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Prosecutors: Doctor shoots colleague, himself dead in Germany

A doctor on Thursday shot his colleague dead before turning the gun on himself in a medical practice for radiology in the western German city of Marburg, prosecutor Christian Hartwig said.

Gunman dead after shootout with Houston police at strip mall

A gunman was dead after a shootout with Houston police early Monday at a strip mall in the Texas metropolis, authorities tweeted.

Suspect in Copenhagen arrested after shooting police in drug district

A man suspected of shooting two police officers and a civilian in the Danish capital Copenhagen sympathized with radical Islamist groups but that was not a motive in the crime, police said Thursday.

Copenhagen police hunt suspect who shot two officers and a civilian in Christiania

Two police officers were shot and one civilian injured during a police operation in the Christiania district of Copenhagen on Wednesday night.

Three dead in shooting at Izola hospital in Slovenia

Three people were shot dead including the attacker in an unclarified shooting at the Izola general hospital in the Slovenian costal town of Izola on Monday afternoon. 

Kuwaiti Aldeehani captures shooting gold - first for independent team

Kuwait shooter Fehaid Aldeehani captured the gold medal in Wednesday's men's double trap as part of the Independent Olympic Athletes team.

Josip Glasnovic wins trap shooting gold for Croatia

Croatia's Josip Glasnovic won his country's first medal of the Games as he secured gold, beating Italy's Giovanni Pellielo 4-3 in a shoot-off after the two tied their match 13-13.

Shooter Hoang gets first ever Olympic gold for Vietnam

Hoang Xuan Vihn wins a first ever Olympic gold medal for Vietnam, in the men's 10-metre air pistol shooting competition.

US shooter Thrasher wins first gold medal of Rio Games

American teenager Virginia Thrasher became the first gold medallist at the Rio Olympic Games on Saturday, in women's 10-metre air rifle shooting.

Berlin hospital patient kills doctor and himself in shooting

A patient of Berlin's Benjamin Franklin hospital on Tuesday injured a doctor and shot himself dead, and the doctor later succumbed to his wounds, Berlin police said Tuesday.

Florida night club shooting "not terrorism," police say

A shooting at a Florida night club that left two teenagers dead and more than a dozen wounded was not an act of terrorism, police said Monday.

Two reported dead, 17 injured, after shooting in Florida club

Two were reported dead and up to 17 injured after a shooting at a Fort Myers, Florida nightclub early Monday, reported local broadcaster WINK, citing local police.

Police: we don't know where Munich shopping centre shooters are

The situation in Munich is still unclear after the shooting at the Olympia shopping centre, police say.

At least one dead, several injured in Munich shopping centre shooting

At least one person was killed and several others injured on Friday in a shooting at the Olympia shopping centre in Munich, a spokesman for the Bavarian Interior Ministry told dpa.

Report: Police "neutralize" armed man near Ankara courthouse

Turkish police have "neutralized" an armed man near a courthouse in Ankara and are searching for additional suspects, CNN Turk reports.

Report: As many as three policemen shot dead in Baton Rouge

Seven policemen have been shot with as many as three dead in the US city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a city spokeswoman has told US broadcaster CNN.

Lawyer for US shooting victim: "This time must be the last time"

The lawyer representing the family of a black man who was fatally shot by police at a routine traffic stop in the US state of Minnesota confirmed on Tuesday that a lawsuit will be filed in the case.

Police in Dallas find no suspicious person in search

Police in Dallas say they found no suspicious person in a search of a parking garage near their headquarters in the Texas city.

Lone gunman kills five police officers in Dallas attack

Police Friday raided a home in the Dallas suburb of Mesquite, Texas, where the slain suspect in a shooting attack that killed five police officers lived, police said.

Number of Dallas gunshot victims rises to 12 officers, two civilians

The number of people shot in the Dallas, Texas, attack has risen to 14, according to the Dallas Morning-News.

Fifth officer dead in Dallas shootings, police say

A fifth police officer is dead after gunmen targeted officers during a public demonstration in Dallas, Texas, the city's police force says on its Twitter feed early Friday.

Dallas police hunt snipers after four officers shot dead at rally

The city of Dallas was in chaos in the early hours of Friday as police were hunting suspects after four officers were shot dead during a rally over the recent shootings of black men by police.

Four officers shot dead during Dallas rally

Four officers were shot dead in the US city of Dallas during a rally late Thursday over the recent shootings of black men by police.

Zitiste shooting highlights domestic violence, weapons in Serbia

Serbia was reeling Sunday from the mass shooting in which a jealous husband, armed with an assault rifle, killed his wife and four others, and wounded 20 more.

Man kills five, wounds 20 in Serbian shooting spree

A man opened fire with an assault rifle in Zitiste, a town 80 kilometres north of Belgrade, killing five people and wounding around 20, state TV RTS reported.

