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  • Five people shot in Louisiana incident

    04/19/2021 7:29:53 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | 04 19 2021 | Staff
    Five people were hospitalized after being shot and injured in Shreveport, Louisiana, CBS-affiliated television station KSLA reported late on Sunday, the third multiple shooting reported in the United States with 24 hours. In a briefing to local news outlets, police said they were in the first stages of investigating the incident, without confirming the number of people admitted to hospital nor their condition. Police officers were responding to traffic congestion reports when shots were heard, a police spokesman told reporters. "We responded this evening to a traffic congestion and during that congestion, numerous shots were fired," the spokesman said. One...
  • Press conference re: #shooting at #FedEx facility: "We've been to the shooter's home, but don't know who he is"

    04/16/2021 8:41:20 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 146 replies
    Twiiter ^ | 04 16 2021 | Hoiser Mama
    "FBI Indianapolis Special Agent in Charge Paul Keenan says “it would be premature to speculate” on suspect’s motivation for the FedEx facility shooting." The Recount (with video)
  • Trooper Shot, 1 Dead After Employee Opens Fire at Texas Business: Police

    04/09/2021 7:55:36 AM PDT · by VTenigma · 12 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | April 8,2021 | Blake Montgomery
    The man who killed one person and wounded five others in a shooting at a cabinetry business in Bryan, Texas, on Thursday afternoon was an employee, police say. Larry Winston Bollin, 27, was taken into police custody about two hours after the rampage and booked on a charge of murder, according to the Bryan Police Department. Investigators have yet to determine a motive, and the victims have not yet been identified. Two of the five people injured were in critical condition as of late Thursday, while three others were said to be in stable condition.
  • 1 killed, 5 injured in shooting at Birmingham park, police say

    04/05/2021 6:02:10 AM PDT · by deport · 16 replies
    ABC News ^ | April 5, 2021, 7:40 AM | Rosa Sanchez andMorgan Winsor
    One person was killed and five others, including a 4-year-old child, were injured in a shooting at a park in Alabama's largest city on Sunday evening as families gathered for Easter, police said. A 32-year-old woman, who was an innocent bystander, was shot dead inside a car. The five other people who were shot -- ages 4, 15, 16, 17 and 21 -- were transported to hospitals in stable condition, according to Mauldin.There were no suspects in custody as of Sunday night.
  • Boulder Shooter Ranted Online About 'Racist Islamophobic People'

    03/24/2021 7:52:42 PM PDT · by familyop · 45 replies
    NewsMax ^ | March 23, 2021 | Brian Trusdell
    The 21-year-old man...ranted about on Facebook over the past 18 months about "racist islamophobic people," then-President Donald Trump, and not having a girlfriend,...He was known to the FBI through his association with someone else who it had been investigating...Ahmad Alissa was engaged by police at least twice before...
  • Photo Collage Reveals Who Commits the Mass Shootings in the US Today

    03/24/2021 7:51:20 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 27 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | March 24, 2021 | Jim Hoft
    Democrats continue to push the ridiculous talking point that white men commit the majority of mass shootings in the United States. The left continues to push this with every mass shooting.
  • Police: 2 dead, 14 wounded at party in Rochester, New York

    09/19/2020 5:13:10 AM PDT · by imardmd1 · 45 replies
    AP ^ | Sptember 19, 2020 | AP
    Gunfire at a backyard party killed two people and wounded 14 others early Saturday in Rochester, New York, a city that has been roiled in recent weeks by outrage over the suffocation death of Daniel Prude. A man and woman, estimated to be in their late teens or early 20s, were killed, Simmons said. None of the wounded people were believed to have life-threatening injuries. They were being treated at two area hospitals. (snip) The acting chief said no suspects were in custody, but there was no reason to believe the neighborhood was unsafe.
  • Tucker Carlson rips lack of coverage of DC mass shooting, claims media silent to help Biden campaign

