shooting http://www.kplu.org en From Seattle area Sikhs, shock and sadness at Wis. killing http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-area-sikhs-shock-and-sadness-wis-killing <p><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kplu/news.newsmain?action=article&amp;ARTICLE_ID=892448">Sikh communities </a>around the Puget Sound region say they&rsquo;re dismayed and saddened by the mass killing at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin Sunday, and they&rsquo;re appealing for more education and outreach to the broader public.</p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 19:04:20 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 5899 at http://www.kplu.org Police: 2 shootings in Seattle connected; suspect killed himself; 5 dead, 1 wounded http://www.kplu.org/post/police-2-shootings-seattle-connected-suspect-killed-himself-5-dead-1-wounded <p>The two morning shootings in Seattle &ndash; leaving four dead and one wounded from the Cafe Racer Espresso on Roosevelt Way near the U-District and one dead on First Hill during a carjacking &ndash; were apparently committed by the same suspect, said Seattle Police Department Assistant Chief James Pugel.</p><p>The suspect shot himself in West Seattle later in the afternoon as police approached him, Pugel said. He was taken to Harborview Medical Center. The hospital reported Wednesday night that he was dead. A fourth victim at the Cafe Racer shooting also died Wednesday night, according to Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Susan Greg.</p><p>One man wounded in the cafe shooting remained at Harborview. He was in critical but stable condition following surgery earlier in the day</p><p> Thu, 31 May 2012 01:30:17 +0000 KPLU News Staff & The Associated Press 5137 at http://www.kplu.org Police: 2 shootings in Seattle connected; suspect killed himself; 5 dead, 1 wounded 3-year-old boy in Wash. kills self with gun in car http://www.kplu.org/post/3-year-old-boy-wash-kills-self-gun-car <p>Police say a 3-year-old fatally shot himself with a gun, for which his father had a concealed weapons permit, while his family stopped for gas in Tacoma.</p><p>It was western Washington&#39;s third recent shooting by a child.</p><p> Wed, 14 Mar 2012 15:40:32 +0000 The Associated Press 4430 at http://www.kplu.org National Parks are dangerous places to enforce the law http://www.kplu.org/post/national-parks-are-dangerous-places-enforce-law <p>Mount Rainier will remain closed through Thursday after the fatal shooting of ranger Margaret Anderson on Sunday.</p><p>The tragedy underscores a little-known fact about the country&#39;s most beautiful landscapes: They&#39;re also home to some of the highest rates of assault on law enforcement.</p><p> Wed, 04 Jan 2012 01:05:54 +0000 Jessica Robinson 3589 at http://www.kplu.org National Parks are dangerous places to enforce the law