Saturday, April 20, 2019

Florida mayor opens fire on cops as they raid his home

The mayor of a Florida town opened fire at a SWAT team who raided his waterfront home and arrested him, officials said. Port Richey Mayor Dale Massad fired two shots at officers when he was arrested Thursday on allegations of practicing medicine without a license. (New York Post)

Man wanted after 22-year-old woman shot in downtown Edmonton

EDMONTON - Police are searching for a 26-year-old man after a 22-year-old woman suffered a life-threatening gunshot wound in a Saturday morning downtown shooting. (Edmonton Journal)

Man arrested after Danforth bar shooting

TORONTO - Police say a man faces numerous charges after a shooting at a bar in the city’s Greektown neighbourhood early Sunday. Police say a fight between two men led to one of the men allegedly firing several shots into the bar. (Toronto Sun)

Gunman storm bar in Cancun, kill 5, wound 5 more

Gunmen burst into a bar in the Caribbean resort city of Cancun and opened fire, killing five people and wounding five more, authorities said Saturday.Quintana Roo state prosecutors said in a statement that the attack took place in a club called La Kuka, which is located on a main avenue in central Cancun about 4 miles (6 kilometres) away from the seaside tourist hotel zone. (CTV)

Employee being fired kills five co-workers, wounds five police officers

AURORA, Ill. - A 15-year employee being fired from a suburban Chicago manufacturing company started shooting Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was killed by police, authorities said. (National Post)

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)

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)