He was one of those students who made his teachers proud. Smart, polite and handsome, Joe Gibbs surprised no one when he left California after graduating in 2007 and came to Atlanta to attend Morehouse College.“We just knew he was going to go off to a good school,” teacher Sharon O’Neal told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.But last week, Gibbs was shot multiple times inside his car, not far from the Morehouse campus. His death came as a shock to those both in his hometown outside of Los Angeles and in Atlanta.“It’s just a huge blow to us,” O’Neal said Monday afternoon.O’Neal said she met Gibbs as a young student in the Culver City, Calif., school system, but also as a parent with children who were classmates of Gibbs.
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(CNN) — Four shootings in less than an hour rocked the Nebraska city of Omaha on Saturday afternoon, a violent string of events that ended with one suspected gunman dead and several other people injured, police said.
The police tweeted that the shootings all took place in South Omaha, not far from where the College World Series — the NCAA championship for baseball — kicked off Saturday.
The first shooting occurred just after 2 p.m. (3 p.m. ET), Omaha police Lt. Mark Matuza told reporters, according to video posted on the Omaha News-Herald’s website.
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VALLEJO, Calif. —
A man who allegedly shot and killed his wife in a Vallejo alley Saturday afternoon before he was gunned down by police has been identified as business owner Mohammed Naas.
Naas, 57, owned Cyber Computer at 11 Tennessee St. with his wife Nadia Duwebi, 49, police said today.
Police responded to Quincy Alley, to the rear of 11 Tennessee St. and adjacent to 810 Butte St., just after 1:30 p.m. after numerous callers reported a shooting, Lt. Lee Horton said.
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CINCINNATI – Just a week after community organizers met to address a recent uptick in violence , Over the Rhine experienced its second homicide in just over a two week period.
Cincinnati police responded to a call of a possible shooting within the 1700 block of Race Street, just north of West Liberty Street, around 6 a.m. Sunday morning.
It was there that investigators report they found Antonio Wright, 32, shot in the head on the sidewalk just outside his residence.
As of May 29, the historic Cincinnati neighborhood that has seen a focused revitalization experienced 13 shootings, an aggravated robbery, and the killing of William Barnes, 29 , on Friday, May 24. Barnes’ was found dead in Goose Alley near Race and Vine streets. Police are still seeking a seeking suspects in that case.
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One person was killed and a police officer was injured Friday night in Clayton County.
The incident occurred on Tara Boulevard near the intersection with Upper Riverdale Road, according to Sgt. Kevin Hughes with Clayton County police. The names of those involved were not released late Friday.
Investigators believe the incident began as a “rolling domestic dispute” between a man and a woman traveling in separate vehicles, Hughes said.
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