“Detectives learned that the victim was with some of other teens in the 1300 block of Hamilton Street when an unknown person began shooting at them. Only the victim was hit by the gunfire,” police said in a written statement.
Investigators have not established a motive for the shooting.
No suspects have been identified. Homicide detectives continue to investigate.
Anyone with information is asked to call the county’s tip line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS (1-833-255-8477). Anonymous calls will be accepted.
A cop was shot and a woman was taken into custody after gunfire broke out near a California marathon Sunday, according to reports.
The woman, who is in her 50s but has not been identified, was allegedly firing an airsoft gun in the air and putting the weapon to her own head on the eighth floor of a parking garage at First Avenue and C Street, according to KSWB-TV.
Police fired several shots at her and missed, but one cop accidentally shot himself in the leg.
It’s been 50 years, but Juan Romero still hesitates before talking about that night in the narrow pantry of the Ambassador Hotel.
He was the immigrant busboy who was shaking Robert F. Kennedy’s hand when an assassin pumped three bullets into the dynastic politician shortly after midnight on June 5, 1968.
“I remember shaking his hand, and as soon as he let go, we heard those terrible popping sounds,” Romero told the Daily News as his easy conversation turned heavy and hushed.
“I turned to my left, and all I could see was a small group of people, maybe 10 feet away, just struggling, pushing, fighting, wrestling,” he said, describing the pandemonium after gunman Sirhan Sirhan opened fire in the Los Angeles hotel.
A man was shot and killed in Clairton early Sunday morning.
CLAIRTON (KDKA) — A man was shot and killed in Clairton early Sunday morning.
Officers were sent to the 500 block of Farnsworth Avenue around 12:30 a.m. for a report that a man had been shot.
When they arrived at the scene, they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside a home.
An off-duty police officer was arrested after he fatally shot his brother, an off-duty sheriff’s deputy in Texas.
Robert Lee, who has 35 years’ experience in law enforcement, initially told authorities that he shot an intruder in his Stagecoach Farms home Friday.
Rocky Lee, 57, was identified as the victim, the Houston Chronicle reported.
Lee, a 26-year veteran of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, was shot multiple times in the bathroom of his brother’s home.
The companies behind a video game called “Active Shooter” — in which players can pretend to be a shooter in a school environment are facing backlash.
The game offers players the opportunity to play either a S.W.A.T. team member or an active shooter in a school setting. In the active shooter setting, players kill cops and civilians.
“Active Shooter’s” developer, Revived Games, reportedly plans on releasing another mode of play in which players can be civilians in the mass shooting as well.
The game, which is created by video game company Valve, is set to be released on June 6 via digital store Steam, according to a report by Variety.
(CNN)A suspect who had barricaded himself on Tuesday in his Panama City, Florida, home after an earlier shooting was later found dead in the residence, authorities said.The Bay County Sheriff’s Office identified the dead suspect as 49-year-old Kevin Robert Holroyd.One person had a minor injury and was transported to a hospital, city spokeswoman Caitlin Lawrence said earlier Tuesday.
A 15-year-old boy shot his father to death and wounded his mother in a west Las Vegas home Thursday morning before being wounded when she got a gun and returned fire, according to Las Vegas police.