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Cops: Sonic Employee Killed by 12-Year-Old With an AR-15

Matthew Davis had reportedly gone to speak with man found peeing in Texas parking lot

(Newser) - A 12-year-old is charged with fatally shooting a Sonic employee in Texas. The employee, 32-year-old Matthew Davis, had confronted 20-year-old Angel Gomez after seeing him peeing in the parking lot of the restaurant in Keene around 9:40pm Saturday, police say, per KXAS . At some point, a physical altercation ensued....

Cops: Man Gunned Down Girlfriend Over Abortion

Dallas police say Harold Thompson was angry that Gabriella Gonzalez had procedure in Colorado

(Newser) - A man who didn't want his girlfriend to get an abortion fatally shot her during a confrontation in a Dallas parking lot, police said. He was jailed on a murder charge as of Friday. Gabriella Gonzalez, 26, was with her boyfriend, 22-year-old Harold Thompson, on Wednesday when he tried...

More Details Emerge on Fatal Driveway Shooting
More Details Emerge
on Fatal Driveway Shooting
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More Details Emerge on Fatal Driveway Shooting

Lawyer for shooter Kevin Monahan blames 'series of tragic mistakes'

(Newser) - More details are emerging in the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Kaylin Gillis in upstate New York, with the shooter's attorney pushing back against emerging narratives about his client. The details:
  • The shooting: On Saturday night, Gillis was in a vehicle with three friends when they took a wrong turn

Ex-Politician Being Taken From Jail to Hospital Fatally Shot

Ex-Indian lawmaker, alleged mobster Atiq Ahmed, brother were fatally shot Saturday in Uttar Pradesh

(Newser) - A former lawmaker in India, also a convicted criminal who was allegedly a bigwig in a local criminal organization, was shot dead, along with his brother, on live TV over the weekend as they were being escorted by cops to the hospital for a routine checkup. Per Reuters , gunfire rang...

In Miami Beach, Spring Break Sees a Hard Crackdown

City sets curfew, declares state of emergency after 2 die in weekend gun violence

(Newser) - A fatal shooting took place in Miami Beach on Friday night, then another early Sunday, and now city officials are taking measures to curb the violence that's marred spring break in the South Florida city. Per a press release , a state of emergency has been declared in the city...

They Were Enjoying Spring Break. Then, Gunfire

One person is dead, one injured after shooting in crowded area of Miami Beach

(Newser) - Gunfire erupted in an area of Miami Beach crowded with people on spring break, killing one person, wounding another, and sending dozens scrambling for safety, police said. Two males were shot Friday night, and one person was detained at the scene, the Miami Beach Police Department tweeted . It wasn't...

Cop Who Killed Black Man in Bed Retires in 'Bad Standing'

Officer Ricky Anderson of Columbus, Ohio, was on leave after fatally shooting Donovan Lewis, 20

(Newser) - The Columbus, Ohio, police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black man in bed last August is no longer on the force. The Columbus Division of Police announced Friday that Ricky Anderson, a 30-year veteran of the department, had retired in bad standing, due to the ongoing criminal and administrative...

College Player's Pre-Game Ritual Comes Under Fire
College Player's Pre-Game
Ritual Seen as Awful Timing
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College Player's Pre-Game Ritual Seen as Awful Timing

Alabama's Brandon Miller undergoes a fake pat-down, even after link to fatal shooting

(Newser) - Before his team's win on Saturday, star Alabama player Brandon Miller did his usual pre-game ritual: After his name was announced in the starting lineup, a teammate gave him a fake weapons pat-down. Watch it via video tweeted by WVTM sports anchor Ryan Hennessy. The problem? Last week, court...

Shooting Victim Credits Fellow Journalist for Saving His Life

Photographer Jesse Walden mourns his 'best friend' Dylan Lyons in Florida

(Newser) - The photojournalist who survived Wednesday's deadly shootings in Orlando Springs, Florida, says he never saw his attacker coming. Jesse Walden and reporter Dylan Lyons of Spectrum News 13 had rolled up to the scene of an earlier shooting, where 38-year-old Nathacha Augustin was killed in a vehicle, in preparation...

