The fight in the yard at a prison in Soledad broke out just after 11 a.m., and staff fired nine warning shots from a rifle and used chemical agents and non-lethal rounds to break up the brief incident, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said in a statement.
No one on staff at the Correctional Training Facility was hurt, the department said.
Eight inmates required outside hospitalization with injuries that included cuts, puncture wounds and bruises, and all were stable. About 50 other inmates were treated for minor injuries, the department said.
Officials said that four “inmate-manufactured weapons” were found, and the cause of the riot is being investigated. A deadly force review board will conduct a review of the incident, the department said.
Russia’s nuclear agency said Saturday that five of its employees were killed earlier this week when a rocket engine exploded during a missile test at a military base in the far northern Arkhangelsk region.
Russia’s Defense Ministry initially said that said two people died in Thursday’s explosion and four were injured, including servicemen and civilian engineers. It was not immediately clear if the five fatalities cited in a Saturday statement by Rosatom were all in addition to the previously reported deaths.
In addition to the five deaths, Rosatom said three of its employees were treated for burns. The test took place on a sea platform during a period of work related to the engineering and technical support of “isotopic power sources” in a “liquid propulsion system,” the agency said.
The names and conditions of the patients were not immediately available.
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- Police said the crime spree took place over two hours in Orange County and Santa Ana on Wednesday night
- The suspect robbed five businesses and two apartment buildings
- A 33-year-old man was arrested after he came out of a 7-Eleven store and dropped a knife and a gun taken from a security guard before killing him
- Police said the violence was random and the motive was ‘robbery, hate, homicide’
PITTSBURGH – Two teenagers were hurt in a drive-by shooting in Homestead Monday night.
One of those shooting victims was in critical condition, according to investigators, and the other in stable. Both were taken to area hospitals for treatment.
Police found two 17-year-olds on West Street. The teenagers had been walking to a nearby convenience store just before 9 p.m.
Officers determined the teens didn’t know the person who shot at them. The police chief said at least 10 shots were fired.
Witnesses reported a silver SUV taking off from the area.
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Walmart has been the scene of two shootings in the past week, one in Southaven, Mississipi where two were killed by a former employee on July 30 and Saturday’s mass shooting in El Paso, Texas that left 22 dead.
Police said two people were hurt in a drive by shooting in Homestead Monday night.
The suspect in the killing rampage at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, allegedly cased the store, looking for Mexicans to kill before he came back and unleashed a barrage of gunfire that left 22 people dead and more than two dozens injured, law enforcement officials told ABC News.The latest twist in the investigation of the mass shooting came just hours after doctors in El Paso confirmed that two more victims had died from bullet wounds suffered in the Saturday morning massacre — increasing the death toll to 22.
President Trump on Sunday forcefully denounced two mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, saying “hate has no place in our country.”
As the president spoke, top Democratic presidential candidates — including Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Cory Booker — demanded Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recall Congress from its recess to address gun violence. They did not elaborate on their legislative plans for such a special session.
Addressing reporters in Morristown, New Jersey, Trump promised “we’re going to take care” of the problem. He said he’s been speaking to the attorney general, FBI director and members of Congress and will be making an additional statement Monday morning.
Ten people were killed early Sunday when gunfire broke out in Dayton, Ohio, according to police. The number of fatalities included the gunman, though how the unidentified shooter died was not immediately clear.
According to Dayton Police, some officers were in the area when shots rang out at 1:22 a.m. in the city’s Oregon District and “were able to respond and put an end to it quickly.”
A regional gas pipeline ruptured early Thursday in Kentucky, causing a massive explosion that killed 1 person, hospitalized five others, destroyed railroad tracks and forced the evacuation of a nearby mobile home park, authorities said.
Exxon Mobil Baytown Area said a unit processing propane and propylene burst into flames late Wednesday morning at the Olefins plant, forcing the city to issue a shelter-in-place order, according to Fox 26. Black smoke from the fire could be seen for miles. The explosion happened shortly after 11 a.m. and was contained by the afternoon.