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Deputies shoot Louisiana man who they say aimed gun at them

Apr. 11, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — A southeast Louisiana man was shot dead by sheriff's deputies after deputies say the man pointed a gun at them. Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Capt. Jason Rivarde tells WWL-TV that deputies went to a Metairie apartment complex on Saturday evening after...

Police: 4-year-old accidentally shot by sister in St. Louis

Apr. 11, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 4-year-old girl was accidentally shot by her 5-year-old sister while the girls were playing together with another sister at a home in St. Louis on Saturday, authorities said. Police said the girl was taken to a hospital in critical condition after the...

Sheriff's deputy in Indiana shoots man while serving warrant

Apr. 11, 2021 17:02 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputy attempt to serve a warrant shot and injured a 30-year-old man who appeared to be unarmed, police said. The man was in serious but stable condition, Indianapolis police spokesman Shane Foley said. ...

Man accused of wounding cop held in lieu of $3 million bond

Apr. 11, 2021 16:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A man accused of shooting a suburban Chicago police officer during a traffic stop last week was ordered held Sunday in lieu of $3 million. Enrique Rosa, 27, remained hospitalized for wounds suffered Thursday in an exchange of gunfire with the unnamed...

Wichita police say fatal shooting happened at a party

Apr. 11, 2021 16:54 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened during a party at a home that was being rented out. The shooting was reported near Douglas Avenue and Oliver Street around 3 a.m. Sunday. Wichita Police Officer Trevor Macy said a...

Trial to start for white man accused of killing Black men

Apr. 11, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A trial is scheduled to begin Monday on murder charges for a Louisiana white man accused of killing two Black men and shooting into the home of another Black family. Jury selection will begin in the trial of 27-year-old Kenneth Gleason in Baton...

Detroit police investigate after 1 dead, 1 injured in car

Apr. 11, 2021 16:02 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit police launched an investigation Sunday after finding two people shot — one of them fatally — inside a car on the city's west side. Officers found a black 2016 Chevy Impala that had hit a pole just before 3 a.m. Police then discovered that...

2 shot in Worcester; suspect arrested at hospital

Apr. 11, 2021 15:11 PM EDT

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A 25-year-old man has been charged with shooting two people in Worcester on Saturday night, police said in a statement Sunday. Troy Morvan faces several charges including two counts of armed assault to murder and carrying a firearm without a...

Man charged with murder in Missouri convenience store attack

Apr. 11, 2021 14:52 PM EDT

KOSHKONONG, Mo. (AP) — A 28-year-old man has been charged in the fatal shooting of one person and the wounding of three more at a convenience store in a small southern Missouri town. Christopher Lindley of Thayer, Missouri, was charged with first-degree murder and...

Shooting death of Boston grandmother outrages city officials

Apr. 11, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A 73-year-old Boston grandmother sitting on her front porch was struck and killed by a stray bullet, outraged city officials said. Dolores Brown was struck in the city's Dorchester neighborhood at about 6 p.m. Saturday, according to police. She was taken...