Latest Shootings News

Gun supervisor for ‘Rust’ movie gets 18 months in prison for fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin on set

Apr. 15, 2024 20:34 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A movie weapons supervisor was sentenced to 18 months in prison in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on the set of the Western film “Rust,” during a hearing Monday in which tearful family members and friends gave testimonials that included calls for...

New Orleans shooting that killed 1, injured 11 renews calls for changes to new concealed carry law

Apr. 15, 2024 19:13 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A shooting outside a New Orleans nightclub that left one woman dead and 11 other people wounded prompted renewed calls Monday for changes to a pending Louisiana law allowing concealed carry of a handgun without a permit. The shooting took place late Sunday in...

Police officer, sheriff's deputy and shooter killed in exchange of gunfire in upstate NY, police say

Apr. 15, 2024 18:17 PM EDT

LIVERPOOL, N.Y. (AP) — A police officer and a sheriff's deputy were shot and killed in an upstate New York suburb by a man who was killed by law enforcement in an exchange of gunfire, authorities said Monday. The shootings took place shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday in a residential...

Retrial scheduled in former Ohio deputy’s murder case

Apr. 15, 2024 14:23 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The retrial of a former Ohio sheriff’s deputy who was charged with murder in the killing of a 23-year-old Black man is scheduled for this fall. The Oct. 31 trial date for Jason Meade, who is white, was confirmed during a status conference held Monday by...

New Mexico judge sentences “Rust” movie armorer to 18 months in prison for fatal on-set shooting by Alec Baldwin

Apr. 15, 2024 14:15 PM EDT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico judge sentences “Rust” movie armorer to 18 months in prison for fatal on-set shooting by Alec Baldwin.

Man killed, 9 others injured in shooting during Arkansas block party

Apr. 15, 2024 13:17 PM EDT

WYNNE, Ark. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and at least nine others injured at a block party in Arkansas. The gunfire happened around 10 p.m. Saturday at the party in Wynne, and two of the victims were run over by vehicles at the scene, the...

Man falls to death at oceanfront hotel trying to escape sixth-floor shooting, police say

Apr. 15, 2024 11:58 AM EDT

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A man plunged nearly six stories to his death after shots were fired in a room at a South Carolina beachfront hotel, Myrtle Beach police said. No was injured in the gunfire early Sunday at sixth-floor room at Hotel Blue, investigators said. ...

Pakistan investigating the shooting death of a suspect in the 2013 killing of an accused Indian spy

Apr. 14, 2024 23:56 PM EDT

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani authorities are investigating the shooting death of a man who had been acquitted of killing accused Indian spy Sarabjit Singh in a Lahore prison in 2013, a police official said Sunday. Pakistan has previously accused India’s intelligence agency...

Chicago shooting kills 8-year-old girl and wounds 10 people including small children, police say

Apr. 14, 2024 22:33 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Eleven people standing outside a family gathering Saturday night were shot including a young girl who was killed in what Chicago police believe was gang-related violence on the city's South Side. Four victims were children, police said Sunday. An 8-year-old girl was...

Semiautomatic firearm ban passes Colorado's House, heads to Senate

Apr. 14, 2024 19:14 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Democratic-controlled House on Sunday passed a bill that would ban the sale and transfer of semiautomatic firearms, a major step for the legislation after roughly the same bill was swiftly killed by Democrats last year. The bill, which passed on a 35-27...