Mass shootings

The father of Steven Furness (inset), who was killed at the Glover bus loop on July 25, urged Langley City Council to create a low-barrier space for homeless people. (Langley Advance Times file/IHIT)

Father of Langley mass shooting victim lobbies for new homeless shelter

‘We all bring our pets in for the evening, but we leave our homeless out in the rain’

 

York Regional Police tactical officers attend the scene of a shooting in Vaughan, Ont., Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. Police north of Toronto are working to determine the motive in what they’ve called a “horrendous” shooting at a condo that left five people, plus the suspected gunman, dead. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Arlyn McAdorey

Details emerge of the 5 ‘everyday Canadians’ gunned down in condo rampage.

‘These are people who have loved ones and who were actually killed with their loved ones’

 

York Regional Police tactical officers attend the scene of a shooting in Vaughan, Ont., Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. Police north of Toronto are working to determine the motive in what they’ve called a “horrendous” shooting at a condo that left five people, plus the suspected gunman, dead. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Arlyn McAdorey

‘We’re gonna stick together’: Ontario condo residents help each other after shooting

Authorities say condo resident used a semi-automatic handgun to kill five people at his building

 

A ceremony to recognize National Day for Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women took place on Dec. 6, 2021 in front of the new MMIWG monument in Whitehorse. The day is the anniversary of the murder of 14 women engineers at Ecole Polytechnique. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

Events planned to honour victims of Ecole Polytechnique shooting on 33rd anniversary

On Dec. 6, 1989, a man motivated by a hatred of feminists shot and killed 14 female students

A ceremony to recognize National Day for Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women took place on Dec. 6, 2021 in front of the new MMIWG monument in Whitehorse. The day is the anniversary of the murder of 14 women engineers at Ecole Polytechnique. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)
FILE - Payton Gendron is led into the courtroom for a hearing at Erie County Court in Buffalo, N.Y., on May 19, 2022. Gendron, a white gunman who targeted a Buffalo supermarket in a predominantly Black neighborhood, plans to plead guilty on Monday, Nov. 28, to killing 10 people and wounding three others, according to lawyers representing victims’ relatives. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Buffalo gunman pleads guilty in racist supermarket massacre

Payton Gendron entered the plea roughly 2 miles from the grocery store where 10 people were killed

FILE - Payton Gendron is led into the courtroom for a hearing at Erie County Court in Buffalo, N.Y., on May 19, 2022. Gendron, a white gunman who targeted a Buffalo supermarket in a predominantly Black neighborhood, plans to plead guilty on Monday, Nov. 28, to killing 10 people and wounding three others, according to lawyers representing victims’ relatives. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Chesapeake Police Public Information Officer Leo Kosinski delivers an update to the press following a mass shooting at a Chesapeake, Va., Walmart, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (Kendall Warner/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)

Virginia police: Multiple people killed in Walmart shooting

Police believe there was one shooter, who is dead

Chesapeake Police Public Information Officer Leo Kosinski delivers an update to the press following a mass shooting at a Chesapeake, Va., Walmart, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. (Kendall Warner/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday’s fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Army veteran helped disarm gunman during Colorado gay club shooting

Rich Fierro was out having fun with friends and family, daughter’s boy friend was killed

Richard Fierro talks during a news conference outside his home about his efforts to subdue the gunman in Saturday’s fatal shooting at Club Q, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
Tyler Johnston, left, his fiance Keenan Mestas-Holmes, center, and their friend Atlas Pretzeus hug one another while paying their respects at a makeshift memorial near Club Q on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022 in Colorado Springs, Colo. The trio have close friends that were involved in the shooting. An attacker opened fire in a gay nightclub late Saturday night. (Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via AP)

Gay bar shooting suspect faces murder, hate crime charges

Anderson Lee Aldrich, 22, faces five murder charges in Colorado attack

Tyler Johnston, left, his fiance Keenan Mestas-Holmes, center, and their friend Atlas Pretzeus hug one another while paying their respects at a makeshift memorial near Club Q on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022 in Colorado Springs, Colo. The trio have close friends that were involved in the shooting. An attacker opened fire in a gay nightclub late Saturday night. (Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via AP)
Sandy Hook family attornies Matt Blumenthal, left, Chris Mattei, Josh Koskoff and Alinor Sterling, confer with each other on how to answer a question posed by the jury in the deliberation phase of the Alex Jones Sandy Hook defamation damages trial at Connecticut Superior Court in Waterbury, Conn., Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (Christian Abraham/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP, Pool)

Alex Jones ordered to pay $965 million for Sandy Hook lies

The verdict is the second big judgment against the Infowars host

Sandy Hook family attornies Matt Blumenthal, left, Chris Mattei, Josh Koskoff and Alinor Sterling, confer with each other on how to answer a question posed by the jury in the deliberation phase of the Alex Jones Sandy Hook defamation damages trial at Connecticut Superior Court in Waterbury, Conn., Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. (Christian Abraham/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP, Pool)
The Thai national flag files in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. More than 30 people, primarily children, were killed Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, when a gunman opened fire in a childcare center in northeastern Thailand, authorities said. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)