Two dead, several injured in shooting outside Texas dance studio

Two people were killed and several wounded after a shooting outside a dance studio in Fort Worth, Texas, early Saturday, an NBC affiliate reported citing police.

German cinema shooting was not terrorist attack, sources tell dpa

A masked, armed assailant killed by police after shooting up a German cinema was likely a lone perpetrator and not a terrorist, security sources told dpa on Thursday.

State ministry: Police kill suspect in German cinema shooting

A man suspected of shooting and injuring several people in a German cinema has been shot dead by police, according to the Hesse Interior Ministry.

Several people injured in German cinema shooting: report

Several people have been injured in a shooting at a cinema in the south-western German town of Vierheim near Frankfurt, the FAZ newspaper reports Thursday citing police.

Vigil in Orlando for victims of gay nightclub shooting

Thousands turned out for a vigil in Orlando late Monday for the victims of Saturday's shooting at a gay nightclub, as similar events were held around the world.

Obama: Orlando attacker self-radicalized, drew inspiration online

The gunman in a terrorist attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, appeared to have been self-radicalized from Islamist material online, US President Barack Obama said Monday.

US President Obama: Orlando shooting an "act of terror, act of hate"

Flags at the White House were lowered to half staff Sunday in mourning for what President Barack Obama called a "horrific massacre" in Orlando, Florida, where a gunman killed 50 people and wounded

FBI: Orlando killer phoned police about Islamic State during spree

The gunman who killed 50 people at a gay nightclub in an Orlando, Florida, called police during the massacre to talk about the Islamic State terrorist group, an FBI official said Sunday.

20 dead in mass shooting, hostage-taking at Florida gay nightclub

About 20 people died and 42 were injured in a shooting and hostage-taking early Sunday at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, police said.

Several injured in shooting at Florida gay nightclub, police say

A shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday left several people injured, police said.

Israel seals West Bank hometown of Tel Aviv shooters who killed 4

The Israeli military on Thursday sealed off the southern West Bank town of Yatta, home to two cousins who opened fire in a central Tel Aviv entertainment complex the previous night, killing four people and injuring five.

Report: Shooting at New York concert leaves one dead

One man was killed and three other people injured by gunfire backstage at a rap concert in New York late Wednesday, a news report said.

Three dead, 11 injured in shooting rampage at Austrian concert

A 27-year-old man shot dead two people and injured 11 others at a concert in Austria before turning his weapon on himself, police reported Sunday.

Eight Egyptian policemen shot dead in Cairo

Four gunmen shot dead eight policemen on Sunday in a Cairo suburb, the latest in a series of assaults targeting security forces in Egypt.

Police suspect murder-suicide in Texas air base shooting

Two men were killed in a shooting Friday at a US Air Force base outside San Antonio, Texas, Brigadier General Robert Labrutta said.

US Air Force confirms victims in shooting at Texas base

The US Air Force confirms a shooting incident with casualties at a base outside San Antonio, Texas.

Europe court: London police shooting inquiry did not violate rights

Decisions not to pursue criminal charges against British police in their 2005 shooting of a mistakenly identified suicide bomber did not violate the human rights convention, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled Wednesday.

Europe rights court to rule on 2005 London police shooting

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is due to rule Wednesday on the case of a Brazilian man shot by police in London after being mistakenly taken for a suicide bomber in 2005.

Israeli soldier filmed shooting knife attacker after threat ends

An Israeli soldier was filmed Thursday shooting a Palestinian attacker in the head, as he was lying injured on the road, no longer posing a threat.

Trial opens in Copenhagen shooting case; four face terrorism charges

Chief Prosecutor Bo Bjerregaard told TV2 shortly before the trial got under way that evidence included security camera footage and records of internet searches and telephone calls.

Reports: Seven dead after shooting spree in Kalamazoo, Michigan

A "strong suspect" is in custody in the city of Kalamazoo, Michigan, Sunday after a shooting spree in the northern US city that left at least seven dead, according to local TV stations citing police.

Three dead, at least two injured in Jerusalem shooting, stabbing

Three militants armed with a gun, knives and explosives injured two Israeli border policewomen in Jerusalem on Wednesday, before being shot dead, police said.

Teenager charged with four murders in Canadian school shooting

A 17-year-old is facing four counts of first-degree murder following a mass shooting in an indigenous community in northern Canada.

Four dead in shooting at first nation school in northern Canada

Four people died in a shooting in a remote northern community in the west-central Canadian province of Saskatchewan, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), announced Friday evening.

Five dead, two critically injured in school shooting in Canada

Five people are dead and two are in critical condition after a school shooting in a small Canadian community, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday.