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Police Shoot Georgia Tech LGBT Leader

Police say Scout Schultz refused to drop knife

(Newser) - The president of Georgia Tech's Pride Alliance group was shot dead on campus Saturday night after suffering what a lawyer says appears to have been a mental breakdown. Police say Scout Schultz, who identified as non-binary instead of male or female, was shot after they responded to a 911... More »

Suspected School Shooter Told Friends He'd Do 'Something Stupid'

Victim Sam Strahan died protecting others, says sheriff

(Newser) - Ami Strahan lost her husband on Father's Day when a motor home he was working on fell atop him. Less than three months later, she'd also lose her son. Sam Strahan was shot in the head shortly after 10am Wednesday by a schoolmate at Freeman High School in... More »

Cops: Gunman Kills 7 at Texas House Party

Plano shooter was fatally shot by police

(Newser) - A Dallas Cowboys watch party at a Texas home turned into a bloodbath Sunday night after a gunman opened fire, killing seven people and wounding two, police say. The gunman was fatally shot by a police officer responding to a call about shots fired at the home in Plano, north... More »

Cops Shoot Suspect at Miami Airport

Shooting slowed things down as people tried to leave before Irma

(Newser) - Police say they're investigating an officer-involved shooting Thursday night at the Miami airport that shut down a terminal as people looked to leave Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma. Miami-Dade Police said in a tweet that the situation involved a single suspect and is under control. WPLG reports that the... More »

Teen Library Shooting Suspect Had Turned Life Around: Pastor

Authorities have identified the suspect as Nathaniel Jouett, 16

(Newser) - The New Mexico teenager suspected of killing two people and injuring four others in a public library had been searching for "inner peace" shortly before the shooting, the youth's pastor said. Nathaniel Jouett, 16, started attending Living Word Church of God three months ago and appeared to be... More »

Shooter Kills 2 in New Mexico Public Library

The unidentified male also injured 4

(Newser) - A shooting inside a public library in New Mexico Monday afternoon left two people dead and four injured—and local police with more questions than answers. Reuters reports that a male opened fire inside the library at around 4pm local time, killing two women and injuring two women and two... More »

Fired Dishwasher Kills Chef at Charleston Restaurant: Cops

Hostage situation is now over

(Newser) - A fired dishwasher shot and killed a chef and held one person hostage for about three hours before he was shot by police at a crowded restaurant in a tourist-heavy area of downtown Charleston, South Carolina, on Thursday, authorities and one of the restaurant's owners said. The hostages were... More »

Paul Ryan on GOP Call With Steve Scalise: 'Very Emotional'

House speaker says congressman must 'relearn' how to walk after shooting

(Newser) - Steve Scalise has had a rough go of it since he was shot during a baseball game in June, but the congressman has been slowly making headway in his recuperation, and Paul Ryan offered more insight Monday night into Scalise's condition, CBS News reports. The House speaker appeared at... More »

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 »

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