Around 6:40 a.m. on Saturday, the authorities responded to a residential neighborhood in Woodlawn, Md., an unincorporated area about 12 miles west of Baltimore.
When the police arrived, they found an armed man outside of a townhouse, and the “threat was neutralized,” said Joy Stewart, a spokeswoman for the Baltimore County Police Department.
The gunman, who was not immediately identified, was later pronounced dead.
Three other victims, two men and one woman, also died. It was not immediately clear how they died. A fifth victim had injuries that were not life-threatening, the authorities said.
Porto Alegre, Brazil (CNN)Twenty-five people, including one police officer, were killed in a police anti-drug raid in a slum on Thursday in Rio de Janeiro, according to state police, despite a Supreme Court order banning such operations other than in “absolutely exceptional” circumstances during the pandemic.Human rights groups and academic researchers say the widely criticized raid in the Jacarezinho favela was among the deadliest operations in the history of Rio de Janeiro, a state of 17 million that in 2020 alone tallied 1,239 people killed by the police, according to the state government’s Institute for Public Security (ISP.)In a press conference late Thursday, a spokesman for the Rio de Janeiro Civil Police said the purpose of the operation was to prevent drug traffickers from forcing minors to join gangs. “We went to that community to guarantee the rights of that population that lives under the dictatorship of drug trafficking,” Felipe Curi, director of the General Department of Specialized Police said.According to the Civil Police, 200 officers took part in the operation authorities said followed months of investigation and aimed to prevent drug traffickers from forcing minors to join gangs. The raid led to the arrest of six people and the seizure of 20 guns, in addition to what the police called “abundant amounts of drugs.”
At least three people are dead and dozens injured after a suspected human smuggling boat capsized and split into pieces off the coast of San Diego on Sunday.
In a Sunday news conference, authorities said the boat broke apart after colliding with a reef. Officials said it had 30 people packed on board.
“It’s a tragic event,” said the city’s lifeguard chief, James Gartland, adding that it’s probably one of the worst tragedies he’s seen in his 26-year career.
The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, local lifeguards, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Border Patrol and other agencies responded to reports of an overturned vessel near the peninsula of Point Loma Sunday morning, close to the shoreline surrounding the Cabrillo National Monument in San Diego.
Three people were killed and two others injured with gunshot wounds in a shooting early Sunday morning at The Somers House Tavern in Kenosha County, Wisconsin, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson Sgt. David Wright told CNN.
Multiple people have been shot and others wounded after a gunman entered a FedEx warehouse near Indianapolis International Airport.
There are reports that four people have died, although fatalities have not yet been confirmed by the authorities.
Police have confirmed that there are ‘multiple victims at the scene’ following the shooting on Thursday night, (April 15) 11pm local time (4am GMT).
911 calls claim people heard shooting outside and inside the building, with workers hiding inside by the conveyor belt.
A worker at the scene told Wish-TV news: “I saw a man with a submachine gun of some sort, an automatic rifle, and he was firing in the open.”
SALTLICK TOWNSHIP, Pa. — State police officials told Channel 11 that a man at the center of a standoff in Saltlick Township, Fayette County was shot and killed after he came out of the home and raised a firearm.
Officials swarmed the home in the area of Pine Slopes and Indian Creek Valley Road after two troopers responded to a domestic call around 10:30 a.m.
As the troopers were leaving the scene, they said a man shot at them. The troopers were not injured.
A 15-year-old boy was killed after a shooting in Pittsburgh’s Lincoln-Lemington neighborhood Tuesday night, according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner.
Don Angelo Castapheny of Pittsburgh was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police from Zone 5 responded to the 1300 block of Montezuma Street around 9:10 p.m., and shortly after found Castapheny in the 1400 block of Olivant Street, a few blocks away.
Police said they do not have a description of a suspect.
The city’s Mobile Crime and Violent Crime units were processing the scene.
The investigation is ongoing.
A male teenager was killed and a police officer wounded Monday afternoon in a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, police and sources say.
The Knoxville Police Department confirmed the fatality in an emailed statement, and the shooting without details on its Twitter account. A medical examiner’s vehicle left the school about 5 p.m.
The source said the wounded police officer is the Austin-East school resource officer. He was shot in the hip and is undergoing surgery, the source told Knox News.
The source also said one person has been detained.
Pittsburgh police were investigating after a young man was found shot and killed in the doorway of a home in Pittsburgh’s Brighton Heights neighborhood a little after 2 a.m. Monday on the 1700 block of Termon Avenue.
No arrests have been announced concerning the victim who suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene.
A grandmother went inside a Reseda, California apartment Saturday morning and found her three young grandchildren had been stabbed to death, Los Angeles police said. A few hours later, the mother of the children was arrested as the primary suspect in the killings after she allegedly carjacked a vehicle and traveled more than four hours away–north of Bakersfield, California..
The gruesome discovery was made Saturday around 9:30 a.m. Pacific Time in the 8000 block of Reseda Boulevard, Sgt. David Bambrick of the LAPD’s West Valley Division said.
The children’s ages were 3, 2 and 6 months old.
