Gunman

  • Seven dead in drive-by shooting near University of California May 24, 2014

    Santa Barbara: A gunman went on a drive-by shooting rampage in a Santa Barbara student enclave and at least seven people were killed, including the attacker, authorities said. Investigators believe a gunman driving a black BMW acted alone in the shootings late on Friday night near the University of California, Santa...
  • Reports of gunman at Los Angeles Times building: Police April 19, 2014

    Police swarmed the Los Angeles Times building late on Friday after receiving a report of a gunman inside and have arrested one person, police said. Reports that an unidentified person had threatened to open fire on the third floor of the building came in after 7 pm local time (0200 GMT),...
  • Watch: How a bouncer fights off a gunman at a night club March 7, 2014

    An Imgur user put up this gif of a bouncer seen fighting off a gunman at a nightclub. Few seconds into the sequence of events you can see him lunging at a man dressed in a hoodie next to the entrance. ...
  • US: Three including gunman killed in Maryland mall shooting January 26, 2014

    Columbia: A gunman opened fire with a shotgun in a skate shop at a crowded shopping mall near Baltimore on Saturday, killing two store employees and wounding another person before apparently killing himself, police said. Howard County police said they did not know the motive for the shooting at the large...
  • US: Student gunman wounds 2 classmates in Colorado school December 14, 2013

    Centennial: A teenager who may have had a grudge against a teacher opened fire on Friday with a shotgun at a suburban Denver high school, wounding two fellow students before killing himself. Quick-thinking students alerted the targeted teacher, who quickly left the building. The scene unfolded on the eve of the...
  • New Jersey: Shots fired in shopping mall, no casualties reported November 5, 2013

    Paramus (New Jersey): Police are searching for a gunman at a mall in northern New Jersey after shots were fired inside it just before closing. WCBS-TV reports that shots were fired at Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall around 9:30 pm on Monday. There were no immediate reports of injuries. People inside the...
  • Firing at Los Angeles Airport, gunman chased down November 2, 2013

    A 23-year-old man armed with an assault rifle and carrying materials expressing anti-government sentiment opened fire on Friday at Los Angeles International Airport, killing one person before being chased down himself. ...
  • Phone-obsessed commuters ignore gun-flaunting man till he kills one October 9, 2013

    San Francisco: A man flashed a gun several times on a crowded commuter train in San Francisco, but passengers were so absorbed in their phones and tablets they didn't notice until he randomly shot and killed a university student, authorities said. Security video footage showed the gunman pull out the .45-caliber...
  • 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. ...
  • News 360: Onion prices skyrocket, reach Rs 80 per kg September 17, 2013

    The humble onion is again making the headlines as it touched Rs 80 per kilogram on Tuesday. The rates are likely to remain same for the next few days. The Agriculture Ministry has blamed rains and hoarding by the traders for the short supply and the spike in Onion prices. ...
  • Navy Yard shooting suspect's past shows flashes of violence September 17, 2013

    Signs that Aaron Alexis had a violent streak surfaced at least as far back as 2004, when he removed a gun from his waistband, chambered a round and shot out a man's car tires in a burst of anger triggered by what he said was "disrespect." What drove 34-year-old Alexis, the...
  • 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: 2 suspected shooters are down, says US Navy spokesman September 16, 2013

    Washington: 11:20 am (EDT): US Navy spokesman says two suspected shooters are down. 11:05 am: ATF team that helped take down Boston bombing suspect responding to Navy Yard shooting, says source. 10:55 am: Police describe the Navy Yard Shooting suspect as a tall, adult black male wearing dark clothing. 10:41 am: (EDT) ...
  • Armed man in standoff with police in Pakistan capital August 15, 2013

    Islamabad: A gun-toting man brought the Pakistani capital to a standstill on Thursday after he parked his car on the city's main boulevard near parliament and began firing in the air. The man, identified by TV news channels as Sikandar Hayat, came to the busy Jinnah Avenue with his wife and...
  • Gunman shot dead after 6 die in California shooting spree June 8, 2013

    Santa Monica: A gunman killed at least six people in Santa Monica, California, on Friday before he was shot dead by police at a library of a community college, Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks said. Seabrooks said a second individual she described as a "person of interest" had been taken into custody...
  • US: Warning of armed man in MIT campus lifted February 23, 2013

