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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Shootings

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One of Pennsylvania slain had been decorating hall for children's party
Police still trying to discover motive behind shooting of three people in a rural area of Pennsylvania.
NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun'
The US’ powerful gun lobby group, the National Rifle Association, has called for armed police or guards to be deployed in every school in the country.
Bells sounded in Newtown to mark a week since shootings
26 bells were sounded – one for each of the victims of last week’s shooting – after a moment of silence.
Four days after massacre, children return to school in Newtown
Sandy Hook elementary remains closed, though, and children have been invited to attend alternative schools next month.
Column: The Troubles may have quietened, but the trauma lives on
Although the peace agreement came into effect in 1998, the pain didn’t stop for many, writes Richard Barklie.
No apology but Taoiseach to 'reflect' on meeting with Kingsmills families
Enda Kenny met with families of the ten victims as well as one survivor of the 1976 massacre by the IRA in South Armagh today.
SA miners charged with colleagues' murders after police shootings
Prosecutors have charged 270 mine workers over violent confrontation with police sparked by mining strike.
Memorial service for South African miners takes place
A widow of one of the men collapsed during the service, which remembered the 34 miners who died during last week’s strike.
Norway's police chief quits after Breivik report
A major report this week found that Norwegian authorities could have stopped Anders Behring Breivik.
Gunman arrested after Texas shootings dies
The gunman was reported to have shot a number of people near the A&M University campus this afternoon.
Colorado shooting victims being laid to rest in Ohio, Texas
Matt McQuinn, who dived in front of his girlfriend during the shooting, and Jessica Ghawi, who survived another random shooting just months earlier, will both be laid to rest today.
Families of Colorado shooting victims plan their goodbyes
Meanwhile, a Maine man has admitted to police that he brought a gun with him to a screening of the new Batman movie.
Man arrested after Clonsilla shooting
A male in his 20s received minor injuries in the incident.
Verdict of Norway’s Breivik trial expected later this summer
Court says verdict won’t be out for at least a month after the hearings end in late June.
Tulsa residents fearful after shootings which leave three dead
Investigators in the US city believe the shootings, which also injured two others, could be linked having taken place within a three mile radius of each other.
US offers $10 million bounty for Pakistani 'mastermind of Mumbai attacks'
Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, 61, is believed to have plotted the 2008 attacks in which at least 166 people were killed.
Former student gives himself up after college killing spree
The death toll from the shootings in California has now risen to seven.
Father of Toulouse gunman 'will sue France' over son's death
Meanwhile, it’s emerged that footage filmed by Mohamed Merah was sent to a TV station before he was killed by police.
Girlfriend of murdered French soldier to wed posthumously
Sarkozy’s office has indicated approval for the pregnant woman’s appeal to marry her late partner.
French investigators consider serial killer in soldier shootings
Three paratroopers have been shot dead in separate but similar attacks in France this week.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest stories – plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.
Man and woman killed in fatal Roscommon shootings
A 44-year-old man and 30-year-old woman were found dead in two cars in Cloonfad, Co Roscommon, last night.
Massereene trial shown CCTV footage of attack
The trial of two men accused of murder and attempted murder at the Massereene army base in Antrim in March 2009 began yesterday.
Trial of Massereene accused to begin in Antrim today
Two British soldiers were killed and a pizza deliveryman injured in the shooting at an army barracks in March 2009.
Gunmen shoot 13 Shiite Muslims in Pakistan
The men were ordered off a bus and then executed by suspected Sunni Muslim extremists yesterday.
Four more weeks of solitary for Norway twin attacks suspect
Judge says Anders Behring Breivik, 32, considers his solitary detention “a sadistic torture method.”
Syrian army moves into Hama after massive demonstrations
Day 112 of the Syrian Revolution and Assad’s crackdown on the anti-government movement continues as tanks move on the city of Hama.
Man shot in ankle in 'punishment-style' Belfast shooting
A 22-year-old is wounded in Saunderson Court in North Belfast, while a 20-year-old is separately shot in Tyrone.
Two injured in separate Dublin shootings
The incidents happened overnight in the Finglas and Dolphin’s Barn areas of Dublin. No arrests have yet been made.
Two Americans shot by gunman at Mexican border
The two men were killed while waiting in line at a border crossing in Tijuana in the early hours of Monday morning.
Cumbria killings inquest hears gunman did not respond to police texts
Inquest into Lake District killings hears gunman appeared calm when he raised his gun to victims and had not responded to repeated police efforts to contact him.
Inquest hears Cumbria gunman shot twin brother 11 times
Bird killed 12 people before shooting himself dead in June 2010. His first victim was his brother David.
Man arrested after mum, her two children and friend found dead
Second family tragedy in Munster as two children – aged 1 and 3 – are stabbed to death.
2 tourists shot outside New Delhi mosque
Preparations for Commonwealth Games thrown into disarray as two Taiwanese tourists shot at major tourist attraction.