Friday, August 23, 2019

Judge jails Burnaby man 15 years for shooting two family members

A 60-year-old Burnaby man will stay in jail for almost 12 more years for shooting his brother and sister-in-law with a shotgun at his mother’s house during a Mother’s Day visit two years ago. (Burnaby Now)

Targeted shooting in Toronto’s west end now the city’s 38th homicide of the year

An Italian restaurant in the city’s west end was the scene of Toronto’s latest gun murder. Shortly after 4 p.m., police were called to Domani’s Restaurant at 335 Roncesvalles Rd. for reports of gunshots. (Toronto Sun)

Colorado love triangle leads to deadly police shooting, arrest

A clash between a man, his wife and his wife’s boyfriend earlier this month ended with a deadly police-involved shooting and one person in a Colorado jail. (Fox News)

9 people shot outside Trenton bar

At least nine people were wounded early Saturday morning when gunfire was sprayed into a crowd of people outside a bar in Trenton, officials said. The police were notified of gunfire at about 12:25 a.m. Saturday outside the bar, Ramoneros Liquor and Bar on Brunswick Avenue. Officers who responded found several victims in and around the bar, the authorities said. (New York Times)

Nine killed in mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio

Nine people in Ohio were killed in the second mass shooting in the U.S. in less than 24 hours, and the suspected shooter is also deceased, police said. Dayton police tweeted that an active shooter situation began at 1 a.m. Sunday in a historic district that's a popular nightlife destination, but officers nearby were able to "put an end to it quickly." (CBS)
  • Shooting that left 9 dead, 26 wounded halted in 'under a minute' by police
  • Two LSU players questioned, not arrested, after fatal shooting

    BATON ROUGE - Two LSU football players were detained and questioned about a shooting Saturday afternoon in Scotlandville that left one person dead in the back of a pickup truck, but the athletes were later released without being arrested, Baton Rouge police said. (The Advocate)

    Man dead in North York shooting

    TORONTO - A man believed to be in his 20s is dead after a shooting outside a North York community centre Monday evening. Emergency responders were called around 8 p.m. to Forest Manor Road, near the Don Mills Road and Sheppard Avenue East area, for the sound of multiple gunshots. (CBC News)

    Man shot to death in Kitsilano

    VANCOUVER - A man has been shot to death in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood. In a prepared statement, Vancouver police said they were called to the area of West 4th Avenue and Burrard Street at 8:30 p.m. and found the victim dead at the scene. Police said he had been shot. (The Province)

    At least three in critical condition after shooting at Chicago’s Mercy Hospital

    CHICAGO - Three people are in critical condition, including a police officer, after a shooting Monday afternoon at Chicago's Mercy Hospital, a Chicago Fire Department spokesman said. The suspect was also shot and is in critical condition, spokesman Walter Schroeder said. The suspect has been identified as a 32-year-old male, according to a Chicago police source. (CNN)
  • Two dead, officer injured after shooting at Mercy hospital
  • Chicago cop critical, gunman dead in shooting at Mercy Hospital
  • 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)
  • David Ortiz told doctors: 'Please don't let me die, I am a good man'