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Cops: 12-Year-Old School Shooter Claims Bullying

One student was killed, 2 seriously injured after suspect opened fire in southern Finland, per police

(Newser) - During Finland's day of mourning after the school shooting that left one student dead and two others seriously injured, more details are emerging on the 12-year-old suspected shooter. Officials there said Wednesday that the alleged shooter is a sixth grader who said he'd been bullied, reports the AP...

Before Attack in Russia, a 'Secret Warning' From the US

US Embassy warned US citizens to stay away from large gatherings due to potential terror attack

(Newser) - As authorities try to piece together what happened at a mass shooting at Moscow's Crocus City concert hall on Friday that left more than 100 dead and close to 150 injured, at last count, the Wall Street Journal reports on a "secret warning" that was sent from the...

Airport Chief Hurt in Shootout With ATF Agents
Airport Chief
Shot During ATF
Gunfight Dies

Airport Chief Shot During ATF Gunfight Dies

It's still not clear what agents were looking for

(Newser) - The Arkansas airport director shot by federal agents who were serving a search warrant on his home early Tuesday has died, the airport announced Thursday. Bryan Malinowski, 53, "was a 16-year employee of the airport," the chair of the Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission said in a statement...

Congressman's Brother Fatally Shot at Family Home

Sheriff says Dan Kildee's brother was shot by family member in Michigan

(Newser) - Timothy Kildee, younger brother of US Rep. Dan Kildee, was fatally shot early Tuesday at his home in Vienna Township, Michigan, authorities say. Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson said Kildee, 57, was shot after a "yelling match'' with a family member believed to be his 27-year-old son, the...

Cops in Florida Beach Town Had Very Busy Hour Sunday Night

Jacksonville Beach saw 3 shootings in 41 minutes

(Newser) - Spring break and St. Paddy's Day must have brought the crazy, because Jacksonville Beach cops had an extremely busy Sunday night. As WJXX reports, three separate shootings occurred in the Florida city within an hour, killing one and injuring several. The beachfront, downtown, and bar area were put on...

Report: Maine Shooter Should've Had Guns Seized Weeks Before

Independent commission finds Robert Card should have been placed in protective custody

(Newser) - Law enforcement should have seized a man's guns and put him in protective custody weeks before he committed Maine's deadliest mass shooting, a report found Friday. An independent commission has been reviewing the events that led up to Army reservist Robert Card killing 18 people at a bowling...

No Charges in 'Deeply Upsetting' Subway Shooting

NYC prosecutors say man acted in self-defense when he grabbed another man's gun, fired

(Newser) - There won't be charges against a man who shot another on a New York City subway train. Although the Thursday shooting was "deeply upsetting," "evidence of self-defense precludes us from filing any criminal charges against the shooter," Oren Yaniv, a rep for the Brooklyn District...

Teen Charged With Killing 6 Near Canada's Capital

Victims in Barrhaven include mom, 4 kids

(Newser) - A 19-year-old from Sri Lanka has been charged with six counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder in one of the worst mass killings Canada's capital region has ever seen. Police initially described the Wednesday murders in a home in the Ottawa suburb of Barrhaven as...

First Rust Trial Backs Up a Key Point for Alec Baldwin

Armorer expert says it wasn't Baldwin's job to check the safety of the gun

(Newser) - The trial and conviction of a movie armorer in connection with a fatal shooting on the set of the Western movie Rust has given Alec Baldwin and his legal team an unusual window into how his own trial could unfold. A New Mexico jury deliberated less than three hours Wednesday...

Jury Finds Armorer Guilty in Film Set Shooting by Baldwin

Hannah Gutierrez-Reed convicted of involuntary manslaughter

(Newser) - A jury convicted a movie weapons supervisor of involuntary manslaughter on Wednesday in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by actor Alec Baldwin during a rehearsal on the set of the Western movie Rust. The verdict against Hannah Gutierrez-Reed assigns new blame in the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins in...

