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Bar Shooting at Closing Time Kills Three, Wounds Two

Kansas City victims include man working security at door Kansas City police

(Newser) - A shooting at closing time for a Kansas City bar left three people dead and two people wounded early Sunday, one of them critically. Police were called to the Klymax Lounge about 1:30am, KMBC reports. They found five people with gunshot wounds. Police were interviewing witnesses and investigating at...

3-Year-Old Shoots Two, Including Murder Suspect

Strange incident took place in Indiana

(Newser) - A toddler accidentally shot and injured two people in Indiana—which inadvertently helped police arrest a man wanted for murder. Police in Lafayette say a 3-year-old child somehow gained access to a gun and shot two people inside an apartment on Thursday, one of whom was his mother, 21-year-old Jalynn...

'Children's Book' Chronicles 'My First School Shooting'

Patricia Oliver, mom of Parkland victim Joaquin Oliver, wrote book to make impact on lawmakers

(Newser) - There's a new "children's book" that recently made the rounds in DC—except it's actually a book for lawmakers, penned by the mom of a 17-year-old Parkland victim. Joaquin's First School Shooting is written by Patricia Oliver, mother of Joaquin Oliver, who was gunned down...

Cops: New Mexico Gunman Was 18, Used 3 Guns in Shooting

Farmington attack was 'purely random,' police chief says of shooting that killed 3, injured 6

(Newser) - Police fatally shot the suspect in Monday's mass shooting in Farmington , New Mexico, which left three others dead and six injured, including two police officers. Now, more details are trickling out about the gunman, who cops say was 18 years old and used at least three firearms to carry...

Mom Killed While Picking Up Prom Dress With Daughter

She was caught in crossfire between 2 other cars

(Newser) - Ana Moreno had taken one of her daughters out to get the teen's hair done and pick up her prom dress for the dance that night when she was caught in crossfire on a Dallas street and killed. The tragedy took place Saturday, the day before Mother's Day,...

Cops: Man Gunned Down Girlfriend Over Abortion

Dallas police say Harold Thompson was angry that Gabriella Gonzalez had procedure in Colorado

(Newser) - A man who didn't want his girlfriend to get an abortion fatally shot her during a confrontation in a Dallas parking lot, police said. He was jailed on a murder charge as of Friday. Gabriella Gonzalez, 26, was with her boyfriend, 22-year-old Harold Thompson, on Wednesday when he tried...

Gunman Opens Fire at Mercedes-Benz Factory, Killing 2

Victims, shooter were reportedly employed by external service provider

(Newser) - A man opened fire at a Mercedes-Benz factory in southwestern Germany on Thursday, leaving two people dead, authorities and the company said. The shooting occurred in Sindelfingen, a city near Stuttgart, the AP reports. The suspect, a 53-year-old Turkish citizen, was taken into custody, the Stuttgart prosecutor's office said....

Dispute Over Failed $4 Purchase Leaves 1 Dead

Gas station clerk reportedly locked door to prevent customer from leaving

(Newser) - A man who wanted to make a small purchase could end up paying a hefty price. Prosecutors say Samuel McCray, 27, tried to purchase items worth less than $4 at a Detroit gas station around 3am Saturday, but the electronic purchase failed, reports the AP . He allegedly tried to exit...

Sheriff: Man Shot Girl, 14, Playing Hide-and-Seek

Louisiana man told investigators he saw shadows outside his home

(Newser) - A Louisiana man is facing multiple charges after allegedly opening fire on young people who were playing hide-and-seek on his property. Authorities say David V. Doyle, 58, shot a 14-year-old girl in the back of the head early Sunday, USA Today reports. She was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries and Doyle...

GoFundMe Campaign Surges for Boy Orphaned by Shooting

Online fundraiser for William Cho, 6, has raised more than $1.3M in Allen, Texas

(Newser) - One of the young survivors of the mall shooting in Allen, Texas, has evidently struck a nerve among Americans. A GoFundMe page for 6-year-old William Cho had raised more than $1.3 million as of Tuesday morning. William was orphaned in the shooting—his Korean-American parents, Kyu Cho, 37, and...

