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Chicago police officer fatally shot while heading home from his shift: Officials

The officer, a six-year veteran of the CPD, was shot multiple times, police say.
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Chicago cop slain while heading home from shift: Officials
April 21, 2024 at 5:53 AM

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.
April 21, 2024 at 5:53 AM
2 dead, 6 injured in Memphis block party shooting, police say
April 21, 2024 at 12:13 AM

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.
April 21, 2024 at 12:13 AM
5 teens shot during senior skip day
April 20, 2024 at 8:06 PM

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.
April 20, 2024 at 8:06 PM
5 teens injured in shooting at senior skip day gathering in Maryland park: Police
April 20, 2024 at 4:17 PM

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.
April 20, 2024 at 4:17 PM
Maryland student held in alleged school shooting plot
April 20, 2024 at 4:07 PM

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.
April 20, 2024 at 4:07 PM
Parkland dad reflects on Harris tour of Stoneman Douglas site
April 20, 2024 at 4:02 PM

Survivors of Columbine shooting discuss struggles with PTSD, anxiety

The tragic events at Columbine High School in 1999, when 12 students and one teacher died in a mass shooting, marked a turning point for America.
April 20, 2024 at 4:02 PM
25 years later, Columbine survivors speak on the impact of the mass shooting
April 20, 2024 at 2:22 PM

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

Twenty-five years after Columbine, school shootings continue to increase.
April 20, 2024 at 2:22 PM
Columbine’s legacy – schools remain in the crosshairs: Reporter's notebook
April 20, 2024 at 10:17 AM

Doc on school shooter's parents reveals how prosecutors built case

A documentary premiering on April 18 will cover the first involuntary manslaughter convictions for parents of a school shooter.
April 20, 2024 at 10:17 AM
Exclusive access to Crumbley prosecutors details case of school shooter's parents
April 20, 2024 at 3:34 AM

At least 5 people injured after shootout involving teenagers: Police

At least five people have been injured in a shootout involving teenagers gathered for senior ditch day in Greenbelt, Maryland, said police Chief Richard Bowers.
April 20, 2024 at 3:34 AM
At least 5 people injured after shootout involving teenagers: Police
April 20, 2024 at 2:49 AM

After Columbine: Navigating grief and turning pain into purpose

ABC News’ Morgan Norwood met with three people directly impacted by the Columbine High School shooting to reflect on 25 years of grief, healing and the path to turning pain into meaningful purpose.
April 20, 2024 at 2:49 AM
After Columbine: Navigating grief and turning pain into purpose
April 20, 2024 at 12:40 AM

School shooting plot thwarted: FBI

A teenager was arrested after investigators said they found writings where he described a plan to shoot up his former schools.
April 20, 2024 at 12:40 AM
School shooting plot thwarted: FBI
April 19, 2024 at 10:34 PM

25 years after Columbine, survivors say they're still haunted by the attack

This week marks 25 years since two seniors at the Colorado high school killed 12 students and a teacher.
April 19, 2024 at 10:34 PM
Survivors of the Columbine High School shooting say they remain haunted
April 19, 2024 at 8:58 PM

25 years after Columbine, survivors still haunted as school shootings mount

At least 415 people have been killed in school shootings since the massacre at Columbine High School in 1999, according to the gun violence archive.
April 19, 2024 at 8:58 PM
25 years after Columbine, survivors still haunted as school shootings mount
April 19, 2024 at 1:58 AM

After Columbine: Tragedy, trauma and triumph

Columbine shooting survivors are joined by a survivor of the Washington Navy Yard shooting and the Aurora Theater shooting to sit down with ABC’s Morgan Norwood to share their long journey of healing.
April 19, 2024 at 1:58 AM
After Columbine: Tragedy, trauma and triumph
April 18, 2024 at 9:48 PM

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
April 18, 2024 at 9:48 PM
Maryland teen accused of threatening school shooting after 'memoir' raises alarms
April 17, 2024 at 8:13 PM

Officer shot before returning fire and killing driver in Albany, New York, police chief says

The police chief in Albany, New York, says an officer was “ambushed” by a driver who shot him the leg as he approached a vehicle following an attempted traffic stop and returned fire, killing the man
April 17, 2024 at 8:13 PM
Officer shot before returning fire, killing driver in Albany, NY, police chief says
April 17, 2024 at 3:29 PM

16-year-old shot multiple times while answering door, young kids inside escape unharmed

A 16-year-old boy was shot multiple times when answering the door in Philadelphia, police said, while two younger children who were sleeping inside avoided any injuries.
April 17, 2024 at 3:29 PM
16-year-old shot multiple times while answering door
April 15, 2024 at 11:34 PM

