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  • 'White' gunman shoots House Majority leader Steve Scalise

    06/14/2017 7:38:14 AM PDT · by ealgeone · 47 replies
    dailymail ^ | 06-14-2017 | Jennifer Smith
    A gunman opened fire on a Republican congressional baseball practice session on Wednesday morning, injuring four people including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise in what is thought to have been a targeted attack on the GOP. The shooter - described as a white, middle-aged male - fired up to 100 rounds from a high powered rifle from the third base dugout at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Virginia, as the group practiced batting at around 7am. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4603404/Steve-Scalise-aides-SHOT-baseball-practice.html#ixzz4jzIZUGmH Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
  • 34 bodies found in Resorts World Manila

    06/01/2017 9:29:19 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 25 replies
    CNN ^ | 2 June 2017 | By Ralph Ellis and Holly Yan
    Thirty-four bodies have been found inside Resorts World Manila, which was attacked by a lone gunman in the early hours of Friday morning, according to a local official. The victims did not appear to have been shot, but indications were that they had suffocated, Bureau of Fire Protection, Southern Police District Director P/Supt. Tomas Apolinario said in an interview ....
  • Gunman is caught on camera accidentally shooting HIMSELF in the head

    03/17/2017 11:28:37 AM PDT · by Teotwawki · 51 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | March 17, 2017 | HannahAl-Othrman
    A gunman who allegedly tried to rob four people in restaurant parking lot accidentally shot himself in the head as he tried to get away, police said. The suspected gunman was run down by one of his victims, causing him to unwittingly shoot himself in the head. [snip] Amir Obeid, manager of Denny's, decribed the incident as 'viglante justice' 'I'm not going to say any prayers for the suspect because he kind of got what's coming to him, you know,' Obeid told KABC. [snip] Luitenant Ti Goetz from Hawthorne police said: 'He's running away from the scene with a gun...
  • Arizona trooper shot in ambush attack; Good Samaritan kills gunman

    01/12/2017 5:12:22 PM PST · by Twotone · 19 replies
    ABC7.com ^ | Jan. 12, 2017 | staff
    An Arizona trooper trying to help a motorist in a rollover crash was shot in an ambush-style attack by a random suspect, who was then fatally shot by a Good Samaritan driving by. The trooper with the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) was at a traffic stop when he received a report about a driver whose car was shot at near a median at milepost 81 on Interstate 10, reported ABC15, an ABC affiliate in Arizona. The trooper left the traffic stop to investigate this call when he came across a rollover crash and saw that a woman had...
  • BREAKING: Gunman screaming 'Allahu Akbar' opens fire in Spanish supermarket

    01/11/2017 10:36:05 AM PST · by wtd · 102 replies
    UKExpress ^ | January 11, 2017 18:26
    BREAKING: Gunman screaming 'Allahu Akbar' opens fire in Spanish supermarket A GUNMAN has opened fire in a Spanish supermarket while shouting "Allahu Akbar", police have said. The man was reportedly carrying gasoline and gunpowder in his pockets as he entered the Mercadona shop, in As Lagoas. Numerous shoppers were inside making their purchases when the armed assailant entered and fired several shots. A supermarket employee said the man, who was standing just a few metres from him, yelled "Allahu Akbar", which translates to "God is greatest". Police arrived at the scene to arrest the attacker. One witness told local media:...
  • Boom boom boom-he's killing the kids:Gunman shouting Allahu Akbar executed children in Munich McDona

    07/22/2016 3:37:20 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 101 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 22 July 2016 | By Anthony Joseph and Patrick Lion and Alan Hall In Berlin
    A gunman shouting 'Allahu Akbar' opened fire at children in McDonald's before rampaging through a shopping mall, killing at least eight people. Munich is in lockdown tonight, as a major police operation is ongoing around the city's Olympic Park, with the force warning people to stay in their homes and avoid public spaces. A ninth body has been found tonight and investigators are looking into the possibility of it being the attacker. Terrified shoppers were seen running for their lives from the Munich Olympia Shopping Centre, in the district of Moosach, after hearing gunshots. Witnesses said that the gunman screamed...
  • Mother's Day gunman imprisoned for life; brothers also sentenced

