Latest Shootings News

Ohio officer won't be charged in deadly shooting after chase

Oct. 22, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

A police officer won't face any state charges for fatally shooting a 19-year-old man after a car chase that began with a stop for a loud muffler near Cleveland, Ohio’s attorney general said Friday. A Cuyahoga County grand jury on Thursday declined to indict the East...

Manslaughter charges dismissed against Park Police officers

Oct. 22, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday tossed out involuntary manslaughter charges against two U.S. Park Police officers who fatally shot an unarmed motorist in northern Virginia four years ago. U.S. District Judge Claude Hilton issued an opinion declaring...

No arrests yet in Tacoma shooting that killed 4

Oct. 22, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Gunshots rang out across several streets during a shooting that killed four people in a neighborhood in Tacoma, Washington, authorities said. A search for a suspect or suspects continued Friday and investigators have not yet said what led to the...

Man pleads guilty in St. Louis Catholic store killing

Oct. 22, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former pastor accused of sexually assaulting two women inside a suburban St. Louis Catholic supply store, then killing a third when she refused his sexual demands pleaded guilty Friday to first-degree murder and other charges. Thomas Bruce's plea...

Baldwin: Killing of cinematographer was 'tragic accident'

Oct. 22, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Alec Baldwin said Friday that his killing of a cinematographer with a prop gun on a movie set was a “tragic accident” as authorities investigated the shooting, which also wounded the director. Halyna Hutchins, the...

Employee who killed gunman likely saved lives, police say

Oct. 22, 2021 17:17 PM EDT

SUPERIOR, Neb. (AP) — An employee who returned fire after a gunman killed two people at a Nebraska grain elevator likely prevented more deaths, a Nebraska State Patrol official said Friday. The employee, who was not named, retrieved a weapon and shot Max Hoskinson, 61,...

911 caller on Murdaugh's road shooting: 'looks like a setup'

Oct. 22, 2021 16:36 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A woman who reported seeing a man later identified as South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh bloodied on a roadside after a shooting told an emergency dispatcher she didn’t stop because it “looks like a setup,” according to 911 calls released Friday. ...

Police say officer fires at knife-wielding man in Manhattan

Oct. 22, 2021 16:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A police officer fired at a man who was threatening people with knives in lower Manhattan on Friday, police said. The single gunshot fired by the officer shortly after 8:30 a.m. on the Bowery did not strike anyone or damage any property, a police...

Award-winning teenage rapper shot to death in Sweden

Oct. 22, 2021 15:12 PM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — An award-winning 19-year-old Swedish rapper was shot to death in southern Stockholm in an incident that media reports on Friday said was likely to be gang-related. The case has shocked the Swedish entertainment world and highlighted what officials said...

Deputies who shot, killed man in Vancouver identified

Oct. 22, 2021 14:45 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The names of the Clark County sheriff’s deputies who fatally shot a man Sunday in Vancouver, Washington, have been released along with more details on why they attempted to stop his vehicle. Police on Thursday identified deputies David Delin...