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6 dead in hours-long Jersey City shootout

Dec 11, 2019 - 7:51 AM

(UPDATED) Jersey City Police Chief Michael Kelly says, in addition to the officer and the suspects, 3 civilians were killed in the incident that began around midday at a cemetery and ended in a store

ANOTHER SHOOTING. Police officers attend a emergency on the scene where active shooting is happening in Jersey City on December 10, 2019. Photo by Kena Betancur/AFP

Gunman kills himself after deadly Czech hospital rampage

Dec 10, 2019 - 5:08 PM

(UPDATED) Four men and two women died during the assault, which lasted only a few seconds according to police

Gunman at U.S. military base showed mass shooting videos at party – report

Dec 08, 2019 - 2:45 PM

The shooter did not have any apparent ties to terror groups and no group has officially claimed the attack, the New York Times reports

AFTERMATH. A general view of the atmosphere at the Pensacola Naval Air Station following a shooting on December 06, 2019 in Pensacola, Florida. Photo by Josh Brasted/Getty Images/AFP

Saudis distance themselves from U.S. naval base shooter

Dec 07, 2019 - 7:46 PM

In a phone call with President Donald Trump, King Salman says the shooter 'does not represent the Saudi people'

PENSACOLA, FLORIDA - DECEMBER 06: A general view of the atmosphere at the Pensacola Naval Air Station following a shooting on December 06, 2019 in Pensacola, Florida. The second shooting on a U.S. Naval Base in a week has left three dead plus the suspect and seven people wounded. Josh Brasted/Getty Images/AFP

Military base shooter assailed U.S. as 'nation of evil'

Dec 07, 2019 - 1:01 PM

The SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadist media, identifies the shooter as Mohammed al-Shamrani, saying he had posted a manifesto on Twitter that said, 'America as a whole has turned into a nation of evil'

AFTER THE SHOOTING. A general view of the atmosphere at the Pensacola Naval Air Station following a shooting on December 06, 2019 in Pensacola, Florida. Photo by Josh Brasted/Getty Images/AFP

Saudi military student kills 3 at U.S. naval base

Dec 07, 2019 - 12:03 AM

(UPDATED) Though relatively rare, military facilities have not been left untouched by the United States' epidemic of mass shootings

SHOOTING. This US Navy file handout photo shows the USS John F. Kennedy arriving at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida, on March 18, 2004. AFP PHOTO/US NAVY/Patrick Nichols

2 killed in shooting at Hawaii's Pearl Harbor base

Dec 05, 2019 - 11:02 AM

The shooting unfolds 3 days before the 78th anniversary of the 1941 Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor that left more than 2,400 US service members dead

(FILES) This file photo shows a general view of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on June 29, 2012 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. At least three people were injured, two of them critically, when a gunman opened fire at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard in Hawaii before taking his own life, local news reports said Wednesday. Kent Nishimura / AFP

11 wounded in New Orleans shooting

Dec 01, 2019 - 9:25 PM

Authorities say the shooting took place at about 3:00 am on a crowded commercial street near many hotels in a historic district that attracts visitors from around the world

LOOK: PH Marine Corps firing ranges prepped for SEA Games 2019 shooting meet

Nov 27, 2019 - 8:10 PM

The firing ranges at Marine Barracks Rudiardo Brown in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, are renovated before the shooting competitions begin on Monday, December 2

HELPING HAND. This photo taken on November 26, 2019, shows members of the Philippine Marine Corps helping to prepare the firing ranges at Marine Barracks Rudiardo Brown in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, to host the shooting competition of the 2019 SEA Games. The first round is scheduled on December 2. Photo courtesy of the Philippine Marine Corps

Village chief in La Union shot dead at home

Nov 26, 2019 - 11:45 PM

Lourdes Parotina, 66, is shot dead while watching TV inside her house

Police officer shot dead near Cebu City hotel

Nov 21, 2019 - 8:39 PM

Yape was alive when paramedics arrived on the scene but he reportedly died from the bullet wounds. This is the second shooting in Cebu City within a span of 3 hours.

