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After the worst third-quarter in a decade, shareholder dividends look set to come roaring back. And when it comes to picking the best long-term investments, I’d want to have a portion of my money in an FTSE 100 tracker fund.Why I reckon the FTSE 100 is a decent long-term investmentI see the FTSE 100 as the income index. Indeed, the dividend yield has historically been well above 4% and I reckon that’s a good start for compounding my money for November and beyond.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…The main reasons for the FTSE 100’s big yield is the companies listed within it are the UK’s largest, mature public enterprises. On top of that, many operate in cyclical sectors such as finance, oil, mining, retailing and housebuilding. And cyclical stocks tend to pay big dividends as an economic cycle matures. That’s because the market tends to compress valuations while waiting for the next economic downturn to arrive.Recently, the stock market and dividends from the FTSE 100 have been depressed along with the economic cycle. But I reckon the world economy looks set to recover and grow over the next couple of decades. And that growth will be expressed in the stock market with increasing company dividends and share prices.To me, an FTSE 100 tracker fund would be a decent way to capture some of that capital and income growth. I’d go for an instrument such as Legal & General UK 100 Index. However, I’d be sure to select the accumulation version of the fund rather than the income version because it’ll automatically plough back in my dividends. That way, I’ll be on the road to compounding my returns.Strong brands and consistent dividendsToday’s depressed share prices also throw up opportunities in individual-company stocks. My second pick is a stalwart within the FTSE 100 index called Diageo (LSE: DGE). In case you don’t know, the firm owns many of the UK’s much-loved and ubiquitous premium alcoholic drinks brands, such as Bell’s, Smirnoff, Captain Morgan, Bailey’s, Gordon’s, Guinness and many others.The strength of those brands and the way people love them makes for an impressive trading and financial record. Over the past five years, revenue, earnings and cash flow have been rising. However, the coronavirus pandemic dented the progress a little. Nevertheless, Diageo hasn’t missed a beat with paying out shareholder dividends. And City analysts predict a strong bounce-back in earnings for the trading year to June 2022.The stock rebounded immediately after the coronavirus stock market crash. But since then it’s been drifting lower, which means the valuation has become a little better. However, it’s fair to say the well-known attractions of Diageo as an investment mean it rarely sells at bargain levels.Indeed, the stock has looked expensive for as long as I can remember and will probably remain so. And with the share price near 2,560p, the forward-looking earnings multiple for the trading year to June 2022 is just above 20. Meanwhile, the anticipated dividend yield is just over 2.8%. The yield may look modest, but it’s growing. And I reckon a holding in Diageo now will serve me well over the next 20 years as a decent vehicle for compounding my gains. Image source: Getty Images. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. See all posts by Kevin Godboldlast_img read more


first_imgDropkick the hangover – Ahuriri EstuaryThis walking track is on Humber Street, off Pandora Road. This estuary supports an interdependent community of wading birds, fish, mud dwellers and aquatic plant life. The Ahuriri Wildlife Refuge is an important feeding and resting areas for over 70 species of resident and migratory wading birds from arctic breeding grounds. Take your binoculars. NAPIERPre-match jaunt – Cape Kidnappers LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALScenter_img Spectacular geological cliff formations on the coast to Cape Kidnappers Gannet colony makes a trip there memorable. The Saddle and Black Reef gannet colonies are closed to public access but the Black Reef colony can be viewed from the beach. The Plateau colony is the main place for viewing the nesting gannets where there are also good panoramic views from this elevated headland.last_img read more


first_img In the guide, European funders describe how they engage in advocacy and how they sponsor advocacy for public policy change. Foundation staff cover strategy, timing, collaboration and messaging in effective advocacy.  Howard Lake | 14 November 2012 | News Tagged with: Funding New guide on how European funders support advocacy GrantCraft is a joint project of The Foundation Center and the European Foundation Centre. www.grantcraft.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.ViewPage&pageId=3738 About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. The publication includes Zsofi Lang’s cartoons on six possible pathways to policy change. For example, do you build an advocacy movement to lead change, or do you wait for windows of political opportunity when key players within the political system are more likely support your cause?  32 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis GrantCraft has published a new guide explaining how European funders support advocacy and campaigning. ‘Speaking Up! Foundations and Advocacy in Europe’ was launched at the European Foundation Centre’s Autumn Assembly in Brussels.  It also features advice on engaging in advocacy at the level of the European institutions, and details of to what degree foundations are restricted in individual countries in terms of what advocacy they can support or engage in. Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more


