Latest Shootings News

Omaha police investigating city's latest shooting death

Jun. 16, 2021 10:38 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police in Omaha are investigating the city’s latest shooting death that happened early Wednesday. Officers were alerted around 2:20 a.m. Wednesday to a shooting near a north Omaha intersection by the city’s ShotSpotter system, police said in a...

Hours after 4 killed in Chicago, 5 more hurt in shooting

Jun. 16, 2021 10:32 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Five people standing outside on Chicago's West Side were shot in a violent end to a day that began with a mass shooting on the city's South Side that left four people dead and four more injured, police said. Four men and one woman...

Kansas City police investigating shooting death Tuesday

Jun. 16, 2021 10:32 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City are investigating a shooting death inside a home in the Ivanhoe Northeast neighborhood. The shooting occurred around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday near E. 36th and Olive streets, police said in a news release. Arriving officers found a...

Police in Kansas City, Kansas, find man dead in vehicle

Jun. 16, 2021 10:18 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Kansas, are investigating after finding the body of a man who had been shot inside a car. Police said officers were called just after 7 a.m. Monday to a residential area a few blocks northwest of Klamm Park. Arriving...

Indiana man fatally shot in exchange of gunfire with police

Jun. 16, 2021 10:07 AM EDT

WOLCOTT, Ind. (AP) — A man who exchanged gunfire with northwest Indiana police officers sent to arrest him on a warrant was struck by gunfire and died at a hospital, police said Wednesday. Perry Boyd, 56, of Wolcott, died from his injuries Tuesday night at a Lafayette...

Tennessee deputy wounded, man dead after gunfire exchange

Jun. 16, 2021 09:21 AM EDT

WESTMORLAND, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee sheriff's deputy was wounded and a suspect was found dead after authorities responding to a report of an armed man causing a disturbance exchanged gunfire with him, officials said. Deputies from the Macon County Sheriff’s Office...

State police investigating shooting by Bridgeport officer

Jun. 16, 2021 09:07 AM EDT

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Bridgeport police officer shot and wounded a person Tuesday night while working with a federal and local law enforcement task force, authorities said. State police said Wednesday that the person was treated at a hospital for...

NY lifts more COVID-19 rules as it hits vaccination mark

Jun. 16, 2021 06:05 AM EDT

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that 70% of adults in New York have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, a threshold he said the state would celebrate by easing many of its remaining social distancing rules and shooting off fireworks. “What does 70% mean?...

Video shows man apologized before Honolulu police shot him

Jun. 16, 2021 02:57 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Doorbell camera video obtained and made public by lawyers representing the family of a man fatally shot two months ago by Honolulu police provides more information about the events that unfolded before the deadly encounter with officers. The footage...

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

Jun. 15, 2021 23:36 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A policeman has been charged with murder and two officers charged with attempted murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy, Honolulu prosecutors said Tuesday. The charges come after a grand jury last week declined to indict the...