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January 15, 2013 edition


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Sidney, Neb. -- On Sunday evening, a 28-year-old man died when a gun he was handling accidentally fired and the bullet struck him in the head.

Airway Heights, Wash. -- A 53-year-old man shot and killed his 31-year-old son during an early Sunday morning fight after a night of drinking. The father claims it was an accident.

Baton Rouge, La. -- A 29-year-old man died after he was shot on a street around 1:15 a.m. Monday.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- Two men were fatally shot around 2 a.m. this morning.

Atlanta, Ga. -- Two men in their 20s were shot at a shopping center Monday night. One of the men died on the way to a nearby hospital, the other is in critical condition. Police say at least 20 shots were fired during the incident.

Brooklyn, N.Y. -- A 22-year-old man was found on a street fatally shot in the chest about 1:30 a.m. today.

Washington, D.C. -- A 27-year-old man found shot on a street about 10:45 a.m. Monday died a short time later in a nearby hospital.

Colorado Springs, Co. -- Two people were shot and killed inside their home. Police believe the two returned home and surprised a burglar already in the house.

Atwater Township, Ohio -- A 32-year-old man was fatally shot at a residence during an altercation around 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

Houston, Texas -- A man was killed and another was shot in the chest about 1:50 a.m. today by a man who told police he caught the men breaking into his vehicle outside his house.

Kansas City, Mo. -- A 7-year-old and a toddler were in serious condition after they were hit by stray gunfire that struck their home around 8 p.m. Monday. Police say two people shot at each other on the street and some of the shots hit the home with the children inside.

Akron, Ohio -- A 19-year-old man was shot in the chest around 1:30 p.m. Monday as he walked through an alley with his brother. The victim is expected to survive. A witness said the gunman fired nine shots.

Montgomery County, Md. -- Someone was shot on a street about 10:30 p.m. yesterday.

Brooklyn, N.Y. -- A 44-year-old man in a car stopped at a red light is in critical condition after a gunman walked up and fired three shots through the windshield and driver’s-side door around 3:30 a.m. Sunday. The victim was hit in the forehead and leg. A 36-year-old male passenger was not hit. Police believe the victim was targeted.

Phoenix, Ariz. -- A woman was shot in the stomach and a man shot in the head around 7:30 p.m. Monday. The man was reported in extremely critical condition. The woman's condition was unknown.

Louisville, Neb. -- A 32-year-old man was critically injured about 5 p.m. Monday when he was shot in the head at his home. A 64-year-old man who also lives in the home is wanted in connection with the shooting.

Charlotte, N.C. -- A person was robbed and shot in the arm at an ATM around 1 a.m. Sunday.

Trenton, N.J. -- Two men, ages 21 and 36, were shot early Monday morning after they let seven others inside their home and a fight broke out. One of the visitors pulled out a handgun and started shooting. The shooter then fled with the others.

Trenton, N.J. -- A 21-year-old was found on a sidewalk about 1 p.m. Sunday with a gunshot wound to the buttocks. The victim was expected to survive.

New Orleans, La. -- A man was shot in the chest while on a street around 11:57 p.m. Monday.

Philadelphia, Penn. -- Three male teenagers were wounded when shots rang out around 7:45 p.m. Monday. One of the victims --  an 18-year-old -- was struck in the back and was in critical condition. The other two -- a 17-year-old and another 18-year-old -- were each struck in the right foot.

Memphis, Tenn. -- A 22-year-old man was shot twice about 1:30 a.m. this morning during a robbery in a parking lot near a gas station. The victim was in critical condition.

Spokane, Wash. -- A driver shot at another driver’s tire with a .22 caliber pistol around 6:30 a.m. Monday morning. The shooter told police he shot the tire because the other driver cut him off.

January 14, 2013 edition

Breckenridge, Mo. -- A 12-year-old is dead after accidentally shooting himself inside a home around 8:45 p.m. Friday. He was mishandling a gun when it went off.

Tuscaloosa, Ala. -- A 13-year-old boy died after he was accidentally shot at a hunting club late Saturday afternoon. A group of boys were putting away guns thought to be empty following a rabbit hunt. One gun went off hitting the boy.

