Gunman

Christchurch mosque shooting: Australia open to taking gunman back from New Zealand

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said while New Zealand has made no official request the Australian government was open to taking him back.

published on : 28th August 2020

Armed man takes 'around 20' hostages on bus in Ukraine

Ukrainian media reported that gunshots could be heard at the scene. It wasn't immediately clear whether anyone has been injured.

published on : 21st July 2020

Canada mass shooting: Casualties rise to 18, gunman believed to be eliminated

Police did not provide a motive for the killings. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the gunman killed at least 18.

published on : 20th April 2020

In deadliest shooting spree in Canadian history, man in police disguise guns down 16

Police first announced that they had arrested shooter Gabriel Wortman, 51 at a gas station in Enfield, outside Halifax, but later said he had died.

published on : 20th April 2020

Thai gunman among 27 dead in 'unprecedented' mass shooting

Twenty-six people including civilians -- the youngest a 13-year-old boy -- and security forces were killed by the rogue soldier, said Thailand's prime minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha.

published on : 9th February 2020

The relentless cycle of school shootings in the United States: A timeline

There is roughly one school shooting a week in the United States, according to Everytown for Gun Safety, an organization that is pushing to limit the proliferation of firearms in the country.

published on : 19th May 2018

What you should know about the gunman in France

The rap sheet against Redouane Lakdim, who lived in nearby Carcassonne, eventually drew deeper scrutiny by investigators worried he was at risk of Islamic radicalisation.

published on : 23rd March 2018

16 hurt in deadly French jihadist shooting, two seriously: President Emmanuel Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron said all evidence suggested that it was a terror attack — the first one since he became president in May.

published on : 23rd March 2018

Florida school shooting suspect was flagged as threat: report

Administrators considered him enough of a potential threat that one teacher said a warning was emailed last year against allowing him on the campus with a backpack.

published on : 15th February 2018

Five dead in California shootings, including gunman

Authorities say a series of shootings in rural Northern California left five people dead, including the shooter, and that two children were among the wounded.

published on : 15th November 2017

Texas Church shooting: Gunman's punishment spotlights military justice

Unlike their civilian counterparts, military judges and juries don't use sentencing guidelines. The result is often widely disparate sentences for the same or similar offenses.

published on : 11th November 2017

Texas Church shooting: Eyewitnesses say gunman looked for survivors, children to execute

Devin Patrick Kelley, who killed 26 people in a church shooting, went through the pews looking for survivors to execute and his first targets were children.

published on : 8th November 2017

Texas Church shooting: Mass-killer had conviction that barred gun purchase

The latest US mass shooting again raised questions about gun control but President Donald Trump dismissed them and instead praised a gun-owner who opened fire in an effort to stop the killer.

published on : 7th November 2017

Texas Baptist church shooting: At least 26 killed in one of US' deadliest massacres

The gunman, a 26-year-old veteran who had faced a court-martial and was dishonorably discharged from the Air Force, was found dead in his car which had crashed.

published on : 6th November 2017

Las Vegas: Mass shootings in the age of ‘precarious manhood’

Stephen Paddock, the man who killed 59 concert-goers in Las Vegas was 64 years old, much older than the other mass shooters of recent infamy, all of whom were less than 30 years old. 

published on : 5th October 2017
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