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College football player found shot to death in his car: Police

Police are investigating the death of Marcus "MJ" Daniels Jr., 21, a football player at the University of Southern Mississippi who was found shot to death in his car.
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In this Sept. 30, 2023, file photo, Southern Miss Golden Eagles cornerback MJ Daniels (11) locks eyes onto the quarterback during a college football game between the Southern Miss Golden Eagles and the Texas State Bobcats at M.M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
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Man shoots, injures 3 people at shopping center; off-duty officer stops threat

A gunman shot and injured three people at an Atlanta mall before an off-duty officer stepped in and stopped the threat, according to authorities.
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Police respond to the scene of a shooting outside the Peachtree Center complex, Tuesday, June 11, 2024, in downtown Atlanta.
June 12, 2024 at 9:59 AM

4 in critical condition in Memphis after shooting; 2 suspects detained, police say

Police in Memphis have detained two people after three juveniles and one adult were left critically injured in a shooting incident on Tuesday night, officials said.
June 12, 2024 at 9:59 AM
Police lights on a street at night.
June 12, 2024 at 2:31 AM

3 victims, 1 suspect shot following fight at Atlanta food court: Police

All victims are "alert, conscious and breathing," police said.
June 12, 2024 at 2:31 AM
All victims are "alert, conscious and breathing," police said.
June 12, 2024 at 2:28 AM

Machine-gun conversion device prompts 'next level' gun violence: Experts

According to a 2023 report, law enforcement agencies seized 5,454 guns with machine-gun conversion devices at crime scenes between 2017 and 2021, which is a 570% increase in the five-year period.
June 12, 2024 at 2:28 AM
According to a 2023 report, law enforcement agencies seized 5,454 guns with machine-gun conversion devices at crime scenes between 2017 and 2021, which is a 570% increase in the five-year period.
June 10, 2024 at 11:31 PM

Washington man allegedly kills teen after mistaking airsoft gun for real firearm

The King County, Washington, Prosecuting Attorney's Office has charged a man with second-degree murder and assault.
June 10, 2024 at 11:31 PM
Renton, Washington police officers investigate the scene where Aaron Brown Myers allegedly shot and killed teen because he mistook his BB gun for a real firearm.
June 10, 2024 at 7:06 PM

Person found shot at scene of Miami apartment fire

Several residents were rescued from their balconies, according to Mayor Francis Suarez.
June 10, 2024 at 7:06 PM
Several residents were rescued from their balconies, according to Mayor Francis Suarez.
June 10, 2024 at 10:45 AM

1 fatally shot amid lakeside brawl in Napa County, California, sheriff's office says

A man was shot and killed and several others were stabbed amid a large brawl near Lake Berryessa in Napa County, California, the Napa County Sheriff’s Office said.
June 10, 2024 at 10:45 AM
Police lights on a street at night.
June 10, 2024 at 12:06 AM

10 injured in shooting at Wisconsin rooftop party

Police say an early morning shooting at a rooftop party in Wisconsin has left at least 10 people injured, including teenagers
June 10, 2024 at 12:06 AM
June 8, 2024 at 10:54 PM

Shooting leaves 3 dead and 2 injured in South Dakota

A shooting in a Sioux Falls neighborhood has left three people dead and two others injured
June 8, 2024 at 10:54 PM
June 8, 2024 at 8:21 PM

Shooting near a Los Angeles college kills 1 and wounds 4, police say

Police in Los Angeles say a shooting near a college killed a man and wounded four other people
June 8, 2024 at 8:21 PM
June 7, 2024 at 9:48 PM

17-year-old fatally shot while trying to break up a fight outside Seattle high school

The suspect fled the scene and has not been found, police said.
June 7, 2024 at 9:48 PM
17-year-old fatally shot while trying to break up a fight outside Seattle high school: Police
June 7, 2024 at 3:55 PM

17-year-old fatally shot trying to break up fight outside high school: Police

A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed when he apparently tried to break up a fight outside a Seattle high school, according to authorities.
June 7, 2024 at 3:55 PM
The scene of where a shooting took place outside of Garfield High School in Seattle on June 6, 2024.
June 6, 2024 at 1:01 AM

6 arrested in connection with shooting near US Embassy: Lebanese Army Command

Six people have been arrested in connection with a shooting Wednesday morning near the entrance to the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, authorities said.
June 6, 2024 at 1:01 AM
VIDEO: 6 arrested in connection with shooting near US Embassy: Lebanese Army Command
June 6, 2024 at 12:19 AM

3 killed in shooting at Montgomery grocery store

Three people have been shot and killed at a small grocery store in Montgomery
June 6, 2024 at 12:19 AM
June 5, 2024 at 12:33 AM

2 young girls injured in New York City playground gunfire: Police

A search is underway for two gunmen who shot a man in a New York City playground and also injured two children, ages 9 and 11, in the crossfire.
June 5, 2024 at 12:33 AM
VIDEO: 2 young girls injured in New York City playground gunfire: Police
June 4, 2024 at 8:31 PM

'Lost for words': Mom of 9-year-old shot in New York City speaks out

A search continued Tuesday for a pair of gunmen who opened fire on a man in a New York City playground injuring two children, ages 9 and 11, caught in the crossfire.
June 4, 2024 at 8:31 PM
New York City police officers investigate a shooting on June 3, 2024, that left two girls, ages 9 and 11, wounded at a Hilltop Playground in Brownsville, Brooklyn.
June 4, 2024 at 1:59 PM

2 girls injured in playground gunfire, police say

The victims, ages 9 and 11, were hospitalized for their injuries after being shot in a playground in Brooklyn.
June 4, 2024 at 1:59 PM
The victims, ages 9 and 11, were hospitalized for their injuries after being shot in a playground in Brooklyn.
June 3, 2024 at 7:48 PM

2 handguns, 35 shell casings recovered in fatal overnight shooting in Akron, Ohio

Authorities in Akron, Ohio, recovered two handguns and shell casings from a variety of weapons from the scene of an overnight shooting that left one dead and 25 injured.
June 3, 2024 at 7:48 PM
Police investigate a mass shooting that erupted on June 2, 2024, that left one man dead and 24 people injured at a large street party in Akron, Ohio.
June 3, 2024 at 11:01 AM

Shooting in Ohio street kills 1 man and wounds 26 other people, reports say

The mayor and police chief of Akron have called on witnesses to come forward with information about a mass shooting in the Ohio city that killed one person and wounded 24 others, some critically
June 3, 2024 at 11:01 AM
June 3, 2024 at 2:21 AM

2 subjects taken into custody following Arizona reservation shooting: FBI

Two subjects have been taken into custody after an officer and a civilian were killed, the FBI said Sunday.
June 3, 2024 at 2:21 AM
A shooting broke out early Saturday morning in the Gila River Indian Community.
June 2, 2024 at 3:09 PM

2 dead, 7 injured after shooting at a bar in suburban Pittsburgh

Police say an exchange of gunfire in a suburban Pittsburgh bar has left two people dead and seven others injured
June 2, 2024 at 3:09 PM
June 2, 2024 at 12:57 AM

Authorities on the hunt for fatal shooting suspect

After a fatal shooting on the Gila River Indian Reservation, officers initiate a manhunt for the suspect.
June 2, 2024 at 12:57 AM
VIDEO: Authorities on the hunt for fatal shooting suspect
June 1, 2024 at 6:33 PM

Florida deputy fired for fatally shooting US airman

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office says an investigation found that the former deputy Eddie Duran used unreasonable deadly force against airman Roger Fortson.
June 1, 2024 at 6:33 PM
VIDEO: Florida deputy fired for fatally shooting US airman
June 1, 2024 at 1:58 AM

UVA to pay $9 million related to shooting that killed 3 football players, wounded 2 students

The University of Virginia will pay $9 million in a settlement related to a 2022 campus shooting that killed three football players and wounded two students
June 1, 2024 at 1:58 AM
FILE - This combo of undated image provided by University of Virginia Athletics shows NCAA college football players, from left, Devin Chandler, Lavel Davis Jr. and D'Sean Perry. The three Virginia football players were killed in a shooting, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022, in Charlottesville, Va., while returning from a class trip to see a play. (University of Virginia Athletics via AP, File)
June 1, 2024 at 12:51 AM

Anita Joy who was with Johnny Wactor when he died speaks out for 1st time

Anita Joy, who was with "General Hospital" star Johnny Wactor in his final moments, is speaking for the first time about the tragic night following his shooting death.
June 1, 2024 at 12:51 AM
VIDEO: Anita Joy who was with Johnny Wactor when he died speaks out for 1st time
May 31, 2024 at 1:39 AM

4 civilians, 2 police officers injured in 'active incident' in Minneapolis: Police

Minneapolis police swarmed the Whittier neighborhood on Thursday.
May 31, 2024 at 1:39 AM
Minneapolis police swarmed the Whittier neighborhood on Thursday.
May 30, 2024 at 6:30 PM

Coworker of slain ex-’General Hospital’ actor reveals details of shooting

Anita Joy, the coworker of Johnny Wactor who was with him at the time of his death, broke her silence on Instagram about the incident.
May 30, 2024 at 6:30 PM
VIDEO: Coworker of slain ex-’General Hospital’ actor reveals details of shooting
May 30, 2024 at 4:01 PM

Video shows detained US soldier in Russia

Gordon Black was detained in in Vladivostok, Russia, on charges of criminal misconduct, according to the U.S. Army. His detention is expected to last until at least July 2, according to the court.
May 30, 2024 at 4:01 PM
VIDEO: Air Force airman fatally shot by Florida sheriff's officer: AP
May 30, 2024 at 12:01 AM

Police respond to shooting at Kroeger supermarket in Ohio

Two suspects were wounded during the incident.
May 30, 2024 at 12:01 AM
VIDEO: Police respond to shooting at Kroeger supermarket in Ohio
May 30, 2024 at 12:01 AM

Deadly Wisconsin home explosion likely caused by gunfire

Two people died in a house explosion and fire in southern Wisconsin and authorities believe that the reported gunfire from neighbors occurred when the flames set off ammunition stored inside the home.
May 30, 2024 at 12:01 AM
VIDEO: Deadly Wisconsin home explosion likely caused by gunfire
May 29, 2024 at 11:11 PM

Shots fired at Kroger grocery store near Cincinnati, Ohio

At least one person was shot in an officer-involved incident at a Kroger grocery store just outside of Cincinnati, according to police.
May 29, 2024 at 11:11 PM
At least one person was shot in an officer-involved incident at a Kroger grocery store just outside of Cincinnati, according to police.
May 28, 2024 at 11:51 PM

Police hunt for suspects after actor Johnny Wactor killed during robbery

The LAPD is seeking the public's help to locate the three male suspects believed to be involved in the tragic killing of former "General Hospital" star Johnny Wactor.
May 28, 2024 at 11:51 PM
VIDEO: Police hunt for suspects after actor Johnny Wactor killed during robbery
May 28, 2024 at 6:42 PM

Police urge public to help find gunmen who fatally shot actor Johnny Wactor

Los Angeles police are urging the public to come forward with any information about the three suspects wanted in the killing of actor Johnny Wactor.
May 28, 2024 at 6:42 PM
Actor Johnny Wactor is seen in Old City in Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 29, 2023.
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 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
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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.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Roger Fortson, 23, was in his home when he was shot by a Florida deputy on May 3.
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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.
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VIDEO: Slovakian prime minister shot in assassination attempt, rushed to hospital
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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."
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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.
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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.
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VIDEO: Manhunt in Ohio for man suspected of killing officer
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3 Atlanta officers shot during response to call

Three Atlanta police officers were shot while responding to a call Saturday afternoon, officials said.
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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
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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.
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VIDEO: Illinois man charged with hate crime after shooting neighbor: Police
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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.
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VIDEO: Deputy who fatally shot Florida airman had wrong apartment, lawyer says
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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.
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The Bexar County Sheriff's Office released images of two suspects sought in a shooting that occurred in San Antonio on May 8, 2024.
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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.
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Witnesses said the alleged gunman shot the victim multiple times, then barricaded himself in his home, according to the Wills County Sheriff’s Office.
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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.
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VIDEO: Police search for clues on car after two teen girls found shot alongside Alabama road
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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.
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VIDEO: 16-year-old boy shot, killed in New York City: Police
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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.
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VIDEO: Attempted church shooting in Pennsylvania caught on video