Sunday, February 25, 2024

1 dead, 11 wounded in Brooklyn block party shooting

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn  - Police say 12 people were shot, one fatally, during an event at a playground in Brooklyn Saturday night. The shooting happened just before 11 p.m. near Christopher Avenue and Hegeman Avenue in Brownsville. (WABC)
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  • Chaos on Canal St. as 11 people shot after Bayou Classic

    At least 11 people have been shot on Canal Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans.  A suspect opened fire in the neighborhood known for its nightlife just before 3.30am Sunday. Two of the victims were hospitalized in critical condition. One had been shot in the chest and the other in the torso.  (Daily Mail)

    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)

    ‘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)

    Chicago police officer found guilty in shooting death

    CHICAGO - A white Chicago police officer was convicted of second-degree murder Friday in the 2014 shooting of a black teenager that was captured on shocking dashcam video that showed him crumpling to the ground in a hail of 16 bullets as he walked away from officers. (CBC)
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  • Chicago Hospital shooting: Young cop, doctor, pharmacy resident, gunman dead

    A Chicago police officer and two other people were killed in an attack at a South Side hospital Monday afternoon that sent medical personnel and police scrambling through halls, stairwells and even the nursery in search of victims and the shooter before he was found dead. (Chicago Tribune)

    Man wanted after downtown shooting, four others charged

    EDMONTON - Police are searching for a man wanted on an attempted murder charge and have charged four others after a Jasper Avenue shooting last December that left one man in hospital with gunshot wounds. (Edmonton Journal)

    Niagara officer shot by fellow cop now facing criminal charges

    A Niagara-area police officer who was shot and seriously wounded, allegedly by a fellow officer, has himself been charged in connection with the shooting. Investigators with the Ontario Provincial Police allege Const. Nathan Parker of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) resisted arrest, assaulted an officer and committed assault with a weapon during the altercation that led to him being shot on Nov. 29, 2018. (CBC News)

    Surrey RCMP issue warning about victim of two targeted shootings

    VANCOUVER - Thomas Gabriel Saul, a 35-year-old New Westminster resident, was targeted in an Aug. 21 shooting in Burnaby, and again this week in a shooting on Tuesday in Surrey's Fraser Heights area. (The Province)

    Three wounded in drive-by shooting on Hwy. 401

    It’s not exactly a Merry Christmas on Highway 401 in Pickering on this last Friday before Santa visits. In fact, bullets were flying at 3:20 a.m. The result is three people were taken to hospital with gunshot wounds. (Toronto Sun)