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A list of recent high-profile shootings in the US

The church shooting Thursday in Alabama that killed two people and wounded another is just the latest recent high-profile shooting in May and June

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The church shooting Thursday in Alabama is just the latest recent high-profile shooting in May and June, starting with a racist attack that killed 10 Black people at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York. Some of the more notable episodes of gun violence in recent weeks:


At least two people died and another was hospitalized after a shooting Thursday evening at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in a Birmingham suburb. Police said a suspect is in custody.


Police shot and killed a man who fired gunshots Monday at a Dallas-area gymnasium where at least 150 children were attending a day camp.


Three people died and 14 people were injured in a shooting June 5 in front of a restaurant. Three people have been arrested.


Three people died and 11 others were injured June 4 on a busy block in Philadelphia during a melee that began with a fistfight and was followed by random gunfire. Two men are in custody in two of the deaths; other people have also been arrested in connection with the melee.


A jail inmate being treated at a hospital shot and killed a security guard June 1, pointed the weapon at others and killed himself in a parking lot.


A gunman killed his surgeon and three other people at a medical office June 1. The gunman killed himself as police arrived.


An 18-year-old gunman killed 19 children and two adults at Robb Elementary School on May 24 in the deadliest school shooting in nearly a decade. More than 15 other people were wounded. Law enforcement killed the attacker.


A shooting killed two people and injured seven others on May 19 just blocks from the Magnificent Mile shopping district. Two men have been charged.


One person was killed and five others injured May 15 after a man opened fire on Taiwanese parishioners in Southern California. Authorities have said the gunman was motivated by hatred for Taiwan. He has been charged with murder and other counts.


A white gunman opened fire May 14 at a supermarket in a predominantly Black neighborhood, killing 10 people and injuring others. He has been charged with federal hate crimes that could carry the death penalty if he is convicted.

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Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Katie Britt in the Republican primary for an Alabama U.S. Senate seat. Trump on Friday called Britt “a fearless America First Warrior" and said she has his “complete and total endorsement.”  The former president had originally backed U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks in the race, but rescinded that endorsement in March after their relationship soured. Britt was chief of staff to retiring U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby before stepping down to lead a state business group, and is now running to fill Shelby’s vacant seat. Britt and Brooks face off in the June 21 runoff that will decide the Republican nominee.

A witness to a shooting that killed three at an Alabama church says  the gunman had sat by himself, drinking liquor and rejecting offers to join the others gathered at the potluck dinner. Susan Sallin was sitting at the table with the three victims. She says the gunman seemed disengaged. Sallin says he shunned invitations to join the others that night. The shooting occurred at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. Seventy-year-old Robert Findlay Smith is charged with capital murder in the shooting that killed three people.

Authorities say they've arrested a former police officer suspected of killing a Mississippi police officer who was responding to a call about domestic violence. The Mississippi Highway Patrol says 31-year-old Dante Marquez Bender was taken into custody on Friday. He was last seen Thursday afternoon in Meridian. That's where Officer Kennis Croom was fatally wounded while on duty. A woman also was killed in a shooting before the officer, but officials didn’t release her name immediately. Croom was from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and is part of a family connected to University of Alabama football. Authorities say Bender previously worked as a police officer in Newton, Mississippi.

Funerals for three people killed by a gunman during a church potluck dinner will be held this week in Alabama. The Rev. John Burruss announced Monday that the funeral services will take place at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, where Walter Bartlett Rainey, Sarah Sharon Yeager and Jane Pounds were fatally shot Thursday night. All three were church members attending a “Boomers Potluck” when a man attending the dinner opened fire with a handgun. Prosecutors have charged 70-year-old Robert Findlay Smith with capital murder for the killings in Vestavia Hills outside Birmingham. Burruss said in a post on the church's website that funerals for Rainey and Yeager will be held Wednesday, followed by Pounds' funeral service Thursday.

Police investigating a shooting at an Alabama church that killed two people and wounded another said Friday that the shooter was a 71-year-old man who occasionally attended services. Police Capt. Shane Ware did not identify the suspect, who was taken into custody following the shooting Thursday night at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in the Birmingham suburb of Vestavia Hills. Ware said prosecutors were preparing warrants to charge him with capital murder. Ware said the man pulled a gun and opened fire during a potluck dinner attended by other church members. He killed an 84-year-old man and a 75-year-old woman, and left another woman wounded, before a person in the room restrained the gunman.

Police say a lone suspect fired on a small group meeting at a church near one of Alabama’s major cities, fatally wounding two people and injuring a third victim. Police say the suspect is in custody after the shooting attack Thursday evening at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church in the Birmingham suburb of Vestavia Hills. Police Capt. Shane Ware said at a briefing that he confirmed a suspect was being held but declined to identify that person. He said the armed person entered the church meeting and began shooting Thursday evening. Vestavia Hills is a suburb of Birmingham, one of Alabama's two most populated cities.

Worship services are set to resume at the Alabama church where a gunman opened fire and killed three senior citizens at a potluck dinner recently. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church announced church members would be gathering Sunday morning to worship after what it called the “unfathomable loss and grief" of Thursday's shooting. A man and two woman — all elderly church members — were killed in the gunfire. One survivor, Susan Sallin, told ABC 33/40 the group was having a happy dinner gathering when shots rang out. Seventy-year-old Robert Findlay Smith was detained and is charged with capital murder in the deaths. Police haven't disclosed a motive for the attack.

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