Nov 18, 2019

Fresno mass shooting: What we know so far

Police in Fresno, California, said at least four people were killed and six others wounded in a backyard shooting on Sunday evening, local news outlets first reported. "No suspect is in custody," AP reports.

Details: Fresno Police Lt. Bill Dooley said in an initial briefing that the suspect had entered the property in the city that's southeast of Sacramento and opened fire during a football watch party about 6 pm. Deputy Chief Michael Reid later told reporters that three people died at the home, where "at least 35 people" were present.

  • The fourth victim died at Community Regional Medical Center, he said.
  • The victims were all "Asian males" aged 25–35 years old, according to Reid.

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Police confirm two dead after London Bridge stabbing

Armed police respond to a stabbing near London Bridge. Photo: Ben Stanstall/AFP/Getty Images

London police said they shot and killed a male suspect on Friday in response to a stabbing near London Bridge at around 2 p.m. local time.

The latest: Police say that two members of the public died after the attack and have declared the stabbing a terrorist incident. They said multiple people were injured and stabbed and believe the suspect wore a "hoax explosive device."

Keep ReadingArrowNov 29, 2019

Las Vegas mass shooting claims 59th victim, two years on

Tags outside Las Vegas Village bearing the names of those killed in the 2017 massacre. Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

California woman Kimberly Gervais has become the 59th person to die from injuries sustained in the Las Vegas shooting massacre, a coroner confirmed in a statement on Monday.

Why it matters: The shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, which occurred when a gunman opened fire from his Mandalay Bay hotel room before killing himself, is the deadliest in modern U.S. history.

Go deeperArrowNov 19, 2019

Global gun violence targets worshippers of all faiths

The Al -Noor Mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand on Sept. 13. Photo: Tessa Burrows/Getty Images

Hundreds of clergy and worshippers of various faiths were killed at temples, synagogues, churches and mosques around the world this year, AP reports.

The big picture: The Christchurch mosque attacker killed 51 people and the event led to international calls to action against online extremism and terrorism fueled by white supremacist ideology. But other attacks gained sparse international attention, like a deadly Dec. 1 shooting at a Protestant church in the West African country Burkina Faso.

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