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  • Police shoot unarmed disabled man seven times after suspecting he had hostage

    01/26/2023 2:19:50 AM PST · by blueplum · 64 replies
    The Mirror UK ^ | 23 Jan 2023 | Liam BucklerNews Reporter
    This is the horrific moment police shoot an unarmed disabled man seven times after suspecting he had a hostage in his trailer. Jason Harley Kloepfer, 41, from North Carolina, US, was shot in the chest and arm after Cherokee County police responded to reports of a gunfire on December 12 at around 11pm. Cops believed Kloepfer, who identifies as disabled, was the alleged gunman and holding a hostage inside his trailer - despite being inside with his wife. In the shocking footage, Kloepfer is seen inside the trailer opening the door to police. Kloepfer, and his wife Alison Mahler, both...
  • US Marine runs into gunfire, providing lifesaving aid to victim in Waikiki shooting

    01/25/2023 5:03:56 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 10 replies
    Hawaii News Now ^ | January 25, 2023 | HNN Staff
    [Video] Your top local headlines for Wednesday, January 25, 2023. HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -- A hero has emerged from a shooting in Waikiki that happened earlier this month. Marine Corps Sgt. Amed Issa said he was in a bar when shots were heard from outside on Lewers Street on Jan. 6. Issa said he thought someone was trying to enter the bar with a gun, so he followed his instincts and ran towards the sound of shots. That’s where he saw gunmen firing at a downed victim. After the two suspects fled, Issa began to treat the victim who was...
  • Gavin Newsom Blasts ‘Weapons of War’ After Handgun Used in Mass Shooting

    01/25/2023 7:49:00 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01-25-2023 | AWR Hawkins
    California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) railed against “weapons of war” after the suspected Half Moon Bay shooter used a handgun to kill seven people. Breitbart News reported the suspected shooter killed seven people in separate shootings on two mushroom farms early Monday afternoon. CBS News noted that the suspected shooter “drove himself to the substation located between the two businesses and surrendered to deputies.” They pointed out that the weapon used was “a [semiautomatic] handgun.”
  • The U.S. has had at least 39 mass shootings in just 24 days so far this year, data shows

    01/24/2023 9:06:33 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 55 replies ^ | Jan. 24, 2023 | Mithil Aggarwal
    As California grappled with a mass shooting in Monterey Park over the weekend that left 11 people dead, within 48 hours, another gunman went on a shooting spree in Half Moon Bay, just under 400 miles away, killing at least seven people. Within that short time span, four other mass shootings took place across the United States, with the number of shootings nationwide so far this year already outpacing the number of calendar days. As of Tuesday, at least 39 mass shootings had unfolded across the country since the year began, according to the Gun Violence archive, a nonprofit that...
  • Florida man angry with HOA sets apartment on fire, causing explosion, before shooting himself: police

    01/24/2023 7:46:27 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 30 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | January 24, 2023 | Louis Casiano, FOX News
    A Florida man angry with his homeowners association set his unit on fire, causing an explosion that damaged other units and shot himself afterwards, authorities said. Marc Hermann, 53, was arrested Monday and is being held in the Seminole County jail on four arson charges. The fire broke out on Jan. 14 in a small apartment community in the Orlando suburb of Longwood, according to a police affidavit. A responding deputy found Hermann sitting on the ground draped in towels and bleeding, the documents said. When asked about his injuries, Hermann allegedly told authorities they were caused by a gun....
  • LA County Sheriff: Suspect in Monterey Park Shooting Is an Asian Male; Officials Don't Believe 'Assault Rifle' Was Used

    01/22/2023 3:50:42 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/22/2023 | Jennifer Van Laar
    Officials in Los Angeles County held a press conference at 8:30 AM local time to provide updates on the investigation into a mass shooting in Monterey Park that left 10 dead and 10 wounded. As we reported, the shooting took place at a dance hall shortly after the first day of the community’s Lunar New Year festival ended.Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna stated that investigators have received different descriptions of the perpetrator, preventing them from providing a specific description, but that the suspect is a “male Asian” with a probable age range of 30 to 50.Luna said that they...
  • Multiple casualties, some fatalities, reported after shooting in Monterey Park (California)

