US Shootings

Shun hate speech, UN tells leaders after US shootings

US Democrats accused President Donald Trump of stoking racial divisions after the weekend killing of 32 people in Texas and Ohio, but he responded with a condemnation of "racism, bigotry and white supremacy." UN rights spokesman Rupert Colville welcomed Trump`s remarks, though he also said the high commissioner for human rights, Michelle Bachelet, backs stricter gun controls. 

Aug 06, 2019, 21:32 PM IST

Here are the worst mass shootings in US history

A shooting at a Baptist church in Texas on Sunday resulted in multiple casualties. 

Nov 06, 2017, 01:47 AM IST

Two bailiffs, suspect dead in US courthouse shooting

"A US inmate shot dead two bailiffs on Monday at a courthouse in the state of Michigan before responding officers returned fire and killed him", authorities said.

Jul 12, 2016, 11:56 AM IST

Two shootings in Washington suburbs; one dead, three wounded

One person died and three were wounded in a pair of shootings Friday in the suburbs of Washington, and police are investigating if they are linked.

May 06, 2016, 23:49 PM IST

Eight killed in execution-style US shootings

Eight members of one family, including a teenager, were executed with a bullet to the head in rural Ohio on Friday.

Apr 23, 2016, 06:42 AM IST

Obama seeks national effort to end mass shooting

A week after a gunman killed 9 people and himself at a college in Oregon, Barack Obama has sough national effort to end the spree of mass shooting incidents.

Oct 10, 2015, 09:35 AM IST

US saw 204 mass shootings in 2015: Report

 As yet another mass shooting in the US put the spotlight back on the contentious issue of gun control, media reports said that there have been 204 mass shootings in as many days in 2015 so far.

Jul 25, 2015, 10:17 AM IST

Suspect in 4 West Virginia killings found dead

A West Virginia man suspected in four killings in separate shootings was discovered dead in his truck of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after an hours-long manhunt, police said today.

Dec 02, 2014, 14:38 PM IST

Four killed in US shootings

At least four people were shot dead by a gunman in two separate but related shootings in Texas, US, Sky News reported Thursday.

Aug 08, 2013, 19:45 PM IST

Battle lines drawn as US Senate readies gun debate

The most significant US Senate debate on gun laws in 20 years starts Tuesday with the chamber introducing a bipartisan compromise on background checks, as both sides expect a razor-thin vote this week.

Apr 16, 2013, 09:32 AM IST

On-screen violence not to blame for shootings: Jennifer Lopez

Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez is convinced that the violence seen in Hollywood movies is not the only cause of the mass shootings that periodically shock the nation.

Jan 26, 2013, 10:35 AM IST

Adam Lanza ‘rarely spoke, could reassemble compute in minutes`

Adam Lanza was able to take apart and reassemble a computer in a matter of minutes, but rarely spoke to anyone.

Dec 23, 2012, 18:20 PM IST

US school closed after teacher finds loaded gun

An elementary school in state of Oklahoma was briefly locked down after a teacher found a loaded gun in his chair.

Oct 09, 2012, 12:43 PM IST