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'Disgruntled Employee' Kills 2, Wounds 3 at Laundry Business

Suspect is in custody after Pennsylvania shooting

(Newser) - In what Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer called a tragedy "that plays out too often across the United States of America," two people were killed and three others injured in a workplace shooting Wednesday morning. The DA said a "disgruntled employee" armed with a handgun opened...

11 Hurt in Mass Shooting in Tourist-Heavy Savannah Area

The weekend saw 5 shootings in the city, 2 of them fatal

(Newser) - An argument between two women led to a gunfight that left 11 people hurt in a busy tourist area of Savannah, Georgia, late Saturday, one of five weekend shootings in the city, two of which were fatal, authorities said. Two people were injured in separate shootings Friday. Two more shootings...

What We Know About the Charlotte Shooting That Killed 4 Officers

Tragedy unfolded as officers attempted to serve a firearms warrant

(Newser) - Eight law enforcement officers were shot Monday, four of them fatally , in what the local police chief described as possibly the worst such incident in the Charlotte, North Carolina, area. "I can't remember an incident where three law enforcement officers were killed in the same incident, as well...

One Victim in Florida Mass Shooting Is an NFL Player

Houston Texans' Tank Dell suffered 'minor wound'

(Newser) - A Houston Texans wide receiver was among 10 people shot at a Florida bar in the early hours of Sunday. Tank Dell received a "minor wound," the NFL team says in a statement, and has already been released from the hospital and is in "good spirits."...

Before Attack in Russia, a 'Secret Warning' From the US

US Embassy warned US citizens to stay away from large gatherings due to potential terror attack

(Newser) - As authorities try to piece together what happened at a mass shooting at Moscow's Crocus City concert hall on Friday that left more than 100 dead and close to 150 injured, at last count, the Wall Street Journal reports on a "secret warning" that was sent from the...

Report: Maine Shooter Should've Had Guns Seized Weeks Before

Independent commission finds Robert Card should have been placed in protective custody

(Newser) - Law enforcement should have seized a man's guns and put him in protective custody weeks before he committed Maine's deadliest mass shooting, a report found Friday. An independent commission has been reviewing the events that led up to Army reservist Robert Card killing 18 people at a bowling...

Teen Charged With Killing 6 Near Canada's Capital

Victims in Barrhaven include mom, 4 kids

(Newser) - A 19-year-old from Sri Lanka has been charged with six counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder in one of the worst mass killings Canada's capital region has ever seen. Police initially described the Wednesday murders in a home in the Ottawa suburb of Barrhaven as...

Maine Mass Shooter Had a Traumatic Brain Injury

It 'likely played a role in his symptoms,' director of Boston University CTE Center concludes

(Newser) - The mass shooter who killed 18 people in Lewiston, Maine, in October, did not have chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a brain condition tied to repeated hits to the head, but he did have a traumatic brain injury that may have contributed to his crimes. Robert Card is thought to have experienced...

4 Killed, 7 Injured in Shooting at Outdoor Party

Police say masked men opened fire in King City, California

(Newser) - A group of men in masks opened fire at an outdoor party in central California, killing four people and wounding seven others, police said. Police responded to a reported shooting around 6pm Sunday in King City and found three men with gunshot wounds who were pronounced dead in a front...

One Dead, 5 Injured in Waffle House Shooting

Cops think an argument between 2 groups led to gunfire at Indianapolis restaurant

(Newser) - A shooting at a Waffle House restaurant in Indianapolis early Monday killed a woman and wounded five other victims, police said. Officers responded to a report of a shooting at the restaurant on Lynhurst Drive around 12:30am, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said. Police found five victims with gunshot...

KC Victim's Family Gets Gift From Taylor Swift

Singer donates $100K to page for Lisa Lopez-Galvan

(Newser) - A GoFundMe set up for the woman killed in this week's mass shooting in Kansas City quickly doubled its goal thanks to a single donor—Taylor Swift. The singer gave $100,000 to the page for Lisa Lopez-Galvan with a pair of $50,000 donations, reports the New York ...

KC Victim Was a Rarity in City: a Latina DJ

Lisa Lopez-Galvan was also a mother of two

(Newser) - More details are emerging about the woman who was fatally shot in Kansas City on Wednesday during the city's Super Bowl celebration:
  • Lisa Lopez-Galvan, 43, was a music lover and DJ in the Kansas City area who played at weddings, quinceañeras, and an American Legion bar and grill,

Two of Three People Detained in Kansas City Are Juveniles

Police say the gunfire stemmed from an argument, not terrorism

(Newser) - Police in Kansas City say Wednesday's mass shooting stemmed from a fight, not terrorism. Authorities are still sorting out the details, but they say the gunfire that broke out at a Super Bowl celebration was related to a dispute among several people, reports the AP . "No nexus...

Chiefs Coach Andy Reid Comforted Teen After Gunfire

Fan recalls Andy Reid offering him a hug amid reports of similar efforts from players

(Newser) - Panicked, injured, and having lost his friend amid the chaos that followed the shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl celebration, Gabe Wallace followed a security guard's advice and took shelter inside Kansas City's Union Station. He was then comforted by a familiar face: Chiefs' head coach...

Chiefs Fans Describe Tackling Gunman
Chiefs Fans Tackled Gunman

Chiefs Fans Tackled Gunman

Trey Filter, Paul Contreras held the man until police arrived

(Newser) - Trey Filter hoped to log some cool-parent points by taking his sons to the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl celebration. "The boys were super happy there was no school," Filter of Maize tells KAKE . "And we were very excited after the Chiefs' win, of course." The...

At Least 8 Children Among the Wounded in Kansas City
9 Children Among the
Wounded in Kansas City

9 Children Among the Wounded in Kansas City

Woman who was at Chiefs celebration with family dies during surgery

(Newser) - In a grim update on the shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl celebration in downtown Kanas City on Wednesday, police said nine children were among at least 21 people wounded by gunfire. Kansas City Police Chief Stacey Graves said three people had been taken into custody, including one...

4 Dead in Shooting at Greek Shipping Company

Gunman identified as former employee

(Newser) - Three people were killed by a gunman in a rare workplace shooting in Greece on Monday, authorities say. Officials say the victims, including the company's owner, were shot at the office of the European Navigation shipping company in Glyfada, just south of Athens, the BBC reports. The gunman killed...

Mom of School Shooter Sobs at Footage in Court

Jennifer Crumbley is first US parent to be charged, tried in a mass school shooting

(Newser) - Jennifer Crumbley, mother of the then-15-year-old who killed four teens and injured seven other people at Michigan's Oxford High School in a November 2021 mass shooting, sobbed in court Thursday at her trial for involuntary manslaughter. USA Today reports Crumbley started "weeping loudly" during testimony from an assistant...

Suspect in Chicago Shooting Spree That Killed 8 Dies in Texas

Romeo Nance, 23, shot himself in confrontation with police

(Newser) - A man suspected of shooting and killing eight people in suburban Chicago is believed to have fatally shot himself after a confrontation with law enforcement officials in Texas, police said late Monday. Police in Joliet, Illinois, said on Facebook that at about 8:30pm Central time 23-year-old Romeo Nance was...

Maine Shooter's Best Friend on Flags: 'I Literally Spelled It Out'

Sean Hodgson details his warnings, including to the Army Reserve, on gunman, his friend of 17 years

(Newser) - Sean Hodgson watched and worried as his best friend of nearly two decades unraveled. His former roommate and fellow US Army reservist's anger and paranoia were mounting, he had access to guns, and he refused to get help. "I believe he's going to snap and do a...

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