ARTICLES RELATING TO US SHOOTINGS

Orlando nightclub dead felled by 200 bullets

2016-08-09 12:10

The 49 people who were killed in June in the Orlando gay nightclub massacre were struck by 200 bullets, a report by the Orange County coroners' office says.

Teen killed dad as he slept to stop abuse

2016-08-05 21:28

An attorney for a 14-year-old Ohio girl charged in juvenile court with killing her father says the teen shot him to protect her family from further abuse.

3 dead, 1 hurt in US shooting

2016-07-30 13:38

City officials say a shooting has left three people dead and another person hurt in Mukilteo, Washington, and that a suspect has been taken into custody.

Mississippi grand jury clears 3 officers in fatal shooting

2016-07-29 05:34

A grand jury has ruled three Mississippi police officers were justified in the fatal shooting of a 37-year-old man whose weapon turned out to be a BB gun.

Fatal mass shooting at Florida nightclub

2016-07-25 10:47

At least two people are dead following a Florida nightclub shooting where a 'teen night' was being held, according to reports.

Teen girl shoots couple who let her off for shoplifting

2016-07-21 07:05

US police say a 13-year-old girl shot and critically wounded a couple who had let her go with a warning earlier that day after catching her and a friend trying to steal from their beauty shop.

Police across US patrolling in pairs

2016-07-19 22:58

Police departments across the country are ordering officers to team up in pairs after ambush attacks left eight officers dead in Texas and Louisiana.

Slain officer's touching Facebook message days before death

2016-07-18 07:13

Just days before he was shot and killed, a police officer posted an emotional Facebook message saying he was "physically and emotionally" tired and expressing how difficult it was to be both a police officer and a black man.

Man dead after exchanging gunfire with police

2016-07-15 13:15

Baltimore police officers responding to the sound of gunshots near an apartment building have fatally shot a man who fired at them with an "AR-15-style" gun

Three held in US gun plot against police

2016-07-13 10:05

Authorities in Louisiana - already rocked by the deadly police shooting of an African American man - say they have arrested three black youths for stealing guns they planned to use to kill officers.

 

Autopsy: Orlando gay club gunman hit by 8 bullets

2016-08-06 11:27

An autopsy has revealed that the gunman who killed 49 patrons at an Orlando gay club was hit by at least eight police bullets during his shootout with a SWAT team.

Jury: Ex-officer should serve 2 1/2 years for manslaughter

2016-08-05 17:45

A jury has recommended 2 1/2 years in prison for a fired Portsmouth, Virginia police officer convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting of an unarmed man accused of shoplifting at Wal-Mart.

Therapist shot by police reunited with autistic patient

2016-07-29 12:37

An unarmed black therapist who was shot by police last week while protecting his autistic client has had an emotional reunion with the man, hospitalised for emotional trauma.

Mom of slain Florida teen warned son ahead of nightclub shootings

2016-07-26 14:25

With the Orlando massacre still fresh on everyone's minds, the mother of a young man who was slain at a nightclub says she had warned her son about what to do if there were a shooting.

WATCH: Police shoot autistic man's caretaker as he surrenders

2016-07-21 11:53

Authorities say a Florida police officer has shot and wounded an autistic man's caretaker, following reports of a man threatening to shoot himself.

Shots fired at US officers, narrowly missing them

2016-07-20 12:45

Police say shots have been fired at two New York Police Department officers, narrowly missing them.

Nightclub gunman repeatedly taunted for being Muslim

2016-07-19 12:32

Records show that the gunman who opened fire at a gay Florida nightclub last month had complained he was repeatedly taunted for being Muslim in his job as a security guard at a Florida courthouse.

Mourners gather for funeral of black man killed by police

2016-07-15 16:03

Family and friends of Alton Sterling, a black man shot and killed in an encounter with two white police officers in Louisiana, will gather for his funeral to pay their last respects.

Obama on Dallas shooting: A wake-up call for America?

2016-07-13 14:03

US president attending Dallas memorial calls for Americans to have serious discussions about race relations.

Black doctor's conflict: Saving officers, distrusting police

2016-07-12 20:38

A trauma surgeon at Parkland Memorial Hospital who is black says he understands the 'anger and frustration and distrust of law enforcement.'

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