Nine dead following shooting at rail yard in California

Police and federal investigators on Thursday sought to determine why a Northern California transit employee opened fire on his co-workers a day earlier, killing nine people, in the latest mass shooting in the United States. Local authorities have declined to speculate on a motive for the shooting rampage, saying their work at the scene could… Read More Nine dead following shooting at rail yard in California

U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear case on carrying handguns in public

The U.S. Supreme Court stepped back into the heated debate over gun rights on Monday, agreeing to hear a challenge backed by the National Rifle Association to New York state’s restrictions on people carrying concealed handguns in public. The justices will take up an appeal by two gun owners and the New York affiliate of… Read More U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear case on carrying handguns in public

One dead, suspect arrested following shooting at supermarket in New York

Police arrested a suspected gunman on Tuesday about four hours after a shooting that left one man dead and two other people wounded at a crowded supermarket in a New York City suburb. Police cordoned off streets around a Long Island apartment complex before arresting Gabriel DeWitt Wilson, 31. “The subject has been apprehended and… Read More One dead, suspect arrested following shooting at supermarket in New York

Three dead, manhunt launched following shooting in Texas

Police in Austin, Texas, launched a manhunt on Sunday for a suspect, possibly a former county detective, after three people were shot dead in an apartment complex earlier in the day. The killings, which followed a spate of mass shootings in the United States, prompted authorities to lock down the surrounding area, which includes a… Read More Three dead, manhunt launched following shooting in Texas

Gunman fatally shoots eight before taking own life at FedEx facility in Indianapolis

A gunman shot eight people dead and injured several others at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis before taking his own life, police said early on Friday. The incident occurred at a FedEx operations center near the Indianapolis International airport, after 11pm local time on Thursday night. Indianapolis police spokeswoman Genae Cook said the authorities had… Read More Gunman fatally shoots eight before taking own life at FedEx facility in Indianapolis

Multiple victims reported following school at high school in Tennessee

Police in Knoxville, Tennessee said on Monday they were responding to reports of a shooting at a high school there with at least several victims. “Multiple gunshot victims reported, including a KPD officer. The investigation remains active at this time,” Knoxville police said on Twitter. Authorities did not say if the gunman had been taken… Read More Multiple victims reported following school at high school in Tennessee

One dead, six injured following shooting at cabinet factory in Texas

A gunman opened fire on Thursday at the cabinet-making plant in Texas where he worked, killing one person and wounding six others before he was taken into custody in the latest of several mass shootings in the United States over the past three weeks. Four of those wounded in the shooting rampage at Kent Moore… Read More One dead, six injured following shooting at cabinet factory in Texas

Four dead, suspect in custody following shooting near Los Angeles

Four people were killed, one of them a child, in a shooting on Wednesday at an office building in suburban Los Angeles before the suspect, wounded in an exchange of gunfire with police, was taken into custody, police reported. The bloodshed in the city of Orange, about 30 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles, marked… Read More Four dead, suspect in custody following shooting near Los Angeles