Los Angeles man sentenced to life for 5 random murders

ANGELS — A Los Angeles man who opened fire on random people in 2014, killing five and injuring seven others, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Alexander Hernandez, 42, of the city’s Sylmar neighborhood, was given multiple consecutive life sentences for the rampage. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s … Read more

Mikayla Paulus calls boyfriend Adam Simjee who was shot and killed in Alabama a ‘hero’

The girlfriend of a Florida student who was shot in Alabama by a woman claiming to need help calls him a “hero”. Adam Simjee and his girlfriend, Mikayla Paulus, both students at the University of Central Florida, were driving down a road when they were “flagged” by a woman, later identified as Yasmine Hider, who … Read more

2 gunmen open fire, killing man in New York yard: video

Two gunmen savagely opened fire in a Queens NYCHA yard – fatally striking a 24-year-old man, new video shows. Surveillance footage, released Tuesday evening, shows two young-looking suspects firing a flurry of bullets into the courtyard of the Redfern Houses in Far Rockaway – apparently aiming off-camera – around 6:20 p.m. Monday. Jabeon Bivins, 24, … Read more

Shooting at Shepard Recreation Center in West Philadelphia leaves five injured, leads to three arrests

Five people are injured and three suspects are in custody after 96 shots were fired outside a recreation center in West Philadelphia as children played inside Tuesday night. Police say at least two men in a white SUV began shooting shortly before 7 p.m. near the Shepard Recreation Center at 57th Street and Haverford Avenue, … Read more

Suspect arrested in broad daylight execution in NYC: cops

The suspect in the May broad daylight execution of a Virginia man on the Upper West Side has been arrested, authorities said. Donta King, 24, was arrested in Wilkes-Barre Township, Pennsylvania on August 1 – exactly three months after the murder of Ronald Thomas, 27, who was shot in the head while he was sitting … Read more

Shooting victims sue NYC over incident at notorious Umbrella Hotel

Two men seriously injured in a fatal shooting at a Queens hotel have sued the city for not closing the trouble-ridden boarding house after months of pleas and warnings from residents that someone might be killed there, The Post has learned. Shamel Bennett and Rukeem Cummings – who attended a 2021 New Year’s Eve party … Read more

Bronx shooting kills Jacob Borbon on 194th Street in Fordham – NBC New York

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested for murder two days after a teenager, also 14, was shot dead in the lobby of a Bronx apartment building overnight. Police responding to a call for a man shot dead on East 194th Street and Briggs Avenue in Fordham shortly after 1 a.m. Thursday found the teenager, later … Read more

School shooter’s brain exams to be subject to court hearing

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida — A defense mental health expert in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz can determine when he realized the 23-year-old mass murderer was still having ‘irrational thoughts’ – the the two spoke little when Cruz began to outline plans for a possible life outside prison. Wesley Center, a Texas … Read more

5 Americans Among East Jerusalem Shooting Victims: Reports

Five Americans — including a family from Brooklyn — were among eight victims of a Sunday morning mass shooting in Jerusalem, according to reports and officials. Two of the US citizens are being treated at Hadassah Medical Center and three at Shaare Zedek Medical Center, CNN reported. Four of the five American victims were part … Read more

Philadelphia gun violence: Two dead and nine injured after five separate shootings Friday, police say

Two people were killed and 10 were injured in six separate shootings across Philadelphia last night, police said. The violence began shortly after noon when police said a 6-year-old boy was grazed by a bullet in the arm while sitting in a car on the 1600 block of West Glenwood Avenue north of Philadelphia, NBC10 … Read more