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Controlling gun crimes needs social reset in US
Compared to democracies such as Australia, Britain, New Zealand and South Africa, which had gun massacre incidents of their own but managed to legislate and reduce the supply of weapons, the US is more extreme in terms of corporate power, social fragmentation and ideological schisms
Updated on Feb 06, 2023 09:52 AM IST
1 dead, officer wounded in shooting at Memphis library in US
Officers were called to the Poplar-White Station Public Library around 12:30 p.m., the Memphis Police Department tweeted. Both the person and the officer were shot, police said.
Published on Feb 03, 2023 03:33 AM IST
3 dead after ‘random’ shooting at Washington state store, suspect kills self
The dismaying episode came on the heels of two mass shootings in California that have left 18 people dead as the United States grapples yet again with the horror of spiraling gun violence. Man who killed three in Washington state shoots himself dead: police
Published on Jan 25, 2023 02:13 PM IST
Suspect in California mass shooting killed himself in van: Police
The man was named as 72-year-old Huu Can Tran.
Updated on Jan 23, 2023 07:27 AM IST
Shooting at Louisiana nightclub: 12 people injured, 1 in critical condition
Three Baton Rouge police officers were nearby when the shots were fired around 1.30 am and responded to the Dior Bar & Lounge. They administered life-saving aid until emergency medical technicians arrived.
Updated on Jan 23, 2023 05:51 AM IST
California gunman at large hours after killing 10 at Chinese New Year party
The gunman killed 10 people and wounded 10 others in a mass shooting at a dance club in California.
Updated on Jan 23, 2023 05:42 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao
Male shooter flees after killing 10 at Chinese New Year Lunar party in US
United States shooting: The incident took place at 10.22 pm (11.52 am IST) after Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations.
Updated on Jan 22, 2023 07:11 PM IST
Six people including six-month-old baby killed in California home shooting
Authorities responded early morning on Monday after multiple shots were heard and found the victims as they arrived on the scene. Some victims were found in the street while others were found in the house.
Updated on Jan 16, 2023 11:28 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Nisha Anand
US: Six-year-old student shoots teacher in Virginia classroom, say cops
No students were injured in the shooting at Richneck Elementary School, police said.
Published on Jan 07, 2023 05:08 AM IST
5 arrested in deadly shooting at Minnesota's Mall of America
Bloomington Police chief Booker Hodges said the arrested suspects were two men, 18, and three 17-year-old male juveniles, according to the Star Tribune, and they were taken into custody in the morning at a home in nearby St. Louis Park by SWAT team officers from three jurisdictions.
Published on Dec 25, 2022 07:30 AM IST
19-yr-old killed in shooting at Mall of America in Minnesota, US: Police
There appeared to be some type of altercation between two groups and at one point, someone pulled out a gun and shot the victim multiple times, the chief said. The entire incident lasted about 30 seconds.
Updated on Dec 24, 2022 11:00 AM IST
FBI investigating North Carolina substations damaged by gunfire
The attack was an “intentional, willful and malicious attack,” state Senator Tom McInnis said during the news conference, adding that “the perpetrator will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.”
Published on Dec 05, 2022 07:44 AM IST
Walmart shooting: Gunman who killed six at store was an employee
Gun violence occurs at an alarming rate in the United States, where more than 600 mass shootings have occurred so far in 2022, according to the Gun Violence Archive website.
Published on Nov 23, 2022 07:59 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Nisha Anand
Multiple fatalities in shooting at US Walmart store in Virginia
Virginia Shooting: A shooting at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia late on Tuesday resulted in multiple fatalities.
Updated on Nov 23, 2022 11:46 AM IST
'It's the reflex': Army veteran helped disarm gunman at gay club
First he dove to duck any potential incoming fire, and then he moved to try to disarm the shooter.
Published on Nov 22, 2022 10:47 AM IST
Clubgoers stopped shooter who killed five at Colorado Springs gay nightclub
Police identified the suspect as Anderson Lee Aldrich, a 22-year-old man, who was taken into custody minutes after the shooting broke out and was being treated for injuries after the attack at Club Q.
Published on Nov 20, 2022 11:19 PM IST
Mass shooting at LGBTQ nightclub in US leaves 5 dead, 18 wounded
At a press briefing, Colorado Springs lieutenant Pamela Castro said that a suspect was taken into custody and was being treated for injuries after the attack at Club Q.
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 06:10 PM IST
3 dead, 2 injured in shooting at US university, police search for suspect
University of Virginia Shooting: Multiple agencies were engaged in an active search, the university said.
Updated on Nov 14, 2022 03:52 PM IST
Takeoff, rapper of Grammy-nominated Migos, killed in Houston shooting. He was 28
Two other people were shot and taken to area hospitals in private vehicles, police said.
Updated on Nov 01, 2022 08:25 PM IST
Five, including a police officer, killed in North Carolina shooting: Mayor
Raleigh Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin told reporters that multiple people were shot on the Neuse River Greenway around 5pm, and that the police department told her around 8pm that the suspect had been “contained” at a residence in the area. Mayor: 5 killed by N. Carolina shooter, suspect 'contained'
Published on Oct 14, 2022 07:10 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta
Authorities: 5 dead in shooting at South Carolina home
Spartanburg County deputies and emergency workers found them suffering from gunshot wounds at a house in Inman, Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger said in a statement.
Published on Oct 11, 2022 04:47 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta
1 killed, 6 injured in US' Florida bar shooting
One man was killed and six people were taken to hospitals with non-life threatening injuries, the police said.
Published on Oct 10, 2022 06:16 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao
3 hurt in shooting outside Ohio high school football stadium
Despite earlier reports that two people had been taken into custody, police said Saturday that no arrests had been made. Police said surveillance video “has already been helpful in identifying the potential target" and the investigation continues.
Published on Oct 09, 2022 06:39 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Toledo, Ohio
Uvalde schools suspend entire police force after uproar in wake of mass shooting
School leaders also put two members of the district police department on administrative leave, one of whom chose to retire instead, according to a statement released by the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District.
Updated on Oct 08, 2022 05:06 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Austin, Texas
'Let your light shine...': Teacher kidnapped, murdered in US told her students
The senseless killing of the wife, mother of two and 34-year-old kindergarten teacher has shocked the Memphis community and has led to a flood of support for her and her family.
Published on Sep 08, 2022 12:09 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
Teen gunman in custody after shooting spree in US. He recorded it on Facebook
US Memphis Shooting: "Suspect is in custody," Memphis Police Department said on Twitter. "Shelter in place has been lifted."
Updated on Sep 08, 2022 12:43 PM IST
Manhunt on after US shooter kills 3 at 'random', sets house on fire
A fourth man spotted the suspect peering into car windows and told him to stop, White said. The suspect shot him once.
Published on Aug 29, 2022 06:30 AM IST
US July 4 shooting plot suspect pleads to immigration charge
At a July 6 news conference, police said an Independence Day shooting had been thwarted and announced the men's arrest.
Published on Aug 26, 2022 06:36 AM IST
Suspect in killing of four Muslim men arrested in New Mexico
Police credited tips from the public in helping investigators locate a car that detectives believed was used in at least one of the killings and ultimately track down the suspect, identified as Muhammad Syed, 51, an Albuquerque resident.
Published on Aug 10, 2022 05:04 AM IST
Shots fired inside largest mall in America; no victim found, say cops
One woman tweeted that she was shopping for clothes for high school senior pictures with her 17-year-old daughter when the store manager told them to “move as far back as possible.”
Updated on Aug 05, 2022 06:18 AM IST