WASHINGTON, District of Columbia – Authorities said they have arrested a North Carolina man who allegedly walked into a popular pizza restaurant in northwest Washington Sunday carrying an assault rifle and fired one or more shots.
Edgar Maddison Welch, 28, of Salisbury, has been charged with assault with a dangerous weapon.
Welch reportedly told police he had come to the restaurant to “self-investigate” a false election-related conspiracy theory involving Hillary Clinton that spread online during her presidential campaign.
Police reportedly swarmed the neighborhood after receiving the call shortly before 3 p.m.
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Authorities said a male teenager was found stabbed to death early Sunday in the city’s Cudell neighborhood.
Police spokeswoman Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia said police responded about 4:30 a.m. to a house on the 2000 block of West 105th Street where officers reportedly found a 14-year-old boy “obviously deceased” in an upstairs bedroom.
Ciaccia said the victim, identified as Jason Davis, was stabbed in the neck.
Officials learned during their investigation that an 18-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man were in the house with Jason at the time of the stabbing. The duo reportedly left sometimes after the incident.
EL PASO, Texas – Authorities are searching for a couple who are accused of breaking into several vehicles, stealing credit cards and using them at various stores.
The El Paso Police Department is asking for the public help in locating the suspects. The case is Crime Stoppers of El Paso’s Crime of the Week.
Officials said the couple allegedly broke into a vehicle that was parked in the Planet Fitness gym, 725 N. Resler Drive, parking lot on Oct. 30.
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — The Harris County sheriff’s office announced on Friday that three teenagers have been charged with capital murder in the shooting death of a 4-year-old girl during a robbery.
Ava Castillo’s mother and 10-year-old sister were injured in the Nov. 14 robbery as her family was unloading groceries in the parking lot of their Greenspoint-area apartment complex in Harris County.
Since then, police have been following leads, including a car caught on surveillance video.
The suspects were identified in court documents as Philip Battles, 18; Marco Alton Miller, 17; and Ferrell Dardar, 17.
CLEVELAND, Ohio – A 20-year-old Cleveland man is charged in connection with the death of his suspected accomplice during an armed robbery at a gas station that turned into a shootout.
A warrant was issued Tuesday for the arrest of Darnell Foster, charging him with aggravated murder in connection with the death of Irvin Greene, 21.
Another man was initially charged in connection with Green’s death, but his charges have since been dropped.
Police now believe Foster and Greene allegedly committed the robbery about 2:30 a.m. Sept. 23 at the Marathon Gas station on East 55th Street and Woodland Avenue.
AMARILLO, Texas – Police are investigating a robbery that reportedly happened over the Thanksgiving weekend, leaving two elderly victims injured.
APD reports state officers were called at 6:11 a.m. Monday to a robbery at a home in the 4100 block of Terrace Avenue.
The residents of the home, described as a female and male, ages 88 and 89, said their doorbell rang at around 6 a.m. and a male suspect reportedly told the woman he had her newspaper.
The female resident reportedly opened the door and the suspect pushed past her and into the house.
PALMVIEW, Texas — A 25-year-old employee at H-E-B allegedly shot and killed one fellow worker and injured three others Monday morning at the South Texas store.
Palmview Police Chief Christopher Barrera said Raul Lopez believed “everybody was out to get him.”
“He was paranoid. He felt everybody was out to get him,” Barrera said, who added that the suspect didn’t target a specific individual.
Barrera said Lopez faces one first-degree felony charge of murder and three second-degree felony counts of attempted murder.
Lopez allegedly fired 15 shots around 3:15 a.m. at a break room window of the H-E-B store at 1840 W. Palma Vista Drive in Palmview, hitting four employees.
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – One man was dead and nine other people were wounded in a mass shooting in New Orleans’ French Quarter neighborhood early Sunday.
Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said officers responded about 1:30 a.m. Sunday to the shooting at the intersection of Iberville and Bourbon streets.
The officer said none of the victims was an intended target when two other men began arguing and shooting.
Investigators continued searching Sunday night for the suspects, who fled on foot.
Mayor Mitch Landrieu said authorities believe the suspects are from out of town.
BRYAN, Texas – Police reportedly arrested a Bryan teen after they found him in a friend’s closet with a stolen handgun.
Keith Deshawn Gadison, 17, was arrested on Thanksgiving and was later connected to a burglary at another friend’s home.
Bryan police said officers were dispatched to a disturbance on Beaver Pond Court around 10 p.m. Thursday and found Gadison who had been hiding in a closet in the house.
Gadison was reportedly invited over by the homeowner’s daughter. Police searched the closet where he was hiding and found a 9 mm pistol in a laundry basket.