Shootings Headlines

  • Police officer gunned down in Mobile, Alabama

    An Alabama police officer has died after being shot on Sunday, according to the Mobile Police Department. Officer Sean Tuder, 30, was shot by a suspect with prior warrants while doing follow up work on an investigation, Police Chief Lawrence Batiste told a press conference covered by CNN affiliate WKRG. The suspect, Marco Perez, 19, was taken into custody, he said. WKRG reported that District Attorney Ashley Rich has authorized capital murder charges against Perez.Officer was 'a true...

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  • Authorities: Police officer gunned down in Mobile, Alabama

    A police officer has been shot to death in Mobile, Alabama. Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Batiste told reporters that Officer Sean Tuder was gunned down Sunday afternoon.Batiste said one suspect has been taken into custody. However, he said he could not immediately confirm if the

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  • Pakistan arrests officers after shooting that left 4 dead

    Authorities in Pakistan have arrested counter-terrorism police officers after they killed a middle-aged couple, their 13-year-old daughter and another man in what the police initially claimed was a shootout with insurgents. Police killed grocery store owner Mohammad Khalil, his wife Nabila,

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  • Pakistan arrests officers after shooting that left 4 dead

    Authorities in Pakistan have arrested counter-terrorism police officers after they killed a middle-aged couple and their 13-year-old daughter in what the police initially claimed was a shootout with insurgents

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  • 14-year-old in Tempe shot and killed running from police officer

    A 14-year-old boy in Tempe, Arizona holding a replica gun was shot and killed by a police officer as he ran down an alley. The Tempe Police Department released body camera footage of the incident. The officer, identified only as Jaen, was responding to a call from a citizen reporting a suspicious vehicle and approached a gray Chevy pickup apparently involved in a burglary parked in an alley, Chief of Tempe Police Sylvia Moir said in a press conference. The video shows Officer Jaen taking cover...

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  • Officer who shot black man in back indicted on murder charge

    Nashville Police Officer Andrew Delke has been indicted on a charge of first degree murder, prosecutors said, after a video showed him shooting a man in the back as he ran away. Delke, 25, is accused of killing 25-year-old Daniel Hambrick last July in North Nashville. He had been initially charged with criminal homicide, which includes murder, voluntary manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide under Tennessee law. The Nashville-Davidson County District Attorney's Office announced the...

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  • Police make 2 arrests in triple slaying in Kentucky

    Two arrests were made Friday in the deaths of three people found shot a day earlier at a home in western Kentucky, and police said the investigation was "far from over" as they sought more people to question. Police in Owensboro said Arnett B. Baines, 30, and Cylar L. Shemwell, 31, both of

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  • The Latest: Witness unable to identify Van Dyke in courtroom

    The Latest on the sentencing of the Chicago police officer who fired the shots that killed black teenager Laquan McDonald (all times local): 3:20 p.m. One of former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke's daughters spoke during his sentencing hearing and blamed the media for shaming

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  • Mothers of April: Relatives of the slain unite in Nicaragua

    Mothers, sisters, aunts who lost loved ones in Nicaragua repression unite to seek justice as Madres de Abril. They follow in footsteps of mothers throughout the region who for years have demanded answers in their children’s murders

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  • Former Chicago officer to be sentenced in Laquan McDonald shooting

    More than four years after 17-year-old Laquan McDonald died in a barrage of bullets, former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke will be sentenced Friday for the fatal shooting. The veteran police officer was convicted in October of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery with a firearm for the shooting in October 2014. He was the first Chicago police officer to be charged with first-degree murder since 1980. Van Dyke faces between four and 20 years in prison for the...

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  • Thousands expected at memorial for slain California officer

    Police officers from across the country are expected at Friday's memorial service for a 22-year-old rookie who had long dreamed of being an officer and was slain just weeks into the job in a Northern California college town. The service for Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona, who was shot

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  • 1 dead, 1 wounded after shooting outside Texas church

    A woman died Thursday after a shooting in the parking lot of a Texas church northwest of Houston, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies were called to the Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church in Cypress on Thursday night after reports of a shooting, the sheriff's office tweeted. When they arrived, they found two victims. One of them was dead and the other was wounded. The second victim is in critical condition, the sheriff's office said. No suspects were in custody Thursday...

