US SHOOTING

  • Two people shot on Florida State University campus November 20, 2014

    Tallahassee: Two people were shot at the Florida State University campus in Tallahassee, an official at the Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare hospital said on Thursday. "We have two victims from a shooting that happened on the Florida State University campus," said a nursing supervisor, who declined to provide additional detail on the...
  • 3 dead in US shooting rampage; gunman kills self September 3, 2014

    Greenville: South Carolina authorities say a gunman killed two security guards and his stepfather and wounded a police officer before fatally shooting himself in the head. Greenville County Sheriff Steve Loftis says 23yearold Evan Casey Bennett shot the security guards last Thursday night, but wasn't immediately identified and captured. Interim Greenville Police...
  • Shooter kills student at Oregon high school June 10, 2014

    Portland:A gunman walked into an Oregon high school and fatally shot a student on Tuesday before authorities found him dead a short time later. Reynolds High School in the northern Oregon city of Troutdale was on lockdown after the shooting and students were being evacuated from the school room by room,...
  • US Navy Yard shooting: Suspected gunman a military contractor September 17, 2013

    The police believed that the dead suspected gunman was a 34-year-old military contractor Aaron Alexis. He was armed with two rifles and a handgun. The FBI is searching for a motive. Friends say he was a practicing Buddhist. ...
  • US Navy Yard shooting: 13 people including gunman dead September 17, 2013

    Washington: A former Navy reservist went on a shooting rampage on Monday inside a building at the heavily secured Washington Navy Yard, firing from a balcony onto office workers in an atrium below, authorities and witnesses said. Thirteen people were killed, including the gunman. Authorities said they were looking for a...
  • US Navy Yard shooting: 6 people and 1 gunman killed, many injured September 16, 2013

    Washington: At least one gunman opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning, and officials said six people were killed and as many as 10 were wounded, including a law enforcement officer. A shooter had died, though it wasn't immediately clear how, according to a Defense...
  • US Navy Yard shooting: Gunmen open fire, several killed, many injured September 16, 2013

    A Defense Department official says several people have been killed and as many as 10 have been wounded in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. The exact number of people killed and the conditions of those wounded was not immediately known. ...
  • US: Newtown gunman had access to huge weapons cache March 29, 2013

    Newtown: When Adam Lanza walked out of his house for the last time, he left behind firearms and knives and more than 1,600 rounds of ammunition taking only four guns. He loaded the weapons into his car, drove to Sandy Hook Elementary School, blasted his way into the building and...
  • US: South Dakota to allow teachers to carry arms March 9, 2013

    Pierre: South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard signed into law on Friday a measure allowing the state's school districts to arm teachers and other personnel with guns, the first of its kind since the Connecticut school shooting. Supporters say the so-called sentinels could help prevent tragedies such as December's shooting at Sandy...
  • Teenager arrested for gunning down five in US January 21, 2013

    Washington: A male teenager has been arrested for allegedly shooting five people to death on the weekend in the city of Albuquerque, authorities said on Sunday. Two adults and three children were found dead with multiple bullet wounds in a house near that city on Saturday night. According to the spokesman for...
  • US: Utah boy brings gun to school, cites Newtown fears December 19, 2012

    Salt Lake City: A Utah sixthgrader caught with a gun at school told administrators he brought the weapon to defend himself in case of an attack similar to last week's mass shooting at a Connecticut school, officials said on Tuesday. The 11yearold was being held in juvenile detention on suspicion...
  • US school shooting: Funerals begin for victims December 17, 2012

    Newtown: The small Connecticut town shattered by an act President Barack Obama called "unconscionable evil," holds on Monday the first two of 20 funerals for schoolchildren massacred in their classrooms last week. Meanwhile, schools across the country will reopen their doors to confused and scared children full of questions about...
  • Connecticut: Gunman had hundreds of ammunition rounds December 17, 2012

    Newtown: The gunman in the Connecticut shooting rampage was carrying an arsenal of hundreds of rounds of especially deadly ammunition enough to kill just about every student in the school if given enough time, authorities said Sunday, raising the chilling possibility that the bloodbath could have been even worse. Hours...
  • Connecticut school shooting sparks debate about US gun control December 17, 2012

    The tragic massacre at a Connecticut elementary school has sparked a new debate about gun control in the US. ...
  • US: These shootings must stop, says Barack Obama December 17, 2012

