Saturday, April 20, 2019

Journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland riot

Police in Northern Ireland said Friday they believe the dissident republican group New IRA was probably responsible for the fatal shooting of a journalist during overnight rioting in the city of Londonderry, also known as Derry. (CBC)

Man shot to death in Kitsilano

VANCOUVER - A man has been shot to death in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood. In a prepared statement, Vancouver police said they were called to the area of West 4th Avenue and Burrard Street at 8:30 p.m. and found the victim dead at the scene. Police said he had been shot. (The Province)

Denver-area schools closed after Florida woman ‘infatuated with Columbine’ makes threat

Denver-area public schools will be closed Wednesday and hundreds of thousands of students forced to stay home as authorities search for a young Florida woman who flew to the city and bought a gun after becoming “infatuated” with the mass shooting at Columbine High School. (Colorado Sun)

Two men, two women slain in Penticton shootings

Scenes of anguish and bloodshed gripped Penticton on Monday, leaving four dead on what should have been just another day. (The Province)

1 man dead, another injured after shooting in Salmon Arm church

One man is dead, another person is in hospital and a suspect is in police custody after a shooting at a small church in Salmon Arm, B.C., on Sunday. (CBC)  

One in custody after Montreal shooting

A man was arrested by Montreal police early Saturday morning after a 911 caller in Côte-St-Luc reported hearing shots fired. (Montreal Gazette)

Two accused in west end shootout share violent criminal pasts

TORONTO - Two suspects in a shocking west end shootout, Nathaniel “Jeezy” Grant and Cosmo James, have violent criminal records and have already spent time in federal prisons. (Toronto Sun)

Police searching for suspects after shoot-out between two groups at Weston plaza

TORONTO - Police are searching for suspects after a gunfight between two groups of males at a North York plaza led to a head-on collision. Police were called to Jane Street, south of Highway 400, just after 11:15 a.m. for a report of shots fired.(CP24)

Shooting outside busy recreation centre leaves one man dead

PICKERING - A male victim has been pronounced dead after an early morning shooting outside a busy recreation centre in Pickering Sunday. Durham Regional Police were called to the Pickering Recreation Complex at 1867 Valley Farm Road at around 6:30 a.m. for reports of shots being fired.(CTV)

North Vancouver shooting victim identified

Homicide detectives have identified the victim of a targeted shooting in North Vancouver on Tuesday as 32-year-old Ngoc Mai (Anita) Nguyen. She is not expected to survive they say. (The Province)