'Random' shootings, car rampages, knife attacks etc.


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An 18-year-old woman obsessed with the April 20, 1999 Columbine massacre committed suicide in a Colorado forest after authorities warned she might "commit an act of violence in the Denver metropolitan area" after flying into Denver International Airport and purchasing a shotgun.

he body of Sol Pais of South Florida was found at a campsite near the base of Mt. Evans in Clear Creek County, located approximately 45 miles west of Denver, according to Fox31, which posted a photo of a parking lot close to where her body was discovered.

Sol Pais was found near the Echo Lake Campground in Mt Evans, just outside Denver, on Wednesday morning (via the Daily Mail)

Pais traveled to from Florida to Colorado on Monday, where she went to a Littleton gun store and legally purchased a shotgun and ammunition after arriving at Denver International Airport, according to KMGH, citing an FBI spokesperson. The Denver FBI office was alerted to the potential threat early Tuesday by Miami FBI agents.


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BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:10 A.M.) – A massive blast hit the Idlib Governorate city of Jisr Al-Shughour this morning, resulting in tens of casualties.
According to preliminary reports from opposition activists in Idlib, a car bomb was detonated inside a popular part of the city.

Meanwhile, in Damascus, a car bomb was detonated in the Nahr Eshe District, which is located in the southern part of the city.
No casualties have been reported from the explosion in southern Damascus.

No group has claimed responsibility for either attack.
Update (10:40 A.M): One person killed and five others wounded in the Nahr Eshe District

Smoke arises in the Nahr Eshe District of southern Damascus after a car bomb was detonated along a road. Leith Aboufadel | AMN



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In one of his earliest posts, he suggested that “America needs another Vegas event,” an apparent reference to the 2017 mass shooting at a ]country music concert in Las Vegas where a lone gunman perched in a nearby hotel killed 58 people and wounded hundreds, the complaint alleged.

Domingo, who said he wanted to become a martyr, also made reference to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, according to the complaint. During one meeting in person with an FBI operative, he arrived carrying an AK 47-style assault rifle, telling the informant: “I just wanted to show you that I’m serious.”

According to a law enforcement database, Domingo is the registered owner of three semi-automatic rifles. An FBI spokeswoman said received a less-than-honorable discharge from the Army.

Prosecutors say Domingo contemplated drive-by shootings and detonating a bomb at the Santa Monica pier before deciding to bomb a rally scheduled for Sunday, April 28, in the Los Angeles suburb of Long Beach that he believed was organized by white nationalists.

Domingo and two FBI informants
visited the planned site of the rally to scout the best location to place explosives to cause the greatest casualties, authorities said, agreeing that they would leave the scene separately to throw off suspicion. He as arrested shortly after placing one of the mock bombs into the vehicle of an informant

The announcement of Domingo’s arrest came two days after a gunman opened fire in a San Diego-area synagogue, killing one woman and wounding three others, including the rabbi. John Earnest, 19, was arrested.
There was no indication the two incidents were connected.


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2 killed, 4 injured in University of North Carolina shooting on last day of classes
Two people have been killed and at least four injured in a shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Police reportedly have one male suspect in custody.

Shots were fired near the Kennedy building on the UNCC campus on Tuesday afternoon around 4:40pm and the campus was temporarily locked down in response, with the school issuing an alert advising students to remain in a safe location. As police swept the remaining buildings on the campus, students were released to reunite with parents or family members at a designated location.

Numerous emergency vehicles responded to the scene.
Two patients were dead on arrival and three more were in critical condition, according to police. Six victims in total were taken to to area hospitals.

Videos retweeted by local media show students running and walking away from the building where the shooting occurred and police running toward the building, as well as a high concentration of emergency vehicles, including helicopters flying overhead.

https://emergency.uncc.edu/ said:
⚠ NinerAlert: The campus remains on lockdown while police clear each building. This could take several more hours. Check email for more details.
Last year, a UNCC student was arrested and committed to a hospital after telling a doctor that he “could not wait to buy a gun and shoot the university up” and discussing an “explicit detailed plan…about killing and harming [UNCC] students and staff,” according to campus police. A search of his room turned up a copy of the school’s emergency response guide, with the section on dealing with active shooters attached to the wall – but no weapons. The student was banned from entering the campus.



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NFO THE DEPECHE / An individual retains at least four people in a trade of Blagnac, west of Toulouse, Place du Plan Port since about 16:15. Two shots were fired by the hostage taker to force down the police who asked a store employee to come back and describe the premises plan. According to our information, all the hostages are women. It could be the staff and the boss of the establishment.

