December 28, 2012 edition
Minneapolis, Minn. -- A man was charged with two felony counts Thursday, two weeks after his 4-year-old son accidentally shot and killed his 2-year-old brother. The 4-year-old was playing with one of his father's eight guns.
Greenwood Village -- A man found dead in his apartment Thursday afternoon from a self-inflicted gunshot to the head is a person of interest in the shooting death of a 25-year-old woman Thursday morning. The man worked with the woman at a bank until two weeks ago when he was fired for harassing the woman.
Chicago, Ill. -- A man standing outside a store around 9 p.m. Thursday was killed when someone walked up and shot him in the head.
Pembroke Pines, Fla. -- A woman shot a man outside a shopping center before turning the gun on herself, taking her own life.
New Orleans, La. -- Police reported two separate shooting deaths within about one hour. A man was found shot to death on a sidewalk in the 6th Ward about 4:20 p.m. Thursday afternoon. About an hour earlier, a man in the 7th Ward died outside a house from a shot in the back of the head.
Houma, La. -- Police say a 53-year-old Houma pastor died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home after hitting a 7-year-old boy with his car and leaving the scene. The boy was riding a motor scooter and knocked unconscious but woke up when officers arrived. He was treated for bruises and a concussion and is recovering well.
Philadelphia, Penn. -- Two men were shot in a vehicle on Titan Street. One man died; the other survived and is in critical condition.
Houston, Tex. -- A 44-year-old man has been charged in the shooting deaths of his 35-year-old former girlfriend and her 13-year-old daughter on Christmas Eve morning.
Montgomery, Ala. -- Responding to a shooting in the parking lot of a business about 10 p.m. Thursday, police found an 18-year-old male and a 17-year-old male had both been shot. The 18-year-old was later pronounced dead, the 17-year-old is in stable condition. An initial investigation indicates the shooting stemmed from an argument between the two teens.
Nashville, Tenn. -- An 18-year-old died Thursday, a day after he was robbed and shot in the head in North Nashville.
Akron, Ohio -- A 20-year-old man reported that he was in his apartment about 3 p.m. Thursday when another man pulled out a gun and demanded money. The suspect took the man’s money, shot him in the leg, and ran out of the apartment.
San Diego, Calif. -- A man and woman, both 18-years-old, were shot while sitting in a minivan outside a residence about 10:20 p.m. The wounds are not believed to be life-threatening.
Jacksonville, Fla. -- Several people were involved in an altercation in the parking lot behind a shopping-center pizza restaurant that led to gunfire Thursday night about 10 p.m. One man received a gunshot wound to the hand.
Jacksonville, Fla. -- A 17-year-old was arrested when police discovered he carried a loaded gun into a movie theater Christmas night
Tulsa, Okla. -- A 27-year-old man is hospitalized in serious condition after he was shot multiple times at an apartment complex around 11 p.m. Thursday. The incident started when the man and an acquaintance got into an argument. The acquaintance then fired several rounds from a semiautomatic handgun, hitting the victim in the torso.
December 27, 2012 edition
Conway, S.C. -- A 2-year-old boy died from an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound on Christmas evening. The gun was on a table and the boy was able to grab it. His father, the owner of the gun, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter.
Chicago, Ill. -- A 32-year-old man died late Wednesday after he was shot in the face, chest and arms in the Gage Park neighborhood.
Pasadena, Calif. -- A 49-year-old L.A. County Sheriff's Department employee and youth sports coach was fatally shot on Christmas Day -- apparently hit by a stray bullet. He was talking to a friend on the street when about nine shots rang out in the neighborhood.
Pembroke Park, Fla. -- A woman at a gun range apparently shot herself Wednesday and later died.
Jacksonville, Fla. -- Police said Thursday morning the body of male appearing to be in his late teens or early 20s was found in a lot near East 27th Street and Evergreen Avenue. He had gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Des Moines, Iowa -- A Des Moines man shot at least six times earlier this month died on Christmas Day. The victim was sitting in a vehicle on December 6th when someone fired several shots into it and fled.
Clifton, N.J. -- A 60-year-old man who shot his 61-year-old wife and himself on Christmas Day has died. The woman remains hospitalized with a bullet wound in the back.
St. Louis, Mo. -- A woman was killed and a man critically injured early today in a double shooting.
Phoenix, Ariz. -- Police are seeking the public's help in finding out who shot and killed a 23-year-old man just before midnight on Christmas Day.
Jacksonville, Fla. -- A drive-by shooting Wednesday night left a man in his mid-20s with life-threatening injuries.
Washington, D.C. -- Four people were shot in separate incidents on Wednesday, one critically.
Macon, Ga. -- A 38-year-old Macon woman is in custody after a Wednesday shooting that wounded her husband in the shoulder. The couple was arguing before the shot was fired.
Kent, Wash. -- A woman was shot in the hand after her ex-husband drove his pickup into a home and fired a gun before driving away. It was reported that three children were in the home at the time of the incident.
Three Points, Ariz. -- A 61-year-old woman was shot in the chest Wednesday afternoon during a home invasion. The woman shot her gun at the attackers, but it is not known if she hit anyone. Although in critical condition, her injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.
