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  • Teen Charged in Shooting Death of Veteran Police Employee (Chicago)

    10/10/2015 5:52:21 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    NBC Chicago ^ | October 10, 2015
    An 18-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a veteran Chicago police employee, who was fatally shot last month while taking groceries out of his car. William Cochran, of the 11300 block of South Loomis Street, was charged Friday in the murder of 59-year-old John “Buck” Buckner. He also faces a charge of aggravated battery with discharge of a firearm, according to police.
  • Texas College Housing Complex

    One person was killed and another wounded during a shooting Friday at a Texas Southern University student-housing complex, and the Houston campus has been placed on lockdown, university and police officials said.
  • HUNDREDS TURN OUT to Protest Barack Obama in Oregon “Go Golf!” (VIDEO)

    10/09/2015 12:27:56 PM PDT · by Torcert · 10 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Oct 9th, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    The protesters want an end to the dangerous gun-free zone policies. One Defend Roseburg supporter offered this prayer today: We come to You today to first give You glory and honor and praise for we know there is none like You, You are the only one true and living God like You as You have told us in Your Word. Thank You Father for being real and giving us hope. Today we lift up the community of Roseburg Oregon and ask for a hedge of protection there. As You know Lord, president Obama is going to visit Roseburg and many...
  • Thousands Expected to Protest Obama’s Roseburg Visit

    10/09/2015 7:39:17 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/09/2015 | Debra Heine
    Several groups plan to protest President Barack Obama’s visit to Roseburg, Oregon, on Friday.Many residents of the conservative community are not happy with the president because he politicized the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College before all the bodies had even been identified. David Jaques, publisher of the conservative Roseburg Beacon, put out the word earlier this week that the president would not be welcome in his town because he was coming to further his anti-gun agenda.On Monday, Jaques told Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly that he had talked to “dozens and dozens of citizens, some family members of the...
  • Predawn shooting at university in Flagstaff

    10/09/2015 6:40:22 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 34 replies
    fox 4 ^ | 10-9-2015 | CNN WIRE
    U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, issued a statement on the shooting Friday morning. “My thoughts and prayers are with families of the person who was killed and the three others who were wounded in the horrific shooting on the campus of Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff early this morning,” he said. “I appreciate the efforts of all state and local law enforcement officials, first-responders and school administrators, and continue to pray for the recovery of the injured, as well as all those in the NAU community who have been impacted by this terrible tragedy.” The shooting comes the same day...
  • National Moment of Silence for Umpqua

    10/08/2015 9:27:31 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 10 replies
    There will be a National Moment of Silence today, October 8, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. ET in honor of the victims of the shooting at Umpqua Community College. Our college is joining Achieving the Dream staff and fellow network colleges by observing this pause in our daily activities. Our hope is to show the Umpqua community that we stand with them as they begin to find a way forward after the tragedy. If you are active on social media, please use the #IamUCC hashtag to convey your support.
  • Five shot near elementary school in West Baltimore

    10/07/2015 10:48:10 AM PDT · by detective · 53 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 10/06/2015 | Justin Fenton and Colin Campbell
    Five people — ages 17, 24, 23, 26 and 55 — were shot Tuesday afternoon in West Baltimore, police said. The group was standing in the 300 block of N. Payson St. near Lockerman Bundy Elementary School in the Penrose neighborhood when a gunman came around the corner on foot and opened fire about 3:40 p.m., police said. All of the victims were shot in the lower extremities, and none of their injuries are considered life-threatening, police said. One was grazed by a bullet and treated at the scene, another walked into a hospital and the rest were taken to...
  • Well, apparently the Oregon murderer, Chris Harper-Mercer, was also a fan of the Islamic State

    10/06/2015 8:55:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Bare Naked Islam ^ | October 5, 2015
    The mainstream media didn’t think that information about Oregon shooter Chris Harper-Mercer’s Islamic connections were important enough to mention. (See link below). But now, evidence of a purchase he made online of the flag of the Islamic State (ISIS) has been found. Harper-Mercer goes by the User Name IRONCROSS and left a comment about his purchase of an ISIS flag (shown at left of comment) that reads: “Exactly what I was looking for. I really like the quality. Great product, thanks! I will continue to make purchases from this company. I am very impressed. I WILL be back against soon....
  • Yes, Obama does want to take your guns