New Orleans shooting that killed 1, injured 11 renews calls for changes to new concealed carry law

A shooting outside a New Orleans nightclub over the weekend has prompted renewed calls from city officials for changes to a pending Louisiana law allowing people to carry concealed handguns without a permit
April 15, 2024 at 11:34 PM
April 15, 2024 at 3:58 AM

Chicago shooting kills 8-year-old girl and wounds 10 people including small children, police say

Eleven people were shot including an 8-year-old girl who was killed in what Chicago police believe was gang-related violence on the city’s South Side
April 15, 2024 at 3:58 AM
April 15, 2024 at 12:27 AM

At least 40 people shot over the weekend in Chicago

Seven people lost their lives after multiple shootings during a violent weekend in Chicago including one child killed after gunfire erupted at a family gathering.
April 15, 2024 at 12:27 AM
At least 40 people shot over the weekend in Chicago
April 14, 2024 at 11:47 PM

9-year-old killed, both parents wounded in mass shooting at family gathering

A child was killed and at least 10 other people were injured, including a 1-year-old and an 9-year-old, when gunfire broke out in Chicago, according to police.
April 14, 2024 at 11:47 PM
9-year-old killed, both parents wounded in mass shooting at family gathering
April 13, 2024 at 2:28 AM

3 Memphis officers shot during traffic stop

An officer and an 18-year-old suspect were killed during a shootout in Memphis after police responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle. Two other officers and a passenger were wounded.
April 13, 2024 at 2:28 AM
3 Memphis officers shot during traffic stop
April 11, 2024 at 6:36 PM

Virginia ex-assistant principal charged a year after 6-year-old shot his teacher

Ebony Parker, the ex-assistant principal of Richneck Elementary School, where a 6-year-old shot teacher Abby Zwerner in January 2023, has been indicted for child abuse.
April 11, 2024 at 6:36 PM
Ex-assistant principal charged a year after 6-year-old shot his teacher
April 11, 2024 at 4:39 AM

6 shot, including 2 children, in Washington, DC; suspect vehicle sought: Police

One person was killed and five have non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
April 11, 2024 at 4:39 AM
6 shot, including 2 children, in Washington, DC; suspect vehicle sought: Police
April 11, 2024 at 2:27 AM

Authorities search for former officer in connection with deadly Mississippi shooting

Former police officer Marcus Johnson shot and killed a man Tuesday morning, authorities said. Johnson is to be considered armed and dangerous.
April 11, 2024 at 2:27 AM
Authorities search for former officer in connection with deadly Mississippi shooting
April 11, 2024 at 12:47 AM

6 shot, including 2 children, in Washington, DC; suspect vehicle sought: Police

One person was killed and five others injured, including two children, after gunmen opened fire in a residential area in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, police said.
April 11, 2024 at 12:47 AM
6 shot, including 2 children, in Washington, DC; suspect vehicle sought: Police
April 10, 2024 at 11:47 PM

3 wounded, 5 arrested after Philadelphia shooting: Police

Multiple people were injured after gunfire broke out at a celebration to mark the end of Ramadan in Philadelphia on Wednesday, police said.
April 10, 2024 at 11:47 PM
3 wounded, 5 arrested after Philadelphia shooting: Police
April 10, 2024 at 10:08 PM

Multiple shot, 5 in custody after Philadelphia shooting: Police

The shooting happened amid a celebration marking the end of Ramadan.
April 10, 2024 at 10:08 PM
Multiple shot, 5 in custody after Philadelphia shooting: Police
April 10, 2024 at 10:06 PM

3 injured, 5 in custody after Philadelphia shooting: Police  

Police said there appeared to be two factions in the park that began exchanging gunfire during an event celebrating the end of Ramadan.
April 10, 2024 at 10:06 PM
3 injured, 5 in custody after Philadelphia shooting: Police  
April 10, 2024 at 9:26 PM

Police respond to Philadelphia neighborhood shooting

Four suspects are in custody after a shooting in Philadelphia neighborhood, the circumstances of which are not yet known.
April 10, 2024 at 9:26 PM
Police respond to Philadelphia neighborhood shooting
April 8, 2024 at 10:26 PM

Woman shoots interstate drivers, says God told her to because of the eclipse, Florida police say

The Florida Highway Patrol says a woman who said she was going on a God-directed shooting spree because of the solar eclipse shot two drivers
April 8, 2024 at 10:26 PM
April 7, 2024 at 5:31 PM

