MS Man Willie Ike Harris ID’d As Shooter In Sunday Water Valley Double-Murder-Suicide

YALOBUSHA COUNTY, MS. (THECOUNT) — Willie Ike Harris, of Water Valley, Mississippi, has been identified as the deceased suspect in a Sunday double-murder-suicide in Yalobusha County.

Harris, 68, fatally shot two women then himself dead following a standoff Sunday night near Water Valley.

According to reports, deputies responded to 11604 Highway 32 in Water Valley on reports of shots fired on Sunday around 5:30 p.m. Police arrived to find two woman shot dead and Harris barricaded inside the home.

After a 5-hour standoff, Harris turned the weapon on himself.

The female victims were not identified as of Monday morning.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Yalobusha County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,678. Its county seats are Water Valley and Coffeeville – Wikipedia.

Horror Shooting Leaves 4 Dead Wednesday Night In Indianapolis ‘Shady Oak Drive’

INDIANAPOLIS, IN. (THECOUNT) — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is reporting a quadruple-fatal shooting Wednesday night.

The shooting occurred on Shady Oak Drive in Indianapolis just after 10:30 Wednesday night.

Police responded to a call of shots fired in the 4100 block of Shady Oak Drive. When they arrived, they found four people suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Police are investigating after a shooting that claimed the lives of four people Wednesday night near the Pangea Vineyards Apartments.

The department said all four people are believed to be dead as of the time, reports FOX59.

No further information was immediately provided by officials.

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Geo quick facts: Indianapolis, often shortened to Indy, is the state capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. According to 2018 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, the consolidated population of Indianapolis and Marion County was 876,862 – Wikipedia.

Vanceboro NC Horror After Family Of 5 Found Dead Friday On Kinsaw Court

VANCEBORO, NC. (THECOUNT) — A horror scene is playing out after a family of five people were found dead inside a Vanceboro, North Carolina home on Friday, according to Craven County authorities.

Information on the deadly incident is very limited at this time, but we know the scene is located on Kinsaw Court in Vanceboro and involved a family of five.

Craven County Sheriff’s Office said only that they are investigating the “death of a family.”

Sheriff Chip Hughes said five people were found dead at a Vanceboro home in the area of Kinsaw Court on Friday, reports WNCT.

The home is located in the area of West Craven High School.

A cause or manner of death has not yet been provided by officials as of Saturday morning.

More information will be added as it become available.

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Geo quick facts: Vanceboro is a town in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,005 at the 2010 Census. Originally called Swift Creek, residents renamed the town for Zebulon B. Vance after he made a visit during his 1876 campaign for Governor – Wikipedia.

Friday Night Shooting At Chicago Humidor Cigar Lounge Leaves 2 Dead 2 Injured

LISLE, IL. (THECOUNT) — A Friday night shooting at a Chicago cigar lounge claimed the lives of two people and injured two others, according to Saturday morning reports.

Police say, a woman fatally shot one man and wounded two others before turning the gun on herself at the Humidor Of Lisle, located in the Chicago suburb of Lisle Friday night.

Video surveillance from the scene of the deadly shooting, which occurred shortly after 10 p.m. Friday, showed a 51-year-old woman calmly stand up from a TV viewing area of the lounge and open fire on the men.

The female was later located dead at the scene from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

A 51-year-old man died at a local hospital while two other men — a 55-year-old and a 48-year-old — were hospitalized with what police described as non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

The shooting was “without apparent provocation,” Lisle police said after reviewing surveillance video, which initially shows several seated people watching a big-screen television. The footage shows the woman standing up, shooting one man in the back of the head and firing several rounds at two others, before shooting herself, police said. No one else was involved in the incident, reports WFSB.

The business is located at 1600 Ogden Ave in Lisle, IL.

The names of the shooter and the victims weren’t immediately released pending notification of family members.

The shooting was contained to a single room within the building. According to its website, Humidor’s Lisle location features a total of nearly 12,000 square feet (1,115 square meters) of lounge space, including public and members-only lounges.

A motive in the shooting remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Lisle is a village in DuPage County, Illinois, United States. The population was 22,390 at the 2010 census, and in 2018 the population was recorded to be 23,394. It is part of the Chicago metropolitan area and the Illinois Technology and Research Corridor – Wikipedia.

Former VA State Trooper & Wife Found Shot Dead Christmas Eve In South Boston

HALIFAX COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Former state trooper, Philip Leath, and his wife, Lori Leath, were found shot dead on Christmas Eve, according to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities say Philip, 44, and Lori, 37, were found dead on a highway in front of a Bellevue Road home near South Boston, shortly after police received a call of shots fired around 9:30 a.m.

Both victims died of apparent gunshot wounds, according to the sheriff’s office.

Authorities say the shooting appears to be a domestic incident, reports WSLS.

Officials stopped short of calling the deadly incident a murder-suicide.

Officials said they recovered a weapon at the scene.

The bodies were transported to the state medical examiner’s office in Roanoke for autopsies.

This incident is under investigation. The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office worked with the South Boston Police Department, Virginia State Police and Virginia Department of Transportation.

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Geo quick facts: South Boston, formerly Boyd’s Ferry, is a town in Halifax County, Virginia, United States. The population was 8,142 at the 2010 census, down from 8,491 at the 2000 census. It is the most populous town in Halifax County – Wikipedia.

Retired New Haven CT Police Officer Eric Jones & Wife ID’d As Victims Found Dead In Waterbury Home Thursday

WATERBURY, CT. (THECOUNT) — Retired New Haven police officer, Eric Jones, has been identified as the body found, along with a female victim, shot to death in their Waterbury bedroom on Thursday, according to reports.