    10/06/2015 8:18:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 5, 2015 | Katie Pavlich
    Within hours of the killings at Umpqua Community College in Oregon last week, President Obama stepped to the White House lectern, admittedly without all the facts of the case, to shamelessly politicize the tragedy. “Somebody, somewhere will comment and say, Obama politicized this issue. Well, this is something we should politicize,” he said. Perhaps Obama’s open politicizing of the issue wasn’t the worst part, but instead it was his intellectual dishonesty when it comes to the “common-sense” gun laws he wants implemented. “What’s become routine, of course, is the response of those who oppose any kind of common-sense gun legislation....
  • They Shoot Christians, Don't They?

    10/06/2015 3:28:06 PM PDT · by all the best · 8 replies
    Gary North's Specific Answers ^ | October 2, 2015 | Gary North
    what he witnessed. If you love Jesus, what would be your attitude after the first Christian was shot? I know what mine would be. "Let's get this bastard now, or we're all dead." That would also be my reaction if he targeted Muslims. Once the first victim is gunned down, someone had better call all the rest to action, and then rush him. This person is going to get shot. He is going to get shot anyway. This suicide mission requires a call to action. Otherwise, people will remain inert, hoping for the best. The best strategy in an unarmed...
  • Roseburg, Oregon newspaper publisher: Obama not welcome to show up and politicize the shooting

    10/06/2015 2:44:27 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 26 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/06/15 | Dan Calabrese
    "Now he wants to come to our community and stand on the corpses of our loved ones to make some sort of political point." You can say that David Jacques is just one guy if you want. And you can choose not to believe him when he tells you that “dozens upon dozens” of local residents feel the same. But even if you do all that, you’ve got a couple of problems. First of all, this is not just some random guy off the street. He’s the publisher of the Roseburg Beacon, so he’s got some status in the community....
  • Source: Philly threat tied to website that Ore. shooter may have used (Penn.: Another terrorist?)

    10/05/2015 12:49:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | October 4, 2015 | Joe Brandt
    Colleges and universities in and around Philadelphia are bolstering police patrols today after federal agencies notified them of a threat made on an Internet post. The threat was posted Friday on 4chan, the same website that carried postings threatening a school in the "northwest" the day before nine people were slain at an Oregon college, a law-enforcement source with knowledge of the Philly threat confirmed to the Daily News. "This is only the beginning, . . . " the Philly-area threat says. "On October 5, 2015 at 1:00 PM CT, a fellow robot will take up arms against a university...
  • Gunman shot woman in her wheelchair after demanding that she climb back into it off the ground

    10/05/2015 6:01:24 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 66 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4 October 2015 | Kelly Mclaughlin and Mia De Graaf and Martin Gould
    College gunman shot a woman in her wheelchair after demanding that she climb back into it off the ground A survivor of the attack said Chris Harper-Mercer shot a woman in a wheelchair who was accompanied by a service dog The survivor, how did want to be identified, was shot in the hand The 26-year-old killer reportedly ordered his Christian classmates to crawl into the middle of the room to be shot dead By Kelly Mclaughlin and Mia De Graaf For and Martin Gould In Roseburg, Oregon For Published: 18:48 EST, 4 October 2015 | Updated: 07:14 EST,...
  • Oregon shooting: Trump invokes vigilante film Death Wish

    10/04/2015 7:45:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Irish Times ^ | October 4, 2015 | Various agencies
    Republican frontrunner says students and instructors should have been armed. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday channelled the 1970s action star Charles Bronson in defending second amendment rights in the aftermath of the shooting at an Oregon community college that left nine people and the shooter dead. Mr Trump said in a rally in suburban Nashville that he has a handgun carry permit in New York. He added that any attacker would be “shocked” if he tried to assault him, because he would emulate Bronson in the vigilante film Death Wish. Mr Trump criticized “gun-free zones”, saying that the...
  • Barack Obama-Hood Fast-Tracks $29 Million to Families of Charleston Shooting Victims

    10/04/2015 1:58:12 PM PDT · by amorphous · 20 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | 29 Jun 2015 | S. Noble
    Barack Obama really does think he’s a king. He’s now redistributing $29 million of taxpayer dollars to the families of the nine people murdered by Dylann Roof in Charleston, South Carolina. That comes to $3.2 million per family. Where in the Constitution does it say the president can or should do this? This looks like theft.
  • Survivor: Gunman spared 'lucky one' to give police message

    10/04/2015 1:25:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | October 4, 2015 | Gosia Wozniacka and Brian Melley, The Associated Press
    ROSEBURG, Ore. — The gunman had already shot several students at close range when he stood inches from Lacey Scroggins and demanded she stand up. It was only the fourth day of community college for the 18-year-old aspiring surgeon. She was faced down, her head tucked between her outstretched arms among dead and dying classmates. Scroggins could hear someone gurgling. She felt the weight of mortally wounded Treven Anspach against her, the 20-year-old's blood flowing onto her clothing....
  • So the Oregon shooter’s guns were legal. Now what?

    10/04/2015 6:15:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 82 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/04/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Much like the famous quote about how everyone talks about the weather but nobody does anything about it, (often attributed to Mark Twain, though it was probably first said by Charles Dudley Warner) mass shootings are portrayed as a problem with no solution. Actually, there are solutions on the table from both sides but nobody wants to talk about them.Having been off duty when the Oregon college shooting news broke, I had the time to absorb some of the constantly shifting details coming out of the crime scene. As with all of these events there were wildly inaccurate reports...
  • Shooting victim told grandmother Christians were targeted

    10/03/2015 4:05:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    Steeler's Lounge ^ | October 3, 2015 | Norman Tucker
    Nine people are still being treated for injuries they suffered when Chris Harper-Mercer, whose father is reportedly English, opened fire at Umpqua Community College in Oregon on Thursday before dying in a shoot-out with police. He started shooting in a classroom. Although multiple media outlets have identified the shooter as Chris Harper Mercer, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin refused to speak his name, saying publicizing his identity would "only glorify his horrific actions", and possibly "inspire future shooters". "I know that conversation around firearms will occur and needs to occur, but now is not the time", he said. The three...
  • Media Narrative: Half-Black Oregon Killer is a "White Supremacist"

    10/03/2015 2:33:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 118 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | October 2, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Was he a Half-White Supremacist? According to the LA Times, Chris Harper Mercer, the Oregon killer, was a "White Supremacist". One slight problem. Mercer identified as multi-racial. His mother was black. He doesn't seem to have even known his father. He identified with black TV killer Vester Lee Flanagan. This doesn't seem to have stopped the media with George Zimmerman who was labeled a white Hispanic, so maybe Chris Harper Mercer was a white Black? Was he a Half-White Supremacist? I'm not an expert on "White Supremacism", but being half-black and then shooting a bunch of white Christians would make...
  • Gunman who shot dead NSW police employee was radicalised youth

    10/03/2015 1:06:56 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 6 replies
    The actions of the 15-year-old gunman who shot dead a New South Wales police civilian employee were an act of terrorism, police say. The radicalised youth of Middle Eastern background has been named as Farhad Jabar Khalil Mohammad. He killed the police employee, Curtis Cheng, as he was leaving police headquarters at Parramatta in Sydney's west around 4:30pm yesterday. The offender then fired several more shots at officers as they emerged from the building to respond to the incident. He was killed when the officers, who are special constables, returned fire.
  • Shooting In Gun-Free Australia Leaves ‘At Least Two Dead’

    10/03/2015 12:21:04 PM PDT · by Hoodat · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3 Oct 2015 | Awr Hawkins
    On October 2–just one day after Obama suggested an Australian-like gun ban might be the way forward for America–a gunman opened fire outside a daycare by State Crime Command in Sydney, Australia. Fox News reports “at least two are dead.” Details are scant, but The Sydney Morning Herald reports that “the gunman, who one witnessed said was dressed in a black gown, opened fire on a police IT worker outside the State Crime Command, which houses some of the state’s top detectives, in Parramatta at 4.35pm on Friday.” Parramatta real estate agent Edwin Almeida heard shots and looked out the...
  • Shooter Identified–Oregon Comm. College Shooting–Pre Planned Act of Jihad–Warning Posted Yesterday…