SHOOTING. Police Superintendent Joie Yape is shot near his hotel in Cebu City. Photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

4 killed in California backyard shooting – police

Nov 18, 2019 - 3:07 PM

(UPDATED) All 4 of the dead and the 6 treated for 'non life-threatening' gunshot wounds were men aged between 25 and 35

Teenage gunman in California school shooting dies

Nov 16, 2019 - 9:45 AM

(UPDATED) On his 16th birthday, Nathaniel Berhow kills two of his classmates before turning the gun on himself

SANTA CLARITA, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 14: FBI personnel walk at Saugus High School after a shooting at the school left two students dead and three wounded on November 14, 2019 in Santa Clarita, California. A suspect in the shooting is being treated at a local hospital for a gunshot wound to the head. Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP MARIO TAMA / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP AFP

2 killed in California school shooting; teen in custody

Nov 15, 2019 - 1:26 AM

(UPDATED) The gunman is in custody in 'grave' condition as officers stormed Saugus High School in Santa Clarita – the latest in a relentless cycle of classroom shootings that have left around 300 youngsters dead over two decades

ANOTHER SHOOTING. FBI personnel walk at Saugus High School after a shooting at the school left two students dead and three wounded on November 14, 2019 in Santa Clarita, California. Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP

Teenager kills 1, injures 3 in Russian college

Nov 14, 2019 - 5:09 PM

The male student in a construction college in the town of Blagoveshchensk 'murdered his classmate and wounded 3 using a rifle registered to him,' the Investigative Committee of far-eastern Amur region says

The Philippines, a killing field

Nov 07, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Duterte’s kill mentality has emboldened every angry person with a gun

Airbnb to verify all listings as deadly shooting prompts safety move

Nov 07, 2019 - 12:32 PM

'By December 15, 2020, every home and every host on Airbnb will be reviewed with the objective of 100 percent verification,' CEO Brian Chesky says in an email to employees

AIRBNB. File photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Airbnb/AFP


3 dead in Los Angeles Halloween party shooting

Oct 30, 2019 - 3:53 PM

Aerial footage from local TV news channels show paramedics treating the injured in a yard between a nail salon and a residential home in Long Beach

[ANALYSIS] Defining terrorism: Why it matters for counterterrorism efforts

Oct 27, 2019 - 8:33 PM

Without a shared definition of the term 'terrorism,' the old problem of 'one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter' will emerge

Shootout leaves 9 dead in Mexico

Oct 24, 2019 - 4:41 PM

The confrontation occurs Wednesday on a highway in a rural area in the state of Guerrero, the local attorney's office says in a statement.

LOOK: 'Ignited' comic book series tackles mass shootings with superheroes

Oct 18, 2019 - 12:00 PM

U.S.-French comic book 'Ignited' is penned by former Marvel and DC writers and tells the fictional story of 6 teens who survive a high school shooting and develop superpowers

At least 4 dead in NYC shooting – police

Oct 12, 2019 - 9:04 PM

The local affiliate of ABC News describes the place where the shooting took place as an after-hours club

Terror probe after mass stabbing at UK shopping center

Oct 11, 2019 - 9:18 PM

(UPDATED) Police say the man in his 40s was 'lunging and attacking people' with a large knife in the Arndale shopping center

German leaders pay respects at scene of deadly anti-Semitic attack

Oct 10, 2019 - 7:23 PM

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, joined by Israeli ambassador Jeremy Issacharoff and local officials, lay flowers outside the synagogue before meeting with Jewish community leaders inside

PAYING RESPECTS. German leaders arrive at the synagogue in Halle, eastern Germany, on October 10, 2019, one day after the attack where two people were shot dead. Photo by Axel Schmidt/AFP

German gunman published 'manifesto' before anti-Semitic attack – SITE

Oct 10, 2019 - 2:09 PM

The gunman also films the attack and posts a video online in which he launches a diatribe against Jews

VIGIL. People leave candles and flowers at a vigil at the Marktplatz in Halle an der Saale, eastern Germany, on October 9, 2019, after a heavily-armed man shot two people dead. Photo by Swen Pfortner/dpa/AFP

2 dead as German synagogue targeted in Yom Kippur attack

Oct 09, 2019 - 8:02 PM

(UPDATED) One suspect was captured but with a manhunt ongoing for other perpetrators, security has been tightened in synagogues in other eastern German cities while Halle itself is in lockdown

DEADLY SHOOTING. Picture taken on May 5, 2013 shows a Star of David on the synagogue of the Jewish community in Halle an der Saale, eastern Germany. At least two people were killed on October 9, 2019 in a shooting on a street in the German city of Halle, police say, adding that the perpetrators are on the run. File photo by Jan Woitas/DPA/AFP

4 killed in U.S. bar shooting – police

Oct 07, 2019 - 10:41 AM

Of the 9 people shot, 4 are found dead inside the bar, while 5 others were found outside with injuries. Police say the injured are in stable condition.