Las Vegas, Nev. -- The victim of a fatal shooting after an altercation at a party reported  yesterday on this diary has been identified as a 14-year-old boy. He died of a gunshot wound to the head.

Baltimore, Md. -- Two men and a woman leaving an after-hours club were shot around 5:30 a.m. Sunday. One of the men, 25-years-old, died about an hour later. The other man was in serious condition at a local hospital. The woman is expected to survive.

Phoenix, Ariz. -- A 17-year-old male was shot to death after there was an argument outside an apartment complex around 11:15 p.m. Saturday. Two brothers of the victim have been arrested.

DeKalb County, Ga. -- A 30-year-old man was found shot dead about 1 a.m. this morning in the yard of a house.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 28-year-old man was shot after getting into an argument with another person at a gas station around 4:30 a.m. this morning. He was pronounced dead about 30 minutes later at a local hospital.

Memphis, Tenn. -- A 20-year-old man was shot to death by his 28-year-old brother-in-law just before 1 p.m. Sunday.

Memphis, Tenn. -- A man was shot on a street around 1:30 p.m. He later died at a hospital.

Memphis, Tenn. -- A 31-year-old man was shot at a convenience store while putting air into a tire around 12:30 a.m. Sunday. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Oklahoma City, Ok. -- Police responding to a report of a burglary at a home about 3:20 a.m. Monday found a 20-year-old man shot to death. Authorities believe someone kicked in the front door, then shot the man and fled.

Baton Rouge, La. -- A 41-year-old man was shot and killed when he answered the door of his apartment about 6:25 p.m. Sunday.

Birmingham, Ala. -- A man was found shot to death inside his car about 8:20 a.m. this morning. The investigation is just underway, but police say the injuries might have been self-inflicted.

St. Louis, Mo. -- A 48-year-old man was found unconscious next to a bicycle shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim had a puncture wound near his mouth and police found multiple shell-casings near his body.

St. Louis, Mo. -- An 18-year-old man found shot on a street about 10:15 p.m. Sunday was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

San Diego, Calif. -- A 47-year-old man suspected of trying to kill his 50-year-old wife tried to commit suicide in front of police in the backyard of his home around 12:30 p.m. Sunday. When police arrived, the man walked out of the house carrying an assault rifle, sat on a patio chair, put the gun under his chin, and fired one round. His wife was found bruised, battered, and strangled. Both are expected to survive.

Jackson, Miss. -- A police officer who was shot while responding to a disturbance around 11 p.m. Saturday. He is reported as “doing well.”

New Orleans, La. -- A man shot Sunday afternoon is in stable condition at a local hospital.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 17-year-old boy was shot and wounded in an alley about 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

Memphis, Tenn. -- Two 20-year-old men on the balcony of a home were shot and critically wounded just after midnight Sunday. Police believe shots were fired after the two argued with another group across a parking lot.

Houston, Texas -- A 22-year-old man was shot during a robbery after stopping his vehicle to fix a flat tire about 3 a.m. this morning. After a vehicle stopped near him, three suspects got out and opened fire on the man. He is in critical condition.

Houston, Texas -- A 17-year-old female was shot several times during a robbery at a convenience store parking lot just before midnight Saturday. She is in critical but stable condition.

St. Petersburg, Fla. -- A man has been shot at an apartment complex and taken to a hospital at 12:30 p.m. today with serious wounds to his upper body.

Glenarden, Md. -- A restaurant delivery man was shot and wounded during a robbery about 8:15 p.m. Sunday. The man had just made a delivery of Chinese food when he was robbed and shot in the stomach by two assailants.

Denver, Co. -- Two men were shot at an apartment about 7:45 p.m. Sunday. Both suffered leg wounds; one was also shot in the torso.

Baltimore, Md. -- Police were called to a hospital about 9 p.m. Sunday after two shooting victims arrived there on foot. Both had non-life-threatening injuries.

