Latest Shootings News

1 dead, 3 shot, 9 others injured in metro Phoenix shootings

Jun. 17, 2021 22:25 PM EDT

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — One person was killed and 12 others injured in reported drive-by shootings over a 90-minute span Thursday in three cities west of Phoenix, authorities said. A suspect was in custody, and authorities said a weapon was found in his vehicle. But it...

2 journalists killed in Mexico, 3 dead so far this year

Jun. 17, 2021 20:30 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in southern Mexico said reporter Gustavo Sánchez Cabrera was shot to death Thursday, and another journalist was killed just west of Mexico City, bringing to three the number killed so far this year in the country. Two other reporters have disappeared. ...

3 Honolulu police officers charged in killing of 16-year-old

Jun. 17, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A police officer was charged with murder and two others were charged with attempted murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy, Honolulu prosecutors said Tuesday. It comes after a grand jury last week declined to indict the...

New trial ordered for Spirit Lake man convicted of murder

Jun. 17, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

ORANGE CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man convicted of killing a man in rural Sioux County will get a new trial because of a mistake made during jury selection during his first trial, a judge has ruled. District Judge Jeffrey Neary ruled Wednesday Gregg Winterfeld, 71, of...

Man dies after Southern California police shootout

Jun. 17, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A man shot by police earlier this week during an armed confrontation in Southern California has died from his injuries, authorities said Thursday. Six Bakersfield police officers fired their weapons during Sunday's incident and have been...

Officials: Man in boy road rage killing admitted firing gun

Jun. 17, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man charged with killing a 6-year-old boy in a road rage incident last month told police he pulled out a gun and fired at a car on the freeway after he got angry with a driver who made a rude gesture, prosecutors said. ...

Man shot by trooper for not dropping shotgun pleads guilty

Jun. 17, 2021 17:01 PM EDT

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A man who was shot by a state trooper after he refused to drop a shotgun has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer. Bernard Rougeau, 50, pleaded guilty to the charge Wednesday in Bennington Superior criminal court in a...

Many small vaccine clinics helped Vermont reach 80% goal

Jun. 17, 2021 16:56 PM EDT

WATERBURY, Vt. (AP) — A small, walk-in vaccination clinic held in Waterbury on Thursday is one of the reasons Vermont was able to be the first state in the country to give at least one COVID-19 vaccination shot to 80% of the eligible population. On Thursday seven...

Honolulu police vow to be more transparent after shootings

Jun. 17, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The Honolulu Police Department says it is making changes to be more transparent and address use of force tactics. The department will hold news conferences within 24 hours of all shootings involving officers, implement training changes including...

Man charged in deadly shootout at Ohio drag racing track

Jun. 17, 2021 16:31 PM EDT

WEST SALEM, Ohio (AP) — A Cleveland man has been charged in connection with a shooting at a drag-racing track in northern Ohio that left an innocent bystander dead and injured three other people, authorities said. Jonathan Paul Roman Perez is charged with felonious...