Saturday, April 13, 2024

‘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)

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)

Acquitted of murder in May, now shot in chest and charged with attempted murder

TORONTO - A Toronto man recently acquitted of murder is recovering in hospital from a gunshot wound and facing attempted murder and firearms charges following a shooting inside a west-end apartment. (Toronto Star)

Fatal shooting in northwest Toronto

TORONTO - A man is dead after a shooting near Albion and Weston Rds., the city’s record-tying 89th homicide of the year. (Toronto Sun)

FBI: Vegas gunman sought infamy

A panel of experts with access to troves of evidence failed to determine why a gunman carried out the Route 91 Harvest festival attack, the FBI announced Tuesday. (Las Vegas Review Journal)

Man with mob ties shot dead in north Montreal

MONTREAL - After surviving an attempt on his life two years ago, a man with ties to the Montreal Mafia was fatally shot in a Laval hotel lobby Saturday night. (Montreal Gazette)
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Tragic details of woman shot during killing of Jonathan Bacon revealed in court documents

VANCOUVER - A tragic side note is included in a B.C. Court of Appeal ruling that dismisses an appeal made by one of two men who conspired to murder slain gangster Jonathan Bacon. (The Province)

3 men who allegedly stole RCMP car arrested after one shot by police

A man was taken to hospital on Friday after being shot during a confrontation with an RCMP officer during an early morning incident in west of Red Deer in central Alberta. (Global News)

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)

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)

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