Gun violence remains rampant in America

A woman killed three people and wounded two others today at a Rite Aid distribution center in Harford County, Maryland, officials said. The lone suspect, who was not identified, is in critical condition at a local hospital, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler said.

Jayden Fondeur, a 17-year-old Ferris High School student, was shot in the head and neck during a drive-by shooting at 6:25 p.m. Tuesday in front of a Jersey City convenience store, in when was the Hudson County city’s second fatal shooting in two weeks.

The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office on identified Donte Brown, 31, who was shot and killed around 10 a.m. Tuesday outside a local church, as the 15th homicide in the city this year.

A shooting Friday night left one man — identified as Jibri Chisholm, 26, — dead and another man with an injury that was not life-threatening, on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Trenton.

Gun Violence Archive, nonprofit formed in 2013 to provide accurate information about the problem in the United States, reports that at least 10,521 deaths and another 20,610 injuries resulted from firearms so far this year.

Free information is published at www.gunviolencearchive.org and frequently updated.

Police in Salt Lake City, Utah, are looking for Francis Lee Ragsdale, 30, a man with a violent past, in connection with the shooting death of 25-year-old David Lawrence Burwell, who was killed about 12:40 a.m. Saturday.

Alaska prosecutors are seeking extradition of 21-year-old Haitim Taha, who was detained in Israel on charges in the death of 17-year-old Leroy Lawrence, who was mortally wounded as he walked on a northeast Anchorage street on April 7, 2017.

In early August, investigators say Kershawn Johnson, 18, is being held on murder charges in the shooting death of Brenda Jackson, a 52-year-old mother whose body was found behind Rehoboth Restoration Church on Koon Road in Columbia., S.C

Maurice Forte, a 22-year-old Mississippi man in a wheelchair, was charged with three counts of murder in the deaths of his grandmother, Eddie Mae Wofford, 67, his mother, Miyuki Wofford, 49, and his sister, Kyisha Wofford, 26, after they were found shot to death at home.

Police found 42-year-old neighborhood handyman Mark Bryant dead from a bullet in his head early Monday morning, just blocks from his home in Shreveport, Louisiana’s Mooretown neighborhood.

Brandon Wylie, 30, a former member of the East High football team and was also a member of the U.S. Army for seven years, was shot just after midnight June 20 on a Youngstown, Ohio street. Surveillance video shows at least one man firing a gun. Then, two men casually walked away as the victim staggered and died on the grass.

Craig R. Hines Jr., 18, is accused of the shooting death 23-year-old Michael Burch in the first block of East Penn Street in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, on June 21.


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