first_img Howard Lake | 20 September 2017 | News  88 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Institute of Fundraising Northern Ireland regulation Training Advertisement The first in a series of six workshops on fundraising codes of best practice and self regulation will be held next week in Cookstown Co Tyrone.The free workshops are being facilitated by the Institute of Fundraising Northern Ireland (IOF) and will offer charities the opportunity to understand the requirements for Fundraising Code compliance with regards to self-regulation of fundraising activity.Funded by the Halifax Foundation for Northern Ireland, the workshops will use the Good Practice in Fundraising Guide (Northern Ireland) to support the development of self-regulation in line with developing policy and practice in the rest of the UK.“This is a great opportunity for charities right across Northern Ireland to raise their awareness in fundraising and regulation,” Neil Irwin chairman of IOF NI said.“Any groups involved in fundraising will become more aware of their responsibilities as regards fundraising and the requirements of the new funding regulations,” he said.The first workshop in Cookstown will take place on Thursday 28th September from 2pm to 4pm at the offices of the Rural Community Network. Numbers are limited for this event so early booking is advisable.Further information is available from Conor McGale. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis N Ireland free workshops on fundraising codes and regulation  87 total views,  1 views today About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more


first_img Top of the News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Community News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. 27 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * More Cool Stuff Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Subscribe Community News Groups Band Together to Protect Confidentiality of Census Data Distrust in government could lead to undercount By DONOVAN MCCRAY Published on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 | 5:00 am Make a commentcenter_img STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy More than 275 stakeholders on Monday unveiled a watchdog coalition pledging to help monitor and protect the confidentiality of 2020 Census data.The coalition, led by MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund), The Leadership Conference Education Fund, and Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, will fight to safeguard confidentiality requirements, and to assure people that they should participate in the census and secure resources important for their family and community without worry.“Unfortunately, there is a general mistrust of government among various groups of citizens and non-citizens in the immigrant community, as well as other hard to count community members, that may make it difficult to ensure a full count of Pasadena residents,’’ Mayor Terry Tornek said in a report to City Council members prior to a vote in February by the council regarding the city’s efforts to guarantee confidentiality.Children, undocumented immigrants, racial/ethnic minorities and people experiencing homelessness are among the least likely to be counted accurately due in large part to a distrust in government and risk losing their fair share of political power and resources.In a local resolution, the council vowed to monitor for any breach of census data confidentiality, use the City Council’s collective power and influence to prevent, block, and/or bring an end to any breach of the currently established guarantee and understanding of the confidentiality of data collected as part of the 2020 census and emphasize publicly the critical importance of continued census safety and security.Federal law requires the Census Bureau to protect any personal and household information it collects and bars it from sharing such information with any other government agencies, including the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and law enforcement.Census data are crucial to allocating seats in Congress, drawing accurate election districts, and ensuring equitable distribution of federal funds for a wide range of vital programs including schools, hospitals, and other social services.“Heightened distrust in elements of the federal government is a threat to our nation’s ability to secure an accurate census, which is so critical to our democracy’s next decade,” said Thomas A. Saenz, MALDEF president and general counsel in a prepared statement. “This Census data confidentiality protection pledge provides reassurance to all – including hardworking Census Bureau staff themselves — that powerful forces outside of government are working together to protect data confidentiality and the integrity of Census 2020.”The coalition is working to boost responses among communities that have been historically undercounted by reassuring households that not only are the Census confidentiality protections in law the strongest in the nation, but that the coalition is poised to help enforce them so personal information remains protected from any potential threat of disclosure.“We continue to hear concerns reverberating through communities of color, particularly the Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities, about the confidentiality of their information when filling out the 2020 Census but we are here to provide reassurance,” said John C. Yang, president and executive director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC. “For a community that includes undocumented immigrants and individuals in mixed-status households, it is imperative to remind them about the legal protections that will protect their responses to the 2020 Census. We have had to fight for a fair and accurate census before and we will do it again if necessary.” faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Donald CommunityPCC- COMMUNITYVirtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Business News Community News Herbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Brutally Honest Reasons Why You’re Still SingleHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat Is It That Actually Makes French Women So Admirable?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Of The Most Notorious Female Spies In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeauty CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more


