Saturday, April 20, 2019

Woman on life support after daylight shooting in North Vancouver’s Central Lonsdale area

VANCOUVER - A woman is on life support at Lions Gate Hospital after a shooting in broad daylight in North Vancouver’s Central Lonsdale neighbourhood on Tuesday morning. (The Province)

Grammy-nominated rapper shot dead in L.A.

LOS ANGELES - Nipsey Hussle, the skilled and respected rapper who earned a Grammy nomination this year for his major-label debut and was heavily respected in South Los Angeles where he grew up, has died, authorities said. He was 33. (Toronto Sun)

One dead, two injured in shooting at Whyte Ave. lounge

EDMONTON - One man was killed and two others were injured in an early-morning shooting at a Whyte Avenue hookah lounge. Police received a weapons complaint at around 1:30 a.m. Sunday in the area of 101 Street and 81 Avenue. Investigators were on scene Sunday morning at Xhale Lounge, 8120 101 St. NW.(Edmonton Journal)

Illegal immigrant murders Washington deputy, wounds another

A Kittitas County deputy and a suspect were both killed, and a city of Kittitas police officer was injured, in a shooting Tuesday evening. The fatally shot deputy was identified at a news conference in Ellensburg on Wednesday as 42-year-old Ryan Thompson. (Seattle Times)

Man, 22, dead after daylight Toronto shooting

TORONTO - A 22-year-old man died Tuesday night from wounds inflicted during a shooting earlier in the day in Toronto’s Junction neighbourhood. Toronto Police were called to Perth and Randolph Aves. — in the Bloor St.-Lansdowne Ave. area — at about 3:30 p.m. (Toronto Sun)

‘Unprecedented, abhorrent’ N.Z. mosque shootings kill at least 49

CHRISTCHURCH - Forty-nine people were killed and another 48 injured in shootings at two mosques filled with worshippers during Friday prayers in Christchurch, in what the prime minister is calling "one of New Zealand's darkest days." (CBC)

Chilliwack shooting leaves one dead

Chilliwack RCMP were called to the 45700-block of Alexander Avenue on Sunday around 6:30 a.m. for the report of a man suffering from gunshot wounds, according to Staff Sgt. Stephen Vroly. The victim, a man in his 30s, died at the scene. (Vancouver Sun)

Woman shot in Chilliwack identified by homicide detectives

A woman shot in Chilliwack on Tuesday has been identified by homicide detectives as 42-year-old Christine Denham. (The Province)

Man shot at Kamloops hotel in January believed to be uninvolved bystander

KAMLOOPS - Rex Gill, a Summerland father of four, was shot dead in what police are calling a “targeted” shooting amid drug wars plaguing Kamloops, but a close friend said there’s no way Gill was involved in anything criminal. (The Province)

One dead, one wounded in Rexdale shooting

TORONTO - The city’s homicide squad are investigating the city’s latest murder. Just before 2 p.m. Sunday, emergency crews were called to 18 John Garland Blvd., near Kipling Ave. south of Albion Rd. in Etobicoke for reports of a shooting. (Toronto Sun)