Tuesday, June 15

Tag: Shooting

Set up independent body to investigate Techiman South shooting incident – NDC
Politics

Set up independent body to investigate Techiman South shooting incident – NDC

The Bono East Regional office of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to set up an independent body to investigate the shooting incident that characterised the just ended general election in the Techiman South Constituency.    In a petition signed by Mr Ali Mohammed Shamsudeen, the NDC Bono East Regional Secretary and made available to the GNA in Techiman on Thursday, said the party prayed investigations into the post- election violence would be swift, and perpetrators made to face the full rigours of the law.    The post-election violence which happened at the Techiman Bonokyempem Hall on December 7, was characterised by sporadic gunshots, and left two dead while five others sustained gunshot wounds.    The shooting star...
Election 2020: Three arrested over shooting at Savelugu
News

Election 2020: Three arrested over shooting at Savelugu

At least three persons suspected to be behind the shooting in Savelugu, claiming the life of a young girl, identified as Samira, and injuring three others, have been arrested by the police. The suspects have been named as Doku-Naa Mohammed Ahmed, 60, a sub-chief in Savelugu, Mohammed Fadila, 27, and Alhassan Dawuda, 38. In a statement, the Northern Regional Police Commander, Timothy Yoosa Bonga, said an AK-47 riffle loaded with 40 rounds of ammunition and 21 additional ammunition and one round of G3 riffle were found at the residence of one of the suspects, Ahmed. The statement added that the task force also retrieved an AK-47 assault riffle with two magazine loaded with 60 rounds of ammunition from the office of Iddris Yakubu Abdulai, the parliamentary candida...
Rapper FBG Duck killed, 2 wounded in Gold Coast shooting
Entertainment

Rapper FBG Duck killed, 2 wounded in Gold Coast shooting

Rapper FBG Duck was shot dead and two others were wounded in a targeted attack Tuesday afternoon on a Gold Coast street known for its high-end boutiques and luxury stores. The shoppers were standing on the sidewalk when a pair of vehicles pulled up, with two gunmen stepping out of each to open fire, Deputy Chief Daniel O’Shea said at a news conference at the scene. The shooting happened about 4:37 p.m. in the first block of East Oak Street, he said. FBG Duck, whose name is Carlton Weekly, was struck multiple times and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead about half an hour later, according to a police source and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was 26 years old. FBG Duck rose to national prominence in 2018 off the strength of his h...
One dead in Budumburam shooting
News

One dead in Budumburam shooting

A 29-year old man died from gunshot wounds after police tried to disarm him for terrorising residents with cutlass at the Budumburam Taxi Rank in the early hours of Saturday. DSP Irene Oppong, Central Regional Police Public Relations Officer, said the man was shot in the leg and on the left arm by the Police in an attempt to disarm him when he attempted to attack the police with a weapon. She explained that on Saturday, July 18, at about 0330 hours, the Kasoa Divisional Police received a distress call that a young man armed with two cutlasses was terrorising residents at the Gomoa Budumburam Taxi Station. She said a patrol team was dispatched to the scene and upon arrival met the man armed with two cutlasses chasing people around. DSP Oppong said he started attacking the polic...
Atlanta police chief resigns over shooting of Rayshard Brooks
World

Atlanta police chief resigns over shooting of Rayshard Brooks

Atlanta's Police Chief has resigned after the fatal shooting of an African-American who had fallen asleep in his car at a drive-through restaurant. Rayshard Brooks, 27, was shot by a police officer during a struggle on Friday evening, authorities say. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Erika Shields handed in her resignation on Saturday. Protesters in Atlanta took to the streets this weekend calling for action following Mr Brooks' death. On Saturday evening, demonstrators closed down a major highway, Interstate-75, in Atlanta. The Wendy's restaurant outside which Brooks died was also set on fire.Skip Twitter post by @PMBreakingNewsPM Breaking News@PMBreakingNews Breaking: The Wendy’s that rioters set on fire during protests in Atlanta, Georgia, in now engulfed in flames. Tensi...
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