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FedEx Phone Policy Causes Frustration After Shooting
Indianapolis Shooter
ID'd as a 19-Year-Old

Indianapolis Shooter ID'd as a 19-Year-Old

But police don't speculate about motive of Brandon Scott Hole in attack that killed 8

(Newser) - In Indianapolis, more questions than answers were in play Friday after the mass shooting at a FedEx warehouse that left eight victims dead and at least five others injured. The shooter also is dead, apparently by suicide. Coverage:
  • Victims: Eight people were shot to death, four inside and four outside

FedEx Shooting 'a Sight No One Should Ever Have to See'

Police say at least 8 dead in mass shooting at Indianapolis warehouse

(Newser) - Police in Indianapolis say they are still trying to determine details of the mass shooting that killed at least eight people at a FedEx warehouse near the city's airport Thursday night, including the number of people who were wounded. CNN reports that police say four victims were taken to...

8 Killed in Mass Shooting at Indianapolis FedEx Facility

Police say gunman killed himself

(Newser) - Police say at least eight people were killed in a mass shooting late Thursday night at a FedEx warehouse in Indianapolis. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department spokesperson Genae Cook says multiple other victims were hospitalized, the Indianapolis Star reports. Police believe the gunman killed himself, the AP reports. Cook says police...

Now We Know Who Unlocked San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

It was Australian firm Azimuth

(Newser) - Five years later, we finally know how the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone was unlocked. The FBI wanted to get into the iPhone 5C used by Syed Rizwan Farook, who, along with his wife Tashfeen Malik killed 14 people in a mass shooting at a company holiday party in December...

Cops: Teen Dead, Officer Injured in School Shooting

Knoxville police say one person has been detained

(Newser) - A teenage boy is dead and a police officer has been hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after a school shooting, police in Knoxville say. The Knoxville Police Department tweeted that Monday afternoon that there were multiple gunshot victims reported at Austin-East Magnet High School. Police later confirmed the fatality and...

Sister of Accused Gunman: 'Something Was Off'

Phillip Adams' sister says there were 'extremely concerning' signs of mental distress

(Newser) - A sister of Phillip Adams, the former NFL cornerback accused of fatally gunning down a prominent doctor and four others in South Carolina on Wednesday before taking his own life, is speaking out, and she says the past couple of years were ones in which Adams' mental health took a...

Employee Opens Fire in Texas Office Park

Attacker kills 1, wounds 5 before a trooper is shot

(Newser) - Police called to a Texas industrial park Thursday afternoon found one person shot to death and five others wounded, four of them critically. The shooter, whom police believe to be an employee of the business, Kent Moore Cabinets, was gone, CNN reports. "When law enforcement showed up, it was...

Slain Doctor in SC Was an Author, Too
SC Massacre: 'None of Us
Can Figure Out Why'
the rundown

SC Massacre: 'None of Us Can Figure Out Why'

Dr. Robert Lesslie, 4 others slain; suspect is former NFL player Phillip Adams

(Newser) - A day after a former NFL player allegedly killed a prominent doctor and four others in South Carolina, more questions than answers were in play. "None of us can figure out why," says Trent Faris of the York County Sheriff's Office, per WBTV . Coverage:
  • The victims: Dr.

Report: SC Gunman Is Former NFL Player

AP source identifies killer of 5 as Phillip Adams

(Newser) - The gunman who killed five people , including a prominent doctor, in South Carolina was former NFL pro Phillip Adams, who killed himself early Thursday, a source who was briefed on the investigation tells the AP . The source says that Adams' parents live near the doctor's home in Rock Hill,...

Prominent Doctor, 2 Kids Among 5 Dead in SC Shooting

Suspect was found in a nearby home

(Newser) - A suspect was found after an hours-long search for the attacker in a South Carolina shooting Wednesday evening that left five people, including two children and a prominent doctor, dead, authorities said. The York County Sheriff’s Office said the suspect was found in a nearby home. Details on the...

