An employee at a Rite Aid warehouse in Harford County fatally shot three co-workers and injured three others before killing herself Thursday morning. The sheriff’s office identified the suspected assailant as a 26-year-old woman. The shooting was one of three to erupt in US workplaces in the space of 24 hours.
Gunman Javier Casarez killed 5 people including his ex-wife before killing himself on Thursday in Bakersfield, California. The attacks show ‘strong indications’ of connection to a domestic violence case, but authorities continue to investigate motives. The shootings took place within a 40-minute window and ended when Casarez was confronted by a sheriff’s deputy.
At least three people were dead and 11 injured after a gunman opened fire Sunday afternoon during a video game tournament in Florida that drew professional players from around the world. The gunman, who police said killed himself, is among the dead. The shooting occurred at the Madden NFL 19 competition at Jacksonville Landing, a popular waterfront shopping and dining area in the heart of downtown Jacksonville.
A 60-year old man shot and killed his father and stepmother in a nursing home after killing two other people at the couple’s home on Friday. Police found 3 bodies in the nursing home room with a handgun near gunman Richard Starry. Police say ‘evidence points to a murder-suicide’ with motive yet to be determined.
The owner of the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas, where 58 people were killed in a 2017 mass shooting, filed a lawsuit against over 1,000 victims of the shooting. The lawsuit attempts to avoid liability and dismiss claims against the hotel. A lawyer for several victims said the lawsuit is ‘verging on unethical.
In the deadliest attack involving journalists in the US in decades, a man stormed the newsroom of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland with a shotgun and smoke grenades, killing five people and injuring two others. The suspect in the ‘targeted attack’ is Jarrod Ramos and reportedly unsuccessfully sued the newspaper in 2012 for defamation.
Two gunmen opened fire at an annual 24-hour art and music festival in Trenton, New Jersey just before 3 a.m. Sunday, injuring at least 22 people. Police arrested one suspect and fatally shot the other. Several weapons were confiscated by police and the shooting appeared to be related to a dispute among people at the festival.
At least 10 were killed on Friday at Sante Fe High School when 17-year old Dimitrios Pagourtzis opened fire during a first period art class. The victims included eight students and two teachers. Incoming National Rifle Association President Oliver North said students ‘shouldn’t have to be afraid’ of shootings caused by ‘a culture of violence.’
Travis Reinking who is accused of killing four people at a Waffle House in the Nashville-area was arrested on Monday after a 34-hour manhunt. Reinking surrendered but refused to make a statement or answer questions. Reinking is charged with four counts of criminal homicide and is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.
A nude gunman identified as 29-year old Travis Reinking killed four when he opened fire at a Waffle House in Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday. Authorities seized weapons from Reinking last year after he attempted to cross a White House security barrier. Police are still searching for Reinking who fled the scene of the shooting.