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February 6, 2023, 12:08 AM

One killed and four injured at rap concert in Arkansas

A 19-year-old woman is dead and four people are injured following a shooting at a rap concert in Newport, Arkansas, early Sunday, police said
February 6, 2023, 12:08 AM
One killed and four injured at rap concert in Arkansas
February 5, 2023, 4:52 PM

Virginia teacher reported 'behavioral problems' in classroom before she was shot

Teacher Abby Zwerner's requested help months before she was allegedly shot by a 6-year-old student, according to newly released emails.
February 5, 2023, 4:52 PM
Virginia teacher reported 'behavioral problems' in classroom before she was shot
February 4, 2023, 3:39 AM

Search underway for man who fired inside San Francisco synagogue

No one was injured during the incident on Wednesday evening at the Schneerson Jewish Center in San Francisco, police said
February 4, 2023, 3:39 AM
Search underway for man who fired inside San Francisco synagogue
February 3, 2023, 8:39 PM

LAPD arrests man with huge cache of guns and ammunition

Braxton Johnson, 25, was charged with making threats, solicitation of murder and weapons charges. He has pleaded not guilty.
February 3, 2023, 8:39 PM
LAPD arrests man with huge cache of guns and ammunition
February 3, 2023, 8:19 PM

Arrests made after 6 family members killed in California

Two suspects are in custody after six family members were gunned down in a targeted and likely gang-related "massacre," police said.
February 3, 2023, 8:19 PM
Arrests made after 6 family members killed in California
February 3, 2023, 7:53 PM

2 in custody after 6 relatives, including baby, gunned down in targeted 'massacre'

Two suspects are in custody after six family members, including a 16-year-old mom and her baby, were gunned down in a targeted and likely gang-related "massacre."
February 3, 2023, 7:53 PM
Arrests made after 6 killed execution-style, including baby
February 3, 2023, 12:46 PM

Suspect charged after police say possible mass shooting was prevented

A cache of high-powered rifles, shotguns and handguns have been recovered at a man's Los Angeles apartment.
February 3, 2023, 12:46 PM
Suspect charged after police say possible mass shooting was prevented
February 3, 2023, 6:20 AM

LAPD foils alleged mass shooting plot

Los Angeles police said they foiled a potential mass shooting after they arrested a suspect and seized a massive arsenal from a high rise.
February 3, 2023, 6:20 AM
LAPD foils alleged mass shooting plot
February 3, 2023, 2:28 AM

Principal didn't know child brought gun to school: Attorney

The ex-principal of Richneck Elementary School, where a 6-year-old shot a teacher, was not informed that the student had a gun at school, according to her lawyer, despite claims by administrators.
February 3, 2023, 2:28 AM
Principal didn't know child brought gun to school: Attorney
February 3, 2023, 2:14 AM

New Jersey councilwoman found shot in her car

Police are looking for clues after Sayreville, New Jersey Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour was found dead in her car.
February 3, 2023, 2:14 AM
New Jersey councilwoman found shot in her car
February 3, 2023, 12:22 AM

Grandmother indicted after boy, 9, fatally shoots teen girl

A Baltimore grandmother faces criminal charges for failing to secure the gun that her 9-year-old grandson was carrying when he fatally shot a teenage girl last summer, officials announced Thursday, saying the indictment should serve as a warning about ...
February 3, 2023, 12:22 AM
Grandmother indicted after boy, 9, fatally shoots teen girl
February 2, 2023, 7:31 PM

Virginia principal was not informed 6-year-old had a gun before shooting, lawyer says

Former Richneck Elementary School Principal Briana Foster Newton claims she was not warned that the 6-year-old student had a gun at school the day of the shooting.
February 2, 2023, 7:31 PM
Principal was not informed 6-year-old had a gun before shooting, lawyer says
February 2, 2023, 2:14 PM

Can artificial intelligence help stop mass shootings?

