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May 27, 2024 at 12:12 AM

Gunman arrested after wounding 5 people in Los Angeles area home, firing at helicopter, police say

Authorities say a 61-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of shooting and wounding five people at a Los Angeles area home and then firing at a police helicopter
May 27, 2024 at 12:12 AM
May 24, 2024 at 1:56 PM

2 people shot after California high school graduation ceremony

Two adults -- a man and a woman -- have been shot following a high school graduation taking place in California, according to police.
May 24, 2024 at 1:56 PM
May 23, 2024 at 1:20 AM

2 killed, 3 wounded in Pennsylvania workplace shooting, police say

Authorities near Philadelphia say a disgruntled employee opened fire at a linen company on Wednesday, killing two coworkers and injuring three others
May 23, 2024 at 1:20 AM
Investigators work the scene of a fatal shooting at Delaware County Linen in Chester, Pa., Wednesday, May 22, 2024. Authorities say a former employee armed with a handgun opened fire at a linen company in a Philadelphia suburb, killing multiple people and wounding three others. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
May 23, 2024 at 12:04 AM

2 killed, 3 wounded near Philadelphia workplace shooting: Police

A disgruntled employee opened fire at a linen company in Chester, Pennsylvania, killing two coworkers and injuring three others, authorities said.
May 23, 2024 at 12:04 AM
VIDEO: 2 killed, 3 wounded near Philadelphia workplace shooting: Police
May 22, 2024 at 7:05 PM

2 dead, 3 injured in workplace shooting

The suspect was taken into custody after opening fire at a business in Chester, Pennsylvania, officials said.
May 22, 2024 at 7:05 PM
The suspect was taken into custody after opening fire at a business in Chester, Pennsylvania, officials said.
May 22, 2024 at 3:46 PM

2 dead, 3 injured in Pennsylvania workplace shooting

Officials shared no additional information on the shooter but confirmed that he was an employee of the business and is now in police custody.
May 22, 2024 at 3:46 PM
VIDEO: 2 dead, 3 injured in Pennsylvania workplace shooting
May 19, 2024 at 1:41 AM

Man suspected of shooting infant son in hostage standoff apparently killed himself

A man suspected of shooting his 6-month-old son multiple times after taking the boy and his mother hostage was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in the rubble of a suburban Phoenix home that caught fire during a SWAT standoff
May 19, 2024 at 1:41 AM
May 17, 2024 at 3:43 AM

Girlfriend of US Airman killed by Florida deputy speaks out

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Roger Fortson, 23, was in his home when he was shot by a Florida deputy on May 3.
May 17, 2024 at 3:43 AM
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Roger Fortson, 23, was in his home when he was shot by a Florida deputy on May 3.
May 16, 2024 at 12:10 AM

Slovakian prime minister shot in assassination attempt, rushed to hospital

Slovakia Prime Minister Robert Fico is in "life-threatening" condition after being shot in an assassination attempt on Wednesday, according to government officials.
May 16, 2024 at 12:10 AM
VIDEO: Slovakian prime minister shot in assassination attempt, rushed to hospital
May 13, 2024 at 11:23 AM

Search ends for suspect in fatal 'ambush' of police officer

An Ohio police officer investigating a call of a disturbance at a home was fatally shot Saturday night in what authorities described as an "ambush."
May 13, 2024 at 11:23 AM
Police in Euclid, Ohio, investigate a fatal shooting of a police officer who authorities said was "ambushed" while answering a call on May 11, 2024.
May 13, 2024 at 1:44 AM

Manhunt in Ohio for man suspected of killing officer

Authorities are searching for Deshawn Anthony Vaughn, who is suspected of fatally shooting Officer Jacob Derbin, who was responding to a disturbance call in Euclid, Ohio.
May 13, 2024 at 1:44 AM
VIDEO: Manhunt in Ohio for man suspected of killing officer
May 11, 2024 at 11:55 PM

