Mass shootings

Philadelphia graduation party shooting kills 1, injures 7

 Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross listens to Mayor Jim Kenney address media at a press conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross. Photo: Mark Makela/Getty Images

Philadelphia police say a graduation party shooting on Sunday night has left 1 person dead and at least 7 people injured, CBS Philly reports.

Details: About 60 people were at the party in southwest Philadelphia when an unidentified gunman fired at least eight shots about 10 p.m., according to NBC News. Four teenagers aged 15-17 were shot, along with 4 adults in their 20s, 1 of whom died after being taken to hospital, Police Commissioner Richard Ross told a news conference, per ABC News.

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Alleged Christchurch shooter pleads not guilty

Armed forces outside of a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand following attacks
Armed police officers stand guard outside the Al Noor mosque during Friday prayers in Christchurch on May 3, 2019, ahead of the holy month of Ramadan. Photo: Sanka Vidanagama/AFP/Getty Images

During a court appearance on Thursday, the suspected shooter in the Christchurch, New Zealand massacre denied his role in the March attack on 2 mosques that resulted in 51 people dead, reports the New Zealand Herald.

Details: His trial is set to take place in May 2020, and is expected to last 6 weeks, per the New Zealand Herald. The court declared the alleged attacker mentally fit to plea. Victims and family members of the victims were in court when the Australian suspect pleaded not guilty, according to the Herald.

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