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A suspect in a mass shooting was taken into custody, butdid not identify the person or say why they believe the individual to be involved. They are seeking a second suspect.
In an initial account, at least 13 people were injured early Saturday morning. That number rose to 14.
UPDATE: Officials say there are now 14 victims; one additional person ‘self-transported’ to hospital. Two critical, the others are stable. “Almost all of those victims are innocent bystanders,” Interim Chief Joe Chacon said.
Two sheriff's deputies fatally shot man during arrest attempt, prompting new wave of unrest in Minneapolis
The man, ID'd by family and friends as Winston Boogie Smith, was wanted on a state warrant for illegal possession of a firearm, U.S. Marshals say.While authorities did not immediately release the man's name, family and friends identified him as Winston Boogie Smith, a 32-year-old father of three.
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911 received a call of shots fired at 1:24 a.m. Saturday morning, said Interim Police Chief Joe Chacon in an initial press conference. The incident happened in the 400 block of East 6th Street, he said. This is just an estimatedto the state capitol building. It was amid increasingly dense crowds like that seen pre-COVID 19, according to the police account.
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NEW VIDEO: Witness video shows chaos unfolding on Sixth Street after last night’s mass shooting in.
“It seemed as if everybody around was in a state of disbelief and shock not knowing how to emotionally react or respond to what was happening,” Noah Ramirez tells.
'Keep dancing Orlando': Five years later, Pulse nightclub shooting survivors seek to embody strength of LGBTQ community
The early-morning attack at a gay nightclub in Florida on June 12, 2016, left the LGBTQ community grieving and on edge during Pride celebrations.It was the nation's deadliest mass shooting, a uniquely shocking and undesirable mantle that Orlando held for only one year before an attack left 60 dead during a country music festival in Las Vegas. In a country plagued by gun violence and an almost steady stream of mass shootings, the death toll in Orlando was shocking and thrust the city at the epicenter of conversations about gun control reforms and terrorism.
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Anyone with information or video of the incident is asked by police to call the APD Aggravated Assault Unit at 512-974-TIPS, the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-TIPS, or the.
Before news about the apprehension, a suspect was described early as a Black male with a black shirt, skinny build, and dreadlock-type hair. This was not detailed because of the “chaotic” nature of the incident, Chacon said.
The motive behind the incident remains unclear, but the chief described this as a one-off situation.
“This does appear to be an isolated incident between two parties,” he said in a press conference, according to.
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Hong Kong newspaper increases print run after arrests .
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily on Friday increased its print run to 500,000 copies as residents showed support for the beleaguered press freedom a day after police arrested five top editors and executives and froze $2.3 million worth of assets on national security charges. The raid on the paper's offices followed by the arrests on Thursday marked the first time the sweeping national security law, which Beijing imposed on Hong Kong last year, was used against the media, one of the symbols of civil liberties in the semi-autonomous city that don't exist elsewhere in China.