Chicago Teen Shot Dead During Thursday Night Garfield Park Basketball Game

CHICAGO, IL. (THECOUNT) — Authorities say a 15-year-old boy is dead and a 14-year-old boy is in serious condition following a shooting during a basketball game in Chicago’s Garfield Park.

Police say a crowd gathered Thursday night at Garfield Fieldhouse, located at 100 N. Central Park Ave., for a basketball tournament when a fight broke out inside.

Chicago police say in a statement officers began to disperse the crowd when someone fired shots outside, and the two teens were hit.

The 15-year-old was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Police say the 14-year-old was in serious condition with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Continue reading

PA Woman Wearing Only Socks Found Shot Dead Outside Philly Springfield Ave Church

PHILADELPHIA, PA. (THECOUNT) — Authorities are investigating after a woman, wearing only socks, was found shot dead outside a Springfield Ave Catholic church early Tuesday morning.

The female victim, believed to be in her mid-20, was found shot in the head outside St. Francis De Sales Catholic Church, located at 4625 Springfield Ave, Philadelphia, PA. A gun was found laying next to the victim, reports say.

Police say they are trying to determine how the shooting occurred.

The woman, believed to be in her mid-20s, was wearing only socks when she was found near St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church. She was pronounced dead at the scene around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday. Continue reading

Lackawanna Man Dies Following Shooting At Buffalo “Bowl Inn” Bowling Ally

BUFFALO, NY. (THECOUNT) A 28-year-old Lackawanna man has died following a shooting early Saturday morning near Bowl Inn bowling alley on Bailey Avenue.

The now fatal shooting occurred around 3:45 a.m. on 727 Bailey Ave, Buffalo, NY 14206e just north of Clinton Street.

The man, whose name has not been released, was shot multiple times. Continue reading

Suspect ID’d As Hassan Gailani In Double Fatal Shooting At VA Hookah Bar Pharaoh’s Cafe

Officials say 34-year-old Hassan Gailani shot two people dead at Sterling, VA., Hookah bar, Pharaoh’s Cafe Monday.

Two people were reportedly shot dead at Sterling Hookah Bar Pharaoh’s Cafe early Monday morning, according to authorities.

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office says they were called to the Pharaoh Café located at, 46000 Old Ox Rd Ste 107 Sterling, VA., for a reported shooting at around 1:45 a.m. Officials say two people died at the scene. Continue reading

Dominique Oglesby Family Member “Will We Lose Next Two, Or Three Generations?”

Police have identified Dominique Oglesby as the Philadelphia woman shot and killed during a bar fight in West Philadelphia. She was 23.

Officers say they responded to reports of shots fired late afternoon at Galaxy West Bar & Grill located at 3418, 5209 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19139.

Upon their arrival, police found Ogelsby suffering from a gunshot wound in the back. She was rushed to a local hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

Two men, 42 and 66 years old, were shot in the foot and arm, but are in stable condition. Their names have not been released.

Police say a dispute inside the bar that spilled onto the street lead to the deadly shooting. Continue reading

PHOTO: FL Man On The Loose After Shooting 2 At Seminole Towne Center Mall

Authorities said they are searching for Florida man, Lewis Thomas Boone, the gunman in a shooting outside Seminole Towne Center mall Monday night.

Sanford police said Tuesday that they are searching for 20-year-old Boone who fled the scene.

People inside the mall were evacuated after a shooting in the parking lot just outside of a Burlington Coat Factory store, police said.

Officials said a 19-year-old man was taken to an area hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. He is in stable condition, officials said. Police said they went to each store inside the mall and cleared them. Continue reading