A former US naval reservist killed 12 people in a shooting rampage at a military base in the heart of Washington on Monday, exchanging fire with police before losing his own life.
The New York Police Department on Tuesday offered a $12,000 reward to witnesses who could help them find the person who shot dead a 16-month old boy in Brooklyn.
A military jury sentenced a US Army officer to death Wednesday for carrying out an Al-Qaeda inspired mass shooting on the Fort Hood base in Texas that left 13 dead.
Murders and shootings in New York have dropped to a new low, the mayor's office announced Tuesday, as the city's controversial stop-and-frisk policy comes under fire in the mayoral race.
Police in New York City shot dead a 14-year-old US boy as he was chasing and shooting at another male before dawn on Sunday.
On July 16 Kazakhstan national team won the third gold at the Univarsiade in Kazan.
Kazakhstan women's national team has earned the third place in skeet shooting at the 2013 Universiade in Kazan.
Kazakhstan athletes have won the third place in the air rifle shooting by the team count at the Universiade in Kazan.
Suspected Islamists shot dead nine students as they sat an exam in an attack on a private school in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg personally wrote Wednesday to hundreds of Big Apple donors, asking them to stop funding four Democratic senators who opposed tougher gun laws in Congress.
An officer of a special rapid reaction unit was killed during a special operation in Yermenssai village of Almaty oblast.
A Chechen man shot dead by the FBI during questioning on his links to the Boston Marathon bombers was unarmed.
Two employees of the US embassy in Venezuela were shot and wounded early Tuesday in the capital Caracas, in a murky incident that local media and a police source said took place at a strip club.
Gunshots erupted ahead of a foot race for peace in Rio de Janeiro favela on Sunday, delaying the start by an hour as police stepped up security along the route.
Shots fired from Syria hit the central Israeli-occupied Golan Heights overnight, a military spokeswoman said Monday morning, causing no harm or damage.
Nineteen people were hurt in a shooting at a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans Sunday.
The accidental shooting death of a two-year-old at the hands of her five-year-old brother has revived the perennial gun debate in the United States, where weapons are made just for kids.
Italy's new coalition government was sworn in on Sunday, but a ceremony symbolising a fresh start for the recession-wracked country was overshadowed by a shooting outside government headquarters.
A French teenager who used a Kalashnikov to shoot three men dead obtained his murder weapon on the Internet.
Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against the man accused of killing 12 people in a crowded US cinema last year.
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