    10/02/2015 6:20:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | October 1, 2015 | Sundance
    Multiple Updates Below – Shooter ID’d as 26-year-old “Chris Harper Mercer” ♦ Last night an anonymous poster on the Website 4Chan posted a warning of an intent to carry out an attack at a Northwest U.S. Community College (CACHE HERE). ♦ Today an attack was carried out:According to this Local report: The gunman who opened fire at Umpqua Community College in Oregon asked victims to state their religion before opening fire, according to multiple reports. An 18-year-old student told the News-Review newspaper that the gunman, after shooting her teacher in the head through a window, told people to get on...
  • A primer on the Left’s use of the Talking Point Headline using a current news story.

    10/02/2015 6:07:50 PM PDT · by Torcert · 3 replies
    Raw Story [Leftist Propaganda] | 10/2/2015
    Armed vet destroys gun nuts’ argument on mass shooters by explaining why he didn’t attack Oregon killer The headline screams at you - and comrades on the #nationalSocialistLeft dutifully post it for all to see since it supposedly ‘destroys gun nuts’ argument on mass shooters’ But let's examine this ‘news story’ and see how it is structured as an editorial piece than an article meant to inform.1. First of all note the Talking Point Headline. This is so our Comrades can easily find the TPH easily on a search engine and post it without having to go through the trouble...
  • Oregon timeline: 10 dead in 10 minutes

    10/02/2015 3:53:32 PM PDT · by bgill · 19 replies
    Austin American Statesman ^ | Oct. 2, 2015 | staff
    10:30 a.m. Pacific time: Shots fired in Snyder Hall. Officers responded almost immediately, requesting medical assistance and backup. Early reports indicated as many as 20 were wounded. 10:43 a.m.: Officers locate suspect, a male, on campus. 10:44 a.m.: Gunfire exchanged between officers and suspect. Thirty-five people reported inside building; campus is locked down. 10:49 a.m: Suspect confirmed dead
  • Oregon gunman was Army dropout who studied mass shooters

    10/02/2015 1:36:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 90 replies
    Yahoo! News / The Associated Press ^ | October 2, 2015 | Jeff Barnard and Martha Mendoza
    ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The 26-year-old gunman who opened fire in a community college English class, killing nine, was an Army boot camp dropout who studied mass shooters before becoming one himself. A day after the rampage in an Oregon timber town, authorities said Christopher Sean Harper-Mercer, who died during a shootout with police, wore a flak jacket and brought at least six guns and five ammunition magazines to the school. Investigators found another seven guns at the apartment he shared with his mother. The weapons had all been purchased legally over the past three years, some by him, others...
  • Gun Sales Rise After Gun Control Calls

    10/02/2015 12:23:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    WKRG-TV ^ | October 2, 2015 | Chad Petri
    Even with another mass shooting in the news, gun sales continue their upward trend. Newly released FBI data show this past September was the busiest September ever for gun background checks–with more than 1.7 million. That’s a 23% jump compared to September 2014. The same holds true for Alabama–with more than 56-thousand checks it was also the busiest September ever for gun sales in this state. Alabama say a 25-percent jump in September compared to the same time last year. More calls for gun control often result more gun buying–that happened after the shootings Lafayette, Charleston and Aurora. In the...
  • Oregon shooting: 13 legally purchased weapons found in gunman's cache

    10/02/2015 11:50:54 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 117 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | October 2, 2015 | Lauren Gambino and Ben Quinn with Jason Wilson in Roseburg
    Roseburg grapples with grief and indignation as Obama’s call for US gun control collides with horrifying new details of another mass shooting.A cache of 13 weapons has been discovered in the possession of gunman who opened fire on a writing class at a community college in rural Oregon on Thursday, killing nine people and injuring seven in the deadliest mass shooting in the state’s history. Seven weapons were recovered at the gunman’s home, in addition to the six weapons that were recovered on the campus of Umpqua Community College, Celinez Nunez, of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives...
  • Further Developments on #UCCShooting Alleged Jihadist

