Latest Shootings News

2 charged, 2 sought in death outside cheesesteak restaurant

Sep. 20, 2021 18:47 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities have announced charges against two men and arrest warrants against two others in the death of a New York City man beaten with a trash can lid and pummeled during a brawl outside a famous Philadelphia cheesesteak restaurant last week ...

Deputy's shooting sends 'shock waves,' says sheriff

Sep. 20, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

NEW HARMONY, Ind. (AP) — Neighbors are shocked over a shooting in a southwestern Indiana town that involved a sheriff's deputy and a former law enforcer. Posey County sheriff's Deputy Bryan Hicks was shot in the head Saturday night in New Harmony and was recovering at...

Oklahoma sets 7 executions in 6 months; 1st since 2015

Sep. 20, 2021 18:13 PM EDT

Oklahoma scheduled seven executions Monday in what would be the first lethal injections for the state since putting them on hold six years ago following a series of mishaps. Among the men scheduled to die is Julius Darius Jones, even though the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole...

Trial set for Texas officer who shot Black woman in her home

Sep. 20, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A date has been set for the trial of a former Fort Worth police officer who was charged with murder after shooting a Black woman through a back window of her home while responding to a call about an open front door in 2019. Aaron Dean's trial is...

Police: North Carolina woman fatally shot, hit by car

Sep. 20, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A woman has died in a North Carolina city after she was shot and hit by a car, police said Monday. Greensboro police officers responding to a call about an assault on Sunday found Keyoka Robinson, 33, of Greensboro lying in the street with a...

Police: 1 dead, 5 wounded in drive-by shooting

Sep. 20, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A drive-by shooting in north Philadelphia killed one person and wounded five others, authorities said. Police said a gunman in the back seat of a car opened fire shortly before 2:30 p.m. Monday at a group of people standing on a street in the Fern...

Police: 2 shot at Virginia high school, suspect in custody

Sep. 20, 2021 17:13 PM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Two students were wounded in a shooting at a Virginia high school and a suspect is in custody, police said Monday. A 17-year-old boy was shot in the side of his face at Heritage High School and a 17-year-old girl was shot in the leg, Newport...

Feds `examining' shooting of Black man by Georgia trooper

Sep. 20, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Federal authorities said Monday they are looking into the shooting death of a Black man by a Georgia state trooper, who tried to stop the motorist last year over a broken tail light. The family of Julian Lewis have been urging federal investigators...

Houston officer dead, another wounded while serving warrant

Sep. 20, 2021 16:46 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston police officer was killed and another was wounded Monday morning during a shooting that also killed a 31-year-old man whom the officers were attempting to arrest on drug charges, authorities said. The veteran officers were each shot multiple...

Shooting in South Carolina town leaves 1 dead, 7 others hurt

Sep. 20, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

YEMASSEE, S.C. (AP) — Police were searching for suspects after a shooting left one person dead and seven others injured — including several children — in the small town of Yemassee. The shooting happened early Sunday morning, when an argument began and then...