In Colombus Ohio, a 27-year old man was at the greyhound bus station located on 845 North Wilson Road, he was with his family. The site security guard asked the man to move, instead he sat there finishing his drink. This lead to the security guard taking a physical approach of escorting the 27 year old out but they ended up in a physical brawl which led to the security guard losing his ear from getting bitten off. More info here.
Sean Bernal a security guard at the Capitol Casino Hotel located on North 16 Street in Sacramento's River District was shot in the neck and killed. Suspect Dawan Pecot, 38 was convicted in November of 2023 of first degree murder with an allegation of using his personal firearm causing death with a special circumstance of murdering Sean Bernal while committing armed robbery in August of 2022. Pecot was also convicted of second-degree robbery with allegations of using a personal firearm and intentionally discharging his firearm. Pecot stole more than $38,000 and fled the casino while being chased by employees, he then proceeded to fire one gunshot towards an employee.
Desai, Ishani. (2024, January 17). Man who shot, killed Sacramento security guard during 2022 robbery is sentenced to prison. MSN. https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/man-who-shot-killed-sacramento-security-guard-during-2022-robbery-is-sentenced-to-prison/ar-AA1n8Fzn
Martinez, Jeremiah. (2024, January 12). Man sentenced to life in prison for fatal shooting of Capitol Casino security guard Fox40. Man sentenced to life in prison for fatal shooting of Capitol Casino security guard (fox40.com)
On January 6, 2023 two teens 14 and 16 years old were arrested for the shooting of a security officer in Japantown San Francisco. 40-year old Gavin Boston was found shot and dead at the scene near the front of the Japan Center Mall. Local merchants who conduct their business in the plaza have decided to put flowers in honor of the security guard at the scene of the crime.
$180,000 worth of camera equipment was stolen on November 26, 2022. The perpetrators were reported to be coming out of a grey sedan armed. Reporters say that the robbery itself took 3 minutes.
At 12:15pm police received a call of shots fired at the River Oaks Center. A 57 year old security guard was shot and killed near the entrance of a jewelry store according to Calumet City spokesman Sean Howard. Witnesses claim that suspects fled in a vehicle and their whereabouts are still unknow at this time.
Buffalo PD has released security footage of 48 year old Jeremy Griffin walking into a medical center with an AR-15. Officers say at least 2 rounds were fired during the incident but no one was injured. 2 security guards working at the medical center and 2 civillians were able to take down Griffin and take away his AR-15 until cops arrived at the scene.
The shooting occurred around 10:30pm on Sunday November 13, 2022 at the on-campus parking garage killing 3 UVA student athletes. Two other students were injured one currently in critical condition and the other doing better considering the circumstances and both students are receiving medical attention. A UVA student who was in their dorm at the time of the incident claimed they heard six shots fired. the UVA student government was quick to respond to the situation on social media. Testimonies from coaches and fellow football peers claim the good characteristics of the students that were killed as college football teams mourn the loss of their peers.
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