INDY Man Shot Dead At Saturday Moneybagg Yo Concert 400 Witnesses Refuse To Talk To Police

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (THECOUNT) — A man’s shooting death Saturday evening at Saturday night’s Moneybagg Yo Concert at Krave Event Center, marks Indy’s 101st homicide of the year.

It is believed that at least 400 people gathered outside following the shooting. According to police, no one was willing to speak to detectives about the incident.

The victim, who was not immediately identified, died as a result of injuries sustained in a Saturday morning shooting at a west side concert.

Around 2 a.m. Saturday, officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department heard gunshots at the Krave Event Center, located at 6447 W. Washington St. They arrived to find a male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Continue reading

NY Man Dead After Struck By Lightning At Long Island Sunken Meadow State Park

KINGS PARK, NY. (THECOUNT) — A man struck by lightning at Long Island park Saturday evening has died, sources say.

The death occurred at Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park shortly before 7 p.m. The victim, from Richmond Hills, Queens, was standing under a tree adjacent to the boardwalk at Field 3 when he was struck, according to Randy Simon, a New York State Parks public information officer.

The man was pronounced dead at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown. Continue reading

Kevin Spacey New Movie Opens To Measly $126.00 At Box Office, K-Pax Pulled In $17,215,275

HOLLYWOOD, CA. (THECOUNT) — New movie “Billionaire Boys Club,” which features K-Pax actor Kevin Spacey, made a paltry $126 at the box office on its opening day Friday, according to DLMNews.

Sources told THR that the film, which opened in 10 theaters in select states, that the total marked “the worst showing of a film” starring Spacey. THR notes that the total averages out to fewer than two tickets sold for the film per venue.

In contrast, K-Pax, also starring Spacey, raked in an out of the world, $17,215,275, in its open.

This is a developing story.

NY Husband And Wife ID’d As Saturday Elmont Murder-Suicide Victims

ELMONT, NY. (THECOUNT) — Tertue Gregoire, of Elmont, NY, has been identified as the victim shot dead in a Saturday murder-suicide.

Gregoire, 30, was pronounced dead at the scene, after police say, Patrick Myrthil, 31, shot his wife to death around 11:40 a.m. before killing himself inside a residence located on Wellington Road in Elmont.

The pair were engaged in an argument prior to the shootings, according to officials.

Nassau County police received a report of gunshots fired on Wellington Road in Elmont around 11:40 a.m. on Saturday. Continue reading

FL Woman Christine Giles ID’d As Thursday Largo Murder Victim BF Nathaniel Yates In Custody

LARGO, FL. (THECOUNT) — Florida woman, Christine Giles, has been identified as the woman killed Thursday night. Her boyfriend, Nathaniel Yates, 32, has been arrested in the murder.

Giles, 28, was found shot dead by deputies in a travel trailer parked outside the residence.

Yates and Giles are believed to be boyfriend and girlfriend.

Deputies were called to a residence in the 13000 block of West Rena Drive, Largo, FL, in unincorporated Largo for a report of an injured person. When they arrived, deputies found Giles unresponsive outside the residence.

Yates was inside the travel trailer with Giles and 61-year-old Wesley Warn when Yates became agitated. He threatened Warn with a .380-caliber handgun, according to deputies. Yates then turned the gun on Giles, shooting her once. Continue reading

Former TX Doctor “Shafeeq Sheikh” Sentenced To Probation In Rape Of “Sedated” Female Patient

HOUSTON, TX. (THECOUNT) — Former Texas doctor, Shafeeq Sheikh, who was found guilty of raping a heavily sedated patient, has been sentenced to probation and will not serve any time in prison.

The Houston Chronicle reported that Sheikh was sentenced to 10 months of probation on Friday and must register as a sex offender.

Senior District Judge Terry L. Flenniken said he was required by law to follow the sentencing that was recommended by the jurors, according to the Houston Chronicle.

The case involved a woman who check into Ben Taub Hospital in Houston in 2013 and complained of wheezing and shortness of breath. She was sedated and kept overnight where police said Sheikh repeatedly went into her room and sexually assaulted her. The victim tried calling for help, but the nurse’s button was unplugged. Continue reading

Young Canadian Woman ID’d As Friday I-39 Dane County WI Crash Victim

DANE COUNTY, WI. (THECOUNT) — Tatiana Blackburn of Cambridge, Ontario, has been identified as the Canadian woman killed in a crash Friday morning on I-39 in Madison.

Blackburn, 20, was killed when the vehicle she was in collided with a pickup truck and was then broadsided by a larger delivery truck around 5:20 a.m. Friday.

Preliminary autopsy results confirm Blackburn was killed as a result of crash injuries, but the incident remains under investigation. Continue reading

Colorado Man Identified As Victim In Fatal Friday Night CO-115 Motorcycle Crash

PENROSE, CO. (THECOUNT) — John Podhirny, of Pueblo West, has been identified as the victim killed in a motorcycle crash in Fremont County Friday.

Podhirny, 53, was operating a motorcycle northbound on Colorado 115 when he misjudged a curve and drifted into the southbound lane, State Patrol said.

The motorcycle rolled, and Podhirny and a 40-year-old woman riding on the back were thrown from the bike.

Podhirny was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the crash.

The woman was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. Her current condition was not immediately made available.

The female victim was not identified. Continue reading

MYSTERY: Russian National Maria Butina Moved Overnight From DC Lockup To Alexandria, Virginia Jail

WASHINGTON, DC. (THECOUNT) — Maria Butina, the Russian national accused of acting as a Kremlin agent in the United States, was abruptly moved from a jail in Washington to a lockup in Alexandria, Virginia, according to her lawyer, thedailybeast is reporting.

“I got a collect call from Maria from Alexandria Detention at midnight last night, but was disconnected before we could speak,” Robert Driscoll told The Daily Beast. “I couldn’t get in to the facility last night, but visited her this morning. She was not informed of the reason for the move. I was not notified of the move, and still am unaware of the reason.”

Amy Bertsch, a spokeswoman for the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office, confirmed Butina arrived around 7 p.m. Friday at William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center, which also houses federal inmates. Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chief, is also currently being held at the same jail, awaiting the verdict in his trial for a host of alleged financial crimes. Continue reading

MT Rocky Mountain Goat Alliance Volunteer ID’d As Body Found In Crazy Mountains Crevasse Wednesday

SWEET GRASS COUNTY, Montana (WPBN/WGTU) — The body of a Michigan man found in the Montana mountains has been identified as Brett A. Barron.

Barron, 39, was named as the man found in the Crazy Mountains Wednesday, according to Sheriff Dan Tornrud of the Sweet Grass County Sheriff’s Office, who said Barron’s body was found in a steep rocky chute in mountain.

Records show Barron was volunteering with the Rocky Mountain Goat Alliance on a collaborative project with the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks. Continue reading