shooting http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Police, Employees Learn What To Do When Faced With A Shooter http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/police-employees-learn-what-do-when-faced-shooter <p>How would you react if a gunman entered your workplace?</p><p>A group of St. Anthony's Medical Center employees got the chance on Monday to learn what they would do in that situation -- and how to respond so they are more likely to get out alive.&nbsp;</p><p>They experienced this through a program called "Run, Hide, Fight." Participants are trained to know when is the best time to do each of those things.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:39:41 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 35486 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Police, Employees Learn What To Do When Faced With A Shooter Girl Unintended Victim Of Shooting in Dutchtown http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/girl-unintended-victim-shooting-dutchtown <p>A 4-year-old St. Louis girl is hospitalized in serious condition after being the victim of a drive-by shooting.</p><p>The shooting happened Thursday night in the city's Dutchtown neighborhood. Police say the girl was not the intended target. She was shot in the shoulder.</p><p>The girl and her mother were visiting a home and were outside when a car drove by. A shot was fired from the passing car, apparently intended for someone standing in a group nearby.<br>&nbsp;<br>No arrests have been made but authorities say they are working leads in the case.<br>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 14:39:31 +0000 The Associated Press 24951 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Girl Unintended Victim Of Shooting in Dutchtown Real-Life Horror: Many Killed, Dozens Wounded At Colorado Movie Theater http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/real-life-horror-many-killed-dozens-wounded-colorado-movie-theater A midnight screening of the new Batman movie <em>The Dark Knight Rises</em> turned into a horribly real scene of death and destruction in Aurora, Colo., early Friday when a gunman opened fire on the audience killing 12.<p>Witnesses said the shooter came into the theater dressed in black after the film had already started. He threw a cans with either smoke or chemical irritants into the auditorium and the opened fire. Police say the gunman used a rifle, a shotgun and a handgun during the rampage. Fri, 20 Jul 2012 15:08:22 +0000 Mark Memmott 4151 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Real-Life Horror: Many Killed, Dozens Wounded At Colorado Movie Theater Warrants issued for arrest in MetroLink disturbance http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/warrants-issued-arrest-metrolink-disturbance <p>The St. Louis County prosecutor has issued arrest warrants for a man who pointed a gun at a MetroLink&nbsp;security officer.</p><p>The warrants are for 29-year-old Dominic L. Webb of North County for one count of unlawful use of a weapon and one count of unlawful possession&nbsp;of a concealable firearm. The bond was set at $20,000.&nbsp;</p><p>A security officer saw a disturbance between Webb and another man at the Hanley MetroLink platform on Tuesday, Jan. 24 around 4 p.m. The security officer intervened and Webb pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the officer.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 26 Jan 2012 16:24:23 +0000 Alex King 2948 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Warrants issued for arrest in MetroLink disturbance 1 dead, 2 injured in Wellston shooting http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/1-dead-2-injured-wellston-shooting <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="350" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" src="http://maps.google.com/maps?oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;q=Wellston+Food+Market&amp;fb=1&amp;gl=us&amp;hq=Food+Market&amp;hnear=0x87df4a986567505d:0xed504e7043ce80ec,Wellston,+MO&amp;cid=0,0,13233088087275425674&amp;t=m&amp;vpsrc=6&amp;ll=38.691807,-90.28307&amp;spn=0.046895,0.072956&amp;z=13&amp;iwloc=A&amp;output=embed" width="425"></iframe><br /><small><a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;q=Wellston+Food+Market&amp;fb=1&amp;gl=us&amp;hq=Food+Market&amp;hnear=0x87df4a986567505d:0xed504e7043ce80ec,Wellston,+MO&amp;cid=0,0,13233088087275425674&amp;t=m&amp;vpsrc=6&amp;ll=38.691807,-90.28307&amp;spn=0.046895,0.072956&amp;z=13&amp;iwloc=A&amp;source=embed" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255); text-align: left;">View Larger Map</a></small></p><p><em>Updated 6:14 p.m.</em></p><p>One man is dead and two others are hospitalized after a shooting in the St. Louis suburb of Wellston.</p><p>St. Louis County Police spokesman Rick Eckhard says officers were called to a house Thursday afternoon where they found one man dead. One of the injured men was found in the street about two blocks away, while the other made it to a small market about four blocks away and sought help.</p><p>Police said they didn&#39;t know the cause of the dispute, nor the identities of the victims. Eckhard said the injured men were expected to survive.</p><p>Eckhard said police don&#39;t yet know whether the shooter was among the victims, but he added that police weren&#39;t conducting a manhunt.</p><p>Detectives were at a hospital waiting to talk to the injured men.</p><p> Thu, 27 Oct 2011 21:15:52 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 2354 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Charges filed related to shooting of 14-year-old girl in Jennings http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/charges-filed-related-shooting-14-year-old-girl-jennings <p>A 14-year-old girl from the St. Louis County town of Jennings is in critical condition <a href="http://www.ksdk.com/news/article/273028/3/Girl-shot-in-the-face-in-Jennings">after being shot in the face </a>while walking home from junior high school.</p><p>Police say someone fired shots Monday afternoon from a SUV, striking the girl, who was walking with friends.</p> Tue, 23 Aug 2011 18:45:40 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 1923 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Charges filed related to shooting of 14-year-old girl in Jennings Former St. Louis prosecutor dies after gunshot http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-st-louis-prosecutor-dies-after-gunshot <p>St. Louis police are investigating the death of a former St. Louis city prosecutor who was shot at her home.</p><p>Jessa Schauman died Thursday, a day after police were called to a home she shared with a former St. Louis police officer. She had been shot in the head. Police say that the initial call indicated a suicide attempt, but a preliminary investigation led officers to classify the death as suspicious.</p> Fri, 28 Jan 2011 17:21:46 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 421 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Former St. Louis prosecutor dies after gunshot Clay speaks on Arizona shooting, appeals to media http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/clay-speaks-arizona-shooting-appeals-media <p>St. Louis Rep. <a href="http://lacyclay.house.gov/">William Lacy Clay</a> took the floor of the <a href="http://www.house.gov/">U.S. House of Representatives</a> this morning to give a speech on the <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=132789874">tragic shootings in Tucson, Ariz</a>.</p><p>Clay expressed his condolences for the victims and others involved, along with an appeal to the media "To remember that hateful words often lead to hateful deeds."</p> Wed, 12 Jan 2011 18:37:31 +0000 Kelsey Proud 306 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Clay speaks on Arizona shooting, appeals to media ABB management - "We will get over this" http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/abb-management-we-will-get-over <p>ABB employees gather to dedicate memorial to coworkers killed and injured in last year's workplace shooting.</p> Wed, 05 Jan 2011 15:47:56 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 244 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org ABB management - "We will get over this" Additional arrests made in Maryland Heights Police Sgt. shooting http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/additional-arrests-made-maryland-heights-police-sgt-shooting <p>A 17-year-old and 16 year old juvenile are the two latest arrests in the Dec. 18 incident in which Maryland Heights Police sergeant Joe Eagan was shot in the face.</p><p> Mon, 03 Jan 2011 16:58:05 +0000 Kelsey Proud 226 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Additional arrests made in Maryland Heights Police Sgt. shooting