A string of mass shootings has reignited debate about addressing gun violence. One proposed solution: artificial intelligence.
February 2, 2023, 2:14 PM
As mass shootings proliferate, AI companies say they have solutions
February 2, 2023, 11:09 AM

Lawsuit can proceed against Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse

A federal judge in Wisconsin has ruled that a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a man shot and killed by Kyle Rittenhouse during a protest in 2020 can proceed against Rittenhouse, police officers and others
February 2, 2023, 11:09 AM
February 2, 2023, 2:57 AM

1 dead in shooting spree at DC Metro station

A Metro worker was killed, and three others were injured after a suspect allegedly pulled out a gun on a bus and subway in Washington, D.C.
February 2, 2023, 2:57 AM
1 dead in shooting spree at DC Metro station
February 1, 2023, 10:46 PM

DC metro employee fatally shot as gunman opens fire in multiple locations

The suspect was taken into custody, but police do not yet know the motive for the attacks.
February 1, 2023, 10:46 PM
DC metro employee fatally shot as gunman opens fire in multiple locations
February 1, 2023, 9:47 PM

DC subway employee fatally shot as gunman opens fire in multiple locations

A gunman opened fire in several locations in a string of random shootings Wednesday, killing a DC Metro subway employee and injuring three others.
February 1, 2023, 9:47 PM
DC subway employee fatally shot trying to stop gunman on rampage
February 1, 2023, 9:06 PM

12-year-old boy shot while group played with gun

The boy was shot in the left shoulder while playing with a group of youths inside a Brooklyn apartment building Tuesday night, police said.
February 1, 2023, 9:06 PM
12-year-old boy shot while group played with gun
February 1, 2023, 8:25 PM

12-year-old shot in NYC building lobby while group played with gun, police say

A young man playing with a gun pointed it at a 12-year-old boy and opened fire, shooting him in the lobby of a Brooklyn apartment building, police said.
February 1, 2023, 8:25 PM
12-year-old shot while group played with gun: Police
February 1, 2023, 3:02 AM

Man firing AR-15-style rifle inside Target fatally shot by responding officers: Police

A man armed with an AR-15-style rifle was shot and killed by police after opening fire in a Target store in Nebraska on Tuesday, authorities said.
February 1, 2023, 3:02 AM
Man firing AR-15-style rifle inside Target fatally shot by officers: Police
February 1, 2023, 1:52 AM

Man accused of fatally shooting 13-year-old Karon Blake for allegedly breaking into cars arrested for murder

Jason Lewis, the man accused of fatally shooting 13-year-old Karon Blake outside his home earlier this month, has been charged with second-degree murder.
February 1, 2023, 1:52 AM
Man accused of fatally shooting Karon Blake arrested for murder
January 31, 2023, 8:04 PM

Man arrested for murder after shooting 13-year-old for allegedly breaking into cars

Jason Lewis has been charged with second-degree murder while armed, according to Washington, D.C., police.
January 31, 2023, 8:04 PM
Man arrested for murder after shooting 13-year-old for allegedly breaking into cars
January 31, 2023, 7:28 PM

Florida mass shooting leaves 10 injured

Lakeland police are looking for a four-door Nissan that was allegedly driven by one of the shooters.
January 31, 2023, 7:28 PM
Florida mass shooting leaves 10 injured
January 31, 2023, 4:16 AM

ATF director: Gun violence in the US is 'wholly unacceptable'

ABC News' Linsey Davis spoke with ATF Director Steven Dettelbach about the surge in mass shootings in January and how his organization plans to combat gun violence in America.
January 31, 2023, 4:16 AM
ATF director: Gun violence in the US is 'wholly unacceptable'
January 31, 2023, 1:35 AM

Teen killed, four others injured in shooting at Texas lounge

Authorities say a high school student was killed and four others were injured when a person opened fire over the weekend at a hookah lounge in Austin, Texas
January 31, 2023, 1:35 AM
Teen killed, four others injured in shooting at Texas lounge
January 30, 2023, 7:57 PM