Reporter Gunned Down at Murder Scene Is IDed

Spectrum News 13's Dylan Lyons was fatally shot in Florida while reporting on previous shooting

(Newser) - Dylan Lyons was a passionate young journalist who at 24 had already been honored by the Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists for his 2020 election reporting on the 3rd Congressional District. "He took his job very seriously," according to colleague Josh Miller. "He loved his career. He...

TV Reporter, Girl Fatally Shot in Florida

News crew was covering an earlier shooting when another took place

(Newser) - A central Florida television journalist and a little girl were fatally shot Wednesday afternoon near the scene of a fatal shooting from earlier in the day, authorities said. Orange County Sheriff John Mina said during a news conference that they’ve detained Keith Melvin Moses, 19, who they believe is...

Mardi Gras Parade Began, Then 'Everybody Started Running'

One person is dead, 4 injured after shooting during Krewe of Bacchus parade in New Orleans

(Newser) - Five people were shot, one fatally, during a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, police said, and a suspect is in custody. The victims included a young girl, a woman, and three men, who were all taken to a hospital after Sunday night's shooting during the Krewe of Bacchus...

Gunman Kills Three Teenage Girls in Home

Man sexually assaulted a 12-year-old, Texas sheriff says, and later shot himself to death

(Newser) - Authorities say three teenage girls, including one who was pregnant, were fatally shot by man who also sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl who later escaped. The gunman later died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, officials said. No names have been released. The killings occurred at the home of the gunman'...

LA Bishop Shot to Death
LA Bishop Shot to Death

LA Bishop Shot to Death

David O'Connell was a peacemaker, archbishop says

(Newser) - Bishop David O'Connell, who served the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles for 45 years, was shot to death Saturday in a house in Hacienda Heights. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, which is investigating the killing, said O'Connell, 69, was shot once in the upper torso,...

Police Search for Suspect After 11 Are Shot in Memphis

One man dies in attacks that police suspect are connected

(Newser) - One person was killed and 10 were injured early Sunday in a pair of shootings in Tennessee that police believe are connected, according to a news release from the Memphis Police Department posted on Twitter. Police responded to a shooting at a Memphis nightclub at 12:43am, according to the...

Sheriff: Gunman Killed Six Across Mississippi Town

Victims were shot in store and houses

(Newser) - A suspect is in custody in a Mississippi town after six people were shot to death Friday afternoon in four locations. Tate County Sheriff Brad Lance Lance said the gunman walked into a store and shot a man, then went to a nearby house, where he shot a woman, WREG...

Cops: Owner Tracks Stolen Car With App, Kills Boy in Shootout

Denver police investigating the death of Elias Armstrong, 12

(Newser) - The owner of a stolen car in Denver successfully tracked down his vehicle with an app but wound up killing a 12-year-old boy in an ensuing shootout, say police. The unidentified driver approached his vehicle once he found it and was "involved in an exchange of gunfire" with its...

5 Arrested in Deadly Mall of America Shooting

Those arrested are all teenage males as police seek a 6th suspect

(Newser) - Five people were arrested in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man at the Mall of America that sent the sprawling commercial center into lockdown on one of the final days of the holiday shopping season, police said Saturday. Bloomington Police Chief Booker Hodges announced the arrests in connection with...

Woman Found Her Stolen SUV, Then Opened Fire, Police Say

Demesha Coleman faces murder charges after 2 men are killed, another wounded

(Newser) - A woman is facing murder charges after St. Louis police said she tracked her stolen vehicle to a gas station and opened fire, shooting three men, two of whom died. The charges filed Thursday against Demesha Coleman, 35, include two counts of murder, Fox News reports. Darius Jackson, 19, and...

Mail Carrier Killed While Delivering Mail in Milwaukee

FBI has joined the investigation

(Newser) - Police are searching for the shooter who killed a US Postal Service employee as he was delivering mail in Wisconsin, per the AP . The shooting happened just before 6pm Friday on the city's north side. The Milwaukee Police Department said the 44-year-old mail carrier was pronounced dead at the...

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