Baltimore, Md. -- A 57-year-old man was shot by his father at an apartment around midnight this morning. The father had become angry at the victim and shot at him, hitting him in the arm.

January 13, 2013 edition

Iva, Mich. -- A 48-year-old woman was found dead in her bedroom Sunday night; shot in the head and chest. Her husband of three weeks has been arrested in connection with the shooting.

Newark, N.J. -- A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed and a 17-year-old male was wounded in a shooting at a housing complex about 6:45 p.m. Saturday.

Los Angeles, Calif. -- Two men were shot, one fatally, during a fight outside a popular Hollywood nightclub last night.

Philadelphia, Penn. -- A man shot once in the chest around 3:45 p.m. Saturday died a short time later at a local hospital.

Pensacola, Fla. -- An 18-year-old man is dead and two men, ages 20 and 21, were injured in a shooting about 10 p.m. Thursday. A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the shooting.

Tucson, Ariz. -- An 18-year-old man died of a gunshot wound to the chest around 2:45 p.m. Saturday. Police believe the victim and shooter knew each other.

Glendale, Ariz. -- A 17-year-old was fatally shot on a street shortly after midnight last night.

Owasso, Ok. -- A 69-year-old woman was taken into custody for allegedly shooting and killing her husband Saturday night. The victim had multiple gunshot wounds, including one to the back of the head. The woman claimed the husband came at her with a knife.

Cobb County, Ga. -- A man was found fatally shot inside his apartment Friday afternoon.

Tuscaloosa, Ala. -- A 17-year-old girl was killed and two other women, ages 22 and 30, were injured in a shooting late Saturday night at an apartment complex. An 18-year-old male has been arrested in connection with the shooting. The injuries are not considered life threatening.

Las Vegas, Nev. -- A man was shot and killed and another man wounded after an altercation at a party in an apartment about 1:30 a.m. Saturday. The wounded man had injuries considered non-life-threatening.

Las Vegas, Nev. -- Around 7:30 p.m. Thursday, a man visiting relatives was confronted and shot dead by a suspect who immediately fled.

South Apopka, Fla. -- A 26-year-old man was found lying in a street shot to death just before midnight on Saturday. Later, a man believed connected to the shooting showed up at a hospital with a gunshot wound. His injuries are not life-threatening.

St. Rose, La. -- An 18-year-old man was shot dead as he sat in his car in a driveway near his home about 10:30 p.m. Friday. Three men approached the car and one of them fired a handgun several times at the victim. He was scheduled to begin attending a community college next week.

East St. Louis, Ill. -- Residents at a home were having a barbecue about 6 p.m. Friday when an unknown gunman walked up to one of them -- a 31-year old man -- and shot him in the stomach. The gunman ran to a waiting vehicle. The victim died later at a local hospital.

East St. Louis , Ill. -- A man was fatally shot outside a residence about noon Saturday. The victim was shot multiple times.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 22-year-old man was shot in the lower back while sitting inside a parked vehicle about 12:50 a.m. this morning. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital about 2 hours later.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- A 26-year-old man was found shot dead on the ground in a church parking lot about 1:30 p.m. Saturday. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Terrytown, La. -- A 42-year-old man shot a 32-year-old man after the two argued over a traffic incident. The injury is consider non-life threatening.

Chicago, Ill. -- A man in his 40s who was shot in the hip showed up at a hospital about 2:50 a.m. last night.

Huntsville, Ala. -- A 29-year-old man was shot in the chest and stomach during a robbery about 8:40 p.m. Saturday night. The injuries were considered life threatening.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- A 43-year-old cab driver was shot three times by his passengers in an attempted robbery Saturday night. He is expected to recover.

Indianapolis, Ind. -- The passenger of a car was found shot in the chest after the driver plowed the vehicle into a house just before 11 a.m. Friday. The driver fled. No report on the condition of the victim.

Oakland, Calif. -- Two men and one woman suffered nonfatal gunshot wounds around 12:45 p.m. Saturday. They are reported in stable condition.

Memphis, Tenn. -- A man standing in front of his apartment was approached by two males and shot during a robbery attempt about 11:15 p.m. Friday. The victim is in critical condition.