Jones, who worked for the New Haven Police Department for over 20 years, was found dead, along with his wife, at their Perkins Avenue residence on Thursday.

The couple were discovered Thursday afternoon in a bedroom in a Perkins Avenue condo complex, according to Friday reports.

New Haven police are in touch with Waterbury police as the investigation proceeds, according New Haven Chief Otoniel Reyes, reports NewHavenIndependent.

“It’s very tragic. We’re very sorry to hear of the loss of a former police officer,” Reyes said.

A cause of death was not provided for the deceased couple.

Jones attended Hamden High School and Southern Connecticut State University.

Via Linkedin:

Retired from New Haven Police Department (2012). Worked at Brookland Baptist Church (Security Supervisor), Augusta State Medical Prison (Correctional Officer), and Department of Juvenile Justice South Carolina (Juvenile Correctional Officers). Presently working for G4S Security Solutions USA , Charlotte, North Carolina. Just recently hired with G4S (Security Officer).

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Geo quick facts: Waterbury is a city in the U.S. state of Connecticut on the Naugatuck River, 33 miles southwest of Hartford and 77 miles northeast of New York City. Waterbury is the second-largest city in New Haven County, Connecticut – Wikipedia.

CA Saturday Horror As 6 Found Shot 5 Dead Including 3 Children In San Diego Home

SAN DIEGO, CA. (THECOUNT) — A horror incident is playing out Saturday morning in San Diego, California, as five people have been found shot dead inside a home. One victim was said to be injured. Three of the dead are said to be children.

San Diego police homicide detectives say they are investigating after finding six people suffering from gunshot injuries Saturday morning at a home in a Paradise Hills neighborhood, authorities said.

Officers responded to the home after receiving a call of shots fired at about 7 a.m., police said.

When officers arrived, they discovered six people shot, including five who were dead, according to LaTimes. Three of the dead are reportedly children.

The victims have been been identified.

The condition of the injured individual was not made available.

No other details were immediately provided.

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Geo quick facts: San Diego is a city on the Pacific coast of California known for its beaches, parks and warm climate. Immense Balboa Park is the site of the renowned San Diego Zoo, as well as numerous art galleries, artist studios, museums and gardens. A deep harbor is home to a large active naval fleet, with the USS Midway, an aircraft-carrier-turned-museum, open to the public. Paradise Hills is a neighborhood in the southeastern area of the city of San Diego, California. It is an outlying neighborhood adjacent to the independent city of National City and the unincorporated communities of Lincoln Acres and certain portions of Bonita – wikipedia.

NM Singer Ernestine ‘Romero’ Saucedo ID’d As Victim In Thursday Fatal Santa Fe Shooting

SANTA FE, NM. (THECOUNT) — Ernestine Saucedo, a New Mexico singer who performs under her maiden name of “Romero,” has been identified as the victim of a Santa Fe shooting Thursday, according to the singer’s officials Facebook page.

Romero, who recently performed at a Las Vegas Fourth of July event, celebrated her birthday 35th on Wednesday.

Police say Jessie Saucedo was also found dead in an SUV outside the Jerry Apodaca Education Building, reports KOB.

In addition to her thriving music career, Romero also worked for the State Of New Mexico.

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham joined fans in mourning for Romero.

“My heart is broken for the family and loved ones of the state employee who was tragically and violently taken from us too soon,” the governor said.

Police would not say if this case is being investigated as a murder-suicide, but they said they do not have any outstanding suspects.

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Geo quick facts: Santa Fe, New Mexico’s capital, sits in the Sangre de Cristo foothills. It’s renowned for its Pueblo-style architecture and as a creative arts hotbed. Founded as a Spanish colony in 1610, it has at its heart the traditional Plaza. The surrounding historic district’s crooked streets wind past adobe landmarks including the Palace of the Governors, now home to the New Mexico History Museum – wikipedia.

GA Man, Woman, Child ID’d In Monday Botched Morgantown Murder-Suicide

Morganton, GA. (THECOUNT) — Joshua Lee Fults has been identified as the suspect in grave condition following a Fannin County, GA murder attempted-suicide that took the life of 31-year-old Amber Jackson and her three-year-old son.

If Fults, 35, survives, he will face murder charges after being found on the front porch area of a north Georgia mountains residence suffering from a shotgun wound to the head.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation sad the sad incident appears to be a botched murder/suicide.

Deputies say they responded to a call of shots fired at an apartment building in Morganton.

Upon arrival, investigators located the bodies of a female and a three-year-old boy on the front steps of a unit.

Fults was also on the porch suffering from serious gunshot injuries.

Investigators determined Fults likely shot the woman and child and then unsuccessfully attempted to take his own life by turning the gun on himself.

He was transported to an area hospital where he is in listed in critical condition.

Sheriff’s officers have taken out a warrant against him for the murder of Jackson, with more charges pending.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: Morganton is a city in Fannin County, Georgia, United States. The population was 303 at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.

ME Couple Heather Bickford Dana Hill ID’d As Bodies Found In South Paris Apartment Tuesday

OXFORD COUNTY, ME. (THECOUNT) — Heather Bickford and Dana Hill, from Canton, Maine, have been identified as the man and woman found inside a South Paris apartment Tuesday night, according to officials.

The bodies of Bickford and Hill, both 31, were discovered in an apartment adjacent to the Market Square Restaurant after police were called to perform a welfare check at the location around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, according Maine State Police.

Market Square Restaurant is located at 24 Market St, in South Paris, Maine.

Bickford’s two children, ages 8 and 2 months, were present in the apartment but were uninjured. They have been placed in HHS custody, according to wgme.

Police say they were called to the apartment around 8:30 p.m. by a man who knows the couple. Continue reading