Latest Shootings News

Police: Shooter targeted 3 victims in gated LA community

Feb. 19, 2019 6:23 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of three men who were shot to death at a home in a gated Los Angeles community likely allowed the shooter inside, authorities said Tuesday. The victims were targeted in the shooting Monday, Capt. Billy Hayes said at a press conference. He did not release suspect descriptions. Nobody...

Aurora gunman's family: 'We deeply apologize' for shootings

Feb. 19, 2019 6:13 PM EST

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The family of the man who fatally shot five people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse is offering condolences to the victims' families, with one relative saying "we deeply apologize" for the killings. Gary Martin , 45, died Friday in a shootout with police after he killed...

Police search 2nd site in deaths of 4 in western Michigan

Feb. 19, 2019 6:04 PM EST

SOLON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say evidence suggests some of the three children and a woman found fatally shot in a western Michigan house may have been killed elsewhere. The Kent County sheriff's office said in a news release investigators are checking a "wooded piece of property" Tuesday near...

The Latest: Police say they know motive in LA triple killing

Feb. 19, 2019 5:27 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a triple homicide in a Los Angeles home (all times local): 2:17 p.m. Los Angeles police homicide investigators believe whoever killed three men inside a home in a gated community was allowed inside by one of the victims. Capt. Billy Hayes says the violence Monday afternoon...

The Latest: Governor says reviewing lapse in retrieving gun

Feb. 19, 2019 5:14 PM EST

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting at a warehouse in Aurora, Illinois (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says his administration is reviewing how the gunman who killed five co-workers at a suburban Chicago business had a weapon despite a felony conviction. Gary...

North Dakota House passes host of pro-gun measures

Feb. 19, 2019 5:05 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Republican-led North Dakota House on Tuesday endorsed several pro-gun measures, including banning gun buyback programs subsidized by taxpayers. Representatives on Tuesday also passed a measure for the fourth consecutive session that would allow trained staff members to carry...

Correction: Not Real News story

Feb. 19, 2019 5:01 PM EST

In a story Feb. 15 about a false claim involving U.S. Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez and Netflix, The Associated Press misspelled the surname of documentary director Rachel Lears. A corrected version of the story is below: NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week By The Associated Press A roundup of...

Deputy sheriff fatally shoots man at Hawaii Capitol

Feb. 19, 2019 4:39 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A deputy Hawaii sheriff shot and killed a man during a struggle at the state Capitol. The state Department of Public Safety says the deputy sheriff was conducting routine patrols at the Capitol in downtown Honolulu Monday night when he encountered a man with a bottle of alcohol. Hawaii News...

2 teens arrested in slaying of 18-year-old Chickasha man

Feb. 19, 2019 4:22 PM EST

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma law enforcement authorities have arrested two more suspects in the shooting death of an 18-year-old man in Grady County last month. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said Tuesday that 16-year-old Dmillion Williams and 18-year-old Malcolm Jackson were arrested Monday...

Judge won't bar Parkland dad from ex-school monitor's case

Feb. 19, 2019 4:14 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge will not prevent the father of one of 17 people killed last year at a Florida high school from attending the deposition of a former school security monitor who claims the father is harassing him. The Sun-Sentinel reported Tuesday that Andrew Pollack can attend the...