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Santa Monica Shooting

9 Questions for Santa Monica Chief of Police Jacqueline A. Seabrooks

Robert Gagnier | Posted 03.26.2014 | Los Angeles
Robert Gagnier

Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks is a 31-year law enforcement veteran with significant municipal policing experience. Under her leadership as Chief of Police in Inglewood, crime rates declined to levels not seen since the mid 1970s.

Kathleen Miles

Congressman Seeks To Ban Homemade Assault Weapons

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.17.2013 | Los Angeles

John Zawahri, the man who shot five people to death near Santa Monica College last month before being killed by police, failed a gun-purchase backgrou...

Santa Monica Shooter Laid To Rest With Father, Brother

Posted 06.18.2013 | Los Angeles

Santa Monica shooter John Zawahri was laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery Monday alongside his first two victims: his father, Samir Zawahri, and his bro...

There Was a Shooting at My School

Annie Stein | Posted 08.17.2013 | Crime
Annie Stein

That is what the shooting at my school has done to me. It brought the random surge of violence that we as a country, as a world, and we as human beings are experiencing at this point in time, straight to my door and laid it at my feet.

Details From Shooter's Letter: Remorse, But No Explanations

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 06.14.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A farewell note left behind by the Santa Monica gunman expressed remorse for the killing of his father and brother but provided no expl...

Let's Hear It for the NRA, Again. And Again.

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

The mass killings in Santa Monica didn't get as much attention nationally as some of the other (many other) recent mass killings, but perhaps that's because only five people were killed. But the killer had 1,300 rounds of ammunition. I repeat, 1,300 rounds of ammunition.

Six Months After Newtown, States Are Taking the Lead

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

The NRA and its "corporate partners" in the gun industry have opposed and blocked even the smallest steps forward to regulate firearms. This kind of obstruction has consequences for real people: families left bereft, communities devastated.

ANOTHER Shooting In Santa Monica

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.11.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Multiple gunshot victims were reported in Santa Monica, Calif., early Tuesday morning. The crime scene is just blocks away from Sant...

Shooter's Mom: His Father Was Abusive

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 08.11.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A Santa Monica gunman who killed five people last week was hospitalized for psychiatric evaluation in 2006 after police found bomb...

Gun Violence in America: The Continuing Tragedy

Robert L. Cavnar | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics
Robert L. Cavnar

Because apparently this tragic shooting did not involve enough victims, the news media gave it ho-hum coverage, I guess because this kind of mass murder is just so everyday, these days.

The Stories Of Those Killed In Santa Monica Shooting

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.10.2013 | Crime

Five people died and others were wounded when John Zawahri armed himself with a semi-automatic rifle and went on a shooting rampage Friday in Santa Mo...

Victim Remembers California Shooter's Cold Eyes

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 08.10.2013 | Crime

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Debra Fine lived to tell of her encounter with a heavily armed gunman who killed five people and wounded her and others in a S...

SaMo Residents React: 'I've Been Cryin' All Night'

Los Angeles Daily News | Dana Bartholomew | Posted 08.09.2013 | Los Angeles

The random shooting of strangers was supposed to happen far away, in places now dubbed Columbine, Aurora and Newtown. Instead, the terror occurred Fr...

Woman Put Herself Between Gunman & Victim

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 08.09.2013 | Los Angeles

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — What she remembered most about the man who fired at her were his eyes. Hard, cold and intense. There was "no hesitation,...

Gunman In L.A. Shooting Spree IDed

Reuters | Posted 08.09.2013 | Los Angeles

By Dana Feldman SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 8 (Reuters) - The gunman who killed four people in a shooting rampage in Santa Monica befor...

Victims Included Father, Brother Of Gunman

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 08.08.2013 | Los Angeles

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Police investigating why a heavily armed gunman plotted a rampage that killed four people and wounded several others were...

Shooting At Santa Monica College

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala & Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.11.2013 | Los Angeles

Santa Monica College was placed on lockdown Friday after reports that a suspect fired a gun inside a campus building just before noon. Five people ...

Santa Monica Police Officer Shot In Traffic Stop

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A Santa Monica Police Officer was shot and wounded during a DUI stop near the intersection of Pico and Lincoln Blvd early this morning. The LA Times r...