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# shot-dead - Friday 31 January, 2020

Man shot dead in India after taking over 20 children hostage at his daughter's birthday
# India
# India

Man shot dead in India after taking over 20 children hostage at his daughter's birthday

Jan 31st 2020, 8:56 AM 23,427 Views 42 Comments

His wife was also beaten to death during the incident.

# shot-dead - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to visit Coolock/Darndale area after recent gun murders
# Dublin
# Dublin

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to visit Coolock/Darndale area after recent gun murders

Updated May 29th 2019, 12:50 PM 62,698 Views 98 Comments

Varadkar says he will visit the area “as soon as I can find a little bit of time”.

# shot-dead - Friday 24 May, 2019

Irishman shot and killed by police in Germany
# Hamburg
# Hamburg

Irishman shot and killed by police in Germany

May 24th 2019, 9:13 PM 70,582 Views 54 Comments

The incident happened in the city of Hamburg on Wednesday.

# shot-dead - Monday 9 April, 2018

Man (40s) shot dead by police in east London
# Met Police
# Met Police

Man (40s) shot dead by police in east London

Apr 9th 2018, 10:23 AM 27,124 Views 41 Comments

The incident occurred early this morning.

# shot-dead - Monday 14 August, 2017

Three men shot dead at point-blank range during drag racing event in Wisconsin
# Great Lakes
# Great Lakes

Three men shot dead at point-blank range during drag racing event in Wisconsin

Aug 14th 2017, 10:35 AM 28,797 Views 44 Comments

Police estimated that up to 5,000 people were at Larry’s Fun Fest racing event yesterday.

# shot-dead - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Man dressed in women's clothes asked directions to pigeon club before murdering man, court hears
# CLONSILLA SHOOTING
# CLONSILLA SHOOTING

Man dressed in women's clothes asked directions to pigeon club before murdering man, court hears

Jun 22nd 2017, 2:31 PM 16,494 Views 0 Comments

It is alleged that Christopher McDonald shot Keith Walker dead.

# shot-dead - Monday 29 May, 2017

Police want information on where known loyalist was before he was shot dead in front of son (3)
# Bangor
# Bangor

Police want information on where known loyalist was before he was shot dead in front of son (3)

May 29th 2017, 11:07 PM 12,743 Views 4 Comments

He was shot at Sainsbury’s car park in Bangor yesterday afternoon.

# shot-dead - Monday 15 May, 2017

Seventeen prisoners shot dead following mass breakout in a Papua New Guinea prison
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Seventeen prisoners shot dead following mass breakout in a Papua New Guinea prison

May 15th 2017, 8:09 AM 11,332 Views 10 Comments

Jails in Papua New Guinea are often overcrowded and conditions are poor.

# shot-dead - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Wife and stepson of KKK leader charged with his murder
# Shot Dead
# Shot Dead

Wife and stepson of KKK leader charged with his murder

Feb 14th 2017, 10:15 AM 29,113 Views 0 Comments

The KKK leader was shot in the head.

# shot-dead - Friday 13 January, 2017

Passerby shoots and kills man who was attacking police officer
# Arizona
# Arizona

Passerby shoots and kills man who was attacking police officer

Jan 13th 2017, 7:50 AM 29,847 Views 81 Comments

The passerby was thanked by police who said the officer could have died without the assistance.

# shot-dead - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Gun found in burned out car close to where criminal Mark Desmond was shot dead
# Murder Inquiry
# Murder Inquiry

Gun found in burned out car close to where criminal Mark Desmond was shot dead

Dec 3rd 2016, 2:02 PM 48,267 Views 75 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

# shot-dead - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Dublin man killed in case of mistaken identity is laid to rest
# Majorca
# Majorca

Dublin man killed in case of mistaken identity is laid to rest

Aug 30th 2016, 2:51 PM 18,615 Views 9 Comments

Dublin Lord Mayor Brendan Carr and city manager Owen Keegan were among the mourners at Trevor O’Neill’s funeral.

# shot-dead - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Wife of Eagles founder Randy Meisner killed in accidental shooting
# Rifle
# Rifle

Wife of Eagles founder Randy Meisner killed in accidental shooting

Mar 8th 2016, 11:29 AM 22,526 Views 22 Comments

Lana Rae Meisner was shot and killed at their Los Angeles home.

