The shooting occurred at Isaac Campbell Park on South Street shortly after 5:20 p.m. when the shooter, whom police have not identified, returned to the park after a fistfight and began firing.
A bystander licensed to a carry a firearm then shot the shooter, who was flown to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.
Police said Eric Torrell, 20, was acting ‘threateningly’ and had to be fired upon.
Most of the recent mass shootings are not solely the result of mental illness.
The Hidalgo County Constable Precinct’s office wrote on Facebook: “Active shooter at the McAllen Plaza Mall. Stay away from the area! Several law enforcement agencies heading to the scene.”
His abdication of leadership after the horrific Toronto mass shooting is a disgrace.
An educator who taught Faisal Hussain in the Youth Skills Connection Program in Thorncliffe almost five years ago says she was devastated when she found out about the Danforth shooting.
The family of an Australian woman who was shot dead by Minneapolis police last year after calling them to report a suspected crime near her home sued the city and several officers on Monday, saying they had violated her civil rights.
Toronto Police share updated information following Danforth shooting, still not sharing name of murderous shooter.
Talking to SVT News, criminologist Mikael Rying said that it is “extremely unusual that so many people are shot during the same incident.” He goes on to explain violent crime has risen exponentially in recent years.
The Crown is recommending Quebec City mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette be sentenced to the longest prison term in Canadian history.
City authorities said that two of the victims — at least three of whom were “very well known to police in a criminal context”, according to local media — died overnight while another three people were injured, one seriously. Three people have died in all.
Nearly two dozen people were injured after gunfire broke out early Sunday during an all-night art event in New Jersey’s capital city, leaving one suspect dead and authorities investigating if any others were involved.
On Thursday afternoon, two girls, aged 5 and 9, were shot while playing in a small playground in a Scarborough housing complex. Police say a car pulled up and a male emerged from the passenger seat and began shooting at an adult male target who was also in the park.
The study, offered by two Michigan State University psychology professors and an Arizona State University professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, William Terrill, who has written extensively on police behavior, stated, “When adjusting for crime, we find no systematic evidence of anti-Black disparities in fatal shootings, fatal shootings of unarmed citizens, or fatal shootings involving misidentification of harmless objects.”
Two people were killed in Saarbrücken on Saturday. A police spokesman said that there had been a police operation in the Brebach-Fechingen district this afternoon during which a suspect had been arrested. At first he did not give any further details. Several media had previously reported that a man had shot bystanders. The police spokesman did not want to comment.