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Montevideo, June 10th 2023 - 16:46 UTC

Tag: Shooting

  • 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.

  • Monday, June 6th 2022 - 09:00 UTC

    Shooting massacre leaves at least 50 Catholic parishioners dead in Nigeria

    Over 50 Catholic worshippers -including several children- were killed Sunday in a shooting massacre inside and outside a church in southwestern Nigeria. The only ones to survive the attack were the Bishop and the priests, it was reported. The identity and motive of the attackers were not immediately clear.

  • Friday, June 3rd 2022 - 09:59 UTC

    Tulsa shooter was seeking revenge from surgeon over constant back pain

    A letter found on the gunman “made it clear that he came in with the intent to kill Dr. Phillips and anyone who got in his way,” Tulsa Police Chief Franklin said. Photo: Reuters

    Wednesday's shooting spree in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was aimed at Doctor Preston Philips, the physician the attacker blamed for his “ongoing back pain,” it was reported Thursday.

  • Monday, May 16th 2022 - 20:34 UTC

    Separate shootings rock US during the weekend

    “We've seen enough of this,” Gov. Hochul said.

    The United States was shaken this past weekend by various shooting sprees nationwide. On Saturday, ten people were killed in a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, and three others were injured and on Sunday similar events in California and Texas, have left at least three more people dead.

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