14-Year-Old Palestinian Shot and Killed by Israeli Forces

Fourth EstateZaid Saeed Ghuneim, 14, had just finished dinner and was on the way to his grandparents' house when Israeli forces shot him. | Courtesy photo

A 14-year-old Palestinian boy was shot and killed by Israeli military forces while on the way to his grandparents’ house in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on Friday. Zaid Saeed Ghuneim, 14, had just finished dinner and was on …

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Iranian Revolutionary Guard Colonel ‘Assassinated’ in Tehran

Fourth EstateA body purpotered to be Colonel Sayyad Khodae of the IRGC Quds Force in a vehicle. | Iranian State Media

A pair of gunmen on motorbikes allegedly killed a colonel of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in a rare assassination in Tehran on May 22. The state-controlled Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported that two assailants shot Colonel Sayadd …

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Man Fatally Shot on New York Subway Train

Fourth EstateNYPD executives provide an update into today's shooting on a "Q" train near Canal St and Broadway in Manhattan. | NYPD via Fourth Estate

A man died after being shot on a New York City subway train on May 22. At a press conference, New York Police Department (NYPD) Chief Kenneth Corey said that officers responded to a report of a person shot at …

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Russian Soldier Pleads Guilty to War Crimes in Ukraine

Fourth EstateVadim Shishimarin, 21, admittedly killed a 62-year-old civilian riding a bike in Ukraine’s northern Sumy Oblast

A Russian soldier has pleaded guilty to killing a civilian in Sumy Oblast. Russian soldier Vadim Shishimarin, 21, admittedly killed a 62-year-old civilian riding a bike in Ukraine’s northern Sumy Oblast while retreating near the village of Chupakhivka. Shishimarin said …

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Ten People Killed During Mass Shooting at Buffalo Supermarket

Fourth EstateTops Market at 1275 Jefferson Ave, Buffalo, NY 14208

Ten people are dead after a maass shooting at Tops supermarket in the city of Buffalo, NY.  According to Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia, 13 people were shot, four of the victims were store employees, including the store’s security guard.  …

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Louisiana Republicans Advance Bill That Would Classify Abortion as Homicide

Republican lawmakers in Louisiana advanced a bill that would classify abortion as a homicide, allowing prosecutors to potentially charge individuals who end a pregnancy with murder. A state House of Representatives subcommittee passed the Abolition of Abortion in Louisiana Act …

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At Least Three Killed in Stabbing Attack in Central Israeli City of Elad

Fourth EstateIsraeli emergency medical services on the scene of a mass stabbing incident in Elad. - Courtesy MDA

At least three people were killed and several others were wounded in a stabbing attack in the central Israeli city of Elad on May 5. Emergency response service Magen David Adom (MDA) confirmed that at least three men in their …

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Leftist Colombian Presidential Candidate Claims Assassination Plot Against Him

Fourth EstateGustavo Petro - Gustavo Petro Urrego

Gustavo Petro, Colombia’s election frontrunner, stated he will cancel rallies in the coffee region owing to an alleged assassination plot. Petro said in a tweet that the organized crime group “La Cordillera” was organizing an assassination attempt on the progressive …

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Convicted Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin Appeals Murder Conviction for Killing George Floyd

Fourth EstateDerek Chauvin (pictured), has been held at the Minnesota Correctional Facility since his murder conviction, he faces a maximum prison sentence of 30 years. - Social Newswire

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin filed an appeal this week to overturn his murder conviction in the killing of George Floyd. Chauvin’s legal team filed the 82-page brief at the Minnesota Court of Appeals on April 25, arguing that …

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