    03/29/2016 4:08:46 PM PDT · by BBell · 15 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 3/29/16 | Emily Lane, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    One of the gunmen convicted in the 2013 Mother's Day shooting that wounded 20 people at a second-line celebration in New Orleans will spend the rest of his life in prison. U.S. District Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle handed down the life sentence Tuesday (March 29) for Akein "Keemy" Scott, 22 -- and added 10 years in prison and five years of supervised release. Scott pleaded guilty Sept. 9 to several charges related to his role in the FnD street gang, which operated in the 7th Ward near the intersection of Frenchmen and North Derbigny streets. Among the five violent acts...
  • Detective shot 3 times out of surgery; accused gunman shot also survives

    03/09/2016 10:16:56 AM PST · by opbuzz · 25 replies
    News4Jax ^ | 3/9/2016 | By Nikki Kimbleton
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - An off-duty narcotics detective shot Wednesday morning during a traffic stop on the Westside is out of surgery and expected to survive, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office announced just before noon. The undercover officer's name will not be released, but he was described as a veteran of JSO, where he worked since 2008. Chief Tom Hackney said the detective was shot at least three times -- once in the head, once in the upper body and once in the hand.
  • Reports: Gunman on campus at UMass Amherst, shelter in place ordered

    02/18/2016 3:16:43 PM PST · by My Guns Never · 43 replies
    Students and staff at the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus have been ordered to shelter in place after reports of a gunman on campus. FOX25 has received several tweets from members of the campus community but has not heard back from campus officials about the situation.
  • Tel Aviv gunman killed in exchange of fire in Wadi Ara

    01/08/2016 8:36:55 AM PST · by Nachum · 5 replies
    jpost.com ^ | 1/8/16 | YAAKOV LAPPIN
    Shin Bet domestic intelligence agents together with the Border Police's Counter-Terrorism Unit officers shot and killed terrorist Nashat Milhem in his hometown of Arara in northern Israel on Friday, after he tried to fire on them, thus ending a days-long pursuit of the terrorist behind three murders in Tel Aviv. Milhem was found in a hideout and discovered after the Shin Bet received information on his location on Friday, following an intensive Shin Bet - Israel Police investigation that included many undercover and overt operations to track him down. The Arab-Israeli terrorist had been on the run since January 1,...
  • Oregon gunman singled out Christians during rampage

    10/01/2015 7:51:17 PM PDT · by tired&retired · 29 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 1, 2015 | 7:04pm | Cris Perez
    The gunman who opened fire at an Oregon community college was forcing people to stand up and state their religion before he began blasting away at them, survivors said Thursday. A woman who claimed to have a grandmother inside a writing class in Snyder Hall, where a portion the massacre unfolded, described the scene in a tweet. “The shooter was lining people up and asking if they were Christian,” she wrote. “If they said yes, then they were shot in the head. If they said no, or didn’t answer, they were shot in the legs. My grandma just got to...
  • Oregon Gunman Identified as Chris Harper Mercer

    10/01/2015 7:04:32 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    New York Times ^ | 10/01/2015
    A law enforcement official has identified the gunman as Chris Harper Mercer, 26, and said he had three weapons, handguns and at least one long gun. It was not clear whether he fired them all. Law enforcement officials said he lived in the Roseburg area, and they said one witness said that he asked about peoples’ religions before he began firing.
  • GUNMAN KILLS REPORTER, CAMERAMAN ON LIVE TV

    08/26/2015 8:52:10 AM PDT · by unlearner · 72 replies
    WND ^ | 8/26/2015 | CHERYL CHUMLEY
    Suspect called 'difficult to work with' Police in Moneta, Virginia, said a shooter fired at a WDBJ-TV media crew in the middle of their live shot at Bridgewater Plaza, killing the cameraman and correspondent and fleeing the scene. Multiple outlets reported the suspect shot himself, but police haven’t yet confirmed. The Associated Press, citing police, released the suspect’s name as Vester Lee Flanagan II, age 41, of Roanoke. But he went by another name while working as a reporter at that station, as well as ones in North Carolina and Texas: Brice Williams. Officials with the ATF and FBI are...
  • Lafayette, Louisiana theater shooter bought gun legally, police say

    07/25/2015 11:03:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    CNN ^ | 07/25/2015 | By Ralph Ellis and Greg Botelho
    John Russell "Rusty" Houser methodically shot 11 people in a Lafayette, Louisiana, movie theater on Thursday night using a handgun he legally purchased from an Alabama pawn shop, authorities said Friday. Houser stood up in the theater where the comedy "Trainwreck" was showing and fired off one 10-round clip, Lafayette Police Chief Jim Craig said at a press conference. "This was slow and methodical," Gov. Bobby Jindal said. "This was not a single burst." Houser left the theater through a side door and headed toward his car, a 1995 Lincoln, but saw a police cruiser arrive in the parking lot,...
  • At least 3 dead after gunman opens fire at Lafayette, La. movie theater

