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Pellet gun shots fired at school bus in Orlando, officials say

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Police ID Norcross teen found shot to death; 2 juveniles arrested

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Police ID Norcross teen found shot to death; 2 juveniles arrested


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No charges after suspect fatally shot by police outside KOP Mall

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One man dead in the Portland neighborhood after shooting late Sunday night

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One man dead in the Portland neighborhood after shooting late Sunday night


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Manhunt ends with arrest of couple accused in police shooting

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Hunter Accidentally Shot In Western Slope Mishap

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Man shot and killed, crashes van into West Philadelphia salon

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Man shot during robbery, Baltimore police say
A 26-year-old man was shot during a robbery in Northeast Baltimore Monday, police said. The man was found suffering gunshot wounds to his upper body in the 6500 block of Bel Air Road at around 2:45 p.m., police said. He was taken to a hospital to be treated. Anyone with information is asked to contact citywide shooting detectives at 410-396-2221, or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup   Read More ...
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Gun enthusiast destroys assault rifle in wake of mass shootings
Related Coverage RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. (WFLA) — A gun enthusiast from southern California says he is taking a step to help destroy gun violence. One of Chad Vachter’s prized possessions was a thousand-dollar assault rifle. After seeing the growing number of mass shootings in the country, Vachter said he was fed up and decided to take a hammer to his gun, destroying it   Read More ...
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Pellet gun shots fired at school bus in Orlando, officials say
Someone fired a pellet gun at a school bus, injuring the driver, officials said. Bob Hazen reports.   Read More ...
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Delegation touts bipartisan support for gun-related bill
Related Coverage HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Several members of Connecticut’s all-Democratic congressional delegation are optimistic that bipartisan support for background check system legislation may be a sign of future cooperation on anti-gun violence legislation. U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty all said Monday they’re pleased to have Republicans from other states where mass shootings have occurred co-sponsor the Fix NICS Act   Read More ...
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Nine-year-old accidentally shoots older brother in face while hunting | The Kansas City Star
An 11-year-old boy was shot in the face Sunday morning in a Reno County hunting accident. The accident happened shortly before 10 a.m. near Pretty Prairie, according to a Facebook post from the Reno County Sheriff’s Office. Jean Carlos Alcala of Wichita, 37, told the sheriff’s officers that he, his 11-year-ld old son, Gabriel, and nephew, Isaiah Quirarte, 9, were hunting birds at a walk-in hunting field in the 26000 block of S   Read More ...
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Police ID Norcross teen found shot to death; 2 juveniles arrested
Zachary Nelson of Norcross was found dead shortly after 4 a.m. Saturday after officers, who were in the area for an unrelated matter, heard three gunshots at the Rockbridge Court Apartments, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution previously reported. At the time, a 17-year-old who was shot in the arm alerted police to Nelson, who was already dead, Gwinnett police spokeswoman Cpl. Michele Pihera said   Read More ...
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Lexington man fatally shot in Lee County home
A Lexington man was shot to death by another man Saturday at a home in Lee County. An initial investigation showed that he was fatally shot in an altercation with another man there, according to police. Vanover died at the scene. The alleged shooter was found at the home, but no charges have been filed against him, according to police. The investigation remains open   Read More ...
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Driver arrested, manhunt continues for shooter in police killing
NEW KENSINGTON -- Police say they arrested the driver of an SUV that fled a traffic stop, leaving behind a passenger who fatally shot a rookie police officer in suburban Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania State Police are searching for 29-year-old Rahmael Sal Holt. He's accused of killing New Kensington Officer Brian Shaw during a traffic stop Friday night. Police on Sunday arrested Tavon Jamere Harper, who they say fled the traffic stop after Holt bolted from the SUV   Read More ...
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Police: 2 People Hospitalized In Double Shooting
Police say the shooting happened on Lawrence Street and Indiana Avenue around noon. A 27-year-old man was shot twice and is in critical condition, while a 29-year-old man was shot once and listed in stable condition at Episcopal Hospital. The victims were taken to the hospital by a private vehicle. Police say the suspect fled the area in a silver Honda with a black hood   Read More ...