Authorities identify victims in California's 6th mass shooting in 13 days

All three women killed were tourists.
January 30, 2023, 7:57 PM
Authorities identify victims in California's 6th mass shooting in 13 days
January 30, 2023, 7:07 PM

Victims identified in 6th mass shooting in 13 days to rock California

At least three people were killed and four injured in the second mass shooting to erupt in Los Angeles County in eight days.
January 30, 2023, 7:07 PM
Victims identified in 6th mass shooting in 13 days to rock California
January 29, 2023, 6:51 PM

1 dead, 4 injured in Baltimore shooting, crash: Police

One person was killed and four others were injured in a shooting that took place Saturday in Baltimore, police said.
January 29, 2023, 6:51 PM
1 dead, 4 injured in Baltimore shooting, crash: Police
January 29, 2023, 3:57 PM

Another shooting in California

The fourth mass shooting this week in California happened early on Saturday morning. Three people were killed and four were wounded in what police described as a targeted attack.
January 29, 2023, 3:57 PM
Another shooting in California
January 29, 2023, 3:09 AM

Shooting in Beverly Crest, California, leaves 3 dead

At least three people died, and four others were injured in a shooting at a short-term rental home in Beverly Crest, California, on early Saturday, according to police.
January 29, 2023, 3:09 AM
Shooting in Beverly Crest, California, leaves 3 dead
January 29, 2023, 1:47 AM

3 dead, 4 injured after shooting in Beverly Crest, California: Police

The shooting occurred early Saturday morning at a short-term rental home in a Los Angeles neighborhood, police said.
January 29, 2023, 1:47 AM
3 dead, 4 injured after shooting in Beverly Crest, California: Police
January 28, 2023, 9:38 PM

California shooting: 3 dead, 4 hurt in ritzy LA neighborhood

Authorities say three people were killed and four others wounded in a shooting at a multi-million dollar short-term rental home in Los Angeles early Saturday
January 28, 2023, 9:38 PM
Police say 3 dead, 4 hurt in latest California shooting
January 28, 2023, 4:19 PM

At least 7 killed after shooting in Jerusalem outside synagogue

A gunman opened fire wounding at least two people which comes a day after a deadly attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem on International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
January 28, 2023, 4:19 PM
At least 7 killed after shooting in Jerusalem outside synagogue
January 28, 2023, 4:12 PM

7 killed in shooting at Jerusalem synagogue, suspect dead

The suspect in a shooting at a Jerusalem synagogue has been killed by police, according to officials.
January 28, 2023, 4:12 PM
7 killed in shooting at Jerusalem synagogue, suspect dead
January 28, 2023, 2:02 AM

Multiple fatalities in Jerusalem synagogue shooting

At least seven people were killed and 10 were injured when a gunman open fired outside a Jerusalem synagogue.
January 28, 2023, 2:02 AM
Multiple fatalities in Jerusalem synagogue shooting
January 27, 2023, 11:51 AM

California massacres suggest phenomenon of 'mass shooting contagion': Experts

Following a series of mass shootings, gun violence researcher said they're concerned that a phenomenon known as "mass shooting contagion" is occurring across California.
January 27, 2023, 11:51 AM
Signs of 'mass shooting contagion' seen in California massacres: Experts
January 27, 2023, 1:27 AM

Arrest made after Microsoft executive, father of 4 gunned down in 'targeted ambush': Police

A suspect was arrested Wednesday on charges including conspiracy to commit murder in connection with the death of Jared Bridegan last year.
January 27, 2023, 1:27 AM
Arrest made after Microsoft executive, father of 4 gunned down in 'targeted ambush'
January 26, 2023, 4:12 PM

2 California communities reeling after back-to-back mass shootings

Less than 48 hours after 11 people were killed in Monterey Park, a gunman shot and killed seven people in Half Moon Bay in what police are calling an act of “workplace violence.”
January 26, 2023, 4:12 PM
2 California communities reeling after back-to-back mass shootings
January 26, 2023, 3:23 PM

As US reels from multiple mass shootings in California, can loneliness be a trigger for violence?

