Shootings

A statue of Cuban national hero Jose Marti is visible behind Secret Service investigators as they look at a bullet hole in the flagpole in front of the Cuban Embassy after police say a person with an assault rifle opened fire, Thursday, April 30, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 01, 2020 - 10:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Cuban man who sought asylum in the U.S. opened fire with an AK-47 at the Cuban Embassy in Washington, spraying the front of the building with nearly three dozen rounds because he wanted to “get them before they could get him,” according to court papers. Alexander Alazo, 42, of...
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FILE - In a May 16, 2006 file photo, rifles line a hunting store's shelves in Ottawa. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday, May 1, 2020 that Canada is banning the use and trade of assault-style weapons immediately. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 01, 2020 - 3:14 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced an immediate ban Friday on the sale and use of assault-style weapons in Canada, two weeks after a gunman killed 22 people in Nova Scotia. “Canadians need more than thoughts and prayers,” Trudeau said. He cited numerous mass shootings in the...
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May 01, 2020 - 2:49 am
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Police shot dead a man who stabbed and slashed several people at an Australian shopping mall on Friday, an official said. Officials have not revealed how many people were injured in the northwest coastal town of South Hedland or detailed their conditions. No motive for the...
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April 30, 2020 - 4:38 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Milwaukee man shot and killed five of his family members, including four teenagers, before calling police and saying “I just massacred my whole family,” according to a criminal complaint filed Thursday. The Milwaukee County District Attorney's office charged Christoper Stokes...
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April 30, 2020 - 8:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Someone opened fire using an assault rifle outside the Cuban Embassy in Washington early Thursday and was arrested, authorities said. The gunfire broke out around 2 a.m. outside the embassy in northwest Washington. Metropolitan Police Department officers were called to the scene...
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In this Feb. 28, 2020 image from video provided by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability, police officers tend to Ariel Roman after he was shot by police in a subway station in Chicago. Extended security and body-cam video released Tuesday, April 28, 2020 shows Chicago police shooting the unarmed short-order cook at the foot of a subway escalator and then again with his back turned to officers after they tried to stop him for violating a city ordinance by walking from one train car to another. (Chicago Transit Authority, Civilian Office of Police Accountability via AP)
April 28, 2020 - 9:02 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Extended security and body-cam video released Tuesday shows Chicago police shooting an unarmed short-order cook at the foot of a subway escalator and then again with his back turned to officers after they tried to stop him for violating a city ordinance by walking from one train car...
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Royal Canadian Mounted Police Supt. Darren Campbell provides an update of the Nova Scotia shootings at RCMP headquarters in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Tuesday, April 28, 2020. Police say a gunman who killed 22 people in Nova Scotia this month obtained a replica police car at auction last fall. RCMP Supt. Campbell said Gabriel Wortman outfitted his vehicle with a light bar and decals that made it look almost identical to a genuine RCMP vehicle. (Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 28, 2020 - 5:21 pm
TORONTO (AP) — A gunman who killed 22 people in Nova Scotia this month obtained a replica police car at an auction and outfitted it with a light bar and decals that made it look almost identical to a genuine RCMP vehicle before using it to go on a rampage, police said Tuesday. Thirteen of the...
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Bystanders comfort each other at the scene of a shooting where five people were killed in Milwaukee, Wis., Monday, April 27, 2020. Police Chief Alfonso Morales said his department received a call around 10:30 a.m. Monday from a man who said his family was dead. The man who called authorities to the house has been taken into custody, and detectives were trying to determine the relationship between the caller and the victims, Morales said. No names have been provided. (Angela Peterson/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
April 27, 2020 - 9:17 pm
Police found five people shot to death Monday inside a Milwaukee home and arrested the man who dialed 911 to report the slayings, the city's police chief said. The police department received a call around 10:30 a.m. from a man who said his family was dead, Chief Alfonso Morales said during a brief...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2016, file photo, Willie Robertson, CEO of Duck Commander and Buck Commander speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. A man was arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting at the Louisiana home of “Duck Dynasty” star Willie Robertson. Daniel King Jr. was booked into a correctional center after Robertson's estate in West Monroe was struck by gunfire on Friday afternoon, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post Saturday, April 25, 2020. No one was injured in the shooting, authorities said.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 27, 2020 - 3:24 am
WEST MONROE, La. (AP) — A man was arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting at the Louisiana estate of “Duck Dynasty” star Willie Robertson. Daniel King Jr. was booked into a correctional center after two homes in West Monroe were struck by gunfire on Friday afternoon, the Ouachita Parish...
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Somali women protest against the killing Friday night of at least one civilian during the overnight curfew, which is intended to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, on a street in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Saturday, April 25, 2020. A police officer in Somalia's capital has been arrested in the fatal shooting of at least one civilian while enforcing coronavirus restrictions, a fellow police officer said, sparking protests that continued Saturday with crowds of angry young men burning tires and demanding justice. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
April 25, 2020 - 9:49 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A police officer in Somalia’s capital has been arrested in the fatal shooting of at least one civilian while enforcing coronavirus restrictions, fellow officer Ahmed Muse said Saturday. The shooting Friday evening sparked protests in Mogadishu that continued Saturday with...
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