Tag: gun violence

4 Hurt in Shooting at Toronto Raptors NBA Championship Celebration; Police Arrest 3

Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors walks down the street with the NBA Championship trophy during the Toronto Raptors victory parade on June 17, 2019, in Toronto. Some 1 million people turned out for the celebration, which was marred when gunshots rang out leaving four people hurt. Police arrested three.Photo: Vaughn Ridley (Getty) At least […]

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Boston Red Sox Legend David ‘Big Papi’ Ortiz Said to Be Resting After 2nd Surgery in Boston

David OrtizPhoto: Getty Legendary Boston Red Sox slugger David “Big Papi” Ortiz was “resting comfortably” Tuesday after undergoing a second surgery in Boston to repair wounds he received after being shot in the back in his native Dominican Republic Sunday night. The retired power hitter was sitting in a nightclub Sunday night when a gunman […]

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The 9th Black Trans Woman Has Been Killed This Year

Brenda Scurlock talks to reporters after the murder of her transgender daughter Chanel.Screenshot: WRAL Video On Wednesday, the body of Chanel Scurlock—a transgender black woman—was discovered in a field in Lumberton, N.C. shortly after midnight. She was 23. The Advocate reports that the victim was identified by friends and activists after suffering an unspecified number […]

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Baltimore Mayor Introduces Novel Idea to Curb Gun Violence: ‘Put a Boxing Ring Up, Let Them Go and Box It Out’

Baltimore Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young speaks to the crowd after been sworn, during the 51st Mayoral Swearing-In Ceremony at War Memorial Building in Baltimore, MD., Thursday, May 9, 2019.Photo: Jose Luis Magana (AP Photo) You haven’t lived until you’ve had your ass whooped. Ask Cam Coldheart. Ask Fred and E. Ness. Ask Anthony Joshua. It […]

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At Least 11 Dead In Virginia Beach Mass Shooting

Screenshot: NBC At least 11 people were killed in a mass shooting in Virginia Beach, VA, on Friday, law enforcement officials said. Police said that at least six others have been injured, that the suspected shooter has died, and that the suspect was an employee of the city. Advertisement The shooting took place at the […]

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At Least 12 Dead In Virginia Beach Mass Shooting

Photo: AP At least 12 people were killed in a mass shooting in Virginia Beach, VA, on Friday, law enforcement officials said. Police said that at least four others were injured, that the suspected shooter has died, and that the suspect was an employee of the city. Advertisement The shooting took place at the Virginia […]

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Tennessee Church Shooter Sentenced to Life Without Parole

Emanuel Kidega Samson (r) was sentenced to life without parole Screenshot: The Tennessean Video It took a Tennessee jury less than two hours of deliberation to sentence Emanuel Kidega Samson for his fatal role in a shooting at a Nashville church. The Tennessean reports that the 27-year-old will spend the rest of his life in […]

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