Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Synagogue shooter struggled with gun, pleads not guilty

SAN DIEGO - After a 19-year-old gunman fired at least eight rounds into a California synagogue, he stopped to fumble with his semiautomatic rifle and then fled with 50 unused bullets, prosecutors said Tuesday. (National Post)

Five injured after man rams car into crowd in Germany

A German man has been arrested after repeatedly driving into crowds of people, injuring at least five, in what authorities said Tuesday appeared to have been intentional attacks against foreigners. (Globe & Mail)

Suspect arrested after two killed, five wounded in Old Town Quebec City sword attack

A suspect was arrested early Sunday morning in the historic district of Quebec City after two people were stabbed to death and five were injured by a man police say was dressed in a medieval outfit and brandishing a sword. (CBC)
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VPD seeks help in identifying suspect in ‘hate crime’

An attack last month in East Vancouver that police say was racist has shone a light on not just the challenges people of Asian descent face during the COVID-19 pandemic, but also on the unresolved racism simmering in society. (The Province)

This wooden door stood between shooter and 80 worshippers. Somehow it held

A day after an attacker livestreamed the killing of two people on the holiest day in Judaism outside a German synagogue, questions mounted on Thursday as to why authorities were unable to prevent or stop the attack. (National Post)

FDNY dad confronts daughter’s alleged attacker in court: ‘I want justice’

The FDNY firefighter whose daughter was chased into the street by a deranged man — and then hit by a car — confronted the girl’s alleged attacker in court Monday, yelling “I want justice!” at him. (New York Post)

Seattle rioters used concrete to seal Police Precinct doors shut to ‘burn officers alive’

SEATTLE - Rioters climbed over a chain-link fence and set a fire next to the building.According to radio host Jason Rantz, the demonstrators then “used a substance suspected to be quick-dry concrete to seal shut door.” Rantz claims to have seen photos of the concrete and tools used. (Breaking911.com)

Public remains in the dark about Toronto attacks

One year after a man drove a van into pedestrians on Yonge St. and nine months after another killer opened fire on passersby on Danforth Ave., Torontonians have yet to be given an official statement on possible motives. (Toronto Sun)

The disgrace of Portland

If only mobs were allowed to destroy federal property without consequence. Then, there wouldn’t have to be any dispute over federal agents defending a federal courthouse in Portland, Ore. It could simply be overrun and burned to the ground with no unwelcome resistance. (National Review)
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Suspect charged after Langara College arson attack

VANCOUVER - A 23-year-old Surrey man allegedly set three incendiary devices in a building at Langara College on Monday following a dispute with one or more people at the south Vancouver college. (the Province)

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