A 52-year-old Florida man claimed self-defense after police questioned him about shooting another customer in a pizzeria. Slow service and complaining customers in a restaurant isn’t unusual, but when this occurred at a Little Caesars located in St. Petersburg, FL, the complaining customer ended up getting shot. Now the alleged shooter is facing criminal charges for his actions.
Back in March, Alexander Song, a student at the University of Maryland, made numerous online threats of a shooting rampage on the College Park campus. Song was immediately dismissed from the school and taken into Police custody. This week, months after the original threat, Song entered a plea of guilty to the charges he faced as part of a plea deal that will enable him to avoid jail time.
Every state requires individuals convicted of certain sex crimes to be placed on the state’s sex offender registry list. The list provides a way for law enforcement officials to track offenders and to notify the surrounding communities of their presence. State law lists 21 different sex offenses for which a person has to register. These offenses include sexual assault, sexual abuse of a child, child prostitution, sex trafficking of a minor, and failing to register as a sex offender.
A midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises turned tragic early Friday morning when a gunman opened fire on a theatre in Aurora, Colorado, leaving 12 dead and another 38 injured. The youngest victim of the incident was just three months old, and many other victims are still in critical condition in local hospitals.