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5 injured in shooting outside Texas Roadhouse

February 19th, 2018 - Comments »

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — San Antonio police confirmed Monday that five people, including a 6-year-old boy, were injured in a Sunday night shooting in the parking lot of a popular West Side San Antonio steakhouse.

Police said the victims had been shot outside Texas Roadhouse in the 2800 block of Cinema Ridge near Ingram Park Mall, about 8:40 p.m.

Authorities said two victims were in critical condition Sunday night but the boy was not seriously injured.

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said the 6-year-old was shot in the leg, and his injury is not considered life-threatening. The other victims were in their 20s.

Cleveland police investigate 3 East Side homicides in 24 hours

February 19th, 2018 - Comments »

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Authorities are investigating Sunday after three people were killed within 24 hours on the city’s East Side.

Cleveland police Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia said Sunday two of the homicides are confirmed shooting deaths, while the third body was found burning in a rubbish fire Saturday evening.

Ciaccia said the first homicide took place about 4 a.m. Saturday at Priceless Consignment Boutique, near the intersection of East 141st Street and St. Clair Avenue in South Collinwood neighborhood.

Ciaccia said the store’s 27-year-old owner and his 55-year-old uncle were working inside the shop when three men burst through the door and began shooting.

Suspect in Austin police chase, shooting killed

February 19th, 2018 - Comments »

AUSTIN, Texas – Austin police said a suspect was killed after he allegedly led officers on a police chase that ended in an officer-involved shooting.

Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said Monday the incident started at about 5:30 p.m. and took place across three different locations.

Manley said the preliminary investigation states the incident began with a disturbance between roommates and a potential kidnapping at the 3300 block of Parker Lane.

The chief said the residents left that address after the disturbance and headed toward the 4800 block of Nuckols Crossing Road.

Texas DPS Trooper shot suspect in car chase

February 18th, 2018 - Comments »

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A Department of Public Safety trooper and the suspect he had pursued through Guadalupe and Bexar counties were reportedly injured in a shootout Sunday afternoon.

The trooper reportedly initiated a stop of a black Chrysler 300 sedan shortly after 3 p.m. for a traffic violation in Guadalupe County on FM 78.

Trooper Deon Cockrell, a DPS spokesman, said it was not known what type of violation had allegedly occurred.

Cockrell said the male driver gave the trooper a false name during the stop and as the trooper was attempting to arrest the man, a scuffle ensued.

Cleveland 2-year-old hit by bullet meant for neighbors

February 15th, 2018 - Comments »

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A gunman trying to aim at their neighbors who owed him $120 for a marijuana debt reportedly injured a 2-year-old Cleveland child as she slept in bed with her mother.

Deshun Lewis, 23, is charged with felonious assault and possessing a gun as a felon.

The shooting reportedly occurred about 9:30 p.m. Sunday on Guthrie Avenue near West 65th Street and Madison Avenue in the Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood.

Lewis’ bond was set at $250,000 when he appeared for arraignment Wednesday in Cleveland Municipal Court, records show.

17 people, gunman killed in Florida school shooting

February 15th, 2018 - Comments »

PARKLAND, Florida – Authorities said a heavily armed 19-year-old who had been expelled from a South Florida high school reportedly killed 17 people Wednesday as he opened fire on campus shortly before classes ended.

The alleged attack reportedly occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, a school of more than 3,000 students in a tiny suburb northwest of Fort Lauderdale.

The Broward County sheriff identified the suspect as Nikolas Cruz, who had been kicked out from the school for “disciplinary reasons.”

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said the suspect was captured after a manhunt that transfixed the region and forced a nearby school into a lockdown.

Cleveland man accused in fast food restaurant robbery spree

February 15th, 2018 - Comments »

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Police said a 33-year-old Cleveland man allegedly carried out a string of robberies at fast food restaurants on the city’s East Side, targeting some locations twice within a two-week period.

Alvin Martin is charged with five counts of aggravated robbery and one count of carrying a concealed weapon.

The first two robberies reportedly occurred about 8 p.m. Jan. 21 at Popeyes on Carnegie Avenue and East 71st Street, and Burger King on Euclid Avenue and East 85th Street.

According to records, police at the time believed the robberies were related, but investigators weren’t able to track down any suspects.

Man charged in death of pregnant woman in Amarillo

February 14th, 2018 - Comments »

AMARILLO, Texas – A 31-year-old man was arrested Monday on a capital murder charge in connection with the death of a pregnant woman in 2016.

Anthony Dwion Richards was arrested in the killing of Charlesetta Telford and her unborn child. He was booked into Potter County jail, where he remained Wednesday in lieu of $500,000 bond.

Potter County District Attorney Randall Sims, who issued the arrest warrant Sunday, said his office has “to have sufficient evidence,” and he believes it does.

Sims said he “chose to file a capital murder” charge as opposed to filing two separate murder charges.

Fort Worth officers fatally shot domestic disturbance suspect

February 14th, 2018 - Comments »

FORT WORTH, Texas — Fort Worth police officers fatally shot an armed suspect during a traffic stop on Wednesday afternoon in north Fort Worth.

Fort Worth Police Department Sgt. Chris Britt said the shooting reportedly occurred about 3 p.m. at Presidio Junction Shopping Center in the 3000 block of North Tarrant Parkway.

Britt said officers were earlier dispatched to an unidentified business for a domestic-related 911 call.

“The call details said that the potential suspect was displaying a handgun,” said Britt.

“The officers, once they got on scene, were able to locate that suspect and follow him to this location where they stopped him to investigate the disturbance.”

Resident killed, suspect critically injured in South Side home invasion

February 14th, 2018 - Comments »

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A Tuesday night home invasion on the South Side reportedly left one man killed and another critically wounded.

Police said two suspects, at least one of whom was armed, allegedly broke into a home in the 300 block of Regina Street around 11:45 p.m.

Authorities believe one other suspect waited outside. One of those who broke in allegedly ordered a 50-year-old resident to the ground, and then went into another room where he confronted a second resident.

Police said the suspect and the second resident began to struggle, and a single gunshot was fired.