Latest Shootings News

Police: Officer fatally shoots armed man in East Baltimore

Mar. 31, 2020 7:18 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Two shootings in the streets of Baltimore just before Maryland's stay-at-home directive took effect led to the fatal shooting of an armed man by a police officer. A report in The Baltimore Sun said the officer has shot and killed four other people in the past 10 years. The department's...

Police: Suspect rode bike to scene, shouted 'I killed him'

Mar. 31, 2020 6:24 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man suspected of shooting and killing another man after a dispute tried to ride his bicycle into the crime scene shouting, “I killed him,” police said. Frederick Lamont Jenkins argued with the man late Sunday, then returned on his bicycle with a gun...

Sheriff: Gunman killed outside North Carolina courthouse

Mar. 31, 2020 3:45 PM EDT

A gunman exchanged fire with officers outside a North Carolina courthouse on Tuesday before authorities shot and killed him, a sheriff said. A deputy responding to the scene in the city of Asheville was hurt but expected to survive, said Buncombe County Sheriff Quentin Miller. He indicated that the injury wasn't...

Syria: Air defenses down missiles from Israeli warplanes

Mar. 31, 2020 2:48 PM EDT

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian air defenses opened fire Tuesday night on missiles launched from Israeli warplanes on the central province of Homs, shooting down some of them, state media said. State TV said the warplanes fired the missiles while flying in Lebanese airspace. The outlet said the warplanes...

Court: Ohio school workers must have training to carry guns

Mar. 31, 2020 2:16 PM EDT

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Employees must have the same kind of training that police officers receive to carry concealed weapons at an Ohio school district where two students were shot and wounded by a classmate, a state appeals court ruled. The decision Monday by the 12th District Court of Appeals in...

Relatives and friends wait outside as the body of 13-year-old Yasin Hussein Moyo is washed prior to burial, at the Kariakor cemetery in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, March 31, 2020. The family of a 13-year-old boy is in mourning after police in Kenya's capital are accused of shooting him dead while enforcing a coronavirus curfew. Kenya’s police inspector general has ordered an investigation into the boy’s death by “stray bullet,” including a forensic analysis of all firearms held by officers at the scene.  (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)

13-year-old shot dead; Kenyan police enforcing curfew blamed

Mar. 31, 2020 11:08 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The bullet struck the 13-year-old as he stood on the balcony of his family’s home with his siblings. Below, police officers moved through the crowded neighborhood, enforcing Kenya’s new coronavirus curfew. Go upstairs, the children's mother had shouted minutes earlier,...

Cops: Man shoots ex-girlfriend's new beau, flees with child

Mar. 31, 2020 9:04 AM EDT

WESTWOOD, Ohio (AP) — A man who shot and critically wounded his ex-girlfriend's new beau was captured after he and his 11-month-old son were found at the home of the gunman's grandparents, authorities said. Anthony Rabe, 32, of Westwood, was charged with felonious assault, aggravated robbery and abduction...

Judge: Prosecutors can use statements in shooting of teens

Mar. 30, 2020 8:44 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge has ruled that prosecutors will be allowed to use statements from a man accused of shooting and killing two teenagers he said were trespassing on his property last summer. Sixty-four-year-old Victor Santana of Dayton is charged with murder, attempt to commit murder and...

An FBI armored vehicle leaves the scene of a deadly shooting early Monday, March 30, 2020, in Phoenix. Phoenix police say one of their commanders was killed and two other officers were wounded as they responded to a domestic dispute. Authorities say Cmdr. Greg Carnicle and officers were called to a home in the northern part of Phoenix Sunday night over a roommate dispute when the suspect refused to cooperate and shot them. The suspect was not identified and was pronounced dead at the scene. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Phoenix officer killed, 2 others wounded; gunman killed

Mar. 30, 2020 7:51 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a 22-year-old man fatally shot a Phoenix police commander and wounded two other officers as they tried to remove him from a home after his roommates complained he was acting erratically. Cmdr. Greg Carnicle, a 31-year-old police veteran who was set to retire in the fall, and...

$2 million awarded to Missouri man wrongfully sent to prison

Mar. 30, 2020 4:23 PM EDT

TROY, Mo. (AP) — An eastern Missouri sheriff's department has reached a $2 million settlement with a man who spent more than three years in prison for his wife's killing before the conviction was overturned, his lawyers said Monday. An insurance company has agreed pay the money to Russell Faria, of Lincoln...