Baltimore is on track to have 300 homicides in 2018, which would mark the fourth year in a row that the city has hit that mark.
The shootings at a Parkland, Florida high school and the massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh were some of the deadliest mass shootings in the U.S. this year. News of other mass shootings, however, seemed to have only reached local audiences.
Two unrelated shootings took place in Woodbridge, Virginia, Sunday evening. One involved a police officer, the other one resulted in two deaths.
Three men were rushed to the hospital after a shooting in Southeast D.C. and two other people were shot in separate incidents later Thursday afternoon, continuing a streak of gun violence in the District that has outraged the community and put pressure on city leaders to respond.
“They are disputes between known parties. Somebody introduces a firearm into that dispute, and the next thing you know, we have somebody shot, somebody killed,” D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham said Tuesday on WTOP.
The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office in Virginia released dashcam video that shows the pursuit of Gregory Lee, who is suspected of killing his wife, along Interstate 95.
D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham tweeted that he was “very disheartened” by the flood of “senseless” shootings.
“These are all interpersonal disputes: long-standing, known parties that have devolved tragically into solving a problem with a gun,” Hank Stawinski said.
The tactic by Dallas police to use a bomb robot to kill a sniper is one may be controversial, but former Maryland attorney general Doug Gansler says it is not inherently unconstitutional.
A Northeast D.C. man has been arrested for Wednesday’s daylight shooting near Rhode Island Avenue. In recent weeks, there have been at least three shootings in broad daylight, two of them deadly.
Shannon Johnson is being hailed as a hero, a bright light in a month that included mass shootings in Paris, Colorado, and now San Bernardino, California.
WASHINGTON — A series of shootings outside office buildings late at night had police in several Virginia cities scratching their heads. Now, they say they’ve found the man responsible. Fairfax County Police say 29-year-old Matthew…
WASHINGTON — The son of former state Sen. Edward Houck, D-Spotsylvania, killed the boyfriend of his former domestic partner, before killing himself. Todd Houck, the 36-year-old son of Edward Houck, confronted his former partner and her…
WASHINGTON — One person is dead and six others injured in two separate shootings in D.C. Monday night. Five men were shot in the area of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue and Mellon Street in Southeast Washington…
WASHINGTON — A girl who has been reported as young as 8 years old in age was shot Friday night in Southeast D.C., according to the District’s Metropolitan police. The child was shot in the arm…
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