Latest Shootings News

This frame grab from video provided by WNEP-TV shows authorities at one of the scenes in a string of multiple shootings, late Monday, June 18, 2021, in Monroe County, Pa. Authorities say at least four people have been injured in the string of shootings that prompted a shelter-in-place order for some residents north of Mount Pocono. (Courtesy of WNEP TV via AP)

5 charged, 4 wounded in shootings in Pennsylvania's Poconos

Jan. 19, 2021 12:46 PM EST

COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — A series of shootings in a community in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains that left four people wounded led to charges against five people, authorities said. The shootings occurred Monday night in different areas of Coolbaugh Township, and authorities said some of the...

California sheriff's deputy, suspect dead following shootout

Jan. 19, 2021 10:54 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California sheriff’s deputy was killed and another deputy was wounded in a shootout with a suspect who gunned down a K-9 dog before he was fatally shot, authorities said. The gunbattle erupted in Sacramento near a racetrack at the Cal Expo event venue after a vehicle...

Authorities: 9-year-old accidentally shoots his teen brother

Jan. 19, 2021 8:59 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 9-year-old boy playing with a gun accidentally shot his 15-year-old-brother in the leg inside their family's Cincinnati home, authorities said, but the injury was not considered life-threatening. Police responded to the home early Tuesday and found the teen, who had been shot at least...

Police officer, suspect killed after armed standoff in Ohio

Jan. 19, 2021 6:05 AM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio city on Tuesday was mourning a police officer who died after an hourslong armed standoff ended in gunfire and also claimed the life of a suspect, police said. Toledo Police Officer Brandon Stalker, 24, was shot and killed Monday when Christopher Harris, 27, emerged from a home...

This frame grab from video provided by WNEP-TV shows authorities at one of the scenes in a string of multiple shootings, late Monday, June 18, 2021, in Monroe County, Pa. Authorities say at least four people have been injured in the string of shootings that prompted a shelter-in-place order for some residents north of Mount Pocono. (Courtesy of WNEP TV via AP)

4 hurt in string of shootings in Pocono Mountains community

Jan. 19, 2021 1:42 AM EST

MOUNT POCONO, Pa. (AP) — At least four people were injured Monday in a string of shootings that prompted an order to shelter in place for a Pennsylvania community in the Pocono Mountains, authorities said. Shots rang out not far from each other in at least four different areas of Monroe County,...

Ohio police officer killed in armed standoff with man

Jan. 18, 2021 11:40 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police officer was shot and killed after an hourslong armed standoff that resulted in gunfire Monday, police said. Toledo Police Officer Brandon Stalker, 24, died after the shooting that sent both him and the suspect to the hospital, Police Chief George Kral said at a Monday...

4th victim dies after gunman's attacks in Chicago, suburbs

Jan. 17, 2021 1:28 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A 61-year-old woman became the fourth person to die from a series of shootings this month by a Chicago gunman who was later killed in a suburban police shootout, authorities said Sunday. Marta Torres, an Evanston woman who had been in critical condition for a week after being shot at an...

Police: Boy, 3, and girl, 4, found unsecured gun; girl shot

Jan. 16, 2021 11:05 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 4-year-old Ohio boy and a 3-year-old girl got hold of a handgun belonging to an adult when it discharged, wounding the girl, authorities said. Columbus police said they were called to the home shortly after 3 p.m. Friday and found the girl with a single gunshot wound. She was taken...

Coroner: 1 dead after shooting at Mississippi courthouse

Jan. 15, 2021 7:01 PM EST

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — One person was killed and another was injured in a shooting Friday at a county courthouse, a Mississippi coroner said. Coroner Brian Switzer told the Sun Herald that one person died after the shooting at the Harrison County Courthouse in Biloxi. WLOX-TV reported that a security guard...

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo supporters of President Donald Trump are confronted by U.S. Capitol Police officers outside the Senate Chamber inside the Capitol in Washington. An Arizona man seen in photos and video of the mob wearing a fur hat with horns was also charged Saturday in Wednesday's chaos. Jacob Anthony Chansley, who also goes by the name Jake Angeli, was taken into custody Saturday, Jan. 9. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Feds back away from claim of assassination plot at Capitol

Jan. 15, 2021 6:59 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Federal prosecutors who initially said there was “strong evidence” the pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol last week aimed to “capture and assassinate elected officials” backed away from the allegation after the head of the investigation cautioned Friday...