(CNN)After being shot in the line of duty last week, a Texas state trooper has died, according to a statement from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).Trooper Chad Walker, 38, stopped to assist a driver alongside a highway near Mexia, Texas, on Friday when the driver exited the vehicle and shot him multiple times, according to series of tweets from DPS over the weekend.“Trooper Walker’s horrific murder is a solemn reminder of the dangers law enforcement officers face every day to keep our communities safe,” Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday night.Walker was transported to a hospital in Waco following the shooting, DPS said. On Monday, DPS updated Walker’s condition in a statement, saying he was no longer displaying “signs of viable brain activity and he remains on life-support until he can share the gift of life as an organ donor.”DPS announced Walker’s death Wednesday afternoon.“Texas Highway Patrol Trooper Chad Walker was committed to protecting the people of Texas. His sacrifice will never be forgotten, and we ask that you keep his family, friends and colleagues in your prayers during the difficult days ahead,” DPS Director Steven McCraw said in a statement announcing his death on Wednesday.A second-generation law enforcement officer who began his career in 2003, Walker leaves behind a wife and four children, according to DPS.
WASHINGTON (SBG) — Authorities have identified the suspect and driver who killed a Capitol Police officer by ramming a car into a barrier has been identified, according to The Associated Press.
Citing law enforcement sources, AP identified the man as 25-year-old Noah Green of Indiana. Investigators are still looking into Green’s background and if he had a history of mental health problems.
Authorities were also working to access his social media accounts.
On his accounts, Green described himself as a follower of the Nation of Islam and its founder, Louis Farrakhan, The Associated Press reported. Some of the posts spoke of going through a tough time where he leaned on his faith, according to messages captured by the group SITE, which tracks online activity.
“To be honest these past few years have been tough, and these past few months have been tougher,” he wrote. “I have been tried with some of the biggest, unimaginable tests in my life. I am currently now unemployed after I left my job partly due to afflictions, but ultimately, in search of a spiritual journey.”
A motive for the attack wasn’t immediately clear to investigators. However, authorities said there does not appear to be an ongoing threat and the incident wasn’t related to terrorism.
According to the U.S. Capitol Police, the incident unfolded around 1:30 p.m. when the driver rammed a sedan into the North Barricade outside the U.S. Capitol. One officer, William ‘Billy’ Evans, died from his injuries.
The other officer is “in stable and non-threatening condition,” according to USCP.
Authorities said the driver was shot and killed when he tried to lunge at the officers with a knife.
The United States Capitol was locked down on Friday due to an “exterior security threat,” as the United States Capitol Police (USCP) said two officers were injured after a car rammed into them and sources said officers shot a suspect.
The United States Capitol was locked down on Friday due to an “exterior security threat” after a car rammed into a barrier on the Senate side of the complex. One officer died and another was injured, according to United States Capitol Police (USCP), who said the suspect was killed by police after he exited his Navy Sedan and attacked them with a knife.
A busy passenger train carrying 490 people has derailed in a tunnel in eastern Taiwan, killing at least 51 and injuring dozens more, authorities said.
Four people, including a child, were killed Wednesday evening and a fifth person was injured in a mass shooting at an Orange office complex in California.
It marks the third mass shooting in the United States in two weeks, coming after incidents at three Atlanta spas that killed eight people, including six Asian women, and at a Boulder, Colo., supermarket that killed 10.
Few details were immediately available about the victims or a potential motive for the shooting.
JEANNETTE, Pa. —
One person is dead after being struck by a train in Jeannette, Westmoreland County.
The incident happened around 11:35 p.m. Tuesday near Railroad and North 7th streets.The identity of the person killed has not been released.
The 21-year-old victim was hit multiple times in the chest and died at the scene in the Philadelphia Mills Mall, the Philadelphia Police Department told Fox News.
The shooting occurred around 5 p.m. at the orange entrance to the food court. No arrests have been made and no weapon was recovered.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A motorcyclist riding past the scene of a fire in north Philadelphia ran over a fire hose, went out of control, and died after a crash, authorities said.
Police said the 34-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene minutes after the crash shortly before 3:30 a.m. Sunday in the West Oak Lane neighborhood.
Officials said firefighters had stretched a hose across Broad Street to battle the flames, and the motorcyclist hit the house while heading north near 68th Avenue.
WPVI-TV reported that the rider was thrown about 300 feet. Investigators told the station that the fire began in the kitchen of an unoccupied home and spread to the second floor. There was no immediate word on a cause.
Five people were killed and one was hospitalized following a helicopter crash in an Alaskan glacier, officials said.
The Alaska Department Of Public Safety said Alaska State Troopers were alerted Saturday night of reports of an overdue helicopter and crash in the Knik Glacier, roughly 54 miles east of Anchorage.
A count issued by an independent researcher in Yangon who has been compiling near-real time death tolls put the total as darkness fell at 89, spread over more than two dozen cities and towns.
As Burma’s military celebrated the annual Armed Forces Day holiday with a parade Saturday in the country’s capital, soldiers and police elsewhere reportedly killed dozens of people as they suppressed protests against last month’s coup.
A count issued by an independent researcher in Yangon who has been compiling near-real time death tolls put the total killed by late Saturday afternoon at 74, spread over more than two dozen cities and towns. That would make it equal to the deadliest day since the coup.