San Diego, Calif. -- Police are looking for the person who shot and wounded a man on a boat in a marina early Thursday.
Lemon Grove, Calif. -- A bullet fired from a car shattered the window of another vehicle Tuesday night, just missing the driver and her 10-year-old son.
December 26, 2012 edition
Memphis, Tenn. -- A 10-year-old boy died Christmas Day in a shooting that appears to be accidental. A preliminary investigation indicates that the victim and his 12-year-old brother were handling a handgun when it went off. An adult family member was present but unaware the children had discovered the gun, which had been kept in a bedroom.
Wauwatosa, Wis. -- Authorities continued to seek help from the public for leads in the Christmas Eve slaying of 30-year-old Wauwatosa Police Officer Jennifer Sebena. She was shot several times early Monday while on duty.
Bellevue, Wash. -- A 30-year-old Seattle man was shot and killed and another man injured in a Bellevue bar early Monday. About 600 people were inside the bar when about five gunshots were fired.
Chicago, Ill. -- An 18-year-old man was killed after he got into an argument with several people on a bus and was shot several times after he got off.
Chicago, Ill. -- Shootings wounded five people across Chicago Christmas evening and early this morning, including an 11-year-old boy.
Pasadena, Calif. -- A man was fatally shot and another critically wounded Christmas morning in a shooting in a residential neighborhood.
Boston, Mass. -- A male was shot and killed Christmas night in Roslindale.
Nashville, Tenn. -- A second man is dead from gunshot wounds inflicted Saturday night.
Lamgston, Okla. -- Authorities are investigating an apparent homicide after a man was shot multiple times after allegedly attempted to steal a vehicle.
Pittsburgh, Penn. -- A 66-year-old man was found inside a burning home Monday morning, dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Glen Burne, Md.-- A coin shop employee shot and killed a man who broke into the store early Tuesday morning.
Billings, Montana -- Police have recovered a firearm they believe was used in the fatal shooting of a man early Christmas Day.
Washington, D.C. -- A 28-year-old man was shot several times and killed early Monday as he sat in the driver’s seat of his car just moments after parking.
East, Los Angeles -- A 22-year-old man died early Tuesday morning. Authorities found his car smashed into a lamppost and his body riddled with bullets.
New Orleans, La. -- Police report a man was shot and killed in the 6th Ward
Aztec N.M. -- A 39-year-old man wanted for a probation violation fatally shot himself Monday night after barricading himself for nearly eight-hours. The man reportedly fired several shots at responding SWAT team members, but no one was hit.
Tulsa, Okla. -- Police have identified the body of a 20-year-old man found shot outside an apartment complex early Monday.
Monroe, N.C. -- A Monroe man was shot twice after three men broke into his apartment early Sunday.
December 23, 2012 edition
Harrison, Tenn. — A 2-year-old is dead after finding a firearm that belonged to his grandfather and accidentally shooting himself in the stomach while playing with the weapon.
Jacksonville, Fla. -- Former Major League Baseball player Ryan Freel was found dead in his home on Saturday from a self-inflicted shotgun blast. Freel was 36-years old .
Prince Georges County, Md. -- A 31-year-old man was shot and killed Thursday night in the Oxon Hill area.
Chicago, Ill. -- A 20-year-old Indiana resident died Saturday evening after being shot early that morning in the South Chicago neighborhood.
Chicago, Ill. -- Shootings at various locations across the city late Saturday and early Sunday left at least five people injured.
Kansas City, Kan. -- Police are investigating the shooting death of a man whose body was found earlier today in the 7300 block of State Avenue.
San Bernardino, Calif. -- A fight at an “end of the world” house party on Friday night may have led to the shooting death of a 20-year-old man and the wounding of his 22-year-old cousin.
Cleveland, Ohio -- Two men forced their way into a house on East 99th Street around 6:45 p.m. today and shot a 25-year-old man to death, police said. The man was shot three times, once each in the head, neck and chest.
Brandon, Fla. -- Authorities say an argument at a Tampa Bay-area bar over a woman's lost purse led to a shooting that left one man dead and two others injured.
Longview, Wash. -- Man, 62, dies after shooting. Neighbor, 48, accused in killing.
Houston, Tex. -- A man shot and killed his mother before shooting and killing himself Friday night in Harris County.
New Orleans, La. -- Police are investigating the murder of a man in the Lower 9th Ward Saturday night. He was shot multiple times.
Philadelphia, PA -- One person was dead and two were wounded in a shooting in West Philadelphia shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday night.
Seattle, Wash. -- A man with a gunshot wound to his chest found near Third Avenue and James Street was in stable condition at Harborview Medical Center.
Marrero, La. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting Saturday night in Marrero that left two men wounded.
Middleburg Heights, Ohio -- A 54-year-old man is being held on for shooting a 9 mm handgun seven times at the front windows at an unoccupied Middleburg Heights bar, in part because he was upset about the Connecticut school massacre, police said.
