Latest Shootings News

Day of triumph turned to day of tragedy for honor student

May. 27, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Tuesday should have been a day of triumph for 10-year-old Maite Rodriguez. Instead, it was the day she died. Maite was among 19 grade school students who, along with two teachers, were shot to death at Robb Elementary School in the southwestern Texas town of...

Official: Girl told 911 'send the police now' as cops waited

May. 27, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Students trapped inside a classroom with a gunman repeatedly called 911 during this week’s attack on a Texas elementary school, including one who pleaded, “Please send the police now,” as officers waited in the hallway for more than 45 minutes, authorities said Friday....

Despite ample school security plan, Texas shooter found gaps

May. 27, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

Robb Elementary School had measures in place to prevent this kind of violence. A fence lined the school property. Teachers were ordered to keep classroom doors closed and locked. Students faced regular lockdown and evacuation drills. But when an 18-year-old man arrived Tuesday at the...

NRA meets in Texas after school massacre, protest roils

May. 27, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump is defending the rights of gun owners in remarks to the National Rifle Association’s annual convention in Houston, three days after a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers at an elementary school on the other side of the state. ...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he was 'misled' about police response to school shooting and is 'livid about what happened'

May. 27, 2022 17:08 PM EDT
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he was 'misled' about police response to school shooting and is 'livid about what happened.'

3 shot and injured during Honolulu fight; suspect arrested

May. 27, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Police have arrested a 21-year-old man after a shooting in Honolulu injured three people, officials said. Police said the man fired multiple shots at a 15-year-old, 17-year-old and a 20-year-old during a fight Thursday night, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. ...

Fugitive fatally shot during chase in northern Colorado

May. 27, 2022 16:54 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — An investigation is underway after a fugitive was fatally shot during a chase in northern Colorado. Police say the pursuit started after Larimer County sheriff’s deputies tried to pull over a vehicle Thursday evening. During the chase, the fugitive fired...

Man accused of shooting at Detroit police officers arraigned

May. 27, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — An 18-year-old man has been charged with assault with intent to murder after shots were fired at two Detroit police officers who were attempting to stop the vehicle he allegedly was riding in. Deontay Hestle Jr. also faces weapons and fleeing and eluding charges, the...

Delaware lawmaker suggests mask opponents kill themselves

May. 27, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — House leaders in Delaware on Friday chastised a fellow Democrat who suggested in an online discussion that those who don’t support mask wearing amid an uptick in COVID-19 cases but do support gun rights should kill themselves with their guns. House leaders gave...

The names: 19 children, 2 teachers killed in Uvalde school

May. 27, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

ULVALDE, Texas (AP) — Nineteen children were looking forward to a summer filled with Girl Scouts and soccer and video games. Two teachers were closing out a school year that they started with joy and that had held such promise. They're the 21 people who were killed Tuesday when an 18-year-old...