The FBI on Friday revealed that the mother of the suspected gunman in a shooting that took place at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, Ind., warned authorities last year that her son might commit “suicide by cop.” "The suspect’s mother contacted law enforcement to report he might try to commit ‘suicide by cop,’ ” Paul Keenan, the special agent in charge of the FBI’s Indianapolis field office, said in a statement shared with The Hill. Keenan said that authorities received the warning in March 2020 about the suspect, who on Friday was identified as 19-year-old Brandon Scott Hole. ADVERTISEMENT The Indianapolis Metro Police Department last year p laced Hole “on an immediate detention mental health temporary hold” after officials received the warning, Keenan said. The agent added that the FBI got involved after a police search of the suspect’s bedroom uncovered a shotgun, which was not returned to Hole following April interviews with the suspect. However, Keenan … [Read more...] about FBI interviewed FedEx shooter in 2020 after mother warned he might commit ‘suicide by cop’
San Antonio, Texas, Police Chief William McManus says one of his officers is injured after a motorist pulled a gun during a normal traffic stop Friday morning. Despite getting shot in the hand, the officer returned fire, killing two passengers and injuring a third in the subject vehicle. Though details are still light about the matter, Chief McManus said the verbal exchange between the officer and motorist was not hostile in the lead-up to the shooting, KABB reports . The officer and a surviving female passenger are now in hospitals for treatment. This is a developing story. Check back for updates. … [Read more...] about Two Dead from Gunfight with Texas Police Officer After Traffic Stop
Ever since the Democratic wave of 2018, Travis Oliger, chair of the La Plata County Republican Party, has come to expect low turnout at the candidate meet-and-greets he arranges. But earlier this year, when he looked out at a meet-and-greet crowd in his Democratic-leaning southwest Colorado county , there were a lot of young, unfamiliar faces and they were there to see a little-known candidate for Congress named Lauren Boebert . “It was kind of like with Trump,” Oliger recalls of that unusually large gathering. “People showed up and came out to support Trump and they would tell me, ‘I’m not here to support the party, I really don’t like the Republicans, but I’m for Trump’ and it was like, ‘Wow, really?’ This is very similar.” Boebert, a 33-year-old restaurant owner, pulled off the summer’s biggest political upset on June 30, toppling incumbent Republican Rep. Scott Tipton in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District , a massive area that spans the western half of the state, … [Read more...] about Lauren Boebert beat a Colorado congressman. Is she the next GOP star?
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police officer shot and wounded a man who officials said pointed a gun in the direction of officers during a domestic violence call last week, authorities said. Toledo police said a woman called 911 shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday to report a dispute between her adult daughter and the daughter’s live-in boyfriend. Police said the younger woman alleged that the man had been “very aggressive” and was threatening her. READ MORE: Woman Finds Bag Of Explosives Near Park In Ohio Officers found him in the garage with a gun and ordered him several times to drop it, but instead, he turned the gun away from himself and toward an officer, police said. An officer fired once, striking the suspect, who dropped the weapon, police said. Police say the 44-year-old man was taken to a hospital and was expected to survive his injuries and is to face misdemeanor domestic violence and assault charges. His gun was recovered and was found to be unloaded. The officer was … [Read more...] about Ohio Man Wounded By Police Responding To Domestic Violence Call
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for April 17 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. CNN’s Chris Cuomo Friday during "Cuomo Primetime" said that police and gun reform won’t happen until "White people’s kids start getting killed." "Shootings, gun laws, access to weapons. Oh, I know when they’ll change," said the anchor . "[When] your kids start getting killed. White people’s kids start getting killed." Cuomo put on a hypothetical accent and pretended to be a White parent. "What’s going on with these police? Maybe we shouldn’t even have police," he said. "That kind of madness. That kind of mania. That will be you. That will be the majority. Because it’s your people," Cuomo said, apparently directed at the White members of his audience. "How many more?" Cuomo asked. "Die of the pandemic, dying from police shootings. George Floyd, Daunte Wright. I wonder if you'll remember their names six … [Read more...] about Chris Cuomo says there won’t be police reform until ‘White people’s kids start getting killed’