October 1, 2014 10:36 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police said late Wednesday, officers responded to two separate shootings in Baton Rouge.
The first happened around 9:00 p.m. on Callahan St. When police arrived, they found a man who had been shot several times lying in a driveway. His injuries are considered life-threatening.
The second... more »
September 30, 2014 8:45 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police said a suspected gunman is behind bars after he allegedly bit an officer who responded to a report of a shooting on Monday night.
The shooting happened just before midnight in the 3100 block of Dalton Street. Police said they arrived on the scene to... more »
September 29, 2014 6:25 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Two juvenile defendants booked in connection with the murder of a pizza delivery driver last week will face first-degree murder charges in adult court.
WWL-TV reports that the 16-year-olds, Rendell Brown and Shane Hughes, appeared in state court Monday afternoon after being booked with the first-degree... more »
September 29, 2014 7:40 AM
MONROE - Police say a 29-year-old Monroe man was shot and killed during an attempted robbery. Three men in a vehicle had been approached by three armed men who demanded valuables from them early Sunday morning. When they refused, police say Marcus Montgomery, one of the people in the vehicle,... more »
September 29, 2014 5:05 AM
MIAMI, FL - Miami police are looking into why so many minors were present at a nightclub during a pre-dawn shooting. Among the 15 people wounded during the early Sunday morning violence at The Spot was an 11-year-old child. Miami Fire Rescue Capt. Ignatius Carroll says it was "very disturbing"... more »
September 28, 2014 10:39 AM
MIAMI - Police say 15 people have been hurt in a shooting at a Miami nightclub and that the youngest victim is 11 years old. Miami police said gunfire erupted around 1 a.m. Sunday at a club called The Spot. Police spokeswoman Frederica Burden says it's unclear how many shooters... more »
September 28, 2014 10:37 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a shooting where one man was killed Saturday night.
Officials say Johnny Price, 23, was killed on the 5800 block of St. Gerard Ave. near Airline Hwy. He died at the hospital.
No word yet on the details of the shooting. Anyone... more »
September 26, 2014 2:15 AM
FERGUSON, MO - Police and protesters have clashed briefly in Ferguson just hours after the St. Louis suburb's police chief issued an apology to the family of Michael Brown. The black 18-year-old Brown was shot dead by a white police officer Aug. 9. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson appeared outside... more »
September 25, 2014 10:18 PM
BATON ROUGE- A man police said was shot while trying to grab the gun of a police officer during a traffic stop in August was released from the hospital and booked into parish prison Thursday afternoon.
Derek Davis, 27, faces numerous charges including battery and resisting an officer along... more »
September 24, 2014 11:01 PM
BATON ROUGE- Police have released preliminary information pertaining to a shooting officers began investigating early Wednesday evening.
A department spokesperson said it appears two people were shot at the corner of 35th and Cain near Gus Young Avenue. They were transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.
Detectives... more »
September 24, 2014 2:34 PM
CINCINNATI- A special prosecutor says a grand jury found officers' actions were justified in the fatal shooting of a man at an Ohio Wal-Mart. Special Prosecutor Mark Piepmeier (PEEP'-my-er) said Wednesday the Greene County grand jury opted not to issue any indictments in the Aug. 5 death of 22-year-old John... more »
September 24, 2014 3:30 AM
BIRMINGHAM, AL - Authorities say a man fired from UPS a day earlier put on his work uniform, drove to an Alabama package sorting center, evaded security and gunned down two former co-workers. Police say the shooter, identified as 45-year-old Kerry Joe Tesney, lay dead atop his gun from what... more »
September 24, 2014 3:24 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police say a man is in critical condition after he was shot twice in Baton Rouge late Tuesday night.
The shooting happened just before midnight in the 200 block of West Johnson St.
Police and EMS found the 36-year-old victim after shots rang out. The... more »
September 23, 2014 9:35 PM
HOUMA- State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting where a teenager was shot and killed Tuesday evening.
