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  • 1 armed robber killed in shootout at Johannesburg airport

    July 1, 2017 11:16 AM

    JOHANNESBURG - Authorities at Johannesburg's main international airport say an armed robber has been killed in a shootout and another has been arrested after they held up security guards in the cargo area. The management of O.R. Tambo International Airport says the shootout with police and security guards... more »
  • Suspect dead, 3 police officers wounded in Texas shootout

    June 2, 2017 10:29 PM

    LAREDO, Texas - A murder suspect has been killed and three police officers wounded in a shootout at a Laredo convenience store. Detective Joe Baeza, the Laredo police spokesman, said officers had been searching all day Friday for 55-year-old Antonio Geraldo Rodriguez. He was suspected in the fatal shooting of... more »
  • Suspect killed in police shootout on Chicago-area train

    January 7, 2017 1:47 PM

    DEERFIELD, Ill. - Authorities say a suspect in a Chicago-area slaying was killed in a police shootout on a Metra commuter train while dozens of other people were aboard. WLS-TV reports that the suspect was killed Friday night on the train after struggling with and firing at officers. Police say... more »
  • Gun battle at LA restaurant leaves 3 dead, 12 wounded

    October 15, 2016 1:48 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Police say an early morning argument at a Los Angeles restaurant apparently triggered a gun battle that left 3 people dead and 12 wounded. Los Angeles Police Department Officer Mike Lopez says that two possible suspects are being questioned. Lopez says a preliminary investigation finds a party... more »
  • No bond reduction for man charged with murder in The Cottages shootout

    June 13, 2016 2:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There will be no bond reduction for a man facing murder charges after he was connected to a shootout that left a pair of Southern University students dead at a Baton Rouge apartment complex. 22-year-old Ernest Felton remains in EBR Parish Prison on a bond of... more »
  • Second officer injured in weekend shootout released from hospital Play Video

    February 15, 2016 7:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the second officer injured in a shootout over the weekend has been released from the hospital. The suspect in the shooting died Saturday evening. The first officer injured during the shootout was released over the weekend. The shooting... more »
  • Initial police report indicates other officers rescued injured BRPD patrolman after shootout

    February 15, 2016 1:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police released the criminal history of the man who shot two police officers in a shootout Saturday . Calvin Smith, 22, died from injuries he received when the two officers he shot returned fire. He was taken to a hospital where he died a... more »
  • BRPD releases names of officers involved in shootout

    February 15, 2016 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Police Department has released the names of the two officers injured in shootout over the weekend. They mortally wounded the man who was shooting at them. According to a Baton Rouge Police spokesperson, Theodore Smith III and Sean Garic were taken to the hospital after... more »
  • Grand jury indicts 106 in Waco biker shooting

    November 11, 2015 6:49 AM

    WACO, TX.- A grand jury has returned indictments for engaging in organized criminal activity against 106 of the 177 bikers arrested following the deadly shootout outside a Waco, Texas, restaurant in May. McLennan County District Attorney Abel Reyna said at a news conference Tuesday evening that the panel acted on... more »
  • Coroner says gunman took own life in standoff Play Video

    July 30, 2015 6:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The coroner's office says an accused killer shot himself in the head during a Wednesday night shootout with police and U.S. Marshals deputies in Baton Rouge. The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office confirmed Thursday that 37-year-old Lawrence Blackburn, of Morgan City, was dead at the... more »
  • Shreveport PD kill man accused of holding teens, shooting at wife, officers

    July 27, 2015 11:35 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. - Shreveport police say officers shot and killed a 33-year-old man who shot at them. Police spokesman Bill Goodin identifies the man as Khari Westly. He says the incident started when a teenager called Sunday morning, saying a male relative had been holding her and another... more »
  • Police revise number of weapons found at Waco shootout

    May 20, 2015 4:47 PM

    WACO, TX - Police have again revised the number of weapons recovered from the scene of a Texas shootout last weekend where nine people were killed. Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said Wednesday the estimate now stands at about 500. Earlier Wednesday he had said 1,000 weapons were found.... more »
  • Two more suspects identified in shootout

    May 8, 2015 6:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies identified two more men wanted in connection with an April shootout in East Baton Rouge Parish. Spokesperson Casey Hicks said deputies are looking for 22-year-old Christopher Jamal Bennett and 20-year-old Dalvis Joshua Nixon for being principal to attempted first-degree murder. Deputies previously arrested 53-year-old... more »
  • Robbery suspect killed in shootout with New Orleans police

    April 29, 2015 12:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 21-year-old man died in a shootout with police following the robbery of a Dollar General Store. Police Superintendent Michael Harrison says the suspect was leaving the store through a back door Tuesday night when police arrived and shots were fired. Harrison says... more »
  • JPSO: Drugs, guns found after deadly shootout

    April 8, 2015 2:22 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Sheriff's investigators in Jefferson Parish said they found guns and drugs in the vehicle of a man shot and killed during a firefight with deputies this week. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office held a press conference Wednesday where they laid out two handguns, extended ammunition clips,... more »
  • Man shot while deputies execute search warrant

    February 26, 2015 10:47 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police said a man was wounded during a shootout with Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputies who were serving a narcotics search warrant at a New Orleans home. Police say the man suffered a leg wound early Thursday morning. In a statement, New Orleans police say gunfire was exchanged... more »
  • Domestic call results in shooting

    December 14, 2014 11:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Six BRPD officers are on administrative leave after an officer-involved shooting Saturday night. Baton Rouge Police spokesperson Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said officers responded to a domestic disturbance complaint after 9:30 p.m. on Jackson Ave. The suspect involved fled the scene by vehicle but lost control... more »

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