Altedena, Calif. -- Authorities said they are investigating a car-to-car shooting in Altadena early Saturday in which a gunman fired at the car of an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy.
Fayette County, Penn. -- Two bar patrons are hospitalized after being shot early this morning in a Fayette County. Police report that after two men were thrown out of the bar for fighting, they each pulled semi-automatic handguns and began shooting into the bar, wounding the two patrons.
Goodyear, Ariz. -- A 7-year-old boy fired a real gun Saturday, thinking he was playing with his air-gun pistol. The parents had both the air gun and real gun, a pistol, locked up. The boy found the key and thought the real gun was his air gun. No injuries reported.
Tuscon, Ariz. -- Four men were shot early Saturday morning outside a midtown strip club. One of the men has life-threatening injuries.
Atlanta, Ga. -- One person was shot in a DeKalb mall parking lot during an attempted carjacking Friday night.
Charlotte, N.C. -- A 20-year-old woman was shot in the leg as she and her boyfriend went to the aid of another woman who being assaulted.
December 22, 2012 edition
Cleveland, Ohio -- Police in the city's homicide unit are seeking a suspect after finding a man shot to death in his car.
Houston, Tex. -- Two people were discovered dead after deputies arrived at an apartment complex and heard gunshots coming from the residence.
Lebanon, Tenn. -- A 21-year old man was shot and killed; police have arrested a suspect.
Hoover, Ala.-- A 19-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman were shot to death Friday night inside a Hoover nightclub.
Tucson, Ariz. -- A 23-year-old woman was shot and killed Thursday night by a man against whom she had a restraining order, police said. She was shot multiple times in the parking lot of an apartment complex just before 10:30 p.m. The shooter later died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Penn Hills, Penn. -- Homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting of an 18-year-old male.
Key Largo, Fla. -- A woman allegedly shot her former lover in the thigh with a .22-caliber rifle after the two argued over her relationship with a new boyfriend.
Tucson, Ariz. -- Three people were shot early this morning at a midtown strip club, police said. One of the injuries was potentially life-threatening.
Salt Lake City, Utah -- Police were on the lookout for a man who reacted to a parking lot accident at a 7-Eleven store by pulling a handgun and firing at a fleeing pickup truck.
Tucson, Ariz. -- A 37-year-old man was arrested after authorities say he shot another man during an argument while at a home party.
December 21, 2012 edition
Sacramento, Calif. -- An argument and the sound of gunshots preceded the shooting death of a man in Meadowview last night.
Pierre, S.D. -- A 16-year-old boy is dead after a friend used a shotgun to shoot him in the chest following an argument over a paintball game.
Atlanta, Ga. -- Separate shootings leave 1 dead, 4 others injured
Prattville, Ala. – Police are investigating a Thursday night shooting that left an unidentified man dead.
Queens, N.Y. -- A 26-year-old man died after he was shot in the head by a lone gunman who entered the All Friends Grocery & Deli shortly after 6 p.m.
Oakland, Calif. -- Friends, family mourn Oakland grandmother shot on her way home from store.
Washington, D.C. -- Officers were called to the 4400 block of 6th Place about 9 p.m. last night, where they found a male who had been shot more than once, police said. He was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, officials said.
New Port Richey, Fla. -- Two people were hospitalized Thursday night after being injured during a shooting near a Dunkin Donuts, police said.
Memphis, Tenn. -- A dice game on Thursday ended with one players' girlfriend critically injured in a hail of bullets from three shooters, though she may not have been the intended target of the gunmen.
Scottsdale, Ariz. -- Andre Leteve was sentenced to death Wednesday in Maricopa County Superior Court for the premeditated shooting murders of his two sons, ages 5 and 1. The prosecution said Leteve committed the ultimate act of revenge against his wife, who was divorcing him.
December 20, 2012 edition
Houston, Texas -- Authorities have identified a 30-year-old woman who was found shot to death outside a home in far southwest Harris County early Thursday morning.
Georgia -- Boy, 14, found shot to death in Gwinnett County home
Akron, Ohio -- Akron man shot to death
St. Louis, Mo. -- (A Northland Avenue man) was shot to death Wednesday night and found in the street in front of his home, police say.
Chicago, Ill. -- Four men were wounded in separate shootings on the South and West sides Wednesday afternoon, police said.
Wentzville, Mo -- Barbershop patron accused of firing three times at another customer discussing the Connecticut school shooting
Charlotte, N. C. -- 18-year-old arrested in 'Good Samaritan' shooting; woman trying to help assault victim hospitalized after shooting
Millbrook, Ala. -- Millbrook police are looking for a man who walked into a gas station on Main Street on Wednesday night, struck and shot the clerk at least twice and fled on foot with the cash register.
Philadelphia, Penn. -- A 24-year-old waitress on her way home from work was shot in the back shortly after midnight on a South Philadelphia street, according to police.
Tampa, Fla. -- A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered by Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay for any information leading to an arrest in the armed robbery of a taxi driver who was shot in the chest this week.
Tillamook, Or. -- Loaded gun, accidentally left in Tillamook theater, found by seventh-graders.