Guns & Ammunition Obtained by Convicted Felon Led to Tragic Deaths of Burnsville Police Officers and Paramedic

Burnsville, Minnesota – The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is currently investigating how Shannon Gooden, a 38-year-old man with a felony assault conviction, was able to obtain multiple firearms and a large amount of ammunition. This arsenal was used in the fatal shooting of two Burnsville police officers and a paramedic. Gooden had been legally prohibited from possessing firearms after his 2007 felony assault conviction, even though the charge was later reduced to a misdemeanor. …

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Suicide Confirmed as Cause of Death for Man Who Killed Two Police Officers and First Responder

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – The man who tragically took the lives of two Burnsville police officers and a firefighter has been confirmed to have died by suicide, according to the Hennepin County medical examiner’s office on Tuesday. Shannon Cortez Gooden, 38, succumbed to a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Sunday, the medical examiner’s office confirmed. The devastating incident occurred when Gooden fatally shot Burnsville Police Officers Paul Elmstrand and Matthew Ruge and Firefighter/Paramedic Adam Finseth. The tragic …

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Minnesota Man Kills 2 Police Officers, Paramedic At Domestic Disturbance Call After Losing Rights to Own Guns

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – A tragic incident unfolded in a Minneapolis suburb as a man, who was already prohibited from owning firearms, opened fire on first responders in Burnsville. The shooter, identified as Shannon Gooden, killed two police officers and a firefighter paramedic during a domestic disturbance call early Sunday morning. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, the 38-year-old Gooden was involved in a contentious dispute with the mother of …

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Burnsville Shooting: Shannon Gooden Kills Officers and Fireman in Hostage Crisis Before SWAT Intervention

BURNSVILLE, MINNESOTA – Shannon Gooden, known for his previous convictions and assault with a deadly weapon, recently barricaded himself inside a home with seven children, killing two police officers and a firefighter who also worked as a paramedic. Disturbing footage from a decade ago has resurfaced, showing Gooden gleefully firing a rifle. The first call to police came from the mother of a child inside the building, leading to a quick police response. Gooden had …

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Gun-Prohibited Man Kills Two Officers and Firefighter in Apparent Murder-Suicide

BURNSVILLE, MN – The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified the man responsible for the shooting that resulted in the deaths of two police officers and a firefighter on Sunday morning. The shooter, Shannon Gooden, 38, of Burnsville, was also killed in the incident, with reports indicating that he took his own life. Gooden had previously lost his right to own a gun due to a felony assault conviction in 2007, and his petition to …

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Minnesota Police Officers and First Responder Killed in Tragic Domestic Dispute Incident

BURNSVILLE, Minnesota – Two police officers and a first responder were tragically shot and killed early Sunday in Minnesota while responding to a domestic dispute at a residence with several children inside, according to state authorities. The shooter, who has not been publicly identified, is also deceased, but all seven children, aged two to 15, were safely rescued. Officials have not yet provided details on the shooter’s cause of death. The officers, both 27, and …

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Minnesota Police Officers and First Responder Killed in Deadly Shooting Incident

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Two police officers and a first responder were tragically killed in a shooting in Burnsville, Minnesota early Sunday. The suspect, involved in a standoff with law enforcement for four hours, has also died, according to the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association. The negotiations with the suspect took place for four hours before a SWAT team entered the suspect’s home where the shootings occurred. Seven children were found inside the home but …

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Lakewood Church Shooting: Female Assailant Killed by Off-Duty Officers During Service

HOUSTON, Texas – A terrifying incident at Lakewood Church in Houston on a calm Sunday afternoon led to the shooting of a female suspect by two off-duty officers. The woman arrived with her 7-year-old son, armed with rifles and what appeared to be a yellow rope resembling a detonation cord. The situation quickly escalated as the woman brandished an AR-15 rifle, pointing it at an unarmed security guard before firing the assault-style rifle in a …

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Gunfire Erupts at Houston’s Lakewood Church Led by Televangelist Joel Osteen as Off-Duty Law Enforcement Officers Thwart Female Shooters Rampage

HOUSTON, Texas – Two off-duty law enforcement officers in Houston thwarted a potentially catastrophic event on Sunday when they took down a woman who had opened fire at Lakewood Church, one of the largest evangelical churches in the US. The church is led by televangelist Joel Osteen, and the incident rattled the congregation as worshippers arrived for a Spanish language service. The woman, identified as 36-year-old Genesse Moreno, entered the megachurch armed with a long …

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Lakewood Church Shooter Killed by Security Officers After Injuring Son in Texas Megachurch

HOUSTON, Texas – A tragic shooting at a megachurch in Texas left a young boy critically injured, and authorities have identified the shooter as 36-year-old Genesse Ivonne Moreno. The shooter, who was the father of the injured boy, used an AR-style rifle before being killed by off-duty officers working security at the church. Moreno had a history of mental illness and had been placed under emergency detention in 2016, according to police. The motive for …

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