3 Atlanta officers shot during response to call

Three Atlanta police officers were shot while responding to a call Saturday afternoon, officials said.
May 11, 2024 at 11:55 PM
An Atlanta Police cruiser blocks the entrance to the Atlanta Public Safety Training Center, referred to as 'Cop City' by opponents, while under construction in Atlanta, Georgia, US, on Wednesday, May 1, 2024. Alexander Cox Taylor runs the family conglomerate, Cox Enterprises Inc., while supporting civic causes in his hometown of Atlanta, including a new $110 million facility to train police and other safety officials. His first cousin, James Cox Chambers Jr., is using his own piece of the fortune to try to shut that very project down. Photographer: Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg via Getty Images
May 11, 2024 at 10:46 PM

Experts say gun alone doesn't justify deadly force in fatal shooting of Florida airman

The killing of a Black U.S. Air Force senior airman by a Florida sheriff's deputy responding to a phoned-in complaint about an argument has the airman's family calling for charges, saying the shooting was completely unjustified
May 11, 2024 at 10:46 PM
CORRECTS SERVICE BRANCH TO U.S. AIR FORCE INSTEAD OF U.S. NAVY - Family members wipe away the tears of Chantemekki Fortson, mother of Roger Fortson, a U.S. Air Force senior airman, as she holds a photo of her son during a news conference regarding his death, with attorney Ben Crump, Thursday, May 9, 2024, in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Fortson was shot and killed by police in his apartment, May 3, 2024. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
May 11, 2024 at 12:46 AM

Illinois man charged with hate crime after shooting neighbor: Police

Police charged John Shadbar with hate crime and attempted murder for what prosecutors say was a racially motivated shooting of his neighbor in Illinois.
May 11, 2024 at 12:46 AM
VIDEO: Illinois man charged with hate crime after shooting neighbor: Police
May 10, 2024 at 12:14 AM

Deputy who fatally shot Florida airman had wrong apartment, lawyer says

A Black U.S. Air Force airman was fatally shot in his apartment by a Florida deputy who identified himself as law enforcement. The incident was captured on police body camera footage.
May 10, 2024 at 12:14 AM
VIDEO: Deputy who fatally shot Florida airman had wrong apartment, lawyer says
May 9, 2024 at 11:11 PM

4-year-old killed, 4 family members injured in targeted shooting: Sheriff

Five family members, including three children under 10, were shot at a residence in San Antonio, Texas, Wednesday night. A 4-year-old girl has since died.
May 9, 2024 at 11:11 PM
The Bexar County Sheriff's Office released images of two suspects sought in a shooting that occurred in San Antonio on May 8, 2024.
May 9, 2024 at 10:14 PM

Man charged in alleged racially motivated shooting in Illinois?

Witnesses said the alleged gunman shot the victim multiple times, then barricaded himself in his home, according to the Wills County Sheriff’s Office.
May 9, 2024 at 10:14 PM
Witnesses said the alleged gunman shot the victim multiple times, then barricaded himself in his home, according to the Wills County Sheriff’s Office.
May 9, 2024 at 4:32 AM

Police search for clues on car after two teen girls found shot alongside Alabama road

Alabama investigators examined the sedan Tracie Hawlett and J.B. Beasley were driving in July 1999. When they opened the trunk, they found the teens inside with gunshot wounds to their heads.
May 9, 2024 at 4:32 AM
VIDEO: Police search for clues on car after two teen girls found shot alongside Alabama road
May 7, 2024 at 11:46 PM

Air Force airman fatally shot by Florida sheriff's officer: AP

According to the Associated Press, an Okaloosa County sheriff's deputy shot and killed an airman from the U.S. Air Force's Special Operations Wing at Hurlburt Field, Florida.
May 7, 2024 at 11:46 PM
VIDEO: Air Force airman fatally shot by Florida sheriff's officer: AP
May 7, 2024 at 11:46 PM

16-year-old boy shot, killed in New York City: Police

A gunman riding a bicycle shot a teen boy in the head, killing him in the New York City Soho area Tuesday, police said.
May 7, 2024 at 11:46 PM
VIDEO: 16-year-old boy shot, killed in New York City: Police
May 7, 2024 at 2:27 AM

Attempted church shooting in Pennsylvania caught on video

A church's livestream captured the terrifying moment when a man pointed a gun at a pastor and allegedly tried to shoot him during Sunday service at a church outside of Pittsburgh, police said.
May 7, 2024 at 2:27 AM
VIDEO: Attempted church shooting in Pennsylvania caught on video
May 6, 2024 at 3:14 PM

