Tag: shot

Rapper Lil TJay Shot Multiple Times in New Jersey, Suspect Arrested

Authorities in New Jersey arrested three people early on Wednesday in connection to an attempted armed robbery that left two people wounded, including Bronx-born rapper Lil TJay. The 21-year-old rapper, whose legal name is Tione Jayden Merritt, was shot multiple times at a Chipotle Restaurant in Edgewater, New Jersey, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office said in…


South Carolina Deputy Killed in Ambush, Suspect Hospitalized

SPARTANBURG, S.C.—A deputy was fatally shot while being “ambushed” when he approached a home in South Carolina where someone called about a domestic disturbance, authorities said Wednesday. Spartanburg County Deputy Austin Derek Aldridge was shot as he approached the home around 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, Lt. Kevin Bobo said. The suspect then drove off and tried…


Quebec Coroner Investigates Case of Teen Shot Dead by Provincial Police in 2018

A coroner’s inquest is underway in the death of a Quebec teen who was killed by provincial police four years ago while he was allegedly holding an air pistol. Riley Fairholm, 17, was shot dead in the early morning of July 25, 2018, in a parking lot of an abandoned restaurant in Lac-Brome, Que., about…


Two-Legged Street Dog That Was Shot in the Head Finds Happy Home

It’s a miracle that she survived the gunshot and still never shows hatred for humans. (Video courtesy of Lara Pleasence and Soi Dog Foundation) …


16-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot Near Chicago’s ‘Bean’ Tourist Attraction

CHICAGO—A curfew banning unaccompanied minors will be implemented after a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot near “The Bean” sculpture in downtown Chicago’s Millennium Park, which is among the city’s most popular tourist attractions, city officials said Sunday. Police said the teen was shot in the chest at about 7:30 p.m. Saturday near the giant, mirrored…


Police: Man Shot Performer Who Scared Group at Haunted House

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.—A performer who scared a group at a South Carolina haunted house was shot by a man who said he thought he was grabbing a prop gun as part of the experience, police said. The employee at the Zombie Experience at the Hollywood Wax Museum Haunted House in Myrtle Beach was hit in…


Intruder Shot by Secret Service Near Peruvian Diplomatic Residence

WASHINGTON—U.S. Secret Service officers shot an intruder at a home after a confrontation on Tuesday morning, the service said, on the same block as the Peruvian ambassador’s residence in Washington. None of the uniformed division officers of the Secret Service were reported injured, a spokesperson said. There was no information on the intruder’s injuries or…


Intruder at Peruvian Ambassador’s House Fatally Shot by Secret Service

WASHINGTON—U.S. Secret Service officers fatally shot an intruder at the Peruvian ambassador’s residence after a confrontation on Wednesday morning following a reported burglary attempt, authorities said. The ambassador, Oswaldo de Rivero, and his family were at home at the time but neither they nor their staff were injured, said Rodolfo Pereira, the Peruvian Embassy’s press…


Sheriff: 2 Wounded, Suspect Dead, in Shooting at South Carolina Plant

ANDERSON, S.C.—A former employee shot and wounded two workers at an industrial plant in South Carolina before taking his own life, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Fraenkische plant in Anderson County. Two people were wounded, one critically, and taken to a hospital, county Coroner Greg Shore told local media….


Police: Man Shot After Running Over Worker, Stabbing Another

HOUSTON—Officers shot and wounded a man early Tuesday when he charged at them with a knife after he killed a construction worker with the worker’s own stolen truck, crashed into the lobby of a Houston high-rise, and then stabbed someone else, police said. The suspect carjacked the 59-year-old construction worker’s truck shortly before 3:30 a.m.,…