Saturday, February 16, 2019

Toronto rings in New Year with fights, stabbings, shooting

TORONTO - It was a violent start to the New Year in Toronto with at least a half dozen serious assaults. Toronto Police say one man is in critical condition after a fight in the Queen and Bathurst Sts. area around 12:35 a.m. (Toronto Sun)

Girl, 7, fatally shot in Houston Walmart drive-by

HOUSTON - A man in a pickup truck pulled up next to a car that was leaving a Houston-area Walmart parking lot and started shooting, killing a 7-year-old girl inside the car and wounding the girl's mother, authorities said Sunday.(NBC News)

Christmas night shooting in North Vancouver leaves a man dead

NORTH VANCOUVER - Rock Habib-Joumaa, a 25-year-old North Vancouver man, was shot and killed Dec. 25 in a parkade on the 600 block of Seylynn Crescent, just off Highway 1 near Fern Street, say homicide investigators. (Vancouver Sun)

Man, 34, dead after Edmonton police-involved shooting

EDMONTON - A 34-year-old man is dead after he was shot by police following a traffic stop in east Edmonton’s King Edward Park neighbourhood on Boxing Day. (Edmonton Journal)

Man dead after ‘officer involved shooting’ in Saskatoon

A 27-year-old man that was believed to be in distress has died in Saskatoon’s southwest following a brief confrontation with members of the Saskatoon police and the RCMP on Saturday evening. (Saskatoon Star Phoenix)

Two LSU players questioned, not arrested, after fatal shooting

BATON ROUGE - Two LSU football players were detained and questioned about a shooting Saturday afternoon in Scotlandville that left one person dead in the back of a pickup truck, but the athletes were later released without being arrested, Baton Rouge police said. (The Advocate)

Man linked to Hells Angels dies after St. Leonard shooting

MONTREAL - A 44-year-old man with reported links to the Hells Angels died of multiple bullet wounds Thursday night after being shot outside a gas station in St-Léonard earlier in the day, police said. (Montreal Gazette)
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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)

    Walgreens employee fatally shoots man after photo dispute

    TULSA - Tulsa police say a Walgreens employee with a concealed-carry license fatally shot an armed man after an argument that began at the photo counter. (Fox News)

    Man killed, woman wounded in downtown Toronto shooting

    TORONTO - A man was killed and a woman was injured in a double shooting downtown overnight on Wednesday, according to Toronto police. (CBC)