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After 'Most Extreme Anti-Mask Incident' in Anaheim, 3 Arrests

2 men face life in prison after allegedly shooting up strip club after being asked to wear face coverings

(Newser) - Authorities tell the Washington Post a late October shooting at a strip club in Anaheim, Calif., was "the most extreme anti-mask incident" in the city to date. Now, three suspects have been arrested, and two of them face life in prison if convicted. Prosecutors say that on Halloween night,...

Federal Security Officer Shot Outside Courthouse

Phoenix suspect is in custody

(Newser) - A drive-by shooting wounded a federal security officer outside the US courthouse in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday, and a person was later taken into custody, authorities said. The officer was taken to a hospital and was expected to recover, according to city police and the FBI. Jill McCabe, a spokeswoman...

Boy Is Victim of Drive-By Shooting Twice in Same Week

11-year-old was inside the same house in Yakima, Washington, both times

(Newser) - Just before midnight on Saturday, an 11-year-old boy inside a house in Yakima, Washington, was struck in the leg by gunfire from a drive-by shooting. He was treated and released from the hospital, only to be shot again inside the house, in yet another drive-by shooting, shortly after midnight on...

Drive-By Shooting Hits Duck Dynasty Star's Estate

Willie Robertson's estate grazed with bullets

(Newser) - Willie Robertson of Duck Dynasty fame says a drive-by shooting targeted his Louisiana home Friday afternoon. Eight to 10 shots were fired into the West Monroe estate from the road, including one that went through a bedroom window, but nobody was hurt. "We were pretty shook up," Robertson...

Boy, 5, Shot While Making TikTok Videos With Father

Houston police say he was hit by stray bullet

(Newser) - With the Houston area under a stay-at-home order, 5-year-old Jordan Allen was playing on the balcony of his family's second-floor apartment last week, making TikTok videos with his father. Police say the boy was hit by a stray bullet at around 9pm last Tuesday when his father stepped inside...

At Least 8 Are Killed, 5 Hurt in Shootings in Germany

Attackers fired from a car in Hanau, near Frankfurt

(Newser) - A drive-by shooting in a city near Frankfurt has left eight people dead at two shisha bars. Police said the same attackers appeared to have opened fire from a car at both places in Hanau around 10pm local time, the Mirror reports. Another five people were seriously wounded. The suspects...

Docs Sent Shooting Victim Home With a Band-Aid; Days Later, a Bullet

'She was having these terrible headaches and she felt something moving in her head'

(Newser) - A Miami woman wounded in a drive-by shooting was sent home from a hospital with a Band-Aid and antibiotics days before she was found to have a bullet lodged in her head, according to family. Shakena Jefferson was among three gay victims of the Feb. 11 shooting, which police are...

Drive-By Shooting Kills Pregnant Woman, but Not Her Baby

Annie Sandifer was in a party bus celebrating a family event

(Newser) - Annie Sandifer was 26 weeks pregnant with her sixth child when a bullet from a drive-by shooting struck her early Saturday. The Milwaukee woman, variously reported as 33 or 35, didn't survive—but her baby, delivered via emergency C-section, did. "She had kids to go home to. She...

Prosecutor: Girl Died Because Suspects Went After Wrong Car

Authorities say shooter hit vehicle believing it had people from an earlier bar fight

(Newser) - Two men suspected in a drive-by shooting that killed a 7-year-old black Houston girl and that was initially investigated as a possible hate crime mistakenly thought they were attacking people whom they had fought with at a club hours earlier, a prosecutor said Monday. One of the men, Eric Black...

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Friend of diner owner accused in Aug. 20 drive-by shooting

(Newser) - "I didn't think anybody was crazy enough to do something like this." So says Florida's Monica Walley, who was at her Orange County home Aug. 20 when a bullet whizzed through a window, missing her father's head by inches. It was one of three fired...

6 Shot, 3 Killed in Sweden Drive-By Shooting

They were shot as they left Internet cafe

(Newser) - Three of six men injured in a drive-by shooting Monday in the center of Sweden's third-largest city have died, Swedish authorities say. Police in Malmo said Tuesday two of the men—aged 18 and 29—died overnight, the AP reports. Hospital authorities said a third man, in his 30s,...

Boy, 3, Dead After Gunman Fires at Mom's Moving Car

Police in Atlanta have no motive yet

(Newser) - A 3-year-old has been killed in a drive-by shooting in Georgia. DeKalb County Police Department Chief James Conroy tells WXIA-TV that the child's mother was driving near Atlanta about 11:30pm Sunday when someone shot into the car. A gray Dodge Charger pulled up next to the woman's...

Baby Delivered After Mom Killed in Drive-By

Toronto cops say the whole city is outraged

(Newser) - A dangerously premature baby is clinging to life in Toronto after its mother was killed in a drive-by shooting. The child was delivered via emergency C-section after 35-year-old Candice Bobb, who was around five months pregnant, was fatally shot on Sunday night, CTV reports. She was a passenger in a...

Gunmen Shoot Up Party Bus on Calif. Freeway

Then one of the victims allegedly attacked an officer

(Newser) - Two men in a red SUV opened fire on a party bus full of people on a California freeway early Saturday, the Los Angeles Times reports. The bus was leaving San Francisco and entering Oakland sometime before 2:30am when the SUV pulled up alongside it and shots were fired....

Boy, 7, Visiting Family Is Killed in Drive-By Shooting

Kids scattered as Miami-Dade attackers opened fire

(Newser) - Police say a 7-year-old boy was killed in a drive-by shooting Sunday while visiting family in southwest Miami-Dade County for the holidays. According to the Miami Herald , police say the shooting in Richmond Heights, about 24 miles southwest of Miami, involved a high-powered rifle. Police say four men pulled up...

Chicago Violence Takes Aspiring Model's Life

Kaylyn Pryor had just signed with agency after competition win

(Newser) - "I always say the future is unwritten. You never know what will happen," Kaylyn Pryor said after accepting her trophy in Chicago on Sept. 25. An aspiring model, she beat out 500 applicants in a local modeling competition. Soon after, she signed with model agency Factor Women, and...

Gunman Fires on School Bus Stop Packed With Kids

No one was injured; at least one suspect in custody

(Newser) - Gunfire rang out at a Tennessee bus stop where South Chattanooga schoolkids were waiting Tuesday. The terrifying scene unfolded as a vehicle approached the bus stop around 8:20am, police tell the Chattanooga Times Free Press . Some children were apparently alerted to the danger seconds before five to 20 shots...

Mom, Unborn Child Killed by Stray Bullet

25-year-old Megan Doto, gunned down in Philly, was 8 months pregnant

(Newser) - A $40,000 reward is being offered in the deaths of a pregnant Philadelphia woman and her child after the woman was hit by a stray bullet. Homicide Capt. James Clark says a man dressed in black fired more than 10 shots at a car a block away yesterday morning....

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