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Prosecutors: Boy shot by police was with man who fired gun

Apr. 10, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A young man who was with a 13-year-old boy fatally shot by a Chicago police officer last month fired the rounds that drew the officer's attention, prosecutors said Saturday. Ruben Roman, 21, is seen on video firing the weapon that brought police to the...

Shootout in Utah leaves 2 deputies wounded; suspect dead

Apr. 10, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

Two Salt Lake County sheriff’s deputies were wounded — one shot in the eye and the other in the cheek — and the suspect was killed during a shootout Saturday morning outside the county jail. Officials said both deputies were taken to a hospital and were expected to...

Authorities: Iowa patrol trooper slain amid violent standoff

Apr. 10, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — A 27-year veteran of the Iowa State Patrol was shot and killed during a violent standoff with a man who fought back against agents in an armored personnel carrier and said he wanted to shoot other officers, authorities said Saturday. Sgt. Jim Smith...

Police: 4 men shot at Allendale Township apartment complex

Apr. 10, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

ALLENDALE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Four men have been wounded — one critically — in an early morning shooting at an apartment complex in western Michigan. Deputies responding to a report of shots fired in Allendale Township found three victims outside an apartment...

Alliance officer involved in shooting after carjacking

Apr. 10, 2021 14:58 PM EDT

ALLIANCE, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Highway Patrol is investigating after an Alliance officer fired shots during an altercation with a suspect who allegedly rammed into another car in the police department's parking lot. Alliance Police Chief Philip Lukens said in a...

2 women killed inside Fresno apartment complex

Apr. 10, 2021 14:36 PM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Two women were fatally shot inside an apartment complex and police say they may know the identity of the assailant. The identities and ages of the women killed Friday night and a description of the potential suspect were not released due to the...

1 dead, 3 injured in shooting at Missouri convenience store

Apr. 10, 2021 13:45 PM EDT

KOSHKONONG, Mo. (AP) — One person was killed and three others were critically injured Saturday morning in a shooting at a convenience store in southern Missouri, authorities said. The shooting occurred at a Snappy Mart convenience store in Koshkonong, a town of about...

Toddler out of medical coma after Chicago road rage shooting

Apr. 10, 2021 12:58 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A toddler shot in the head while riding in a car on Chicago's Lake Shore Drive has been removed from a medically induced coma but remains in critical condition, a doctor said Saturday. Kayden Swann remains on a ventilator to help with his breathing in...

Report: Officer 'acted within policy' in fatal shooting

Apr. 10, 2021 12:38 PM EDT

A Maine police officer “acted within policy” when he fatally shot a knife-wielding man in February, according to an internal review. Waterville Officer Paul Heath shot and killed Eric J. Porter, 32, of Hartland, who reportedly charged at a police cruiser with a knife...

One dead, one injured after Rapid City motel shooting

Apr. 10, 2021 11:38 AM EDT

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Police are trying to piece together how a man was shot to death and another injured at a Rapid City motel. Police got a call of shots fired at the South Dakota Rose Inn on Friday afternoon, the Rapid City Journal reported. They arrived to find a...