Memphis, Tenn. -- A shooting occurred around 9:40 a.m. Saturday. The victim is in critical condition.

Marrera, La. -- A man was shot about 3:30 p.m. Saturday. The wounds were not considered life-threatening.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 31-year-old man was shot about 12:30 a.m. Sunday. The injuries are not life-threatening.

El Cajon, Calif. --  Shots fired at a home around noon on Saturday injured three people. A 24-year-old man suffered a minor wound to the head, a 19-year-old man had a minor wound to his back, and a 17-year-old girl had a wrist wound. None of the injuries are considered life-threatening.

Las Vegas, Nev. -- A man shot multiple time while in his car around 4 a.m. is in serious but stable condition at a local hospital.

January 12, 2013 edition

Chicago, Ill. -- A 14-year-old boy was shot several times in the chest last night as he stood on his porch. He died in the front hallway of his home.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 15-year-old boy was shot about 6:40 p.m. last night. He died less than an hour later at a local hospital.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 23-year-old man shot on a street about 7:10 a.m. this morning died just before 8 a.m. at a local hospital. The victim was fired upon by a shooter who approached him on foot.

Baltimore, Md. -- A 19-year-old man was found Friday about 7:30 p.m. with a gunshot wound to the upper body. He died at a local hospital.

Baltimore, Md. -- A 21-year-old man was found lying face up in between two residences just before midnight Friday. He had been shot multiple times and later died at a nearby hospital.

Baltimore, Md. -- Two men were found shot in a car about 2 a.m. this morning. One of the men -- struck multiple times in the upper body -- was pronounced dead at a local hospital. The other victim had non-fatal-injuries.

Oakland, Calif. -- A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot about 8:15 p.m. Friday.

Oakland, Calif. -- A 20-year-old man was fatally shot while driving about 4:15 p.m. Friday.

Oakland, Calif. -- A 22-year-old man was fatally shot on a street about 2:30 p.m. Friday.

Oakland, Calif. -- A 30-year-old man was found shot to death on a street about 3 p.m. Friday.

Calhoun County Miss. -- While at a cookout among five friends, a 51-year-old man shot and killed a 56-year-old man after getting into an argument that led to a shootout. The victim was struck six times below the waist with bullets from a .22 caliber rifle.

St. Paul, Minn. -- A man died after he was found shot in a driveway about 8 p.m. Friday night.

Memphis, Tenn. -- A 62-year-old woman unloading groceries at her brother's  residence was hit and killed by a stray bullet about 9 a.m. Friday morning.

Inkster, Mich. -- A man was found dead in his car of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound last night after firing shots into the Inkster Police Station.

Denver, Colo. -- Police called to a home around 11:50 p.m. Friday found a woman shot dead. A male suspect -- an acquaintance of the woman --has been arrested.

Mayetta, Kan. -- A 29-year-old man was shot to death Thursday night at his rental home. Police say the shooting might be the result of dispute with another man who was an acquaintance.

Plainfield, N.J. -- A 5-year-old boy walking with his mother was hit in the face by a stray bullet about 4 p.m. Thursday. He was in critical but stable condition.

Boston, Mass. -- A 13-year-old boy walking to church was shot once in the stomach about 7 p.m. last night. He is in critical condition.

Atlanta, Ga. -- An 35-year-old Atlanta police officer was shot in the face during a foot chase about 6:30 p.m. last night. He is in stable condition at a local hospital.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 16-year-old boy is in serious-to-critical condition after being shot in the thigh and a 17-year-old boy is in good-to-fair condition after suffering a graze wound to the chest. The shootings occurred about 4 p.m. Friday.

Chicago, Ill. -- Around 2 p.m. yesterday, someone in a passing vehicle opened fire with a gun and seriously wounded 17-year-old boy. He was hit in the arm and torso.

St. Louis, Mo. -- A man was found shot to death on a street about 4:30 this morning. He had several gunshot wounds.

Baltimore, Md. -- A 19-year-old was shot on a street about 11:30 p.m. Friday. The victim was taken to a hospital and treated for minor injuries.