first_img Business News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  34 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Top of the News Subscribe Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy More Cool Stuff HerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyStop Eating Read Meat (Before It’s Too Late)HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyTips From A Professional Stylist On How To Look Stunning In 2020HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeauty faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimescenter_img Community News CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday People Local Professor Elected to the American Philosophical Society By EMILY VELASCO, Caltech Published on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 | 3:48 pm Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Diana Kormos Buchwald. (Credit: Max Gerber for Caltech)Diana Kormos Buchwald, the Robert M. Abbey Professor of History, has been elected to the American Philosophical Society along with 35 other new resident and international members. The American Philosophical Society is the oldest learned society in the United States and was founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin for the purpose of “promoting useful knowledge.”As a historian of science, Kormos Buchwald has examined the development of new instruments, methods, and theories at the intersection of chemistry and physics during the 19th and early 20th century. Her work also addressed the emergence of new scientific disciplines and their self-representation in textbooks, scientific societies, and university departments. She also serves as the general editor and director of The Einstein Papers Project, which collects, researches, and publishes the writings and correspondence of Albert Einstein.The Einstein Papers Project, established in 1977 at Princeton University, moved to the Caltech campus upon the appointment of Kormos Buchwald as its director in spring 2000. Since then, the editors have published nine volumes of Einstein’s papers that cover his life and work from 1918 to his 50th birthday in 1929. Writings included in these volumes, which include Einstein’s papers, drafts, and correspondence surrounding the foundation of general relativity, also reveal Einstein’s activities in the spheres of international reconciliation among scientists after World War I, human rights, the popularization of modern science as well as the minutiae of administering research programs and seeking funding for talented scientists, engineers, and teachers.During her career, Kormos Buchwald has also been inducted into the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She is joined as a new member of the American Philosophical Society this year by Caltech alumnus Daniel Nocera (PhD ’84), professor of energy in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard. Nocera’s research has led to breakthroughs in the development of artificial photosynthesis and solar fuels.More information about the society is online here. Make a comment EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week last_img read more


first_img Twitter Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Homepage BannerNews Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Twitter By News Highland – February 1, 2018 Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Pinterest Investigation launched into sudden death of man in Derry Google+ Facebookcenter_img Pinterest WhatsApp Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR DL Debate – 24/05/21 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the sudden death of a 56 year old man in Derry.The man was admitted to hospital on the evening of Monday 29 January after he was discovered injured in the communal stairway of an Apartment block in Inniscarn Crescent shortly after 8pm.The man did not recover from his injuries and died in hospital this morning.A post mortem examination will take place in due course to determine the cause of death.Detective Inspector Michael Winters said is appealing for anyone who was in the area of Inniscarn Crescent on Monday evening and who witnessed the man falling or anyone with any information about the incident to contact Detectives in Strand Road. Previous articleCross-border searches carried out in connection with attempted murder in AughnacloyNext articleCommunity Gardai numbers in Donegal down from 35 to 2 News Highland WhatsApplast_img read more


first_img You Might Like ‘Peanut Butter Kids’ are a symbol of harvest and heritage celebration On Saturday at the 26th Annual Peanut Butter Festival, the festival emcee will invite all kids who would like to… read more Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Published 3:00 am Saturday, October 28, 2017 The walls of Pike Liberal Arts School are covered with students’ seasonal pictures of pumpkins, haystacks and scarecrows. The school library has a large variety of harvest time books and also books about Halloween, from “It’s a Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” to “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” which Reed Johnson and Anna Lott found timely and interesting. Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits By Jaine Treadwell But both Anna and Reed said there was nothing as frightening as a fun-loving neighbor who would dress for Halloween and hide in the hedges to jump out and terrify little kids when they came trick or treating.“We never knew when somebody would jump out and scare us,” Anna said. “Being scared like that was fun.”Reed said it’s fun to be scared but only if you know that it’s not real and nothing is going to hurt you.Although, in today’s world, there are few witches and ghosts going house to house begging for treats or threatening tricks, there’s just something eerily fun about a cold, dark October night when the moon hides its face and an owl hoots and a black cat howls and it’s Halloween. By The Penny Hoarder “I love candy,” Reed said with a grin. “I loved going trick-or-treating and I still like to take my cousin. When I was a little kid, going trick-or-treating was an innocent thing. That was back before ‘bad candy.’ Now, you have to be careful where you go to ask for treats. But it’s still fun for little kids and me, too.”Reed said, as a youngster, he took a plastic pumpkin to collect his treats when he went trick or treating. Then he smartened up.“A friend told me to take a pillow case and I would get more candy,” he said. “I did … and I did.” Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Dressing up for Halloween was, for them, a fun thing and an expected thing to do.“Almost always, I was a princess,” Anna said.  A few times, I was a fairy and one time I was a cat. But ghosts and witches and things like that scared me. So, I was a Halloween princess.”As a little kid, Reed would get up early on Saturdays to watch the Power Rangers on television so on Halloween, he became a candy-loving Power Ranger.Hayrides and haunted houses were favorite ways for night frights for both Anna and Reed. However, he would rank haunted houses, especially those with chasing chainsaws a-buzzing, number one. Anna would opt for hayrides and shy far away from haunted anything. Print Article Sponsored Content In the 21st century, “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” has edged out “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” as the most popular Halloween story. And that’s understandable since the story of Washington Irving’s Headless Horseman was published in 1820 and it was more than 100 years later that Charles Schulz gifted Charlie Brown with the “Great Pumpkin.”Pike Liberal Arts students, senior Reed Johnson and junior Anna Lott, are much too young to be frightened by Irving’s classic Halloween tale and too old to be card-carrying members of the Peanut’s gang. However, they said they are neither too old nor too young to enjoy the harvest time celebration that is considered either wicked or wacky, depending on who’s “considering.”Reed and Anna said, recalling memories from their not-so-long-ago childhoods, Halloween is a three-letter word: F-U-N. Email the author Latest Stories FUN IN THE FALL: Halloween or harvest, holiday offers something for all Troy falls to No. 13 Clemsonlast_img read more