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Lockwood shooting leaves 19-year-old in critical condition
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old man was shot at a residence in Lockwood. Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder said the man was in critical condition as of Monday morning. His name was not released. Linder says deputies responded to a reported shooting in the 1900 block of Old Hardin Road on Sunday. They found the victim inside the residence with a gunshot wound in the area of his upper chest and neck   Read More ...
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Man shot by police Saturday identified as Preston David Bell
The man killed by police on Billings South Side early Saturday was Preston David Bell, officials announced on Monday. The announcement came from Deputy Coroner Cliff Mahoney. Mahoney said an autopsy was being performed on Bell Monday morning, and results would not be available for a week or two. Mahoney said multiple bullets had hit the 24-year-old man, but Mahoney could not confirm the precise number as of Monday morning   Read More ...
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1 Dead In Triple Shooting
Pueblo police say the shooting happened during an argument.   Read More ...
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Man in critical condition after shooting under Ansted overpass
A Fayette County man was in critical condition Monday after another man shot him Sunday night, police said. Brian Stephen Willis, 29, of Victor, shot Rodney Ray Rose, 36, in the face and torso during a confrontation in Ansted, according to a news release from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department. Authorities believe Rose, of Ansted, was shot under the U.S. 60 overpass near River Road   Read More ...
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2 arraigned in shooting, robbing of trans woman
Detroit — Two Detroit men accused of shooting and robbing a transgender woman Friday were formally charged with the crime in court. Charles Marion Brown, 21, and Julian Alexon Williams, 19, were arraigned Monday on several charges in 36th District Court in Detroit via video. A judge ordered each of the two men held on $1.5-million bond and scheduled their next court date for Nov   Read More ...
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Hunter accidentally shoots 11-year-old son in face in Kansas
PRETTY PRAIRIE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man accidentally shot his 11-year-old son in the face while they were hunting in south-central Kansas. The Reno County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post that the accident happened shortly before 10 a.m. Sunday as the father hunted with his son and a 9-year-old nephew at a walk-in hunting field near Pretty Prairie   Read More ...
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No charges after suspect fatally shot by police outside KOP Mall
The Montgomery County District Attorney says no charges will be filed against the officers involved in the fatal shooting of a suspect outside the King of Prussia Mall last month.   Read More ...
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Hunter accidentally shoots 11-year-old son in face in Kansas
PRETTY PRAIRIE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man accidentally shot his 11-year-old son in the face while they were hunting in south-central Kansas. The Reno County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post that the accident happened shortly before 10 a.m. Sunday as the father hunted with his son and a 9-year-old nephew at a walk-in hunting field near Pretty Prairie   Read More ...
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One man dead in the Portland neighborhood after shooting late Sunday night
Louisville Metro Police said in a statement that a man was found in the Portland neighborhood on North 18th Street just before midnight. He had a gunshot to the chest. The man was taken to the University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police are not sure where the shooting happened. But they say the victim did not live where he was found, and the shooting did not take place there   Read More ...
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Man, shot killed in Wilmington's 30th murder of 2017
A man has been shot and killed in Wilmington. City police were called to West 3rd and North Franklin streets at 7:25 p.m. on Sunday, November 19, 2017, after Shot Spotter detected gunfire. Upon arrival, officers said they found a 25-year-old man with unconscious and unresponsive. Police said he'd been shot in the neck. Officers at the scene conducted CPR on the victim, who died while en route via ambulance to Christiana Hospital   Read More ...
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Man, 32, shot to death in Atlantic City
A 32-year-old man was shot and killed in Atlantic City on Thursday night, officials said. Jasper Bell was sot in the chest on Anchorage Court around 8:45 p.m. and died while being taken to the hospital, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office said in a statement. Bell lived on the same street. No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office at 609-909-7666 or Atlantic City police at 609-347-5766   Read More ...
