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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.

Arrests made in killing of mom during Houston attempted carjacking

February 10th, 2018 - Comments »

HOUSTON, Texas – Two men were arrested and charged with capital murder in the killing of a 30-year-old woman Monday night in Houston’s Alief area.

Houston police said Jermia Guillory, 20, and D’Marquis Boone, 24, are responsible for murdering Kiesha Price, 30, at a southwest Houston gas station Monday night. Robbery is the motive behind the killing.

During a Friday news conference, Police Chief Art Acevedo praised the hard work by Houston police investigators, tactical unit, homicide, and Westside patrol to crack the case.

“We’re very confident in the case we built and charges we filed and we’re confident we’ll get convictions,” said Chief Acevedo.

2 Westerville police killed responding to 911 hang-up call

February 10th, 2018 - Comments »

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Authorities said two Westerville police officers were shot and killed Saturday while responding to a 911 hang-up call.

Westerville police Chief Joe Morbitzer said Officers Anthony Morelli, 54, and Eric Joering, 39, arrived at a residence on Crosswind Drive at 12:10 p.m. and they were “immediately met with gunfire.”

Officials said the officers may have walked into a “potential domestic” violence situation.

The chief said Joering, a 17-year police veteran, was pronounced dead at the scene. Morelli was taken to the hospital, where he later died. Morelli was a member of the city’s bike patrol unit.

Cleveland woman hit with bullet while watching TV

February 9th, 2018 - Comments »

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A 53-year-old Cleveland woman watching television on the couch was struck Thursday when someone allegedly fired several bullets into a West Side home.

A Cleveland police report states the shooting occurred shortly after midnight at a house on West 95th Street south of Madison Avenue in the Cudell neighborhood.

A bullet reportedly struck the woman in the buttocks and traveled through her body and exited through her abdomen.

The report says she was taken to MetroHealth, where police were told that she would be released later on Thursday.

Teen killed in revenge shooting at South West side

February 9th, 2018 - Comments »

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – A 19-year-old man was shot to death by three masked suspects early Friday at a mobile home park on Southwest Side.

Police said the three suspects reportedly confronted the victim and another person around midnight in the Valley Ridge mobile home park in the 8600 block of Southwest Loop 410.

Police said the victim allegedly robbed one of the suspects sometime prior to the shooting.

The suspects and victim reportedly began fighting. During the struggle, two suspects pulled out guns and opened fire, striking the victim in the chest. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.