Tag: shooting

‘I was afraid!’ says mother of student who was in Norfolk high school during shooting

Please enable Javascript to watch this video NORFOLK, Va. – “Everyone was really scared, really nervous. Lots of parents walking around. It was raining,” says the mother of a freshman at Maury High School. Maury High School This was the scene last month on December 13 outside Maury High: Parents standing outside the building with […]

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Teacher killed, 6 others wounded in Mexico school shooting; 11-year-old shooter also died 

A teacher was killed and six other people injured when an 11-year-old student opened fire Friday at a private school in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, officials said. A video grab from AFP TV shows relatives of schoolchildren outside of the elementary school where a student shot and killed a teacher and wounded five […]

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Elizabeth City man left ‘frightened’ after someone shoots into home while he’s inside

× Elizabeth City man left ‘frightened’ after someone shoots into home while he’s inside ELIZABETH CITY, N. C. – Elizabeth City Police are looking for whomever shot into an occupied home. They told News 3 officers got called to the the 1200 block of Highland Avenue around 7:17 p.m. Tuesday evening in reference to shots fired. […]

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“They took away a gem from us,” family of slain man recalled during vigil

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Friends and family of 40-year-old Wykeema Baker gathered Wednesday with song, prayer, balloons, and candles to remember his life. Police say he was shot and killed inside his car on Interstate 64 in Norfolk. The incident happened early Friday morning. “They took away a gem from us,” Tijuanna Waites, Baker’s cousin, […]

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Man found guilty of first-degree murder in 2018 Portsmouth homicide

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – After a two-day jury trial, a man was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in the 2018 shooting death of a Portsmouth man, the Portsmouth Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office announced. Shawn Grant Shawn Grant was also found guilty of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Jurors recommended a life […]

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A 93-year-old man allegedly shot an apartment worker over a dispute about water damage, police say

LAS VEGAS- A 93-year-old man upset about flooding and water damage in his Las Vegas apartment shot an employee at the residential complex, authorities said. Robert Thomas has been charged with attempted murder, kidnapping, discharging a firearm within a structure, burglary with a firearm and carrying a concealed weapon without a permit, according to records […]

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Suspects in Newport News father’s homicide arrested outside of Hampton Roads

HAMPTON, Va. – The two men accused of shooting and killing a local father in October have been arrested, the Hampton Police Division announced Monday. Linwood Ellerbee (left) and Tavon Maurice Wright (right). Around 4:15 a.m. on October 19, 2019, police responded to the 1100 block of W. Pembroke Avenue for a shooting that just […]

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Man accused of killing fiancée days after proposing on New Year’s Eve

Please enable Javascript to watch this video HOUSTON (WGHP) — A man proposed to his girlfriend – only to allegedly kill her four days later, KTRK reports. Moments before midnight on New Year’s Eve, Kendrick Akins, 39, proposed to Dominic Jefferson, his girlfriend of three months and a mother of three children. Jefferson’s mother, Tina […]

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Father, 9-year-old daughter killed while hunting after being mistaken for deer

A South Carolina man and and his daughter died after being shot while hunting deer on New Year’s Day, a relative of the victims told CNN affiliate WCBD. Kim Drawdy, 30, and his 9-year-old daughter, Lauren, were hunting Wednesday near their home in Walterboro, South Carolina, according to Benny Drawdy, Kim’s brother. The two were […]

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