    10/02/2015 11:28:24 AM PDT · by ZULU · 14 replies
    Further details were revealed throughout the night following the massacre at Umpqua Community College. Indeed, he is likely just as much the president’s son as was Trayvon Martin. He will be painted a victim of “white privilege’s” “religion and gun” culture, not to mention Chris Harper-Mercer felt compelled to retaliate against Islamophobes by slaughtering purely Christians, with an additional caveat (later). Democrats and Obama supporters I have encountered already deny this an act of jihad, much less a deliberate act against Christians just as the president did with the Paris kosher deli shootings by the #CharlieHebdo jihadists linked to Al-Qaeda...
  • Donald Trump on Oregon shooting: ‘People are going to slip through the cracks’

    10/02/2015 9:58:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10/02/2015 | By David Sherfinski
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Friday there are always going to be people who “slip though the cracks” and that there are no easy solutions to mass shootings like the one Thursday at a community college in Oregon. Mr. Trump said there are “very strong laws on the books,” but that “you’re always going to have problems.” “I mean, we have millions and millions of people, we have millions of sick people all over the world —it can happen all over the world, and it does happen all over the world, by the way, but this is sort of...
  • Oregon Shooting: ‘DWTS’ Hero Alex Skarlatos Crushed After Massacre At His College

    10/02/2015 2:28:12 AM PDT · by kennyboy509 · 6 replies
    Hollywoodlife by Bonnie Fuller ^ | 10/01/2015 | Alyssa Montemurro
    So scary! Terror train hero Alek Skarlatos was forced to bolt out of his ‘DWTS’ rehearsals on Oct. 1 when he received a call about the tragic shooting at Umpqua Community College — his hometown school! This is just so terrifying. Dancing With The Stars contestant Alek Skarlatos, 22, was in the middle of rehearsals with his partner Lindsay Arnold when he reportedly received a phone call informing him of the tragic shooting that took place at Umpqua Community College — the school he is currently enrolled in. How devastating! The massacre at the Oregon community college was a tragic...
  • UPDATES: Shooter Identified – Oregon Community College Shooting – Pre Planned Act of Jihad....

    10/01/2015 11:25:17 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 62 replies
    theconservativetreehouse. ^ | October 1, 2015 | sundance
    Complete Headline: UPDATES: Shooter Identified – Oregon Community College Shooting – Pre Planned Act of Jihad – Warning Posted Yesterday… Shooter ID’d as 26-year-old “Chris Harper Mercer” -- Last night an anonymous poster on the Website 4Chan posted a warning of an intent to carry out an attack at a Northwest U.S. Community College. -- Today an attack was carried out [Snip] The gunman ... asked people if they were Christian. “If they said yes, then they were shot in the head,” she wrote. “If they said no, or didn’t answer, they were shot in the legs.” [Snip] Umpqua Community...
  • Chris Harper Mercer identified by CBS as Oregon college shooting suspect (Confirmed)

    10/01/2015 7:05:30 PM PDT · by PROCON · 58 replies ^ | Oct. 1, 2015
    The man who opened fire at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College Thursday, killing 10 and injuring several others, has been identified as Chris Harper Mercer. The gunman was identified late Thursday by CBS News. Mercer was 26, according to CBS, which cited law enforcement sources. The Douglas County Sheriff earlier identified the gunman was a 20-year-old man but did not identify him.The gunman died during a shootout with police.
  • Who Is Chris Harper Mercer? Oregon's Alleged Umqua Community College Shooter Identified, Police Say

    10/01/2015 5:54:20 PM PDT · by navysealdad · 145 replies
    Chris Harper Mercer, 26, has been identified as the shooter responsible for taking the lives of at least 10 people at a community college in southwest Oregon earlier Thursday, law enforcement sources confirmed to CBS News. Law enforcement officers shot and killed Mercer in an exchange of gunfire later Thursday afternoon.
  • CBS News quotes law enforcement the shooter was 26 year old Chris Harper Mercer

    10/01/2015 5:46:39 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 216 replies
    BREAKING. Two law enforcement sources tell @CBSNews the Oregon shooter was 26-year old Chris Harper Mercer.— Charlie Kaye (@CharlieKayeCBS) October 2, 2015
  • Strange Coincidence regarding the OR shooting!

