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Community responds to shooting of Belmont resident

Community responds to shooting of Belmont resident

Connor Lin, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018


Filed under News, Top News

A 19-year-old man was shot on Chula Vista Drive in Belmont. The shooting took place around 4:50 p.m. on the evening of Jan. 17 in front of the victim’s house. Police officers arrived at the scene soon after. Sergeant Pete Lotti of the Belmont Police Department said, “We believe that there ...

Man shot at Bel Mateo Bowl

Man shot at Bel Mateo Bowl

Nicole del Cardayre, Staff Writer

December 21, 2016


Filed under News

On Dec. 16, a man was shot several times outside of Bel Mateo Bowl. According to KTVU News, the shooting appeared to be an isolated incident and the victim was targeted. Around 10 p.m. the San Mateo police office received many phone calls from citizens expressing their concern regarding the sound...

San Francisco high school falls victim to shooting

San Francisco high school falls victim to shooting

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016


Filed under News, Top News

Another day, another school shooting. On Tuesday, Oct. 18, four victims were left injured, one in critical condition, when shots were fired at San Francisco's June Jordan School for Equity and City Arts and Tech High School, two schools which share the same campus on La Grande Avenue in the Excelsior...

Michigan shooting taints Uber credibility

Michigan shooting taints Uber credibility

Sarah Tocatlian, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016


Filed under News

Six dead. Two injured. Suspect, Jason Brian Dalton, is believed to have been the man behind the shooting rampage in Kalamazoo, Michigan, that occurred on the evening of Saturday Feb. 20. The first shooting, where a woman was shot multiple times in an apartment complex parking lot, was report...

America shocked by consecutive mass shootings

America shocked by consecutive mass shootings

Skylar Weiss, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015


Filed under Campus, Top News

There have been two shootings since Black Friday: one at a Planned Parenthood clinic, and one at a center for people with developmental disabilities. On Friday, three people were shot and nine were wounded under open fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. Of the three victims killed,...

Gun violence still rampant with lack of regulations

Gun violence still rampant with lack of regulations

Sarah Schisla, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top News

It happened again. Only this time, the tragedy was broadcast live on television. The names and details are different each time, but innocent lives have once again been cut short by an angry man with a gun. Enough is enough. Since the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, America has seen nearly 9...

Some see Chapel Hill shooting as a hate crime

Some see Chapel Hill shooting as a hate crime

Sarah Schisla, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2015


Filed under News, Top News

On Tuesday, February 10, three young Muslim students were murdered in Chapel Hill, N.C. over what police have characterized as a “neighborhood parking dispute.” However, many are calling for the shooting to be investigated as a hate crime. Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23; his wife Yusor Mohammad Abu-...

Second shooting at Ford Hood in five years

Second shooting at Ford Hood in five years

Dana Benelli, Staff Writer

April 8, 2014


Filed under News

It’s happened again. Army Specialist Ivan Lopez killed three people in a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, on April 2. Lopez also wounded 16 other people before shooting himself when confronted by a female military police officer. Fort Hood experienced a shooting back in 2009 that left 13 soldiers dead ...

Accident shooting kills Palestinian teen

Accident shooting kills Palestinian teen

Ayesha Abbasi, Social Media Editor/Columnist

January 15, 2013


Filed under News

Palestinian doctors attempted to save a 17 year-old boy's life after an accidental shooting by an Israeli officer on Jan. 15, 2013 in Ramallah, West Bank. The teen got caught up during a protest near a borderline that was held by local residents against the Israeli troop. The separation barrier...

Shooting and vehicle crash on Highway 101

Shooting and vehicle crash on Highway 101

Gabriela d'Souza, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2012


Filed under Campus

On Sept. 30, a shooting and vehicle crash occurred on Highway 101 at the Holly Street exit in San Carlos. The incident sent three people to the hospital that afternoon and closed the southbound lanes for nearly four hours. Belmont police have stated that the shooting took place around 3:41 p.m.,...

History repeats itself: Virginia Tech shooting

History repeats itself: Virginia Tech shooting

December 9, 2011


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Officer Deriek W. Crouse, age 39, was slain at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University on Thursday, December 8. According to police, the shooter was a 22 year old male, Ross Truett Ashley. Ashley was a near by part-time student at Radford University. The reasoning for why thi...

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