Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Mob hit: Cece Luppino gunned down outside parents’ home

HAMILTON - Police are investigating whether ties to traditional organized crime is behind the city's first murder of the year — 43-year-old Cece Luppino gunned down outside his Mountain Brow home. The Luppino name is notorious in Hamilton. Cece's father is Rocco Luppino, one of the son's of the late Giacomo Luppino — the original family mob boss. (Hamilton Spectator)

FBI: Vegas gunman sought infamy

A panel of experts with access to troves of evidence failed to determine why a gunman carried out the Route 91 Harvest festival attack, the FBI announced Tuesday. (Las Vegas Review Journal)

Midnight shooting leaves man, 69, dead in South Vancouver

Zenen Cepeda Silva, a 69-year-old Vancouver man, was fatally shot late Saturday outside a home near Fraser Street and East 51 Avenue, say police. (Vancouver Sun)

Fatal end to alleged game of Russian roulette for St. Louis police officer

A St. Louis police officer has been charged with manslaughter in the death of another officer, allegedly by shooting her during a game of Russian roulette. Katlyn Alix, 24, died while off-duty early Thursday morning, according to a probable cause statement from the St. Louis Police Department. (NPR)

Two men dead in double shooting at Vaughan banquet hall

TORONTO - Two men believed to be in their 20s are dead after a shooting at a Vaughan banquet hall and restaurant early Saturday, York Regional Police say. Police believe there could be a third person who is injured. (CBC)
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  • Two dead after separate shootings at Kamloops hotels

    KAMLOOPS - No arrests have been made, no suspects have been identified, and it is unknown if the two incidents are related. Two men are dead after shootings outside two Kamloops hotels on Wednesday morning. (The Province)

    Woman, 59, killed in home invasion, partner wounded

    EDMONTON - Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 59-year-old woman after police were called to an alleged home invasion involving gunfire in northeast Edmonton. (Edmonton Journal)

    Man shot dead, another wounded while sitting in parked SUV in Queens

    NEW YORK - Two men were shot, one fatally, while sitting in an Audi SUV in Queens, police said Monday. (New York Post)

    Man, 52, dies on sidewalk after shooting

    EDMONTON - A 52-year-old man who died on the sidewalk in north Edmonton after multiple calls to police about gunshots may be the city’s third homicide case of the year. (Edmonton Journal)

    Mistaken identity? Teen critically injured in Surrey shooting

    A Surrey man believes a case of mistaken identity landed his 17-year-old brother in the hospital with a serious gunshot wound Wednesday. (The Province)