'Miracle': Pastor credits divine intervention after man pulls gun on him in church

A church service in Pennsylvania came to a terrifying halt on Sunday when authorities say a man pulled a gun on the pastor.
May 6, 2024 at 3:14 PM
A sermon is underway at Jesus' Dwelling Place Church in North Braddock, PA, in this screengrab of a video taken on Sunday, May 5, 2024.
May 5, 2024 at 11:32 PM

14-year-old dead, 5 teens hurt, as gunfire erupts near scene of 2022 Buffalo massacre

A 14-year-old girl was killed and five other teenagers were injured when a shooting erupted Saturday night in a parking lot in Buffalo, according to police.
May 5, 2024 at 11:32 PM
Buffalo police investigate a shooting on May 4, 2024, that left a 14-year-old girl dead and five other teenagers wounded at a parking lot on Jefferson Avenue.
May 5, 2024 at 8:54 PM

Several injured in Long Beach shooting, police say

About seven people were injured in a shooting in Long Beach, California, late Saturday, police said.
May 5, 2024 at 8:54 PM
Police lights on a street at night.
May 5, 2024 at 2:08 AM

New information on police shooting outside Wisconsin middle school

Authorities say 14-year-old student was shot and killed by police while holding a pellet gun.
May 5, 2024 at 2:08 AM
VIDEO: New information on police shooting outside Wisconsin middle school
May 4, 2024 at 1:57 AM

Student grazed by bullet inside Washington, DC high school

A 17-year-old girl was grazed by a bullet while in a second-floor classroom. She suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital.
May 4, 2024 at 1:57 AM
VIDEO: Student grazed by bullet inside Washington, DC high school
May 2, 2024 at 8:39 PM

6 people, including 4 children, injured in drive-by shooting

The conditions of the victims have not been released, and police did not immediately respond to messages for comment on Thursday.
May 2, 2024 at 8:39 PM
The conditions of the victims have not been released, and police did not immediately respond to messages for comment on Thursday.
May 2, 2024 at 4:50 PM

6 people, including 3-year-old, shot at Fort Worth apartment complex

At least six people ranging between the ages of 3 to 19-years-old have been shot at an apartment complex in Fort Worth, Texas, police say.
May 2, 2024 at 4:50 PM
May 2, 2024 at 1:00 AM

14-year-old suspect dead after active shooter reported outside middle school: Sources

A 14-year-old suspect is dead following a confrontation with police Wednesday after an active shooter was reported outside a Wisconsin middle school.
May 2, 2024 at 1:00 AM
In this screen grab from a video, a law enforcement officer is shown near Mount Horeb school, in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, on May 1, 2024.
May 2, 2024 at 12:16 AM

Wisconsin middle school locked down over active shooter outside building

A 14 year old suspect died in a confrontation with police after being reported as an active shooter outside a Wisconsin middle school. The teen was carrying what appeared to be a long gun.
May 2, 2024 at 12:16 AM
VIDEO: Wisconsin middle school locked down over active shooter outside building
1 month ago

Threat 'neutralized' after active shooter reported outside Wisconsin middle school

An emergency alert sent out by the Dane County Sheriff's Office near Madison, Wisconsin, warned of a reported active shooter with a long rifle.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Threat 'neutralized' after active shooter reported outside Wisconsin middle school
1 month ago

Charlotte community feeling 'shock and the pain' of mass shooting, police chief says

In an emotional press conference, the Charlotte police chief said "I can't tell you how much I'm grateful for these officers and their heroic act."
1 month ago
VIDEO: Charlotte community feeling 'shock and the pain' of mass shooting, police chief says
1 month ago

AR-15 rifle recovered from scene where 4 law enforcement officers killed: Police

Authorities recovered an AR-15 rifle and .40-caliber handgun from the scene where four law enforcement officers were fatally shot in Charlotte, police said.
1 month ago
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Johnny Jennings wipes away tears as he speaks at a press conference in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, April 30, 2024, regarding the shooting that killed four officers during an attempt to serve a warrant on April 29.
1 month ago

Numerous law enforcement officers shot in Charlotte: Police

Law enforcement officers were trying to serve a warrant in a residential neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina, and were met with gunfire.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Numerous law enforcement officers shot in Charlotte: Police
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State prosecutors won't retry Arizona rancher accused of fatally shooting migrant

