Latest Shootings News

Florida mother arrested after 2-year-old shot in the leg

Nov. 19, 2019 7:22 AM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A 26-year-old Florida woman is accused of shooting her 2-year-old daughter in the leg. Davesha Pough was arrested Monday on a child neglect charge. She’s being held without bond in the Volusia County Jail. An arrest report says Pough told police that the bullet came...

Authorities: Shooting in Newark leaves 1 dead, 3 injured

Nov. 19, 2019 7:17 AM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a shooting in New Jersey’s largest city has left one person dead and three others injured. The gunfire in Newark erupted shortly after 5 p.m. Monday. But it wasn’t immediately clear what sparked the shooting or how many shooters may have been involved. The...

2 killed in separate shootings in Milwaukee Monday

Nov. 19, 2019 6:48 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Police say two men have died in separate shootings in Milwaukee, including one inside a liquor store. No arrests have been made in the fatal shooting of a 26-year-old man on the city’s southside about 10 p.m. Monday. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. In another shooting...

Prosecutor clears Iowa City officer who shot woman

Nov. 19, 2019 6:18 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Johnson County’s top prosecutor has cleared an Iowa City officer who shot a woman who’s accused of shooting him with a BB gun. County Attorney Janet Lyness says in a report issued Monday that Officer Michael Clark acted with reasonable force on July 29. The Iowa...

Deadly attack leaves California Hmong community in shock

Nov. 19, 2019 5:52 AM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A close-knit Hmong community was in shock after gunmen burst into a California backyard gathering and shot 10 men, killing four. “We are right now just trying to figure out what to do, what are the next steps. How do we heal, how do we know what's going on,” said Bobby...

Officers cleared in death of bipolar woman armed with ax

Nov. 19, 2019 4:30 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police have been cleared of wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a bipolar Virginia woman whose psychiatrist asked authorities to check on her. Henrico Commonwealth’s Attorney Shannon Taylor told reporters Monday that no charges will be filed against the two Henrico police...

Man gets 98 days in jail for threatening workplace shooting

Nov. 19, 2019 4:22 AM EST

GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been sentenced to 98 days in jail for threatening to shoot up the Honda dealership where he worked. The Capital reports 32-year-old Thomas Cudnik Jr., of Glen Burnie, pleaded guilty Friday to making a threat of mass violence. He was sentenced to 10 years in jail...

No charges yet for men in deadly Halloween shooting

Nov. 19, 2019 1:41 AM EST

ORINDA, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors said Monday that they won’t immediately file criminal charges against five men arrested on suspicion of shooting up a San Francisco Bay Area Halloween party, killing five people. The Contra Costa County district attorney’s office couldn’t meet the...

4 men arrested in deadly California Halloween shooting freed

Nov. 19, 2019 1:23 AM EST

ORINDA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on no charges being filed in California Halloween shooting (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Four of five men arrested in connection with a shooting that killed five people at a California Halloween party have been freed from custody after prosecutors declined to file criminal...

Man to plead guilty to making ammo bought by Vegas shooter

Nov. 19, 2019 12:02 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona man is due to plead guilty to illegally manufacturing tracer and armor-piercing bullets found in a high-rise hotel suite where a gunman took aim before the Las Vegas Strip massacre two years ago. Douglas Haig isn’t accused of a direct role in the Oct. 1, 2017, shooting...