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Police identify gunman in Maryland mall shooting, motive unclear

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The gunman who shot and killed two people at a Maryland mall was a 19-year-old man who lived with his mother in the city of College Park and arrived at the shopping center in a taxi about an hour before opening fire, police said on Sunday.

But a day after Saturday's shootings, police could provide no immediate insight into why Darion Marcus Aguilar killed a young man and a young woman at the...

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Man shot inside Flatbush subway station: Police

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Cops are looking for a suspect who opened fire inside a Flatbush subway station Monday.

The incident took place around 2 p.m. at the Q and B stop on Church Avenue, though an NYPD spokesman said it is not yet known if the victim was shot inside a subway car or on a platform. However, witnesses say they found some shell casings outside the station.

The 24-year-old victim was taken to...

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911 calls from Sandy Hook shooting released

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Audio recordings from the Connecticut school shooting that killed 20 children and six educators a year ago reveal a mixture of calm and anguish from the callers, and gunshots from the assailant are heard in the background.

Officials in Newtown, Connecticut, on Wednesday released the 911 phone calls from the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in what may be the final official report on...

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Band dispute leads to murder-suicide in Brooklyn

From left: The Yellow Dogs musicians Koroush Mirzaei,

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A rock musician, angered after being dropped by his band, shot to death three men in Brooklyn early Monday, including two brothers who fled Iran seeking music stardom in the U.S. The gunman then killed himself, police said, adding that an assault rifle was found near his body.

The NYPD identified the shooter as Ali Akbar Mohammadi Rafie, 29, of Ridgewood, Queens.

The brothers, a guitarist...

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