Philadelphia Police: 12 shot and 4 dead after a string of shootings overnight

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — A violent night in Philadelphia sent homicide detectives from one murder scene to the next to investigate four deaths from West Oak Lane to North Philadelphia. Neighbors watched from behind police tape as investigators laid down evidence markers on North 11th Street and Rising Sun Avenue. Among the crowd was Isiah Holmes, … Read more

COVID-19, shootings: Is mass death now tolerated in America?

PROVIDENCE, RI (AP) — After mass shootings killed and injured people grocery shopping, going to church and simply living their lives last weekend, the nation marked a milestone of 1 million deaths from COVID-19. The number, once unthinkable, is now an irreversible reality in the United States — just like the persistent reality of gun … Read more

15-year-old arrested in stray bullet death of 11-year-old Kyahara Tay in the Bronx

LONGWOOD, Bronx (WABC) — A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in the fatal shooting of 11-year-old Kyahara Tay, who was gunned down by a stray bullet in the Bronx Monday. He was identified at a Friday afternoon press conference as 15-year-old Matthew Godwin. He was arrested at around 2 am inside the lobby of the … Read more

Suspect shot, killed by HPD officers was waving gun towards girlfriend’s small kids before shooting, police say

HOUSTON – A man has been pronounced dead after he was reportedly shot by officers with the Houston Police Department on Wednesday evening. HPD officials said a woman called police around 7:46 pm after her boyfriend allegedly began accusing her of having another man in her vehicle. According to police, the boyfriend, who was driving … Read more

11-year-old girl fatally shot in stomach by suspects riding scooter in the Bronx identified

LONGWOOD, Bronx (WABC) — An 11-year-old girl is dead after she was shot in the stomach by a gunman riding a scooter in the Bronx Monday night. The girl, an innocent bystander who was a half block away when the gunfire erupted, is identified as 11-year-old Kyhara Tay, of the Bronx. The incident happened just … Read more

7 Dead After Gunman Opens Fire in Supermarket – NBC New York

At least seven people were killed in a Buffalo, New York, supermarket Saturday afternoon after a gunman carrying a rifle entered the store and opened fire, law enforcement sources said. The shooter entered the Tops Friendly Market on Jefferson Avenue shortly after 2:30 pm and shot at least eight people, according to police sources. Seven … Read more

Man confesses to Ozone Park murder, called victim a ‘witch’ who cursed him: NYPD

OZONE PARK, Queens (WABC) — A man charged in the fatal shooting of a woman in Queens reportedly confessed to detectives, also saying the victim — a psychic who does tarot card readings in her home — was a “witch” who had cursed him to his death. Authorities say 41-year-old Giuseppe Canzani walked up to … Read more

Mother of NYPD officer fatally shot answering door of Ozone Park, Queens home; man arrested

OZONE PARK, Queens (WABC) — The man accused of knocking on the door of a Queens home and fatally shooting the mother of an NYPD officer when she opened it is due in court Thursday. Police said 41-year-old Giuseppe Canzani walked up to the 51-year-old victim’s home located on 109th Avenue in Ozone Park around … Read more

Innocent 14-year-old girl hit in neck, 2 18-year-old men injured in drive-by shooting in Fresh Meadows, Queens

FRESH MEADOWS, Queens (WABC) — Three teenagers were shot, including an innocent 14-year-old girl, in a drive-by shooting in Queens that is believed to be gang related Wednesday afternoon. Police say two cars pulled up next to a group of 10 to 12 teens who were walking down the sidewalk near 64-50 188th Street in … Read more

Yonkers detective recovering after being shot, suspect killed by FBI agent

YONKERS, Westchester County (WABC) — A veteran detective in Westchester County is in the hospital after being shot during a confrontation with a suspect in a Yonkers bodega. The suspect was shot and killed. In Yonkers, this was just the third shooting this year. The detective is being cared for at Jacobi Medical Center with … Read more