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  • 3 shot near Pittsburgh high school, gunman loose

    November 13, 2013 2:54 PM

    PITTSBURGH - School officials say three people were shot in or near a Pittsburgh high school, and police are searching for a gunman. School officials say three students were shot outside Brashear High School on Wednesday afternoon as they walked to a vehicle they'd all taken to school earlier in... more »
  • Gunman near NC campus shot, killed

    September 24, 2013 8:16 AM

    DURHAM, N.C - Police say a gunman has been shot and killed near the campus of North Carolina Central University in Durham. Durham police said they had tracked a suspect thought to be armed onto the campus late Monday, prompting officials to lock down the school. They say... more »
  • FBI tracked gunman's trip, LSU Police alerted

    August 23, 2013 5:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The FBI said Friday it notified LSU Police about possible issues concerning the shooter in a hostage situation at a Tensas State Bank branch earlier this month. Fuaed Abdo Ahmed, 20, shot and killed two bank employees in St. Joseph, Louisiana, hours after he let a third... more »
  • School employee helped avert tragedy in standoff

    August 22, 2013 7:17 AM

    DECATUR, Ga. - The 911 tapes from a standoff and shooting at an Atlanta-area school show how a school employee's calm demeanor and kind approach helped end the ordeal without any injuries. Police said that school bookkeeper Antoinette Tuff was heroic in how she responded after being taken hostage... more »
  • Official: Ga. school suspect had assault rifle

    August 20, 2013 3:47 PM

    DECATUR, Ga. - A police chief says the suspect in a Georgia elementary school shooting fired from inside the school and officers returned fire. DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric L. Alexander said at a news conference that the gunman who had an assault rifle was able to get into Ronald... more »
  • La. hostage-taker wrote about anger over breakup

    August 14, 2013 2:20 PM

    ST. JOSEPH- A Louisiana sheriff says the gunman in a fatal hostage standoff was angry at his ex-girlfriend's family and believed they were responsible for a device in his head. Tensas Parish Sheriff Rickey Jones says 20-year-old Fuaed Abdo Ahmed left a list of demands in a van parked near... more »
  • The hostage killer, and his ties to Baton Rouge

    August 14, 2013 3:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The college student identified as the shooter and hostage-taker in a deadly bank standoff in the northeastern Louisiana town of St. Joseph Tuesday has ties to LSU, according to the man's Facebook profile. Among the jobs Fuaed Abdo Ahmed lists on his page, is an unidentified position... more »
  • Dead hostage-taker told authorities there was a device in his head

    August 14, 2013 3:04 AM

    ST. JOSEPH- A hostage has died after gun fire erupted inside a bank that became a national crime scene in northeast Louisiana Tuesday. Authorities said one of three people taken hostage by Fuaed Abdo Ahmed, 20, died from a gunshot wound inflicted by Ahmed. A second hostage was also... more »
  • Dead hostage-taker identified as Fuaed Abdo Ahmed

    August 14, 2013 1:39 AM

    ST. JOSEPH - Authorities said Fuaed Abdo Ahmed, 20, shot his remaining two hostages in the upper body as State Police stormed the bank he was hiding in and shot him. Ahmed was killed by the shots fired by authorities late Tuesday night. Louisiana State Police superintendent Col. Mike... more »
  • Open line of communication continues overnight with hostage-taker Play Video

    August 13, 2013 10:05 PM

    ST. JOSEPH, La. - State Police said an open line of communication continues with a hostage-taker inside a rural Louisiana bank in Tensas Parish. Negotiators will keep talking with the unidentified man overnight. The situation has been developing since 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. Two hostages remain inside the bank:... more »
  • New details about hostage-taker at rural La. bank

    August 13, 2013 7:59 PM

    ST. JOSEPH, La.- State Police said late Tuesday, the man inside a bank in northeastern Louisiana is 20-years-old and has ties to the Tensas Parish community. Troopers did not release the name of the man they have been negotiating with for hours after he took three hostages. The three... more »
  • Gunman takes hostages at north La. bank

    August 13, 2013 2:18 PM

    ST. JOSEPH - State police and authorities in Tensas Parish, La., say a gunman has taken at least three people hostage at a bank. Jane Netterville with the parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness told CNN's Wolf Blitzer that the hostages were two women and a man.... more »
  • Gonzales Police host active shooter class

