Latest Shootings News

2 North Dakota officers cleared in wounding of suspect

Feb. 04, 2023 16:54 PM EST

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Two North Dakota police officers who wounded a suspect in an exchange of gunfire have been cleared of any wrongdoing. The Bismarck Tribune reports that the decision allows Williston officers Tyler Iwen and Jordan Patton to return to active duty. They had...

Grand jury: 5 Salem cops justified in fatal shooting of man

Feb. 03, 2023 23:03 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Marion County grand jury has found five Salem police officers were justified in the fatal shooting of a man last month. The decision came Friday in the death of Michael Compton, 27, after hearing testimony from over a dozen witnesses and reviewing video...

Officer shot at public library remains in critical condition

Feb. 03, 2023 11:48 AM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee police officer who was shot at a public library while responding to a trespassing complaint remained in “extremely critical condition” on Friday, Memphis Police said. The officer was hospitalized Thursday after the shooting at the Poplar-White...

Police now say no evidence of planned big Hollywood shooting

Feb. 02, 2023 23:14 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police on Thursday said there isn't any evidence that a mass shooting was planned by a man who stockpiled guns and ammunition in his Hollywood high-rise apartment. Braxton Johnson was taken into custody Tuesday after he allegedly made violent threats to security...

Teen arrested after entering Texas school following shooting

Feb. 02, 2023 18:17 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A teenager who was involved in a shooting on Thursday with Houston police fled into a nearby high school, resulting in a lockdown of the campus and his arrest, police said. No injuries inside the school were reported. The teenager was part of a group of individuals...

Chicago suburb settles lawsuit over boy's shooting for $12M

Feb. 02, 2023 14:47 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The family of a suburban Chicago boy who was 12 when an officer shot him in the knee during a 2019 police raid will receive $12 million under a settlement of the family’s lawsuit. The settlement, which will be paid by the village of Richton Park’s insurance...

Separate shootings in South Africa towns leave 10 dead

Feb. 02, 2023 06:19 AM EST

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Two separate shootings in rural towns in South Africa's Eastern Cape province killed 10 people, police said Thursday. The Wednesday night killings came on the heels of a shooting at a birthday party in the same province on Sunday that left eight...

Man pleads not guilty in deadly San Diego shootings

Feb. 01, 2023 23:12 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man accused of killing a man and wounding three other people in a series of random shootings in San Diego last week pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges including murder and attempted murder. Jaime Gonzalez, 22, of Lemon Grove, entered pleas for the alleged...

Nebraska man who shot inside Target got rifle 4 days earlier

Feb. 01, 2023 19:45 PM EST

The man who was fatally shot by police after entering a Target store in Omaha, Nebraska, armed with an AR-15-style rifle had obtained the weapon just four days earlier at a Cabela’s sporting goods store, police said Wednesday. No one else was hurt. Court records show that the man,...

Lawsuit can proceed against Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse

Feb. 01, 2023 19:19 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge in Wisconsin ruled Wednesday that a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a man shot and killed by Kyle Rittenhouse during a protest in 2020 can proceed against Rittenhouse, police officers and others. The father of Anthony Huber, one...