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  • 3 Chicago officers not guilty of cover-up in McDonald's shooting death

    A judge has found three Chicago police officers not guilty of covering up details in the 2014 killing of Laquan McDonald, a black teenager. Former Detective David March, former Officer Joseph Walsh and Officer Thomas Gaffney had been accused of falsifying police reports to protect Officer Jason Van Dyke, who was found guilty in October of second-degree murder in McDonald's death. But Cook County Associate Judge Domenica Stephenson said in her ruling the state had not proven beyond a reasonable...

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  • Journalist who exposed soccer corruption in Ghana shot dead

    A journalist who exposed corruption in soccer in Ghana was killed by two gunmen, an attorney for his employer told CNN. Ahmed Hussein-Suale was near his home Wednesday in the Accra suburb of Madina when two men on a motorbike pulled up next to his car and shot him at close range, according to the lawyer, Kissi Agyebeng. The journalist died instantly after being shot twice in the chest and in the neck, Agyebeng said. Ghanaian police have not responded to repeated CNN calls about the...

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  • Journalist in Ghana who exposed soccer corruption shot dead

    Police in Ghana say an investigative journalist whose work exposing corruption in African soccer led to the downfall of a member of the sport's high-powered FIFA Council has been shot dead by gunmen on a motorbike. Police said Thursday that Ahmed Hussein-Suale was killed Wednesday night,

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  • UN spokesman says Yemen monitor Patrick Cammaert and team are safe in Hodeida following reported shooting incident

    UN spokesman says Yemen monitor Patrick Cammaert and team are safe in Hodeida following reported shooting incident

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  • Journalist in Ghana who exposed soccer corruption shot dead

    Investigative journalist in Ghana who exposed soccer corruption shot dead by gunmen

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  • Judge acquits 3 Chicago officers of Laquan McDonald cover-up

    The judge said there was no indication that officers tried to hide evidence in the 2014 shooting of the black teenager.

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  • San Francisco pier shooter seeks dismissal of gun charge

    A Mexican national who touched off a fierce immigration debate over his role in the shooting death of a woman walking on a San Francisco pier is seeking to overturn his felony gun possession conviction. It was the only charge he was found guilty of after a jury acquitted him of murder.

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  • 3 men arrested in shooting death of Louisiana officer

    Police have arrested three men in the death of Shreveport, Louisiana, police Officer Chatéri Payne, according to a Shreveport police spokesman. Trevon Anderson, 26, Lawrence Pierre, 22, and Glenn Frierson, 38, each face charges of second-degree murder, department spokesman Marcus Hines said Tuesday night. Payne had graduated from the police academy just two months before she was shot dead a week ago in a northwestern Louisiana home. Payne had her uniform on and was preparing for her shift,...

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  • Killings of transgender people in US saw another high year

    For decades, every year she's been active in the transgender community, Isa Noyola has attended a funeral for a friend. As deputy director at the Transgender Law Center based in Oakland, California, she has met many community members who have the same experience. "Death, profound loss, the violence that surrounds us, it's constant. It's a significant part of my transgender experience." Despite an all-time high in trans-visibility, with celebrities such as Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox now...

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  • Father of Jayme Closs' kidnap suspect has letter for her family

    The father of the man suspected of kidnapping Jayme Closs says he has a letter for her family days after his son was arrested. Jake Patterson, 21, has confessed to kidnapping Jayme after fatally shooting her parents on October 15 in their home near Barron, Wisconsin, according to a criminal complaint. He was arrested Thursday, minutes after Jayme escaped from the home where he'd allegedly kept her hidden for 88 days. A judge ordered him held on $5 million bail, and he is scheduled back in court...

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  • Second day of gunfire, blasts after attack on Kenyan hotel complex

    Gunshots and explosions rang out early Wednesday at the scene of a Kenyan hotel complex hours after it was attacked by armed men, leaving at least 11 people dead. The coordinated blasts and gunfire started Tuesday afternoon local time at the DusitD2 compound, an upmarket cluster of shops and hotel facilities in the capital of Nairobi. An unknown number of gunmen burst through the complex, leading to a standoff that continued through the night, with people trapped in various parts of the...

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  • 'I 100% think it's her': How 911 callers say Jayme Closs was found

    When missing teenager Jayme Closs came to the door Thursday with a neighbor, Kristin Kasinskas called 911 and got right to the point: We've found the girl that virtually the whole of Wisconsin has been looking for. Jayme had just walked up to Kasinskas' neighbor, Jeanne Nutter, in a remote northwestern Wisconsin community and said she'd escaped from her captor. For 30 minutes, Kasinskas and Nutter gave police the first insights about how Jayme had been found, about who allegedly killed her...

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