Thursday, June 1, 2023

Woman and unborn child killed in L.A. shooting

A woman and her unborn child were killed in a Sunday shooting in Wilmington that also left a man wounded, Los Angeles police said Monday. Arlene Leonor Rodriguez, 24 and seven months pregnant, was sitting in a vehicle parked in the 1100 block of North Neptune Avenue in Wilmington, in the LAPD’s Harbor Division, about 11:25 a.m. as the man worked on the engine of the vehicle, police said. (Los Angeles Times)

Shooting of 12-yr-old shows how out of touch our political leaders are

Last Saturday’s shooting erupted in Toronto’s North York neighbourhood of Jane and Finch, and unfortunately this shooting wasn’t unusual. In fact, it is all too usual. (True North)

Weapons seized in wake of shooting

Two young men face a slew of charges stemming an investigation into a North York shooting that led to the seizure of a rifle and a handgun. Toronto Police say gunshots rang out in the residential area of Fenelon and Graydon Hall Drs. — near the Don Valley Pkwy. and Hwy. 401 — around 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 2. (Toronto Sun)

Five shot in three separate incidents across NYC

Five people were reported shot in three separate incidents Thursday — with no additional gun violence reported early Friday, according to preliminary numbers released by police. (New York Post)

Suspects nabbed for shooting that’s ‘different level of evil’

This armed police takedown of two shooting suspects was just 275 metres from where a wounded 12-year-old boy clings to life at Sick Kids hospital. Witnesses described the arrest at Bay and Dundas Sts. like something from a football game: “fast and fierce.” (Toronto Sun)

43 shot, 6 fatally in violent Chicago weekend

Six people were killed and 37 others, including four teenagers, were injured by gunfire across Chicago over the weekend. The weekend’s violence has surpassed what the city saw a week earlier, when 29 people were shot, four of them fatally, over Halloween weekend. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Multiple people wounded, including 12-year-old boy in North York shooting

A 12-year-old boy and three other teenagers were rushed to hospital after a shooting in North York Saturday afternoon. Emergency crews were called to Jane Street and Stong Court, north of Finch Avenue West, at around 2:22 p.m. following reports of shots fired. (CP24)

Three dead, one wounded near Qualicum Beach in targeted shooting

VICTORIA - Vancouver Island’s major crime unit is investigating after three bodies were found, two of them in a burned-out travel trailer, at the end of a logging road near Whiskey Creek on Sunday. One survivor, a man suffering from gunshot wounds, was airlifted to hospital in critical condition. Police are describing the killings as targeted. (The Province)

Violence erupts in Vancouver, WA. after fatal officer involved shooting

A police killing of an armed black man in Washington state touched off a violent showdown between Black Lives Matter and Antifa followers that raged until the early hours of Saturday. (New York Post)

‘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. (