State prosecutors say they will not seek to retry 75-year-old George Alan Kelly, the Arizona rancher accused of fatally shooting an unarmed migrant.
1 month ago
George Alan Kelly enters court for his preliminary hearing in Nogales Justice Court in Nogales, Ariz., Feb. 22, 2023.
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Ralph Yarl, teen shot after mistakenly going to the wrong house, files civil lawsuit

The family of Ralph Yarl filed a civil lawsuit against Andrew Lester, the man who shot and injured the teen after he accidentally arrived at the wrong house.
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Ralph Yarl
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Family of teen shot after going to wrong house files lawsuit

The family of Ralph Yarl, the teen who was shot after mistakenly going to the wrong house to pick up his siblings last year, announced a new civil lawsuit in the case.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Family of teen shot after going to wrong house files lawsuit
1 month ago

Dad charged under state's gun storage law after son shoots himself

A Michigan dad was charged with violating the state's safe gun storage law after his son allegedly got a hold of his firearm and shot himself, investigators said.
1 month ago
Police investigate an apartment in Warren, Michigan where an 8-year-old boy allegedly shot himself in the face with a handgun on April 19, 2024.
1 month ago

Man kills wife, 3 kids in murder-suicide mass shooting: Police

"Those children were hunted down," police said.
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"Those children were hunted down," police said.
1 month ago

Survivors of the Columbine High School shooting say they remain haunted

This week marks 25 years since two seniors at the Colorado high school killed 12 students and a teacher.
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Students run from Columbine High School under cover from police during a shooting at the school in Littleton, Colorado, Apr. 20, 1999.
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Woman shot at Delaware State University identified

ABC News' Ike Ejiochi has the latest on the investigation into the shooting of an 18-year-old woman on the campus of Delaware State University.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Woman shot at Delaware State University identified
1 month ago

Police officer gunned down, car taken as he drove home from work: Officials

The officer, a six-year veteran of the CPD, was shot multiple times, police say.
1 month ago
Chicago police Officer Luis M. Huesca, 30, was fatally shot on April 21, 2024, while on his way home from work, authorities said.
1 month ago

2 dead, 6 injured after shooting at Memphis block party

Police said hundreds of people attended the block party.
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Police said hundreds of people attended the block party.
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Maryland teen accused of threatening school shooting after 'memoir' raises alarms

Andrea Ye, of Rockville, Maryland, whose preferred name is Alex Ye, was arrested after law enforcement was alerted to a 129-page "memoir" he allegedly wrote
1 month ago
Alex Ye, 18, of Maryland arrested for planning a school shooting, April 17, 2024.
1 month ago

Columbine’s legacy – schools remain in the crosshairs: Reporter's notebook

Twenty-five years after Columbine, school shootings continue to increase.
1 month ago
A makeshift memorial in remembrance of 13 victims killed during a school shooting at Columbine High School.
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2 dead, 6 injured in Memphis block party shooting, police say

Two people were killed and 6 others were injured after gunfire erupted at a block party in Memphis, Tennessee.
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5 teens shot during senior skip day

Five Maryland teens between the ages of 16 and 18 were shot during a senior skip day gathering in the park. ABC News' Phil Lipof reports.
1 month ago
VIDEO: 5 teens shot during senior skip day
1 month ago

5 teens injured in shooting at senior skip day gathering in Maryland park: Police

Five teenagers were shot after gunfire rang out at a large gathering of high school students taking part in a senior skip day in Maryland, police said.
1 month ago
Authorities respond to a shooting in a park in Greenbelt, Maryland, April 19, 2024.
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Maryland student held in alleged school shooting plot

The suspect is an 18-year-old high school student in Maryland who police say, wrote a 129-page "manifesto" with attack plans.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Maryland student held in alleged school shooting plot
1 month ago

Parkland dad reflects on Harris tour of Stoneman Douglas site

Fred Guttenberg, who lost his daughter Jamie in the 2018 school mass shooting, speaks with ABC News' Rachel Scott about his push for more gun control.
1 month ago
Fred Guttenberg, a father of a victim of the 2018 Parkland shooting, speaks with ABC News.
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