Latest Shootings News

Man wounded in shooting by 2 Kansas City, Kansas officers

May. 25, 2020 2:26 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A man was hospitalized after being shot by two Kansas City, Kansas, police officers early Monday, police said. The officers suffered minor injuries, police spokeswoman Nancy Chartrand said. The officers were patrolling near an apartment complex when a combative, armed man...

Chief: Officers shoot, injure man who pointed rifle at them

May. 25, 2020 2:16 PM EDT

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police officers shot and injured a man who pointed a rifle at them after attempting to carjack a woman who was waiting for a fast food restaurant in Daytona Beach to open on Monday morning, authorities said. The woman was waiting outside a Popeyes restaurant around 8 a.m. when...

Police investigate fatal shooting of man at Cheyenne motel

May. 25, 2020 2:08 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Police have identified a person of interest in connection with the death of a man who was shot at a Cheyenne motel, police said Sunday. Thirty-six-year-old Aaron Briggs of Cheyenne was found wounded on Friday night about a block from the Lariat Motel, police said. He was taken to...

Man charged in shooting death of woman in St. Louis County

May. 25, 2020 12:46 PM EDT

JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) — A man is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a woman in St. Louis County. Charges were filed Monday against 27-year-old Darius Ware of St. Louis. He is jailed without bond. The shooting happened Sunday in Jennings. Police say 22-year-old Lawren Mitchell was...

Man dies in latest shooting on Myrtle Beach tourist strip

May. 25, 2020 12:15 PM EDT

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has died after he was shot near the main tourist strip in Myrtle Beach, the third shooting in the area in a little more than a week. The Horry County coroner tells The Sun News of Myrtle Beach that Cadric Elmore Jr. of Greenwood was found shot to death early...

Sheriff: Elderly West Virginia man killed by relative

May. 25, 2020 12:04 PM EDT

CROSS LANES, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say an 80-year-old West Virginia man was shot to death by a family member Sunday evening. The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office told news outlets Sunday that the suspect, a male relative of the elderly man, was detained after the shooting in Cross Lanes. No other...

Man arrested in shooting death of another in North Platte

May. 25, 2020 11:37 AM EDT

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Police in western Nebraska have arrested a man in the fatal shooting last week of another man in North Platte. Police said Keith L. Allen, 43, was arrested at the scene of the Friday afternoon shooting that killed 25-year-old Brett Torres, the North Platte Telegraph reported....

2 dead, 5 wounded after shooting at South Carolina party

May. 25, 2020 11:17 AM EDT

JONESVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A party attended by hundreds on a rural road in upstate South Carolina ended with gunfire, two men dead and five more wounded. The Union County coroner said 21-year-old Curtis Lamont Bomar of Spartanburg died Saturday night before he could be taken to a hospital, while 17-year-old...

Minot police say accidental shooting victim has died

May. 25, 2020 10:53 AM EDT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Police say the victim of an accidental shooting in Minot has died of injuries suffered last week. Connie Elizabeth Rod, 37, died at Trinity Hospital after she was shot in northwest Minot last Thursday evening, Minot police said Monday. The initial report indicated a male accidentally...

Monroe cop shot while investigating carjacking

May. 25, 2020 10:09 AM EDT

MONROE, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan police officer investigating a carjacking was shot during a traffic stop, authorities said. The shooting occurred Sunday night in a busy commercial area near Interstate 75 in Monroe, 40 miles (64.3 kilometers) south of Detroit. The officer, Cpl. Renae Peterson, was in...