Latest Shootings News

Milwaukee police shoot suspect after short pursuit

Dec. 16, 2019 6:42 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police have gravely wounded a suspect who exchanged gunfire with officers following a short pursuit, authorities said. Police Chief Alfonso Morales said officers tried pulling the 23-year-old man over for reckless driving about 8 p.m. Sunday. Morales says the man fled, circled...

Georgia police: Child, teen wounded in school feud shooting

Dec. 16, 2019 5:32 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Police in Atlanta are trying to determine who shot and wounded a child and a teenager outside a home over the weekend, officers said. The 11-year-old and the 18-year-old were both shot twice in Atlanta's Buckhead neighborhood on Saturday night, police spokesman James White told news outlets....

Police: 8-year-old fatally shot; teen taken into custody

Dec. 16, 2019 1:10 AM EST

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A 13-year-old is accused of fatally shooting an 8-year-old relative in what appears to have been an accident, police in Ohio said. Officers responded to a shooting reported around 3 p.m. Saturday at a home in Perkins Township in northwestern Ohio's Erie County, township police said...

Judge holding bond hearing for man tried 6 times in killings

Dec. 16, 2019 1:09 AM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A judge is being asked Monday to set bond for a Mississippi man who has been tried six times in the same quadruple murder case. Curtis Flowers, 49, is scheduled to appear in Montgomery County Circuit Court in Winona. That is the town where four employees of the Tardy Furniture store...

Police: Man dies when shots fired in encounter with officers

Dec. 15, 2019 7:44 PM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A man died after shots were fired in an encounter with police in Ohio on Sunday, police said. Patrol officers responded around 9 a.m. Sunday to a report of a vehicle abandoned against the center median of a road, according to a release from Akron police. The release said the officers...

1 dead, 2 wounded, 1 extremely critically, in Philadelphia

Dec. 15, 2019 7:19 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — One man was killed and two others wounded, one left in extremely critical condition, in a shooting in Philadelphia, police said. A 21-year-old man was shot in the head just after 3:30 p.m. Sunday in northeast Philadelphia and pronounced dead a little over an hour later at Temple...

Tucson fatally shoot man in standoff; woman later found dead

Dec. 15, 2019 4:33 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man has been fatally shot by Tucson police after a long standoff at an apartment and a woman was later found dead inside. Police haven’t released the names of the man and woman yet. They say the man in his early 40s barricaded himself in a north Tucson apartment and shot...

Police investigate fatal shooting in southeast Kansas town

Dec. 15, 2019 4:10 PM EST

INDEPENDENCE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting in the small southeastern Kansas town of Independence. The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says 19-year-old Kimberly Meeks, of Coffeyville, Kansas, was shot Saturday evening while walking along Main Street around 6 p.m. Independence...

Louisiana men arrested for stealing, killing water buffalo

Dec. 15, 2019 3:29 PM EST

BELLE CHASSE, La. (AP) — Four Louisiana men were arrested on allegations they stole, shot and killed two Asian water buffalo owned by a local rancher, the state agriculture department said. Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain said the suspects harvested the meat, hide and heads of the buffalo, worth an...

Man shot by Detroit police was suspect in double murder

Dec. 15, 2019 2:53 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A man shot and killed by Detroit police officers on Saturday was a suspect in the killings of two women earlier in the week, authorities said. Officer Vanessa Burt, a spokeswoman for the Detroit Police Department, told The Detroit News that officers confronted the man on Saturday afternoon...