Police identify Tennessee church shooter who killed 1, injured 7

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Police have identified the Antioch church shooter who killed one and injured seven people Sunday as 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson, a Sudan-born longtime US resident.

Samson is from Murfreesboro, Tennessee and studied psychology at Mott Community College. However, according to his Facebook profile, he is from Khartoum, Sudan. Police said he is a legal resident in the US and moved here in the 1990s.

Samson’s Facebook suggests he is …

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Court denies Charleston shooter’s request to fire his Jewish & Indian lawyers

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A federal court denied convicted Charleston shooter Dylann Roof’s request to replace his two defense lawyers, who are Jewish and Indian. Roof called the lawyers appealing against his death sentence his “political and biological enemies.”

Roof, 23, killed nine and wounded three black parishioners at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June 2015. He told police he wanted to start a “race war.” He …

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Dallas removes Confederate statue dedicated by FDR

City of Dallas removes the statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee in Dallas, Texas, U.S., September 14, 2017 © Rex Curry / Reuters

City contractors in Dallas, Texas removed a statue of Robert E. Lee from the city park named for the Confederate general, as heavily armed police provided security in the early morning hours.

A crane removed the 14-foot, 6-ton statue, which featured the Civil War commander astride his horse Traveller and accompanied …

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Shooter at New Hampshire’s largest hospital ‘contained’ – report

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The Dartmouth–Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire has confirmed an active shooter on site, saying he is “contained,” local media reported.

The shooter at the Dartmouth–Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire has been “contained,” according to the editor of Union Leader, Trent Spiner‏ who cited the hospital.

“Shooter described as male, 6’1’‘, with salt and pepper blonde hair wearing a red camo shirt. If you see, call 911,” Spiner tweeted.…

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‘Stay inside & lock doors’: Active shooter search closes schools in Kentucky

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Schools in Harrison County, Kentucky, were cancelled Tuesday as police continue their search for a shooter who reportedly fired at a utilities helicopter before shooting at sheriff’s officers.

The shooter opened fire at the helicopter as it carried out checks on power lines near the city of Cynthiana, Kentucky State Police Trooper Charles Loudermilk told the Lexington Herald …

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Suspect arrested following active shooter situation at Ohio high school – police

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A suspect has been arrested following an active shooter situation at the Scioto High School in Dublin, Ohio, according to police. No injuries or deaths were reported.

“SWAT made an arrest, gun taken, no injuries. Excellent job by our officers!” Columbus Police wrote on Twitter. 

Police were called to the scene at around 8:30 local time on Friday, WCMH-TV reported.

Columbus Police announced the incident …

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2 dead, 4 wounded in library shooting in Clovis, New Mexico

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Two people have been killed and four others hospitalized, after police confronted an active shooter situation at the Clovis-Carver Public Library in Clovis, New Mexico.

Two people were killed and four others were hospitalized, a spokesman with the Clovis Police Department told RT America. The spokesman confirmed one arrest was made in connection to the incident, and that an investigation was underway.

At a Monday evening press conference, Police Chief …

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1 deputy dead, 2 officers wounded in Sacramento shooting – sheriff

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A Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputy has succumbed to his wounds, after he and two California Highway Patrol officers were shot. The suspected shooter was also wounded and has been arrested after a high-speed chase. Other suspects related to the incident have been arrested as well.

Deputy Robert “Bob” French, a 21-year veteran of law enforcement, was shot and killed Wednesday, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department confirmed. He died …

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3 officers shot in Sacramento, conditions unknown – sheriff

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Three police officers in California have been shot, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department. Three suspects, two women and a man, were detained after a high-speed chase.

One sheriff’s deputy and two California Highway Patrol officers were shot, according to the sheriff.

The shooting occurred near Fulton Avenue and Auburn Boulevard in the Arden-Arcade area of Sacramento, California, KOVR reported.

Sheriff’s office spokesman Tony Turnbull told the …

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Multiple fatalities as police respond to active shooter in Clovis, New Mexico – reports

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Multiple people have been killed, as police confront an active shooter situation at the Clovis-Carver Public Library in Clovis, New Mexico, according to local reports.

Air ambulances were dispatched, according to the Eastern New Mexico News, via police scanner traffic. One victim was reportedly taken to the Clovis Municipal Airport. The police scanner also purportedly said that a victim was hiding in a closet and seeking medical attention.

Police reportedly …

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