    June 20, 2013 10:47 PM

    GONZALES - Law enforcement said "it's always best to be prepared," and talked about safety when a gunman is involved in an incident. An active shooter class was hosted by the Gonzales Police Department and the Ascension parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness and provided guidance to... more »
  • Suspected bank robbery gunman arrested

    June 4, 2013 11:20 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police have arrested a gunman who they say opened fire on a police officer during an attempted bank robbery. Police say the shooting happened around 9 a.m. Tuesday outside a Whitney Bank branch. Police spokesman Garry Flot says an off-duty police officer working a detail... more »
  • Gunman hoax leads to federal charges

    January 28, 2013 7:21 PM

    A student at the University of Virginia at Wise campus faces federal charges for calling 911 and falsely reporting there was a gunman on campus. Prosecutors say the call from Bryant Hairston prompted university leaders to place the school on lockdown last week. Hairston faces charges of making false, fictitious... more »
  • Little expected from exam of school gunman's body

    January 11, 2013 7:02 AM

    HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut's chief medical examiner says he doubts toxicological tests and genetic analysis of the body of the gunman who fatally shot 20 children and six educators at an elementary school will explain his actions. The Hearst Connecticut Media Group reports that Dr. H. Wayne Carver II,... more »
  • Father of Conn. school gunman claims body

    December 31, 2012 8:17 AM

    HARTFORD, Conn. - The father of the gunman who killed 26 people in a Connecticut school shooting has claimed his son's body. A spokesman for the family said Monday that Peter Lanza claimed the remains of Adam Lanza. He didn't say when the remains were claimed. The 20-year-old... more »
  • ATF says Conn. gunman not at ranges recently

    December 17, 2012 2:39 PM

    NEWTOWN, Conn. - Federal agents say the gunman in the Connecticut school shooting fired guns at shooting ranges over the past several years, but there's no evidence he did so recently as practice for the rampage. Debora Seifert, a spokeswoman for Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, says Adam... more »
  • Report: 27 dead after school shooting in Conn.

    December 14, 2012 11:06 AM

    NEWTOWN, Conn. - Law enforcement sources said at least 27 people were killed in a mass shooting at a Connecticut school, including 18 children. State Police said in a press briefing at noon that the shooter was dead, the scene secure and the public was not in further danger.... more »
  • Police: Oregon mall shooter used a stolen rifle

    December 12, 2012 12:56 PM

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Police say the gunman who killed two people and himself in a shooting rampage at an Oregon mall was 22 years old and used a stolen rifle from someone he knew. Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts says that Jacob Tyler Roberts had armed himself with an AR-15... more »
  • School records may relate to alleged Colo. gunman

    December 5, 2012 2:51 PM

    DENVER- The University of Colorado at Denver has released thousands of documents that may relate to the man accused in the Colorado theater shootings, but much of the material appears to be heavily redacted. More than 2,000 records were released Wednesday after news organizations, including The Associated Press, requested them... more »
  • Police: Calif. shooting suspect 'methodical'

    November 6, 2012 3:28 PM

    FRESNO, Calif. - Police say a parolee who killed two people and wounded two others at a chicken processing plant in California moved methodically between three of the victims, putting a handgun against their head or neck and opening fire. Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said the victims did not... more »
  • Police searching for armed robber

    October 29, 2012 3:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge said they're still searching for a masked gunman who held up a payday loan business today. Cpl. Thomas Stubbs with BRPD said they were called to American Cash Advance Payday Loans at 7171 Airline Highway around 12:30 p.m. He said they were... more »
  • Wife of shooter at Wis. spa is 1 of 3 dead

    October 22, 2012 12:58 PM

    BROOKFIELD, Wis. - A medical examiner says the wife of the suspected gunman was among three women killed in a shooting rampage at a suburban Milwaukee spa. The Waukesha County medical examiner's office said Monday that 42-year-old Zina Haughton, of Brown Deer, was killed Sunday at the Azana Day Spa.... more »
  • Apartment complex on alert after man shot in the face Play Video

    October 19, 2012 5:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The search continues in Baton Rouge for a gunman who shot another man in the face. It happened just after midnight at Capital Square Apartments off North 17th Street. According to police the 33-year-old victim was trying to buy drugs in the complex before the... more »
  • At least 3 dead in NJ supermarket shooting

