VELIKA IVANCA, Serbia (AP) — A 60-year-old veteran gunned down 13 people in Serbia, including his mother, his son and a two-year-old cousin, in a pre-dawn house-to-house rampage Tuesday before shooting himself and his wife, police and hospital officials said.The man, identified as Ljubisa Bogdanovic, used a handgun in the shooting spree at five houses in Velika Ivanca, a village 50 kilometers (30 miles) southeast of Belgrade, emergency hospital spokeswoman Nada Macura said.Twelve people were killed immediately between 5 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. and one person died in a Belgrade hospital, Serbian police chief Milorad Veljovic said. The man and his wife were both severely injured by the shootings and another person was also injured, Macura said.”We were all caught by surprise,” Veljovic told reporters. “Most of the victims were shot while they were asleep.”He said the motive for the killings was unclear.Media reports said the suspect had a license for the handgun. Although such shootings are relatively rare in Serbia, weapons are readily available, mostly from the 1990s wars in the Balkans.Residents said the man first killed his son before leaving the house and then began shooting his neighbors. They expressed shock, describing the suspect as a nice quiet man.Continue Reading… … Read More
The killing spree took place in the village of Velika Ivanca, some 50 kilometers the Serbian capital Belgrade.The suspect was identified as 60-year-old Ljubisa B, according to Belgrade emergency hospital spokeswoman Nada Macura.The man reportedly tried to kill his wife and himself following the shooting. Both are currently in serious condition. … Read More
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TUSTIN, Calif. — Authorities say a shooting spree through Orange County, Calif., has left four people dead, including the shooter, and several others injured.
Orange County sheriff’s spokesman Jim Amormino said Tuesday the shootings began at 4:45 a.m. when deputies responding to a call found a female shot multiple times in a house in Ladera Ranch.
Three more people were fatally shot in the next 25 minutes after carjackings in Tustin and Santa Ana.
Amormino says the suspect shot himself at an intersection in Tustin.
The motive for the shootings is still unclear and it’s also unclear if the victims knew each other or the shooter.
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