    08/10/2020 11:06:35 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | Yael Halon
    'Dead bodies don't count unless they are politically useful dead bodies' The single biggest U.S. mass shooting of 2020 occurred over the weekend in Washington, but because the story didn't "help the Biden campaign," it went largely unreported on, Tucker Carlson said Monday. "Twenty-one people were shot in this single incident ... more than half of them were women. One was a D.C. Police officer. It was the single biggest mass shooting in America this year and yet you probably heard nothing about it," the "Tucker Carlson Tonight" host said.
  • CNN, MSNBC ignore breaking news of Chicago mass shooting as it unfolds in primetime

    07/22/2020 12:12:35 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 22 2020 | Brian Flood
    A mass shooting happened outside a Chicago funeral home on Tuesday night, but viewers who rely on CNN and MSNBC were unaware of the breaking news as the liberal networks declined to cover the story as it unfolded. The gunfire -- extending a summer of violence in the nation's third-largest city -- left at least 15 people wounded and drew new criticism of the city's leaders, who have pushed back against President Trump's call for federal intervention into big-city lawlessness. A search of transcripts revealed that CNN and MSNBC did not mention the mass shooting in Chicago through midnight ET.
  • Sheriff: 2 dead, 8 hurt in South Carolina nightclub shooting

    07/05/2020 6:38:13 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 24 replies
    AP ^ | 07 05 2020 | Staff
    A shooting at a nightclub early Sunday left two people dead and eight wounded in South Carolina, a sheriff’s official said. Two Greenville County sheriff’s deputies noticed a disturbance at Lavish Lounge just before 2 a.m., and saw a large crowd running out of the building, Sheriff Hobart Lewis said at a press conference. There was “active gunfire from inside the building,” Lt. Jimmy Bolt said in an initial statement, and Lewis said all the shots were fired inside. Both Lewis and Bolt initially said 12 people had been wounded — with at least four in critical condition, Lewis said...
  • FBI: Florida man scouted terror targets and attack weapons (deported from Saudi Arabia to US)

    05/27/2020 3:52:49 PM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 5/27/20 | Curt Anderson
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man is charged with providing material support to the Islamic State extremist group, including attempting to buy multiple weapons and scouting potential targets for an attack in the Tampa Bay area, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. A criminal complaint charges Muhammed Momtaz Al-Azhari, a 23-year-old U.S. citizen, with attempting to provide material support or resources to a designated foreign terrorist organization. The charge carries a potential 20-year prison term. **SNIP** According to the affidavit, Al-Azhari scouted a number of targets in the Tampa Bay region, including beaches, parks and even the Tampa FBI field...
  • 'Hello, I'm gonna be the shooter of Westgate 2020': Gunman, 20, drinks beer and shows off his guns on Snapchat before opening fire on an Arizona mall and injuring three shoppers as his mother raced to parking lot to stop him

    05/21/2020 6:46:00 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 40 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 05 21 2020 | Lauren Fruen, Ryan Fahey
    Three people were shot at the Westgate Entertainment Center in Glendale at about 7.25pm Wednesday The suspected shooter was identified as 20-year-old Armando Hernandez by his mother, 12News reports A string of Snapchat clips, believed to have been taken by Hernandez, show a man carrying out the rampage 'Hello, my name is Armando Junior Hernandez and I'm gonna be the shooter of Westgate 2020,' he says while sitting in his car outside the mall. 'Let's get this done' He flashes a beer can before showing off guns and ammunition in the backseat of his car The gunman then films himself...
  • U.S. Outlier in Mass Public Shooting Events, or Singular Mass Shooters?

    05/08/2020 7:16:11 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 6 May, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    International Firearms Ownership and Homicides In 2016 Adam Lankford of the University of Alabama, published a paper examining the distribution of mass shooting/mass shooters around the world. The published result concluded the United States had a disproportionate number of these rare events.  Lankford's study showed the United States had 5% of the world's population, but 31% of the the mass shootings/mass shooters, as defined by Lankford.  It has become clear that Lankford was looking almost exclusively at single perpetrators, though he included about 2% where two people were involved. Lankford excluded terrorist attacks he identified as “sponsored” terrorism, but included...
  • Trudeau announces Canada is banning assault-style weapons

