Category Archives: Dead

Murder/Suicide – Killed – Mary Swierzewski (Bucks County, PA)

Mary Swierzewski

An Upper Bucks County man shot and killed his 59-year-old daughter and then turned the gun on himself Saturday night in Bucks County, according to District Attorney David Heckler.

A professional caregiver for the daughter, who had unspecified disabilities, had left the East Rockhill Township house to get food and discovered the bodies of Thaddeus Swierzewski, 78, and Mary Swierzewski when she returned about 9 p.m., Heckler said.

The Pennridge Regional Police Department determined that the shooting at Clymer and Sterner Mill Roads was a murder-suicide, Heckler said.

Bucks County Coroner Dr. Joseph Campbell said Mary Swierzewski was shot twice and that Thaddeus Swierzewski died from a single self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Killed – Ryan Madson (North Richland Hills, TX)

Ryan Madson

A 24-year-old North Richland Hills man was fatally wounded Saturday night after a shotgun being handled by a friend accidentally discharged, sheriff’s officials said.

Ryan Madson had been in another room of the residence when a pellet from the buckshot traveled through the room’s sheetrock, striking him in the head, said Terry Grisham, a spokesman with the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office.

Madson was taken to Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital, where he died from his injuries at 8:20 a.m. Sunday morning.

Grisham said several people were at the residence in the 7700 block of Peden Road in unincorporated Tarrant County when the shooting occurred about 8 p.m. He said the shooter’s wife called 911, reporting that her husband had accidentally shot his friend in the forehead.

Mass Shooting – Killed – Mario Lopez (Brooklyn, NY)


NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — At least one person was killed and three others were wounded in a shooting in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn on Saturday.

Mario Lopez, 18, of Brooklyn was found dead at the scene of the shooting on Marcy Avenue, in front of the Marcy Houses with gunshot wounds to his torso.

A second victim who was identified as a 13-year-old black male was taken to Woodhull Hospital with a gunshot wound to the neck, he was listed in critical condition.

A third victim, a 14-year-old black male was also taken to Woodhull with a gunshot wound to the leg, he was listed as stable.

The fourth victim, a 15-year-old black male, was taken to Kings County Hospital where he was listed as stable with a gunshot wound to the leg.

The shooting happened at 6:30 p.m. Saturday after a basketball tournament at the Marcy Houses, 472 Marcy Ave., the NYPD said. Lopez and the three teenagers were standing outside the housing complex when Reese allegedly opened fire on the four teenagers, spraying them with bullets, police said.

Killed – Male Teen – Davontae Timmahl Dukes (Fort Pierce, FL)


17-year-old Davontae Timmahl Dukes was shot to death shortly before 6pm Saturday just north of Fort Pierce.

St. Lucie County Sheriff’s investigators have arrested 15-year-old Demetrius Jermaine Osborne of 2901 Kingsley Drive (just north of Fort Pierce) for first-degree premeditated murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and unlawful possession of a firearm by a person less than 18 years old, according to St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken J. Mascara.

Mass Shooting – Killed – Terry Patterson (Chicago, IL)

Terry Patterson

CHICAGO (STMW) – A man was killed and seven others were wounded in a drive-by shooting Saturday on Chicago’s West Side that the police said was gang-related.

A 72-year-old woman was among the wounded, according to the police, who said she was shot in an ankle and was not among the most seriously injured.

The man killed, identified as 49-year-old Terry Patterson, was shot in the chest and groin and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 6:26 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

A detective on the scene said the shooting was gang-related, apparently related to a shooting on July 4.

This time, whoever pulled the trigger sprayed bullets across what appeared to be a large area. Yellow evidence markers stretched across an area of more than a block.

The shooting happened just before 6 p.m. on West Flournoy Street at South Francisco Avenue.

The shooting happened just before 6 p.m. on West Flournoy Street at South Francisco Avenue in Lawndale.

All of the wounded had been stabilized as of Saturday night. Five of them were at Stroger Hospital: the 72-year-old woman; a 41-year-old woman, who was shot twice in her right thigh; a man, 43, shot in the back and a leg; a 45-year-old man, shot in the groin; and a 48-year-old man, shot in the buttocks and lower leg.

A sixth person was taken to Mount Sinai — a 31-year-old man, shot in the wrist. And a 20-year-old woman showed up at Mount Sinair later, shot in the right leg.

Killed – Rory Claiborne (Inkster, MI)

Rory Claiborne

Saturday, a fourth murder was reported at Beech and Harriet. Rory Claiborne, 30, of Wayne was shot and killed. Police don’t have much to go on.

INKSTER (WWJ) – Police on Saturday recorded a fourth murder in Inkster over the July 4th holiday weekend after a 29-year-old man was shot to death in broad daylight.

Investigators say the man’s body was found at the intersection of Harriet and Beech streets, located within a residential neighborhood just off Michigan Avenue and Middlebelt Road.


Killed – Male Teen – Kelmyne Jones (Buffalo, NY)

Kelmyne Jones

A 14-year-old boy is facing a charge of second-degree murder in the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy during a weekend fight, reportedly sparked by a dispute over sneakers.

Myles D. Taylor III, 14, of Northland Avenue, was charged as an adult with shooting Kelmyne Jones Jr., 16, of Goulding Avenue, with a handgun after a large fight Saturday between two groups of young people on Northland on the East Side, police said.

The fight happened just before 4 p.m., police said, on the 200 block of Northland, which runs between Jefferson Avenue and Hager Street, six blocks from Canisius College. It ended with Kelmyne collapsed in a driveway, where police found him, officials said.