    10/01/2015 6:08:16 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 15 replies
    I don’t know if this has been mentioned anywhere but Roseburg, OR is the town where Umpqua Community College is located. This is also the home town of Alek Skarlatos; he is one of the men who foiled the Paris train terrorist attack a few months back. Coincidence?
  • CNN Report: Veterans Tried to leave Classroom to Stop Shooter, Denied By Staff

    10/01/2015 5:23:30 PM PDT · by TangoLimaSierra · 115 replies ^ | October 1, 2015 | Nick Leghorn
    On CNN right now, one person is reporting that a number of military veterans were present at the community college at the time of the shooting earlier today. They report that the veterans wanted to leave the classroom to try and stop the shooter, but the staff at the college stopped them from leaving the classroom. An audio recording of the incident indicates that it took five minutes from the initial radio call for the police to engage the shooter.
  • Oregon Gunman Singled Out Christians During Rampage

    10/01/2015 4:24:48 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 175 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 1, 2015 | Chris 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 the Writing 115 class in Snyder Hall, where 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 my...
  • BREAKING: Umpqua College Shooter Asked Students — “STAND UP AND STATE YOUR RELIGION!”

    10/01/2015 2:08:46 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 143 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/01/2015 | Jim Hoft
    “ Kortney Moore, 18, from Rogue River, was in her Writing 115 class in Snyder Hall when one shot came through a window. She saw her teacher get shot in the head. The shooter was inside at that point, and he told people to get on the ground. The shooter was asking people to stand up and state their religion and then started firing away, Moore said. Moore was lying there with people who had been shot.
  • 2015: 274 days, 294 mass shootings, hundreds dead

    10/01/2015 12:44:23 PM PDT · by don-o · 36 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | October 1, 2015 | Christopher Ingraham
    Today a shooter opened fire at a community college in Oregon. Early media reports indicate numerous fatalities and a number of additional people wounded. That brings the total of mass shootings this year -- incidents where 4 or more people are killed or injured by gunfire -- to 294. There have been only 274 days this year. The shootings are captured in this calendar, drawn from the the Mass Shooting Tracker. The tracker draws some criticism because its definition is broader than the FBI's definition, which requires three or more people to be killed by gunfire. But the broader definition...
  • Shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Ore.

    10/01/2015 11:07:11 AM PDT · by halo66 · 916 replies
    Not sure what the situation is...
  • S. Dakota high school principal shot, wounded; students safe

    09/30/2015 3:40:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Juno ^ | September 30, 2015 | Dirk Lammers, The Associated Press
    HARRISBURG, S.D. (AP) — A shooting at a South Dakota high school that left the principal with a minor injury may have turned out far worse if not for staff members who tackled the student suspected of firing at the administrator, authorities said Wednesday. Just moments afterward, Harrisburg High School Principal Kevin Lein took to the intercom to announce a lockdown and tell students he had been hit, "but was fine," senior Aanna Okerlund said. Other than Lein, who was struck in the arm, no one was reported hurt....
  • China says resident wounded in shooting on North Korean border

    09/25/2015 6:49:30 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | 2015/09/25
    China says resident wounded in shooting on North Korean border BEIJING China said on Friday that it was investigating an incident on the border with North Korea in which a resident on the Chinese side was shot and wounded. The incident occurred last week. South Korean media reports said North Korean soldiers had fired at a Chinese vehicle. "According to what is understood, in the early hours of Sept. 18 there was a shooting on the China-North Korea border," Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei told a daily news briefing. "A Chinese border resident was injured. At present China's public security...
  • Customer carrying concealed weapon shoots bank robber

    09/24/2015 12:58:49 PM PDT · by bigbaddumbdog · 28 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 9/22/2015 | Foxnews
    A 63-year-old autoworker with a concealed weapons license shot a gunman who was robbing a Warren, Michigan, bank, according to Fox 2 Detroit.
  • Okaloosa Deputy shot in Shalimar

