BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say five gang members have been indicted in a brazen midday shooting outside a Connecticut courthouse that injured four rival gang members earlier this year. Four of the men were arrested Thursday and the fifth was already in state custody on unrelated charges. U.S. Attorney John Durham says all five […]
Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that happened in Newington on Sunday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — A police force with a history of brutality and racism created a new crime-fighting team, but on one of its first forays into the streets, the group did not wear body cameras, which would have shown whether a man accused of firing a gun at officers was, in fact, armed. That’s where […]
CHICAGO (AP) — Homicides and shootings have surged in Chicago during the first seven months of the year. From Jan. 1 through the end of July, there were 440 homicides in Chicago and 2,240 people shot, including many of those who were killed, according to statistics released Saturday by the police department. There were 290 […]
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A conservative legal group has sued a Maryland police department for copies of any body camera videos of a fatal shooting of a man whose family says he was asleep in his bedroom when police opened fire. Judicial Watch Inc. filed its lawsuit against the Montgomery County Police Department, which […]
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Swedish government vowed Tuesday to find the perpetrators of a drive-by shooting that killed a 12-year-old girl in what authorities said appears to be the latest violence from suburban feuds between criminal gangs fighting over territory. “If we don’t stop the new recruitment of young people into the criminal circles, […]
As more people stay home and mass gatherings are discouraged, the public shootings have gone away.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Police have identified the man killed in a shooting on Sunday morning in New Haven. According to Captain Anthony Duff, 22-year-old Carlos Gonzalez, of Meriden, was found lying on a sidewalk after being shot at around 8:44 a.m. on First Street and Kimberly Avenue. Gonzalez, formerly of New Haven, was then […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Police are investigating a shooting incident that left two men with injuries early Saturday morning in Hartford. According to Hartford Police Lt. Paul Cicero, two male victims suffered injuries in the area of Ashley Street and May Street around 2:30 a.m. One of the men sustained critical injuries, and the other […]
Manchester Police responded to a deadly double-shooting early Sunday morning.