Public Shootings

'There's a Guy Driving Down Queen Street West, Pointing a Gun at People'

Christian Cotroneo | Posted 02.02.2014 | Canada
Christian Cotroneo

The sound of a man yelling erupted from the street. He was in a spotless Volkswagen Jetta, braying at oncoming drivers -- with the black barrel of a handgun resting on the driver's side window. I couldn't quite make out the faces of the drivers who took turns, with rather acute discomfort, as his target.

Why Gangs Are Taking Their Conflicts Public

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.03.2012 | Canada

OTTAWA - Toronto police called the shooter who opened fire in a downtown mall Saturday "one idiot with a gun."But some gang experts argue public shoot...