Latest Shootings News

A New York City police officer stands on a street early Thursday, June 4, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The police department says an officer has been shot in Brooklyn. The shooting happened late Wednesday, nearly four hours after an 8 p.m. curfew went into effect intended to quell unrest over the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. Details on the shooting, including the officer's condition, weren’t immediately available. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Police probe motive after officer stabbed in the neck in NYC

Jun. 4, 2020 1:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police were trying Thursday to determine what motivated a stabbing ambush of an officer on an anti-looting patrol in Brooklyn, an attack that spurred a struggle in which the suspect was shot and two other officers had gunshot injuries to their hands. Officer Yayonfrant Jean Pierre, who was...

This Thursday, May 7, 2020, file photo combo of images provided by the Glynn County Detention Center in Georgia shows Gregory McMichael, left, and his son Travis McMichael. Georgia's attorney general on Sunday asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the handling of the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man who authorities say died at the hands of the two men as he ran through a neighborhood. (Glynn County Detention Center via AP, File)

Prosecutors describe racist slur as Ahmaud Arbery lay dying

Jun. 4, 2020 1:08 PM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A state investigator alleged Thursday that a white man was heard saying a racist slur as he stood over Ahmaud Arbery's body, moments after killing him with three shots from a pump-action shotgun. The lead Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent in the case testified that Travis and...

Women wearing masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19 walks past the sculpture

The Latest: US Cardinal at Vatican to lead prayer for Floyd

Jun. 4, 2020 1:00 PM EDT

The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: TOP OF THE HOUR: — Russia urges US to respect right to protest. — Gov. Cuomo: Police in NYC ambush have tough job. — Minn Gov. Walz...

The body of George Floyd arrives before his memorial services on Thursday, June 4, 2020 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Floyd to be eulogized in Minneapolis memorial, first of 3

Jun. 4, 2020 12:55 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mourners converged in Minneapolis on Thursday for the first in a series of a memorials to George Floyd, whose death at the hands of police has sparked turbulent protests around the world against racial injustice. The afternoon event was set for North Central University, where the civil...

Las Vegas bans bags, backpacks at protests amid violence

Jun. 4, 2020 12:41 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Protesters in Las Vegas are no longer allowed to wear backpacks, carry large purses or push strollers after a police officer was shot at a demonstration protesting the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The Las Vegas City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to pass the emergency...

Police: Man fatally shoots another man in Gillette apartment

Jun. 4, 2020 12:21 PM EDT

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Police in northeastern Wyoming say a man fatally shot another man in the head. Twenty-one-year-old Joshua Campbell called police Tuesday night to report he'd shot 21-year-old Tanner Miller, Gillette police Lt. Brent Wasson said. Officers found Miller at Campbell's apartment. Miller...

New York Police Officers block Cadman Plaza West as protesters rally calling for justice over the death of George Floyd, Wednesday, June 3, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NYC sees peaceful Floyd protests, then an ambush amid curfew

Jun. 4, 2020 12:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A day that began with hope that New York City was beginning to find a way out of the crisis caused by the coronavirus and a week of angry demonstrations over police brutality ended Wednesday with more violence. Peaceful protests over the death of George Floyd drew thousands of people, but...

In this Wednesday, June 3, 2020 photo, Rana, mother of Eyad Hallaq, arranges his room in their home in East Jerusalem's Wadi Joz. Early Saturday, Hallaq, a 32-year-old Palestinian with severe autism, was chased by Israeli border police forces into a nook in Jerusalem's Old City and fatally shot as he cowered next to a garbage bin after apparently being mistaken as an attacker. He was just a few meters from his beloved Elwyn El Quds school. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)

Autistic Palestinian's killing draws Floyd parallel, outcry

Jun. 4, 2020 12:01 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Eyad Hallaq liked to watch cartoons. He loved dressing up and wearing cologne. He even dreamed of getting married. But his favorite activity was walking to school, where he volunteered in the kitchen, preparing meals for his fellow special-needs students. Early on Saturday, the 32-year-old...

Police: Boy was fatally shot by gun found in father's truck

Jun. 4, 2020 11:41 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A 12-year-old Cleveland boy was killed this week when a gun he and his brother found in their father's truck was accidentally fired, authorities said. Donell King Sr., 37, is charged with involuntary manslaughter, child endangerment and a weapons offense in the death of his son, Donell...

Marvin McAtee, nephew of Louisville police shooting victim David McAtee, discusses the recent shooting, Wednesday, June 3, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. McAtee is standing in the doorway where David McAtee was shot. McAtee was a popular barbecue cook who was shot when police came to disperse a crowd gathering near his business. Police said a video showed that David McAtee fired his gun as officers approached the business firing pepper balls to clear the lot. (AP Photo/Claire Galofaro)

Family of man killed by police amid protests demands answers

Jun. 4, 2020 11:34 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The family of a popular barbecue chef killed in a clash with law enforcement said he was protecting his restaurant amid chaos caused when officers began pelting people with pepper balls. They questioned the account by police, which released surveillance video they said appeared to...