GUNMAN

  • Sydney crisis: Lindt cafe manager, lawyer killed in hostage drama 2 days ago

    Sydney: Two hostages who have been killed in the 17-hour-long hostage drama at a cafeteria in Sydney were identified as the manager of the Lindt Chocolate cafe and a lawyer. The 38-year-old lawyer, Katrina Dawson, was a mother of three young children who became the victim of the siege. She was...
  • Belgium: Four armed men enter apartment in Ghent, police cordon off area 3 days ago

    Ghent: Four armed men have entered an apartment in the western Belgian city of Ghent, and police have blocked off a wide perimeter around the area. Police said on Monday that two hours in it was still unclear what the intention was, and there was no information available either about the...
  • Hostage calls up Radio presenter from Sydney's Lindt cafe 3 days ago

    A radio show host in Australia told CNN that one of the hostages inside the Sydney cafe got in touch with him and he could hear the gunman giving instructions to the hostages. ...
  • Sydney crisis: Infosys software engineer amongst hostages in Lindt cafe 3 days ago

    Sydney: An Indian software professional is amongst several other people held hostage by an armed gunman in a cafe in downtown Sydney. A native of Andhra Pradesh, the engineer works with Infosys Australia. "One software engineer is among the hostages. He is an employee of Infosys Australia. Our consulate in Sydney...
  • Read: Chronology of seige at Sydney's Lindt cafe 3 days ago

    Sydney: According to Australia's leading newspaper 'Sydney Morning Herald', chronology of the siege at a Sydney Café is as follows. Blue sports bag A woman is believed to have raised the alarm at 9:44 am (3:30 AM IST) when she saw a man outside the cafe carrying a blue sports bag with...
  • Radio host speaks to hostage in Sydney cafe 3 days ago

    Sydney: A Sydney-based radio presenter on Monday said he spoke to one of the hostages being held inside a cafe here and he could hear the gunman talking in the background. "The male hostage was remarkably calm when relaying information over the phone from the gunman," said Ray Hadley, a radio...
  • Crisis ends as police storm Sydney's Lindt cafe, Indian hostage reported safe; as it happened. 3 days ago

    Sydney: Australian security forces on Tuesday stormed the Sydney's Lindt cafe where several hostages were being held at gunpoint, in what looked like the dramatic denouement to a standoff that had dragged on for more than 16 hours. #SydneyTerror: Share your experiences...
  • Gunman in Canada had prepared a video of himself October 27, 2014

    Toronto: A gunman who shot and killed a soldier at Canada's national war memorial and then stormed Parliament before he was gunned down had prepared a video recording of himself that police say shows he was driven by ideological and political motives, police has said. Royal Canadian Mounted Police Commissioner Bob...
  • 'Man who attacked Canada Parliament was sharp-minded, talkative' October 24, 2014

    Abu-Bakhr Abdelkareem, former Ottawa Mission resident described the man who attacked Canadian Parliament as sharp-minded and talkative. ...
  • Security stepped up at Australia Parliament after Canada attack October 23, 2014

    Melbourne: Security has been stepped up at Parliaments and Canadian diplomatic missions around Australia, a day after a gunman opened fire at parliament in that country killing one soldier, according to a media report. Speaker Bronwyn Bishop, however assured that the nation's politicians were safe in the Parliament house and they...
  • 32-year-old Canadian attacks Parliament, shot down by forces October 23, 2014

    The suspect in the attack on Canada Parliament that put the country on high alert has been identified as 32-year-old native Michael Zehaf-Bibao. ...
  • Canada on high alert after attack on Parliament, PM says will not be intimidated by terrorism October 23, 2014

    Ottawa: A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial on Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada's Prime Minister called it the country's second terrorist attack in three days. "We will not...
  • Seven dead in driveby shooting near University of California May 24, 2014

    Santa Barbara: A gunman went on a driveby 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. Quickthinking 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. WCBSTV 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 23yearold man armed with an assault rifle and carrying materials expressing antigovernment sentiment opened fire on Friday at Los Angeles International Airport, killing one person before being chased down himself. ...
  • Phoneobsessed commuters ignore gunflaunting 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 .45caliber...
  • 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 guntoting 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...