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He Was Thought Dead. Then the Sheet Twitched

17-year-old shooting victim stirs before dying in Chicago

(Newser) - A 17-year-old male shot multiple times in the head began moving under a sheet in Chicago, triggering a failed attempt to save him. Paramedics had arrived early Monday on the scene of a shooting after two vehicles were seen circling a party at a housing complex near the University of... More »

Cops: Bystander Kills Carjacker at Walmart

A driver shot by the carjacker is hospitalized in Tumwater, Wash.

(Newser) - A violent and chaotic scene unfolded in Tumwater, Wash., late Sunday afternoon, ending when police say an armed bystander shot and killed a carjacker in a Walmart parking lot. A driver who was shot by the carjacker is in critical condition, and a 16-year-old girl suffered non-serious injuries. The details... More »

NJ Arts Festival Turns Deadly

Trenton shooting ends with 1 suspect dead, 20 people injured

(Newser) - Shooting broke out at an all-night art festival early Sunday in Trenton, NJ, sending people stampeding from the scene and leaving one suspect dead and 20 people injured, a local prosecutor said. Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri told a news conference Sunday that 16 of the 20 injured were treated... More »

They Were on Lockdown for an Hour. Outside, 5 Were Shot

It happened at a California mortuary

(Newser) - A California mortuary became an unexpected terror zone Thursday night when gunfire broke out, injuring five people. Police say they found three injured people when they responded to 911 calls about a shooting at the Chapel of the Chimes in Hayward, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Police say they found... More »

A Year After Shooting, Scalise Returns to Play Ball

'It's been a long road to this day,' congressman says

(Newser) - Republicans and Democrats put aside the sectarian hostilities that have increasingly defined Washington and came together on the baseball diamond Thursday, a year after bullets from a would-be mass assassin shook Congress to its core. Democrats prevailed 21-5 in the 57th Congressional Baseball Game for Charity at Nationals Park. But... More »

Teens Call It Death by Russian Roulette. Cops Call It Murder

17-year-old Matthew Minkler is now dead

(Newser) - Police in Nevada say two teenage suspects are claiming their friend died in a game of "modified Russian roulette." Relatives of 17-year-old Matthew Minkler say the teens weren't playing Russian roulette—and they were only pretending to be his friends. Minkler's body was found Friday in... More »

FBI Agent Charged Over Backflip Shooting

More charges possible beyond second-degree assault

(Newser) - Chase Bishop probably isn't in the mood for backflips anymore after his infamous one at a Denver bar earlier this month. The FBI agent who accidentally shot a man in the leg after his gun fell from its holster while dancing turned himself in to Denver police Tuesday and... More »

FBI Agent Learns Hard Way to Put Gun Down Before a Backflip

Off-duty agent was dancing when his gun accidentally discharged, hitting guy at a club

(Newser) - If you really want to get your freak on on the dance floor, it might be prudent to put your piece down. As the Denver Post reports, that is the lesson for an unnamed FBI agent who got a little too jiggy with it Saturday—and of course there's... More »

Cops: Middle School Student Opens Fires, Injures 2

Teacher and a student were taken to hospitals; suspect is in custody in Noblesville, Ind.

(Newser) - A male student opened fire at a suburban Indianapolis middle school Friday morning, wounding another student and a teacher before being taken into custody, authorities said. The attack at Noblesville West Middle School happened around 9am, police Chief Kevin Jowitt said at a news conference, per the AP . He said... More »

Cops: Armed Citizen Ended 'Terrible, Terrible Incident'

Civilian killed Oklahoma restaurant gunman

(Newser) - A man armed with a pistol walked into an Oklahoma City restaurant at the dinner hour Thursday and opened fire, wounding two customers, before being shot dead by a handgun-carrying civilian in the parking lot, police say. The shooting happened around 6:30pm at Louie's On The Lake, a... More »

Cops: Shooter at Trump Golf Club 'Neutralized'

