Aug 05, 2022
Crashes and Disasters | 2 dead, 2 injured by lightning strike near White House
This news has been received from: mercurynews.com
All trademarks, copyrights, videos, photos and logos are owned by respective news sources. News stories, videos and live streams are from trusted sources.
Two people are dead and two are injured following a lightning strike across the street from the White House Thursday night.
James Mueller, 76, and Donna Mueller, 75, have died from injuries following the lightning strike in Lafayette Park near the White House Thursday night, a DC Metropolitan Police spokesperson confirmed.The couple was visiting from Wisconsin.
The condition of the other two people injured on Thursday was not immediately clear.
The victims were riding out the storm under a tree, according to a law enforcement source.
- Crashes and Disasters | Person hit and killed by Caltrain at Santa Clara station
- Crashes and Disasters | After crash caused internal decapitation, California woman’s recovery is ‘a miracle’
- Crashes and Disasters | Indiana congresswoman, 2 staffers killed in head-on car accident
- Crashes and Disasters | Girl’s hand trapped in escalator handrail at California mall
- Crashes and Disasters | UC Davis medical student drowned in attempting river rescue
This story has been updated with additional information.
™ & © 2022 Cable News Network, Inc., a WarnerMedia Company. All rights reserved.
News Source: mercurynews.com
Crime and Public Safety | Store clerk killed in botched Antioch robbery
The man, an employee at the gas station convenience store located on 2701 Contra Loma Blvd, was shot in the head after being held up at gunpoint, authorities said. The suspect is still at large.
According to Antioch police, the shooting was reported at 2:05am on Saturday by another employee at the store.
Several officers reported to the scene and found the man on the floor just inside the store’s entrance. They provided emergency first aid to the man but he succumbed to his injuries shortly after paramedics arrived.
“Officers at the scene were able to determine that the victim was an employee at the service station and was held up at gunpoint during what appears to be a botched robbery,” Antioch police said in a statement.
“The suspect(s) fled on foot and have not yet been located.”Related Articles
- Crime and Public Safety | Walmart shooter left ‘death note,’ bought gun day of killing
- Crime and Public Safety | Two Bay Point fatal shootings on Thanksgiving result in arrests
- Crime and Public Safety | Stockton man to stand trial for allegedly murdering sister’s boyfriend, shooting dog in Oakland; lawyer calls him ‘peacemaker’ who protected sister
- Crime and Public Safety | Fremont: Judge grants release on bail to onetime corrections officer charged with murder
- Crime and Public Safety | San Jose: ‘Revenge tour’ brothel killing trial ends with murder verdicts
Detectives are currently interviewing witnesses in the area. “The investigation is still active, and evidence is being collected,” police said.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Antioch Police Department on (925) 778-2441.