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Fatal Fight Between Neighbors on Tape: 'C'mon, Shoot Me!'

Kara Box has cellphone video of confrontation between her late husband, 2 neighbors

(Newser) - Cops say a 37-year-old Texas man was shot dead by two neighbors earlier this month after an argument over a mattress, and now Aaron Howard's common-law wife has video of the confrontation. "People deserve to know what actually happened," Kara Box tells KTXS . See that site or... More »

Female Shooter Was a Temporary Employee

26-year-old kills 3 and herself, wounds others, at Rite Aid distribution center outside Baltimore

(Newser) - News that a shooting left multiple people dead may sound depressingly familiar, but the one outside Baltimore on Thursday is unique in at least one way: The shooter was female. Police say the 26-year-old woman, who has not been identified, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Harford... More »

After House Awarded to Ex, Man Tries to Kill Her

'Extremely tense' day in Pa. ends with suspect, his parents dead

(Newser) - The hunt for a Pennsylvania man who cops say shot at his ex-wife, then gunned down his elderly parents on Wednesday is over. Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan told reporters Thursday that 59-year-old Bruce Rogal had crashed his minivan into his ex-wife's home earlier that morning, and that... More »

Multiple Victims Dead in Shooting Near Baltimore

The AP reports 3 fatalities; suspected shooter is in critical condition

(Newser) - Multiple people are dead and others wounded after a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center outside Baltimore, reports the Baltimore Sun . The AP says three are dead, but authorities have not confirmed. Police say the shooter is in custody and has been taken to a local hospital in critical... More »

Gunman Dead in Penn. After Opening Fire at Courthouse

Four others were wounded in the shooting

(Newser) - Fayette County, Penn., officials say police shot and killed a gunman who opened fire in the lobby of the Masontown Borough Center. District Attorney Richard Bower confirmed Wednesday that a German Township police officer shot the gunman multiple times, killing him, per the AP . Bower says the gunman, who was... More »

4 People Hurt in Shooting at Wisconsin Business

Suspected shooter was also critically injured

(Newser) - Four people were shot and wounded during a shooting Wednesday at a software company in a suburb of Madison, Wisconsin, according to a city administrator. The suspected shooter was also injured critically during the late-morning shooting at WTS Paradigm in Middleton, City Administrator Mike Davis said. He said police have... More »

She Panned Diner's Treatment of Disabled. Next Came 3 Shots

Friend of diner owner accused in Aug. 20 drive-by shooting

(Newser) - "I didn't think anybody was crazy enough to do something like this." So says Florida's Monica Walley, who was at her Orange County home Aug. 20 when a bullet whizzed through a window, missing her father's head by inches. It was one of three fired... More »

4 Dead After Shooting at Cincinnati Bank

Shooter is among the dead, reportedly killed by a police officer

(Newser) - Police say four people are dead, including the gunman, in a downtown Cincinnati bank shooting. Police Chief Eliot Isaac said the shooter opened fire early Thursday morning at the loading dock of the Fifth Third Bank building, then entered the bank's lobby where he was confronted by police, per... More »

'Very Chaotic Scene' After 10 Shot in San Bernardino

3 of those injured are in 'extremely critical' condition

(Newser) - "Multiple victims down," an "uncooperative" crowd, and a "very chaotic scene" is how Captain Rich Lawhead describes to KABC what police encountered at an apartment complex in San Bernardino late Sunday. Ten people were shot in a common area of the complex on the 1200 block... More »

Man's 'Dim View' of Women Led to Shootings, Cops Say

Nicholas D'Agostino has been accused in two attacks of female drivers

(Newser) - A Texas man has been accused of shooting multiple female drivers because of their gender. Per BuzzFeed News , Nicholas D'Agostino was arrested Thursday after he was initially released on bond in connection with the July shooting of a Katy woman. Last week, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said... More »

Gaming Event Turns Deadly as Gunman Opens Fire

Police in Jacksonville, Fla. called it a 'mass shooting'

(Newser) - Four people were reported killed Sunday and scores more injured when a gunman opened fire at a Florida video game tournament. Per CNN , attendees were gathered at an officially sanctioned event for the Madden Championship Series when shots rang out at a riverfront mall in Jacksonville. Per the AP , the... More »

2nd Man Guilty in Killing That Stunned Chicago

He fired shot that killed Hadiya Pendleton

(Newser) - A jury on Thursday found a second suspect guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of a 15-year-old high school honor student whose death in 2013 became a symbol of Chicago's random gun violence. The jury concluded Micheail Ward, who was 18 at the time, was guilty of firing... More »

Cops: Man Shot After Aretha Franklin Argument

Pair in barbershop disagreed about who was starring in upcoming biopic

(Newser) - Fans mourned Aretha Franklin all around the world Thursday—including in a barbershop in Suffolk, Va., where a discussion of the Queen of Soul turned violent. Witnesses say that after an argument over whether Halle Berry had played or was going to play Franklin in a biopic turned violent, Michael... More »

6 Injured in Walmart Checkout Line Shooting

Suspect opened fire after dispute, police say, 'was definitely on some type of drugs'

(Newser) - A man pulled a gun during a dispute with another customer in Walmart checkout lines near Philadelphia and opened fire, wounding several people before fleeing, but was later arrested after crashing into a police vehicle, police said Tuesday night. All victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the gunfire reported just after... More »

2 Cops Dead After Shots Wake Quiet City

2 others killed in shooting in Canada's Fredericton

(Newser) - Canadian police say two of four people killed in a shooting in the eastern city of Fredericton, New Brunswick, Friday morning are police officers. Fredericton police say one suspect is in custody, and they are not releasing the names of the slain officers yet. The shooting happened in an apartment... More »

At Peace Rally Shooting, a Bystander Stops a Gunman

Cops call it a 'miracle,' credit him with saving lives

(Newser) - It started with an argument during a basketball game—a game that took place at a crowded park that was hosting a rally to condemn violence. Police in Titusville, Fla., say a man left Saturday's Peace in the City gathering at Isaac Campbell Park, got a gun, then returned... More »

3 Dead After New Orleans Gunmen Fire Into Crowd

7 wounded in shooting outside strip mall

(Newser) - Two armed individuals walked up to a crowd gathered Saturday evening outside a strip mall in New Orleans and opened fire, killing three people and wounding seven more, the police chief said. The shooting happened on a busy thoroughfare about three miles from the French Quarter, police say. Police chief... More »

Woman Shoots Husband Dead After He Bought Porn

Patricia Hill called 911 and told them what she'd done

(Newser) - An Arkansas woman was arrested Saturday after authorities say she fatally shot her husband. Of particular note in this case is the reason the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says Patricia Hill gave for the deadly misdeed: her husband bought porn. Per Fox16.com , 69-year-old Hill admitted to police she... More »

Texas Shootings Leave 5 Dead, Including 3 at Nursing Home

Details remain scant, but the shooter is among the dead

(Newser) - Texas authorities say five people have been killed following separate shootings that included a nursing home in a Corpus Christi suburb, the AP reports. Robstown City Secretary Herman Rodriguez says via Twitter that three people were killed Friday following a shooting at the Retama Manor nursing home. Two additional men... More »

Broken Glass Triggered 'Active Shooter' Hysteria

People ran for the exits in Texas mall

(Newser) - Glass cases being smashed during an attempted robbery at a jewelry store in a popular Texas mall on Saturday were misconstrued as gunfire and sent people running for the exits, according to the authorities and witnesses, the AP reports. All known suspects in the attempted robbery at the La... More »

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