Raid, BRI, CRS, deminers and firefighters are on site as the prefect of Haute-Garonne Etienne Guyot. A security perimeter of 300 to 500 meters was set up around this tobacco-press establishment of the Plan du Port, held by Monique Lelté for about 40 years.

Jean-Baptiste, a witness, told La Dépêche du Midi: "
He was under the blows of 4.30 pm I work at the travel agency. A policeman came with a handgun, he told me to go into the agency because there was a hostage taking place.

For now 20 minutes a first team of RAID has arrived, a second and third arrive.

All the avenue of Purpan is blocked, the firemen are there everyone is In terms of the hostage situation, it would be a gentleman who pointed the tobacco shop, the robbery would have gone bad I do not know why, he would have reassembled the store of the tobacco shop, seeing the police around him. then, we were told to stay well away, we were of course evacuated the travel agency

I work in. We all left together on the avenue of Purpan The third team of the Raid arrives with the big shields of defense ".



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8 injured, 2 arrested in Colorado school shooting
At least eight people were injured in a shooting at a charter school in Highland Ranch, Colorado, a suburb of Denver. Two suspects have been arrested.

Multiple people were shot at STEM School Highlands Ranch on Tuesday afternoon just before 2pm local time. Four victims are in serious condition, one is in fair condition, one is in good condition, and two are stable, according to Denver's KGMH-TV, which reports the victims were taken to three different hospitals.

Two suspects believed to be juveniles are in custody, though it is not known whether they are students. While police are still searching the school classroom by classroom, there is no longer believed to be a third suspect, according to Douglas County Undersherriff Holly Nicholson-Kluth. A lockout of all Douglas County schools has been lifted, but after-school activities have been canceled for the entire district.
---Why authorities indicate/order children to go out with their hands on their heads in shootings? as if they were criminals, they are terrorized enough ... sad to see those kind of images ...


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---Why authorities indicate/order children to go out with their hands on their heads in shootings? as if they were criminals, they are terrorized enough ... sad to see those kind of images ..
The second suspect was not named, but The Denver Channel wrote that multiple sources say “the second suspect, who is a minor, is a transgender male who was in the midst of transitioning from female to male.” The motive, the station alleges, “went beyond bullying and involved revenge and anger towards others at the school,” adding that one suspect “was involved in legal and illegal drug use and had been in therapy.”

On social media, Devon Erickson, a registered Democrat, expressed hatred for some Christians, and shared posts criticizing Donald Trump and praising Barack Obama, which you can see later in this article. ( John Fenton News Producer @CBSDenver and a pretty righteous dude overall)
Parents Emotional As They Reunite With Children After School Shooting

Authorities identified one of the suspects late Tuesday as 18-year-old Devon Erickson.

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Small update on yesterday's activtys in France.

Translated from French by Microsoft
Hostage taking in Blagnac: The suspect, known for acts of common law and arrested on 15 February during the movement of yellow vests, "claimed to be the armed arm of the yellow vests", according to a source close to the survey, quoted by AFP.

Blagnac : les otages du bar-PMU ont été libérées et le forcené arrêté
What do we know about the madman?

The kidnapper, a young man of "almost 18 years, was unfavorably known for cases of violence, including the police, theft, but also for his participation in December in a demonstration of yellow vests, where he had been arrested, "said the Toulouse prosecutor, Dominique Alzeari. "It was also not classified as dangerous," he added.

He left at his home "a mail, where he seems quite depressed
, or at least concerned about his state of health, and he refers to the movement of the yellow vests but ensuring that the act he wanted to commit n 'would not go beyond this approach finally a little spectacular,' according to the prosecutor.

The terrorist track was quickly dismissed by the investigators
. "But we are necessarily worried when we have a young man very determined and armed," according to the prosecutor. The suspect fired twice in the air at the beginning of the hostage crisis, according to a source close to the file. He "reportedly said that if the police intervened he would shoot at the police," she added.


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---Why authorities indicate/order children to go out with their hands on their heads in shootings? as if they were criminals, they are terrorized enough ... sad to see those kind of images ...
I don't approve of ordering the children to raise their hands to their heads, either. I feel - it makes them "an easier target" if one of the shooters is still in the building, as the kids walk single file outside? Psychologically, the authorities just made each one of those kids - a victim? It's all needless trauma and emotional distress on the child's part. If one of those students were my child, I'd be on the phone demanding an immediate School Board meeting and starting a Petition for interested Parent's to sign! It's a school/educational facility - not a Federal Corrections re-education prison!

One Student Dead and 7 Injured After 2 People Allegedly Open Fire at K-12 STEM School in Colorado

Colo. School Shooting Suspects ID'd as Male, 18, and Juvenile Female

A student is dead and seven more injured after a shooting at a K – 12 school located south of Denver, local police say.

