Morning headlines: January 24, 2019

Kareem Gouda / January 24, 2019

Florida man charged with the premeditated murder of 5 women at bank

Police in south central Florida have arrested a man following a mass shooting that left five women dead at a local area bank.

Zephen Xaver, 21, a former trainee prison guard has been identified as the shooter. So far, a motive has not been established.

Xaver, who is originally from Indiana was arrested following a standoff with police who eventually stormed into the bank and took him into custody.

According to Florida Police, as they forced their way into the bank the five victims had already succumbed to their injuries following an hour long confrontation with Xaver. (Pixabay)

The victim was walking with her husband as the vehicle was speeding towards them, and not slowing down, while they were crossing. (Pixabay)

Pedestrian hit and run victim dies of her injuries

A Vancouver woman who was hit in East Vancouver last Friday has died of her injuries.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Commercial and 41st Street at 1:30 am on Jan 18th.

Police are still looking for the driver. The vehicle believed to be a BMW X5 from between 2000 to 2006.

The victim was reportedly throw half a block by the vehicle.

Police are seeking additional video from nearby homes to help piece together more footage in an effort to catch the driver.

Power struggle in Venezuela

Political opposition head Juan Guaido swore himself in as Venezuela’s interim president.

Currently, the political and social unrest of the state has put the reign of Nicolas Maduro in jeopardy.

Additionally, the international community including the U.S and Canada have already placed their support in Guaido.

Guaido has declared that declaring himself interim president is the only way to remove the dictatorship of Venezuela and move towards democracy.

The international community including the U.S and Canada have already placed their support in Guaido. (Pixabay)