The first of Friday’s incidents began with a confrontation in a parking lot at Westfield Montgomery Mall in affluent Bethesda, Maryland, where two men and a woman were shot, police said. One of the men died, the other was in critical condition, and the woman’s life was not considered in danger, police said.
No matter what inspired the couple, whether Islamist extremism or perceived workplace grievances, they were mimicking countless other American mass shooters who find some twisted glory in gunning down other citizens — strangers, passers-by, co-workers, moviegoers, schoolchildren. This is a peculiarly American phenomenon, a homegrown form of madness.
A man and a woman connected to a mass shooting that left 14 people dead and 17 wounded in San Bernardino were killed in a firefight with police officers after a car chase Wednesday, authorities said.
Fourteen people are dead and 17 more wounded after at least two shooters opened fire in a rampage that terrorized the Southern California city of San Bernardino Wednesday.
Residents of a quiet Oregon town struggled to comprehend the carnage left by the latest U.S. mass shooting as investigators puzzled over what drove a young gunman to kill nine people in a college classroom before he died in an exchange of gunfire with police.
Authorities have captured a man suspected of opening fire at a historic black church during a prayer meeting and killing nine people in what is being investigated as a hate crime.
President Obama is set to address the nation regarding the apparently racially-motivated mass shooting that took place Wednesday night at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, where nine churchgoers were killed.
The jurors have been selected in the death penalty trial of James Holmes, who went on a fatal rampage in a Colorado movie theater.
By Joseph Serna and Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The parents of two South Pasadena teens charged with plotting a mass shooting at their school apologized Wednesday to the community for their sons’ alleged behavior. “My wife and I would like to apologize to the whole community, every student, every parent every […]
Los Angeles Times SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. — South Pasadena police are crediting vigilant school officials for helping to foil a mass-shooting plot allegedly planned by two students whose arrests were announced Monday. South Pasadena Unified School District Supt. Geoff Yantz said that school administrators were informed of a “credible threat of potential school violence” and […]
By James Salzer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution CUMMING, Ga. — A man identified as a “sovereign citizen” assaulted the Forsyth County courthouse Friday, wounding a deputy before dying in a hail of bullets, officials said. Dennis Marx was part of an anti-government group that has been tied to violent attacks on law enforcement around the country, said […]