A gunman opened fire in a German court Tuesday, killing a woman before turning the gun on himself. The attack came less than a month after a teenager killed 15 people in a gun rampage in the German town of Winnenden.
Three police officers who had responded to a domestic disturbance call ended up being killed by a man wearing a bullet-proof vest after a 4-hour shootout at a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania home. Three others were seriously wounded.
Police began investigating the murderous rampage at the American Civic Association in the New York town of Binghamton. The suspect, who killed at least 13 people, is reportedly a 41-year-old Vietnamese immigrant.
A gunman killed up to 14 people and took dozens hostage at an immigration centre in Binghamton, New York, before reportedly shooting himself, according to local television. The remaining hostages have been freed.
US President Barack Obama, currently in Strasbourg for a NATO conference, said he was horrified by the "senseless violence" of the shooting at an immigration centre in Binghamton, New York, in which 14 died, including the gunman.
A gunman has killed up to 13 people and taken dozens captive at an immigration centre in Binghamton, New York state, according to local media reports, which said two men had been led from the building in restraints.
A memorial service in honour of the 15 victims of a teenage gunman who went on a shooting rampage at his former school in the town of Winnenden, Germany, was held on Saturday in the presence of Chancellor Angela Merkel.
A teenager and his three friends were arrested for allegedly firing an air rifle at mothers collecting children at a nursery school in the French city of Lyon. Three people were lightly injured in the incident.