There are reports of an armed person on the campus of Kean University in Union, New Jersey. Details are spare, but Runnin' Scared is gathering gathered all the information out there as the story develops.
Update, 11:50 a.m.: The campus has gotten the all-clear and ended the lockdown.More »
SPolicing have been hunting for Sang Ho Kim, a suspect in an East Garden City office shooting that left one dead, since Wednesday. Today, it appears the manhunt has come to an end. At 9:30 a.m., a body believed to be Kim's washed up on the banks of the Hudson River in Rockland County.
As seen on CBS New York Sang Ho Kim
According to NYPD data released yesterday, the shooting and murder rates are down in New York City, with comparison to this time last year; the former has dropped by 24 percent and the latter by 30 percent.More »
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The suspected gunman's mother, who is believed to have taught kindergarten at Sandy Hook Elementary, may have been killed at her home, according to ABC News. These details have not yet been confirmed. We reported earlier that the mother was killed in a school classroom.
Lt. Paul Vance of the Connecticut State Police didn't confirm many details in his latest news conference, but did indicate that police believe the shootings took place in one section of the school in two different rooms.Update 5 (6:30 p.m.): The suspect has been identified as Adam Lanza, the New York Times reports.
On Sunday morning, a Yemeni immigrant was shot in broad daylight on his first day working at a bodega in the Bronx. He's in stable condition, sustaining an injury where he was shot in the hip. But the reason? The customer wanted to use his credit card to buy a loosie -- a single cigarette sold out of the pack -- and the unidentified worker denied him to do so (because a loosie is usually only 50 cents or so; nowhere near any credit card minimum.)
In the video shown above, released by the NYPD and uploaded to YouTube by Gothamist, the assailant is seen arguing at an unseen figure, and he gets physical for a second or two. Then, hours later, he returns, hood on and gun in hand, to seek vengeance on the worker.
As moviegoers were disoriented by the smoke, some even thinking that it was a special effect, the shooter wordlessly opened fire. Aurora police would later find a AR-15 semiautomatic assault rifle, shotgun, and .40-caliber glock on the scene and fourth firearm, a handgun, in Holmes' car. He stopped only to reload, and when he finished, 71 people had been shot, including one in an adjacent theater who was hit when a bullet tore through the wall. Ten died where they fell. Two more died on the way to the hospital.More »