Two Missouri law enforcement officers shot in what governor calls an ambush – CNN

The man who authorities think shot a state trooper and a sheriff’s deputy Friday morning surrendered after a long standoff at a home in rural Missouri, the highway patrol said.

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Philadelphia shooting: Pennsylvania officials demand action on guns after violent shootout – CBS News

Maurice Hill, 36, is expected to face multiple charges, including attempted murder and aggravated assault

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said during a press conference that lawmakers need to figure out ways to remove guns from people like the suspected gunman in Wednesday’s standoff. He said he plans to announce executive actions on Friday morning in Harrisburg.

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CHP officer, gunman dead in shootout near freeway: report | Fox News

A California Highway Patrol officer was gunned down Monday in a shootout off the 215 Freeway, The Los Angeles Times reported.

The scene was chaotic. The Times reported that the suspect was stopped by an officer on a motorcycle. At some point, the suspect grabbed a rifle from inside the car and fired upon the officer approaching the vehicle. Other officers arrived at the scene and witnesses described a chaotic situation. One driver said bullets “flew through their windows.”

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CRAWFORD COUNTY DOUBLE MURDER: Mother, 10-year-old son found shot to death in Crawford County | WPXI

Police said they are looking for Jack Turner, 21, a person of interest in a double murder of a mother and son in Crawford County.

Police said a large manhunt ensued, including areas in nearby Mercer County. Word quickly spread of Turner being on the run and police said he had stolen the woman’s car. Police added he was seen robbing a gas station in Erie just hours after the murders.

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HOMESTEAD SHOOTING: Two teens walking down the street seriously hurt in drive-by shooting | WPXI

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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Dad shot while buying lunchbox for his child at Baton Rouge, Louisiana Walmart store – News – Ellwood City Ledger – Ellwood City, PA

A bystander sustained gunshot wounds after an argument broke out between two patrons at a Walmart in Baton Rouge on Tuesday.

One suspect is currently in custody, while the other remains at large.

The victim is a 42-year old father who was in line buying a lunchbox for one of his children. He received multiple gunshot wounds and was transferred to a local hospital where he is in stable condition, according to East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux.

The initial reason for the altercation is unknown.

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Pittsburgh-area man among victims in Dayton

One of the victim’s in Sunday morning’s mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio is a Pittsburgh-area man.

Nicholas Cumer was a student at St. Francis University and graduated from Washington High School in 2012.

“We are heartbroken by the loss of our Nicholas in this senseless act on August 4,” according to a statement released from Cumer’s family. “As our family grieves, we ask for privacy at this time.”

Source: Pittsburgh-area man among victims in Dayton

Trump declares ‘hate has no place in our country,’ as Dems demand recall of Congress | Fox News

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.

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Dayton, Ohio, gunfire results in 10 deaths, including gunman; at least 16 wounded: police | Fox News

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.

It was the nation’s second mass shooting in less than 24 hours, after 20 people were slain in El Paso, Texas.

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.”

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Between 15 and 20 people shot at El Paso Walmart, suspected gunman in custody, Texas Lt. Gov. says | Fox News

Between 15 and 20 people were shot at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas Saturday morning, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick told Fox News.

Patrick added that a 21-year-old man had been taken into custody. Police had previously said they had received numerous reports of “multiple shooters.”

The lieutenant governor did not say how many of the injuries were fatal.

Police responded to reports of an active shooting at the Cielo Vista Mall area shortly before 11 a.m. and asked people to stay clear of the active scene. An El Paso police spokesman told reporters shortly before 1 p.m. that there was no longer an “imminent threat” to the area.

A spokesperson at Del Sol Medical Center told Fox News that the hospital had received six victims in an unknown condition. They did not say if any more victims would be coming to the facility.

Source: Between 15 and 20 people shot at El Paso Walmart, suspected gunman in custody, Texas Lt. Gov. says | Fox News

Chicago moms who worked to stop gun violence killed in drive-by

Two mothers who fought to curb gun violence in their South Side Chicago neighborhood were killed in a drive-by shooting, on the same street corner where they regularly sat to help kids in need.

Chantell Grant, 26, and Andrea Stoudemire, 35, were gunned down Friday night in a shooting whose intended target was a gangbanger recently released from prison, police said.

“We have no information to suggest they were the intended targets,” police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Tuesday.

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