Latest Shootings News

Trial rescheduled for woman charged with 2 slayings

Feb. 21, 2020 8:40 AM EST

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A trial has been delayed for a woman charged with the shooting deaths of two men and the attempted murders of two law officers in western Iowa. The Daily Nonpareil reported that the trial of April Montello-Roberts, 44, had been scheduled to begin earlier this week. The new...

Muslim believers pray in a mosque for the victims of the shooting in Hanau, Germany, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. A 43-year-old German man shot and killed several people of foreign background, most of them Turkish, on Wednesday night in an attack that began at a hookah bar. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Grief, anger and calls for action after shooting in Germany

Feb. 21, 2020 8:40 AM EST

HANAU, Germany (AP) — Hundreds of grieving people are flocking to Friday prayers in the mosques of the German town of Hanau, two days after a racially motivated shooting shook the country and prompted fresh calls for a crackdown on far-right extremism. Germany's top security official said authorities would...

Georgia teen indicted in fatal shooting of girlfriend, 13

Feb. 21, 2020 8:07 AM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A 17-year-oldhas been formally charged in the shooting death of his 13-year-old girlfriend in Georgia. Jeremiah Seatonwas indicted Wednesday on a felony murder charge in the death of La'Meya Mitchell, news outlets reported. She was found dead from multiple gunshot wounds outside of a...

Police: Teen was selling THC liquid before shooting death

Feb. 21, 2020 8:01 AM EST

LA PLATA, Md. (AP) — Theson of a police officer who was found shot to death in the driveway of a home was reportedly selling THC vape cartridges on Snapchat before his death. Bradley Alan Brown, 17, used the social media app to arrange a meeting with Darryl Edward Freeman, 17, according to court documents...

2 charged in shooting that left woman dead, 3 men wounded

Feb. 21, 2020 8:00 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two people have been arrested in connection with a street shooting near a Catholic school in Philadelphia that left a woman dead and three men wounded, authorities said. The suspects — identified only as an adult and a juvenile — were charged late Thursday with murder, six...

Sheriff: Man fatally shot himself while playing with gun

Feb. 21, 2020 7:48 AM EST

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man who was waiting for a haircut fatally shot himself on Thursday while playing with a gun, sheriff's deputies said. The man sat down on a bucket outside his bedroom door while he waited for another man to cut his hair. He started playing with a handgun, which discharged,...

A clerk wearing a face mask talks with a customer through the doors of a stock brokerage which was closed except for limited transactions conducted through the glass of its front doors in Beijing, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Friday after a spike in new virus cases in South Korea refueled investor anxiety about China's disease outbreak. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

10 Things to Know for Today

Feb. 21, 2020 7:41 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. INTEL OFFICIALS: RUSSIA BOOSTING TRUMP CANDIDACY The warning raises questions about the integrity of the presidential campaign and whether the Trump administration is taking the proper steps to combat the...

Standoff ends with police-involved shooting, 1 wounded

Feb. 21, 2020 6:05 AM EST

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities on Friday were investigating a standoff that ended with a man shot by police. The standoff began Thursday night and officials ordered residents in the area of Shady Retreat and Limekiln roads to shelter in place. There was a police-involved shooting and one person was...

Police say 2 killed, 3 injured in Idaho shooting

Feb. 21, 2020 3:16 AM EST

CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — Idaho police say at least two people were killed and three were injured in a shooting at an apartment complex for senior citizens in Caldwell. Caldwell Police Chief Frank Wyant said the report of an active shooter at the Portstewart Apartments came in about 4:19 p.m. Thursday, and...

Kansas could release more evidence in fatal police shootings

Feb. 21, 2020 1:01 AM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Wendy Couser, a former juvenile intake officer at the Newton Police Department, has always believed in the importance of consequences. But Couser feels that she’s yet to see consequences for the law enforcement officials who beat, shot and killed her son, William...