Sunday, June 16, 2019

UNCC student couldn’t run so he tackled gunman

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - In an alert that flashed across computer and phone screens all over campus, the instructions were spare but urgent: “Run, Hide, Fight. Secure yourself immediately.” (New York Times)
  • North Carolina student died while tackling gunman to save others
  • Two Indiana judges shot in parking lot squabble

    Two Indiana circuit court judges were shot in a White Castle parking lot when a squabble with strangers took a violent turn. (New York Post)

    Two dead after shooting on UNCC campus

    CHARLOTTE - Two people are dead after a shooting on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, authorities said Tuesday. Three people are in critical condition and one other person was injured, UNCC Chief of Police Jeff Baker said. (CNN)
  • 'I just went into a classroom and shot the guys'
  • Seven people shot, one dead at Baltimore cookout

    BALTIMORE - A man has died and seven others are wounded after a gunman fired indiscriminately into a crowd that had gathered for Sunday afternoon cookouts along a Baltimore street.(Daily Mail)

    1 dead, 3 wounded in synagogue shooting

    SAN DIEGO - A woman has died and a rabbi was injured after shots were fired inside a Poway, California synagogue filled with people celebrating the last day of Passover. A suspect was taken into custody approximately two miles away from the synagogue while three patients were rushed to a nearby hospital.
  • Hate driven violence strikes again
  • Man dead after Friday shooting in Surrey

    A man has died following a shooting in Surrey on Friday afternoon. According to Surrey RCMP, officers were called to the area of Abbey Drive and 176th Street in Fraser Heights just after 5 p.m. following a report of shots fired. (Vancouver Sun)

    Woman arrested in killing of Northern Ireland reporter

    The Northern Ireland Police Service says they have arrested a woman under the Terrorism Act in the slaying of journalist Lyra McKee. The arrest of the 57-year-old came as an Irish Republican Army splinter group admitted that one of its "volunteers" killed journalist McKee, who was shot dead while reporting on rioting in Londonderry, also known as Derry. (CBC)

    Two teens arrested in the killing of journalist Lyra McKee

    LONDONDERRY - Northern Ireland police have arrested two teenagers in connection with the murder of 29-year-old investigative journalist Lyra McKee, authorities said Saturday. The men, aged 18 and 19, were arrested under the terrorism act, the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) tweeted. They have been taken to a police station in central Belfast. (CNN)
  • Journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland
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    Man shot to death in Kitsilano

    VANCOUVER - A man has been shot to death in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood. In a prepared statement, Vancouver police said they were called to the area of West 4th Avenue and Burrard Street at 8:30 p.m. and found the victim dead at the scene. Police said he had been shot. (The Province)

    Denver-area schools closed after Florida woman ‘infatuated with Columbine’ makes threat

    Denver-area public schools will be closed Wednesday and hundreds of thousands of students forced to stay home as authorities search for a young Florida woman who flew to the city and bought a gun after becoming “infatuated” with the mass shooting at Columbine High School. (Colorado Sun)