JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35, Orlando) -- Jacksonville Jaguars offensive tackle Richard Collier was shot while waiting for some women outside an apartment early Tuesday and sustained life-threatening injuries, authorities said.
Collier, 26, and former Jaguars player Kenneth Pettway were waiting in a car when a gunman shot into the vehicle, said Jacksonville Sheriff's Office spokesman Ken Jefferson. Collier was shot several times but it's not… Continue
A man whom police alleged shot himself accidentally after a struggle with offficers Thursday night at Interstate 70 and Lucas & Hunt Road died about 9:40 p.m. Friday at an area hospital.
St. Louis County police identified the man this morning as Tyrone Hart Jr., 23, of the 10400 block of Balmoral Drive in Glasgow Village.
Police ran a license plate check about 11:40 p.m. Thursday of a car at a Shell station on Lucas & Hunt. It… Continue
A 7-year-old boy who was shot in the head after a city parade on Saturday remained in critical condition Sunday night. Police said the shooting may have been gang-related.
Tyreke Marquis of Hartford was one of seven people injured in the shooting — one fatally. Ezekiel Roberts, 21, of Hartford, died in the shooting. Roberts is a distant relative of Police Chief Daryl K. Roberts.
The youngest of the seven victims was a 17-month-old girl who, a… Continue
A bullet grazed the head of a 16-year-old girl who was an innocent bystander during a drive-by shooting late Friday, police said.
The shooting occurred at 1126 Hoover Road in the Hoover Road Apartments complex shortly before midnight.
The girl was transported to Duke University Medical Center, and officers believed her injuries were non-life-threatening.
Police did not release more details about the… Continue
Chicago police overnight shot and killed an unidentified armed man who shot at police and then barricaded himself in a gangway on the South Side, police said.
The gunman hit one officer's shoe and the bulletproof vest of another, but wounded neither one, police said. He also opened fire with his semi-automatic gun on a police helicopter hovering over the scene in the Auburn Gresham community, police said.
The incident marked the second time in less… Continue
A reputed gang member - who moved out of San Francisco after beating a murder charge when the star witness against him was slain - was ambushed and shot to death Saturday night when he returned to the city for work at a construction site in the Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood, authorities said.
Daniel "Dango" Dennard, 23, of Antioch was attacked as he was stopped on his motorcycle at a red light on… Continue
Doval Smith, 21-year-old twin, reputed gang member, ''person of interest'' in the 2006 shooting death of a teenage girl, was shot dead Monday morning in Opa-locka.
Officers found Smith dead at Northwest 143rd Street and 22nd Avenue about 1:30 a.m. Monday. Another man, also shot, was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital in stable condition, Miami-Dade police said.
Smith -- who spots the word ''twin'' tattooed on his neck -- was a reputed… Continue
At a Sunday night block party in Pompano Beach involving more than 100 revelers, the shooting of fireworks turned into a spray of gunfire that left one man dead, one gravely wounded and two others with minor gunshot injuries.
Two of the wounded were dropped off at Broward General Medical Center in a private… Continue
The gunshot sounded like thunder at first, but it was enough to wake Juanita Wiggins early Thursday morning. When she looked out the window of her Sycamore Street rowhouse in South Camden, she saw someone lying on the ground.
The she heard it.
"Someone yelled my name, 'Nita, Nita.' I thought, 'Oh my god, it's Kevin,' " she said.
By the time Juanita Wiggins got outside, she saw someone running around the corner and her… Continue
Growing up in north St. Louis, Demond Taylor knew he didn't want to be like the neighborhood drug dealers.
He worked as a security officer at St. Louis University for several years before becoming a certified police officer. He worked brief stints in the Berkeley and Jennings departments before going back to campus policing, this time at St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley in Ferguson.
Gunfire from a car killed a 15-year-old girl and paralyzed another teenager at a party outside a Mt. Washington home early Sunday, police said.
One of the dozen or so bullets fired at the teenagers outside 78 Pasadena St. tore into Raymond Reese's chest about 1 a.m. The other party-goers pulled her inside the house, where Reese of Mt. Oliver was pronounced dead at 1:07 a.m., according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's… Continue
The little girl in the hospital bed put on a brave face.
She said "cheese" when a photographer asked to take her picture Tuesday. She tucked into a slice of pizza delivered by a nurse. When asked how she felt, she said, "Fine," in that guarded, sing-song voice small children use with adults they don't know.
But whenever Talayha Mable, who will be 4 years old on July 4, moved her right leg, she twisted her face and cried out… Continue
A motorist was shot and critically wounded early today in St. Louis, the last of three shootings in a three-hour period.
The driver, 19, was being fired upon near Wells and Arlington avenues about 3 a.m. today. He was shot several times before crashing his car. The young man is expected to die, and St. Louis homicide detectives were called in.
After being hit, the driver struck a parked car… Continue