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Woman Killed By Orlando Officer’s Stray Bullet

Woman Killed By Orlando Officer’s Stray Bullet

ORLANDO, Fla. — Like most millennials, Maria loved partying and hanging out with her friends. So she took a weekend girls trip to Orlando, visiting some of the theme parks, before ending up at Vixen Bar in downtown Orlando sometime Monday night, family said. The 22-year-old woman — identified by police as Maria Fernanda Godinez [...]

Man Shot Dead By St. Louis Police

As if there were not enough tension already in St. Louis and the surrounding area, a St. Louis police officer shot and killed a man Tuesday afternoon. The incident occurred outside of a 5-Star Market just before 1:00 p.m. local time today. According to police, the man was attempting to rob the convenience store and [...]

Pasadena Students Charged With Planning Mass Shooting

Two South Pasadena High School students have been arrested for planning a mass shooting. School officials reported the suspected plot to police on Thursday, but did not say how they learned of it. The pair had been under surveillance since the report, South Pasadena police Sgt. Brian Solinsky said. He would not elaborate on the [...]

10-Year-Old Girl Calls 9-1-1: ‘My Dad’s Shooting My Mom Right Now’ (Audio)

There are two kinds of people in the world: those that respond to stress with panic and a fight-or-flight response, and those who…don’t. No one really knows what causes some people to respond to life-or-death situations with cool detachment, or how some soldiers, emergency workers and leaders slip into that state of purposeful, Zen-like calm [...]

Fatally Struck By Stray Bullet While Sitting In His Home

The New Haven, CT man was in his home playing solitaire on his birthday when a stray bullet struck and killed him. When police responded they found Darryl McNair shot inside his home on Strong St. Police say the man was apparently struck by a stray bullet inside an office area in his basement. Investigators [...]

Police Fatally Shoot Mentally Ill Woman

The 50-year-old mentally ill woman was shot and killed by a Phoenix police officer. Officers were attempting to serve a mental-health order to Michelle Cusseaux that would admit her to a mental-health facility, reports AZ Central. Caseworkers “were trying to get her to come in for treatment. It got to the point that she wouldn’t [...]

Night Of Curfew Leaves One Shot, Seven Arrested

One person was critically shot and seven were arrested after the midnight curfew went into effect in Ferguson, MO. Scores of demonstrators had remained in the streets after the curfew took effect at midnight (0500 GMT). Law enforcement officials used loudspeakers to warn protesters to disperse immediately. Officers, equipped with gas masks and full-length shields, [...]

Boy 14, Shot In Face By Friend 15

The 15-year old Washington State boy shot his friend with a gun found in a safe in his home. The Longview Police Department said the pair were home alone when they found the key to the safe and began handling the weapon that was inside. Police said the 15-year-old told them the handgun fired as [...]

Cop Shoots His Own Daughter By Mistake

He thought it was an intruder, but it was his own daughter. After his home alarm sounded, Loudoun County Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt. Easton McDonald thought someone was breaking into his home when he saw a dark figure moving toward him. He fired his own gun only to discover the person was his own 16-year-old daughter, [...]

Man Fatally Shot Outside Philly Peace Concert

The purpose of the concert at the Dell Music Center was to get the message out to stem violence. Officials said the 20-year-old man was apparently either arriving at or leaving the “Philly Support Philly: Peace on the Streets” concert when he got into an argument with someone in the parking lot. Police said the [...]

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