Friday, June 5, 2020

4 police officers shot after long night of violence and destruction in St. Louis

ST.LOUIS - Four police officers were shot in downtown St. Louis early Tuesday as a day of peaceful protests turned into a violent and destructive night in the city. (St. Louis Post Dispatch)

Video shows Slain Toronto rapper Houdini targeted in gunfight

Disturbing video depicts a frantic downtown gunfight between a slain Toronto rapper’s pals and an assassin that risked killing innocent bystanders, including a six-year-old boy who was narrowly missed by ricocheting bullets. (Toronto Sun)

Active shooter at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi ‘neutralized’

A shooter at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi in Texas has been "neutralized," the US Navy said in a statement Thursday morning. One member of the Naval Security Forces has been injured, the statement said. (CNN)

N.S. shooting: Documents show killer was ‘paranoid’ about COVID-19 before rampage

Before engaging in a horrific killing spree, Gabriel Wortman was “paranoid about the pandemic” that shuttered his denture clinics, a friend told police. Yet four days before his rampage, he sent an email to another friend saying: “I am enjoying this prelude to retirement.” (National Post)

Two men dead after shooting in Oakville parking lot

Two men are dead while two other people have been taken to hospital following a shooting in Oakville early Saturday morning, police say. The shooting happened in a parking lot outside PurePages — a company providing custom internet and Wi-Fi services — on Iroquois Shore Road near Eighth Line. (CBC)

Arrests made in shooting death of black man in Georgia

Georgia authorities arrested a white father and son Thursday and charged them with murder in the February shooting death of a black man they had pursued in a truck after spotting him running in their neighbourhood. (CBC)

Man dead, Mountie wounded after shootout on busy highway near Edmonton

LEDUC, Alta.- A man is dead and an RCMP officer has been wounded after a shooting in central Alberta ended in a police chase and a shootout on a busy highway south of Edmonton. (The Times Colonist)

Michigan Dollar store security guard murdered over mask enforcement

A Family Dollar store security guard was fatally shot in Flint, Michigan, on Friday after telling a customer her child had to wear a face mask to enter the store, prosecutors said. (Toronto Sun)

Nova Scotia gunman drove across field, spent 6 hours hiding from police

The Nova Scotia gunman who killed 22 people in one of Canada's worst mass shootings evaded police for nearly 13 hours by driving through a field, spending the night in an industrial area and changing his clothes and vehicles several times. (CBC)
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  • 1 police officer dead, 1 wounded in Baton Rouge shooting

    BATON ROUGE, La. - A shooting in Louisiana’s capital city left one police officer dead and his wounded colleague fighting for his life Sunday, authorities said, adding a suspect was later taken into custody after an hourslong standoff in which shots were fired at a SWAT team. (USA Today)