37 dead, mostly preschoolers, in Thai day care rampage

Assailant took his own life after killing his wife and child at home

The Thai national flag files in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. More than 30 people, primarily children, were killed Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, when a gunman opened fire in a childcare center in northeastern Thailand, authorities said. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)
Lawyer Jessica Zita, representing Lisa Banfield, addresses the Mass Casualty Commission inquiry into the mass murders in rural Nova Scotia on April 18/19, 2020, in Truro, N.S. on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. Gabriel Wortman, dressed as an RCMP officer and driving a replica police cruiser, murdered 22 people. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Spouse of gunman who killed 22 Nova Scotians calls for policing reforms at inquiry

The spouse of the gunman who killed 22 Nova Scotians in the…

Lawyer Jessica Zita, representing Lisa Banfield, addresses the Mass Casualty Commission inquiry into the mass murders in rural Nova Scotia on April 18/19, 2020, in Truro, N.S. on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. Gabriel Wortman, dressed as an RCMP officer and driving a replica police cruiser, murdered 22 people. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
FILE - Alex Jones speaks to the media before entering court for day five of the Sandy Hook defamation damages trial at Connecticut Superior Court in Waterbury, Conn., Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. Seven days into his trial for calling the Sandy Hook school shooting a hoax, Jones is expected make his first courtroom appearance and begin testifying Thursday, Sept. 22 as he and his lawyer try to limit damages he must pay to families who lost loved ones in the massacre. (Tyler Sizemore/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP, File)

Alex Jones testifies in trial over his Sandy Hook hoax lies

Jones complained to reporters during breaks about not being able to testify that he is ‘innocent’

FILE - Alex Jones speaks to the media before entering court for day five of the Sandy Hook defamation damages trial at Connecticut Superior Court in Waterbury, Conn., Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022. Seven days into his trial for calling the Sandy Hook school shooting a hoax, Jones is expected make his first courtroom appearance and begin testifying Thursday, Sept. 22 as he and his lawyer try to limit damages he must pay to families who lost loved ones in the massacre. (Tyler Sizemore/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP, File)
Paul Wynn, 60, in a photo provided to IHIT by his family. (IHIT)

Shooting victim’s family hopes to leave legacy in honour of Paul Wynn

Victim’s brother plans memorial plaque at Creek Stone Place

Paul Wynn, 60, in a photo provided to IHIT by his family. (IHIT)
Around 200 people, many holding candles, took part in a moment of silence at a Wednesday night (Aug. 3) vigil in Langley City for victims of last week’s shooting spree. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Grief and outrage at Langley City vigil for shooting victims

Speakers called for concrete change to help the homeless in the wake of targeted shootings

Around 200 people, many holding candles, took part in a moment of silence at a Wednesday night (Aug. 3) vigil in Langley City for victims of last week’s shooting spree. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley RCMP were at the scene of a shooting Monday, July 25, 2022, in a parking lot on Logan Avenue near the bus loop. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

PAINFUL TRUTH: The dangers of dehumanization

We turn the vulnerable into targets

Langley RCMP were at the scene of a shooting Monday, July 25, 2022, in a parking lot on Logan Avenue near the bus loop. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
A joint announcement by the City and Township of Langley said a vigil for victims of the Langley shootings will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 6 p.m. at Innes Corners Plaza. A previous informal vigil at the same location, seen here, drew about 100 people. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Vigil for victims of Langley shootings planned

Will be held Wednesday, Aug. 3 at Innes Corners Plaza in Langley City

A joint announcement by the City and Township of Langley said a vigil for victims of the Langley shootings will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 6 p.m. at Innes Corners Plaza. A previous informal vigil at the same location, seen here, drew about 100 people. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
A police vehicle was hit by gunfire Monday, July 25, 2022. A local resident wanted to reach out to the police hours after the shooting to express his gratitude for the work they do. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Praise offered to law enforcement over Langley mass shooting

Local resident appreciates the work they do and is grateful to have received emergency alert

  • Jul 29, 2022
A police vehicle was hit by gunfire Monday, July 25, 2022. A local resident wanted to reach out to the police hours after the shooting to express his gratitude for the work they do. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Police were investigating multiple Langley shootings early Monday, July 25, 2022. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

WEB POLL: Do you feel safe in Langley?

In the wake of shootings, we ask if you feel this is a safe community

  • Jul 28, 2022
Police were investigating multiple Langley shootings early Monday, July 25, 2022. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Steven Furness, 43, was the second victim of the Monday morning shooting spree. (IHIT)

Victims of Langley shooting spree identified

A 60-year-old man and a 43-year-old were both killed, two more remain in hospital

Steven Furness, 43, was the second victim of the Monday morning shooting spree. (IHIT)
Paul Wynn. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Shooting victim was ‘God-child’ in his family: brother

Paul Wynn was killed by Jordan Goggin on Monday

Paul Wynn. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)