    August 31, 2012 7:23 AM

    TRENTON, N.J. - A law enforcement official says at least three people have died in a shooting at a New Jersey supermarket. The official says the person believed to be the shooter is among the dead. It happened early today inside a Pathmark grocery store in Old Bridge,... more »
  • Police: Texas gunman was getting eviction notice

    August 13, 2012 4:39 PM

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Police say a gunman was being served an eviction notice before he opened fire from inside a home near Texas A&M and killed a law enforcement officer. College Station Assistant Police Chief Scott McCollum says Brazos County Constable Brian Bachmann was among three people, including the... more »
  • Wis. authorities didn't know Sikh temple gunman before

    August 6, 2012 11:21 AM

    OAK CREEK, Wis. - Police say local Wisconsin authorities had no contact with the gunman who killed six people at a Sikh temple before the attack. Police Chief John Edwards said Monday that authorities in suburban Milwaukee didn't have any run-ins with Wade Michael Page before Sunday's shootings. The shootings... more »
  • 12 killed, 59 wounded in Colo. theater shooting

    July 20, 2012 1:17 PM

    AURORA, Colo. - Police say 71 people were shot in a suburban Denver movie theater early Friday during midnight shows of the new Batman movie. Twelve people were killed, ten of them at the theater. Another 59 adults and children were wounded. Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates says there were... more »
  • Suspect in custody in Alabama bar shooting

    July 17, 2012 1:06 PM

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Police say a gunman accused of firing into a crowded bar near the University of Alabama campus has been taken into custody. Sgt. Brent Blakely did not release any other details about how the man was apprehended. A news conference was scheduled for 1 p.m. CDT. Police... more »
  • Police vow to search again after Ala. house bust

    June 12, 2012 11:37 AM

    AUBURN, Ala.- Police will search again if they have to after a night of probing a Montgomery house with thermal sensors failed to find the suspect in a fatal shooting near Auburn University. Tactical teams left empty handed early Tuesday after descending on the house the night before in search... more »
  • Neighbors call murder-suicide gunman 'ticking time bomb' Play Video

    May 29, 2012 6:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A man and his stepdaughter are dead after an argument over a computer password. It happened on Cedarcrest Ave just after 8:30 Monday night. Police say David Robinson, 57, shot and killed his stepdaughter, 26-year-old Reagan Rowe, before turning the gun on himself. Police say Robinson... more »
  • Accused gunman's home burned in arson Play Video

    May 10, 2012 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A murder victim's family expressed concern after the accused gunman's home was set on fire. Erin Gross was arrested for killing Christopher King. Days later, Gross' house went up in flames. Baton Rouge Fire Department are investigation the cause of the fire as arson. 25-year-old... more »
  • Shooting rampage leaves 5 people dead

    May 2, 2012 4:50 PM

    GILBERT - Police in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert say five people have died in a shooting, including the gunman. The shooting happened inside a home. Police do not believe there are additional suspects. Authorities say the gunman's identity and motives aren't immediately known. The names of the other... more »
  • French police prepare to storm building

    March 21, 2012 12:02 PM

    TOULOUSE - French police plan to storm an apartment building in Toulouse where a suspected gunman is refusing to surrender. The gunman, who claims allegiance to al-Qaida, is suspected of killing seven people; three Jewish children, a rabbi and three French paratroopers within the last week. Police have been negotiating... more »
  • 1 dead, 3 wounded in gunfire near Texas courthouse

    March 14, 2012 1:00 PM

    BEAUMONT, Texas - Police say one person has been killed and three others wounded after a gunman opened fire in front of a Southeast Texas courthouse. Beaumont police say the man suspected in Wednesday's shootings near the Jefferson County Courthouse has been injured and captured. Officer Doug Kibodeaux declined to... more »
  • Gunman sought after Pitt shooting injures several

    March 8, 2012 2:28 PM

    PITTSBURGH - Authorities say several people have been injured in a shooting at a psychiatric clinic at the University of Pittsburgh, and police are looking for a gunman. Authorities did not say how many people were hit in the Thursday afternoon shooting at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. Pittsburgh-area... more »
  • BRPD searching for gunman in attempted robbery

