Latest Shootings News

After 2-year-old girl shoots self, man becomes first person charged under Michigan's gun storage law

Feb. 21, 2024 18:46 PM EST

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man whose 2-year-old daughter shot herself in the head with his revolver last week became the first person charged under the state’s new law requiring safe storage of guns, just days after the new measure took effect as part of a sweeping reform of gun regulations...

What to know about the Minnesota shooting that killed 2 police officers and a firefighter

Feb. 21, 2024 18:38 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Investigators are still piecing together what happened when two police officers and a firefighter were slain while responding to a domestic incident at home in suburban Minneapolis. The three were killed early Sunday by a man who began shooting from the home...

Jury selection begins for trial of 'Rust' armorer in fatal 2021 shooting by Alec Baldwin

Feb. 21, 2024 18:29 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Prosecutors in New Mexico are pursuing accountability for the 2021 death of a cinematographer who was fatally shot by actor Alec Baldwin during a rehearsal for the Western film “Rust.” Before Baldwin's case progresses, the armorer on the set is being tried...

Pennsylvania's high court sides with township over its ban of a backyard gun range

Feb. 21, 2024 18:29 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A township ordinance that limits firing guns to indoor and outdoor shooting ranges and zoning that significantly restricts where the ranges can be located do not violate the Second Amendment, Pennsylvania's Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The man who...

What's the latest in the investigation of the shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl parade?

Feb. 21, 2024 17:07 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One of the men charged in a Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl victory celebration shooting that left one person dead and around two dozen others injured had recently come off probation for pulling out a gun during a dispute over a basketball game. Lyndell Mays,...

Connecticut trooper who fatally shot man in stopped car set to go on trial

Feb. 21, 2024 15:41 PM EST

A Connecticut state trooper who killed a 19-year-old man while firing seven gunshots into a stopped car in 2020 is set to stand trial for manslaughter. Jury selection began Wednesday in the trial of Trooper Brian North. North has pleaded not guilty to first-degree manslaughter with a...

In wake of mass shooting, here is how Maine's governor wants to tackle gun control and mental health

Feb. 21, 2024 14:56 PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's governor rolled out legislation on Wednesday she said will prevent dangerous people from possessing weapons and strengthen mental health services to help prevent future tragedies like the Lewiston mass shooting that shook the state. Gov. Janet Mills,...

Man charged in mass shooting at Fourth of July parade near Chicago to stand trial next February

Feb. 21, 2024 14:05 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The man accused of killing seven people and injuring dozens more, including children, at a Fourth of July parade in suburban Chicago in 2022 will stand trial next February, a judge ruled Wednesday. Robert Crimo III is charged with 21 counts of first-degree murder, 48...

Mexican police confirm grisly gang video showing bodies kicked, burned and shot

Feb. 21, 2024 12:18 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in Mexico said Wednesday they have largely confirmed the contents of a grisly drug cartel video showing gunmen shooting, kicking and burning the corpses of their enemies. In a country where videos of decapitations and executions have appeared on...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Feb. 21, 2024 07:14 AM EST

Miami Herald. February 19, 2024. Editorial: Florida anti-free speech bill targets ‘liberal media’ but guess who’s really mad at it? There are no lessons learned in the Florida Legislature. Last year, lawmakers, prodded by their hostility toward...