Source: John Bacon / USA Today New Orleans police have arrested Akein Scott, 19, in connection with a shooting spree at an informal Mother’s Day parade that left 19 people wounded. The police department’s Facebook page included a brief statement leading with “CAPTURED!” Police said they would provide more details on the arrest at a [...]
Source: The Huffington Post Two people were killed and at least 11 others were wounded in overnight shootings citywide in Chicago. A 19-year-old man was shot multiple times in the neck and face in the 7700 block of South Damen Avenue around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Chicago Tribune. He was taken to Advocate Christ [...]
Source: AP /CBS News NEW ORLEANS – Police are identifying a suspect in the shooting of 19 people during a Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans. Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas said Monday night that they were looking for 19-year-old Akein Scott. He says multiple people identified Scott as the shooter. CBS affiliate WWL-TV reports Serpas [...]
Roland Martin talks with New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu about the Mother’s Day Parade Shooting, gun and gang violence and what needs to be done to decrease violence in the streets.
Police say gunmen opened fire on dozens of people marching in a neighborhood Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans, wounding at least 19 people. Officials hope surveillance video will be the key to identifying the suspects.
Source: The Huffington Post A 3-year-old Florida boy fatally shot himself Tuesday using a gun he found in the bedroom that he shared with his uncle. Jadarrius Speights was alone when he accidentally discharged an “unsecured 9mm handgun” left in a backpack that belonged to his uncle, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. Police arrested [...]
Source: Chicago Tribune The Cook County medical examiner’s office has released the identity of a 16-year-old boy fatally shot by police Sunday afternoon. Tywon Jones, of the 1600 block of South Hamlin Avenue, was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital at 4:51 p.m. Sunday, a spokeswoman for the medical examiner’s office said this morning. Police [...]
Source: John Newland / NBC News A 10-year-old boy was shot Wednesday in Chicago toward the end of a day that saw at least three people slain and 20 others wounded, police and local media said. The boy was standing on North Waller Avenue just before 8 p.m. when a group of men on a [...]
Source: Jon Reed / AL.com BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Children were back to playing games and riding bikes at the Gate City housing complex Monday evening, but the loved ones of Sheri Williams were still in mourning. Williams, 24, was killed before 1 p.m. Monday when a bullet intended for somebody else hit her in the [...]
Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Source: Ben Waldron / ABC News As school districts across the country grapple with ideas to better protect students after a gunman killed 26 people at a Connecticut elementary school in December, a school system in Minnesota is stocking classrooms with bulletproof whiteboards to guard against possible future shootings. [...]