Latest Shootings News

Game cut short by shooting will resume on Eagles’ field

Nov. 20, 2019 9:41 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A New Jersey high school football game that was cut short when three people were shot will resume at the home field of the Philadelphia Eagles. The game between Pleasantville High School and suburban Philadelphia’s Camden High will be played at Lincoln Financial Field on...

Attorneys rest in trial of man charged with killing wife

Nov. 20, 2019 9:35 AM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Jury deliberations are expected in the trial of a man charged in the shotgun shooting death of his wife in Windham, Maine. Noah Gaston said he thought he was firing at an intruder, but an expert witness for the state testified the victim was little more than arm’s length away...

18-year-old gets 45-60 years for Lincoln slaying

Nov. 20, 2019 9:03 AM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An 18-year-old has been given 45 to 60 years in prison for the fatal shooting of a Lincoln man. Lancaster County District Court records show Natavian Morton was sentenced Monday. Morton had pleaded no contest to manslaughter and a weapons crime. Prosecutors lowered a charge of...

Arrest made in shooting death of man found dead in trunk

Nov. 20, 2019 8:45 AM EST

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest in the shooting death of a man whose body was found in the trunk of his car. Justin Hockenberry will face counts of criminal homicide, abuse of a corpse, tampering with evidence and drug possession. It’s not known if he’s retained an...

Man accused of shooting at Fargo police facing 5 charges

Nov. 20, 2019 8:19 AM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed five felony charges against a Fargo man accused of shooting at police in a hotel lobby. Fifty-four-year-old Henry Aiken is jailed in Cass County on $500,000 bond. KFGO reports Aiken has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, terrorizing, reckless...

Teen girl charged with murder in deadly apartment robbery

Nov. 20, 2019 7:28 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A teenage girl has been charged with murder and other counts in the shooting death of a man killed last year during a robbery at a Pittsburgh apartment. City authorities say the 17-year-old girl lured 24-year-old Julian Carpenter to the apartment where he was killed July 2. He died at a...

Georgia deputy killed, suspect wounded in shooting

Nov. 20, 2019 7:22 AM EST

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia sheriff’s deputy has been fatally shot while patrolling against gun violence in Augusta. Richmond County Sgt. William McCarty told news outlets that narcotics investigator Cecil Ridley was killed Tuesday night in an exchange of gunfire with a suspect. Richmond County...

Israel to host largest event ever focused on anti-Semitism

Nov. 20, 2019 6:23 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli officials announced Wednesday that dozens of world leaders will arrive in Jerusalem for the largest-ever gathering focused on combatting anti-Semitism amid a global spike in violence against Jews. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said the fifth World Holocaust Forum in January will...

Shooting leaves 1 killed, 2 wounded in Newark barber shop

Nov. 20, 2019 6:20 AM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — One man is dead and two others were wounded in a shooting in a barber shop in New Jersey’s largest city. The shooting took place around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday inside the shop on Clinton Place in Newark. It’s not clear what led to the gunfire. There is no word on the condition...

Shots fired at off-duty officer breaking up fight

Nov. 20, 2019 6:01 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities are looking for the person who opened fire on an off-duty Philadelphia police officer who was breaking up a fight outside a bar. Police say the officer was driving by the bar early Wednesday when he saw a group of men beating up a man. The officer got out of his vehicle and...