Latest Shootings News

Teen convicted of murder of store owner during robbery

Jul. 18, 2019 12:05 PM EDT

SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — A teen has been convicted of murder in the shooting of a Sumter store owner during a robbery. Prosecutor Ernest "Chip" Finney III said Sincere Dinkins unloaded his gun into Vijaykumar Patel during the November 2017 robbery at the Save-Mart Grocery. The Sumter Item reports Dinkins was 17...

Central Valley deputies fatally shoot kidnap suspect

Jul. 18, 2019 11:57 AM EDT

MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — Central Valley authorities say a kidnap suspect was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy and the victim was rescued unharmed. The Modesto Police Department says the shooting occurred late Wednesday night when Stanislaus County sheriff's deputies investigating a kidnapping and false...

Texas woman pleads guilty in shooting deaths of 2 daughters

Jul. 18, 2019 11:36 AM EDT

ATHENS, Texas (AP) — A Texas woman was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to shooting and killing her two young daughters in 2017. Prosecutors declined to pursue the death penalty against Sarah Nicole Henderson in exchange for her pleading guilty to two counts of capital murder in...

19-year-old charged in deadly shooting in St. Joseph

Jul. 18, 2019 11:13 AM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A 19-year-old has been charged with shooting and killing another man in St. Joseph. The St. Joseph News-Press reports that Dylan Grippando, of St. Joseph, is jailed on $80,000 bond on charges of second-degree murder in the killing of 21-year-old Jaiden Drimmel. No attorney is listed...

Vegas police: Officer shoots, wounds armed suspect

Jul. 18, 2019 10:09 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say an officer shot and wounded an armed man after police stopped a stolen pickup truck. Capt. Kelly McMahill said the officer shot the suspect who had gotten out of the stolen pickup as it began rolling backward toward the officer Wednesday night. McMahill said the pickup...

Man gets prison for threats made to Harvard black event

Jul. 18, 2019 9:30 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — An Arizona man authorities say threatened to bomb Harvard University and shoot people who attended black commencement has been sentenced to more than a year in prison. A federal judge in Boston sentenced 25-year-old Nicholas Zuckerman on Wednesday to a year and three months behind bars and...

Alabama man shot, wounded after trying to run officer over

Jul. 18, 2019 9:30 AM EDT

FORT PAYNE, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama say a man tried to pour gasoline on a woman and attempted to run an officer over before he was shot and wounded by authorities. News outlets report 40-year-old Jeffery Scott Johnson was charged Tuesday with domestic violence and theft of property. Fort Payne Police...

Man wounded in shooting 2 blocks from Philadelphia City Hall

Jul. 18, 2019 9:27 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police in Philadelphia say a man was wounded in a middle-of-the-night shooting about two blocks from City Hall. Chief Inspector Scott Small says officers responding to 911 calls just before 3 a.m. Thursday found the 23-year-old victim bleeding from a shot to the bicep. Police say he was...

Birmingham officer shot, suspect killed in downtown shootout

Jul. 18, 2019 9:13 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer was shot multiple times by a suspected armed robber who was then killed in a shootout that ended in what authorities described as a running gun battle through downtown Birmingham. The shooting, which happened Wednesday night, was among three shootings...

Man charged in road rage shooting in St. Louis area

Jul. 18, 2019 9:02 AM EDT

TOWN AND COUNTRY, Mo. (AP) — A 55-year-old man has been charged with shooting up a woman's car on a St. Louis County interstate in a case of road rage. David Matthew Derigne, of Chesterfield, is charged with assault and armed criminal action in the Monday night shooting. No attorney is listed for him in...