Two suspects, an adult male and a juvenile male who are believed to be students, are currently in custody, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office confirmed in a press conference late Tuesday.

According to a tweet from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, authorities received reports that shots were fired at the STEM School in Highlands Ranch right before 2 pm

Tuesday evening the sheriff’s office confirmed that one 18-year-old student had died.

Students escorted at the STEM School | Hyoung Chang/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty

“It is with extreme sadness that we can confirm that 1 student at the STEM School was killed in today’s #stemshooting incident. The immediate family has been notified. Douglas County Coroner Jill Romann has not officially identified the student is stating it’s an 18 year old male,” the sheriff’s office said in a tweet.

At an earlier press conference, Douglas County Undersheriff Holly Nicholson Kluth said the investigation was ongoing and no motive had emerged as of yet.

“We are likely to have a criminal prosecution in this case,” Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock stated in a press conference on Tuesday afternoon. “We are working closely with the district attorney,” he said, noting that he was not able to release much additional information at this time.

However, he did provide an update on the condition of the victims, stating that some of them are in critical condition, some are in surgery, and some are in stable condition.

He stated that one of the suspects was carrying a handgun.

Students at the STEM School | Hyoung Chang/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty

According to its website, the STEM School is a free public charter school that teaches kindergarten through 12th grade. It has more than 1,800 students, with more than 500 of its students of elementary age, KMGH reported.

The STEM School | Hyoung Chang/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty

The Latest: Colorado school closes for week after shooting

A suburban Denver school where two gunmen opened fire, killing a teenager and wounding eight others, will be closed for the remainder of the week.

Douglas County School District officials made the announcement in an email Tuesday night and said crisis counselors would be available to all STEM School Highlands Ranch students, staff and families at a nearby church Wednesday.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office confirmed late Tuesday that 18-year-old Devon Erickson was taken into custody after the shooting. The other suspect is a juvenile whose name has not been released.

Sheriff Tony Spurlock says the gunmen were both students at the public charter school, which has more than 1,850 students in kindergarten through 12.


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A shooting at a crowd leaves one dead and three wounded in Mexico while interviewing an official --Spanish
In the middle of a merchant demonstration, an unidentified aggressor shot into the crowd and was later arrested.

One dead and three wounded was the result of a shoot-out in the center of Cuernavaca, in the state of Morelos (Mexico), when a state official was interviewed by the media.

An unidentified subject shot into the crowd just as some reporters were interviewing the head of the Social Development Secretariat of the Government of Morelos, Gilberto Alcalá Pineda, in downtown Cuernavaca, at around 10:15 a.m. (local) on May 8.

The interview took place in the middle of a protest by merchants.

After the aggression, four people were reported injured by gunshot wounds. Among them were three shopkeepers and a journalist.

The wounded merchants were identified as Jesús García, Roberto Castrejón and another person whose name is unknown. The injured reporter is René Pérez.

Minutes later, businessman Jesús García died after being shot, according to the Morelos Prosecutor's Office.

Subsequently, elements of the Mexican Army and the Attorney General's Office (FGE) arrived in the area to conduct the corresponding inquiries.

The authorities are still investigating whether there was a second shooter involved in the events.

Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator


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Re-runs work wounders. Stay tuned.

Survivors of a Colorado school shooting walked out of vigil for their slain classmate on Wednesday night in protest of politicians and other groups using it as a platform for gun control, a local report said.

The students from STEM High School, where two gunman killed a student and wounded eight others on Tuesday, began yelling from the stands that they “wanted to be heard” after two politicians and pro-gun control advocates addressed the crowd, according to the local NBC affiliate, KUSA.

They then stormed out of the vigil after Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet and Democratic Congressman Jason Crow addressed the crowd, The Denver Post reported.

The kids chanted “mental health” and hurled expletives at the media, according to the report.

The students returned, and some of them took the microphone, saying their grief being used for political purposes.

“What has happened at STEM is awful. But it’s not a statistic. We can’t be used as a reason for gun control. We are people not a statement,” one student said, according to video by KUSA.

“We wanted Kendrick to be mourned. We wanted all of you to join us in that mourning, but that was not allowed here. We all walked out. We were not kicked out,” another student added.

The vigil was organized by Team Enough, the student branch of gun-control group the Brady Campaign.

Highlands Ranch school shooting suspect makes first court appearance

At new's stands today. The new word of terror "militia".

