Australian manager of Philippine beach resort shot dead

Manager Paul Davy

An Australian has died after being shot in the head at point-blank range at a beach resort he managed in the Philippines, police said yesterday. Paul Dean Davy, 52, who managed the Blue Rock Beach Resort in Olongapo City, about three hours' drive north of Manila, died at the scene after being shot on Friday evening, a police spokesman said.

Tuesday, 9 April, 2013, 7:23am

Gunman nabbed in Tin Shui Wai for injuring two

An unemployed man has been arrested for using a spring gun to shoot people at random from his Tin Shui Wai home, injuring two.

His actions were thought to be only a prank, but a woman needed surgery and a boy required stitches for their injuries.

6 Feb 2013 - 5:28am

Gunman shoots at pedestrians from Tin Shui Wai estate

A man was arrested on Tuesday for shooting at pedestrians from his flat in Tin Shui Wai, injuring at least two people, police said.

Police seized four weapons at the man’s home, including an air-powered rifle and toy replica rifles that may have been altered to shoot bullets. The airgun has a range of 500 metres, police said.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Horror of Colorado theatre massacre recalled at hearing

Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes. Photo: Reuters

The former graduate student accused of shooting a dozen people to death at a Colorado movie theatre last summer sat impassively in court on Monday as police recounted the nightmarish mix of blood, tear gas, screams and flashing strobe lights they found in the darkened cinema.

8 Jan 2013 - 11:22am

Briefs, December 12, 2012

Cayman Islands' Premier McKeeva Bush. Photo:AP

Mandela responding to treatment for infection

12 Dec 2012 - 5:08am

Life term for man who shot, wounded son of ex-Taiwanese vice-president

Sean Lien Sheng-wen

A gunman who shot and wounded the son of former Taiwanese vice-president Lien Chan two years ago was yesterday sentenced to life in prison.

25 Oct 2012 - 4:27am

Gunman's victim dead

An unidentified man died in a Macau hospital yesterday, hours after he was shot in the head by a gunman at a city centre coffee shop.

A police spokesman said the victim, who died in the Conde de Sao Januario Hospital Centre, was in his 20s.

He was shot by a man wearing a crash helmet inside the cafe on the Travessa dos Anjos at 6.30pm on Thursday.

14 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

Man shot in head

A young man was in a coma after a gunman shot him in the head in a coffee shop in Macau's city centre.

Police said three shots were fired in the Tin Gei coffee shop on Travessa dos Anjos (Angels' Lane). The victim underwent emergency surgery in Conde de Sao Januario Hospital Centre.

13 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

Gunman robs bank

A gunman wearing a black suit escaped with $42,000 from the Bank of East Asia's Jordan Road branch in Yau Ma Tei.

He drew what appeared to be a pistol and threatened two employees.

7 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

Woman held for murder of drug son

A Thai mother has been arrested for hiring a gunman to murder her drug-addicted son despite a plea she did it out of 'love'.

Supatra Chompoosri, 48, is being held in police custody in the northern city of Chiang Rai on murder charges after a confession that has gripped a nation currently battling a worsening amphetamine scourge.

5 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Search for gunman

Police searched the Kowloon City Plaza in Carpenter Road in vain for a man armed with what appeared to be a pistol who had tried to rob a jewellery shop. The man, aged about 25, fled empty-handed when a saleswoman screamed for help.

15 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Gunman in shop raid

A gunman pistol-whipped two shopkeepers with his handgun during a dawn raid on the Pak Son Pawnshop in Macau yesterday.

He and his accomplice escaped with diamond rings and watches valued at $2.4 million.

8 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Foreman disarms raiders

A gunman was disarmed by a foreman at Chek Lap Kok airport during a raid on a construction site office yesterday.

Wong Man-on, 43, was in his office when two young men entered and spoke to him in a language he did not recognise, before producing a pistol.

16 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Shopowner dies in food stall shooting

A shopowner died early this morning after being shot in the head at a Shamshuipo restaurant.

24 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

Gunman arrest

A 21-YEAR-OLD man armed with a pistol who had allegedly stolen a $33,000 watch from a shop in Shamshuipo was arrested following a chase.

27 May 1995 - 12:00am