Shootings

This undated photo provided by the Houston Police Department shows Joseph James Pappas. Authorities on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, identified a man who they believe gunned down one of former President George H.W. Bush's doctors last month as Pappas, the son of a woman who died while the doctor was operating on her more than 20 years ago. (Texas Department of Public Safety/Houston Police Department via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 6:12 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A man accused of killing one of former President George H.W. Bush's doctors fatally shot himself during a confrontation with authorities in Houston on Friday morning, the city's police chief said. Joseph James Pappas, 62, was accused of shooting Dr. Mark Hausknecht on July 20, while...
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School shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz arrives at a Broward County courtroom for a hearing in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Attorneys for Cruz want a judge to prevent release of details of his education records to guarantee a fair trial. Cruz faces the death penalty if convicted of killing 17 people in the Valentine's Day attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, Pool)
August 03, 2018 - 5:57 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Broward County schools officials in general properly handled the special-needs education of troubled Parkland shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz, according to an independent report released late Friday on the orders of a judge. The 70-page report , much of which is heavily...
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Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo speaks at a news conference regarding the Oct. 1 shooting on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, in Las Vegas. More than 10 months after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, police say they are closing their investigation without answering the key question: What drove a gunman to unleash a hail of gunfire that killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more? (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 03, 2018 - 1:41 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than 10 months after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, police say they are closing their investigation without answering the key question: What drove a gunman to unleash a hail of gunfire that killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more? But authorities say...
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August 03, 2018 - 7:39 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Swedish prosecutor in charge of investigating whether police committed an error when fatally shooting a 20-year-old disabled man who waved a toy gun, said Friday that it has emerged that several officers opened fire. "The man held a weapon-like object and officers...
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Nicholas Metz, chief of the Aurora, Colo., Police Department, talks during a news conference about an officer-involved shooting of a homeowner during a news conference Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Aurora, Colo. The homeowner was shot and killed by Aurora officers as they responded to a break-in at the man's home. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 02, 2018 - 11:32 pm
DENVER (AP) — Thirty-three seconds after arriving at a suburban Denver home where a man had broken in and attacked an 11-year-old boy, police officers heard shots fired inside. An armed man came into view, police said Thursday, refusing five orders to drop his gun. He started to come toward...
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This undated photo provided by the Houston Police Department shows Joseph James Pappas. Authorities on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, identified a man who they believe gunned down one of former President George H.W. Bush's doctors last month as Pappas, the son of a woman who died while the doctor was operating on her more than 20 years ago. (Texas Department of Public Safety/Houston Police Department via AP)
August 02, 2018 - 5:58 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Friends and neighbors of a Houston man accused of killing one of former President George H.W. Bush's doctors say much of the suspect's life was a mystery to them. Joseph James Pappas' neighbors describe him as respectful and polite, but withdrawn. The search continued Thursday for...
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Police investigate the scene of a shooting that critically injured Colorado Springs Police Officer Cem Duzel Thursday morning, Aug. 2, 2018, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Colorado Springs Police Chief Pete Carey says Officer Duzel was wounded after responding with other officers to a report of shots fired east of downtown early Thursday. He says they found an armed suspect, and there was an exchange of gunfire. (Christian Murdock/The Gazette via AP)
August 02, 2018 - 3:53 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A police officer was critically wounded in a shootout in Colorado Springs after responding to a report of gunfire. Cem Duzel was among a group of officers who responded east of downtown, not far from the U.S. Olympic Training Center, early Thursday, Police Chief Pete...
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In this Tuesday, July 31, 2018 photo workers clean up a home where a homeowner shot and killed an intruder and was then killed by police responding to calls of a disturbance in Aurora, Colo. just outside Denver. Police have released few details about the shooting so far, saying they need to balance transparency with ensuring a credible investigation. (AP Photo/Colleen Slevin)
August 02, 2018 - 1:42 am
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Police are expected to release more information about a police shooting that left a man dead after he shot and killed an intruder at his suburban Denver home. Aurora Police Chief Nick Metz says he's frustrated with unspecified false information that has spread and that...
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This still image taken from a body camera video released by the Los Angeles Police Department shows a Los Angeles Police Officer confronting an armed suspect in the Van Nuys neighborhood of Los Angeles on June 16, 2018. Los Angeles police released a video showing officers fatally shooting an armed suspect and a woman he was holding hostage. The video released Tuesday, July 31, marked the second time LAPD gunfire has killed a bystander in the last six weeks. Officers were called to the Central Lutheran Church after a man allegedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend. (Los Angeles Police Department via AP)
July 31, 2018 - 7:15 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dramatic video released Tuesday shows Los Angeles officers fatally shooting a man and the woman he was holding with a knife to her throat, the first of two recent killings of hostages or bystanders as police tried to stop attackers. Officers opened fire outside a church that...
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File - In this Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, Aaron Rouse, special agent in charge of the Las Vegas Division of the FBI, responds to a question during a media briefing at Metro Police headquarters in Las Vegas. The top FBI agent in Nevada says it'll be after Oct. 1 before he can make public a report about the shooting last year that killed 58 people and injured hundreds on the Las Vegas Strip. Special Agent in Charge Aaron Rouse told KNPR radio in Las Vegas that he doesn't expect investigators will be able to pinpoint a motive behind what became the deadliest mass shooting in the nation's modern history. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File)
July 31, 2018 - 2:13 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The top FBI official in Nevada said his agency's report about the shooting last year that killed 58 people and injured hundreds on the Las Vegas Strip is in the finishing stages but won't be released until after the Oct. 1 anniversary. Special Agent in Charge Aaron Rouse said in a...
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