As the U.S. reels from experiencing multiple mass shootings, experts said being lonely -- as some of the gunmen may have been -- can lead to violence.
January 26, 2023, 3:23 PM
Is crisis of loneliness leading to an increase in violence?
January 26, 2023, 3:12 PM

Virginia teacher who was shot by 6-year-old student to sue school

Attorneys for teacher Abby Zwerner say she is planning to sue the school district, alleging that administrators were warned three times that the boy had a gun.
January 26, 2023, 3:12 PM
Virginia teacher who was shot by 6-year-old student to sue school
January 26, 2023, 12:57 PM

Youth program founder hurt in shooting 'has biggest heart'

A man who left gang life when he was younger and went on to help troubled young people is now in the hospital as a victim of what police say is the same sort of violence he was escaping
January 26, 2023, 12:57 PM
Youth program founder hurt in shooting 'has biggest heart'
January 26, 2023, 12:33 PM

Teacher shot by 6-year-old says school was warned 4 times, announces lawsuit

Newport News Public Schools Superintendent George Parker III has been under fire from teachers, parents and community members since the Jan. 6 shooting.
January 26, 2023, 12:33 PM
Teacher shot by 6-year-old says school was warned 4 times, announces lawsuit
January 26, 2023, 2:57 AM

Teacher breaks silence 2 weeks after being shot by student

Abigail Zwerner has announced she is suing school administrators, claiming they were warned three times that the student had a gun before she was shot by the student inside a classroom.
January 26, 2023, 2:57 AM
Teacher breaks silence 2 weeks after being shot by student
January 26, 2023, 1:47 AM

Virginia teacher shot by student plans to sue school district

Abigail Zwerner, who was shot by a 6-year-old student in a classroom earlier this month, plans to file a lawsuit alleging the school failed to prevent the shooting.
January 26, 2023, 1:47 AM
Virginia teacher shot by student plans to sue school district
January 26, 2023, 12:31 AM

Suspect tied to Florida man’s murder arrested after nearly a year: Police

Jared Bridegan, a Microsoft executive and father of four, was gunned down on a Florida road in 2022 in what authorities called a targeted ambush.
January 26, 2023, 12:31 AM
Suspect tied to Florida man’s murder arrested after nearly a year: Police
January 25, 2023, 5:46 PM

Secret Service report analyzes 173 mass shootings in US between 2016 and 2020

ABC News' Aaron Katersky breaks down this new report and the conversations about gun laws in the wake of several recent mass shootings.
January 25, 2023, 5:46 PM
Secret Service report analyzes 173 mass shootings in US between 2016 and 2020
January 25, 2023, 12:36 PM

Suspect in deadly Half Moon Bay mass shooting to be arraigned

The gunman, who is suspected of killing seven people Monday in a mass shooting at two farms in Half Moon Bay, California, is expected to be arraigned Wednesday, authorities said.
January 25, 2023, 12:36 PM
Suspect in deadly Half Moon Bay mass shooting to be arraigned
January 25, 2023, 12:36 PM

Gunman dead after killing 3 in Washington gas station shooting

The man accused of fatally shooting three people in Yakima, Washington, early Tuesday died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound as he was being apprehended, according to police.
January 25, 2023, 12:36 PM
Gunman dead after killing 3 in Washington gas station shooting
January 25, 2023, 12:28 PM

1 dead, 7 injured in Oakland shooting in California's 3rd mass shooting in 3 days

At least one person is dead and seven more people have been injured in a shooting in Oakland, California, on Monday night.
January 25, 2023, 12:28 PM
1 dead, 7 injured in Oakland shooting in California's 3rd mass shooting in 3 days
January 25, 2023, 5:17 AM

Newsom delivers remarks on recent mass shooting in California

Californian Gov. Gavin Newsom delivered remarks as California reels from deadly mass shootings.
January 25, 2023, 5:17 AM
Newsom delivers remarks on recent mass shooting in California