Latest Shootings News

New lawsuit says Elkhart police obstructed shooting probe

Dec. 16, 2018 7:45 PM EST

ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — The sister of a man Elkhart police killed two years ago contends in a new lawsuit that department leaders obstructed an independent investigation of the shooting. This comes after a grand jury determined the police officers were justified in 29-year-old Norman Gary's death on Dec. 4,...

Authorities: Armed man shot and killed by sheriff's deputy

Dec. 16, 2018 6:51 PM EST

APPLE CREEK, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man threatening to shoot himself refused to drop his handgun while approaching a sheriff's deputy in Ohio and was fatally shot by the deputy. The Wayne County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called around 11 a.m. Sunday to downtown Apple Creek where the man...

French city honors victims of Christmas market attack

Dec. 16, 2018 6:39 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — People filled a square in the French city of Strasbourg on Sunday to show respect and sympathy for the victims of last week's shooting attack near a famous Christmas market as the death toll rose to five. French authorities said a Polish man died in a Strasbourg hospital Sunday, one of a dozen...

Man who demanded money from Phoenix hotel guests shot

Dec. 16, 2018 5:49 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police say a man who went to a hotel room and demanded money from two guests at gunpoint has been killed. Police spokeswoman Mercedes Fortune said Sunday that 40-year-old Aaron Townsend was shot by someone he had tried to rob. Fortune said Townsend had demanded two men in the hotel...

Man dies in shooting at Mesa convenience store

Dec. 16, 2018 5:31 PM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Mesa say a man is dead after being shot at a convenience store. Police spokesman Esteban Flores says the shooting happened just before midnight Saturday at Z's Convenience. The man who died is in his 50s. A second shooting victim was in serious condition at a local hospital....

Suspect sought in death of woman shot near newborn in crib

Dec. 16, 2018 5:12 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police are seeking a man in the death of a woman investigators said was shot to death in a Philadelphia bedroom as her newborn daughter slept in a crib nearby. A police spokesman said Sunday that the 33-year-old suspect "should be considered armed and dangerous." Officers responded at...

Ohio deputy shoots man wielding a gun in village's downtown

Dec. 16, 2018 5:07 PM EST

APPLE CREEK, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a deputy in Ohio fatally shot a man who was threatening to harm himself with a gun. A Wayne County Sheriff's Office Facebook post says deputies were assisting Apple Creek police Sunday morning when the shooting occurred. The post says the 60-year-old man was found...

The Latest: Chicago Bears clinch NFC North

Dec. 16, 2018 4:33 PM EST

The Latest on NFL's Week 15 (all times Eastern): 4:30 p.m. The Bears have joined the Saints and Rams in the NFC playoff field. All three are division winners. The Cowboys remain in the NFC East lead despite getting shut out for the first time since 2003 with a 23-0 loss to the Colts. The Seahawks and Vikings are...

Portland police investigate shooting that injures man

Dec. 16, 2018 4:11 PM EST

PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Portland police are investigating a shooting that critically injured one person. Officers responded to the Division Heights PDX building in the Hosford-Abernathy neighborhood at 2:30 a.m. Sunday after gunfire was reported. Police searched the area and didn't find any suspects. But...

Williams, No. 12 Texas women pull away from Stetson 65-46

Dec. 16, 2018 4:09 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Danni Williams scored 15 points and No. 12 Texas overcame miserable long-range shooting to defeat Stetson 65-46 on Sunday. Williams took the first two 3-pointers, hitting the second early in the game, but then the Longhorns (8-2) proceeded to miss their next 16 attempts behind the arc...