Post Tagged with: "Gun Violence"

Lafayette Movie Shooting Victims ID'd as Mayci Breaux, Jillian Johnson

Lafayette Movie Shooting Victims ID’d as Mayci Breaux, Jillian Johnson

Lafayette movie shooting victims identified as Mayci Breax, 21, and Jillian Johnson, 33. The Lafayette police chief said is it “frustrating” not to know gunman John Russel Houser’s motive. John Russell Houser, 59, was arrested 15 years ago for arson. He purchased a ticket for the 7:30 p.m. showing of  ‘Trainwreck’ and fired […]

by Joy Blake· · Breaking News
Lafayette Movie Theater Shooter ID'd as John Russell Houser

Lafayette Movie Theater Shooter ID’d as John Russel Houser

The Lafayette movie theater shooter has been identified as John Russel Houser, a white 58-year-old male. Three people are dead, including the Houser, and nine people were injured after gunfire erupted at the 7:00 p.m. showing of “Trainwreck,” starring Amy Schumer. Gov. Bobby Jindal said John Russell Houser, who is a […]

by Janet Shan· · Breaking News
Teacher Sandra Barnett Kidnapped, Killed by Husband's Mistress in Murder-Suicide (Photo Credit: WSBTV Video Screengrab)

Teacher Sandra Barnett Kidnapped, Killed by Husband’s Mistress in Murder-Suicide

McNair Middle School teacher Sandra Barnett kidnapped, killed by husband’s mistress in murder-suicide. Former NFL player Buster Barnett’s girlfriend kidnapped and murdered his wife, Sandra Barnett, before committing suicide. Sandra Barnett, who taught at McNair Middle School for more than 20 years, was kidnapped by Lisa Brown at her Ellenwood […]

by Joy Blake· · Today's Headlines
4 Military Personnel Killed, Gunman Dead in Chattanooga Shooting,

4 Military Personnel Killed, Gunman Dead in Chattanooga Shooting,

#BREAKING: Four military personnel killed,  one police officer officer injured in Chattanooga shooting spree at two military buildings. The gunman is also dead. Investigators say suspect in Chattanooga shooting had multiple weapons. They won’t call it domestic terrorism yet.

by Joy Blake· · Breaking News
Gun-Wielding Frederick Farmer Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting in Stone Mountain

Gun-Wielding Frederick Farmer Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting in Stone Mountain

Gun-wielding Frederick Farmer was fatally shot in a police-involved shooting, after he shot Officer Chester Lamb, 43, at an apartment complex in Stone Mountain, Ga., Saturday night. Police responded to the Marquis Pointe Apartments at 2:07 a.m. after multiple 911 calls of a man standing outside an apartment building and […]

by Joy Blake· · Officer-Involved Shooting
Milwaukee Teen Tariq Akbar Killed After Facebook Feud Over Girl (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Milwaukee Teen Tariq Akbar Killed After Facebook Feud Over Girl

Jesus take the wheel:  Tariq Akbar, 14, was shot and killed in Milwaukee, Wisc., on Friday in a dispute that started on Facebook over a girl, police say. Akbar was gunned down just before 10:30 p.m. on July 3 in the 2200 block of N. Lake Drive. WREG reports “Police […]

by Joy Blake· · Crime
Teen Rasheedah Evans Killed by Celebratory Gunfire in College Park GA [Pictured Marcel Smith] (Photo Credit: Fulton County Police)

Teen Rasheedah Evans Killed by Celebratory Gunfire in College Park GA

FOURTH OF JULY GUN VIOLENCE: Rasheedah Evans, 16, was killed inside her College Park, Ga., home when a stray bullet hit her. Police believe the shooting was the result of celebratory gunfire and her death was unintentional. Marcel Smith, 23, has been named as a person of interest in Rasheedah Evans’ […]

by Joy Blake· · Crime
7-Year-Old Amari Brown Killed in Chicago Fourth of July Holiday Gun Violence (Photo Credit: ABC 7 News Video Screengrab)

7-Year-Old Amari Brown Killed in Chicago Fourth of July Holiday Gun Violence

Seven-year-old Amari Brown killed, 27 shot, two others killed in Chicago in July Fourth gun violence in 8-hour-span. Three people are dead, including 7-year-old Amari Brown, and 27 people injured in an eight-hour time span in Fourth of July holiday gun violence in Chicago. Brown was killed in Humboldt Park […]

by Joy Blake· · Crime
Trevor Wynter, Son Found Shot to Death in Savanna-la-Mar (Photo Credit:  Savanna-la-Mar Courthouse, Police Station/Wikipedia)

Trevor Wynter, Son Found Shot to Death in Savanna-la-Mar

SHOCK:  A father and son were killed in a double homicide in Savanna-La-Mar, Jamaica. The body of Trevor Wynter, 62, who was a supporter of Westmoreland’s Reno Football Club, was found riddled with bullets in his bed. Wynter’s son, Jahboukie Wynter, 19, was found dead from apparent gunshot wounds a […]

by Joy Blake· · Caribbean News
James Jones Dies Shielding Mother During Shooting on Chicago's South Side (Photo Credit: Illiinois Dept of Corrections)

James Jones Dies Shielding Mother During Shooting on Chicago’s South Side

Chicago resident James Jones, 21, died shielding his mother, Alicia Jones, from a gunshot meant for him, the Chicago Tribune reports. The shooting occurred early Sunday morning in the 8400 block of South Colfax Avenue as he and his mother sat on the porch. Police say a man approached from […]

by Joy Blake· · Crime