Thursday, October 17, 2019

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)

Man shot to death near South Keys mall ion Ottawa

OTTAWA - Police have identified the victim of the South Keys Shopping Centre shooting death as Yonis Barkhadle, 27, of Ottawa. Barkhadle was found in the parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds. (Ottawa Citizen)

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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    A quiet residential street in Surrey’s Fraser Heights community was rocked by gunfire late Tuesday afternoon. (Vancouver Sun)

    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. (Officer.com)

    Pittsburgh synagogue shooting leaves 11 dead, 6 wounded

    PITTSBURGH - The suspected gunman behind Saturday’s shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue, which left 11 people dead and six more injured, has been formally charged, prosecutors said. Robert Bowers, 46, was charged late Saturday with 29 federal counts of crimes of violence and firearms offenses after authorities say he carried out an anti-Semitic attack on Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath. (Fox News)
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  • 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 shot at Kamloops hotel in January believed to be uninvolved bystander

    KAMLOOPS - Rex Gill, a Summerland father of four, was shot dead in what police are calling a “targeted” shooting amid drug wars plaguing Kamloops, but a close friend said there’s no way Gill was involved in anything criminal. (The Province)

    Former Red Sox star David ‘Big Papi’ Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic

    SANTO DOMINGO - Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz is recovering from surgery after being shot Sunday at a club in his native Dominican Republic, according to police. Ortiz was shot in the back by a motorcyclist who approached Ortiz at the Dial Discotheque in Santo Domingo, said Felix Durán Mejia, a spokesman for the Dominican National Police. (CNN)
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