first_imgLatest Stories You Might Like Primary election ballots set The primary election is now just 45 days away, and although there are no Pike County races, there are several… read more Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… “The cash prizes will be great rewards for losing those extra pounds,” Peters said. “But the greatest rewards will be the weight loss and the commitment to a healthier lifestyle.”The statewide weigh-ins are from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. January 21 through January 24. The weigh-outs are from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. April 8 through 10.The Pike County Extension Office and the TRMC Marketing Office are the local Scale Back Alabama weigh-in and weight-out sites.“Teams are welcome to come to the Pike County Extension Office each week to track weight loss but it is not required,” Peters said. “The extension office will have handouts, recipe suggestions and other incentives available for participants.” New Year is the time to ‘scale back’ in Pike County Book Nook to reopen Print Article Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Skip Losing that extra weight gained during the holiday season is the New Year’s resolution most often made… and broken.“It’s hard to stick with a diet, especially when you are doing it alone,” said Abby Peters, Pike County Extension coordinator. “So, the State of Alabama has a statewide weight-loss campaign that is designed to encourage Alabamians to get healthy and to have fun while doing it.”Peters said the Scale Back Alabama weight-loss campaign is geared toward adults and challenges individuals to compete on teams of two to win the chance at cash prizes. Sponsored Content The Pike County Extension Office and Troy Regional Medical Center have teamed to challenge Pike Countians to join the statewide weight-loss campaign and drop those unhealthy pounds and, by doing so, get their names in the drawing for up to $1,000.To be eligible for team prizes, each team member must lose at lease 10 pounds during the 9-week challenge. The weight loss must be recorded at either, the local extension office or TRMC Scale Back sites.The winning teams will be determined by a drawing from all eligible teams, statewide. Email the author Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By The Penny Hoarder By Jaine Treadwell The first three teams drawn will win $1,000 per member or $2,000 for the team. The second teams drawn will win $500 for each team member and the final three teams drawn will win $250 per team member.Individual prizes will also be awarded and all individuals who lose 10 pounds will be eligible.Individuals that are drawn for team prizes will not be eligible.Forty achievement prizes of $100 will be awarded. Published 7:55 pm Friday, January 17, 2020 Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more


first_imgkali9/iStock(RICHMOND, Va.) — Six people were shot, at least one fatally, outside an apartment complex in Virginia’s capital on Tuesday evening, police said.The Richmond Police Department said its officers were dispatched to the scene just after 6:30 p.m. ET where they discovered two women, two teenagers and a child suffering from gunshot wounds. The unknown suspect had fled the scene and remains at large, according to police.All five victims were transported to a local hospital, where one of the women died from her injuries. Two of the victims were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries and the other two had non-life-threatening injuries, police said.Richmond Police Chief Gerald Smith described the scene where shots were fired as a quad surrounded by multiple apartment buildings, across the street from a high school, in the city’s Southside area. Investigators believe the shooter was targeting an apartment unit rather than a person.“It’s just a heinous act that baffles the mind as to why anyone would do this in a quad full of children just out enjoying themselves,” Smith said during a press conference Tuesday night. “They had no regard for the individuals that were out there.”Smith told reporters that one of the victims was a 3-month-old baby who was hospitalized in “serious condition.” A press release issued later by his department didn’t specify the age of the wounded child.Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney described the victims as “innocent bystanders” who were shot “in a single, senseless act of gun violence.”“This is a tragedy that no community should have to experience,” Stoney said in a statement Tuesday night. “My heart aches for our families.”Anyone with information on the deadly shooting is urged to call Detective Gregory Russell with the Richmond Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit at 804-646-7715 or to contact the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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