BAR SHOOTING. A local news videographer looks at what appears to be a bullet hole in the door entering Tequila KC bar in Kansas City, Kansas.  Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images/AFP

2 Ifugao cops killed after finger wrestling quarrel

Sep 29, 2019 - 8:44 PM

Police Corporal Paul Cungihan Badangayon of Hingyon, Ifugao, allegedly shoots dead his two fellow officers from the Regional Mobile Force Battalion

'Joker' not a hero, says Warner, as Aurora families voice concern

Sep 25, 2019 - 10:46 AM

'It is not the intention of the film, the filmmakers or the studio to hold this character up as a hero,' Warner Bros says

Another killing on busy Cebu City avenue

Sep 25, 2019 - 8:13 AM

Barangay Mabolo in Cebu City is hit by a second riding-in-tandem killing this week

KILLED. Francisco Vinluan, 42, is killed by unidentified suspects in Mabolo, Cebu City. Photo by Ryan Macasero/Rappler

73-year-old lawyer shot dead in front of family in Rizal

Sep 06, 2019 - 5:28 PM

Lawyer Irineo Cabugoy is shot dead in front of his family in a fast-food restaurant in Antipolo, Rizal

Walmart to limit ammunition sales after mass shooting in Texas store

Sep 04, 2019 - 11:44 AM

Walmart also says it will direct consumers not to carry firearms into its stores, a practice that is legal in 'open carry' states but which has sparked safety scares in recent weeks

PROHIBITED. File photo of an assault rifle, pistol and ammunition which will no longer be sold in Walmart. Shutterstock.com

Texas shooter sacked from job before killing 7 – police

Sep 03, 2019 - 2:15 PM

FBI special agent Christopher Combs confirms the firing, but says it was not the spark for the shooting, which took place on August 31

SHOOTOUT. This handout images obtained courtesy of Ernst Villanueva taken on August 31, 2019 show a car with multiple bullet holes on the windows after a gunman opened fire on the I-20 highway in between Odessa and Midland, Texas. Photo by AFP

At least 5 dead, 21 injured in Texas shooting – police

Sep 01, 2019 - 8:29 AM

The shooting comes less than a month after a gunman killed 22 people in El Paso, Texas

SHOOTING AFTERMATH. A car obtains multiple bullet holes on the windows after a gunman open fire in the I-20 highway in between Odessa and Midland, Texas on August 31, 2019. Photo by Ernst Villanueva/HO/AFP

Quezon vice mayor shot dead at home; killer flees 'on foot'

Aug 22, 2019 - 12:22 PM

Vice Mayor Sergio 'Popoy' Emprese of San Andres, Quezon, is the 8th vice mayor killed since President Rodrigo Duterte assumed office

SHOT DEAD. Vice Mayor Sergio Emprese is pronounced dead on August 20, 2019, the same day he is shot. Photo from Joshua Francisco Luzares' Facebook page.

2 Customs employees hurt in shooting incident in Makati

Aug 17, 2019 - 11:38 AM

(UPDATED) The Bureau of Customs says based on initial reports, the attack on the female employees in Magallanes village 'might have been an attempt to abduct or rob the victims'

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Barangay chairman killed by riding-in-tandem gunmen in Manila

Aug 16, 2019 - 5:14 PM

A Tondo barangay captain is gunned down in broad daylight

BARANGAY CAPTAIN. Alfredo Lansigan is killed by armed suspects on August 16, 2019. Photo from the Facebook page of Alfredo Lansigan

6 police wounded in Philadelphia shooting

Aug 15, 2019 - 8:01 AM

The incident comes after two mass shootings in the US earlier this month – one in Dayton and the other in El Paso – left a total of 31 people dead

ILES) In this file photo taken on December 3, 2017, shows the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Six police officers were wounded in a shooting in the US city of Philadelphia on August 14, 2019, after reportedly responding to drug activity, a department spokesman said. "SIX (6) PPD Officers shot - at area hospitals with non life threatening injuries. Additional officers also receiving treatment for non-gunshot injuries," Philadelphia police Sergeant Eric Gripp tweeted. "Suspect is still firing," Gripp wrote around 6:20 pm local time (22:20 GMT). Eric BARADAT / AFP

3 shot dead in Abra

Aug 12, 2019 - 5:36 PM

The most heartbreaking is the killing of Cresencio Bernal, an old man who is deaf-mute. He is believed to have been digging wild yam when shot at close range.