# shot-dead - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Video shows LA police shooting an armed man dead as he crawled away
# Gunned Down
# Gunned Down

Video shows LA police shooting an armed man dead as he crawled away

Dec 13th 2015, 11:02 AM 30,139 Views 69 Comments

Police say the man had been firing a gun into the air.

# shot-dead - Monday 12 October, 2015

Michael Dwyer's mother searches for answers into her son's death in new film
# Bolivia
# Bolivia

Michael Dwyer's mother searches for answers into her son's death in new film

Oct 12th 2015, 9:14 AM 15,607 Views 27 Comments

The Tipperary man was shot dead in Bolivia in 2009. Authorities state he had links to a terrorist group – something his family categorically refutes.

# shot-dead - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Police hunt for three suspects after officer is shot dead
# Chicago
# Chicago

Police hunt for three suspects after officer is shot dead

Sep 1st 2015, 9:14 PM 16,858 Views 36 Comments

The man was a father of four.

# shot-dead - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Family of Jean Charles de Menzes fight the decision not to charge police for his death
# London
# London

Family of Jean Charles de Menzes fight the decision not to charge police for his death

Jun 10th 2015, 6:08 AM 9,375 Views 18 Comments

Jean Charles de Menezes was shot dead by two police officers 10 years ago.

# shot-dead - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

'Terrorism suspect' lunged at police with a knife before they shot him dead
# Police Shooting
# Police Shooting

'Terrorism suspect' lunged at police with a knife before they shot him dead

Jun 3rd 2015, 9:21 AM 8,202 Views 36 Comments

Usaama Rahim’s brother says he was shot in the back.

# shot-dead - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Hundreds are attending a vigil for a cow shot dead by police
# Moooving
# Moooving

Hundreds are attending a vigil for a cow shot dead by police

May 20th 2015, 6:40 PM 21,697 Views 34 Comments

Bessie posed ‘a significant risk’ to the public after escaping from a farm.

# shot-dead - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Police admit investigation into Jock Davison's murder is 'very challenging'
# Murder
# Murder

Police admit investigation into Jock Davison's murder is 'very challenging'

May 12th 2015, 4:00 PM 11,522 Views 25 Comments

He was shot five times on his way to work.

# shot-dead - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Ex-IRA commander Jock Davison gunned down in Belfast
# Murder
# Murder

Ex-IRA commander Jock Davison gunned down in Belfast

May 5th 2015, 9:30 PM 79,045 Views 105 Comments

The 47-year-old was on his way to a local community centre where he worked when he was shot.

# shot-dead - Monday 4 May, 2015

Two men shot dead at US Mohammed cartoon event
# Texas
# Texas

Two men shot dead at US Mohammed cartoon event

May 4th 2015, 5:08 PM 43,307 Views 323 Comments

The convention was attended by controversial Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders.

# shot-dead - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Elderly man arrested over 1974 murder of 27-year-old with mental age of 6 year old
# Antrim
# Antrim

Elderly man arrested over 1974 murder of 27-year-old with mental age of 6 year old

Apr 21st 2015, 9:56 AM 11,285 Views 76 Comments

The case of John Pat Cunningham was reopened this year.

# shot-dead - Monday 30 March, 2015

One dead after attack by two men "disguised as women" on NSA headquarters
# USA
# USA

One dead after attack by two men "disguised as women" on NSA headquarters

Mar 30th 2015, 5:54 PM 20,759 Views 26 Comments

One person was shot dead after driving an SUV into the agency’s building.

# shot-dead - Sunday 25 January, 2015

'This wasn't her life plan but she's doing her absolute best being both Mam and Dad'
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

'This wasn't her life plan but she's doing her absolute best being both Mam and Dad'

Jan 25th 2015, 7:45 AM 33,564 Views 21 Comments

Garda Detective Adrian Donohoe was shot dead two years ago today.

# shot-dead - Friday 31 October, 2014

The Pentagon says the Navy Seal who shot bin Laden should not reveal himself
# 9/11
# 9/11

The Pentagon says the Navy Seal who shot bin Laden should not reveal himself

Oct 31st 2014, 10:00 PM 22,765 Views 52 Comments

The Pentagon said that anyone who participated in the 2011 operation was still bound by a non-disclosure agreement.

