Latest Shootings News

Thousands in Ukraine attend funeral of former lawmaker and critic of Russia who was killed in Lviv

Jul. 23, 2024 01:36 AM EDT

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Several thousand mourners attended the funeral Monday in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv for a former lawmaker best known for her campaign to promote the Ukrainian language who was fatally shot in the street by an unknown assailant. Iryna Farion, 60, was...

Bodycam video reveals chaotic scene of deputy fatally shooting Sonya Massey, who called 911 for help

Jul. 22, 2024 22:59 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Sonya Massey ducked and apologized to an Illinois sheriff’s deputy seconds before he shot the Black woman three times in her home, with one fatal blow to the head, as seen in body camera video released Monday. An Illinois grand jury indicted former...

1 person hurt in Iowa mall shooting that sent people running, police and witnesses say

Jul. 22, 2024 19:38 PM EDT

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Gunshots in an Iowa mall sent people running Monday and one person was injured and expected to survive, police and witnesses say. Davenport Police posted a statement on Facebook that the wounded person had non-life-threatening injuries following the shooting...

Missouri judge overturns the murder conviction of a man imprisoned for more than 30 years

Jul. 22, 2024 19:10 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri judge on Monday overturned the conviction of Christopher Dunn, who has spent more than 30 years in prison for a killing he has long contended he didn’t commit. The ruling is likely to free Dunn from prison, but it wasn’t immediately clear when that...

A man suspected of shooting a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper is arrested in Kentucky

Jul. 22, 2024 19:02 PM EDT

PRINCETON, Ky. (AP) — A man who was the subject of an intense search after the shooting of a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper has been arrested in Kentucky, but a second suspect has not been found, authorities said. Braze Rucker was arrested early Sunday morning at a home in...

Ex-Philadelphia police officer sentenced to at least 8 years in shooting death of 12-year-old boy

Jul. 22, 2024 16:33 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A fired Philadelphia police officer who pleaded guilty to murder in the shooting of a fleeing 12-year-old boy was sentenced Monday to at least eight years in prison. Edsaul Mendoza, a five-year veteran of the force who was fired a week after the shooting in...

Investigators search for suspect in fatal shooting of Detroit-area officer

Jul. 22, 2024 14:56 PM EDT

MELVINDALE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities investigating the fatal shooting of a Detroit-area police officer searched Monday for a suspect who was shirtless and riding a bike after the weekend confrontation. Melvindale Officer Mohamed Said was killed Sunday while responding to a call...

A gunman has killed 6 people including his mother at a nursing home in Croatia, officials say

Jul. 22, 2024 14:34 PM EDT

DARUVAR, Croatia (AP) — A gunman entered a nursing home in a quiet Croatian town on Monday and opened fire, killing six people including his mother, officials said. The dead were mostly in their 80s and 90s, the prime minister said. The national police chief, Nikola Milina, said...

Secret Service director says agency had been told about ‘suspicious person’ at Trump rally 2 to 5 times before shooting

Jul. 22, 2024 12:42 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service director says agency had been told about ‘suspicious person’ at Trump rally 2 to 5 times before shooting.

Seven people wounded by gunfire during a large midnight gathering in Anderson, Indiana

Jul. 22, 2024 12:24 PM EDT

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — Police in Indiana are asking for witnesses to come forward after a fight led to gunfire at a large midnight street party and seven people were wounded. Officers were responding to complaints about a large crowd gathering Sunday in a neighborhood in Anderson...