Shootings

September 25, 2019 - 11:24 am
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A grand jury declined to bring charges against an off-duty Los Angeles police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill man who assaulted him in a Southern California Costco warehouse, Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin said Wednesday. Officer Salvador Sanchez, a...
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This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Joaquin Phoenix in a scene from "Joker," in theaters on Oct. 4. Alarmed by violence depicted in a trailer for the upcoming movie “Joker,” some relatives of victims of the 2012 Aurora movie theater shooting asked distributor Warner Bros. on Tuesday to commit to gun control causes. Twelve people were killed in the suburban Denver theater during a midnight showing of the Batman film, “The Dark Knight Rises,” also distributed by Warner Bros. (Niko Tavernise/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)
September 24, 2019 - 3:07 pm
DENVER (AP) — Alarmed by violence depicted in a trailer for the upcoming movie "Joker," some relatives of victims of the 2012 Aurora movie theater shooting asked distributor Warner Bros. on Tuesday to commit to gun control causes. Sandy Phillips' daughter, Jessica Ghawi, was one of 12 people killed...
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Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger is escorted by a security detail as she arrives for her murder trial at the Frank Crowley Courthouse in downtown Dallas, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. Guyger is on trial for shooting and killing her unarmed neighbor Botham Jean in the Dallas apartment building they both lived in. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
September 24, 2019 - 12:19 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The second day of testimony in the murder trial for a Texas police officer charged in the shooting death of her neighbor began Tuesday with jurors hearing the officer's frantic call to 911 following the shooting. In the 911 call, Amber Guyger tells a dispatcher that she shot Botham...
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This undated photo provided by the Chicago Police Department on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 shows Michael Blackman. Authorities say Blackman, suspected of shooting and wounding a Chicago police officer and of being the bicyclist who shot a woman in broad daylight near downtown days earlier is facing attempted murder charges. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi announced the update Monday, Sept. 23 on Twitter, saying Blackman faces a total of four counts in Saturday’s shooting of the officer and Wednesday’s shooting of the bicyclist. (Chicago Police Department via AP)
September 23, 2019 - 8:14 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A former fast-food delivery worker suspected of shooting a Chicago police officer and of being the bicyclist who shot a woman in broad daylight downtown days earlier was charged Monday with five counts of attempted murder. Michael Blackman, 45, faces one count of attempted murder in...
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This Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 photo provided by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office shows Daniel McMahon, 31, of Brandon, Fla. A Justice Department spokeswoman said McMahon was indicted in Virginia on charged that include bias-motivated interference with a candidate for elective office. (Pinellas County Sheriff's Office via AP)
September 23, 2019 - 3:42 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A white man charged with cyberstalking and making racist threats against a black activist in Virginia was ordered Monday to remain in custody, in a case that could test the boundaries of when online trolling becomes a criminal threat. U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas Wilson ordered...
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Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger, center, arrives for the first day of her murder trial in the 204th District Court at the Frank Crowley Courts Building in Dallas, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. Guyger is accused of shooting her black neighbor in his Dallas apartment. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool)
September 23, 2019 - 11:04 am
DALLAS (AP) — Opening statements were set to begin Monday in the murder trial of a white Dallas police officer who fatally shot a black neighbor in his home, a shooting the officer has said happened after she entered the man's apartment by mistake. Amber Guyger, 31, is on trial for last year's...
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2019 file photo, fired Dallas police Officer Amber Guyger, right, arrives for jury selection in her murder trial at the Frank Crowley Courthouse in downtown Dallas. The murder trial for a Guyger who shot and killed Botham Jean, an unarmed black man in his Dallas apartment is set for opening arguments Monday Sept. 23, 2019. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP File)
September 22, 2019 - 9:34 am
DALLAS (AP) — Last September, a white police officer shot and killed an unarmed black man in his own apartment. That much is settled. But nearly every other aspect Amber Guyger's murder trial for the killing of Botham Jean remains cloaked in controversy as opening statements in the case are set to...
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Police search for a suspect that shot a Chicago Police Department officer, near 63rd and Damen, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. The shooting happened around 8:40 a.m. (Abel Uribe/Chicago Tribune via AP)
September 21, 2019 - 11:03 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A man suspected of shooting and wounding a Chicago police officer on Saturday is the bicyclist suspected of shooting a woman in the back in broad daylight near downtown earlier in the week, police said. Michael Blackman, 45, managed to get away from both shootings and should be...
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September 21, 2019 - 10:22 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the nonfatal shooting of a Chicago police officer (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Authorities say a man suspected of shooting and wounding a Chicago police officer on Saturday morning is the bicyclist suspected of shooting a woman in broad daylight near downtown earlier...
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FILE - This undated file photo released by the Long Beach, Calif., Police Department shows weapons and ammunition seized from a cook at a Los Angeles-area hotel who allegedly threatened a mass shooting. Rodolfo Montoya was arrested Tuesday, Aug. 20, a day after allegedly telling a co-worker at the Long Beach Marriott he planned to shoot fellow workers and others. Experts say media coverage of the shootings makes the public more prone to inform on worrisome relatives or neighbors in an attempt to thwart more shootings. Following the high-profile shootings in California and Texas and Ohio, tips to the FBI rose by about 15,000 each week. (Long Beach Police Department via AP, File)
September 21, 2019 - 7:48 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It had all the makings of a massacre. Six guns, including a Colt AR-15 rifle. About 1,000 rounds of ammunition. A bulletproof vest. And an angry Southern California man who threated to kill his co-workers at a hotel and its guests. But a concerned colleague intervened, alerting...
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