    01/22/2023 1:37:37 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 37 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 23 January | Summer Lin, Richard Winton, Jeong Park, Libor Jany , Rebecca Ellis, Rong-Gong Lin II
    Police were responding to reports of a shooting that resulted in multiple casualties in Monterey Park on Saturday night, according to a law enforcement source. Few details were available, including the number of people shot. Internal police communications said there had been some fatalities.
  • Alec Baldwin Will Be Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter in ‘Rust’ Killing

    01/19/2023 9:01:15 AM PST · by Lurch Addams · 192 replies
    New York Times ^ | New York Times
    The film’s armorer will face the same charge. A cinematographer was killed when a gun Baldwin was rehearsing with went off. There was not supposed to be live ammunition on the set.
  • Atlanta: Protesters call for 'violence' against police after shooting leaves 1 dead, officer injured

    01/19/2023 1:54:34 AM PST · by blueplum · 42 replies
    Fox ^ | 19 Jan 2023 | Lawrence Richard
    Police returned fire after a protester shot a Georgia State Patrol trooper, wearing a bulletproof vest, on Wednesday, GBI said Protesters in Atlanta, are calling for violence against police officers and law enforcement entities following a police-involved shooting on Wednesday that left a state trooper wounded and one man dead. The Twitter account Scenes from the Atlanta Forest calls for a "Night of Rage" on Friday to enact "reciprocal violence to be done to the police and their allies," according to the Scenes from the Atlanta Forest Twitter account..... ...The upcoming event comes after a Georgia State Patrol trooper, wearing...
  • Eight people are shot at Martin Luther King Day event in Florida: Disturbing video shows aftermath with one victim in critical condition - and gunman still on the run

    01/17/2023 6:59:15 AM PST · by C19fan · 79 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 17, 2022 | Neirin Gray Desai
    Eight people were shot during a family-friendly MLK day event in Florida on Monday evening, leaving one person critically injured. Gunfire broke out soon after 5pm triggering a chaotic frenzy that allowed the shooter to escape. They remained on the loose on Monday night and it is not yet known if more than one person fired.
  • 8 people injured during a shooting at MLK Day event in Fort Pierce, Florida, authorities say

    01/16/2023 8:20:18 PM PST · by blueplum · 28 replies
    CNN ^ | 16 Jan 2023 | Elizabeth Wolfe and Jamiel Lynch
    Eight people were shot at a crowded Martin Luther King Jr. Day event in Fort Pierce, Florida, authorities said Monday night. All eight adult victims were brought to a hospital, including one person who is in critical condition, St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Brian Hester said. At least four others were injured in the melee that followed the shooting....
  • 6 killed, including teen mother and baby in Goshen, sheriff says

    01/16/2023 10:35:23 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 38 replies
    KTLA ^ | Jan 16, 2023 | John Houghton
    GOSHEN, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – The Tulare County Sherriff’s Office is investigating the shooting deaths of six people in Goshen, according to Sheriff Mike Boudreaux. The sheriff says one of the victims was a six-month-old baby. Deputies responded to the 6800 Block of Harvest Road around 3:30 a.m. for multiple shots heard and believed there was possibly an active shooter due to the number of rounds being fired, according to Sheriff Boudreaux.
  • Homeowner Shoots at Suspected Car Thief

    01/16/2023 5:32:17 AM PST · by marktwain · 23 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | January 13, 2023 | Dean Weingarten
    Early on Monday morning, January 9, 2023, at about 5:30 a.m. in Roseland, New Jersey, a team of two car thieves broke into an upper-middle-class home on a cul-de-sac next to Route 280. One of the thieves had checked out a white SUV next door, but the doors on the vehicle were locked. At the residence where the incident occurred, one of the suspects discovered an unlocked window, which offered access to the garage situated under the house.The entry set off an alarm. The homeowner, as reported by the police, investigated and came face to face with the intruder. Exactly...
  • 6-year-old shot teacher in Newport News, Virginia, police say

    01/07/2023 5:50:23 PM PST · by rod5591 · 18 replies
    World News ^ | 01/7/2023 | Evelyn Blackwell
    A 6-year-old student at a Virginia elementary school shot and injured a teacher Friday, according to authorities who provided more information about the shooting and the condition of the teacher on Saturday. Police say the violence was not accidental, as questions swirled about what will happen to the student. Experts say it is rare that a child so young would be accused of intentionally shooting someone.
  • Manhunt underway for 2 armed suspects following Waikiki shooting that left man critically injured

