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International: Disgruntled fired employee shoots five workers in Orlando, kills himself

A disgruntled former employee at an Orlando, Florida RV accessory business fatally shot five workers Monday morning before turning the gun on himself, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

The shooting was first reported around 8 a.m. at the headquarters for Fiamma, Inc. Once deputies arrived on scene, they found three men and one woman already dead, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said during a press conference.

A fifth man was transported to a nearby hospital where he died, according to Demings.

Taxi driver shot by police officer in towing incident

An investigation is on following the shooting of a 36-year-old taxi driver by a woman police officer in San Fernando last night.

According to reports, the man of Ridgewood Gardens, Golconda, parked his vehicle at the Ste Madeleine taxi stand on Coffee Street, in the vicinity of Machismo Bar around 5.20 pm.

Police say two constables attempted to find the driver and when they could not, they ordered a wrecker to remove the vehicle.

Police say the man appeared and entered the vehicle at the driver's side and began reversing.

Man shot in San Fernando

A shooting incident has left one man fighting for his life at hospital.

Around 7.20 pm on Wednesday Kyle Collins was sitting in a white Nissan Laurel at Matthew Street in Marabella, when a lone gunman approached him and opened fire.

Residents notified the police and the man was rushed to the San Fernando General Hospital where he is warded in a critical condition.

Investigations are ongoing.

Developing: Police officer shot dead, another injured in Paris attack

Armed police have blocked off the Champs Elysees in Paris after an officer was killed and another wounded in a shooting.

A report citing a police source said the person who fired on officers had been killed in turn.

There were at least two attackers and police said the shooting was very probably a "terrorist act".

Police urged people to avoid the area.

A witness identified only as Ines told French television station BFM that she heard a shooting, saw a man's body on the ground and the area was quickly evacuated by police.

Police shoot homeless man on Frederick Street

Police have shot and injured a man on Frederick Street next to City Hall.

The man has been rushed to hospital.

According to reports, the homeless man attempted to rob the occupant of a passing vehicle just after noon today.

He was confronted by police after an alarm was raised and police say the man turn and attacked them forcing them to open fire.

The man is said to be a former police officer.

He is being treated at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital.

International: Two dead, two injured in San Bernadino school shooting

Two adults are dead in a San Bernardino North Park Elementary School classroom in what is believed to be murder-suicide, San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan tweeted.

Authorities believe the suspect is down and there is no further threat, Burguan said.

California authorities responded to a report of a shooting at the school.

Two students were transported to a hospital.

The other students in the school were being evacuated and taken to a nearby school.

SOURCE: http://edition.cnn.com

19-year-old Diego Martin man shot dead on Duncan Street

Police are investigating a murder on Duncan Street in Port of Spain Monday morning.

The shooting incident occurred 9 am. 

The victims has been identified as 19-year-old Kareem Richardson of Factory Road, Diego Martin.

Police say they responded to reports of loud explosions.

They say Richardson was rushed to the Port of Spain General Hospital suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. 

He died while undergoing treatment. 

Investigations are continuing.

Police shoot Rio Claro man; family disputes police story

Relatives of Paul Smith, who was allegedly gunned down by police last night, are calling for justice, saying that he was innocently killed.

Initial reports suggest that around 7 pm, police were pursuing suspects in a robbery along the Tabaquite Road, Rio Claro.

They eventually caught up with the getaway vehicle in a lonely area surrounded by teak trees and a shootout occurred.

Smith was shot several times and died on the spot.

However, Smith’s father, Andrew said the police version of events were inaccurate.

Fiery protests on Nelson & George Streets after man is shot

Police have been trying to quell protests on Nelson and George Streets, following the shooting and wounding of a man there earlier today.

The man, identified as 35-year-old Akim Thomas, was shot around 2.30 Tuesday afternoon.

Residents squared off against the police following the shooting and lit debris in the roads in protest.

The protest action caused gridlock traffic in several parts of East Port-of-Spain.

Police say Thomas was shot during a dispute with another man over a woman.

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