    07/23/2015 8:34:20 PM PDT · by Nachum · 48 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 7/23/15 | FoxNews
    DEVELOPING: A gunman killed two people and injured seven others late Thursday when he opened fire in a Lafayette, La. movie theater before turning the gun on himself, the city's police chief said. Police Chief Jim Craft told a news conference that authorities had identified the gunman as a 58-year-old white man, but did not release his name, citing an ongoing background check. The chief added that the conditions of the injured victims ranged from critical to non-life-threatening. City Marshal Brian Pope told The Daily Advertiser that the gunman opened fire at the Grand 16 Theatre in Lafayette, approximately 40...
  • Four servicemen killed and one critical after gunman opens fire with 'high-powered rifle'..

    07/16/2015 11:59:56 AM PDT · by CivilWarBrewing · 289 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 16, 2015 | Ashley Collman - DM
    Sources say four military members were killed and a cop injured after a gunman opened fire on recruitment offices in Chattanooga, Tennessee Shots rang out at military recruitment offices in a strip mall on Lee Highway just before 11amActive shooting situation then moved several miles north to a U.S. Naval Reserve Center near the Chattanooga State Community College campusJust before 1:30pm, the Chattanooga police tweeted that the active shooter situation was over Multiple local stations are reporting that the shooter is dead Four military members were killed this morning and at least one police officer injured, when a gunman opened fire...
  • Manhunt For Gunman After Four Shot in Palms

    04/16/2015 5:26:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    nbc los angeles ^ | 4/16/15 | Kelly Goff and Nyree Arabian
    Police are searching for a gunman after a series of shootings in the Palms area of Los Angeles Thursday afternoon left one dead and three other people injured. The shootings prompted LAPD to go on a citywide tactical alert, a spokesperson said. Eight shots were heard in the 3000 block of Motor Avenue around 3 p.m. near Woodbine Park. A woman was heard screaming and a vehicle fled the scene at a high rate of speed, according to an LAPD spokesperson. One person was killed in the shooting, according to LAPD Sgt. Vincent Aguirre. Three other people were injured, possibly...
  • Eyewitness: Copenhagen Gunman Yelled What Sounded Like Arabic

    02/14/2015 10:43:14 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | February 14, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Dennis Meyhoff Brink, who was a witness to a shooting at a free speech event in Copenhagen, said that he heard the shooter yell what he thought was Arabic during an interview with CNN on Saturday. “When I heard the person yell in what I think was Arabic, at that point, I thought that it was probably some Islamist terrorists or something who wanted to kill Lars Vilks” he stated. Brink also said that during the shooting, “we stayed inside were just hiding behind tables that were turned over and everything we could hide behind…we were just hoping that the...
  • Paris gunmen Cherif Kouachi and Amedy Coulibaly 'used child porn sites for covert communication'

    01/15/2015 11:18:37 PM PST · by Nachum · 11 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 1/15/15 | mberto Bacchi
    As French authorities continue their hunt for possible accomplices of the Islamist extremist gunmen who killed 17 people over three days in Paris last week, it has emerged two of the attackers were found in possession of paedo-pornographic material during an earlier anti-terrorism investigation. In 2010, a police search of the computers of Cherif Kouachi and Amedy Coulibaly revealed traces of child porn images the two men had stored and later erased, French media reported. The two were under investigation for their alleged role in the botched attempt to free from prison Smain Ait Ali Belkacem, a jihadi serving a...
  • Another gunman takes 'at least' five hostage in 'kosher' grocery in Paris - and police fear...

    01/09/2015 6:28:32 AM PST · by BlatherNaut · 38 replies
    DailyMail.com ^ | 1/9/15 | Corey Charlton & Peter Allen
    Two people have been killed in a Kosher store in eastern Paris where a ‘heavily armed’ Islamic terrorist is currently holding hostages, police believe. Sources in the Paris force said the suspected murderer was Amedy Coulibay, 32, who is wearing body armour and brandishing two Kalashnikov automatic weapons. He is said to be working with a woman called Hayat Boumeddiene, 26, who is also said to be ‘armed and dangerous’. Shots rang out close to the Porte de Vincennes while the two brothers believed to be behind the murderous attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine were themselves hold up...