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3 dead, 7 injured in Louisiana theater shooting

July 24th, 2015 - Comments »

LAFAYETTE, Louisiana — Authorities said two people were killed and at least seven others were injured when a gunman opened fire Thursday night at a movie theater in Lafayette, La., before he committed suicide.

Authorities said there were about 100 people inside of the Grand Theatre at the time of the shooting.

According to Sgt. Brooks David of the Louisiana State Police, the alleged shooter, described as a white male, about 58, reportedly entered the theater by himself.

David said authorities know the identity of the suspect but are not yet releasing it.

2 men arrested in fatal club shooting

July 20th, 2015 - Comments »

FORT WORTH Texas — Authorities have arrested two men in connection with a shooting outside a South Hills after-hours club this month that left one man dead and two others wounded.

Lorenzo Guerrero

Lorenzo Guerrero, 23, and Roberto Gutierrez, 22, were arrested on murder warrants. Guerrero was arrested at a relative’s house Monday afternoon and Gutierrez was arrested following a traffic stop Sunday night.

Both are accused in the death of Aldwin Brown, 26, and were being held Monday in the Mansfield Jail with bail set at $100,000 each.

2 arrested in Western Horseman shooting

July 20th, 2015 - Comments »

AMARILLO, Texas — Amarillo police said Monday that two people have been arrested and charged in connection to a shooting early Sunday outside the Western Horseman Club Bar.

Samuel Mascorro, 28, and Amber Marie Gomez, 27, were booked into Potter County jail on charges of aggravated robbery.

Sgt. Chris Sheffield said officers were dispatched at 12:42 a.m. Sunday to the Western Horseman in the 2501 E. Interstate 40 on a reported shooting.

Reports say a 76-year-old man, who was bleeding from the head, had walked into the bar and asked for help. The victim, who was not identified by police, told officers he was walking to the bar when he was shot in the back of the head.

Man charged in boyfriend’s beating death

July 20th, 2015 - Comments »

AUSTIN, Texas — Police say a 20-year-old man allegedly beat his 18-year-old boyfriend to death early Friday morning after a night of drinking and an argument over infidelity.

Bryan Canchola

The death of Stephen Sylvester, of Austin, at the hands of his lover, Bryan Canchola, at their West Campus apartment was purely fueled by alcohol, a friend of the couple who was with them the day before said Monday.

An arrest affidavit said Canchola is facing a first-degree murder charge in the bludgeoning death.

Man killed in liquor store parking lot

July 12th, 2015 - Comments »

FORT WORTH, Texas – A 26-year-old man was fatally shot early Sunday at a liquor store that was also an after-hours nightclub.

The unidentified victim was pronounced dead at 4:21 a.m. at John Peter Smith Hospital, shortly after he arrived.

Patrol officers responded to the shooting call at about 3:50 a.m. Sunday at 5203 McCart Ave. in the parking lot of Liquorville.

Fort Worth police spokeswoman Cpl. Tracey Knight said a fight between two women broke out inside Liquorville, and security asked everyone to leave. Witnesses said the fight continued in the parking lot.

Shots fired near PNC Center

July 12th, 2015 - Comments »

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Authorities said no one was hit when shots were allegedly fired early Sunday near PNC Center in downtown.

Police responded about 3 a.m. to Euclid Avenue near East 9th Street after someone reported that a man was shot. Police spokesman Lt. Ali Pillow said officers found a large crowd at the scene, but no shooting victim.

The spokesman said a nearby window had been shot during some sort of disturbance. A PNC Center security guard confirmed a window had been boarded up after being struck.

A witness who lives nearby said that he heard six or seven gunshots shortly before police arrived. No arrests were made.

2 men arrested in Kohl’s theft

July 12th, 2015 - Comments »

AMARILLO, Texas — Amarillo police reportedly arrested two men Tuesday in connection with a theft at Kohl’s.

Officers responded at 2:46 p.m. to the store at 2610 Soncy Road on a theft that reportedly too place minutes before.

An APD news release states that a loss prevention officer reported that merchandise were stolen at the store by one or more of three men who then left the store. It was reported that they left in a dark-colored, full-size SUV.

The officers reportedly stopped the SUV while driving through the parking lot and recovered the merchandise that was stolen. Four men occupied the vehicle.

Man pointed BB gun at officers, fatally shot

July 6th, 2015 - Comments »

AUSTIN, Texas — Austin police said Monday that a 25-year-old man allegedly pointed a BB gun at police before they fatally shot him in North Austin on Sunday.

Police said Richard Munroe reportedly called police at approximately 3:50 a.m. on Sunday and the 911 dispatcher said he sounded distraught and made comments indicating he was suicidal.

When police arrived, Munroe had a weapon in his waistband or hand, officials said. Police tried to use a stun gun on him, but it was ineffective.

Police said Munroe briefly entered his house. The man then reappeared with what looked to be a self-inflicted injury.

Man arrested in 2011 PlayStation killing

July 6th, 2015 - Comments »

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – A 23-year-old man who had been on the run for over four years was arrested Saturday in connection with a fatal shooting in 2011.

Joshua Reyes will face a murder charge for his alleged involvement in the killing of Bryan Sendejo, 23. He is currently being held at the Bexar County Jail with bail set at $100,000.

Police said Sendejo told his parents on Jan. 4 he was going to meet an acquaintance at a gas station near his home in the 2200 block of South New Braunfels Avenue.

Woman charged in stabbing

July 4th, 2015 - Comments »

AMARILLO, Texas – A 39-year-old woman was reportedly arrested in northeast Amarillo for her alleged involvement in a stabbing on Thursday afternoon.

Viengthong Sikalasinh

Amarillo police reportedly found Viengthong Sikalasinh in the 4400 block of North Acres Drive on Thursday evening and arrested her.

Reports say officers responded about 2:40 p.m. to the 5400 block of Saratoga Drive on a report of a stabbing. The suspect, later identified as Sikalasinh, fled the area in a white Toyota Tundra.