WWL TV, the news partner of WBRZ in the New Orleans region, reported on its website the shooting happened on Kirkglen Loop before 7 p.m. The street is southeast of downtown Houma.... more »
September 23, 2014 2:08 PM
BIRMINGHAM, AL - Police say the man who killed two people and himself inside a UPS warehouse in Alabama had been fired from the company just a day earlier. Police Lt. Sean Edwards said Tuesday that one of the victims had been a supervisor at the warehouse. Neither the gunman... more »
September 22, 2014 7:42 AM
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating the shooting death of a 35-year-old pizza delivery driver. Police were called to investigate a man down in the middle of the street early Monday morning. When officers arrived, police said in a new release they found the unresponsive victim suffering from... more »
September 22, 2014 2:00 AM
CANADENSIS, PA - Authorities don't have the alleged gunman who is accused of a deadly ambush at a police barracks, but they say they've found the AK-47-style assault rifle that he was carrying. Pennsylvania State Police Lt. Col. George Bivens said Sunday that police believe their massive manhunt is hot... more »
September 19, 2014 6:47 AM
WASHINGTON - A 27 year-old Washington area woman has been booked with two counts of attempted first-degree murder after her parents were shot. St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz tells The Advertiser Jamie Kristen Fontenot's 59-year-old father and 58-year-old mother were taken to a nearby hospital following Wednesday night's shooting.... more »
September 18, 2014 9:27 PM
BELL, Fla.- A grandfather killed his six grandchildren, the kids' mother who is also his daughter and then himself Thursday evening.
"Tomorrow is going to be a tough day," Gilchrist County Sheriff Robert Schultz said in a news conference hours after the bodies were discovered. Schultz said the children... more »
September 15, 2014 7:57 PM
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA- A $40,000 reward is offered for information after a pregnant woman was hit by a stray bullet and she and her unborn child died.
Someone fired at a car a block away and the bullet hit 25-year-old Megan Doto in the face on Sunday.
She was... more »
September 14, 2014 11:40 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police say a gunman opened fire early Sunday morning in Tigerland after the LSU football game against ULM.
Witnesses tell News 2 that there were football players in the area at the time, but police say they weren't involved with the shooting or injured.
Officials... more »
September 12, 2014 5:45 AM
LAFAYETTE - A Lafayette police officer is in stable condition following an overnight shooting. The shooting took place around 11:30 p.m. Thursday at the Willow Apartments. Police say the officer was searching an apartment for a suspect in another shooting that took place Thursday morning when the suspect and the... more »
September 11, 2014 9:56 AM
INDEPENDENCE - Tangipahoa Parish deputies are searching for a gunman after a shooting in Independence.
It happened around 4:00 p.m. Wednesday on Blackcat Rd. According to investigators, a green Ford Expedition stopped in front of a home before the passenger got out of the SUV and shot the 25-year-old... more »
September 10, 2014 2:05 AM
FERGUSON, MO - Elected leaders in the St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black 18-year-old was fatally shot by a white police officer hoped to use their first public meeting since Michael Brown's death to promote community healing. Instead, they were greeted Tuesday night with anger, outrage and warnings of... more »
September 9, 2014 10:10 AM
VIVIAN - Caddo Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting involving two brothers. Sheriff Steve Prator says deputies and Vivian police responded to a call at the Monterey Hills Apartments around noon Monday. Officers found 28-year-old LaMichael Watson suffering from a wound to the abdomen. Det. Andy Scoggins said Watson... more »
September 9, 2014 2:04 AM
FERGUSON, MO - Officials in Ferguson, Missouri, say they plan to establish a review board to help guide the police department, as the city council prepares to meet for the first time since the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer. The City Council has... more »
September 7, 2014 11:49 PM
BATON ROUGE - Investigators say one person was shot in a neighborhood in North Baton Rouge on Odell Street, Sunday evening.
Baton Rouge Police are still investigating, and have not released the details of the shooting.
The victim was transported to an area hospital with multiple gunshot wounds,... more »
September 7, 2014 11:58 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans are investigating the shooting death of a 31-year-old man. Officers responding to a call about gunshots fired late Saturday night found the victim with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene, which was on Dryades Street in the city's uptown... more »
September 4, 2014 3:22 AM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Emergency officials in upstate New York say a police officer has died in a shooting in Rochester. Rural/Metro Medical Services says an officer was shot and taken to Rochester General Hospital, where he died. At least two other people were wounded in the shooting on Hudson Avenue... more »
September 3, 2014 1:50 AM
CLAYTON, MO - Lingering questions about Michael Brown could be answered Wednesday as two news organizations seek the release of any possible juvenile records for the unarmed 18-year-old who was killed by a Missouri police officer last month. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch and a California online journalist have filed petitions... more »
September 2, 2014 8:04 PM
NEW IBERIA- A federal investigation will focus on the shooting death of a man who was in the custody of the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office at the time of his death last spring.
Victor White III, 23, died from what has been described as a self-inflicted gun shot wound.... more »
September 2, 2014 8:38 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans say they have arrested a woman who initially told officers she shot a man who tried to force his way into her apartment. 26-year-old Martynenez Grigsby was booked in connection with the shooting of a 20-year-old man on Monday afternoon at a Poydras... more »
September 1, 2014 4:08 PM
BATON ROUGE- The family of 27-year-old Derek Davis said he has undergone two surgeries since a shooting over the weekend after a traffic stop on Morning Glory Avenue.
The family says Davis had damage to his kidneys, liver and colon after he was shot three times. Baton Rouge police... more »
August 31, 2014 10:56 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of the officer Monday who shot a suspected drunk driver after he resisted arrest early Sunday morning.
BRPD identified the officer as Matthew Jackson, a five year veteran of the Baton Rouge force. Jackson has been placed on paid administrative leave as... more »
August 29, 2014 3:55 PM
BAKER - Police said they arrested a man on other charges after he shot and killed a teen in self-defense Thursday night.
Officers responded to Heath Drive around 10 p.m. where they found 19-year-old Laquincia Wilkerson on the ground. Police confirmed that she had been shot and killed.
... more »
August 29, 2014 11:37 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for a motive in a Thursday night shooting on Old Hammond Hwy that hospitalized a 32-year-old man and his 5-year-old daughter.
According to investigators, an unidentified person knocked on the door of the home in the 12000 block of Old Hammond Hwy, and... more »
August 28, 2014 10:49 PM
BAKER- Police are investigating a shooting near the edge of city limits that happened Thursday night.
Officers were dispatched to Heath Drive. A source told WBRZ News 2, police were advised that a woman was found on the ground, unresponsive. Investigators confirm an 18-year-old woman was shot and killed.... more »
August 28, 2014 11:26 AM
DETROIT - Prosecutors and the lawyer for a Detroit-area man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch are giving very different sentencing recommendations to a judge. Theodore Wafer of Dearborn Heights returns to court next Wednesday, about a month after he was convicted of second-degree murder in the shooting... more »
August 28, 2014 2:05 AM
OMAHA, NE - When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation. Within minutes, one crew member was dying from a bullet shot by... more »
August 27, 2014 5:05 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Police in New Orleans report a fifth arrest in connection with a drive-by shooting that killed two people and seriously injured a mother and two children Police said 34-year-old Michael Finnie was arrested Wednesday in Chalmette on two counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted... more »
August 27, 2014 12:17 PM
RICHMOND, VA - The Army has identified the soldier who barricaded herself in a building at a Virginia base and then fatally shot herself in the head. Fort Lee officials on Wednesday say it was 33-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Paula M. Walker of Yonkers, New York. She was a human... more »
August 27, 2014 9:38 AM
NEW ORLEANS - A Bourbon Street shooting suspect has pleaded not guilty on two charges related to the June 29 gunfight in the French Quarter that fatally wounded one person and injured nine others. Le entered his plea Wednesday. The 21-year-old Le originally was arrested July 4 and booked with... more »
August 25, 2014 3:59 PM
BATON ROUGE - Neighbors on Tecumseh Street are demanding answers after a disabled man who was well known in their neighborhood was shot and killed by a homeowner over the weekend.
Investigators say the shooting occurred after a fight at 2602 Tecumseh Street. The victim was identified as 51-year-old... more »
August 25, 2014 3:50 PM
FORT LEE, VA - A soldier has died after barricading herself in an office and shooting herself inside a major command's headquarters in Virginia. Fort Lee officials said the solider was pronounced dead Monday after being taken to Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center. No other injuries were reported in the... more »
August 25, 2014 9:04 AM
FORT LEE, VA - A commanding general at a Virginia Army base says a soldier with a gun barricaded herself in an office, then shot herself in the head as law enforcement officials tried to negotiate with her. Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons says the soldier went on a rampage... more »
August 25, 2014 2:10 AM
ST. LOUIS - Hundreds of people are gathering to say goodbye to Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer earlier this month. A long line of people waited Monday morning in sweltering morning heat to get into the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in... more »
August 24, 2014 5:50 PM
BATON ROUGE - One man is dead and no one has been arrested yet.