Hamby Bridge, N.C. -- A man was shot in the back following an altercation between acquaintances outside of a home Thursday evening.

San Marcos, Calif. -- A stray shot fired from across the street went through a lobby window at a movie theater complex and struck a concessions employee shortly after 9 p.m. Friday night. The injury is minor and not life threatening. Police believe the gun was fired during an altercation at a nearby parking lot.

Denver, Colo. -- A man was shot in the leg after he surprised two burglars in his home around 5 a.m. Saturday morning.

Chicago, Ill. -- A man is in fair-to-serious condition after being shot in the buttocks about 1 p.m. Friday.

Dayton, Tenn. -- Police responding to a 5:22 p.m. call on Friday discovered a double shooting at a home. The injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

January 11, 2013 edition

Birmingham Ala. -- Police found two women dead in a home last night about 7 p.m., apparently the result of a murder-suicide. The women, ages 46 and 48, had a relationship for about 14 years.

The Village, Okla. --  Police said a 22-year-old woman found shot to death Thursday about 1:30 p.m. was about six months pregnant. She was shot as she drove on a street.

Marin City, Calif. -- A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed early Friday.

Fremont, Calif. -- A 27-year-old man shot and killed a 48-year-old male family member Thursday afternoon.

Antioch, Ill.  -- The body of 42-year-old Waukegan police officer was found at a seating area in a wooded location. The cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head. He had been missing since Tuesday.

Gardendale, Ala. -- The 52-year-old wife of a pastor is dead and two people are hospitalized after a shooting and stabbing at her home. A man is suspected of shooting two women before stabbing himself inside the home on Thursday.

Pittsburgh, Penn. -- A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed about 7:15 p.m. last night as he walk home from a convenience store. After he was approached by two males, one of them pulled out a handgun and fired multiple shots at the teen. He was hit at least twice in the chest.

Montgomery, Ala. -- A woman died in an shooting last night near an apartment complex. The shooting appears to have stemmed from an altercation, which resulted in an exchange of gunfire.

Brooklyn, N.Y. --  A man in his 30s was shot Thursday night about 9:30 p.m. He died later at a nearby hospital.

Kansas City, Mo. -- A woman was killed and a man critically wounded in a double shooting Thursday night about 10:10 p.m. Police found the victims in a front yard. Witnesses say a car fled the scene immediately after the shooting.

Chattanooga, Tenn. -- A 24-year-old woman was charged in connection with the shooting death Thursday morning of a 28-year-old man.

Durham, N.C. -- A man died after he was shot repeatedly outside a convenience store about midnight Thursday.

McKeesport, Penn. -- A 34-year-old man was shot to death in a sports bar about 1 a.m. Friday. The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds. At least 20 people were in the bar when the shooting took place.

Calico Rock, Ark. -- A 30-year-old man was found shot to death Thursday night in a wooded area. The shooting might have been related to a land dispute. No one has yet been charged, but man and woman have been detained.

Greenland, Ark. -- Two people are dead and another wounded after a shooting at an apartment complex Thursday night. Authorities went to the scene in response to a report of a domestic disturbance.

Orlando, Fla. -- A 21-year-old man is dead and a 21-year-old man is in critical condition after a drive-by shooting about 1 a.m. this morning. The two men, and a third who was unhurt, were inside a car when the shooting occurred.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 34-year-old man died and a 34-year-old man was wounded during a shooting that occurred around 9:30 p.m. last night. The wounded man is expected to survive.

Houston, Texas -- A woman was found shot in her car about 11 p.m. Thursday. She died at the scene.

Lake Conroe, Texas -- A 58-year-old man accused of shooting and killing his wife last month, was found dead in his home Thursday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He had been released from jail after posting a $500,000 bond.

Chicago, Ill. -- Two men were shot about 6:15 p.m. yesterday. A 39-year-old man died at the scene. A 49-year old man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg.

Alexander County, N.C. -- A 14-year-old boy was accidentally shot in the abdomen by a friend while target shooting about 5 p.m. yesterday. The injury is considered serious.

