Via CNN A man distraught about his mother’s health shot and wounded a doctor at Baltimore’s prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital on Thursday before killing his mother and taking his own life, police said. The gunman was getting an update on his mother’s medical condition “when he became emotionally distraught” and pulled a pistol out of […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: A jewelry store owner in his mid-70s staved off an armed robbery in Montgomery County on Tuesday by firing his gun, possibly hitting one or both robbers, county police said. The two men remained at large Tuesday evening, police said. Authorities said the incident occurred about 2 p.m. at Sandro Jewelry […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Prince George’s County sheriff’s deputies shot and wounded a man early Thursday morning after the man apparently rammed one of them with a car outside Club Elite in Temple Hills, authorities said. The incident started shortly after 1 a.m. in the parking lot of the club, which is located in the […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: As authorities tell it, the wheelman wasn’t a man but a boy, 14, driving a silver Chrysler minivan with three passengers, at least two of them adults. When they were done shooting, police said, four victims lay dead or dying, and five others were bleeding from wounds. The assailants carried at […]

(Washington, DC) — DC police have taken three people into custody for questioning following shootings last night that left four people dead and six others wounded along South Capitol Street in Southeast. Police say the gunfire broke out near South Capitol and Atlantic streets as a group was standing outside an apartment building. They had […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: The California man who calmly opened fire on two police officers at an entrance to the Pentagon Thursday appears to have acted alone and was not connected to any terrorist plot, Pentagon police chief Richard S. Keevill said. The shooter, identified as 36-year-old John Patrick Bedell, was dressed in a business […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: The 89-year-old man accused in June’s fatal shooting at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum died Wednesday, according to his defense attorney and prison officials. James W. von Brunn, a white supremacist, died of undetermined causes while in custody of U.S. authorities in North Carolina, where he was undergoing psychological tests at […]

VIA EURWEB: The man police say went on a shooting rampage that left 13 people dead at Ft. Hood, Texas last Thursday was harassed because of his Muslim faith. Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan had been giving away his belongings and cleaned out his apartment telling friends and neighbors he was being deployed to Iraq. But […]

VIA REUTERS: KILLEEN, Texas (Reuters) – The death toll from an Army psychiatrist who opened fire at the Fort Hood Army post rose to 13 on Friday, and Army officials said the suspected shooter was hospitalized and on a ventilator. Suspected gunman Major Nidal Malik Hasan went on a shooting rampage at the Fort Hood […]