Gary Andrus, 51, was shot and killed in the yard of his neighbor's house after an altercation broke out.
Police officers responded to the 2600 block of Tecumseh St. around 8:00 Saturday night.
... more »
August 24, 2014 11:37 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say a man was shot and killed after a fight in the front yard of a house.
Gary Andrus, 51, was found on the 2600 block of Tecumseh Street at around 8 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials say... more »
August 23, 2014 7:44 PM
EDGARTOWN, Mass. - President Barack Obama is sending three White House officials to the funeral service of the Missouri teenager whose death in a police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, has sparked days of racial unrest. Leading the group for Monday's service will be the chairman of the My Brother's Keeper... more »
August 23, 2014 10:48 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Court papers show that a man charged as a member of the street gang authorities have linked to a shooting spree at a 2013 Mother's Day parade in New Orleans has made a deal with prosecutors. Documents filed Thursday say 25-year-old Richmond Smith admitted to selling heroin... more »
August 22, 2014 5:48 PM
PORT ALLEN - Port Allen police may be a little closer to finding out what happened at a shooting at a local basketball court.
Edith Tillman, 43, and her son, Terrence Tillman, 17, were arrested in connection to the shooting.
Edith Tillman has had at least two other... more »
August 22, 2014 2:51 AM
FERGUSON, MO - The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old. About 100 people gathered Thursday evening, walking... more »
August 21, 2014 4:17 PM
PORT ALLEN - Investigators arrested a woman and her son Thursday in connection with a recent shooting in Port Allen.
Police charged Terrance Tillman, 22, and Edith Tillman, 43, in connection with the shooting on Aug. 14 at the basketball courts on 14th and Maryland.
Investigators said Edith... more »
August 21, 2014 3:11 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Accused Bourbon Street shooter Trung Le has been indicted in Orleans Parish Criminal Court on one count of manslaughter and one count of attempted murder for his alleged involvement in the June 29 gunfight that left one woman dead and several others injured.
The 20-year-old Belle... more »
August 20, 2014 3:11 PM
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff Sid Gautreaux has planned an evening news conference to release information related to a case that has outraged the community: the drive-by murder of a seven-year-old boy.
Department spokeswoman, Casey Hicks, said the department has been working since the shooting Saturday night and will update... more »
August 18, 2014 4:43 PM
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say two more people have been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting that killed two people and injured five, seriously wounding a woman and her two small sons. A news release says 23-year-old Joseph Nelson III is accused of being one of two... more »
August 17, 2014 5:47 PM
PORT ALLEN - Residents who stay in Port Allen are dealing with more and more violence.
Saturday afternoon marked the second shooting, for the city, within three days.
Witnesses told News Two that Saturday afternoon, multiple gun shots went off near Franklin street and one person was hit... more »
August 17, 2014 11:56 AM
FERGUSON, MO - A pathologist hired by the family of an unarmed Missouri teenager fatally shot by police says a bullet wound to his arm may have happened when he put his hands up, "but we don't know." Forensic pathologist Shawn Parcells said Monday that an independent autopsy shows 18-year-old... more »
August 16, 2014 6:09 PM
PORT ALLEN - Port Allen police are investigating the second shooting this week in the city.
Details are limited, but witnesses tell News 2 the shooting started on 14th street and ended up on Franklin Street near Rosedale Road.