Suspect placed flag on counter, shouted about president

(Newser) - South Florida authorities say one man was arrested and an officer was injured after police exchanged gunfire with the man in the lobby of the Trump National Doral Golf Club near Miami, which is owned by President Trump, the AP reports. Doral Police Chief Hernan Organvidez told reporters officers confronted... More »

Boy, 7, Finds Gun in Box With Hoverboard, Fatally Shoots Self

Police want to hold gun owner responsible

(Newser) - Police say a 7-year-old boy fatally shot himself in his suburban Minneapolis home after a loaded handgun was found in a box containing a toy, the AP reports. Police were called to a townhome apartment complex in Plymouth around 3pm Wednesday on a report of a child bleeding from the... More »

Victims' Dad Says Australian Shooter Planned Attack

Aaron Cockman said his father-in-law, Peter Miles, didn't simply ‘snap'

(Newser) - The Australian grandfather who's believed to have gunned down his wife, daughter and grandchildren "didn't snap," according to the grieving father of the slain kids. He was "thinking this through for a long time," Aaron Cockman said, per BBC . Peter Miles, 61, reportedly killed... More »

Cops: Ga. Sniper Thought Parkland Shooter Was a 'Hero'

Gunman Rex Harbour reportedly died from self-inflicted gunshot wound; 3 injured in shooting spree

(Newser) - Just before noon on Friday, the first of several 911 calls came in about cars being hit by gunfire along Georgia's Highway 365. By the time the chaos ended, seven cars had been shot, three people were injured, and the 26-year-old sniper suspect was dead of a self-inflicted gunshot... More »

Cop Shot Dead by Stray Bullet Inside Home

Oliver Johnson Jr. was in his Arkansas home when shots were fired outside

(Newser) - An off-duty Arkansas police officer was killed inside his home Saturday afternoon by a bullet fired from outside, reports ABC News . Oliver Johnson Jr. was fatally shot in West Memphis and was a member of the police department in neighboring Forrest City. Police don't think he was the intended... More »

Waffle House Hero to Get Big Reward

Crowdfunding campaign raises $166K for James Shaw Jr.

(Newser) - Survivors of Sunday's shooting at a Tennessee Waffle House have another reason to thank the man who disarmed suspected shooter Travis Reinking. A GoFundMe page launched by James Shaw Jr. has raised more than $155,000 for families of victims, including the four people killed before Shaw was able... More »

Waffle House Suspect Wearing a 'Suicide Smock'

As the AP reports Travis Reinking's dad gave him his guns back

(Newser) - The co-owner of a Colorado crane company where the suspect in a deadly weekend shooting at a Nashville restaurant once worked said she'd urged federal officials to keep Travis Reinking in custody after he was arrested at the White House last year. Reinking's former boss says he had... More »

Waffle House Hero Wrested Gun Away From Shooter

'I figured if I was going to die, he was going to have to work for it'

(Newser) - James Shaw Jr. says he isn't a hero, but a lot of people—including police and survivors of Sunday morning's mass shooting at a Nashville-area Waffle House—disagree. Shaw hid in a restroom when alleged gunman Travis Reinking opened fire, then rushed him when there was a pause... More »

Gunman Wearing Only a Jacket Kills 4 at Waffle House

Police in Nashville are hunting a suspect who is now believed to be nude

(Newser) - A man wearing only a green coat opened fire early Sunday at a Nashville-area Waffle House, killing four people and injuring another two, reports ABC News . Two people died outside the building around 3:30 am Sunday and one inside before a patron managed to grab the weapon; a fourth... More »

Gunman Fatally Shoots 2 Deputies Through Restaurant Window

Gunman found dead outside the Florida restaurant

(Newser) - A gunman fired through a window into a Florida restaurant Thursday and killed two sheriff's deputies, CNN reports. The shooter was found dead outside the restaurant, Ace China in the small town of Trenton, after the shooting that occurred around 3pm. "At this point, it remains an active... More »

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