A senior Republican politician is among five people wounded after a gunman opened fire at a baseball game in the US.
Steve Scalise was playing with fellow Congressmen and staff when a gunman peppered the baseball pitch with 50 bullets, according to eyewitnesses.
Congressman Scalise, the majority whip in the House of Representatives, was reportedly hit in the hip and police officers were also wounded, according to reports.
Donald Trump tweeted to say the Congressman was “badly injured but will fully recover”.
Representative Brad Wenstrup, an army veteran who was at the scene, reportedly said: “I felt like I was back in Iraq but without my weapon.”… read more
WASHINGTON — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, two law enforcement officers and several other people were among those shot at a Congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning in the Alexandria, Virginia neighborhood of Del Ray.
WHERE DID IT HAPPEN?
Alexandria Police were called to the 400 block of East Monroe Avenue, near Dewitt Avenue, after reports of multiple shootings. Officials said several people were injured, and victims were being transported to hospitals.
The ballfield is near a dog park, an Aldi and the YMCA on Monroe Avenue, off of busy U.S. 1. Police have shut down many of the roads surrounding the baseball diamond…. read more
Two adults were found dead in a classroom and two students are hospitalized in critical condition after a shooter walked on to the North Park Elementary School campus in San Bernardino on Monday and opened fire in what the police chief characterized as a suspected murder-suicide.
Authorities respond to an active shooter at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino on April 10, 2017. (Credit: Doug Saunders)
Authorities responded to the elementary school, located 5378 N. H St., to a report of an active shooter just before 10:30 a.m., according to San Bernardino City Unified School District spokeswoman Maria Garcia.
The preliminary information was that a total of four victims were being treated, according to a tweet from San Bernardino Police Department Chief Jarrod Burguan…. read more
CBC Montreal: The two men arrested following the deadly shooting at a Quebec City mosque Sunday night are Alexandre Bissonnette and Mohamed Khadir, Radio-Canada has learned.
Sources told CBC’s French-language service the identities of the two men on Monday morning.
Six men died in the shooting during evening prayers at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec (Islamic cultural centre of Quebec). Nineteen people were also wounded…. [read more]
Opinion by Prophecy Tracker: One of two gunmen shouted ‘Allahu Akbar!’ as they opened fire and is said to be of Moroccan origin.
The terror suspects were identified as Mohamed el Khadir and Alexandre Bissonnette, a court clerk told The Associated Press. The two men were arrested soon after the shooting at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre Sunday night and were expected to appear in court later Monday, police told reporters.
How ironic and sad that the terror attack took place on the same day that Canada’s Prime Minister, Justine Trudeau, criticized Donald Trump’s ban on migrants from 7 Muslim nations that are known hot beds for terror.
Trudeau said: “To those fleeing persecution, terror & war, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith. Diversity is our strength (hash) Welcome To Canada.”
- Gunmen opened fire during ‘teen night’ outside Florida nightclub
- Many youngsters feared among the wounded
- One shooter arrested, second at large – local media
- Comes six weeks after the Orlando nightclub massacre
- A history of mass shootings in the US since Columbine
At least two people have died and 17 others were injured after gunmen opened fire outside a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida.
It comes six weeks after a lone gunman shot dead 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
The venue, Club Blu, was hosting a teen night when the shooting take place, at roughly 12.30am on Monday morning.
Terrified youngsters were forced to “dodge cars and bullets” as they sprinted to safety, the mother of one girl who escaped uninjured said…. [read more]
The summary so far:
- Shots have been fired at the Olympia shopping mall in Munich, Germany. Multiple casualties have been reported according to German media, with estimates ranging from 10 to 15 dead.
- German special force police have arrived as Munich transportation
authorities say service has been halted on multiple train, tram and bus
lines after the shooting.
- Reuters add that the local police believes it is dealing with a “shooting rampage” following reports of a second shooter
- The shooter is on the run, German media reports, citing police.
Update 8: another video from the incident:
Update 7: another unconfirmed video has emerged:
Update 6: According to Reuters, local police believe there is now a “shooting rampage” in Munich…. [read more]