Authorities have 20 year old Eric Black Jr. in custody and have charged him with Capital Murder for the shooting death of 7 year old Jazmine Barnes. He admitted to shooting Jazmine and her family in the car because he thought they were a rival gang.
After demonstrator in Charlotte, North Carolina was shot critically injured durning protest Governor Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency in Charlotte. The protest came after the death of Keith Lamont Scott who was shot and killed by police.
Charlotte Police report four officers sustained injuries non-life threatening injuries during the demonstrations. The National Guard has been deployed.
Police are calling it a mass casualty shooting: after 50 people were found dead and 53 injured at a Florida night club. Pulse, a gay night club in downtown Orlando, was like a scene out of a movie according to witnesses. Early Sunday morning an unknown gunman held club goers hostage while firing 20 to 30 rounds into the crowd.
When police arrived gunfire was exchanged between them and the assailant leaving him dead at the scene. Motives and word on whether or not the killer had an assistant is still in question. The possibility of this tragedy being a terrorist attack is still under investigation.