Saturday, February 16, 2019

Hunted for months, reputed mobster gunned down in McDonald’s drive-thru

NEW YORK - For months, Sylvester Zottola has been pursued by someone who wanted him dead. On Thursday evening, as night fell outside a McDonald’s on Webster Avenue in the Bronx, it appears that someone caught up with him. (NY Times)

Man shot to death near South Keys mall ion Ottawa

OTTAWA - Police have identified the victim of the South Keys Shopping Centre shooting death as Yonis Barkhadle, 27, of Ottawa. Barkhadle was found in the parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds. (Ottawa Citizen)

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)

Illinois Police Chief praises canceled carry holder who fired at suspect after officer shot

CICERO, Illinois - Cicero's top cop is praising the actions of a concealed gun holder who opened fire on a suspect who had shot one of the town's officers after a traffic stop on the Stevenson Expressway during evening rush hour Thursday. (Officer.com)

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting leaves 11 dead, 6 wounded

PITTSBURGH - The suspected gunman behind Saturday’s shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue, which left 11 people dead and six more injured, has been formally charged, prosecutors said. Robert Bowers, 46, was charged late Saturday with 29 federal counts of crimes of violence and firearms offenses after authorities say he carried out an anti-Semitic attack on Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath. (Fox News)
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  • Disturbance sends three to hospital, SIU investigating police shooting

    SMITHVILLE, Ont. - One person has a "serious" injury and two others have "critical" injuries after a disturbance in Smithville, Ont. led to a police-involved shooting, Niagara police and Ontario's Special Investigations Unit say. (CBC)

    Three injured in west-end Toronto shooting

    TORONTO - Three people have been rushed to hospital after a shooting inside a building in the city’s west end. (City News)

    Police shoot and kill security officer who disarmed and secured shooter

    CHICAGO - A suburban Chicago police officer responding Sunday to a shooting at a bar killed a security guard who was just "doing his job," an attorney for the victim's family said. An officer from Midlothian, a Chicago suburb, fatally shot Jemel Roberson, a 26-year-old security guard working at the bar, Cook County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari. (CNN)

    Man, 52, dies on sidewalk after shooting

    EDMONTON - A 52-year-old man who died on the sidewalk in north Edmonton after multiple calls to police about gunshots may be the city’s third homicide case of the year. (Edmonton Journal)

    Chicago police officer found guilty in shooting death

    CHICAGO - A white Chicago police officer was convicted of second-degree murder Friday in the 2014 shooting of a black teenager that was captured on shocking dashcam video that showed him crumpling to the ground in a hail of 16 bullets as he walked away from officers. (CBC)
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