Saturday, August 8, 2020

Arrests made in shooting death of black man in Georgia

Georgia authorities arrested a white father and son Thursday and charged them with murder in the February shooting death of a black man they had pursued in a truck after spotting him running in their neighbourhood. (CBC)

Man dead, Mountie wounded after shootout on busy highway near Edmonton

LEDUC, Alta.- A man is dead and an RCMP officer has been wounded after a shooting in central Alberta ended in a police chase and a shootout on a busy highway south of Edmonton. (The Times Colonist)

Michigan Dollar store security guard murdered over mask enforcement

A Family Dollar store security guard was fatally shot in Flint, Michigan, on Friday after telling a customer her child had to wear a face mask to enter the store, prosecutors said. (Toronto Sun)

Nova Scotia gunman drove across field, spent 6 hours hiding from police

The Nova Scotia gunman who killed 22 people in one of Canada's worst mass shootings evaded police for nearly 13 hours by driving through a field, spending the night in an industrial area and changing his clothes and vehicles several times. (CBC)
  • N.S. gunman killed 9 victims by setting their homes on fire
  • 1 police officer dead, 1 wounded in Baton Rouge shooting

    BATON ROUGE, La. - A shooting in Louisiana’s capital city left one police officer dead and his wounded colleague fighting for his life Sunday, authorities said, adding a suspect was later taken into custody after an hourslong standoff in which shots were fired at a SWAT team. (USA Today)

    New York golf pro and his teacher girlfriend are killed in Mexico after gunmen fired 20 bullets into their jeep during intense fighting between drug cartels

    A couple who were killed when their Jeep was shot up during a gun battle in Mexico on Monday have been identified as a golf pro from New York state and his teacher girlfriend. (Daily Mail)

    Nova Scotia mass killing began with attack on girlfriend

    HALIFAX — A source close to the investigation says a killer’s murderous rampage across Nova Scotia began with him attacking and binding his girlfriend, and that she managed to escape and eventually give crucial details to police.(Toronto Sun)
  • How Nova Scotia gunman's deadly rampage unfolded
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    Chilling video emerges of Nova Scotia shooting suspect

    From a surveillance video of Gabriel Wortman taken just an hour before he was killed, you would not only never know he wasn’t a police officer, but also of all the death, fire and chaos he had just caused. (Toronto Sun)

    ‘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)
  • An unspeakable tragedy in perilous times
  • ‘In excess of ten people killed’ including an RCMP officer in shooting rampage

    RCMP say one of their own is included among at least 10 victims of shooting rampage in rural Nova Scotia this weekend. At a news conference Sunday evening, RCMP Commanding Officer Lee Bergerman confirmed Cst. Heidi Stevenson, a 23-year member of the force, died while responding to an active shooter incident earlier today. "Heidi answered the call of duty and lost her life while protecting those she served," said Bergerman. (Halifax Today)