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Philadelphia Active Shooting Suspect Told Police He Killed 5 People to Help End Gun Violence
Carriker first told officers who made the arrest that they had done a good job, sources told the Philadelphia Inquirer. Carriker then told them the attack was an attempt to help police because “all these guys are out there killing people.”
July 6, 2023
TX Grand Jury Clears Officer who Killed Mall Shooter
A Collin County grand jury declined to indict the Allen police officer. Allen police said in a news release Wednesday the decision “indicates that the use of force was justified under Texas law.”
June 28, 2023
Rookie Officer Critically Wounded in Louisville Active Shooter Response
Louisville Metro Police Officer Nickolas Wilt, 26, was critically wounded in an exchange of fire with the suspect. The wounded officer was rushed into brain surgery, according to Interim LMPD Chief Jackie Gwinn-Villaroel
April 10, 2023
Off-Duty TX Officer Takes Down Mall Shooter without Firing Shot
During a press conference Wednesday evening, El Paso Police Chief Peter Pacillas said an off-duty officer, who was not identified, was already at the Cielo Vista Mall when the shooting started.
February 16, 2023
Biden Calls for Police Reform and "Assault Weapon" Ban in State of the Union Address
Just as every cop, when they pin on that badge in the morning, has a right to be able to go home at night, so does everybody else out there. Our children have a right to come home safely,” Biden said.
February 8, 2023
Daniel Defense CEO Issues Statement on Uvalde Shooting Lawsuits
"From its inception, Daniel Defense has been committed to promoting responsible firearms ownership and has built its reputation on its unwavering support for the Second Amendment and the law-abiding citizens who protect their homes, connect with their children, and put food on the table with our products," CEO Marty Daniel wrote.
December 2, 2022
CO Nightclub Killer Had Record of Threats, Previous Charges Dropped
He was reportedly stopped when a man attending a drag show at the club with his wife and daughter wrestled him to the floor and hit the suspected killer with a handgun after snatching it from his hand.
November 21, 2022
Quick Police Action Prevented Massacre at St. Louis School
The 19-year-old shooter was carrying an AR-type rifle and more than 600 rounds of ammunition, and officers found cartridges and shell casings when they entered the building, police say.
October 25, 2022
2 Dead in St. Louis School Shooting, Suspect Killed by Police
Interim St. Louis Police Chief Michael Sack said the suspect was killed in an exchange of gunfire with police.
October 24, 2022
Dallas Chief: Parolee Killing 2 Nurses at Hospital was “Failure of Criminal Justice System”
The suspect pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery in May 2015 and was sentenced to 8 years in prison.
October 24, 2022
Raleigh Mass Shooter Used Shotgun, Pistol to Kill 5
Several officers returned fire. Officers then used cover fire so wounded Officer Casey Clark could be pulled to safety and treated for his injuries.
October 20, 2022
Police Nationwide Besieged by False School Shooting Calls
Multiple motivations have been posited for the false calls. Some may be pranks. Some may be kids hoping to disrupt their schools. Sarasota County Sheriff Kurt Hoffman raised concerns that the swatting could be testing law enforcement responses to find weaknesses.
October 17, 2022
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