Shooting

Suspect in Asian’s shooting killed by guards: Police

NCD metropolitan superintendent, Commander Perou N’Dranou, said: “One of the suspects that was involved in the shooting was shot dead by security during the armed holdup that went wrong at the Five-Mile service station last Saturday.”

N’Dranou said he received a brief from his investigators fitting the description of the suspect.

The man was allegedly involved in the armed robbery and shooting of a Malaysian man outside Fortune Club earlier this month.

Kramer to pursue shooting case

The Member said he is aware of the incident and will have a discussion with the provincial police commander for Madang to investigate and if found that Police were involved in the shooting as alleged, than these men will be asked to stand down.

The 16-year-old was shot after allegedly being involved in an armed robbery, he and four other men were pursued to a nearby Island, a few kilometres away from the airport, where he was shot dead, while the other men were shot on their ankles and knees.

Erima shooting investigation progressing well: Police

The investigative case is now with ballistics team for bullet shell casings to be screened and tested.

NCD police boss, Perou N’Dranou, said to investigate any case or report, police are given three months to investigate.

“We are into the first month and we are already doing well on it,” N’Dranou stated.

The chief investigator in his briefs states that investigations have completed the initial stage – the scene of crime management.

The five bullet shells were with forensics and will now go to ballistics to be tested.

Malaysian man victim of public shooting

It was reported that five armed men attempted to stop the vehicle but the expatriate, believed to be the manager of the Imperial Restaurant, was determined to get away.

The shooting took place at around 8am today as the man, believed to be in his late 40s, was leaving the Imperial Restaurant inside the Fortune Club.

An eyewitness who resides next to the Fortune Club told TVWan news that the criminals were armed with factory made guns and had been waiting outside the gate as the Malaysian drove out.

​Late Konga’s body repatriated

On arrival at the Kagamuga International Airport in Mt Hagen, from Port Moresby, the casket was then flown over by chopper to his village in the Anglimp South Waghi District.

His immediate relatives and tribesmen convoyed to receive his body at the airport. The atmosphere was fused with heavy emotion as the vehicles passed along the highway to his village.

At Rolgomb Village, thousands turned up to receive his casket.

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Kua successfully retains seat!

Kerenga Kua has successfully retained his seat as MP for Sinasina-Yongumugl in Chimbu Province.

http://www.looppng.com/elections/kua-successfully-retains-seat-63372

 

First from Enga to be declared

John Pundari was the first Member to be declared winner in Enga Province for the Kompiam-Ambum Open seat on Thursday afternoon.

Shots fired on driver 'attacking police' near US Congress

The woman was not shot, Washington Metropolitan Police spokesperson Rachel Reid told the BBC, and no injuries have been reported.

She was taken into custody and the incident prompted a lockdown at one of the Congress buildings.

The incident follows driving attacks last week in London and Brussels.

Capitol Police spokeswoman Eva Malecki said the suspect is a woman, and the incident is "criminal in nature with no nexus to terrorism".

The incident occurred after officers observed an "erratic and aggressive driver" and tried to pull her car over.

Death robots: Where next after Dallas?

While robots and unmanned systems have been used by the military before, this is the first time the police within the US have used such a technique with lethal intent

"Other options would have exposed our officers to greater danger," the Dallas police chief said.

Robots are spreading fast. What might that mean?

 

Killer drones

Slain Sacramento community college student identified

The Sacramento Bee reports Friday that the Sacramento County Coroner's Office has identified the man as 25-year-old Roman P. Gonzalez of Sacramento as the victim of Thursday's deadly shooting at Sacramento City College.

The gunman remains at large. Authorities said another victim was hospitalized and is expected to survive and a third was grazed by a bullet. Their names have not been released. All three were students at the school.

The college reopened Friday.

Student killed in shooting at Savannah State University

A statement posted on the university's website identified the deceased as Christopher Starks, a 22-year-old junior from the Atlanta area. The statement says he died at a hospital of gunshot wounds sustained during an altercation at the student union. Additional details on the nature of the fight weren't immediately available.

The campus lockdown was lifted around midnight, university spokeswoman Loretta Heyward told The Associated Press.