Child among four dead in shooting at office building in California

At least four people, including a child, have been killed in a shooting at an office building in southern California, US media report. Police said they were called to the two-storey building on Lincoln Avenue in Orange, south of Los Angeles, at about 17:30 local time (00:30 GMT). Officers shot and wounded the suspect who was taken to hospital, police said. The situation has been “stabilized” and there is no threat to the public, the statement adds. Few other details of the shooting were made available although local reports said two people were wounded by gunfire. “Horrifying and heartbreaking,” said … Continue reading Child among four dead in shooting at office building in California

Gunman kills 10 in Colorado market shooting

A gunman has killed 10 people, including a police officer, following an hours-long stand-off at a grocery market in Colorado, US police say. The attack in Boulder ended with an injured, shirtless suspect being led away from the King Soopers market. The shooting was live-streamed by witnesses and broadcast on YouTube. The incident began around 14:30 local time (20:30 GMT) when the suspect entered the grocery store and began firing. The Boulder police tweeted some 20 minutes later that there was an “Active Shooter at the King Soopers on Table Mesa” street. Two hours later, the police again warned people … Continue reading Gunman kills 10 in Colorado market shooting

Breaking News: Georgia massage parlor shootings leave 8 dead

A spate of shootings at two massage parlors in Atlanta and one in the suburbs Tuesday evening left eight people dead, many of them women of Asian descent, authorities said. A 21-year-old man suspected in the shootings was taken into custody in southwest Georgia hours later after a manhunt, police said. The attacks began around 5 p.m., when five people were shot at Youngs Asian Massage Parlor in a strip mall near a rural area in Acworth, about 30 miles (50 kilometers) north of Atlanta, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Capt. Jay Baker said. Two people died at the scene … Continue reading Breaking News: Georgia massage parlor shootings leave 8 dead

Indianapolis deadly shootings ‘started after stimulus cheque row’

A US man allegedly shot dead three adults and a child at a house after arguing with his girlfriend about her stimulus cheque, court records show. The cheques are part of President Joe Biden’s economic relief package to help Americans impacted by the pandemic. Police say the four victims were found at a home in Indianapolis, Indiana. Malik Halfacre, 25, has been charged with murder, attempted murder and robbery. According to US media reports, Mr Halfacre’s girlfriend was found wounded outside the home and directed police to the property where they found the three adults and a seven-year-old child shot dead on … Continue reading Indianapolis deadly shootings ‘started after stimulus cheque row’

Woman comes home to find her 3 sons shot; boyfriend arrested

An Ohio man is being held on $5 million bond after allegedly shooting his girlfriend’s three small sons, two of them fatally, and leaving the third child in critical condition. Their mother, 23-year-old Crystal Phillips, ran out for an hour on Saturday to do errands, leaving her boyfriend in charge of the kids she shared with her estranged husband. She came back to a parent’s worst nightmare. Her three sons, Gabriel Phillips, 1; Ahmir Phillips, 5, and Ashtan Phillips, 4 – had been shot. The first two died of their wounds, the Lucas County Coroner’s Office told The Blade. Ashtan … Continue reading Woman comes home to find her 3 sons shot; boyfriend arrested

Six shot dead, including pregnant woman, in ‘mass murder,’ Indianapolis officials say

Six people, including a pregnant woman and her unborn child, died early Sunday in what Indianapolis authorities said was the largest mass casualty shooting in the city in more than a decade.© Justin L. Mack/AP Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department work the scene Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to a shooting call about 4 a.m. in the city’s Northside and found a boy who had been wounded. Following reports, they went to a nearby home where they found five people who were dead. The boy was taken to a hospital and is expected to … Continue reading Six shot dead, including pregnant woman, in ‘mass murder,’ Indianapolis officials say

Manhunt under way after four injured in Berlin shooting

Four people were injured in a shooting in the German capital, Berlin, in the early hours of Saturday, police said, adding that a manhunt was under way for the unidentified assailants who fled the scene. A police spokeswoman said the four injured were taken to hospital after the altercation involving several people in the Kreuzberg district, adding there was no indication of a political motive. Armed police officers were searching the area near the headquarters of Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SPD), on foot and by helicopter. Three of those injured were found in a driveway, the fourth was pulled from … Continue reading Manhunt under way after four injured in Berlin shooting

Four people dead after shootings in Henderson, Nevada

Henderson police at fatal shooting scene on Tuesday in Henderson, Nevada. Four people are dead including a possible suspect, slain by police following shootings on Tuesday in the Nevada city of Henderson, authorities said. Someone at a Henderson apartment complex called police around 11 a.m. to report hearing gunshots and seeing someone with a possible gunshot wound in a doorway, Henderson police Capt. Jason Kuzik said. Police arrived, saw two people with gunshot wounds, and also a possible suspect in a parked car that was nearby, Kuzik said. Officers “attempted contact” with that person, and that ended with officers fatally … Continue reading Four people dead after shootings in Henderson, Nevada

Abdulkadir Masharipov: Turkish court jails man for life over Istanbul nightclub attack

A Turkish court has sentenced a man to life in prison for carrying out a gun attack on an Istanbul nightclub that left 39 people dead. Abdulkadir Masharipov, a citizen of Uzbekistan, was handed the equivalent of 40 life sentences on Monday. It follows a three-year trial over the shooting, which happened at the exclusive Reina nightclub just minutes into New Year’s Day in 2017.The Islamic State group (IS) said it was responsible for the attack. Masharipov was sentenced for “deliberate murder” and “violating the constitution”, Turkey’s Anadolu news agency said. He will not be eligible for parole. He also … Continue reading Abdulkadir Masharipov: Turkish court jails man for life over Istanbul nightclub attack