Friday, April 16, 2021

Two Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Hours after a Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for Breonna Taylor’s death and protesters took to the streets, authorities said two officers were shot and wounded Wednesday night during the demonstrations expressing anger over the killings of Black people at the hands of police. (AP)

Woman, 38, killed in Agincourt double shooting

A 38-year-old woman — one of two women shot in Agincourt on Friday — has been identified as the city’s latest murder victim. Toronto Police say officers responded to an “unknown trouble” call at a home on Murray Ave., near Brimley Rd. and Sheppard Ave. E., just before 10 a.m. (Toronto 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. (

HPD sergeant killed, another wounded in shooting in southwest Houston

HOUSTON, Texas - One of two Houston police officers has died after they were shot at an apartment complex Tuesday morning in southwest Houston, HPD Chief Art Acevedo said. The officer killed has been identified as Sgt. Harold Preston, a 41-year veteran of the department. He was preparing to retire this year. (ABC13 Houston)

1 dead, 8 injured in Colorado school shooting

Two students opened fire inside a school in an affluent suburban Denver community not far from Columbine High School, killing a teenager and wounding eight other people before they were taken into custody with no injuries. (CBC)

Fugitive wanted for Transit officer shooting arrested

Surrey RCMP has confirmed that Daon Gordon Glasgow, the fugitive wanted for shooting a transit police officer in Surrey last Wednesday, has been arrested. He was arrested at 5:30 Sunday morning by Surrey Mounties along with the assistance of the Lower Mainland Emergency Response Team, Lower Mainland Integrated Police Dog Service, Air 1 and Burnaby RCMP in Burnaby at a residence on the corner of Boundary and Rumble. (global News)

Stray bullet wounds 7-year-old girl who was trick or treating

CHICAGO - A 7-year-old girl who was trick or treating in Chicago on Thursday for Halloween was critically wounded when she was struck by a stray bullet, police said.The girl was in a costume and out with her family in the Little Village neighborhood when at least one person in a group of suspects fired indiscriminately, Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said by phone. (The Province)

‘Ambushed’: Two New Orleans police officers shot in French Quarter

A man riding in the back of a pedicab shot a New Orleans Police Department officer in the face in the French Quarter late Friday afternoon, as revellers began descending on the neighborhood to celebrate Halloween this weekend. (

Ryerson student shot dead in north Toronto driveway

TORONTO - A man appearing to be in his 20s was shot and killed in Toronto’s Downsview neighbourhood on Thursday afternoon, edging the city closer to a record year for homicides. The daytime shooting occurred around many potential witnesses, police said. However, investigators got only sparse descriptions of the two male suspects, saying the pair fled east in a grey vehicle. (Globe & Mail)
  • Ryerson student fatally shot
  • Two dead, two wounded in pair of Mississauga shootings

    Two men are dead and two others are injured after a pair of shootings in Mississauga Tuesday night. Peel Regional Police say the first shooting happened just after 9:45 p.m. on Derry Rd. just off Highway 410 when occupants of one car fired multiple rounds into another car at a stop light. (Toronto Sun)