Latest Shootings News

Student fatally shot, suspect detained at Georgia's Kennesaw State University

May. 19, 2024 09:48 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Officials at Kennesaw State University in Georgia say a student was killed in a weekend shooting that led to a brief lockdown on campus. Atlanta news outlets report that the shooting was reported Saturday afternoon. The university confirmed on its...

Slovak prime minister's condition remains serious but prognosis positive after assassination bid

May. 19, 2024 09:33 AM EDT

BANSKA BYSTRICA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia’s populist prime minister, Robert Fico, remained in serious condition on Sunday but has been given a positive prognosis four days after he was shot multiple times in an assassination attempt that has sent shockwaves across the deeply polarized European...

Gunfire heard in Congo’s capital as men in military uniform clash with a politician’s guards near the president's office

May. 19, 2024 04:01 AM EDT
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Gunfire heard in Congo’s capital as men in military uniform clash with a politician’s guards near the president's office.

Sentencing trial set to begin for Florida man who executed 5 women at a bank in 2019

May. 19, 2024 01:31 AM EDT

Zephen Xaver walked into a central Florida bank in 2019, fatally shot five women and then called police to tell them what he did. Now 12 jurors will decide whether the 27-year-old former prison guard trainee is sentenced to death or life without parole. Jury selection is scheduled...

Shane Lowry ties a major championship record by shooting a 9-under 62 to get into the mix at the PGA

May. 18, 2024 20:50 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Shane Lowry switched putters in New Orleans last month, frustrated by what was happening on the greens. Or not happening, to be more specific. The immediate returns were pretty blah Lowry. Irish countryman and good friend Rory McIlroy paired up...

Man suspected of shooting 6-month-old son in hostage standoff near Phoenix apparently killed himself

May. 18, 2024 20:41 PM EDT

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — A man suspected of shooting his 6-month-old son multiple times after taking the boy and his mother hostage was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in the rubble of a suburban Phoenix home that caught fire during a SWAT standoff, police said Saturday. ...

3 dead, 3 wounded in early morning shooting in Ohio's capital

May. 18, 2024 17:25 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three people died and three others were wounded in an early morning shooting in Ohio's capital over the weekend, authorities said. Columbus police said the shooting was reported shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday in the Italian Village neighborhood north of...

Golfer's prompt release from jail angers some who recall city's police turmoil

May. 18, 2024 16:32 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — World No. 1 golfer Scottie Scheffler’s arrest and prompt release from a Louisville jail Friday that let him play in a high-profile tournament after being booked on charges including felony assault has sparked questions over whether he was given preferential treatment...

A man killed by Phoenix police in a shootout was a suspect in a fatal shooting hours earlier

May. 18, 2024 13:34 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix police have identified the homicide suspect who was killed in a shootout with police after he fled the scene of another killing earlier this week. Devin Montgomery pulled a handgun and fired multiple times at officers who attempted to confront him Thursday...

Man acquitted in 2016 killing of pregnant woman and her boyfriend at a Topeka apartment

May. 18, 2024 13:21 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 41-year-old man has been acquitted in the 2016 killing of a pregnant woman and her boyfriend at a Topeka apartment. The jury's verdict of not guilty Friday in the capital murder and rape case against Yanez Sanford was met with an angry outcry from the slain...