Monday, December 4, 2023

Hunted for months, reputed mobster gunned down in McDonald’s drive-thru

NEW YORK - For months, Sylvester Zottola has been pursued by someone who wanted him dead. On Thursday evening, as night fell outside a McDonald’s on Webster Avenue in the Bronx, it appears that someone caught up with him. (NY Times)

Disturbance sends three to hospital, SIU investigating police shooting

SMITHVILLE, Ont. - One person has a "serious" injury and two others have "critical" injuries after a disturbance in Smithville, Ont. led to a police-involved shooting, Niagara police and Ontario's Special Investigations Unit say. (CBC)

Man killed in overnight shooting in downtown Toronto

TORONTO - A man was shot to death outside a night club in downtown Toronto overnight Friday, according to police. Officers were called to an address near the corner of Queen Street E. and Parliament Street shortly after 1:50 a.m. for multiple reports of gunfire. (CBC)

Manhunt in Alabama after gunman shoots three cops, one fatally

AUBURN, ALABAMA - Several police officers were shot, one fatally, in a trailer park south of here late Sunday night and a manhunt was on for the alleged gunman. (CBS)
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  • 14-yr-old Alabama boy shoots dead five family members

    A 14-year-old American boy shot and killed five family members at their home in Alabama, before throwing away the pistol and calling police, officials said on Tuesday, in the latest high-profile gun crime. (Toronto Sun)

    Two gangbangers sentenced to a combined 155 years in prison for murder of 9-yr.-old

    Two Chicago gang members have been sentenced to a combined 155 years in prison for the “mind-numbing” execution of 9-year-old boy four years ago. Gunman Dwright Doty, 26, was sentenced Wednesday to 90 years in prison for executing fourth-grader Tyshawn Lee, who was lured into an alleyway with the promise of a juice box in November 2015. (New York Post)

    Six wounded in multiple shootings across northwest Toronto

    Three separate shootings late Wednesday left six people injured in the northwest end of Toronto. In the most serious incident, three people were taken to a trauma centre after gunfire in the Shoreham Dr. and Jane St. area at 7:50 p.m. (Toronto Sun)

    Gunman kills 2, wounds 5 in Chicago IHOP shooting rampage

    A gunman went on a shooting spree that stretched from the South Side of Chicago to Evanston Saturday afternoon that resulted in at least three people fatally shot and five others critically wounded before police killed the man during a shootout. (Chicago Sun Times)

    Illinois Police Chief praises canceled carry holder who fired at suspect after officer shot

    CICERO, Illinois - Cicero's top cop is praising the actions of a concealed gun holder who opened fire on a suspect who had shot one of the town's officers after a traffic stop on the Stevenson Expressway during evening rush hour Thursday. (

    At least two dead in Kentucky supermarket shooting

    JEFFERSONTOWN - At least two people have been killed in a shooting at a supermarket in Kentucky. A reporter for WDRB News said she spoke to a witness of the shooting in Jeffersontown, who said a woman was killed by gunfire at a local Kroger outlet. Local police reported multiple injuries, although the total number of victims is unknown. (The Independent)
  • Multiple people shot, 2 killed in Kentucky grocery store shooting