Latest Shootings News

Connecticut trooper who fatally shot man in stopped car set to go on trial

Feb. 21, 2024 00:38 AM EST

A Connecticut state trooper who killed a 19-year-old man while firing seven gunshots into a stopped car in 2020 is set to stand trial for manslaughter. Jury selection is scheduled to begin Wednesday in the trial of Trooper Brian North. North has pleaded not guilty to first-degree...

What's the latest in the investigation of the shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl parade?

Feb. 21, 2024 00:20 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have charged two men with murder in a shooting during a Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl victory celebration that left one person dead and roughly two dozen others injured. The arrests came after police announced Friday that they had detained two...

Jury selection begins for trial of "Rust" armorer in fatal 2021 shooting by Alec Baldwin

Feb. 21, 2024 00:11 AM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Prosecutors in New Mexico want more accountability for the 2021 death of a cinematographer who was fatally shot by actor Alec Baldwin during a rehearsal for the Western film “Rust.” Before Baldwin's case progresses, the armorer on the set will be tried on...

Judge sets $5M bond for Colorado student accused of killing his dorm roommate and another person

Feb. 20, 2024 19:23 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A judge on Tuesday raised the bond for a student being held in the deaths of two people shot in a dorm room at a Colorado college to $5 million after a prosecutor said there were indications he tried to flee and had a gun when he was arrested. The bond for Nicholas...

2 men are charged with murder in the deadly shooting at Kansas City's Super Bowl celebration

Feb. 20, 2024 18:43 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two men charged with murder in last week's shooting after the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade were strangers who pulled out guns and began firing within seconds of starting an argument, according to court documents released Tuesday. Missouri...

Three slain Minnesota first responders remembered for their commitment to service

Feb. 20, 2024 17:09 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two young police officers and a firefighter-paramedic were killed in a burst of gunfire Sunday as they responded to a domestic disturbance call in the Minneapolis suburb of Burnsville. Another officer also was injured, and the man identified as the shooter fatally shot himself,...

What to know about the Minnesota shooting that killed 2 police officers and a firefighter

Feb. 20, 2024 16:52 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota are continuing to investigate the killings of two police officers and a firefighter who responded to a domestic incident at home in suburban Minneapolis. Investigators say the three were slain by an armed man who opened fire on responders from the...

Utah 9-year-old arrested in fatal shooting of a family member

Feb. 20, 2024 15:59 PM EST

TOOELE, Utah (AP) — A 9-year-old child has been arrested in northern Utah for fatally shooting a family member in the head, police said Tuesday. Officers from the Tooele City Police Department, located 35 miles (56 kilometers) southwest of Salt Lake City, were dispatched to the...

2 adults are charged with murder in the deadly shooting at Kansas City's Super Bowl celebration, prosecutor says

Feb. 20, 2024 15:26 PM EST
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — 2 adults are charged with murder in the deadly shooting at Kansas City's Super Bowl celebration, prosecutor says.

Louisville police suspend officer who fired weapon during 2023 pursuit, injuring 2 teens

Feb. 20, 2024 14:59 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Louisville police officer who fired his weapon and injured two teenage suspects last year has been suspended for 20 days in what police officials called an accidental shooting. The officer, Brendan Kaiser, also was cleared by prosecutors of criminal charges...