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# Shooting

This month
May 2023
# Belgrade
Girl wounded in Serbia school shooting dies, bringing death toll to 10
The girl had been in a critical condition with head injuries following the attack on 3 May.
# Dublin
Four arrests over shooting of Gary Carey in Kilmainham car park
Two men and two women are being held at various Garda stations across Dublin.
# wilton manor
Gardaí appeal for information on silver saloon car seen at time of Cork shooting
A man in his 40s was injured in the incident.
# Sindelfingen
Two people dead as man opens fire at Mercedes-Benz factory in Germany
A 53-year-old suspect has been taken into custody, a spokesman for the Stuttgart prosecutor’s office said.
# Texas
'Thoughts and prayers are not enough,' says Biden following mass shooting in Texas
A heavily armed man stormed a shopping mall, shooting dead eight people and wounding several others before he was killed by police.
# Firearms
Minister commits to meeting gun groups before any changes made to firearm ownership rules
A public consultation on proposed changes to firearm ownership rules is now open.
# Shooting
Woman killed and four others wounded in shooting at Atlanta medical facility
Officers said the gunman is believed to be Deion Patterson and that he is considered armed and dangerous.
# Shooting
Man accused of killing five neighbours in Texas is arrested
The man is accused of attacking his neighbors after they allegedly asked him to stop shooting his semi-automatic rifle because the noise was keeping a baby awake.
Last month
April 2023
# Shooting
Armed attack kills 10 people in Ecuador port city overnight
Local police confirmed the death toll in Guayaquil, which has become one of the country’s increasingly bloody centers of a turf war between rival drug-trafficking gangs.
# film set shooting
Case against Alec Baldwin over fatal Rust shooting has been dropped, say actor's lawyers
The Hollywood actor had faced two counts of involuntary manslaughter over the shooting on the set of the movie in October 2021.
# US
Man charged with murder after four shot dead at house in Maine
Three people were also shot in their vehicles on a highway 40 kilometres away.
# Kansas City
85-year-old white man charged after allegedly shooting black teen who rang doorbell in Missouri
Ralph Paul Yarl, 16, is in critical condition after he was shot twice, once in the head.
Man arrested in Belfast as part of investigation of John Caldwell shooting
The man is the 16th person to be detained as part of the investigation into the shooting of the PSNI detective in Omagh in February.
# louisville
Bank employee who killed five people in US shooting live-streamed the incident on social media
The gunman has been identified as 25-year-old Connor Sturgeon.
# Gun violence
Mother of six-year-old who shot teacher in Virginia charged with child neglect
The woman was also charged by a grand jury with “misdemeanor recklessly leaving a loaded firearm so as to endanger a child”.
# Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin will not have to appear at court in person for preliminary hearing, judge decides
He faces two charges of involuntary manslaughter over the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins in October 2021.
Five people dead and eight injured in shooting in Kentucky
US police believe the suspect, who died in the assault, was a former employee.
# Gardaí
Man arrested in connection with Eddie Hutch Snr murder released without charge
A man in his 40s was arrested yesterday in connection with the 2016 murder of Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch’s brother.
# Jerusalem
Israeli police kill man at Jerusalem’s holiest mosque
The compound which houses Al-Aqsa Mosque is also revered by Jews as the Temple Mount, the most sacred site in Judaism.
March 2023
# Gun violence
Nashville school shooter had seven guns hidden at parents' house
Hale shot dead three children and three adults during the attack at the Covenant School on Monday.
# nashville
Gunwoman shoots three children and three adults dead at Nashville school
The heavily-armed shooter killed three children and three staff members.
# Shooting
Two Israelis wounded in West Bank shooting
The attack is the latest in spiralling violence in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that has claimed the lives of 100 people so far this year.
# Hamburg
Gunman who killed eight people at Jehovah’s Witness hall in Germany was former member
The attacker left the community 18 months ago ‘not on good terms’, police said.
# Cartel
Mexico arrests five cartel members following the kidnapping and killing of Americans
A cartel decided to hand the perpetrators over to authorities because they acted without the authorization of their bosses.
# Courts
Two men on trial for attempted murder of teenager in alleged 'premeditated hit'
The male teenager was shot in the neck, cheek and leg after he got into a taxi and suffered life-threatening injuries.
# Omagh
PSNI seek new information one week after shooting of Det John Caldwell as two more men arrested
A 33-year-old man was arrested in Omagh and a 57-year-old man in Belfast today.
February 2023
# det john caldwell
'No going back': Crowds gather in Omagh to demand end to paramilitary violence
Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell was shot at a sports centre in front of his young son this week.
# Florida
Pregnant US inmate seeks release because unborn baby is innocent
Natalia Harrell faces a murder charge after fatally shooting another woman while taking an Uber.
# orange County
Gunman returns to Florida murder scene, kills reporter and child
A 19-year-old suspect has been arrested.
# Derry
Man hospitalised after being shot four times in legs during abduction outside Coleraine
The man, aged in his 30s, was bundled into a car and had a hood placed over his head before being driven outside the town and shot four times.
# Shooting
Tributes paid to Irish auxiliary bishop shot dead in Los Angeles yesterday
The 69-year-old Cork man was remembered by colleagues as a ‘peacemaker’ and had served the LA community for 45 years.
# Shooting
Police ‘have no idea’ of motive of gunman who killed three at Michigan State University
Three people died and five remain in critical condition in hospital after the shooting.
# Halyna Hutchins
Victim's family sues Alec Baldwin over fatal film set shooting
Halyna Hutchins was killed when a Colt .45 that Baldwin was holding went off during rehearsals in New Mexico two years ago.
# Shooting
Man charged and due in court after Irishman killed in shooting in Australia
The incident happened in the New South Wales province.
# Castlerea
Garda tells murder trial of attempts to perform CPR on Garda Colm Horkan after shooting
Garda Helen Gillen recounted how she saw two men “grappling” before one stumbled backwards after being been shot.
January 2023
# Courts
Second man admits facilitating gang in murder of Thomas McCarthy
Charles McClean (32), of St Mark’s Drive, Clondalkin was arraigned before the Central Criminal Court this morning.
# US
Three shot dead at party at luxury home near Beverly Hills
Four others are being treated in hospital, two of them for critical injuries.
# Israel
New gun attack in east Jerusalem after synagogue mass shooting
The two shootings marked another dramatic escalation in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
# Involuntary Manslaughter
Lawyer for Alec Baldwin says decision to prosecute him is a ‘terrible miscarriage of justice’
Baldwin will be charged with involuntary manslaughter over the death of Halyna Hutchins on the set of the film Rust in 2021.
# euston
Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after drive-by shooting at London church
The 22-year-old man was arrested shortly before 4pm on Sunday.