Translated from French by Microsoft
Hostage-taking #Blagnac: the strange tale of Yanis, the "soldier of the yellow vests" [VIDEO] Prise d'otages de Blagnac : l'étrange récit de Yanis, le «soldat des Gilets jaunes»
" Non violent "

Calm, precise but sometimes having trouble answering all the questions, he would have reaffirmed to have been recruited by "an armed militia to become a soldier of the Yellow Vests". His passage to the act is a real underground crime.

A story above ground, even wacky,
which is difficult to perceive a bit of logic. Already arrested last December in a demonstration of Vests yellow, Toulouse, he would have met individuals believing that the barbeques around the roundabouts were not effective enough.

This obscure militia would have allowed him to perform several weeks of military preparation to plan other actions. At the end of this "training", the "leaders" of this secret organization, of which he can not specify who it is, would have handed him the handgun used for the taking of hostages. According to him, there were also ammunition that he removed from the magazine.

"Make a hit"

Still according to his statements, he opted to "make a coup", in a tobacco shop, instead of a service station, previously chosen in Blagnac by members of the militia. Reaffirming his non-violent nature, he did not want to hurt anyone.

Thus Yanis, recruited in the service of a dark radicalized organization forming soldiers near a park, and militant "for a more just state", arrives on his foldable electric bicycle in front of the tobacco shop, Place du Plan -du-Port, Tuesday, May 7, around 16 hours. He parks his two-wheelers and enters the sign with his alarm gun evacuating customers. He sequestered four women, including the boss and her daughter. He is polite, caring and does not use any physical violence. But Yanis has another obsession: to talk about him and intervene in a major media to make the militia known to the general public. He films live the hostage taking with an apparatus around his neck that he eventually destroys.



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A knife-wielding man slashed at a group of schoolgirls at a bus stop in Japan on Tuesday, killing one girl and an adult who may have been the father of one child, media reported.

Knife-wielding man slashes schoolgirls at bus stop in Japan, killing two
Local residents pray to mourn victims at the site where a stabbing occured in Kawasaki, Japan, May 28, 2019.  REUTERS/Issei Kato

Local residents pray to mourn victims at the site where a stabbing occured in Kawasaki, Japan, May 28, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Sixteen other girls between the ages of 6 and 12 and a woman were wounded in the attack by a middle-aged man who died later of a self-inflicted wound, broadcaster NHK said, citing police.

Police said an 11-year-old girl and a man, 39, were killed but declined to give further details. The 39-year-old, a foreign ministry official, was believed to be the father of one of the girls, NHK said.

The girls were students at Caritas Gakuen, a Catholic school in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo and were waiting to board their school bus when the suspect attacked, school officials said at a news conference.

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Friday May 31, 2019 - Shortly shortly after 4:00 p.m. local time, a gunman entered a Virginia Beach municipal center and started shooting indiscriminately.

At least 11 killed in shooting at US municipal center — police

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At least 11 people were killed and six hospitalized with various injuries after a gunman opened fire at people at a municipal center in Virginia Beach (Virginia), on Friday, the city’s police chief James Cervera said at a news conference aired by CNN and other leading TV channels.

"Right now I can tell you we have multiple casualties and multiple fatalities. We have 11 deceased victims, they are at the scene. We had six more victims who were transported to area hospitals. I do not have the condition of those victims at this particular time," he said.

"We do know that shortly after 4:00 p.m. this afternoon the suspect entered a building two. He's a longtime employee of public utilities. I will not release his name at this time and he immediately began to indiscriminately fire upon all the victims," the police chief continued.

"Officers entered, once the call went out the officers were at headquarters. They responded to building two, they secured as much of the victims as they could and then they engage with the suspect," Cervera said. "The suspect did shoot a police officer. Officers returned fire, suspect is deceased."

According to the official, the officer, who was shot, was saved by his bulletproof vest.

CNN quoted police sources as saying that a pistol and a rifle were found at the scene. The guns were purchased legally.

The White House press service said US President Donald Trump was informed about the tragedy.


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Virginia Beach gunman who killed 12 was disgruntled city engineer
Virginia Beach gunman who killed 12 was disgruntled city engineer

The gunman who killed 12 people at a Virginia Beach municipal building before dying in a shootout with police was identified on Saturday as a disgruntled city engineer and co-worker of most of the victims.

All but one of the victims from Friday's mass shooting in the coastal resort community were employed by the city, officials said, while the other was a contractor seeking a permit. Four people were wounded.

The gunman, DeWayne Craddock, had worked for the city's public utilities department for about 15 years, Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera said at a news conference. He declined to comment on any possible motive.

Police said the gunman was armed with two .45 caliber pistols and used an employee pass to enter secure areas before firing "immediately and indiscriminately" on victims while reloading with multiple extended ammunition magazines.
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