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Cops: Man Shot Woman Who Took Down His Nazi Flag

Oklahoma woman took flag on a dare, sheriff says

(Newser) - While the debate about taking down Confederate flags raged in some parts of the country, an Oklahoma woman was nearly killed for taking down a Nazi flag. Police say the 26-year-old woman was shot multiple times early Sunday after taking one of two swastika flags from the front yard of... More »

Arrest Made After Shooter Fired Into Protest Camp

1 man is dead and a person is injured in Louisville, Ky.

(Newser) - Gunfire erupted at a protest against police violence Saturday, leaving one man dead and another person injured. Details are scant, but a bystander video (WARNING: disturbing images) shows a man just outside Jefferson Square Park in Louisville, Kentucky, shooting at a tent-filled area more than a dozen times, the Courier-Journal... More »

Police Chief Hurt in Morning Ambush in Mexico City

Omar Garcia Harfuch in stable condition, but 'there were deaths and several arrests' after shooting

(Newser) - Heavily armed gunmen attacked and wounded Mexico City's police chief in a brazen operation that left an unspecified number of dead, Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said Friday. Security Secretary Omar Garcia Harfuch was being treated in a hospital but was out of danger. However, "there were deaths and several... More »

After 7 Killed in Alabama, 2 Suspects Nabbed in Oregon

Cops say Frederic Rogers, John Legg, accused of killing 7, were part of '7 Deadly Sins' club

(Newser) - Two men who allegedly shot seven people to death at an Alabama home earlier this month are now in custody in Oregon. The Marion County Sheriff's Office said the suspects—Frederic Rogers, 22, and John Legg, 19, neither of whom have a criminal record—were detained "without incident"... More »

In Minneapolis, One of 'Most Violent Shootings in Memory'

One man is dead, 11 wounded

(Newser) - One man is dead and 11 people suffered wounds that weren't life-threatening in an early Sunday shooting that the Star Tribune calls "one of the city's most violent shootings in recent memory." The man died at the hospital, not at the scene, according to the police... More »

2 Shot, 1 Dead, in Seattle Protest Zone

It's unclear whether anyone was taken into custody

(Newser) - A pre-dawn shooting in a park in Seattle's protest zone killed a 19-year-old man and critically injured another person, authorities said Saturday, per the AP . The shooting happened at about 2:30am in the area near the city's downtown that is known as CHOP, which stands for "... More »

White Guard Charged With Killing Black Motel Guest

Christopher Straight is charged with first-degree manslaughter

(Newser) - A white Oklahoma security guard has been arrested in the killing a black motel guest who had argued with the manager, NBC News reports. The guard, 53-year-old Christopher Straight, was charged June 6 with first-degree manslaughter for the death of Carlos Carson that day. "Based on our investigation, we... More »

Cop Involved in Breonna Taylor Shooting to Be Fired

'Shock to the conscience,' Louisville police chief says of Brett Hankison's conduct in fatal March shooting

(Newser) - One of the police officers in Louisville, Ky., involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor is getting the boot from his job. The Courier Journal reports that termination proceedings have begun against Brett Hankison, one of three cops to fire into the 26-year-old EMT's apartment on March 13... More »

Gunman at Large After Shooting at Dallas Mall

Shooter, victim appeared to know each other, police say

(Newser) - One person was shot Tuesday at a busy Dallas shopping mall, and police were seeking a single suspect, authorities said. The incident happened shortly before 7pm at the Galleria in north Dallas, the AP reports. Police Senior Cpl. Melinda Gutierrez said the wounded person was taken to Parkland Memorial Hospital.... More »

Baltimore Cops Seek Suspect in Killing of Longtime Radio Host

Tyra Womack, announcer for popular gospel program, gunned down outside home

(Newser) - What appears to have been a neighbors' tiff led to the murder of a popular gospel radio host, say police, who are now on the hunt for her killer. The Baltimore Sun reports that 57-year-old Tyra Womack, an announcer on WEAA's Gospel Grace program for more than three decades,... More »

A Rejection, Then Gunfire: 'Don't You Know Who I Am?'

8 hurt outside San Antonio bar Friday night

(Newser) - A man apparently upset that a Texas bar wouldn't let him in opened fire Friday night, wounding eight people, cops say. KSAT reports there were no fatalities from the incident at San Antonio's Rebar, where around 11:30pm, the suspect and the group he was with were turned... More »

7 People, One Dog Dead in 'Horrific Scene'

Authorities trying to piece together what happened in mass shooting in Morgan County, Alabama

(Newser) - Deputies responding to a call about a shooting in Alabama early Friday found seven people dead inside a home that had been set afire, news outlets reported, per the AP . Morgan County deputies were able to put out the fire before firefighters got to the scene, and that’s when... More »

Shooting at Air Base Leaves 2 Service Members Dead

Investigation underway at Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota

(Newser) - A shooting early Monday has left two airmen dead at the Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota. The shooting occurred at 4:30am, according to a military statement, per the AP . The incident remains under investigation, but officials said there's no risk to other personnel. Additional details... More »

Cops: Driver Rams Into Man Who Opened Fire on Bridge

Police say a potential mass shooting was averted on Centennial Bridge

(Newser) - Police say an active-duty soldier "saved countless people" Wednesday when he thwarted a potential mass shooting on Centennial Bridge, which connects Kansas and Missouri. The 34-year-old soldier based at nearby Fort Leavenworth was in a vehicle on the bridge over the Missouri River around 11am when a man with... More »

Man Barges Into Office Meeting and Opens Fire

Some 30 officers are on the scene in France

(Newser) - Police say a man walked into a business meeting in France on Wednesday and opened fire with a handgun, killing three people and injuring a fourth, CNN reports. He then "turned the gun on himself," says a police spokeswoman. "He is now injured and was transferred to... More »

Cops: Man in His 70s Killed Intruder Who Attacked Wife

Suspect smashed through front door of Florida home

(Newser) - A Florida man in his 70s fatally shot an intruder who smashed through his front door and attacked his wife, police say. According to a Facebook post from the Bay County Sheriff's Office , the man was outside his Panama City home early Tuesday morning when he was approached by... More »

Gunman Shoots Up Popular Arizona Entertainment Complex

3 injured, one critically

(Newser) - One person is in critical condition and two others were also hurt Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at a popular Arizona shopping and entertainment district. Glendale's Westgate Entertainment District is part of a complex that includes sports arenas, and the AP described it as "humming with activity"... More »

Cops: 'Senseless Act' at Waffle House Over Unmasked Man

Kelvin Watson, 27, has been charged with attempted murder in shooting of cook in Colo.

(Newser) - A shooting at a Colorado Waffle House that left one employee injured took place after a customer was asked to wear a face mask, local cops say. According to an arrest affidavit cited by KDVR , police say 27-year-old Kelvin Watson first showed up at the Aurora restaurant, which is currently... More »

FBI Cracks Phone of Shooter on Base, Finds al-Qaeda Link

Saudi shooter at Pensacola naval base killed 3 Americans

(Newser) - Last year, a Saudi military officer training at a US naval base in Florida shot and killed three American sailors and wounded eight others. Now, federal authorities have finally broken into one or both of his iPhones and discovered a link to al-Qaeda, reports the New York Times . The gunman,... More »

150 Gathered for Impromptu Memorial Service. 13 Were Shot

No arrests yet in Louisiana shooting

(Newser) - Thirteen people were shot Saturday night as a large group gathered in a Louisiana city for an impromptu memorial service for a man whose body was found earlier this month, authorities said. No one was killed, but one person was in critical condition after the 9:15pm shooting in Bogalusa,... More »

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