What we know about the West Texas mass shooting

CNN(CNN) A shooting rampage in West Texas left at least seven people dead and more than 20 injured. Here's what we know. How the shooting unfolded. The rampage began Saturday at 3:13 p.m. (4:13 p.m. ET) when two Texas Department of Public Safety ...

September 2nd 2019


Texas shooter who killed 7 in Odessa, Midland identified

USA TODAYPHOENIX – The mass shooter who killed at least seven people and wounded 22 in the Midland and Odessa area of Texas has been identified as 36-year-old Seth Ator. At a Sunday afternoon news conference, Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke said police ...

September 1st 2019


Death Toll In West Texas Shooting Rampage Now At 7

NPRUpdated at 12:04 p.m. ET. The death toll from a mass shooting in the West Texas cities of Midland and Odessa has risen from five to seven, according to Odessa Mayor David Turner. The mayor said that at least 18 remain injured — including a 17-month-old ...

September 1st 2019


Death toll in West Texas shooting rampage rises to 7

PoliticoMIDLAND, Texas — The death toll in a West Texas shooting rampage increased to seven Sunday as authorities investigated why a man stopped by state troopers for failing to signal a left turn opened fire on them and fled, shooting more than 20 people as he ...

September 1st 2019


'They're shooting right there': Eyewitness video shows Odessa, Midland, Texas shooting

USA TODAYHarrowing eyewitness video from near Odessa and Midland, Texas, appears to show a shootout with police during a mass shooting Saturday. At least 7 people were killed and 21 injured when a routine traffic stop turned into a deadly shooting rampage, ...

September 1st 2019


Everything We Know About the Drive-By Mass Shooting in Odessa

New York MagazineFive people were killed and another 21 injured in a mass shooting on Saturday in West Texas which began with a traffic stop in Midland and became a horrifying drive-by rampage along the highways and streets of nearby Odessa — where the gunman was ...

September 1st 2019


A shooting rampage that left 5 dead started with a traffic stop in West Texas

CNNAfter he opened fire during a traffic stop Saturday in Midland, the gunman drove on the streets and the highway, spraying bullets randomly at residents and motorists. He then hijacked a postal truck and ditched his gold Honda, shooting at people as he made ...

September 1st 2019


Texas: shooting that killed five and injured over 20 began with traffic stop

The GuardianFive people were dead and a child under two years old was among more than 20 wounded after a man stopped by Texas state troopers for failing to signal a turn opened fire, hijacked a mail truck and went on a rampage, shooting people at random.

September 1st 2019


Texas gun law changes take effect one day after deadly shooting near Odessa and Midland

USA TODAYA bulk of gun law changes took effect in Texas on Sunday, loosening restrictions just one day after a mass shooting near Odessa and Midland left at least 5 people dead. The laws open more opportunities for Texans to have firearms and store ammunition in ...

September 1st 2019


Texas shooting: Rampage leaves five dead

BBC NewsAt least five people have been killed and many more injured in the second mass shooting in the US state of Texas in a month. First to be shot was a policeman who stopped the gunman's car between the cities of Midland and Odessa. The gunman went on to ...

September 1st 2019


What we know about the deadly shooting in Midland-Odessa, Texas

USA TODAYAt least five people are dead after a gunman hijacked a postal service van and shot at at least 21 people, Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke said Saturday. The gunman, who was shot and killed by police, was described as a white male in his 30s. Authorities ...

September 1st 2019


Texas Shooting Leaves 5 Dead and At Least 21 Injured Near Odessa

The New York TimesHOUSTON — Five people were killed and at least 21 others were injured in a brazen daylight drive-by mass shooting in the West Texas cities of Midland and Odessa on Saturday, as a gunman drove on the highways and streets opening fire on residents, ...

September 1st 2019


West Texas mass shooting leaves 5 dead and 21 wounded

Los Angeles TimesFive people are dead and 21 wounded in West Texas after a shooter opened fire from his vehicle Saturday in the Odessa and Midland area, police said. The shooter was firing at random from his car, hitting multiple people, including several law enforcement ...

September 1st 2019


Shooter killed in West Texas after 5 people died, at least 21 injured, police say

CNNAt least 21 people were injured, including some who were wounded by the shooter, Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke said at a news conference. Gerke said three law enforcement officers were injured: one from the Department of Public Safety, one officer ...

September 1st 2019


At Least 5 Dead, Several Injured In West Texas Shooting

NPRPolice say a man hijacked a postal truck and began shooting people at random in the Midland and Odessa area of Texas on Saturday afternoon, in a chaotic afternoon that ended with police shooting the gunman dead. Odessa Police Department officials say ...

September 1st 2019


Pennsylvania officials demand action on guns after violent shootout

CBS NewsLawmakers in Philadelphia on Thursday called for action on gun reform after an hourslong standoff left six police officers wounded. The officers were left with non-life-threatening injuries, and officials said they were amazed no one died in the dramatic ...

August 15th 2019


'Nothing short of a miracle': Dramatic standoff with Philadelphia gunman ends with no loss of life

USA TODAYAt one point, with hundreds of officers pinned down by erratic gunfire, a SWAT team rescued two officers trapped upstairs with handcuffed prisoners in the north Philadelphia home. In the end, the police tactics worked as the shooter, with his hands up, was ...

August 15th 2019


Philadelphia Shooting Suspect Surrenders After Standoff

The New York TimesUpdate, Aug. 15: Here's what we know about the Philadelphia shooting. PHILADELPHIA — Six Philadelphia police officers were shot during a standoff with a gunman on Wednesday that began when they tried to serve a narcotics warrant and ended more ...

August 15th 2019


'We have to do something': Mayor calls for gun control after Philadelphia shooting; suspect identified

USA TODAYPHILADELPHIA – A gunman is in custody after opening fire and wounding six Philadelphia police officers in a tense hourslong standoff that ended early Thursday. The gunman surrendered just after midnight when police fired tear gas into the home he was in ...

August 15th 2019


Philadelphia shooting standoff lasted 8 hours. Suspect's lawyer called him to help end it

CNN(CNN) For hours, bullets flew and gunpowder wafted through the streets of North Philadelphia. Police officers trying to serve a narcotics warrant entered a row house in the Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. As they got toward the kitchen ...

August 15th 2019