Latest Shootings News

Man arrested in shooting death of Arizona Rattlers player

Jan. 28, 2020 2:55 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A 28-year-old man has been arrested in the shooting death of Lance McDowell, a player for the Arizona Rattlers of the Indoor Football League, police said Tuesday. Christopher Verland Ayers III was already jailed on unrelated charges when he was rebooked Monday on suspicion of second-degree...

Woman charged as accessory in 2001 killing near Missouri bar

Jan. 28, 2020 2:41 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 53-year-old woman has admitted to detectives that she was a willing participant in the killing of a man whose body was found outside a Missouri bar 18 years ago, officials said. Tabatha Carter is jailed without bond in Miller County, Missouri, on charges of being an accessory to...

Police: Officer fatally shoots handcuffed man in cruiser

Jan. 28, 2020 2:24 PM EST

TEMPLE HILLS, Md. (AP) — Authorities are investigating why a police officer in Maryland shot and killed a handcuffed man in the front passenger seat of a police cruiser. The deadly shooting occurred Monday night during an apparent struggle inside the cruiser after Prince George's County police officers...

Mississippi man who shot at deputies wounded by return fire

Jan. 28, 2020 2:21 PM EST

KILN, Miss. (AP) — A man who was wounded during a shootout with deputies in Mississippi was flown to a hospital on Monday night for his injuries, a sheriff's office confirmed. Hancock County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a home in Kiln around 7 p.m. for a disturbance call, Chief Deputy Jeremy...

Police: 1 of 2 men shot in Springfield dies

Jan. 28, 2020 1:56 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — One of two people shot in Springfield on Monday has died, police said. Two men were found shot on Union Street just after 9 p.m. Monday. Both were taken to Baystate Medical Center where one of them died on Tuesday, Springfield police spokesman Ryan Walsh said. The other victim's...

Woman gets 21 years in prison for killing twin grandsons

Jan. 28, 2020 1:22 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson woman has been sentenced to 21 years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of manslaughter in the shooting deaths of her 8-year-old grandsons. A Pima County Superior Court judge sentenced 56-year-old Dorothy Flood on Monday in the killings of Jorden and Jaden Webb...

$250,000 bond set for defendant in fatal teen shooting

Jan. 28, 2020 1:21 PM EST

NORTHWOOD, N.D. (AP) — Bond is set at $250,000 for a northeastern North Dakota woman accused of fatally shooting a teenager at her home. Samantha Wilson, 32, appeared in court Tuesday in Grand Forks County. She is charged with murder in the death of 15-year-old Jonah Borth, of Grand Forks. Prosecutors...

Teen accused of killing parents, sister pleads not guilty

Jan. 28, 2020 1:15 PM EST

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A teenager charged in the shooting deaths of his parents, sister and a family friend when he was 16 has pleaded not guilty to murder and weapons charges. A lawyer for Scott Kologi, 18, entered the pleas during a court hearing Monday. He initially was charged as a juvenile in the...

Law officers in Oklahoma fire on vehicle after chase, hurt 2

Jan. 28, 2020 12:39 PM EST

COMANCHE, Okla. (AP) — Law officers opened fire on a vehicle following a high-speed pursuit in southern Oklahoma, and both the driver and a passenger were injured, authorities said Tuesday. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said in a statement the agency has launched an investigation into the...

Myon Burrell, convicted in the murder of Tyesha Edwards, an 11-year-old girl pierced in the heart by a stray bullet in 2002 while doing homework at her family's dining room table, stands for a photograph at the Stillwater Correctional Facility, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Stillwater, Minn. A growing number of legal experts, community leaders and civil rights activists are concerned that Burrell may have been wrongly convicted, as there was no gun, fingerprints or hard evidence to implicate him. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Did Klobuchar help send an innocent teen away for life?

Jan. 28, 2020 11:56 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It was a prime-time moment for Amy Klobuchar. Standing in the glare of television lights at a Democratic presidential debate last fall, she was asked about her years as a top Minnesota prosecutor and allegations she was not committed to racial justice. “That’s not my...