    05/01/2020 6:00:48 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 65 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Fri 1 May 2020 16.40 BST Last modified on Fri 1 May 2020 19.39 BST | Leyland Cecco
    Move comes after murder of 22 people in worst mass shooting in Canada’s history Canada has banned assault-style weapons following the murder of 22 people in the worst mass shooting in the country’s history, Justin Trudeau announced on Friday. “These weapons were designed for one purpose and one purpose only: to kill the largest number of people in the shortest amount of time. There is no use and no place for such weapons in Canada,” said the prime minister. “Effective immediately, it is no longer permitted to buy, sell, transport, import or use military-grade assault weapons in this country.” ......................At...
  • Gunman started Canada's worst mass shooting after his girlfriend fled

    04/25/2020 2:49:15 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 35 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 24, 2020 | by Moira Warburton, Steve Scherer
    TORONTO/OTTAWA - The gunman in Canada’s worst ever mass shooting began the weekend rampage that ultimately killed 22 people after his girlfriend escaped him when he assaulted her, a top police official said on Friday. Police did not give details about the nature of the assault or how she escaped and fled into the woods. Local media said she had been tied up. The woman’s name was not provided. She is currently recovering from her injuries and cooperating with police. “It was a significant assault, and this individual female did manage to escape, and that could very well have been...
  • Man posing as officer kills 16 in Canada shooting

    04/19/2020 7:20:57 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 55 replies
    ABC11 ^ | 04 19 2020 | Staff
    ENFIELD, Nova Scotia -- A man disguised as a police officer went on a shooting rampage in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, killing 16 people Sunday, in the deadliest such attack in the country's history. Officials said the suspected shooter was also dead. A police officer was among those killed. Several bodies were found inside and outside one home in the small, rural town of Portapique, about 60 miles north of Halifax - what police called the first scene. Bodies were also found at other locations. Overnight, police began advising residents of the town - already on lockdown because...
  • How a German Mass Shooting Shows a Possible Deadly Future for America

    02/27/2020 6:16:03 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/27/2020 | Jared Peterson
    On the evening of February 19, 2020, in the west German city of Hanau, a severely disturbed 43-year-old German male opened fire in two separate bars frequented by persons of non-German origin, particularly Turkish, killing nine innocent people. It appears that all the victims were non-Germans, either immigrants or first-generation born of immigrants. The murderer fled the scene, returned to his apartment, and turned the gun on his 72-year-old mother and then on himself. Eleven dead. The perpetrator, Tobias Rathjien, apparently never married, had posted an extensive internet manifesto before his evil deeds and, possibly, a video, where his crazed...
  • Hanau shooting: Eight people shot dead outside German shisha bar

    02/19/2020 3:09:58 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 53 replies
    mirror.co.uk ^ | February 19, 2020 | Neil Murphy
    Eight people are reported to have been killed following a drive-by shooting at two shisha bars in Germany. The incidents happened in the town of Hanau, located 20 miles from Frankfurt at around 11pm local time. Five other people are also believed to have been seriously injured.
  • Death toll in Thailand shooting rises to 21

    02/08/2020 4:23:39 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 16 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 9/2/20
    A member of the Thai security forces was killed in a raid into a shopping mall to try to stop a soldier who went a shooting rampage, bringing the total death toll to 21, the health minister said Saturday night, according to Reuters. The killings began when the soldier opened fire in a house before moving to an army camp and then to the mall in Nakhon Ratchasima in northeastern Thailand. Gunfire later broke out at the mall as security forces tried to dislodge...
  • Thai Soldier Fatally Shoots More Than 10 People, Flees to Popular Shopping Mall: Police

    02/08/2020 7:48:28 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 12 replies
    ktla ^ | 02/08/2020
    The city and neighborhood police officers, who asked not to be identified because they were not authorized to release information, said the man took a gun from his base and drove to the Terminal 21 mall, shooting along the way. The city is also known as Korat. Video taken outside the mall and shared on social media showed people taking cover in a parking lot as gunshots were fired. The mall was shut down and the street outside was closed while the authorities tried to arrest the gunman and rescue shoppers inside. Defense Ministry spokesman Lt. Gen. Kongcheep Tantrawanich identified...