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Police: 7 injured in overnight shooting at Chicago park

Police: 7 injured in overnight shooting at Chicago park

Associated Press

August 4, 2019

Chicago police say seven people have been injured in an early morning shooting at a park on the city's West Side. Authorities say a group of people was standing in Douglas Park around 1:20 a.m. Sunday when someone fired shots from a black Camaro. Seven people were hit. A 21-year-old man was...

Ohio shooter’s sister among 9 victims

Ohio shooter’s sister among 9 victims

Associated Press

August 4, 2019

Police say the 24-year-old white man behind a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, killed his sister and eight others before he was fatally shot by police. Authorities say Connor Betts was killed by police less than a minute after he started shooting a .223-caliber rifle into the streets of a popular Dayton...

Texas governor: 20 dead in El Paso shopping-complex shooting

Texas governor: 20 dead in El Paso shopping-complex shooting

Cedar Attanasio, Michael Balsamo and Diana Heidgerd, Associated Press

August 3, 2019

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Twenty people were killed and more than two dozen injured in a shooting Saturday in a busy shopping area in the Texas border town of El Paso, the state's governor said. Meanwhile, the police chief said among the possibilities being investigated is whether it was a hate crime....

3 dead in shooting at Gilroy Garlic Festival in California

3 dead in shooting at Gilroy Garlic Festival in California

Associated Press

July 29, 2019

The mayor of the California city where a gunman killed three at an annual food festival says the community will mourn the tragedy but will get through it. Gilroy Mayor Roland Velasco told a press conference Monday that gun violence is an epidemic in the United States and it's "beyond sad" that a charitable...

Police: Multiple people hurt in Virginia Beach shooting

Police: Multiple people hurt in Virginia Beach shooting

Associated Press

May 31, 2019

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A shooter wounded "multiple" people at a municipal center in Virginia Beach on Friday, according to police, who said they had taken a suspect into custody and believed the person was acting alone. Police tweeted that there were "multiple injuries," but did not elaborate...

1 dead, 8 hurt in Colorado school shooting, 2 in custody

1 dead, 8 hurt in Colorado school shooting, 2 in custody

Kathleen Foody and P. Solomon Banda, Associated Press

May 7, 2019

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Two students opened fire Tuesday inside a charter school in an affluent suburb of Denver not far from Columbine High School, killing a teenager, wounding eight and spreading terror before they were taken into custody, authorities said. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Sp...

2 dead, 4 injured in North Carolina campus shooting

2 dead, 4 injured in North Carolina campus shooting

Tom Foreman Jr. and Sarah Blake Morgan, Associated Press

April 30, 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A man armed with a pistol opened fire on students at a North Carolina university during the last day of classes Tuesday, killing two people and wounding four, police said. Officers who had gathered ahead of a campus concert raced over and disarmed the suspect. The shooting...

Officials: 4 injured in shooting at California synagogue

Officials: 4 injured in shooting at California synagogue

Associated Press

April 27, 2019

POWAY, Calif. (AP) — A shooting at a synagogue outside San Diego where worshippers were celebrating the last day of Passover sent four people to the hospital Saturday, but the extent of their injuries was not clear, officials said. There was no known threat after a man was detained in the shooting...

14 school shootings in 2018

14 school shootings in 2018

Carina Smith, Nation & World Editor

February 5, 2018

The first month of 2018 is over, and there have already been over a dozen school shootings across the U.S., raising questions for many about what can be done to stop the violence on campuses. According to the non-profit organization Everytown for Gun Safety, there have been a total of 14 shootings...

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