Latest Shootings News

Man pleads guilty in deputy's slaying; gets life sentence

Sep. 23, 2019 4:24 PM EDT

BATAVIA, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting an Ohio deputy has pleaded guilty to an aggravated murder charge and has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Authorities say 24-year-old Wade Edward Winn shot through a wall at Clermont County sheriff's deputies, killing Deputy Bill Brewer...

The Latest: Layout of Dallas complex often led to confusion

Sep. 23, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a former Dallas police officer charged in the shooting death of her neighbor inside his apartment (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A defense attorney for a former Dallas police officer accused of fatally shooting a man who she wrongly believed was in her own apartment...

New Hampshire man charged in hookah lounge shooting

Sep. 23, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

EVERETT, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a New Hampshire man has agreed to return to Massachusetts to face charges in connection with a fatal weekend shooting at a hookah lounge. A spokeswoman for the Middlesex district attorney says 29-year-old Charles Demos, of Rochester, New Hampshire, was arrested Sunday...

Trial begins for former Dallas cop who fatally shot neighbor

Sep. 23, 2019 3:16 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A white Dallas police officer who fatally shot a black neighbor in his own home was distracted by a phone call with a colleague with whom she had been romantically involved, a prosecutor said Monday at the start of the officer's trial. Amber Guyger, 31, has said the shooting last year...

Suspect in officer shooting, bike attack charged

Sep. 23, 2019 3:03 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A man suspected of shooting a Chicago police officer and of being the bicyclist who shot a woman near downtown days earlier has been charged with five counts of attempted murder. Police told reporters Monday that 45-year-old Michael Blackman faces one count for Wednesday's shooting, one for...

Woman charged in husband's killing held on $1M bond

Sep. 23, 2019 2:39 PM EDT

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman authorities say got her cousin to kill her husband has been held on $1 million bond. The Connecticut Post reports that 35-year-old Larise King appeared in court Monday to face charges of conspiracy to commit murder and criminal liability for the acts of another....

Tennessee man says fatal shooting was act of self-defense

Sep. 23, 2019 2:36 PM EDT

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee say a man told them he fired his weapon in self-defense when he fatally shot someone who approached his car in a parking lot. The Bristol Herald Courier reports Sullivan County sheriff's officials said in a news release that a man told them on Saturday he...

AP photographer wounded in Haiti shooting

Sep. 23, 2019 2:29 PM EDT

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — An Associated Press photographer has been wounded in a shooting that erupted outside Haiti's Senate when a senator fired a pistol during a confrontation with opposition protesters. Dieu-Nalio Chery was hit in the jaw by what appeared to be a fragment of one of the bullets fired...

Washington state police arrest man wanted for 2018 shooting

Sep. 23, 2019 2:25 PM EDT

TOPPENISH, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man charged with shooting at two people in a parked car has been taken into custody nearly a year after an arrest warrant was issued. The Yakima Herald reported Sunday that Toppenish police arrested 18-year-old Raheem'a Tighee George Saturday. Police issued a...

Editorials from around Ohio

Sep. 23, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: We need the reasonable center to stand up for gun control Akron Beacon Journal Sept. 23 Gun control is having a bit of a moment in the Ohio General Assembly, but it won't last long or go far if we have only one Peggy Lehner and one...