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Church Shooting Suspect, Groom Linked by Murder

It goes back to the murder of a minister at the same New Hampshire church

(Newser) - The man charged with wounding a clergyman and a bride during a wedding at a New Hampshire church is the stepson of a minister from the same church who was killed earlier this month, a state prosecutor said Sunday, per the AP . Dale Holloway, 37, is the stepson of 60-year-old... More »

Gunfire Erupts at Small-Town Wedding

2 people are shot and hospitalized in New Hampshire

(Newser) - Wedding guests tackled a man after two people were shot at a New Hampshire church Saturday morning, WMUR reports. Two people were shot and hospitalized, a third had unspecified injuries, and no one was killed at the New England Pentecostal church in Pelham, police say. The shooter apparently showed up... More »

4 Shot Dead in Illegal Gambling House

Gun violence rocks the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn

(Newser) - Four people were killed and three others were wounded in an early Saturday shooting at an illegal gambling club in New York City, police said. The six men and one woman were shot just before 7am inside a building in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, the AP reports. Chief... More »

They Were Honoring Judaism's Holiest Day When Gunman Arrived

2 killed near synagogue in German city of Halle

(Newser) - A suspect is in custody, but one or more others are believed to have fled, after a fatal shooting that appeared to target a German synagogue on Judaism's holiest day. Gunmen tried to enter the synagogue in the east-central city of Halle, where 70 to 80 worshipers had gathered... More »

Suspect Arrested After Mass Shooting in Kansas City Bar

Second gunman is still at large, police say

(Newser) - One suspect has been arrested after a mass shooting in a Kansas City bar that killed four people and injured at least five others early Sunday. Police say Javier Alatorre, 23, was arrested across the state line in Kansas City, Missouri, on Sunday afternoon, hours after authorities released surveillance photos... More »

4 Killed, 5 Hurt in KC Bar Shooting

Shooter still on the loose, no motive known

(Newser) - Authorities say four people have been killed in an overnight shooting at a bar in Kansas City, Kansas, reports the AP . KSHB-TV reports that officers were called Sunday at 1:30am to the Tequila KC Bar for a shooting. Police said someone entered the bar and opened fire, fatally wounding... More »

Man Shot Dead After Trying to Surprise Father-in-Law

Police say it was a case of mistaken identity

(Newser) - A Norwegian man was killed Tuesday night after trying to give his father-in-law—an armed Florida homeowner—a birthday surprise. Police say 37-year-old Christopher Bergan flew in from Norway to surprise Richard Dennis on his 61st birthday. He knocked on Dennis' back door in the Pensacola suburb of Gulf Breeze... More »

Man Guilty of Killing Chicago Boy Lured Into Alley

He bragged about killing 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee

(Newser) - A jury has convicted a man of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a 9-year-old Chicago boy who was lured into an alley with the promise of a juice box. Prosecutors contended that Dwright Boone-Doty and fellow gang member Corey Morgan planned the November 2015 slaying of Tyshawn Lee... More »

1 Killed, 2 Injured in Shooting at Seniors' Residence

80-year-old man arrested after standoff

(Newser) - A man opened fire Thursday in the lobby of a building for senior residents in Vancouver, Wash., killing a man and wounding two women and then barricading himself inside his apartment before surrendering, police say. The injuries of the wounded people were critical and they were taken to a hospital,... More »

After HK Teen Is Shot, Critics Condemn 'Trigger-Happy' Cops

Chinese state media, meanwhile, says shooting of teen protester was 'totally appropriate'

(Newser) - China's commemoration of 70 years of Communist rule earned a thumbs-up from the US president, but in Hong Kong, protesters called National Day a "day of grief." With mass transit in the city shut down, Molotov cocktails thrown, and roads blocked, police started firing tear gas and... More »

Traffic Stop Officer Killed in 'Ruthless, Cold-Blooded Way'

Sandeep Dhaliwal was considered a 'trailblazer'

(Newser) - A sheriff's deputy described as "a trailblazer" because he was the first Sikh deputy of the Harris County Sheriff's Office when he joined the force 10 years ago, was shot and killed while making a traffic stop Friday near Houston, the AP reports. Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal, 42,... More »

Glass Broke, She Blacked Out —But Didn't Know the Truth

Georgia woman Nicole Gordon had terrible headaches, and for good reason

(Newser) - Doctors found out why Nicole Gordon suffered from severe headaches: She had a bullet lodged in her skull. Now her ex-boyfriend, Jerrontae Cain, has been sentenced to 25 years in Georgia after shooting her and not telling her about it, CNN reports. The Fulton County District Attorney's office says... More »

2 Dead and 8 Hurt After Bar Erupts in Gunfire

South Carolina authorities haven't made any arrests

(Newser) - Authorities said a shooting at a bar in South Carolina left two people dead and eight injured early Saturday, the AP reports. The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that the agency was investigating a shooting at a bar at about 2:45am. Two adult males were... More »

Cops: Homeowner Shot, Killed 3 Masked Teens

Police say it could be a 'stand your ground' case

(Newser) - A man who killed three teenagers outside his suburban Atlanta home early Monday has not been charged, police say. Deputy Lee Thomas at the Rockdale County Sheriff's Office says investigators have determined that the teens—two 16-year-old boys and a 15-year-old boy—were fatally shot during an exchange of... More »

David Ortiz: Here's What Really Happened

The former Red Sox slugger tells what it was like to be shot

(Newser) - "I almost died, man. I was in a coma. People were criticizing me as if I deserved to be killed." So said a teary-eyed David Ortiz in his first interview after being shot in the Dominic Republic on June 9, CNN reports. When the bullet slashed through his... More »

17-Month-Old Has Teeth 'Knocked Out' in Odessa

Anderson Davis, 17 months, lost all her front teeth

(Newser) - "Toddlers are funny because they can get shot but still want to run around and play." So says the mother of Anderson Davis, a 17-month-old girl who took bullet fragments to the chest and mouth during a Texas mass shooting that killed at least 7 and wounded 24,... More »

Police: 21 Shot, 7 Dead in Texas Shooting

Police say the shooter was a white male in his 30s

(Newser) - At least 21 people have been injured by gunfire and seven killed in a shooting in West Texas, the AP reports. At a news conference Saturday, Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke also says that at least three law enforcement officers were among those shot. He spoke after a chaotic afternoon... More »

Immigrant Who Killed Woman on SF Pier Wins Again

An appeals court reverses decision against Jose Inez Garcia-Zarate

(Newser) - A California state appeals court on Friday threw out the sole conviction against an immigrant who fatally shot a young woman on the San Francisco waterfront in 2015 in a case that sparked a national immigration debate, the AP reports. Jose Inez Garcia-Zarate was acquitted of murder in the killing... More »

$100K in Rewards Offered in St. Louis Child Killings

Latest victim was 8-year-old shot dead Friday

(Newser) - St. Louis is offering rewards totaling $100,000 in four unsolved child murders, including that of Jurnee Thompson, an 8-year-old girl who was shot dead outside a restaurant Friday. A $25,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in that case and in three other unsolved... More »

Jury Rules in Florida 'Stand Your Ground' Case

Michael Drejka could get 30 years for shooting Markeis McGlockton

(Newser) - A high-profile "stand your ground" case ended Friday with the shooter found guilty of manslaughter, the Tampa Bay Times reports. A Florida jury took 6 1/2 hours to convict Michael Drejka, who had fatally shot Markeis McGlockton in a 2018 dispute over a handicapped parking space. A woman broke... More »

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