GUN CRIMES

  • 4yearold boy shoots 19monthold brother dead in US May 1, 2014

    Houston: A fouryearold boy in the United States has accidentally shot and killed his 19monthold brother with a handgun, the fifth such tragic incident in the country within a month involving children. The two brothers had been playing together in their parents' home in Wichita, Kansas, with their 3yearold halfsister when...
  • Tata Motors executive shot dead in Jamshedpur February 23, 2014

    Jamshedpur: An executive officer of country's leading automobile company Tata Motors was shot dead by unidentified attackers at Nildih under Telco police station in Jamshedpur on Saturday. The victim, Brajesh Sahay, Assistant General Manager (AGM), TML Driveline of Tata Motors, was returning home from office in his car when the attackers...
  • Moscow school gunman neutralised after killing 2 February 3, 2014

    Moscow: Police have 'neutralized' an armed high school student who had taken more than 20 students hostage at his school on the outskirts of Moscow, a police spokesman told Russia 24 television. According to reports the gunman is 15yearold and a student himself. The man took children hostages in one of the...
  • Gunman shoots police, takes students hostage at Moscow school: Reports February 3, 2014

    Moscow: A gunman shot and killed a police officer and took more than 20 students hostage at a high school on the outskirts of Moscow on Monday, Russian news website Lifenews reported. A police spokeswoman said a man entered the school with a rifle and shot a security guard. She said...
  • Delhi: 17yearold girl critically injured after being shot at by 2 men August 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A 17yearold girl was is critical after she was shot by two unidentified men on Tuesday night in the Dakshinpuri area of Delhi. According to the police, the minor girl, who received a bullet injury in her neck, has been rushed to the AIIMS trauma centre where her...
  • US: 4yearold boy accidentally kills father in Arizona June 8, 2013

    Prescott Valley: Authorities in northern Arizona say a 4yearold boy has accidentally shot and killed his father at a Prescott Valley home. Prescott Valley police say the shooting occurred just after noon Friday. The 35yearold man and his young son were visiting from Phoenix and were at a friend's house. Police...
  • US Gurdwara shootout: Obama honours security personnel May 12, 2013

    Washington: The police officer who risked his life to save victims of the Wisconsin Gurdwara shootout in 2012 was honoured by US President Barack Obama at a White House award ceremony. Six people were shot dead while three others injured when gunman Wade Michael Page went on a shooting...
  • US: Five, including a woman killed in apartment shooting April 22, 2013

    Washington: Five people, including a woman, were killed in a shootout, apparently sparked by a dispute, at a Washington state apartment complex, police said on Monday. Officers responding to an emergency call on Sunday night at the apartments in Federal Way, about 32 kilometres south of Seattle, encountered a chaotic...
  • Shooting at Swiss company, three dead February 27, 2013

    Berlin: A shooting at a wood-processing company in central Switzerland on Wednesday left three people dead and seven injured, some of them seriously, prosecutors said. The shooting occurred shortly after 9 am at the premises of Kronospan, a company in the small town of Menznau, west of Lucerne. "There were three...
  • Consensus for more checks for gun buyers: Barack Obama February 13, 2013

    Washington: President Barack Obama is emphasizing the need for more background checks for gun buyers in his State of the Union address, saying that overwhelming majorities of Americans favor the proposal as a way to keep firearms from criminals. Obama said February 12 night that senators from both parties are working...
  • Class 10 student guns down junior in MP school January 3, 2008

    Satna (Madhya Pradesh): A Class VIII student of a government school in Madhya Pradeshs Satna district died on Thursday when he was shot by his senior inside the school. Police said a Class X student shot his 15yearold junior with a countrymade revolver in Chorbani village after a scuffle. The injured...