# shot-dead - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Family of Irishman shot dead by police travel to Bolivia to seek justice
# Michael Dwyer
# Michael Dwyer

Family of Irishman shot dead by police travel to Bolivia to seek justice

Sep 11th 2014, 7:01 AM 11,244 Views 19 Comments

Michael Dwyer died from a single gunshot wound inflicted at a Santa Cruz hotel.

# shot-dead - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sep 7th 2014, 8:00 PM 13,515 Views 2 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Phil Hogan and Irish Water, Ukraine truce, and an Irish criminal being shot dead in Costa del Sol.

# shot-dead - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Two men arrested over murder of man in Meath car park
# Shot Dead
# Shot Dead

Two men arrested over murder of man in Meath car park

May 29th 2014, 4:15 PM 20,498 Views 9 Comments

Peter Butterly was shot dead in Gormanston last year.

# shot-dead - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

One of the first white-tailed eagles bred in Ireland found dead after being shot
# Crime
# Crime

One of the first white-tailed eagles bred in Ireland found dead after being shot

Mar 5th 2014, 10:20 PM 40,552 Views 186 Comments

A post-mortem confirmed that the bird had dozens of shotgun pellets lodged in its body, but appears to have starved to death.

# shot-dead - Friday 24 January, 2014

Man-eating tiger believed to have killed 3 people shot dead in India
# Attacks
# Attacks

Man-eating tiger believed to have killed 3 people shot dead in India

Jan 24th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,639 Views 48 Comments

“Now everyone is relieved, everything is back to normal.”

# shot-dead - Friday 13 September, 2013

Two men found shot dead in Co. Antrim
# Shot Dead
# Shot Dead

Two men found shot dead in Co. Antrim

Sep 13th 2013, 8:09 PM 15,587 Views 33 Comments

The men were discovered with fatal wounds in the Feystown Road area of Glenarm.

# shot-dead - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Police in Mozambique investigate death of Irishman William Deasy
# Mozambique
# Mozambique

Police in Mozambique investigate death of Irishman William Deasy

Feb 26th 2013, 9:41 AM 7,591 Views 6 Comments

The Cork man is reported to have died while working for Kentz Engineering in the north east of the country.

# shot-dead - Thursday 14 February, 2013

UPDATE: South African athlete Oscar Pistorius charged with murder
# Oscar Pistorius
# Oscar Pistorius

UPDATE: South African athlete Oscar Pistorius charged with murder

Feb 14th 2013, 10:20 AM 49,095 Views 121 Comments

A case of mistaken identity? The Paralympic gold medallist is said to be in shock after he reportedly shot dead his girlfriend at his home in Pretoria.

# shot-dead - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Two men released in connection with death of Darren Guerrine
# Darren Guerrine
# Darren Guerrine

Two men released in connection with death of Darren Guerrine

Dec 4th 2012, 3:00 PM 4,063 Views 1 Comment

Guerrine was found shot dead on the bank of the Grand Canal in west Dublin just a few yards from his home on 18 February 2008.

# shot-dead - Friday 19 October, 2012

Garda appeal on fourth anniversary of shooting of 21-year-old
# Gavin McCarthy
# Gavin McCarthy

Garda appeal on fourth anniversary of shooting of 21-year-old

Oct 19th 2012, 10:29 AM 5,480 Views 3 Comments

With the fourth anniversary of the shooting of Gavin McCarthy being marked today, gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

# shot-dead - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Two Doctors Without Borders staff "shot by fellow employee"
# Somalia
# Somalia

Two Doctors Without Borders staff "shot by fellow employee"

Dec 29th 2011, 5:44 PM 3,296 Views 2 Comments

The incident involved a disgruntled former employee and took place in the Somali capital of Mogadishu today.

# shot-dead - Monday 17 October, 2011

Was Vincent Van Gogh murdered?
# Murdered
From The Daily Edge
# Murdered

Was Vincent Van Gogh murdered?

Oct 17th 2011, 2:26 PM 676 Views 8 Comments

New book says Sunflower and Starry Night artist did not die from self-inflicted wound, but was shot by two boys he used to go drinking with while painting in France.

# shot-dead - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Irishman from the Aran Islands shot dead in Boston
# Shooting
# Shooting

Irishman from the Aran Islands shot dead in Boston

Oct 11th 2011, 1:43 PM 2,390 Views 1 Comment

The man has been named as Ciaran Conneely who had been living in the US for the past 12 years.