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2 found shot to death in vehicle in South Carolina
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) - Two people have been found shot to death in a vehicle in South Carolina. Aiken Public Safety Department Capt. David Turno told local media outlets the victims were found in a car near Aiken High School early Sunday. Turno said no arrests have been made. The victims' names have not been released yet. No other details were immediately available Monday morning   Read More ...
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Louisville Metro Police arrest second suspect in Newburg area block party shooting
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police have arrested a second suspect in a shooting that happened in September during a children's block party in the Newburg area. Phillip McElroy, 25, was booked into Metro Corrections on Saturday. An arrest report says McElroy fired several shots at a victim on September 17. According to police, the incident happened in the 5000 block of Lively Court   Read More ...
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2 found shot to death in vehicle in South Carolina - | WBTV Charlotte
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) - Two people have been found shot to death in a vehicle in South Carolina. Aiken Public Safety Department Capt. David Turno told local media outlets the victims were found in a car near Aiken High School early Sunday. Turno said no arrests have been made. The victims' names have not been released yet. No other details were immediately available Monday morning   Read More ...
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2 found shot to death in vehicle in South Carolina
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — Two people have been found shot to death in a vehicle in South Carolina. Aiken Public Safety Department Capt. David Turno told local media outlets the victims were found in a car near Aiken High School early Sunday. Turno said no arrests have been made. The victims' names have not been released yet. No other details were immediately available Monday morning   Read More ...
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Police: Oklahoma man shot, killed while fighting back against robbery suspect
TULSA, Okla. – Authorities in Tulsa are asking for the public’s help after a man was killed outside a local restaurant. Police were called to a shooting near the Tacos Don Francisco restaurant in Tulsa around 3 a.m. on Sunday morning. When officers arrived, they found Jose Luis Cordova suffering from a gunshot wound. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he later died   Read More ...
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1 dies, 1 wounded, 1 arrested in weekend shooting
CAYCE, S.C. (AP) — One woman has died, another was injured and a man has been arrested in a weekend shooting in central South Carolina. The Cayce Public Safety Department said the shooting happened around 1 a.m. Sunday. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said 33-year-old Marquita Latasha Mobley of Cayce died in the shooting. A second woman was taken to a hospital for treatment   Read More ...
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1 dies, 1 wounded, 1 arrested in weekend shooting
CAYCE, S.C. (AP) - One woman has died, another was injured and a man has been arrested in a weekend shooting in central South Carolina. The Cayce Public Safety Department said the shooting happened around 1 a.m. Sunday. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said 33-year-old Marquita Latasha Mobley of Cayce died in the shooting. A second woman was taken to a hospital for treatment   Read More ...
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Woman found dead of gunshot wound: Report
A woman was shot and killed during a domestic dispute Sunday in Berks County. Catherine Kriebel, 39, died in the 2:30 p.m. incident, the Reading Eagle reports. She was found dead on a side porch of her home at East Main and Kemp streets, police said. Across the street, Gerald Fusner, 50, of Kutztown, was found with a gunshot wound to his neck, police said   Read More ...
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1 dies, 1 wounded, 1 arrested in weekend shooting - | WBTV Charlotte
CAYCE, S.C. (AP) - One woman has died, another was injured and a man has been arrested in a weekend shooting in central South Carolina. The Cayce Public Safety Department said the shooting happened around 1 a.m. Sunday. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said 33-year-old Marquita Latasha Mobley of Cayce died in the shooting. A second woman was taken to a hospital for treatment   Read More ...
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Man fatally shot in Indiana hunting accident
Elizabeth, Ind. — Authorities say a man has died after being shot in an accident while hunting deer in southern Indiana. Indiana Conservation Officers say 58-year-old Thomas Zimmerman of Borden was hunting on private property in Harrison County near Elizabeth when he was found unresponsive Sunday by other members of his hunting group in an elevated ladder-type tree stand. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement division says he died due to a close range gunshot wound to the head   Read More ...
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Man fatally shot in Indiana hunting accident
