Latest Shootings News

New Mexico Supreme Court upholds homicide conviction ruling

Apr. 7, 2020 1:29 PM EDT

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court has upheld a ruling convicting an Alamogordo man of fatally shooting his ex-wife and her boyfriend in 2015. Terrick Thompkins, 39, was convicted in May 2018 of first-degree murder after fatally shooting Jessica Thompkins, 30, and her boyfriend Phillip...

3 fatally stabbed, suspect killed by deputy at travel center

Apr. 7, 2020 1:29 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man fatally stabbed three people and wounded a fourth at a Tennessee travel center Tuesday morning before a deputy shot and killed him, authorities said. The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at the Pilot Travel Center off Interstate 40 to find a person with...

Man heading to trial in shooting outside motel that killed 1

Apr. 7, 2020 1:19 PM EDT

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A man is heading to trial in a shooting outside a Pennsylvania motel last month that killed one man and wounded another after what authorities allege was a drug deal. Tyler Elian Gonzalez-Inthiphan, 19, waived his preliminary hearing in Lancaster County on Monday on homicide,...

Girl, 5, fatally shot, sibling hurt in Jacksonville shooting

Apr. 7, 2020 1:16 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A 5-year-old Florida girl has died after being shot in the head by a bullet fired during a gun battle over money, sheriff's officials said. Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams confirmed the girl's death in a Tuesday morning news conference. She and her family were inside their car...

Authorities: Roommate dispute ends in fatal shooting at home

Apr. 7, 2020 12:42 PM EDT

LAKEMORE, Ohio (AP) — A dispute between two roommates ended with one fatally shooting the other, authorities said. The shooting in Lakemore occurred around 4 p.m. Monday. The argument between the victim, identified only as a 63-year-old man, and his roommate began as a verbal dispute inside their...

FILE - This undated Pennsylvania Department of Transportation photo shows Robert Bowers. A federal judge on Monday, April 6, 2020, has rejected a bid by Bowers, the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting to have the death penalty removed as a potential sentencing option. (Pennsylvania Department of Transportation via AP, File)

Judge: Death penalty on table for synagogue massacre suspect

Apr. 7, 2020 12:40 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a bid by the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting to have the death penalty removed as a potential sentencing option. Lawyers for Robert Bowers argued that capital punishment violates the Fifth Amendment’s due process clause and the Eighth...

Man died of gunshot wound to neck in police shooting

Apr. 7, 2020 12:06 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An autopsy shows that a man in a confrontation with police died from a gunshot wound to the neck and that the manner of death is a homicide, the New Hampshire attorney general's office said Tuesday. Carl Manning, 62, of Manchester, died in the officer-involved shooting on Sunday,...

Man fatally shot in Jersey City; 4th slaying there in 7 days

Apr. 7, 2020 11:16 AM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A man has been found shot to death in Jersey City, authorities said, the fourth fatal shooting there in the past seven days. City police responding to reports of shots fired around 6:30 p.m. Monday found Javone Smith, 23, in the area of Martin Luther King Drive and Myrtle Avenue,...

Jail inmate released over coronavirus concerns fatally shot

Apr. 7, 2020 10:47 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An alleged gang leader who faced racketeering charges was fatally shot in New Orleans just days after being released amid concerns that the coronavirus will spread in jail. Glynn McCormick was killed Sunday afternoon in the same area where authorities previously accused him of dealing...

This undated photo released by the Iowa Department of Corrections shows Gentric Hicks, an inmate at the Anamosa State Penitentiary in Anamosa, Iowa. Lawyers for Hicks, 73, maintain that he was wrongly convicted of first-degree murder in 1977 and are seeking DNA testing on an orange hunting cap that the killer left at the crime scene. (Iowa Department of Corrections via AP)

Judge grants Iowa inmate's request for DNA test in 1976 case

Apr. 7, 2020 10:35 AM EDT

FORT MADISON, Iowa (AP) — A judge has ordered DNA testing on a hat left at the scene of a fatal 1976 shooting that an Iowa inmate hopes will prove he has been wrongly imprisoned for decades. Judge John Wright ordered the orange hunting cap shipped to a Virginia laboratory for testing that could show...