Latest Shootings News

2 officers wounded in Houston shooting out of hospital

Jan. 28, 2022 22:26 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Two Houston police officers who were wounded in a shootout with a suspect were discharged from the hospital Friday, police said. In a statement, the Houston Police Department said Officers N. Gadson, 35, and D. Hayden, 32, were discharged from Memorial Hermann...

Prosecutors: Felon fired BB gun at Planned Parenthood clinic

Jan. 28, 2022 20:58 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A convicted felon suspected of firing a BB gun at a Planned Parenthood clinic in California on multiple occasions was arrested Friday on a federal firearms charge. Richard Chamberlin, 53, had a loaded .22 caliber semi-automatic handgun in his car when he was...

Nashville officer in shooting loses police power amid review

Jan. 28, 2022 20:44 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville’s police chief stripped an officer of policing authority Friday after he fired the final two shots to end a fatal interstate highway standoff in which nine officers opened fire on a man holding a box cutter. Authorities had pleaded during the...

Man cleared in Alabama shooting of NFL player's brother

Jan. 28, 2022 20:11 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A 24-year-old man was acquitted Friday of fatally shooting the brother of an NFL football player in 2019. After two days of deliberations, a Jefferson County jury decided Darrius Frazier fired in self-defense when he killed 27-year-old Gjamal Antonio...

Report: CHP justified in killing homeless man armed with gun

Jan. 28, 2022 19:23 PM EST

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — A California Highway Patrol officer who shot and killed a homeless man who fired a gun at him was justified in using lethal force, the Orange County district attorney's office said Friday. Armando Sabat, 71, was shot several times during an October 2020...

Denver police: Suspect identified in four cold case killings

Jan. 28, 2022 17:51 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Denver police say they have identified a man responsible for killing three women and a 17-year-old girl in separate incidents between 1978 and 1981 by using DNA technology and genealogy to link the cold cases to a single suspect. The man, Joe Michael Ervin, killed...

Colorado supermarket reopening months after mass shooting

Jan. 28, 2022 17:43 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado supermarket where 10 people were killed in a mass shooting last year i s set to reopen Feb. 9 with a ceremony to remember those who lost their lives. “We know that restoring this location is a very important step in our healing journey," Joe...

Police: Another person found fatally shot in Cedar Rapids

Jan. 28, 2022 17:38 PM EST

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — For a second straight day, police in Cedar Rapids have responded to a fatal shooting within the city. Someone called 911 around 7:30 a.m. Friday to report a person down in Cedar Valley Park, police said in a news release. Arriving officers found the body...

New York gives final salute to slain NYPD officer

Jan. 28, 2022 17:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Praised as a hero who wanted to help the New York Police Department evolve, slain Officer Jason Rivera drew tributes and vows that the force will “never give up” at a funeral Friday for the rookie who was gunned down with his partner last week. Police filled the...

North Dakota man gets 5 years for shooting man in the face

Jan. 28, 2022 16:48 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A North Dakota man accused of shooting a St. Paul man in the face this past fall has been sentenced to five years in custody. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reported that Ramsey County Judge Reynaldo Aligada Jr. sentenced 46-year-old Eddie Lee Washington of...