KENSINGTON, N.H. — A man killed a coyote with his bare hands Monday after the animal threatened his child on a hiking trail in Exeter, officials said.
The attack was one of three coyote-related incidents reported in the area Monday.
Ian O’Reilly said he, his wife and their three children were taking a walk on an Exeter trail when the animal came up and grabbed his 2-year-old son by the jacket, pulling the boy to the ground.
O’Reilly and his wife managed to separate the coyote from their son. O’Reilly said he tried kicking it and getting it to run off, but it wouldn’t. He was bitten on his chest and forearm but managed to get on top of the animal and cut off its air supply.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Police are continuing their search for the man they suspect stabbed an off-duty fire lieutenant at a Portland sports bar on Saturday evening. On Monday, surveillance video from the Kingston Sports Bar and Grill was released.
In the video, an unknown man can be seen walking into the bar around 8 p.m. on Saturday. He walks over to the off-duty fire lieutenant and says something. Then there was a scuffle.
The video shows the suspect pulling out a sharp object. KOIN 6 News has decided not to publish footage of the stabbing, but shortly after, the suspect leaves the bar.
The victim then realizes he was stabbed and walks away. When police were called out to the bar, they found the victim with stab wounds to his chest and arm.
NWOOD, Manhattan (WABC) — A man was fatally shot and two others were wounded in gunfire at a restaurant in Manhattan Monday morning.
The gunshots rang out at the 24-hour Floridita Restaurant on 10th Avenue in Inwood just before 5 a.m.
A 28-year-old man was shot in the torso and was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, and a 58-year-old woman was shot in the leg and was taken to Harlem Hospital.
Police initially believed there were only two victims, but a 29-year-old man later showed up at Harlem Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. He is also believe to have been shot at the Floridita.
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — A North Carolina father was arrested by police after tackling a high school wrestler who was competing against his son.
Barry Lee Jones was charged with simple assault and disorderly conduct Saturday after he rushed the student who was competing against his son, who was from Hickory Ridge High School.
PHOENIX – Police say a man armed with a large knife was shot and killed by another man at a Phoenix apartment complex.
According to the Phoenix Police Department, the shooting happened Sunday afternoon near Hazelwood Street and 26th Drive. When officers arrived at the scene, they found 28-year-old Dontae Ray McGinty who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say witnesses said McGinty was shot by a 25-year-old man after he tried to stab another person. A large knife was found in McGinty’s hand at the scene.
The 25-year-old man who shot McGinty cooperated with police and dialed 911 after the shooting. He was taken into custody for questioning and released.
A father’s gun accidentally fired while he was playing on a bed with his 4-year-old son, shooting them both in the head in Indiana, media outlets report.
The 36-year-old dad and his son had been “play wrestling” on a bed inside a home Sunday in Monroe County when the firearm went off, WISH reported. The gun was in the small of the dad’s back while they played, the Indianapolis TV station reported.
Investigators say the concealed handgun fell off the father’s body and a shot was fired, according to WXIN.
Monroe County sheriff’s deputies rushed to the home south of Bloomington and found them both shot in the head, WRTV reported.