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Crossbow Attack Leaves 3 Dead in Toronto

The attack is connected to a suspicious package that shut down a building

(Newser) - Three people were killed with a crossbow Thursday afternoon in Toronto, Reuters reports. According to the CBC , police responded to reports of a stabbing to find three people with crossbow bolts in them inside a residential garage in a suburban area of the city. "It was going on for... More »

Crossbow-Wielding Boy in Spain Kills Teacher: Reports

4 others reported injured; details still hazy

(Newser) - A teen armed with a crossbow killed a teacher this morning in a rare attack in Spain, according to reports. The teen, who has been arrested, is said to be 13 years old, reports the BBC , which notes that the age of criminal responsibility in Spain is 14. It's... More »

Man Killed Wife, Son With Crossbow: Cops

Pedro Maldonado later found dead in Florida hotel room

(Newser) - A Florida man accused of killing his wife and son with a crossbow was found dead in a hotel room after police say he slit his own throat. According to authorities, 53-year-old Pedro Maldonado's violent rampage began Monday in his family's home when he murdered his wife, 47-year-old... More »

Suicide Suspected in Crossbow Killing

Michigan man found dead with arrow in chest

(Newser) - There hasn't been a homicide in the Michigan city of Howell for a decade, and cops who found a dead man with an arrow in his chest aren't sure if they're looking at one now. The 53-year-old man was found lying in a parking lot next to... More »

Teen Throwing Rocks at Cars Shot With Crossbow

San Diego teen expected to survive

(Newser) - Stone Age missiles met medieval weaponry on the streets of San Diego this week—and lost. A 16-year-old boy and a friend were throwing rocks at passing cars when a passenger in an SUV fired a crossbow bolt at them, hitting the teen in the abdomen. He was taken to... More »

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