    09/22/2015 8:09:41 AM PDT · by saminfl · 10 replies
    By From staff reports Posted Sep. 22, 2015 at 8:40 AM Updated at 9:44 AM 9:32 a.m. Update SHALIMAR—An Okaloosa County Sheriff's Deputy was shot early Tuesday outside an attorney's office on Plew Avenue, according to an OCSO news release. The OCSO communications center received a call reporting gunshots at 8:20 a.m. According to early reports, the gunshots were fired outside the Cotton and Gates law firm. Capt. Ryan Christen, spokesman for the Ocean City Fire Control District, said a medical helicopter was called and later canceled. The suspect in the shooting is located in a room at the Comfort...
  • [Monterey, CA] Two officers shot, two gunmen dead

    09/21/2015 10:15:54 PM PDT · by BlueNgold · 32 replies
    KSBW TV ^ | 21 September 2015 | KSBW
    Sand City, CA. Two officers were shot in Sand City outside the Target shopping center.It appears there were two gunmen. Shots were fired during a confrontation. Four people were shot, including two police officers and the two suspected gunmen.The victims were immediately sent to a nearby hospital.According to Monterey District Attorney Dean Flippo, the two suspected gunmen are dead.The two police officers have non-life threatening injuries and are expected to make a full recovery. The Target store is now closed.
  • Three injured in Sunday morning church shooting (Including newborn baby)

    09/20/2015 7:40:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Selma Times-Journal ^ | September 20, 2015 | Blake Deshazo
    Oasis Tabernacle Church was the scene of a Sunday morning shooting that injured three people.A Selma man is behind bars after allegedly shooting three people at Oasis Tabernacle Church in East Selma Sunday morning. According to Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson, 26-year-old James Junior Minter has been arrested and charged with three counts of attempted murder.James Junior MinterMinter allegedly shot his girlfriend, her newborn baby and Robert Carswell, the pastor of Oasis Tabernacle. The shooting happened during the church service around 10:25 a.m., according to Lt. Curtis Muhannad with the Selma Police Department. Muhannad said Minter was sitting on...
  • 4 dead, 19 wounded in Chicago since Saturday, including 14-year-old boy

    09/20/2015 7:10:23 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 35 replies
    MSN ^ | 9-20-2015 | Megan Crepeau and Deanese Williams-Harris and Marwa Eltagouri
    A violent Saturday and Sunday morning in Chicago left four people dead and at least 19 others wounded, including a 14-year-old boy who was killed and a 15-year-old who was injured after a fight in a park in the North Kenwood neighborhood on the South Side. The boys were on the street in the 4400 block of South Greenwood Avenue in the North Kenwood neighborhood when a car drove by and someone opened fire around 7:30 p.m. Saturday, according to police. The 14-year-old, identified by his mother as Tyjuan Poindexter, was shot in the head and died on the scene....
  • 3 people hurt in Alabama church shooting; suspect arrested

    09/20/2015 12:02:00 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 20, 2015 | AP
    An Alabama prosecutor says a suspect has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting a woman, an infant and a pastor inside a church in Alabama. Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson says James Minter was arrested after the shooting Sunday at the Oasis Church in East Selma, Alabama. Neither Minter's age or hometown were immediately available.
  • Phoenix I-10 shootings suspect: 'I'm the wrong guy'

    09/19/2015 2:41:26 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 28 replies
    CNN ^ | 09/19/2015 | Jason Hanna
    A suspect in Phoenix's recent highway shootings denied Saturday he had anything to do with the case as a judge set his bail at $1 million. Leslie Allen Merritt Jr., who was arrested Friday, shook his head as a prosecutor asked the judge to set bail at the $1 million mark at a court hearing Saturday morning, and the suspect took in a deep breath when the judge agreed. "All I have to say is I'm the wrong guy," Merritt, 21, told the judge. "I tried to tell the detectives that. My gun's been in the pawn shop for the...
  • Man fatally shot in Mission Hill supermarket parking lot

    09/17/2015 5:55:03 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | September 17, 2015 | Bob McGovern
    Police are hunting for a gunman, they believe targeted and killed a man in his 20s during a brazen, midday shooting yesterday in a Stop & Shop parking lot in Mission Hill. “I think the person was targeted,” Boston police Commissioner William B. Evans said. “It’s troubling. Unfortunately, there are way too many shootings, but when it happens in broad daylight with young kids here and the elderly and people going about their everyday business, it’s more brazen. Clearly, I think we know that this is someone who was targeted. I don’t think anyone has anything to worry about in...