Brooklyn, N.Y. -- A 2-year old toddler and his 38-year-old father were shot and wounded in a Brooklyn park about 2 p.m. yesterday. Witnesses said the shooter believed he was avenging an attack on his brother. Both victims are expected to survive.

North Little Rock, Ark.  -- A 35-year-old man was arrested Thursday after shooting a woman.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 34-year-old man, shot about 7:30 p.m. Thursday, is in stable condition at a local hospital.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 31-year-old man was shot on a street around 1:30 a.m. this morning.

Memphis, Tenn. -- A 16-year old boy is accused of shooting his 58-year-old stepfather in the face at the urging of his 40-year-old mother. The incident occurred at the family home during an argument. The man is in critical condition. The boy claims the shooting was in self-defense.

Philadelphia, Penn. -- A man sleeping in bed was struck by bullets from an assault rifle that were fired into his home about 2 a.m. Friday. Another home was also hit. Police do not think the victim was the intended target.

Atlanta, Ga. -- A male was shot and badly wounded while in his car in the parking lot of a hamburger stand about 3 a.m. this morning.

St. Louis, Mo. -- Police called to a home about 10:20 p.m. Thursday found a 53-year-old man shot in the hip. Police initially called the incident a home invasion, but now say it was not.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 21-year-old man shot shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday while walking on a street. He was treated and released from a local hospital.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 49-year-old man was shot during a dispute about 4:30 p.m. Thursday. The injury was not considered life-threatening.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 29-year-old man was shot and wounded as he sat in a car early Friday after he had an altercation with a man in a parking lot.

January 10, 2013 edition

Cambridge, Ohio -- A man fatally shot his 5-year-old son before turning the gun on himself in an apparent murder-suicide Wednesday afternoon.

Pleasant Valley, Ala. -- A 12-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his 12-year-old cousin. The boy wanted to show the victim a shotgun he had gotten for Christmas. He did not know it was loaded. The gun accidentally fired, hitting the cousin who was playing on a trampoline nearby.

Taft, Calif. -- At least two people were shot at Taft Union High School this morning. The suspected shooter is in custody. One victim was airlifted to a hospital, the second victim denied medical treatment.

St. Petersburg, Fla. -- An 18-year-old died about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday after accidentally shooting himself in the head while showing a handgun to friends on his back porch. The victims grandparents and uncle were inside the home at the time.

Columbus, Ohio -- A 24-year-old man was shot in a home about 1:45 a.m. Thursday. Four children were upstairs when the shooting occurred downstairs. Police are questioning three other adults who were in the home at the time of the shooting.

Lawton, Okla. -- A 35-year-old woman was found shot to death in her home shortly after 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Kansas City, Kan. -- Police called to an apartment about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday found one man shot dead and another wounded.

Durham, N. C. -- A male of unknown age is dead after being shot several times outside a convenience store just before midnight last night.

Oakland, Calif. -- A 20-year-old man sitting in a car was shot and killed about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Memphis, Tenn. -- One person was killed and another critically wounded in an apparent attempted murder-suicide. The incident happened after 8 p.m. Wednesday. Police believe the victim and shooter are neighbors.

Chattanooga, Tenn. -- A man found shot inside a house was pronounced dead at the scene this morning. It is believe the victim was shot by two suspects who entered the house about 5:30 a.m. They were seen running from the house.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 23-year-old man was found shot near an alley just before midnight Wednesday. He died about an hour later at a nearby hospital.

Tamarac, Fla. -- A Broward County deputy shot and killed a 60-year-old woman about 10:30 a. m. Wednesday after the woman allegedly shot and killed an elderly woman and then threatened the deputy.

St. Louis, Mo. -- An autopsy determined that a missing mother found Tuesday, dead in the trunk of her car, died from a single gunshot wound to the head.

Huntsville, Ala. -- Police are investigating a shooting at a downtown club that left two men wounded just after midnight Thursday. One of the victims, 24-years-old, said a stranger approached with a gun and shot him. The victim reportedly fired back at the shooter and hit a 30-year-old bystander. Both injuries are considered non-life threatening. Several hundred people were in the club at the time of the shooting.

