Stories tagged: shooting
Fri., July 21, 2017, 4:29 p.m.
Minneapolis police chief resigns in wake of officer shooting
Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday amid calls for new leadership in the department following last week’s shooting death of an unarmed Australian woman by a police officer.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 8:40 a.m.
Minneapolis chief: Australian woman shot by cop ‘did not have to die’
An Australian woman should not have been shot to death by a Minneapolis police officer responding to her 911 call and the officer’s actions “go against who we are in …
Wed., July 19, 2017, 8:09 a.m.
Man arrested in fatal south Seattle shooting near play area
Police say a suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old man near Rainier Playfield in south Seattle.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 3:05 p.m.
Police fatally shoot elderly man who had tried to kill self
Police say an Oregon man who slit his wrists in a suicide attempt less than three weeks ago has been fatally shot by officers.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 2:48 p.m.
Bride-to-be called 911 for help and was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer
Justine Damond called police after hearing a sound in an alley near the home she shared with her fianci late Saturday night. But shortly after two officers arrived in her …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 10:40 a.m.
Ex-cop to face 4th trial in killing of daughter’s boyfriend
A former Oklahoma police officer is facing a fourth trial in the shooting death of his daughter’s black boyfriend.
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
Man shot to death in Seattle’s Columbia City neighborhood
Police say a man was fatally shot when someone fired into a crowd at a park in the Columbia City neighborhood.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 12:49 p.m.
Alabama shooting prompts manhunt near Birmingham
Authorities searched for a man described as armed and dangerous Wednesday following a shooting that left three people dead in a domestic dispute at an Alabama mobile home community near …
Tue., July 11, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
Fatal shooting by WSP trooper on I-5 under investigation
The Olympia Police Department is leading a multi-agency independent investigation into Saturday’s fatal shooting of a driver by a Washington State Patrol trooper on southbound Interstate 5 in Lacey.
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
NYC mayor at officer’s funeral: ‘We must help our police’
A sea of police in blue uniforms filled a massive Bronx movie theater and the street outside to pay tribute Tuesday to a New York City officer who was shot …
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
Stray bullet kills camel in Oregon animal rehab center
An Oregon perseveration center says a camel has died after being injured in a southwestern Oregon shooting last week.
UPDATED: Sun., July 9, 2017, 12:57 p.m.
For 2 terrifying hours, man on boat fires shots at police and toward Seattle-area shoreline
Officers fatally shot a gunman who, while on a boat, fired at police and toward the shore of Bainbridge Island, about 10 miles west of Seattle across Elliott Bay in …
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
Armed man killed by officers on Spokane’s South Hill had history of stalking, threatening ex-girlfriend, police say
A man who was
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
Wounded Rep. Scalise readmitted to intensive care
The Washington hospital where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is recuperating from a gunshot wound says he has been readmitted to the intensive care unit.
Wed., July 5, 2017, 2:55 p.m.
West Richland man killed in confrontation with police
A West Richland man has been shot and killed by law enforcement officers responding to reports of a domestic dispute.
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 12:25 p.m.
Police identify Oregon man who tried to seize helicopter
Police in a suburb of Portland have released the name of a man who tried to steal a helicopter from a small regional airport at gunpoint before being killed by …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
Officer’s killer had ranted about police killing and abusing
A police officer was shot to death early Wednesday, ambushed inside a command post RV by an ex-convict who had ranted online about his treatment in prison and about police …
Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
Gunman kills three in separate attacks in Maine; police kill him
Police in Maine say a gunman killed three people at several locations before being fatally shot by deputies.
UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017, 11:17 p.m.
Shoot-out between 2 cars ends with injuries and arrest
A shoot-out between two cars in Burien, Washington, ended when one car rammed the other, sending two suspects to the hospital and a third to jail.
Tue., July 4, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
Seattle police: Man says he doesn’t recall killing wife in Uber car
A man told investigators he didn’t remember shooting and killing his wife inside an Uber employee’s car, saying he had been drinking and “not having a good night” with her …
Mon., July 3, 2017, 8:29 a.m.
Two men shot while selling gun at Portland park
Portland police say two men were wounded in a shooting at Woodlawn Park.
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 12:42 p.m.
Miami judge rules Florida’s new ‘Stand Your Ground’ law is unconstitutional
Florida’s updated “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law is unconstitutional, a Miami judge ruled on Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Police responding to domestic violence call shoot man in south Spokane
A man was shot and killed early Monday by police officers responding to a domestic violence incident just south of Spokane.
Sun., July 2, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Doctor: No idea why he would be hospital shooter’s target
A doctor who appears to have been the intended target of a former physician who started shooting at a New York hospital, killing one person and injuring six, said he …
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
Rapper held on unrelated charges after Little Rock shooting
A rapper whose concert in Little Rock was the site of a shooting that left 28 people injured was arrested early Sunday on unrelated assault charges while outside an Alabama …
UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 3:51 p.m.
Police: Doc hunted ex-colleague before shooting rampage
A doctor angry that his career was derailed at a New York City hospital toted an assault rifle past security in search of a colleague he was going to hold …
UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 6:37 p.m.
28 injured after gunfire erupts at Little Rock nightclub
Clubgoers screamed and scrambled for cover as dozens of gunshots rang out during a rap concert in downtown Little Rock early Saturday, leaving 28 people injured from an 11-second melee …
Fri., June 30, 2017, 9:01 p.m.
Teen sentenced in connection with officer shooting
A 16-year-old boy has been sentenced to over seven years in connection with the shooting of a Mount Vernon officer in December.
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 2:31 p.m.
1 dead, 6 hurt at NYC hospital; gunman apparently kills self
A doctor with a rifle hidden under a lab coat opened fire Friday at the Bronx hospital where he used to work, killing one person and wounding six others before …
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
Grand jury declines to indict Houston officers in shooting
A grand jury on Thursday declined to indict two Houston police officers for the fatal shooting of an armed black man they said had pointed a gun at them in …