Neighbors say one person was shot in the leg.... more »
August 16, 2014 4:00 PM
DENVER - A judge says lawsuits can move forward against the owner of the Colorado movie theater where a gunman killed 12 people and injured 70 others in 2012. U.S. District Judge R. Brooke Jackson ruled Friday that Cinemark could have predicted moviegoers might be targeted for an attack, noting... more »
August 16, 2014 3:58 PM
FERGUSON, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency Saturday and imposed a curfew in the St. Louis suburb where a black teenager was shot to death by a white police officer a week ago. Nixon said that though many protesters were making themselves heard peacefully, the... more »
August 16, 2014 10:33 AM
FERGUSON, Mo. - Anger spurred by the death of a black teenager at the hands of white police officer boiled over when protesters stormed into a Missouri convenience store - the same store that Michael Brown was accused of robbing. Police and about 200 protesters clashed again in Ferguson, Missouri... more »
August 15, 2014 1:56 AM
FERGUSON, MO - County police in riot gear and armored tanks gave way to state troopers walking side-by-side with thousands of protesters as the St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teen was shot by a city police officer overwhelmingly avoided violence Thursday after nearly a week of unrest. The... more »
August 14, 2014 7:59 PM
PORT ALLEN- As many as nineteen shots were fired near a park Thursday, hitting at least one person.
The shooting happened at a basketball court in a park at the corner of Maryland and 14th Street.
Following the shooting, there was a verbal altercation between authorities and a... more »
August 14, 2014 6:06 PM
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's press secretary has been re-assigned to handle public information for the police department following news that the department failed to issue a statement on an officer-involved shooting. The city said Thursday that Tyler Gamble will manage the three-person police public information staff,... more »
August 14, 2014 3:40 PM
FLORISSANT, MO - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the Missouri State Highway Patrol will take over the supervision of security in the St. Louis suburb that's been the scene of violent protests since a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager. Nixon made the announcement at a news conference... more »
August 14, 2014 2:12 AM
FERGUSON, MO - Police and politicians in the St. Louis suburb where a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager have vowed to reach across the divide in a community in search of answers. In the streets of Ferguson, though, the polite dialogue heard at community forums is... more »
August 13, 2014 12:16 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police identified a man who died in an attempted murder suicide that left a woman hospitalized in critical condition with gunshot wounds in Baton Rouge
Investigators said Darrow Davis, 56, shot an unidentified female at the St. Theresa apartment complex at 3620 Winbourne Avenue around noon... more »
August 12, 2014 6:43 PM
BATON ROUGE- An evening shooting left a man dead, police said a few hours after responding to the call in the parking lot of the Renaissance Gateway apartment complex in the 600 block of North Ardenwood Drive.
The 28-year-old victim, who was still unidentified as of this post Tuesday,... more »
August 12, 2014 5:13 PM
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans police chief says police have developed more information about at least one of the occupants of a car involved in a deadly, weekend drive-by shooting in New Orleans. Chief Ronal Serpas and Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Tuesday encouraged anyone with knowledge of the shooters'... more »
August 12, 2014 12:04 PM
FERGUSON, MO - The police chief in a St. Louis suburb where a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager says he's holding off on publicly identifying the officer because of death threats. The officer was placed on administrative leave Saturday after fatally shooting 18-year-old Michael Brown. Ferguson Police... more »
August 11, 2014 2:37 PM
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans' police chief says investigators believe the 33-year-old man slain Sunday was the target of a drive-by shooting, a likely drug-related shooting that also killed a teenager and wounded five other people. Superintendent Ronal Serpas Serpas said Monday that two victims are out of the hospital... more »
August 11, 2014 10:15 AM
FERGUSON, MO - Police say the FBI is taking over the investigation of a suburban St. Louis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed teenager.
Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson tells The Associated Press that he was informed Monday that the FBI was going to take over the investigation... more »
August 10, 2014 11:32 AM
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say one man is dead and another critically wounded after a shooting in a Canal Street hotel room. Officer Frank Robertson says investigators believe the dead man may have shot himself, but have not confirmed that. He says the shooting was reported about 6:30... more »
August 9, 2014 12:37 PM
MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis police are investigating a shooting inside a downtown nightclub that injured multiple people, including a Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle. Minneapolis police spokesman Scott Seroka tells a TV station that as many as seven people may have been shot around 1:50 a.m. Saturday, including two with serious injuries.... more »
August 9, 2014 11:52 AM
NEW ORLEANS - Homicide Detectives in New Orleans are investigating the fatal shooting of two men on Interstate 10. Police say the killings are believed to have occurred around 3:30 a.m. Saturday in eastern New Orleans. Officers responding to a call about shots fired on the interstate found two men... more »