Sunday, September 25, 2022

64 shot in Chicago over the weekend, 5 dead

Five people were killed and 59 others were injured by gunfire across Chicago over the weekend. A 12-year-old boy and six teenagers were among those wounded. (Chicago Sun Times)

‘There was no rhyme or reason to this:’ Grieving father waiting for answers

Dan Jenkins grieved for his daughter and son-in-law but also for their kindly neighbour who likely lost his life trying to save them. “Tom Bagley, what a lovely man he was, he was such a good friend to them,” said Jenkins in a quiet, faltering voice. “Tom was out for his morning walk and he probably saw the fire and he was just trying to help. That lovely man, he was so considerate and thoughtful.” (Halifax Chronicle Herald)
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    VANCOUVER - Justin Lee Haevischer, 33, is believed to have been blasted by two different shooters outside the McDonald's at 264th Street and 56th Avenue about 8 p.m. (The Province)

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    TORONTO - This is a crisis. If a bullet had have been one centimetre lower, legendary jerk chicken chef, and Spence’s owner, Loxsley Brissett and his buddy, Ivoran Anson, could have been homicides 48 and 49 of the year. The other six could have been numbers 50, 51, 52, 53, 54 and 55. Instead, they go down as shooting victims 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, and 166 of the year. No more talking. No more spin. No pandering. No more fear.
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    Two L.A. County sheriff’s deputies ambushed, shot and critically wounded

    The shooting of two Los Angeles county sheriff’s deputies in an apparent ambush prompted a manhunt, strong reaction from Donald Trump and protests outside the hospital where the wounded deputies were treated. (The Guardian)

    One dead, four wounded as bullets fly across Toronto

    TORONTO - Three people were wounded and a fourth was killed in three shootings that saw gunfire erupt at opposite ends of the city Thursday evening. (Toronto Sun)
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    One killed in Portland as protesters and counter protesters clash

    PORTLAND, Ore. — One person was shot and killed near clashes between supporters of President Donald Trump and counter protesters on Saturday night during a “Trump 2020 Cruise Rally” that started earlier in the afternoon in the Portland area. (KOIN)

    Man dead in Surrey shooting

    VANCOUVER - A man is dead following a Monday morning shooting in Surrey. The incident happened around 11:45 a.m. in the 14600 block of Southview Drive in Surrey’s Newton neighbourhood. (Vancouver Sun)

    Man, 57, killed as gutless gunmen shoot up dominoes game

    TORONTO - It was just six guys sitting outside together having fun Thursday evening when numerous gunmen appeared and started blasting like something out of a gangster movie. This was no movie. But there was horror. (Toronto Sun)

    Man shot dead in Toronto’s northwest end

    A man is dead after an early Sunday morning shooting in an industrial area of the city’s northwest end. Toronto Police said the victim was found at 172 Toryork Dr., west of Weston Rd., around 5 a.m. (Toronto Sun)

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