Saturday, August 8, 2020

Three charged in killing of Bronx father shot while walking with daughter

New York - Three suspected gang members were arrested Thursday in the slaying of a Bronx father who was gunned down in a retaliatory hit while walking with his 6-year-old daughter, police sources said.(New York Post)

Man fatally shot in mask dispute opened fire on OPP: Sources

It started over an argument about not wearing a mask in a grocery store, but a 73-year-old Haliburton-area man was later shot by police 40 km away because he was shooting at them, the Toronto Sun has learned.(Toronto Sun)

Man killed, 5 wounded in latest New York shootings

NEW YORK - One person was killed and five others injured early Wednesday when at least two gunmen opened fire outside a Brooklyn apartment building, cops said. (New York Post)

1 dead in southeast Calgary shooting

CALGARY - One person was killed Tuesday afternoon in a shooting in Legacy.Police rushed to the scene shortly after receiving a report of shots being fired around 3:50 p.m., at a park near the intersection of Legacy Parade and Legacy Lane S.E. (CTV)

At least 17 shot in NYC Monday as gun violence soars

At least 17 people were shot in New York City on Monday — a tally that would be considered high for a weekend day, but is “astronomical” for early in the week, law enforcement sources said.(New York Post)

4 police officers shot after long night of violence and destruction in St. Louis

ST.LOUIS - Four police officers were shot in downtown St. Louis early Tuesday as a day of peaceful protests turned into a violent and destructive night in the city. (St. Louis Post Dispatch)

Video shows Slain Toronto rapper Houdini targeted in gunfight

Disturbing video depicts a frantic downtown gunfight between a slain Toronto rapper’s pals and an assassin that risked killing innocent bystanders, including a six-year-old boy who was narrowly missed by ricocheting bullets. (Toronto Sun)

Active shooter at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi ‘neutralized’

A shooter at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi in Texas has been "neutralized," the US Navy said in a statement Thursday morning. One member of the Naval Security Forces has been injured, the statement said. (CNN)

N.S. shooting: Documents show killer was ‘paranoid’ about COVID-19 before rampage

Before engaging in a horrific killing spree, Gabriel Wortman was “paranoid about the pandemic” that shuttered his denture clinics, a friend told police. Yet four days before his rampage, he sent an email to another friend saying: “I am enjoying this prelude to retirement.” (National Post)

Two men dead after shooting in Oakville parking lot

Two men are dead while two other people have been taken to hospital following a shooting in Oakville early Saturday morning, police say. The shooting happened in a parking lot outside PurePages — a company providing custom internet and Wi-Fi services — on Iroquois Shore Road near Eighth Line. (CBC)