Police officer arrested for shooting death of Joyce Clarke

A police officer has been arrested in relation to the shooting death of Indigenous woman Joyce Clarke in September last year. Major Crime Detectives arrested the officer in Geraldton this morning but charges have yet to be laid. Ms Clarke, a 29-year-old mother of one, was shot in the stomach on September 17 on a…

Iran Supreme Leader calls US President Donald Trump “a clown”

By Helene Fung Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, spoke at his first Friday sermon in Tehran in eight years. He called US President Donald Trump a “clown” who only pretends to support the Iranian people, and will “push a poisonous dagger” into their backs. He also said that the funerals for Iran’s general QassamSoleimani,…

Detectives hunt shooter after Landsdale home targeted for second time

WA Police are investigating a second shooting in Landsdale that targeted a home in the suburb. Police said the shooting happened at about 4:30am on Dorneywood Way on Wednesday morning, when the rider of a motorcycle discharged a .22 calibre firearm firing “roughly seven to 13 shots”, hitting the back of a vehicle. The motorcycle…

German shooter who attacked synagogue motivated by far-right views

By Helene Fung Germany’s chief federal prosecutor Peter Frank said that a man suspected of attacking a synagogue in the city of Halle on the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur on Wednesday was motivated by far-right views, calling the incident “terrorism”. Mr Frank said that shooter, Stephen Balliet, was “a man who was influenced…

Man injured in Beldon home shooting

A man has been injured after shots were fired at a Beldon home early this morning. Just before 8am, police were advised that a man was injured at a home on Lockeville Close. Police found a 50-year-old man on arrival with a wound to his chest that was consistent with being caused by a firearm.…

Geraldton Aboriginal woman dies after being shot by police

An indigenous woman has died after she was shot by police in Geraldton on Tuesday evening. The woman who is a mother was shot after a situation that a witness claimed she lunged at police with a knife. She has since been identified as Joyce Clarke. Officers were called to a property in the Geraldton…