After Mass Shooting in Texas, an Ill-Advised Facebook Post

Chamber of commerce post welcomed new member 'Pulling Triggers' after tragedy in Allen

(Newser) - Pulling Triggers and Pulling Corks is "the melding of two amazing worlds," per its website : guns and booze, with a mission of teaching its students firearms skills, as well as holding wine and whiskey events and tastings. What Texas locals didn't find amazing was a promo over...

Texas Mass Shooting Wasn't Worst in 2023 So Far

Nation has had 115 deaths so far this year, on track to set modern annual record

(Newser) - The mall shooting in Texas over the weekend that claimed eight lives, not including the shooter, isn't the deadliest of 2023 so far. It's eclipsed by one in Monterey Park, California , in January that claimed 11 lives, notes the Washington Post . Not surprisingly, then, the US is on...

Cinco de Mayo Party Was Rocking. Then, Gunfire

One person is dead, 6 injured after shooting Friday at restaurant in Ocean Springs, Mississippi

(Newser) - One person is dead and at least six other people were shot during a Cinco de Mayo party at a Mississippi restaurant late Friday night, police said. In a release, Ocean Springs Police Capt. Ryan LeMaire confirmed that seven people were shot at The Scratch Kitchen on Government Street, per...

Gunman Kills Two in His Family, McDonald's Worker: Officials

Attacker then shot himself, Georgia coroner says

(Newser) - A Georgia man shot two of his relatives and a fast-food worker to death before killing himself on Thursday in rural south Georgia, the local coroner said. The shooter killed his mother and grandmother at two neighboring homes and killed a woman at a McDonald's restaurant in downtown Moultrie,...

Suspect in Custody After Atlanta Hospital Shooting

Attack killed 1 woman, injured 4 others

(Newser) - This story has been updated with the suspect's arrest. One person was killed and four others were injured, three of them critically, in a shooting at a hospital in Midtown Atlanta around 1pm Wednesday, the Atlanta Police Department says. CNN reports that police say the gunman opened fire in...

A 'Complete Tragedy' in Serbia Leaves 9 Dead

8 children, security guard dead after teen allegedly opens fire in Belgrade with dad's gun

(Newser) - School shootings have become a sad new reality in America, but now, news of a deadly one has arrived from overseas. Officials in the Serbian capital of Belgrade report that eight children are dead, as is a security guard, after a seventh-grader opened fire at his own school, per CNN...

In Middle of College Baseball Game, Player Hit by Stray Bullet

One suspect in custody, another still at large in Texas incident

(Newser) - A stray bullet hit a Texas A&M-Texarkana baseball player as he stood in the bullpen during a game against the University of Houston-Victoria on Saturday afternoon. The 18-year-old was in stable condition at a nearby hospital as of Sunday, after having undergone surgery, USA Today reports. The shooting was...

Texas Governor Slammed for Tweets After Mass Shooting

Gregg Abbott labels victims 'illegal immigrants'; reward for suspected gunman jumps to $80K

(Newser) - On Saturday, Texas authorities had an idea where the suspect in a mass shooting that killed five Friday night might have been hiding out. By Sunday, that inkling had vanished. "We do not know where he is. We do not have any tips on where he may be,"...

Gunman On the Run After Texas Mass Shooting

5 are dead after Friday night killings in San Jacinto County, Texas; youngest victim was 8

(Newser) - Five are dead, including an 8-year-old, following a mass shooting late Friday night in a Texas town north of Houston. The San Jacinto County Sheriff's Office says that four of the victims were pronounced dead at the scene, while a fifth was taken to a local hospital and died...

Prosecutors Plan to Drop Baldwin's Charges
No Longer
Charged in
Rust Death

Baldwin No Longer Charged in Rust Death

New investigation could mean counts are reinstated later

(Newser) - In what the AP is calling "a stunning turnaround," prosecutors on Friday formally dismissed the involuntary manslaughter charge that Alec Baldwin had been facing in the death of the Rust cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. That was the only remaining criminal charge against Baldwin in state District Court in Santa...

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