    January 30, 2012 2:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A gunman is at large this morning after police say the person shot a man in the back during an attempted robbery. Officers arrived to the parking lot of Sonic Drive-In on S. Sherwood Forest at Old Hammond just before 10:00 p.m. Sunday night. There... more »
  • Walker police looking for armed robbery suspect

    January 9, 2012 5:22 PM

    WALKER - An early morning robbery at a motel Monday has Police on the look out for a suspect who witnesses say fled on foot. Police are looking for a black male with a dark complexion, in his mid to late '20s, approximately 5' 8" weighing about 160 -... more »
  • Man dies from injuries in shooting on North 38th

    December 13, 2011 2:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge are searching for the gunman in an early morning shooting that left one man dead. It happened around 1:00 a.m. in the 1600 block of North 38th St. across from Gus Young. When police arrived on the scene, they found the... more »
  • Man suffers life-threatening injuries in shooting

    December 6, 2011 3:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputies are searching for the person who shot a man this morning in East Baton Rouge. The man was shot in the 9700 block of El Scott Avenue, off of Joor Road, this morning around 2:30 a.m. The victim was taken to a local hospital with... more »
  • Va. Tech lifts campus alert after report of gunman

    August 4, 2011 1:59 PM

    BLACKSBURG, Va. - Virginia Tech officials have lifted a campus-wide alert that was issued after three children attending a summer camp reported a man holding what looked like a gun near a dining hall. An email from the university Thursday afternoon says "the university community may resume normal campus... more »
  • Va. Tech: No further reports of gunman seen earlier

    August 4, 2011 11:50 AM

    BLACKSBURG, Va. - Authorities have put Virginia Tech on a lock down after three children attending a summer camp on the campus reported seeing a man holding something that looked like a gun. The university's police chief says the children were interviewed and the information they gave was deemed... more »
  • UPDATE: Ariz. Congresswoman, bystanders shot at event

    January 8, 2011 12:58 PM

    WASHINGTON - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., was shot in the head and an aide killed Saturday when an assailant opened fire in an area where the lawmaker was meeting with constituents in Tucson, congressional officials said. An unknown number of others was injured, these officials said, including additional aides to... more »
  • Charges unlikely for armed woman at NC TV station

    December 22, 2010 12:40 PM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A police spokesman says it's unlikely charges will be filed against a North Carolina woman so upset about her financial situation that she walked into a TV station and put what turned out to be an unloaded gun to her head. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police spokesman Robert Fey said... more »
  • Police: Fla. gunman kills self at school meeting

    December 14, 2010 3:02 PM

    UDPATE: PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - A gunman opened fire at a school board meeting Tuesday, sending spectators scrambling before he exchanged shots with a security guard and then killed himself, police said. No one besides the gunman was injured. Witnesses said the gunman walked up to a podium,... more »
  • Officials: University of Texas gunman was student, acted alone

    September 28, 2010 1:32 PM

    (AP Photo/The Daily Texan, Tamir Kalifa) A man wearing dark clothes and a ski mask opened fire with an assault rifle Tuesday morning inside a University of Texas library, then fatally shot himself in the head. Police said they believe the gunman was a student who acted alone,... more »
  • 2-year-old boy killed in New Orleans car shooting

    September 27, 2010 5:35 PM

    A gunman shot at a moving car and killed a 2-year-old boy in a parked car shortly after an afternoon foot parade had passed by, New Orleans police said. Investigators said Jeremy Galmon was shot in the face. He died Sunday at a hospital, according to Officer Garry Flot, a... more »
  • Baltimore police: Gunman at Johns Hopkins is dead

    September 16, 2010 12:58 PM

    Baltimore police say a gunman who wounded a doctor at Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore and then barricaded himself inside a room has been shot and killed. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the man was shot and killed by officers Thursday afternoon. The doctor, who was shot in... more »
  • Suspect in Calcasieu murders arrested near LSU

    September 9, 2010 3:01 PM

    One person has been arrested after a police standoff near the LSU lakes Thursday afternoon, and the suspect is also wanted in the quadruple homicide in Calcasieu Parish earlier this week. 52-year-old Lee Roy Williams, Jr. has been arrested in suspicion of attempted murder of a police officer after attempting... more »
  • Man still on the loose in Walker armed robbery

    September 7, 2010 3:55 PM

    Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a Quiznos Sub Sandwiches shop in Walker occurring about a month ago. Authorities said around 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 6, a lone gunman went into Quiznos, showed the clerk a handgun and demanded the contents of... more »
  • Army: Ex-soldier takes 3 hospital workers hostage