Norway mosque shooting 'attempted act of terror'

Aug 11, 2019 - 6:54 PM

Authorities say investigation has shown that the suspect appeared to hold 'far-right' and 'anti-immigrant' views

1 hurt in Norway mosque shooting, suspect arrested

Aug 11, 2019 - 8:39 AM

Police also discover the body of a young woman related to the suspect in a home at the Baerum suburb, where the shooting happened

CRIME SCENE. A Norwegian riot policeman stands in front of the Al-Noor islamic center mosque where a gunman went on a shooting spree in the town of Baerum, an Oslo suburb, on August 10, 2019. Photo by Terje Pedersen/NTB Scanpix/AFP/Norway OUT

El Paso residents tell Trump to stay away after shooting

Aug 07, 2019 - 12:24 PM

The US president calls on Americans to condemn bigotry – but El Paso community leaders say his words rang hollow set against a longstanding refusal to call out white supremacy and a history of tweets widely condemned as racist

A US Air Force officer pays his respects at a makeshift memorial for the shooting victims, at the Cielo Vista Mall Walmart in El Paso, Texas, on August 6, 2019. The August 3 shooting left 22 people dead. US President Donald Trump will visit the Texan border city August 7, and will also travel to Dayton, Ohio where a second mass shooting early August 4 left another nine dead.   Mark RALSTON / AFP

8chan founder hopes El Paso shooting 'final nail in coffin'

Aug 06, 2019 - 11:45 PM

Fredrick Brennan repeats his call for the site to be closed, saying 'I should have shut it down when I had the chance'

8CHAN. Fredrick Brennan, creator of imageboard website 8chan, speaks during an interview with AFP in Manila on August 6, 2019. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Trump to address nation after U.S. shootings leave 29 dead

Aug 05, 2019 - 9:26 AM

(UPDATED) 'Hate has no place in our country,' Trump says, but he also blames mental illness for the violence

NO PLACE FOR HATE. US President Donald Trump gives a statement about the recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton before boarding to Washington at Morristown Airport on August 04, 2019. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

9 killed in Ohio shooting, assailant dead – police

Aug 04, 2019 - 4:33 PM

(UPDATED) At least 16 others are injured, says the Dayton police department. It comes just hours after a separate mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.

Police investigating Texas shooting as possible hate crime – chief

Aug 04, 2019 - 11:29 AM

(UPDATED) The 21-year-old white gunman is linked to a manifesto railing against the 'Hispanic invasion' of Texas

MOURNING. Residents Erica Rios, 36, and Alma Rios, 61, cry outside a reunification center at MacArthur Elementary School, following a deadly mass shooting, in El Paso, Texas, on August 3, 2019. Photo by Joel Angel Juarez/AFP

Gunman kills 20 at Texas Walmart store in latest U.S. mass shooting

Aug 04, 2019 - 8:09 AM

(3rd UPDATE) A 21-year-old white male suspect is in custody

EL PASO SHOOTING. El Paso Police Department Sgt. Robert Gomez briefs media on a shooting that occurred at a Wal-Mart near Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, on August 3, 2019. Photo by Joel Angel Juarez/AFP

Gunman who shot 3 at U.S. festival killed himself – coroner

Aug 03, 2019 - 12:40 PM

It is contrary to police accounts that officers gunned him down within a minute of shooting a victim

SHOOTING. This screen grab taken from a handout video footage shows people running away from gunshots during the Gilroy garlic festival, 80 miles south of San Francisco, California on July 28, 2019. Photo by Christopher Robinson Morales / AFP

3 killed in U.S. festival shooting, suspected gunman dead

Jul 29, 2019 - 10:51 AM

(6th UPDATE) Police in Gilroy say it is 'still an active crime scene' at the site of the city's garlic festival, one of the largest food festivals in the country. A search for a possible second suspect is ongoing.

GILROY SHOOTING. This screen grab taken from a handout video footage shows people running away from gunshots during the Gilroy garlic festival, 80 miles south of San Francisco, California on July 28, 2019. Handout photo by Christopher Robinson Morales/AFP

Councilor, ex-mayor, 3 others killed in Negros Oriental

Jul 27, 2019 - 4:06 PM

All of the victims were killed inside their homes, say police. The latest killings bring the number of fatalities in the province to 20 since July 18.