‘Mistaken identity’ shooting: Murder charge filed in death of Jazmine Barnes, 7, in Houston

A 20-year-old Houston man has been charged with capital murder in the death of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes, who was in a car with her family when she was killed in a drive-by shooting that ignited national outrage. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday announced that Eric Black Jr. had been arrested without incident by investigators following up on a tip. The […]

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Marine dies in shooting at barracks in Washington, D.C.

The fatal shooting of a Marine while on duty at a barracks in Washington, D.C., was being investigated as accidental, authorities said Wednesday. The shooting took place Tuesday inside the Marine compound, and there was no threat to the public, Marine Gunnery Sgt. John Jackson said. Metropolitan police said they were investigating the incident as accidental. A brief police report says officers […]

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Chicago hospital shooting: Staff held active shooter drill just weeks before rampage

CHICAGO – Mercy Hospital’s medical center held its first-ever active shooter drill just weeks before Monday’s shooting that left four people dead, a move that may have prevented even worse carnage, hospital officials say. The gunman, who authorities have identified as 32-year-old Juan Lopez, first opened fire outside the hospital, shooting his ex-fiancée, Tamara O’Neal, as the emergency room doctor was ending her shift […]

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Shooting at Chicago hospital leaves gunman dead, four wounded

CHICAGO – Four people are wounded and a suspected gunman is dead after a shooting at Mercy Hospital, police said.  One of the wounded is a police officer in critical condition and at least one other is a hospital employee, Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. The shooting in the city’s South Side unfolded around 3:20 p.m. It was not immediately clear whether the shooter took […]

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California shooting, Trump heads to Paris, ‘White Album’: 5 things to know Friday

Authorities search for more answers after deadly California shooting Investigators are working Friday to determine the motive behind the deadly shooting in Southern California after a gunman opened fire inside a country-western dance bar.At least 12 people, including a sheriff’s sergeant, were killed during College Night at Borderline Bar and Grill, a country western dance bar in Thousand Oaks, about 40 miles west of Los […]

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'11 victims' from active shooter at college bar in the Los Angeles-area suburb of Thousand Oaks

Police in the Los Angeles-area suburb of Thousand Oaks are responding to reports of a shooting at a college night at the Borderline Bar & Grill. A police spokesman identified 11 victims of the shooting in a preliminary assessment. Witnesses say the victims include a bar security guard and a cashier. Authorities believe the shooter is still inside the bar. […]

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6 people wounded, 2 killed in shooting at Florida yoga studio

A gunman opened fire in a Florida yoga studio on Friday, shooting six people and killing two of them before class members fought back and the attacker killed himself. It happened at the Hot Yoga studio at an upscale shopping center in Florida’s capital, Tallahassee, Police Chief Michael DeLeo told reporters. The shooter pistol-whipped one man in the yoga class […]

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Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect due in federal court

The suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting rampage that left 11 people dead is expected to make a brief appearance in federal court Thursday to be arraigned on a 44-count indictment, including hate crimes.  Robert Bowers had been set for a preliminary hearing on the evidence Thursday, but federal prosecutors instead took the case to a grand jury. Authorities say a heavily armed Bowers […]

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Fatal shooting at North Carolina high school began with bullying that escalated out of control’

MATTHEWS, N.C. — A deadly shooting at a North Carolina high school was the result of a bullying incident “that escalated out of control,” according to school officials. Police said 16-year-old Jatwan Cuffie allegedly shot Bobby McKeithen, also 16, during a fight at David W. Butler High School in Matthews, North Carolina. McKeithen later died and Cuffie was charged with first-degree murder. […]

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Israeli cabinet honors victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel’s cabinet stood for a moment’s silence on Sunday to honor 11 worshippers killed in a Pittsburgh synagogue shooting and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commended U.S. President Donald Trump for his stance against anti-Semitism. “The entire nation of Israel mourns with the families of the murdered in the horrendous massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue in […]

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