Black Forest, Col. -- A 45-year-old man is in custody after shooting at the friend of his 22-year-old son around 1 a.m. Wednesday. Instead of hitting the 24-year-old friend, he inadvertently hit his son twice. The friend had lived in the man’s house, but that arrangement ended after a falling out. The friend was returning to pick up his belongings when the shooting took place.

Queens, N.Y. -- Shots were fired at a MTA bus late this morning, shattering a rear window. No one was injured.

Brooklyn, N.Y. -- A 90-year-old grandmother was shot twice in the arm around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday while walking to a coin laundry. The bullets came from a passing car and were apparently meant for nearby youths.

Chicago, Ill. -- Shots fired into a home about 11:45 p.m. Wednesday injured two 30-year-old men. Both are expected to survive.

Chicago, Ill. -- Around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, a 20-year-old man was shot three times in the face. His condition was listed as serious.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 31-year-old man was shot about 4:40 p.m. Wednesday. He was listed in good condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 17-year-old boy was found lying on a street Wednesday afternoon. He had been shot five times and was in serious condition at a local hospital.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- Three men, all in their 20s, were shot about 12:50 p.m. Wednesday while sitting in an empty lot playing cards and dominoes. The assailant walked up to them and began shooting. Two of the men have life threatening injuries. Police believe the shooter fled in a vehicle.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- An unknown assailant fired shots at a car with two people in it around 4 p.m. Wednesday. No one was hit.

Charlotte, N.C. -- A man involved in fight that included several people outside an apartment complex was shot in both legs by one of the participants about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night. The victim is expected to survive. The gunman fled.

Mount Holly, N.C. --A 26-year-old woman was arrested about 7:12 p.m. Wednesday for using a handgun to fire two random shots at two different vehicles that had pulled up to an intersection. No one was hit.

Bayou La Batre, Ala. -- Police arrested a 13-year-old eighth-grade male student after he brought a 25-caliber, semi-automatic pistol and a knife to school. The boy got the gun from a shed behind his house. He told police he was being bullied at school and wanted protection.

January 9, 2013 edition

Carnesville, Ga. -- A 32-year-old man was found shot to death Thursday. He was hit once in the head and police consider the death a homicide. He operated a YouTube channel promoting high-powered guns and explosives.

Rockmart, Ga. -- Police responding to a call of shots fired about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday found the body of a young male in a ditch. He had been shot to death.

Miami, Fla. -- A 38-year-old mother of three was shot after 8 p.m. shortly after talking to a male friend on a sidewalk. When the man stepped into his nearby house, he heard three shots, then 10 more. She later died at a local hospital. A witness claims the shots came from a truck.

St. Paul, Minn. -- A 34-year-old man shot his 32-year-old wife in the head with a handgun, then dismembered her body and stored it at a garage in White Bear Lake, Minn. The woman told the man Sunday that she was leaving him and taking their toddler-aged son.

New Orleans, La. -- A male believed to be between 17 and 19 years old was found dead about 1:50 p.m. Tuesday in the backyard of an abandoned house. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

Las Vegas, Nev. -- Two men were shot dead and another wounded in the leg at an apartment complex about 8 p.m. Tuesday. The wounded man is 24-years old and his injuries are not considered life-threatening. Police are searching for three male suspects.

Boston, Mass. -- A 18-year-old man was shot to death in front of an apartment early Monday. He had been shot 11 times.

Kansas City, Mo. -- A man in his mid-20s was found shot to death in a house about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The victim’s roommate saw two males in their early 20s flee the scene in a car.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 24-year-old man was found fatally shot in the hallway of an apartment building shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday

Chicago, Ill. -- A 31-year-old man was killed and a 20-year-old man was another seriously wounded in a shooting outside a convenience store about 6:15 p.m. Tuesday. Neighbors reported hearing as many as 10 gunshots.

Jersey City, N.J. -- A 41-year-old man was found shot dead in a hallway at a public housing complex about 3:45 a.m. this morning. He had been shot twice in the chest.

