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4 Ga. firefighters held hostage; SWAT on scene

A gunman barricaded himself in a home in suburban Atlanta and was holding four firefighters hostage Wednesday afternoon, authorities in northeast Georgia said....


In wake of Newtown, Connecticut Governor due to sign new gun law

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is expected on Thursday to sign a tough new gun law that restricts sales of the sort of high-capacity ammunition clips that a gunman used to massacre 26 people in minutes in a December attack on a school.


Baby dies after being shot 5 times; dad part of Chicago gang

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Authorities said Tuesday that an attack in which a 6-month-old girl was fatally shot and her father was wounded was apparently gang-related, and that they are searching for the gunman and the driver of the getaway van.


3 dead in courthouse shooting over custody dispute

Motivated by a yearslong custody dispute, a gunman opened fire Monday morning in a Delaware courthouse lobby just as the building was opening to the public for the day, exchanging shots with police and leaving three people — including the shooter — dead, authorities more


Gunman Opens Fire at Phoenix Office Complex

Phoenix Office Building Shooting

A gunman opened fire at an office complex here on Wednesday, wounding at least five people, one of them seriously, before fleeing, the police said. Several hours after the shooting, members of a police S.W.A.T. unit continued to check the building, but the whereabouts of the gunman were not known.


Gunman's aunt speaks out

The aunt of gunman Adam Lanza talks to the media about her nephew, saying he was "well-educated, different."


Oregon mall gunman ID'd; motive unclear

Oregon Mall Shooting

Witnesses who survived a terrifying shooting at an Oregon mall teeming with holiday shoppers The masked gunman who killed two people and wounded a third in a shooting at an Oregon mall packed with holiday shoppers before committing suicide was identified Wednesday as Jacob Tyler Roberts, 22.


3 Dead, Including Gunman, in Oregon Mall Shooting

A gunman opened fire in a suburban Portland shopping mall Tuesday, killing two people and wounding another as people were doing their Christmas shopping, authorities said. Witnesses described a scene of chaos and disbelief as a gunman wearing some sort of camouflage outfit and a white mask shot an initial burst of fire and then more rounds at Clackamas Town Center. Shoppers tried to find safe areas as teams of police officers began entering the mall to find the shooter.


India hangs gunman from 2008 Mumbai attack

India executed the lone surviving gunman from the 2008 terror attack on Mumbai early Wednesday, India's home ministry said.Click to Continue »


Gunman kills co-worker, wounds himself at Fresno plant

Poultry Plant Shooting

A worker at a chicken-processing plant in Fresno, Calif., killed two workers and wounded a third before shooting himself dead outside, the county coroner reports. The suspect was identified as 42-year-old Lawrence Jones 42. He was pronounced dead at Community Regional Medical Center with a head wound. One of his victims died in the operating room, the Fresno Bee reports. Another died at the plant.


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