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Boy, 6, Fatally Shot by 10-Year-Old Brother

Pennsylvania boys were home alone

(Newser) - Police in Pennsylvania say a 6-year-old boy was shot to death by his 10-year-old brother while the two were home alone. Allegheny County police say officers and paramedics arrived at the mobile home in West Mifflin, near Pittsburgh, at about 9:45am Wednesday to find the 6-year-old with a gunshot... More »

Rapper Yung Mazi Shot, Killed Near Police Station

The performer was shot at a pizza shop in his hometown

(Newser) - A 31-year-old rapper known as Yung Mazi has been shot and killed outside an Atlanta pizza shop, less than eight months after he survived being shot at a Waffle House and then tweeted "God made me bulletproof," the AP reports (that tweet has since been deleted). Atlanta police... More »

British Tourist Shot in Brazilian Shanty Town

Eloise Dixon was looking for bottled water with her family in 'favela' known for crime

(Newser) - A British woman traveling in Brazil took a terrible wrong turn Sunday and ended up getting shot in front of her family. Eloise Dixon, who's reportedly from Kent, was on holiday with her husband and three children in the popular tourist beach town of Angra dos Reis, about 90... More »

He Tried to Take Off His Shoulder Bag. Then, a Bang

Federal agent shoots himself in foot at Orlando International Airport

(Newser) - Passengers at Orlando International Airport Tuesday were startled by what turned out to be the sound of a federal agent shooting himself in the foot. Police say the man was a vacationing Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent from Kansas City who accidentally dislodged his holstered weapon, the Orlando Sentinel reports.... More »

'Excellent' News for Steve Scalise

He was discharged from hospital Tuesday

(Newser) - Steve Scalise is out of the hospital. The House majority whip, who was injured in last month's shooting at a GOP congressional baseball practice in Virginia, was discharged Tuesday, Politico reports. The Louisiana Republican will now start "intensive inpatient rehabilitation," his doctors announced Wednesday. A statement from... More »

Disturbing Video Shows Shooting of US Soldiers

Shooter kept firing as soldiers surrendered in November incident, footage shows

(Newser) - After three US soldiers were shot and killed in Jordan in November, the country offered this explanation: A Jordanian guard had opened fire on the American Special Forces soldiers when they failed to stop at the gate of a military base. That claim, however, was subsequently withdrawn, per the AP... More »

'Ridiculous Fluke' Takes Life of 13-Year-Old

Noah Inman was killed by falling bullet

(Newser) - One moment, 13-year-old Indiana boy Noah Inman was playing basketball with friends on a summer evening. The next, he was on the ground, fatally injured by a bullet that had fallen from the sky. Noah died in a Chicago hospital on Friday, six days after he was hit by the... More »

At Least 102 Shot in Chicago Over Holiday Weekend

Cops there are 'frustrated'

(Newser) - It was a long and bloody weekend in Chicago, where police say at least 102 people were shot between Friday afternoon and early Wednesday, 15 of them fatally. Police say they're "perplexed" and "frustrated" by the scale of the gun violence, which comes after a relatively peaceful... More »

1 Dead After Shootout at Fireworks Stand

Police say two armed men tried to rob the business

(Newser) - The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office says one person is dead after a shootout at a fireworks stand on the Fourth of July. The sheriff's office says the shootout happened after "two young males" tried to rob the Oklahoma fireworks stand Tuesday. Deputy Justin Green says both the... More »

'He Never Argued With Me': Alleged Target of NYC Shooter

Dr. Kamran Ahmed says he's not sure why Henry Bello would have targeted him

(Newser) - A doctor who appears to have been the target of a former physician who started shooting at a hospital, killing one person and injuring six, says he has no idea why he would have been singled out. Dr. Kamran Ahmed tells the New York Post he wasn't the only... More »

Rapper Arrested for Gun Crime Hours After Club Shooting

Finese 2Tymes was taken into custody 24 hours later at his next gig

(Newser) - A rapper whose concert in Little Rock was the site of a shooting that left 28 people injured was arrested early Sunday on unrelated assault charges. Ricky Hampton, 25, also known as Finese 2Tymes, was arrested on outstanding charges of aggravated assault with a gun at the Side Effects Club... More »

Fired Doc Emailed NYDN 2 Hours Before Shooting

Henry Bello outlined grudge against 2 doctors over his firing 2 years ago

(Newser) - Two hours before he stormed through the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital , killing a female doctor and wounding six other people, Henry Bello sent an email to the New York Daily News outlining his disgruntlement that "this hospital terminated my road to a licensure to practice medicine. First, I was told it... More »

Bronx Doc's Chilling Promise: I'll 'Come Back and Kill' You

Henry Bello killed himself after fatally shooting doctor, wounding others

(Newser) - The disgruntled doctor who opened fire in a Bronx hospital had vowed to seek revenge on his ex-colleagues, the New York Daily News reports. Dr. Henry Bello, 45, worked at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital for six months, ending in February 2015, when he was let go after being accused of sexual harassment.... More »

At Least 1 Dead in NYC Hospital Shooting

Shooter also apparently killed himself

(Newser) - At least one person was killed and multiple others injured Friday by a gunman inside New York City's Bronx Lebanon Hospital, the AP reports. The shooter, a doctor who used to work at the hospital, also apparently killed himself. A law enforcement official anonymously named Dr. Henry Bello as... More »

Sarah Palin Is Suing the New York Times

Former Alaska governor says paper defamed her by linking her to Gabby Giffords shooting

(Newser) - Sarah Palin "took a stand" this week against the New York Times in a lawsuit claiming defamation. CNNMoney reports that the former Alaska governor filed her complaint, which seeks upward of $75,000 in damages, against the Times on Tuesday for an editorial it published right after the shooting... More »

Man Dragging Roadkill Shot by Dog-Lover: Sheriff

Victim was planning to use dead raccoon for crab bait

(Newser) - Authorities say an altercation over a dead raccoon led to a shooting in rural Washington state, the AP reports. Mason County Sheriff's Lt. Travis Adams tells KOMO a man was walking along a highway Sunday dragging the roadkill behind him with a rope. The animal had been hit by... More »

US Tourist Shot While on Caribbean Vacation

Kevin Newman of Alabama is now hospitalized in Florida

(Newser) - An American tourist vacationing in the Caribbean with his family was medically evacuated to Florida Friday after being shot outside his resort in what police are investigating as an attempted robbery. According to WTVM , Kevin Newman of Alabama was found on a street near his hotel on Providenciales island in... More »

Disturbing Detail Emerges in GOP Baseball Shooting

Virginia shooter carried a list with at least 3 names on it

(Newser) - The Alexandria shooter carried a list bearing the names of some Republican congressmen when he went on his early-morning rampage on Wednesday. Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama confirms to CNN that he was on the list as was his office number. Reps. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina and Trent Franks... More »

Children Shot at Chicago School as Suspect Opens Fire on Teens

It happened during an elementary school picnic

(Newser) - Investigators say two children were shot at a Chicago playground during a school picnic when someone in a car opened fire on nearby teenagers, the AP reports. Chicago police say a 7-year-old girl was shot in the leg and a 13-year-old girl was shot in the hand outside Warren Elementary... More »

Wounded Officer Throws First Pitch at Congressional Game

Democrats handed trophy to GOP lawmakers

(Newser) - The 25,000-strong crowd at Nationals Park cheered Thursday evening as Capitol Police officer David Bailey threw out the first pitch at the 2017 Congressional Baseball Game, less than 48 hours after he was wounded while protecting lawmakers. Bailey, who is credited with saving lives after gunman James Hodgkinson opened... More »

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