Soldier Surrenders After 4 Shot Dead in Germany

Motive still unknown as investigation centers on town of Rotenburg

(Newser) - Four people are dead and a suspect has turned himself in after shootings in two locations in northern Germany—and that suspect is reportedly one of that nation's soldiers. Police on Friday said the shooting took place overnight in the rural areas of Bothel and Scheessel, and that the...

Court Worker Killed While Trying to Serve Eviction Notice

A police officer was also killed in Missouri shooting

(Newser) - A court employee and a police officer were fatally shot Thursday after the court process server tried to serve an eviction notice at a home in Independence, Missouri, authorities said. A second officer was critically injured, but is expected to survive, police said. Independence Police Chief Adam Dustman said Thursday...

Cops Kill Man Armed With Saw at Home Depot
Cops Kill Armed Man
in Home Depot

Cops Kill Armed Man in Home Depot

Suspect 'didn't listen,' grabbed a steel jab saw during encounter in Fontana, California

(Newser) - A frightening scene in the streets of California ended with a man fatally shot by police in a Home Depot. FOX 11 reports that cops with the Fontana Police Department first responded around 6pm local time to numerous 911 calls of an individual acting erratically in traffic, apparently trying to...

Shooting Stuns Remote Alaska Village

Teen charged with killing 2 adults, severely injuring 2 others in Point Hope

(Newser) - A shooting that killed two adults and severely wounded two others has stunned a tiny Alaska Native whaling village above the Arctic Circle, where parents were told they could keep their children home from school Tuesday to hug them. A 16-year-old boy has been charged as an adult with two...

She Texted Her Mom From the Theater. Then She Was Dead
Forever Purge Killer
Sentenced for 2 Murders

Forever Purge Killer Sentenced for 2 Murders

Joseph Jiminez Jr. will serve life in prison with no chance of parole

(Newser) - A California man convicted of fatally shooting two teenagers on a first date during a 2021 showing of The Forever Purge has been sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole. Joseph Jimenez Jr., 23, was found guilty in December of two counts of first-degree murder, as well...

In Ring Footage, Father Confesses He Killed Son

Florida man says 'fighting was unbearable,' so he shot 22-year-old son

(Newser) - "He's not breathing. He's dead. The fighting on the way home was unbearable," David de Jesus Contreras says on video recorded on his home's Ring camera. The "he" in question is his 22-year-old son, Eric, and Contreras has confessed to fatally shooting him after a fight on...

Minnesota Gunman Shot Cops, Firefighter Inside His House

They'd been engaged in negotiations for more than 3 hours

(Newser) - Authorities released further details Thursday on the slayings of two police officers and a firefighter-paramedic amid a standoff in Minnesota over the weekend. The three men responded to a a domestic situation at a Burnsville home around 1:50am Sunday, the AP reports. "The officers entered the home and...

2 People Found Dead in Colorado Dorm Room Identified
Arrest Made in Colorado
Dorm Room Shooting

Arrest Made in Colorado Dorm Room Shooting

Police say suspect knew Colorado Springs victims

(Newser) - Police in Colorado Springs say a person suspected of killing two people in a University of Colorado-Colorado Springs dorm room Friday was arrested Monday morning. The Colorado Springs Police Department said 25-year-old Nicholas Jordan was taken into custody without incident on two counts of first-degree murder, reports the AP . Police...

One Dead, 5 Injured in Waffle House Shooting

Cops think an argument between 2 groups led to gunfire at Indianapolis restaurant

(Newser) - A shooting at a Waffle House restaurant in Indianapolis early Monday killed a woman and wounded five other victims, police said. Officers responded to a report of a shooting at the restaurant on Lynhurst Drive around 12:30am, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said. Police found five victims with gunshot...

Joel Osteen Lauds &#39;Heroes&#39; of Megachurch Shooting
Joel Osteen
Returns to
His Church

Joel Osteen Returns to His Church

Pastor praises law enforcement, his Houston megachurch's security team after Feb. 11 shooting

(Newser) - Lakewood Church was back in business on Sunday, a week after a shooting at Joel Osteen's megachurch in Houston left the shooter dead, her young son critically injured, and another man hurt. The congregation offered up prayers for the injured, as well as for 36-year-old shooter Genesse Moreno, while...

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