gun

  • Gun found in preschooler’s backpack was loaded, police say

    MARIETTA, Ga. — Marietta police now say a gun found in a preschooler’s backpack by school officials on Wednesday was loaded. According to the department, they were contacted by workers at First Baptist Church in Marietta when they found the handgun in the backpack of a student of their...
  • Stoneman Douglas teacher arrested after leaving gun in public bathroom

    (CNN)A teacher at the Parkland, Florida, high school where 17 students and teachers were shot to death was arrested for allegedly leaving a loaded gun in a public bathroom. According to a Broward County Sheriff’s report, Sean Simpson removed his 9mm Glock pistol while using the bathroom at the...
  • 1 student dead, another hurt by gun in Alabama high school

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Birmingham closed one of its largest schools for a thorough safety sweep Thursday after metal detectors and other security measures failed to keep students from handling a gun in a classroom where one 17-year-old was fatally shot and another wounded in an apparent accident. Birmingham Interim...
  • Middle school student brought gun to campus, police say

    GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. – Some Gwinnett County parents are on alert Tuesday morning after the district said a student brought a gun to school. We’re working on gathering more information for Channel 2 Action News.  Dr. Eli Welch, the principal at Shiloh Middle School, sent the following message to...
  • Arizona police fatal shooting of unarmed man at hotel (VIDEO)

    PHOENIX – (AP) — Authorities have released the unedited video of an Arizona police officer fatally shooting an unarmed man outside his hotel room as officers responded to a call that someone there was pointing a gun out a window. The 18-minute body-camera video was released shortly after former...
  • Man ‘accidentally’ shoots himself and wife in church!

    Police in Tennessee say a man accidentally shot himself and his wife while showing off his gun in church. Tellico Plains Police Chief Russ Parks told The Knoxville News Sentinel that members of the First United Methodist Church were talking about guns in churches. Parks said the man pulled...
  • Church Staff are now being trained for active shooter scenarios!

    The Sherman police department is hosting a training class geared toward church security. The deadly church shooting in Sutherland Springs has churches across the nation reviewing their safety plans. “We live in a word that seems to be getting more and more dangerous,” Sherman First Baptist Church Pastor Dr....
  • Man seriously wounded among 3 shot in city attacks!

    A man who was seriously wounded Saturday morning was among three people wounded in two separate shootings on the Far South and West sides. The latest shooting happened around 9:15 a.m. in the 1300 block of South Troy Street in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, Chicago police...
  • WATCH: K-9 takes down suspect in violent confrontation captured on video

    FAYETTE COUNTY, Ga. – Cellphone video shows a violent confrontation between police and a robbery suspect. The incident happened Sunday on Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree City.  Police said Charles Heard had already been arrested for robbing an elderly woman, then released on a technicality. Another warrant was issued, which...