Monday, May 17, 2021

‘They end up shooting whoever’: gun mayhem hits NYC projects

Bullets fly all over New York City — cops count a 92% increase in shootings this year — and in the worst-hit area of all, Marvada Barthelemy raises the son of one of the dead and wonders why no one can stop the carnage. (New York Daily News)

Girl, 3, shot inside home on Chicago’s south side

A 3-year-old girl was shot Saturday in Calumet Heights on the South Side. About 3:10 p.m., a woman told officers she was inside a home in the 1300 block of East 89th Street when she heard gunshots and found a 3-year-old girl with a gunshot wound in her left wrist, Chicago police said. (Chicago Sun-Times)

7 shot, 1 dead in violent overnight shootings in NYC

A man was killed and six others shot in another violent night across the Big Apple, police said. Staten Island was the only borough spared bloody gunplay. (New York Post)

HPD sergeant killed, another wounded in shooting in southwest Houston

HOUSTON, Texas - One of two Houston police officers has died after they were shot at an apartment complex Tuesday morning in southwest Houston, HPD Chief Art Acevedo said. The officer killed has been identified as Sgt. Harold Preston, a 41-year veteran of the department. He was preparing to retire this year. (ABC13 Houston)

14-year-old among 33 shot, 7 fatally in Chicago this weekend

Seven people were killed and 26 others were injured in shootings across Chicago over the weekend. One teenager is among the dead, while three other teens were wounded between 5 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. Monday. (Chicago Sun-Times)

One man dead after Calgary Friday night shooting

A man in his early 20s is dead after a Friday night shooting. Calgary police said a gunshot victim was dropped off at the Peter Lougheed Centre just after 9 p.m. on Friday. He succumbed to his injuries shortly after. (Calgary Herald)

Over a dozen shot, two killed as NYC gun violence rages

More than a dozen people were shot in the Big Apple over the Saturday and Sunday, including two fatally, as the yearlong spike in gunplay continued. (New York Post)

17-year-old wanted for string of shootings in Toronto

Investigators have been granted judicial permission to identify 17-year-old Juray Dixon who is wanted for multiple shootings in August and September. (Toronto Sun)

Suspect in Denver shooting not a licensed security guard as first reported

The private security guard who has been jailed on suspicion of first-degree murderstemming from a deadly shooting on Saturday in Denver during dueling protests was reportedly not properly licensed to work in the position.(Fox News)

One dead during duelling protest rallies in Denver

One person has died and another man, who 9News confirmed was a private security guard contracted by them, is in custody after a shooting during dueling protests Saturday in downtown Denver. (Denver Post)

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