Latest Shootings News

1 dead in Brockton shooting

May. 26, 2019 9:34 AM EDT

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities continue to investigate a shooting in Brockton that left a 32-year-old man dead. Police alerted by ShotSpotter, the city's gunfire detection system as well as 911 calls from neighbors, responded to Highland Street at about 11:30 p.m. Friday where they found the victim in...

News reports: 8 people shot at party in Virginia

May. 26, 2019 8:28 AM EDT

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — News reports say at least eight people were shot during a party in Virginia. It was not immediately known whether there were any fatalities. WAVY.com quotes a spokesperson with Sentara Norfolk General Hospital as saying that eight patients with gunshot wounds, all male, were being...

1 dead, 2 hurt after shots at Mississippi graduation party

May. 25, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

PORT GIBSON, Miss. (AP) — A shooting at a graduation party in Mississippi has left one man dead and two others injured. WLBT-TV reports Port Gibson Police Chief Calvin Jackson says officials responded to a shooting around 1:30 a.m. Saturday at the Claiborne County Convention Center. Police found Arsenio...

10 wounded as gunmen open fire outside New Jersey bar

May. 25, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — At least two gunmen fired into a crowd outside a bar in New Jersey's capital city, wounding 10 people, two critically, but the motive for the shooting remains unknown, authorities said. Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri said a vehicle pulled up to the corner outside Ramoneros...

Authorities probe fatal shooting of man by Houston police

May. 25, 2019 5:25 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting by Houston police of a man accused of threatening officers with a pistol. Houston police had been investigating a shooting in south Houston Friday night when they were called to a nearby apartment complex over reports of a man who was walking...

Presidential candidate Hickenlooper to meet Newtown families

May. 25, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper has met with families in Newtown, Connecticut, to highlight his gun control proposal. The former Colorado governor visited a library in Newtown Saturday to talk with first responders and families affected by the 2012 shooting at...

Man seriously injured in Federal Way shooting

May. 25, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) — Police are investigating an overnight shooting in Federal Way that left one person in serious condition. KIRO-TV reports the shooting occurred at around 3 a.m. Saturday on 37th Avenue Southwest, near the Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club. Police responded to a shots fired call, and...

Tucson police: Shooting victim found inside crashed car dies

May. 25, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson police say a man found shot inside a car that crashed near an apartment complex has died and that a juvenile suspect has been arrested. A police statement said 18-year-old Julian Zepeda died Friday night after being hospitalized after being found wounded Friday morning....

Hate crime charge dropped against agent shot by trooper

May. 25, 2019 3:54 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A hate crime charge has been dropped against a federal agent shot last year after police say he pointed a laser-sighted gun in the direction of a uniformed Louisiana State Police trooper. In a statement Friday, Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office spokesman Ken Daley said...

Man gets prison for shooting boyfriend of child's mother

May. 25, 2019 3:36 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the 2016 shooting of the boyfriend of his child's mother. The Kansas City Star reports that 27-year-old Daniel Wilson was sentenced Thursday in Jackson County Circuit Court. He had pleaded guilty in December to...