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Tag: Shooting

  • Friday, January 5th 2024 - 10:20 UTC

    Another school shooting in US leaves two students dead, including the perpetrator

    Dylan Butler was believed to be acting alone

    A 17-year-old gunman killed one person and wounded five others before taking his own life in yet another school shooting spree in the United States, this time in Iowa. The perpetrator was a student at the Perry High School in the town of Perry in Dallas County, it was also reported. The shooting occurred on the first day of classes following winter break. Iowa has a long history of school shootings, dating back to 1984.

  • Thursday, October 26th 2023 - 10:07 UTC

    Mass shooting spree leaves at least 22 dead in US State of Maine

    Maine State Police Commissioner Michael Sauschuck told reporters late Wednesday that the search for a person of interest was still ongoing

    At least 22 people have been reported dead Wednesday following yet another shooting spree. This time around it was Lewiston in Androscoggin County, Maine, some 35 miles north of Portland. The suspected perpetrator of the attack remained at large in the early hours of Thursday.

  • Tuesday, October 24th 2023 - 09:21 UTC

    New school attack leaves one student dead in Brazil

    “We are appalled at yet another terrible attack in our schools,” São Paulo Governor Tarcísio de Freitas wrote on X

    At least one student was killed and three other people were injured during a shooting spree at a public school in São Paulo, Brazilian authorities said. “During the shooting attack, three students were hit. One student died and three others are being treated at the Sapopemba General Hospital, one of whom was wounded while trying to flee during the attack,” the São Paulo State Governor's office explained in a statement.

  • Monday, May 1st 2023 - 09:50 UTC

    Shooting leaves at least 10 dead in Ecuador

    The victims were watching a football game when they were opened fire against

    According to the Office of Ecuador's Attorney General, at least ten people were killed and two others were injured in an attack on Saturday evening in Guayaquil.

  • Wednesday, April 12th 2023 - 11:04 UTC

    At least 9 killed in Ecuadorian port massacre

    The attack would have been the work of an organized armed group opposed to another that apparently provided protection to the fishermen, Zapata explained

    At least nine people were killed following an assault on the Ecuadorian Artisanal Fishing Port of Esmeraldas Tuesday morning by a group of 30 heavily-armed militias who arrived in two boats and a cab and then left by sea. The perpetrators are still unaccounted for, it was reported.

  • Tuesday, March 28th 2023 - 09:59 UTC

    Gunwoman kills 7 in US school

    The perpetrator was a former student at the school

    A 28-year-old woman entered the Covenant School in Nashville, Tennessee, wielding two rifles and a handgun and opened fire, killing three children and three adults in what turned out to be the 129th mass shooting in the United States since the beginning of the year. The attacker was also confirmed dead after the incident.

  • Wednesday, July 6th 2022 - 09:27 UTC

    Illinois shooting death toll reaches 7

    Crimo had planned the attack for months

    US authorities Tuesday announced that the death toll from the July 4 shooting during an Independence Day celebration parade in Highland Park, Illinois, had gone up to seven casualties, while a suspect has been apprehended in connection with the crimes.

  • Monday, July 4th 2022 - 21:09 UTC

    Six killed, many wounded in Independence Day shooting in the US

    The perpetrator allegedly fired shots from a sniper position on a rooftop and was then at large. Photo: EPA

    At least six people were reported dead and 24 others were hospitalized after yet another shooting spree in the United States. This time around it was during a 4th of July parade in Illinois.

  • Friday, June 10th 2022 - 09:23 UTC

    At least 3 killed in one more shooting spree in the US

    The suspect's identity will not be released until he is officially charged.

    At least three people were killed in yet another shooting spree in the United States Thursday. This time around the events unfolded at a Columbia Machine factory in Smithsburg, Maryland, and were perpetrated by a 23-year-old Hispanic male from West Virginia using a semi-automatic handgun.

  • Monday, June 6th 2022 - 09:17 UTC

    Six dead in two more US shooting massacres

    Multiple shooters are believed to have been involved in the Chattanooga case, Murphy said

    Two major mass shootings were reported during the weekend in the United States as the country was still recovering emotionally from other killing sprees in the past few days. Preliminary reports mentioned three fatalities in each case, but other people were hospitalized in a critical condition.