ELIZABETH, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say a man has died after being shot in an accident while hunting deer in southern Indiana. Indiana Conservation Officers say 58-year-old Thomas Zimmerman of Borden was hunting on private property in Harrison County near Elizabeth when he was found unresponsive Sunday by other members of his hunting group in an elevated ladder-type tree stand. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement division says he died due to a close range gunshot wound to the head   Read More ...
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Teen found shot in head at Converse apartment complex
A teen was fatally shot in the parking lot of an apartment complex Sunday afternoon in Converse. Converse Police Department Capt. Robert Avella said residents found the 16-year-old boy after hearing gunshots about 1 p.m. in the Town Square Apartments, 301 Converse Center St. Police said he had a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after EMS arrived at 1:15 p   Read More ...
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Calif. Gunman Targets People at Random, Kills 4
(15 Nov 2017) A gunman driving stolen vehicles and choosing his targets at random opened fire "without provocation" in a tiny rural Northern California town Tuesday, killing four people and wounding at least 10 others, including a student at an elementary school, before police shot him dead. The gunfire began shortly before 8 a.m. in the rural community of Rancho Tehama Reserve, a homeowners association of modest houses and trailers in rolling oak woodlands dotted with grazing cattle about 130 miles north of Sacramento. Police offered no immediate word on the assailant's motive, but a sheriff's official said the shooter's neighbors had reported a domestic violence incident a day earlier   Read More ...
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Pennsylvania police in manhunt for suspect in killing of officer
(Reuters) - Authorities were searching on Sunday for a gunman who killed a Pennsylvania police officer during a traffic stop, and raised the reward to $43,500 while asking for tips in the case. Officer Brian Shaw, 25, who had been with the New Kensington Police Department for less than a year, was shot late on Friday after a traffic stop and foot chase, police have said   Read More ...
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3 hunters shoot themselves on Wisconsin gun deer opener
MADISON, Wis. — Three hunters shot and wounded themselves on the opening day of Wisconsin's gun deer season. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Recreational Safety Warden Mark Little says the first happened in Brown County about 5:30 a.m. Saturday. A 49-year-old man was working on his firearm when it discharged into his right ankle. The second happened after 9 a.m. in Forest County   Read More ...
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Police: Child shoots, wounds 3-year-old in Minnesota
DEER CREEK, Minn. -- Authorities in western Minnesota say a 3-year-old child was accidentally shot and wounded by another child. The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office says it received a 911 call about the shooting from a home in Deer Creek around 7:30 a.m. Sunday. The caller reported a 5-year-old had caused the accidental gunshot wound. The 3-year-old was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital before being sent to a Minneapolis hospital   Read More ...
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Man shot in Trenton, drugs and fatalities: Nov. 19, 2017 Police Blotter
The information below was provided by police unless otherwise noted. Trenton Shooting: A 31-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his left shoulder blade Sunday and he’s expected to survive the injuries. Officials say the man was shot around 1:13 p.m. while in the 100 block of Oakland Street. The victim was taken to the hospital by private means and the investigation remains ongoing   Read More ...
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Nine-year-old accidentally shoots older brother in face while hunting | The Wichita Eagle
An 11-year-old boy was shot in the face Sunday morning in a Reno County hunting accident. The accident happened shortly before 10 a.m. near Pretty Prairie, according to a Facebook post from the Reno County Sheriff’s Office. Jean Carlos Alcala of Wichita, 37, told the sheriff’s officers that he, his 11-year-ld old son, Gabriel, and nephew, Isaiah Quirarte, 9, were hunting birds at a walk-in hunting field in the 26000 block of S   Read More ...
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Warrant issued for suspect in fatal shooting of officer
Officer Brian Shaw, 25, had been with the New Kensington Police Department less than a year. Police say he was fatally shot while pursuing a suspect in a traffic stop. Warrant issued for suspect in fatal shooting of officer Officer Brian Shaw, 25, had been with the New Kensington Police Department less than a year. Police say he was fatally shot while pursuing a suspect in a traffic stop   Read More ...
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Two people are dead after shooting on Bradby Lane
AIKEN, SC (WFXG) - Aiken Public Safety Officers responded to a call of two people shot on Brady Lane in Aiken. Officers found two victims sitting in a vehicle parked in front of 305 Bradby Lane. Officers say both victims were deceased. Investigators are currently working the scene and processing evidence. The Aiken County Coroner’s Office have not released names of the victims   Read More ...
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