Shootings

FILE - In this June 1, 2019 file photo, Virginia Beach city manager Dave Hansen speaks at a news conference on a shooting at a municipal building, in Virginia Beach, Va. Hansen announced his resignation Wednesday, Aug. 28. Hansen helped lead the city's response to one of the worst mass shootings in Virginia history three months ago when a city employee killed 12 people at a municipal building. But family members of some of the victims have been critical of Hansen's response to the shooting, saying he has not been responsive to their requests for information or treated them well.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
August 28, 2019 - 12:45 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Three months after a Virginia Beach city employee killed 12 people in a mass shooting , the city's executive resigned Wednesday following criticism from victims' family members and others about his response to the rampage. In his resignation letter, Virginia Beach City...
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August 27, 2019 - 6:30 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The gun believed to have been used to kill a woman in a suspected gang-related slaying between feuding criminal groups has been found, Swedish police said Tuesday, a day after Prime Minister Stefan Lofven called the episode "an unbelievably cruel act." The 31-year-old...
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Kevin French react as his father, Russell French, describe the family's ordeal during a news conference in Corona, Calif., Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. Russell and his wife, Paola French, were shot by an off-duty LAPD officer in the same incident where their son, Kenneth French, was killed by the same officer at a Costco in June. (Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register via AP)
August 26, 2019 - 9:20 pm
CORONA, Calif. (AP) — The parents of a mentally ill man who was fatally shot by an off-duty police officer in a California Costco store called for him to be criminally charged as they recover from their own gunshot wounds. Salvador Sanchez, a Los Angeles police officer, has said he opened fire...
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FILE - This undated Pennsylvania Department of Transportation photo shows Robert Bowers. Bowers is charged with killing 11 worshippers at a Pittsburgh synagogue. The U.S. attorney's office in Pittsburgh filed a notice of intent Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 to seek the death penalty against Bowers in last year's attack. (Pennsylvania Department of Transportation via AP, File)
August 26, 2019 - 5:05 pm
A man charged with killing 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue should face the death penalty if convicted, federal prosecutors said in a court filing Monday. The U.S. attorney's office in Pittsburgh filed a notice of intent to seek the death penalty against 46-year-old Robert Bowers in last year's...
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FILE - This Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 file image taken from video provided by KABC-TV shows the outside of a Los Angeles County sheriff's station in Lancaster, Calif. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says a deputy who claimed he was shot in a station parking lot earlier this week was lying. Assistant Sheriff Robin Limon said at a news conference late Saturday that Wednesday's "reported sniper assault was fabricated" by Angel Reinosa. The 21-year-old deputy told authorities he used a knife to damage his uniform shirt. He's been relieved of duties and will face a criminal investigation. He didn't explain his motive. (KABC-TV via AP, File)
August 26, 2019 - 6:11 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County deputy lied when he said he was shot in the shoulder while standing in a sheriff's station parking lot last week and will face a criminal investigation, authorities said. "The reported sniper assault was fabricated" by Deputy Angel Reinosa, Assistant Sheriff...
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Musician Stevie Wonder, front left, and comedian Dave Chappelle appear on stage during the "Gem City Shine," event in the Oregon District in Dayton, Ohio, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. Chappelle, who resides in nearby Yellow Springs, hosted the special block party and benefit concert for those affected by the recent mass shooting. (Marshall Gorby/Dayton Daily News via AP)
August 26, 2019 - 3:27 am
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Thousands turned out to a benefit hosted by comedian Dave Chappelle that honored victims of a mass shooting in Ohio. The star-studded "Gem City Shine" took place Sunday in Dayton's Oregon District, the historic neighborhood that was marred by a 32-second rampage that killed nine...
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Police investigate an incident in an industrial area near Porvoo, Finland, early Sunday Aug. 25, 2019. Police in Finland say two officers have been shot and wounded while on duty in the southern town of Porvoo. Finland's police chief said Sunday the officers were in stable condition. (Roni Rekomaa/Lehtikuva via AP)
August 25, 2019 - 11:56 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Police in Finland said two officers were shot and wounded early Sunday while on duty in the southern town of Porvoo. Finland's police chief, Seppo Kolehmainen, said one of the officers is seriously injured but in stable condition. The other was lightly injured and has been...
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August 25, 2019 - 11:46 am
In a story Aug. 24 about red flag laws, The Associated Press reported erroneously that an officer was fatally shot by a man while serving a warrant to take his guns away last year under Maryland's new law. The man being served was fatally shot by officers. A corrected version of the story is below...
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This image provided by the Todd County (Minn.) Sheriff's office shows Dylan John Bennett. Authorities say Dylan John Bennett, the son of a former NFL lineman wanted on murder charges in the death of his parents has been arrested in Mexico The Todd County Sheriff’s Office says 22-year-old Dylan John Bennett was arrested at a hotel Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 in Cancun. (Todd County Sheriff's Office via AP)
August 24, 2019 - 7:30 pm
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say the son of a former NFL lineman wanted on murder charges in Minnesota for the shooting of his parents was arrested Saturday in Mexico. The Todd County Sheriff's Office says 22-year-old Dylan John Bennett was arrested on second degree murder charges at a...
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FILE - In a Aug. 23, 2018 file photo, Michael Drejka sits in court during a bond hearing at the Pinellas County Justice Center in Clearwater, Fla. Drejka, who fatally shot an unarmed black man during a dispute over a handicapped parking space, told detectives he fired because he had been pushed to the ground and he feared the man was about to "finish" what he started, video played at his trial Thursday, August 22, 2019 shows.(Jim Damaske/Tampa Bay Times via AP, File)
August 23, 2019 - 11:39 pm
A white Florida man who told detectives he had a "pet peeve" about illegal parking in handicapped spots was convicted late Friday of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man outside a convenience store. Six jurors deliberated for six hours before convicting Michael Drejka for the...
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