A police officer for the Phoenix Police Department died Sunday night and two others were injured while responding to a domestic violence call that turned chaotic, the department said in a statement.
The two other officers are expected to recover.
The deceased officer was identified as Greg Carnicle, a commander at the department who was months away from retirement. He served on the force for 31 years and was most recently the head of all evening and weekend patrol operations, the statement read.
Homestead Police originally responded to a call of a shooting in the 300 block of West 12th Avenue just after 5:00 p.m.
When they arrived, they found a juvenile male shot in the arm. He was taken to the hospital by a private vehicle.
Allegheny County Police were also requested at the scene and they learned shots were fired from a silver, two-door car with tinted windows.
The boy was struck by a gunshot and fled the scene, which they believe took place on Sylvan Avenue.
According to witnesses, the shooter was described as a black male with dreadlocks, wearing a black and gray shirt with white markings.
Anyone with information is asked to call the County Police Tipline at 1-833-255-8477.
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ) — Police in Johnstown have arrested two individuals involved in an incident at a Johnstown Sheetz where shots were fired.
Dispatch says the call went out just before noon at the Sheetz on Broad Street in Johnstown.
Police say the incident began as a verbal altercation caught on surveillance between Guillermo Alverez and William Sauro, when the situation escalated. Police say during the verbal altercation, Sauro entered his vehicle and attempted to hit Alverez with the vehicle.
Then, police say Alverez pulled out a gun and fired multiple shots at the vehicle.
As a result of the full incident, police have charged Sauro with one count of aggravated assault and one count of recklessly endangering another person.
Police say Alverez is also being charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of recklessly endangering another person.
Both are in custody awaiting arraignment.
A man was hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in the chest in Pittsburgh.
City police said officers responded to a call for a man being driven to a local hospital after being shoot around 2:15 p.m. Monday.
Police found the vehicle and victim along the 6300 block of Penn Avenue.
The man was then taken to an area hospital for treatment of at least one gunshot wound.
A Pittsburgh police officer was shot during a traffic stop in Pittsburgh’s East Allegheny neighborhood Thursday evening.
A shooting suspect was also shot during the stop and has since died, officials confirmed. Officials said the officer was shot in the hip at the intersection of Madison Avenue and East Ohio Street around 7 p.m.
Officials did not confirm how the shooting happened, but law enforcement sources tell Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 that the traffic stop happened after a cellphone store was robbed. The vehicle was pulled over on East Ohio Street, and the passenger shot the officer in the hip. The officer returned fire to the suspect, who has since died.
MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. (KDKA) – A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection to a shooting that happened during a fight over a cigarette in McKees Rocks.
Allegheny County Police say the juvenile was charged and taken to the Shuman Juvenile Detention Center on Thursday.
The shooting happened on the 100 block of Munson Avenue last Saturday afternoon. McKees Rocks Police arrived to the scene to find a man suffering from gunshot wounds to the hand and upper body.
Police are investigating a shooting Friday afternoon in the city’s Homewood neighborhood that sent a man to the hospital in critical condition, officials said.
Authorities received a ShotSpotter alert shortly after 1 p.m. near the 7400 block of Race Street, a few blocks from the intersection of Frankstown and Brushton avenues, Public Safety spokesman Maurice Matthews said.
When officers arrived, they found a man shot in the leg, Matthews said. Police said he had been inside a vehicle when he was hit.
Medics took the man to a nearby hospital, where he was “in critical but stable condition,” Matthews said. His name was not released.
No suspects have been announced. No word on any arrests.
Police found a young girl shot dead inside a bed early Sunday.
Investigators said they responded to a home on Warrington Avenue at 1:30 a.m.Officers said they cleared the home for a possible shooter when they later found a young girl with a gunshot wound to the neck.
No other people were reported injured inside the home.
At least 12 people have been shot dead and many injured by a Thai soldier in the city of Nakhon Ratchasima (also known as Korat), police say.
A defence ministry spokesman told BBC Thai that Jakraphanth Thomma, a junior officer, had attacked his commanding officer before stealing a gun and ammunition from a military camp.
He then opened fire at a Buddhist temple and at a shopping centre in the city, north-east of Bangkok.
The suspect is still at large.
Local media footage appears to show the suspect getting out of a Humvee-type vehicle in front of the Terminal 21 shopping centre in the Muang district and firing shots as people flee. Other footage showed a fire outside the building, with some reports saying it was caused by a gas canister that exploded when shot at.
Authorities have been sealing off the centre as they try to track down the suspect, who is reportedly inside the building. Police have warned people to stay at home.
The Bangkok Post reported that the suspect, who it said was 32 years old, had taken hostages inside the building, but this has not been officially confirmed. More gunshots have reportedly been heard inside the building.
The suspect’s motive remains unclear.
PITTSBURGH — One person was shot while riding in a zTrip on Bedford Avenue Wednesday night.
The shooting happened around 7 p.m., after the passenger had been picked up, and the gunfire started just as the car was leaving the area, police said.
The driver did not stop until he looked in the back seat and saw the victim slumped over and the window shot out, According to Pittsburgh Public Safety.
The shelter-in-place request was lifted shortly before 1:30 p.m., and at the news conference Monday afternoon the police chief said there wasn’t a continuing threat on campus. University police had stationed officers throughout campus, including all key gathering points.All classes, programs and events have been canceled through Wednesday, the university announced. But campus services for students will continue, and the faculty and staff are expected to report to work.The university said counselors would be available at the Halladay Student Services building for anyone who needed assistance.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man was shot multiple times outside of a nightclub in Pittsburgh’s North Side neighborhood overnight, according to Pittsburgh Police.
The man is reportedly in stable condition after being taken to a local hospital.
Police initially were responding to calls about gunfire and a stabbing near the 2600 block of Perrysville Avenue around 1 a.m. No one was stabbed.
The victim told police that a stranger fired rounds at him and fled in an unknown vehicle.
Police are investigating.
Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a ShotSpotter notification of gunfire, followed by 911 calls of a stabbing, on the 2600 block of Perrysville Avenue around 1 a.m.
Officers from Zone 1 arrived on scene and found a male victim who had been shot, not stabbed, multiple times near a nightclub. The victim stated that an unknown male actor fired on him, then left in a vehicle.
Medics transported the male to a local hospital in stable condition. Police are investigating.
CRAVEN COUNTY, N. C. (WCTI) – A family of five was killed last week in a murder-suicide in Vanceboro, according to the Craven County Sheriff’s Office. Monday morning, Sheriff Hughes offered new details. In a press conference Monday, Craven County Sheriff Hughes released more information about the death investigation into the Ireland family. (Tyler Hardin, NewsChannel 12)