After Texas shooting rampage in Ohio at least nine dead 16 injured

first_imgOhio: Hours after 20 people were killed in a shooting at a Walmart store in Texas, at least nine people were killed and 16 injured in a shooting rampage in Ohio, AP reported. Ohio’s Dayton Police said that the gunman has been killed.Dayton police tweeted that the shooting began in the Oregon District at 1:00 a.m., but that officers nearby were able to “put an end to it quickly.” “The shooter is deceased. There are nine others also deceased. At least 16 others went to area hospitals with injuries,” Dayton Police said on Twitter, adding that the FBI is on the scene, assisting in the investigation. Also Read – India gets first tranche of Swiss bank a/c details Miami Valley Hospital spokeswoman Terrea Little said 16 victims have been received at the hospital, but she couldn’t confirm their conditions. Kettering Health Network spokeswoman Elizabeth Long said multiple victims from a shooting had been brought to system hospitals but didn’t have details on how many. The Oregon District is a historic neighbourhood near downtown Dayton that’s home to entertainment options, including bars, restaurants and theatres. Police have not said where in the district the shooting took place. Also Read – Tourists to be allowed in J&K from Thursday Earlier in the day, twenty people were killed and more than 25 were injured in a shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas. The gunman, identified as a 21-year-old male, has been arrested. The rampage comes six days after a teenage gunman killed three people at a food festival in Northern California. Both the shootings come six days after a teenage gunman killed three people at a food festival in Northern California.(With inputs from Indian Express)last_img read more

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Tories turn to Bryan Adams songwriter for election campaign theme

first_imgTORONTO — The Progressive Conservatives have turned to Bryan Adams’ longtime hitmaker Jim Vallance to pen their campaign song.The guitar-driven tune is packed with Vallance’s trademarked pop-rock zeal, as a chorus of voices belt lyrics that include: “A brand new day, a better way, it’s time for you to get ahead.” A bilingual version offers the second and last verses in French.Vallance’s chart-toppers include Adams’ hits “Cuts Like a Knife,” “Run to You,” “Summer of ’69” and “Somebody.” He’s also provided songs for Michael Buble, Aerosmith, Rod Stewart and KISS.The federal election campaign formally launches today, with the vote set for Oct. 21.Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer kicks off his campaign in Quebec and Ontario, while Prime Minister and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is set to fly to British Columbia for a rally in the NDP-held riding of Vancouver-Kingsway.The NDP will be in London, Ont., while the Greens are in British Columbia, where Elizabeth May will launch her campaign in Victoria. The Canadian Presslast_img read more

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