Dayton, Texas -- A 2-year-old who gained access to a loaded gun was in guarded condition after accidentally being shot in the chest. A family was eating dinner at their home around 8 p.m. Tuesday when the toddler went into a bedroom and found a 9 mm semi-automatic handgun. The gun discharged and a bullet struck the child in the chest.

Dallas, Texas -- A 40-year-old woman was fatally shot Tuesday night by her estranged husband in a parking garage at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He fled the scene and was later arrested.

Indianapolis, Ind. -- Two men, ages 21 and 25, are dead after being shot shortly after 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Memphis, Tenn. -- A 17-year old  boy was wounded, apparently by a stray bullet, about 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at a community center. He is in critical condition.

Memphis, Tenn. -- An 18-year-old man was found shot in the leg about 6:45 p.m. Tuesday. Witnesses heard about 10 gunshots ring out on a nearby street. He is in critical condition.

Crystal Springs, Fla. -- A 38-year-old man was shot multiple times at a convenience store just after 6 p.m. Tuesday. His injuries are potentially life threatening.

Compton, Calif. -- In an incident that began about 6 p.m. Tuesday. a gunman with an AK-47 assault rifle wounded one person and later sprayed police with bullets during a vehicle pursuit. No one was hit. The alleged gunman and another suspect were apprehended Tuesday night.

Lenexa, Kan. -- A man sitting in a restaurant booth shot his wife in the leg last week when he reached into his pants pocket and accidentally discharged a small pistol. She was treated at a hospital and released. The man had a valid permit to carry a concealed weapon.

Charlotte, N.C. -- Two people, including a 14-year-old boy, were shot in a home about 10 p.m. Tuesday. Both are expected to survive.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 21-year-old man was shot in the street about 7 p.m. Tuesday. He is in fair condition at a local hospital with wounds to his forearm and hip.

Chicago, Ill. -- Two men were shot near a small strip mall shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday. A 20-year-old man, shot in the leg, is in serious condition. A 19-year-old man, also shot in the leg, is in good condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 24-year-old man is in serious condition with a gunshot wound to the chest and three to the left arm.

Oakland, Calif. -- Two people were shot about 10:12 p.m. Tuesday night. One of the victims was listed in critical condition.

Nashville, Tenn. -- A man came into a home about 10 p.m. Tuesday night to confront a another man who was dating his ex-girlfriend. After the two began to fight, the visitor pulled out a gun an shot the boyfriend. The victim was treated at a local hospital an released. The suspect is in custody.

New Orleans, La. -- Police responding to a street-shooting call about 12:25 p.m. Tuesday found a 23-year-old man shot in the back. He is in guarded condition at a local hospital.

Mesa, Ariz. -- A 28-year-old man attending a family party about 10:30 p.m. on Saturday began arguing with another male guest. The man then drew a gun and fired a bullet inside the home endangering a number of people, including several children.

Chattanooga, Tenn. -- Police are investigating the shooting of four teens early Sunday at a birthday party for a 14-year-old girl where as many as 200 people showed up. A fight that began inside the home spilled onto the front lawn where shots were fired. None of the injuries are consider life threatening.

Chattanooga, Tenn. --A teenage boy started firing shots around 9:30 p.m. Friday night outside a high school as hundreds of students were leaving after the game. No one was hurt although some vehicles were damaged. The boy was arrested.

Chattanooga, Tenn. -- An 18-year-old woman told police she was accidentally shot in the arm and abdomen by a friend about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night. Her injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Chattanooga, Tenn. -- A 29-year-old man was wounded in the chest and arm at a fast-food restaurant around 7 p.m. Tuesday. The victim said he and another man were having an argument when the other man shot him twice. His injuries were minor.

Mesa, Wash. -- On Sunday, a 14-year-old boy accidentally shot his 15-year-old brother in the abdomen with a .22-caliber rifle. The boy is in stable condition.

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Originally posted to Tom Begnal on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 12:25 PM PST.

Also republished by Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA) and Shut Down the NRA.

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