NRA's LaPierre on Hiding After Shootings: 'Thank God I'm Safe'

In deposition, Wayne LaPierre says he was in danger after school shootings, forcing him onto yacht

(Newser) - The National Rifle Association is trying to get a federal court in Texas to grant it bankruptcy protections, and so far, some "embarrassing details" have trickled out in various depositions, per the Washington Post . A new deposition filed over the weekend, however, revealed more than just the organization's...

3 Dead in Latest State to Suffer Mass Shooting

Police say at least 7 were shot early Saturday at house party in Wilmington, NC,

(Newser) - Following a gunman's rampage in Orange, Calif., on Wednesday that left four dead , CNN noted that mass shooting was one of 20 since the Atlanta spa shootings in mid-March. Now, yet another one to add to the list. Police say at least seven people were shot early Saturday at...

Cops: Suspect Locked Gates Before Mass Shooting
Cops: Suspect Locked Gates
Before Mass Shooting
the rundown

Cops: Suspect Locked Gates Before Mass Shooting

One victim, a 9-year-old boy, was found in his mother's arms in California

(Newser) - Wrenching details have emerged in Wednesday's Southern California shooting that left four people dead, including a child . Police on Thursday identified the suspect as 44-year-old Aminadab Gaxiola Gonzalez, and they say he knew his victims, reports USA Today . The shootings took place at an office building in Orange. Coverage:...

4, Including Child, Dead in California Mass Shooting

Suspected shooter is in critical condition

(Newser) - Four people, one of them a child, were killed Wednesday in a shooting at a California office complex. A fifth victim was critically injured. Police responded to the two-story complex in Orange, which holds multiple small businesses, around 5:30pm after a report of gunshots. They were fired upon when...

Thousands Gather to Mourn Boulder Victims

'Our hearts are broken, and our festering wounds are split open once again'

(Newser) - About 2,000 people gathered for a vigil honoring the 10 people killed in the Colorado supermarket shooting Thursday night, just hours after attorneys for the shooting suspect asked during his first court appearance that he receive a mental health evaluation before the case against him proceeds. The memorial at...

Boulder Suspect Is Silent in Court
Is Silent
in Court

Boulder Suspect Is Silent in Court

Defense asks for more time to assess mental health of Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa

(Newser) - The defendant in the Boulder mass shootings appeared in court Thursday for the first time. Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa said nothing other than "yes," which was his answer when the judge asked him if he understood his rights, the Denver Post reports. His lawyers said they need more...

King Soopers Employee Ran Back Into Store to Help Co-Worker

Workers say youngest mass shooting victim was like a little brother to them

(Newser) - Workers at the King Soopers in Boulder, Colo., targeted by a mass shooter on Monday were a close-knit group—and they are now mourning as if they had lost family members. Store employee Logan Ezra Smith, 20, tells CNN that he had been working as a barista at the Starbucks...

Suspect's Family Took Gun From Him 2 Days Before Shooting

And more on the tragedy in Colorado

(Newser) - The family of accused Colorado grocery store shooter Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa took a gun away from him just two days before the shooting. The 21-year-old's sister-in-law says he appeared to be fiddling with a "machine gun," and he told family members a bullet had gotten stuck....

Suspect Bought Gun 6 Days Before Massacre

Brother says Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa was 'paranoid'

(Newser) - The suspect in Monday's mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado, bought a long gun less than a week earlier, according to court documents. An arrest warrant affidavit states that Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa carried a handgun and a Ruger AR-556 long gun that he had bought six days before the...

Victims in Boulder Were Ages 20 to 65
21-Year-Old Charged
in Boulder Massacre
the rundown

21-Year-Old Charged in Boulder Massacre

Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa charged with 10 counts of murder; victims ranged in age from 20 to 65

(Newser) - Police in Boulder have identified the suspected gunman in Monday's mass shooting , though they're still not speculating about a motive. The alleged shooter at the King Soopers supermarket is 21-year-old Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa from nearby Arvada, Colo., report the Washington Post and the Denver Post . Boulder County...

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