    September 6, 2010 11:29 AM

    The Army says a former soldier demanding behavioral treatment took three workers hostage at a Georgia military hospital before surrendering. Fort Stewart spokesman Kevin Larson says no one was hurt during the short standoff early Monday at the post's Winn Army Community Hospital. Larson says the man was... more »
  • Police still search for gunman in hospital shooting

    September 3, 2010 7:38 PM

    Police in Baton Rouge are still searching for a gunman who attacked two people at Baton Rouge General Hospital Mid City early this morning. Police said 36-year-old Darrell Garner shot his estranged wife and her boyfriend in front of his stepson, who was a patient at the hospital. News 2’s... more »
  • Police: Gunman holds hostage in Discovery building

    September 1, 2010 1:09 PM

    Police in Maryland say a gunman has entered the Discovery Channel headquarters in Silver Springs and has taken at least one person hostage. Footage from WJLA-TV showed police SUVs and cruisers with their lights on. Cpl. Dan Friz told the channel that a gunman was in the building.... more »
  • Gunman holds up Alexandria bank

    August 25, 2010 6:02 AM

    Police are looking for the 300-pound gunman who robbed a Sabine State Bank and Trust branch in Alexandria. Based on witness accounts, police say the robber is a male who stands about 6 feet tall. He was wearing a tan baseball cap, white button-down shirt, dark shirt underneath and dark... more »
  • Gunman turns himself in to police

    August 23, 2010 4:26 PM

    Update : A gunman at large in an Assumption Parish shooting has turned himself in. 22-year-old Brock Mclaughlin turned himself in to police around 3 p.m. today. 27-year-old Lionel Allen is still at large. Three men were shot in the shooting that happened at the Country Estates Trailer Park... more »
  • Police search for gunman

    July 22, 2010 6:44 PM

    Police are searching for another gunman in the murder of a teenager over the weekend. 17-year-old Travis Yates was gunned down in Midway Avenue Sunday afternoon. Police arrested a pair of stepbrothers, 18-year-old Derrick Hughes and 19-year-old Christopher Armstead, in connection with the shooting. They’re still searching for 24-year-old Warren... more »
  • Police: 6 dead 4 wounded in Albuquerque shooting

    July 12, 2010 1:03 PM

    Police say six people are dead and four others are hospitalized in a shooting at an Albuquerque fiber optics manufacturer. Authorities say one of the dead was believed to be the gunman at the shooting on Monday at the campus of Emcore Corp. Police Chief Ray Schultz says... more »
  • Shooter standoff is false alarm

    April 8, 2010 10:17 PM

    Police called out the big guns when they thought they had DeShawn Steward cornered. He's accused of shooting a deputy Tuesday night, so authorities marshaled all their resources for the manhunt. Police thought he was in an apartment complex on Oswego and Plank, but he wasn't. Deputies and... more »
  • Gunman surrenders to police after story airs

    March 5, 2010 9:36 PM

    A gunman turned himself in after News 2 aired a story connecting him to a Gonzales shooting. Kevian Williams surrendered to the Gonzales Police Department this evening. He’s accused of opening fire on a group of teens in the Kennedy Heights subdivision after he got into a fight with one... more »
  • Man who took hostages commits suicide

    February 3, 2010 8:27 PM

    A man who shot up a farm supply store in rural Illinois sent customers bolting for exits and held police at bay when he took hostages before killing himself. No one else was hurt. It happened at the Farm King store in Macomb. Police say he fired a semiautomatic pistol... more »
  • Gunman apologizes for workplace shooting in Baton Rouge

    January 7, 2010 7:55 PM

    The gunman charged in a deadly workplace shooting in Baton Rouge apologized to the victims' families. Richard Matthews admitted opening fire at Grady Crawford Construction two weeks ago. Today, he told News 2 the three people shot were not his intended targets. Matthews had a lot to say as he... more »
  • Gunman holding NY principal hostage surrenders

    November 10, 2009 8:57 AM

    Update: Suspect in NY school hostage situation surrenders to police; no injuries. A town official says a gunman at an upstate New York high school has taken the principal hostage. The students at Stissing Mountain High School are safe, but the school remains on lockdown. Police are in contact... more »

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