Saturday, May 24, 2014

Daily Misfortune May 24, 2014

Daily Misfortune May 24, 2014 ---

*4 3 dead in shooting at Belgian Jewish museum The circumstances of the shooting have raised suspicions that it may have been an anti-Semitic attack.Milquet, who was in the area, told CNN affiliate Bel RTL that a person arrived by car at the museum, entered and quickly opened fire before leaving the scene. The injured person was taken to a hospital, Milquet said.

*3 7 dead in California drive-by shootings A gunman described as mentally disturbed and possibly bent on retribution sprayed bullets from a slow-moving car in a small Southern California college town, killing six people in a rampage called "premeditated mass murder," Santa Barbara County sheriff's deputies said Saturday.The gunman also died from a gunshot wound after his car crashed Friday night, police said. It was unclear if the fatal head wound was self-inflicted or the result of a firefight with evidence that suggests this was a premeditated mass murder," Hoover said. Hoover apparently was referring to a YouTube video titled "Retribution" posted by a young man. In the nearly seven-minute video, the young man rants about women who ignored or rejected him over the past eight years and warns that he will "punish you all for it."
... through the streets, spraying bullets at people and various targets." Six minutes after the first emergency call, the suspected gunman traded fire with sheriff's deputies, and the vehicle plowed into a parked vehicle, said Hoover, the sheriff's office spokeswoman.
The suspected gunman was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound, she said, adding that it wasn't clear whether the death was self-inflicted or whether deputies killed the suspected gunman. A semiautomatic handgun was recovered, she said.... suspect acted alone

CNN: Based on what police have told them, the parents of 22-year-old Elliot Rodger believe he is the gunman who killed six people in a shooting rampage Friday night near the University of California, Santa Barbara, a family spokesman says. Elliot Rodger is the son of Peter Roger, an assistant director of the 2012 film "The Hunger Games," according to

*2 7 Killed in 'Planned Mass Murder' Near UC Santa Barbara

*1 A 16-year-old who believed he was being ripped off shot and killed a northeastern Pennsylvania cab driver who refused to take his shortcuts, police said. [Sounds like cover story for a terrorist  attack] First name Aazis...means Abdul. Last name Richardson. Could he be a Muslim convert?  Middle East first name. Last name American or English.

Santa Barbara Shooting Suspect Vowed 'Retribution' in Video

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The suspect in the deaths of six people in a mass shooting near the University of California, Santa Barbara, was identified today as a lonely student who promised “retribution” in a video posted hours beforehand.

Man charged with murder in shooting near Indy 500 track

USA TODAY - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Levine, 25, was unresponsive when found by police with gunshot wounds at Coke Lot 1C, near West 30th and Georgetown Road, shortly after they received the call at 2:09 a.m.

7 dead in drive-by shooting near UC-Santa Barbara

3 hours ago
Written by
Oren Dorell
Deputies found the suspect inside the BMW dead from a gunshot wound to the head, but Brown said he did not know whether the suspect was shot and killed by deputies or if the wound was self-inflicted. A semiautomatic handgun was recovered. The sheriff ...

Suspect in UC Santa Barbara Shooting Identified by Family

ABC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
The gunman who killed six people and died in a mass shooting near the University of California, Santa Barbara, has been identified by an attorney representing his father.

At least 3 killed at Brussels Jewish Museum

USA TODAY - ‎5 hours ago‎
BRUSSELS (AP) - Three people were killed and one seriously injured in a spree of gunfire at the Jewish Museum in Brussels on Saturday, officials said.

Police Believe YouTube Video Tied to Shooting That Left 7 Dead

5 hours ago
Written by
Nolan Feeney
Police believe a video recently posted to YouTube is connected to a Santa Barbara, California drive-by shooting that left 7 people, including the attacker, dead on Friday.

Seven killed in California drive-by shooting - ‎7 hours ago‎
A lone gunman was found dead in a crashed car after he shot and killed six people and traded fire with police in a drive-by shooting in California. Seven others were wounded in the attack, late on Friday in Isla Vista, near the campus of the University ...

Police: Woman held in Bronzeville stabbing death

Chicago Tribune - ‎4 hours ago‎
A woman is facing charges after police said she fatally stabbed a 26-year-old man during a domestic incident late Thursday in the city's Bronzeville neighborhood, police said.

UC Santa Barbara Drive-By Shooting Leaves 7 Dead

Huffington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
Shifman is the attorney for Peter Rodger, who was an assistant director on "The Hunger Games" film series. Authorities have not confirmed the identity of the shooter.

Shooting sparks standoff with Dallas police at Belmont and Skillman

Dallas Morning News (blog)
1 hour ago
Written by
Robert Wilonsky
They said they don't yet know whether the man was killed by a self-inflicted wound or whether he was shot by police during the initial confrontation.

Killed, 3 Injured In Bellflower Barbershop Shooting

CBS Local - ‎1 hour ago‎
BELLFLOWER ( - One person was killed and three others were injured in a shooting Friday night in a Bellflower barbershop.

Attorney: Son Suspected in Shooting Rampage

ABC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
An attorney for a Hollywood director says the family believes his son is responsible for a shooting rampage near a Santa Barbara, California, university campus.

One dead, two injured in Cape Coral shooting

Lehigh Acres News Star - ‎28 minutes ago‎
The Cape Coral Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one person dead and two others suffering from minor injuries in the 400 block of SE 12th Court.

Al Qaeda gunmen storm Yemeni city, 27 people killed

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
Armed with rocket-propelled grenades, mortars and explosives, attackers in Yemeni army uniforms drove in from the desert on 15 pickup trucks into Seyoun after detonating a car bomb at the entrance to the city in Hadramout province. Al Qaeda in the ...

Oakdale mom who killed baby accused of "subversive" behavior in jail

Minneapolis Star Tribune - ‎23 minutes ago‎
In the many months Nicole Beecroft sat in the Washington County jail while awaiting sentencing for the stabbingdeath of her newborn daughter, she tried to scare fellow prisoners into submission and take charge of the women's unit.

Twin bomb explosions rock Islamabad - ‎19 hours ago‎
Police said there were no casualties from that explosion. "The blast debris also hit several shops in the area and the car in which the explosives were laid was completely destroyed," our reporter said.

Bomb Took His Leg, But Not His Racing Spirit

NPR - ‎4 hours ago‎
Update: As this story was being produced, Staff Sgt. Liam Dwyer and co-driver Tom Long won their race at Lime Rock Raceway in Lakeville, Conn.

Otay Mesa Border Crossing Reopens After Officer-Involved Shooting

NBC 7 San Diego
16 minutes ago
Written by
Monica Garske
Those waiting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border Saturday morning were met with major delays after a carjacking and officer-involved shooting shut down the busy crossing at Otay Mesa in southern San Diego. At 9:40 a.m., California Highway Patrol