Man charged with involuntary manslaughter, endangerment in 3-year-old boy's shooting death

The boy shot himself with a handgun left unattended last month, officials say.
April 7, 2024 at 5:31 PM
April 7, 2024 at 12:57 AM

Security guard killed, officer and 6 others injured in Florida shooting

The suspect is also dead, according to police.
April 7, 2024 at 12:57 AM
Security guard killed, officer and 6 others injured in Florida shooting
April 6, 2024 at 10:54 PM

Police in Arkansas fatally shoot man who barricaded himself at a shopping mall

The man fired at officers from inside a business at a shopping mall, police say.
April 6, 2024 at 10:54 PM
April 6, 2024 at 10:38 PM

Security guard killed, officer and 6 others injured in Florida shooting

A security guard was shot dead and a responding officer and six others suffered gunshot wounds, after an altercation among patrols at a broke out in Florida.
April 6, 2024 at 10:38 PM
Security guard killed, officer and 6 others injured in Florida shooting
April 3, 2024 at 8:14 AM

Suspect arrested after deadly Easter brunch shooting in Nashville

Police in Nashville, Tennessee, are searching for a man suspected of a shooting during Easter brunch.
April 3, 2024 at 8:14 AM
Suspect arrested after deadly Easter brunch shooting in Nashville
April 1, 2024 at 7:34 PM

1 dead, 5 injured after shooting at Nashville restaurant

Nashville police said they are searching for the suspect, Anton Rucker, 46, who allegedly got into a dispute with the victim at Roasted on Sunday afternoon.
April 1, 2024 at 7:34 PM
1 dead, 5 injured after shooting at Nashville restaurant
April 1, 2024 at 3:35 PM

Search for suspects after Indianapolis shooting injures 7

Authorities are looking for suspects behind a Saturday night shooting at an Indianapolis mall that left seven minors with gunshot wounds, with one still remaining in critical condition.
April 1, 2024 at 3:35 PM
Search for suspects after Indianapolis shooting injures 7
April 1, 2024 at 11:43 AM

7 juveniles, including 12-year-old, wounded as gunfire rocks Indianapolis for 3rd straight weekend: Police

Seven juveniles, including a 12-year-old, were injured when gunfire erupted outside a mall in downtown Indianapolis late Saturday night.
April 1, 2024 at 11:43 AM
12-year-old among 7 juveniles shot outside downtown Indianapolis mall
April 1, 2024 at 1:46 AM

A mass shooting in Indianapolis over the weekend

Police are investigating a mass shooting Saturday night resulting in seven children injured.
April 1, 2024 at 1:46 AM
A mass shooting in Indianapolis over the weekend
March 31, 2024 at 12:20 AM

2 dead after shots fired at Texas birthday party

The party had about 50 people in attendance.
March 31, 2024 at 12:20 AM
2 dead after shots fired at Texas birthday party
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2 killed in Nashville shooting 

Police say they are searching for three suspects connected with the shooting. 
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2 killed in Nashville shooting 
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2 teens gunned down at Nashville apartment complex were 'targeted': Police

At least three assailants were being sought Monday in the killings of two teenagers police said were "targeted" weekend shooting in Nashville.
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2 teens gunned down at Nashville apartment complex were 'targeted': Police
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1 dead, 5 injured after Indianapolis shooting

Police said an off-duty officer is among the five people wounded.
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1 dead, 5 injured after Indianapolis shooting
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Chicago boy killed while protecting his mother during domestic violence incident

Jayden Perkins, 11, was fatally stabbed while trying "to protect his mother" in a domestic violence incident, police said.
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Chicago boy killed while protecting his mother during domestic violence incident
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17-year-old shot at after honking at another driver in Indianapolis

Police said bullets hit the driver seat but missed the teen who is doing okay.
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17-year-old shot at after honking at another driver in Indianapolis
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Michigan Rep. Dan Kildee's brother killed in shooting, sheriff says

Tim Kildee was fatally shot early Tuesday morning in Genesee County, Michigan.
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Michigan Rep. Dan Kildee's brother killed in shooting, sheriff says
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1 dead after violence erupts at Jacksonville Beach

Police are searching for multiple suspects after one was person shot and killed, and three others were wounded at Jacksonville Beach in Florida.
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1 dead after violence erupts at Jacksonville Beach
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Deadly spring break shooting

Police say gunfire erupted in a bar district near a popular Florida beach, leaving one person dead and two in critical condition. ABC News’ Derricke Dennis reports.
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Deadly spring break shooting