of their daughter's apartment building and then killed himself after setting a fire at the home they once shared, authorities say. Chesterfield police found the body of 59-year-old Bobette Everhart-Boal about 12:45...

Georgia man serving life for Mississippi murder seeks pardon

Dec. 10, 2019 8:01 AM EST

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Georgia man serving a life in prison in Mississippi for murder wants that state's governor to commute his sentence. Jodon Antonio Slaughter, 53, ran a legal notice required to make the reduction request in the classified ads section of The Sun Herald. Friends and family can...

2 men killed in St. Louis suburb of Jennings

Dec. 10, 2019 7:08 AM EST

JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a double homicide in the St. Louis area. St. Louis County police say officers responded around 7:15 p.m. Monday to Jennings after someone reported a shooting. One man was pronounced dead at the scene. Another man was rushed to a hospital, where he was...

Suspect shoots 6 dead in Czech hospital, then kills self

Dec. 10, 2019 6:45 AM EST

PRAGUE (AP) — A man with an illegal gun shot six people dead and wounded three more in a hospital in the eastern Czech Republic Tuesday, the prime minister and officials said. The apparent suspect later shot himself dead as police approached his car. Prime Minister Andrej Babis told Czech public television...

The heart of Pensacola: City has strong ties with naval base

Dec. 10, 2019 6:44 AM EST

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — There’s a message board in Gary Yetter’s brewery, located near Naval Air Station Pensacola. The idea is, a customer buys a beer for a friend who isn’t there, puts their name on it and when the friend comes in, they have a free beer waiting for them. Right now,...

Officials say 4 people dead, 2 wounded in shooting in a hospital in eastern Czech Republic; shooter is at large

Dec. 10, 2019 3:11 AM EST
PRAGUE (AP) — Officials say 4 people dead, 2 wounded in shooting in a hospital in eastern Czech Republic; shooter is at large.

Casa Grande drive-by shooting suspect extradited from Texas

Dec. 10, 2019 12:18 AM EST

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect in a drive-by shooting in Casa Grande last year has been extradited from Texas to Arizona. The Casa Grande Dispatch reports 21-year-old Donovan Bingaman has been booked into jail on a $1 million bond on suspicion of drive-by shooting, aggravated assault...

Minnesota deputy says man aimed gun at him before shooting

Dec. 10, 2019 12:05 AM EST

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota sheriff's deputy who faces trial in the April 2018 fatal shooting of a suicidal man says he had no choice but to shoot because he saw the man aim a gun at him and another deputy. Washington County Sheriff's Deputy Brian Krook is charged with second-degree manslaughter...

No bond for suspect in officer's death; mental illness cited

Dec. 9, 2019 9:09 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Attorneys for a man accused of fatally shooting a Houston officer said Monday that their client has a history of mental illness, as a judge ordered him to remain jailed without bond. Arturo Solis, dressed in yellow jail clothing, said nothing during a short court hearing before state...

Portland police release names in officer shooting of man

Dec. 9, 2019 9:08 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police have released the name of the officer who shot and killed a man Sunday afternoon outside a coffee shop on Portland's southeast side. The Portland Police Bureau said Monday that Officer Justin Raphael shot the man while Officer Daniel Leonard used less lethal force during the...