Saturday, February 16, 2019

Police release suspect photo of Luppino hitman

HAMILTON - Homicide detectives released clear images of the suspected gunman in the murder of the son of a well-known Hamilton Mafia family that show him reaching into his jacket pocket — likely for his gun — as he walks towards his victim’s house. (National Post)

‘An absolutely tragic case:’ NYPD detective killed by friendly fire

NEW YORK - A New York City police detective was shot and killed by friendly fire Tuesday night as officers confronted a robbery suspect who turned out to be armed with a replica handgun, Commissioner James O’Neill said. (National Post)

Woman clinging to life after Toronto Lakeshore shooting

TORONTO - A woman has been rushed to hospital in life-threatening condition after a shooting in Etobicoke early Sunday, Toronto police and paramedics say. Emergency crews were called to the area of Lake Shore Boulevard West and Park Lawn Road in the Humber Bay area at 6:50 a.m. (CBC News)
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Quebec mosque shooter gets life, no parole for 40 years

QUEBEC CITY - Quebec City mosque killer Alexandre Bissonnette will spend at least the next 40 years in prison — a sentence that stunned a Muslim community that expected a harsher punishment. (Montreal Gazette)

Man wanted after downtown shooting, four others charged

EDMONTON - Police are searching for a man wanted on an attempted murder charge and have charged four others after a Jasper Avenue shooting last December that left one man in hospital with gunshot wounds. (Edmonton Journal)

Man killed in overnight shooting in downtown Toronto

TORONTO - A man was shot to death outside a night club in downtown Toronto overnight Friday, according to police. Officers were called to an address near the corner of Queen Street E. and Parliament Street shortly after 1:50 a.m. for multiple reports of gunfire. (CBC)

Fugitive wanted for Transit officer shooting arrested

Surrey RCMP has confirmed that Daon Gordon Glasgow, the fugitive wanted for shooting a transit police officer in Surrey last Wednesday, has been arrested. He was arrested at 5:30 Sunday morning by Surrey Mounties along with the assistance of the Lower Mainland Emergency Response Team, Lower Mainland Integrated Police Dog Service, Air 1 and Burnaby RCMP in Burnaby at a residence on the corner of Boundary and Rumble. (global News)

Surrey murder victim survived earlier shooting in Richmond

VANCOUVER - In December, Bikramjit (Bicky) Khakh was with his associate when the other man was shot at Lansdowne Mall. Khakh wasn’t injured, but the other man, Harb Dhaliwal, suffered serious injuries during the Dec. 21 attack in Richmond. (Vancouver Sun)
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  • Mob hit: Cece Luppino gunned down outside parents’ home

    HAMILTON - Police are investigating whether ties to traditional organized crime is behind the city's first murder of the year — 43-year-old Cece Luppino gunned down outside his Mountain Brow home. The Luppino name is notorious in Hamilton. Cece's father is Rocco Luppino, one of the son's of the late Giacomo Luppino — the original family mob boss. (Hamilton Spectator)

    FBI: Vegas gunman sought infamy

    A panel of experts with access to troves of evidence failed to determine why a gunman carried out the Route 91 Harvest festival attack, the FBI announced Tuesday. (Las Vegas Review Journal)

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