    01/07/2023 1:35:08 PM PST · by Jyotishi · 10 replies
    Hawaii News Now ^ | January 7, 2023 | HNN Staff
    HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Police are searching for two armed suspects following a shooting near a busy Waikiki intersection on Friday night that left a man critically injured. Honolulu EMS said the victim, in his 20s, suffered multiple gunshot wounds. The shooting happened about 10 p.m. near the intersection of Kalakaua Avenue and Lewers Street. Video: The Honolulu Police Department confirmed they are looking for two armed suspects. Sources said the two are believed to have fled in a vehicle. Paramedics treated the victim on scene before transporting him to a hospital in critical condition. The road was closed in the...
  • Boy aged SIX is arrested 'after he deliberately shot his female teacher inside first-grade classroom at Virginia elementary school, leaving her critically-ill'

    01/06/2023 4:35:58 PM PST · by algore · 76 replies
    A six year-old boy has been taken into custody after he allegedly deliberately shot his first-grade teacher at his Virginia elementary school, leaving her critically-ill. Newport News Police have taken a student, who has not been publicly identified, into custody. The female teacher, who is in her 30s, has also not been identified and was taken to Riverside Regional Medical Center. 'The individual is a six-year-old student and is right now in police custody,' Newport News Chief Scott Drew said at a press conference on Friday. 'This was not an accidental shooting. 'It was in a classroom, an altercation took...
  • Dollar General Clerk Faces Manslaughter Charge After Shooting Alleged Armed Robber

    01/06/2023 6:14:47 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 24 replies
    Breidbart ^ | 01/06/2023 | AWR HAWKINS
    A Dollar General store clerk in Monroe, Louisiana, shot and killed an alleged armed robber Monday and was subsequently charged with manslaughter. FOX News reported Monday’s robbery made six times the store had been targeted since August. The News Star noted clerk Rafus Anderson shot the alleged robber Monday, and police found the suspect collapsed and “lying on the money he had taken from the store.” Anderson told police he feared for his life and shot at the suspect but was not sure he hit him “because he continued to run.”
  • Police chief killed, officer wounded in Pennsylvania shooting

    01/03/2023 1:38:06 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 24 replies
    CBS News ^ | January 3, 2023 | Jordan Freiman
    Brackenridge, Pa. Police Chief Justin McIntire was shot and killed and another officer was wounded Monday, authorities said. The suspect was shot and killed by police that night, police said. Allegheny County Police Superintendent Christopher Kearns said Monday night that police encountered a wanted suspect, identified as 28-year-old Aaron Lamont Swan, and engaged in a foot chase that lasted several hours. There were two shooting incidents several blocks apart. McIntire was shot in the head and died at one scene, Kearns told reporters, CBS Pittsburgh reports. Another officer was then shot in the leg in the second incident. That officer...
  • Florida Man Shot In Genitals By Cops After Trying To Commit Arson

    12/29/2022 11:50:54 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 59 replies Adware Farm ^ | November 22, 2022 |
    In Polk County Florida, a 30-year-old man is facing multiple charges after his attempt to start a house fire. The man was identified as Luke Neely from Lakeland, Florida. Here is all the craziness that went down: It started Sunday morning when Polk County Deputies received a 911 call at 8:11 AM about a man in a Northlake Neighborhood throwing a "Molotov Cocktail" incendiary weapon at a residence. When police arrived on the scene they witnessed Neely getting into a Chevrolet pickup truck and driving away. The deputies followed him and tried to conduct a traffic stop, but Neely was...
  • Florida man, 18, accidentally shoots woman twerking at possible house party, police say

    12/29/2022 7:26:26 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 64 replies ^ | December 22, 2022 | WPLG
    COCOA, Fla. – An 18-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after police said he accidentally shot a woman, also 18, dancing with him at a possible Cocoa house party nearly a month ago, according to Local 10′s Orlando news partner, WKMG. An arrest warrant affidavit shows officers responded to a shots fired call at 1044 Azalea Lane around 10:25 p.m. on Nov. 27. Upon arrival, police said they found a woman who had been shot and transported her to the hospital. Multiple witnesses told police that the victim had been “twerking” near 18-year-old Maurqice Thomas when a firearm in his possession...