    Cambridge: Massachusetts Institute of Technology said police have issued an all clear after reports of a man in the university campus carrying a long rifle and body armour went unconfirmed. The university had been put on lockdown for a few hours. MIT returned to normal operations even as the campus police...
  • MIT on alert after reports of man with long rifle February 23, 2013

    Cambridge: Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Saturday was put on lockdown after the university was informed by police that a person with a long rifle and body armor was holed up in the Main Group Building of the campus. The university posted the information on its website. MIT added in the...
  • US: Alabama town prays for gunman to release 5-year-old February 4, 2013

    Midland City: This town of 2,400 nestled amid peanut farms and cotton fields has long relied on a strong Christian faith, a policy of "love thy neighbor," and the power of group prayer. Those beliefs have been strongly in evidence in the six days since a gunman killed a school bus...
  • Gunman, three others dead in hostage-taking in Colorado January 5, 2013

    Aurora: Four people, including the gunman, were dead following a hostage-taking on Saturday in Aurora, Colorado, the same town where a gunman shot dead 12 people and wounded 58 more at a movie theatre in July 2012, KUSA television reported. Police entered the home after several hours of failed negotiations with...
  • Human remains found in house of New York gunman December 26, 2012

    New York: US Police have found "human remains" in the torched home of a New York man, who shot dead two firefighters on Christmas eve before dying of a self-inflicted gun shot wound. Police suspect that the "human remains" are of his sister with whom he shared a bitter relationship. Sixty-two-year-old...
  • New York gunman left note declaring plan to kill people December 26, 2012

    New Delhi: A gunman who killed two volunteer firefighters and wounded two others in a Christmas Eve ambush in upstate New York left a typewritten note saying he planned to burn down his neighborhood and start "killing people," authorities said on Tuesday. The gunman, William Spengler, 62, opened fire on volunteer...
  • Pennsylvania: 4 dead, 3 policemen hurt in shooting December 22, 2012

    Pennsylvania: Four people died on a Pennsylvania highway on Friday when a gunman shot dead three people and later was killed in a shootout with police, according to Pennsylvania media, citing authorities. Three state troopers were injured in the incident in Frankstown Township, about 160 km east of Pittsburgh. Investigators suspect...
  • Connecticut victims: Lively kids, devoted adults December 17, 2012

    Newton, Connecticut: At the very start of their lives, the schoolchildren are remembered for their love of horses, or for the games they couldn't get enough of, or for always saying grace at dinner. The adult victims found their life's work in sheltering little ones, teaching them, caring for them,...
  • 'Shooter came through front door, started shooting right away' December 15, 2012

    According CNN's Tom Foreman the shooter came from the front door and people started hearing shots right away. By 9:41 or so calls were coming in for 911. The principal, vice principal and psychologist who were in a meeting, came out and went towards the gunfire. The VP came back...
  • UN chief mourns victims of US school shooting December 15, 2012

    United Nations: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday voiced his 'deepest condolences over the victims of a school shooting in the US state of Connecticut which killed 20 children. In a letter to Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy, Ban called the Sandy Hook Elementary School rampage 'shocking murders', spokesman Martin...
  • Sean Penn to star in 'Prone Gunman' November 13, 2012

    Los Angeles: Academy-award-winner Sean Penn is in talks for a starring role in action thriller 'Prone Gunman'. Based on a Jean-Patrick Manchette novel about an international operative betrayed by the organization he works for, the thriller is being produced by Silver Pictures' Joel Silver and Andrew Rona. Manchette was a leftist...
  • Arizona gunman who shot Gabrielle Giffords gets seven life terms November 9, 2012

    Tucson: Convicted Tucson gunman Jared Loughner was sentenced to seven consecutive life terms plus 140 years in prison on Thursday for killing six people and wounding 13 others, including former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, in a rampage in 2011. Loughner, 24, a college dropout with a history of psychiatric disorders, was handed...
  • NY gunman described as quiet, friendly neighbour August 26, 2012

    New York: Neighbours of Jeffrey Johnson assumed the man who greeted them as he left home in a suit each morning was on his way to work -- until Friday when police say he started a gunfight near the Empire State Building that left him and a former co-worker dead. It...
  • Oak Creek Mayor assures protection of gurudwara August 9, 2012

    Washington: Voicing regret over the shooting incident at a Wisconsin gurudwara that killed six Sikh worshippers, Oak Creek Mayor Steve Scaffidi briefed Indian envoy to the US, Nirupama Rao, about the measures he would put in place to upgrade the security at the shrine. During a meeting with Rao, who was...