    US President Barack Obama attended a memorial service for the victims of the Newtown shooting on Monday. ...
  • Watch: Man fires 50 shots in US mall parking lot, no injuries December 17, 2012

    The suspect, sending shoppers at a crowded Southern California shopping mall sprinting for safety, was cooperative when officers took him into custody. ...
  • US: Victim's father recalls daughter as loving December 16, 2012

    Newtown: Fighting back tears and struggling to catch his breath, the father of a sixyearold gunned down in the school shooting in Connecticut told the world on Saturday about a little girl who loved to draw and was always smiling, and he also reserved surprising words of sympathy for the...
  • Connecticut school shooting: Fourthgrader recounts horror December 16, 2012

    Authorities in Connecticut say they have now identified all 26 people killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. ...
  • US: Obama to attend a memorial service in Connecticut December 16, 2012

    Washington: US President Barack Obama will attend an interfaith memorial service on Sunday in Newtown, Connecticut, the site of Friday's deadly elementary school shooting. Twentysix people, including 20 children, were killed when a man opened fire inside the school. Hours after the shooting, a tearful Obama said he grieved first as...
  • US mourns as shooting incident leaves 20 children dead December 15, 2012

    In a shocking incident in Connecticut district 28 people including 20 children were killed when a 20yearold man opened fire at an elementary school. The shooter also killed himself in the incident. ...
  • US: Over 100 people have died in campus shootings December 15, 2012

    New York: Over 100 people have died and about two dozen injured in campus shootings across the US over the last 20 years with the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007 being the deadliest claiming 33 lives, including that of two Indians, a study said. The shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • US: Police probe what made youth kill 20 innocent kids December 15, 2012

    Newtown: Residents of the small Connecticut community of Newtown were reeling on Saturday from one of the worst mass shootings in US history, as police sought answers about what drove a 20yearold gunman to slaughter 20 children at an elementary school. The attacker, identified by law enforcement sources as Adam Lanza,...
  • US: Children feared dead in shooting at school December 14, 2012

    Newtown: A shooter opened fire at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, on Friday, killing several people including children, the Hartford Courant newspaper reported. The shooter was also killed. Sandy Hook Elementary School teaches children from kindergarten through fourth grade roughly ages 5 to 10. Television images showed police and...
  • US: Gunman, two others dead in Oregon mall shooting December 12, 2012

    Portland: A gunman opened fire in a suburban Portland shopping mall on Tuesday, killing two people and wounding another before apparently killing himself as people were doing their Christmas shopping, authorities said. Witnesses described a scene of chaos and disbelief as the gunman wearing some sort of camouflage outfit and...
  • US: Death toll in California shooting rises to three November 7, 2012

    Fresno: A parolee who worked at a California chicken processing plant pulled a gun and opened fire at the business, killing two people and wounding two others, before taking his own life, authorities have said. Police said they didn't know what prompted the attack by Lawrence Jones, 42, on Tuesday,...
  • Gunman opens fire at US workplace, 1 dead, 4 injured November 7, 2012

    Fresno: One person died and four others, including a suspected gunman, were wounded on Tuesday when he opened fire at a food service company in Fresno, California, police said. The suspect, a parolee who worked at the firm and was identified as Lawrence Jones, shot himself in the head outside...
  • Shooting at NY's Empire State Building kills 2 August 24, 2012

    New York: A recently laidoff store worker shot a former colleague to death on Friday morning outside New York's iconic Empire State Building before being killed by police, police said. Nine others were hit by gunfire in the confrontation, but police said all were expected to survive. The shooting set off...
  • US: Shooting in New York, at least two dead August 24, 2012

    New York: In another incident of shooting in the US, several people were shot at by a gunman outside the Empire State Building in New York on Friday morning. According to reports, the New York police have said that at least two people got killed in the incident. The police have, however,...
  • Gurudwara shooting: Rs 1 crore raised for victims August 16, 2012

    Washington: In 10 days after the tragic shootout that killed six worshippers and left three others injured, Sikh community in Wisconsin have raised over Rs 1.4 crore for the victims families. "It's an outpouring of support. We are overwhelmed," Dr Kulwant S Dhaliwal from Sikh Temple of Wisconsin said. The...
  • US gurudwara shooting: One injured critical August 16, 2012

    Washington: Santokh Singh who was injured in the August 5 shooting at a Gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin has been released from the hospital, officials said. However, another Indian American, Punjab Singh, remains in critical condition. Lt Brian Murphy, the police officer who valiantly countered the attack from the lone gunman...