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81-year-old fatally shoots home invasion suspect, says gun had never been used in 30 years

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UNIONTOWN, Pa. – A home invasion suspect was fatally shot early Friday morning in Uniontown when the 81-year-old homeowner pulled out a gun, according to investigators. Police said 46-year-old Franklin Schrout, of Smithfield, rode a bike to the house with tools to break in, then ransacked the home and assaulted the 81-year-old man. http://www.wpxi.com/news/81-year-old-fatally-shoots-home-invasion-suspect-says-gun-had-never-been-used-in-30-years/464100332






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Gun-brandishing man sought to investigate fake news story site, police say

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A suspect arrested Sunday with an assault rifle at a Washington, DC pizzeria admitted he had come to investigate an online conspiracy theory, Washington’s Metropolitan Police Department said Sunday evening in a statement. http://www.cnn.com/2016/12/04/politics/gun-incident-fake-news/






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Oakland: Reputed gang members charged in downtown shootout that wounded eight

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OAKLAND — Two reputed gang members have been charged in a gun battle Saturday morning outside a downtown Oakland club that left eight people, including themselves, wounded, according to authorities and court documents. http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2016/11/09/oakland-reputed-gang-members-charged-in-downtown-shootout-that-wounded-eight/






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Too many Raccoons in San Francisco?

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I know they’re a problem, but maybe this is overkill? Nearly 57 firearms, including semiautomatic rifles and machine guns, were seized from a home in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood after police responded to reports of a man wantonly firing shots inside the residence, officials said Tuesday. http://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/Police-responding-to-gunshots-find-57-weapons-in-9206374.php






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gunman opens fire at Mukilteo house party

submitted 1 year ago by in Bad Gun

MUKILTEO, Wash. – Three people were killed and one was wounded when a gunman opened fire at a house party in Mukilteo early Saturday morning, police said. The shooter killed two people at a fire pit before firing more shots from the roof, the grandmother of one witness said. http://komonews.com/news/local/3-dead-1-wounded-in-shooting-during-party-in-mukilteo






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66 mass shootings in Florida since 2013

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2 dead, up to 16 injured after shooting at Fort Myers Club Blu

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Two people are dead, including a 14-year-old boy and a Lehigh Senior High School basketball star, and up to 16 are injured following a deadly shooting early Monday morning during a party at Club Blu in Fort Myers. http://www.news-press.com/story/news/2016/07/25/two-dead-up-16-injured-after-shooting-fort-myers-nightclub/87518214/






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Realtor holds intruders at gunpoint

submitted 1 year ago by in Good Gun

A realtor preparing to show a Jonesboro house found three suspects inside the home and held them at gunpoint until police arrived. http://www.kait8.com/story/32464317/realtor-holds-intruders-at-gunpoint  






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Man charged with murder in shooting death of 15-year-old boy

submitted 1 year ago by in Bad Gun

CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man is facing charges after police say he fatally shot a 15-year-old boy who mistakenly knocked on his door believing it was a friend’s home. https://www.boston.com/news/crime/2016/07/17/man-charged-murder-shooting-death-15-year-old-boy






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Here’s Why the Good Guy with a Gun Always Gets Killed

submitted 1 year ago by in Bad Gun

In the aftermath of mass shootings in the U.S, the political debate inevitably turns to the question of gun control. One side pushes for increased restrictions on access to guns with the hope of reducing the likelihood of armed violence. The other side, at the extreme, calls for a more heavily armed population in the […]






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Two honor roll students fatally shot in Maryland

submitted 6 months ago by in Bad Gun

Ziberov and Najjar were killed Monday night in a fusillade of more than 22 shots fired as they sat in a car in a cul-de-sac in Montgomery Village. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/public-safety/double-homicide-in-montgomery-county/2017/06/06/858d1514-4aa4-11e7-bc1b-fddbd8359dee_story.html?utm_term=.c0a98cae148c&wpisrc=al_alert-COMBO-local-crime%252Blocal-all&wpmk=1






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FAYETTEVILLE TEEN PLAYING WITH LOADED GUN CHARGED IN FRIEND’S DEATH

submitted 7 months ago by in Bad Gun

Nineteen-year-old Shyheim White is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of 21-year-old Dennis Burden. Burden’s father told ABC11 that he’s heartbroken but is using this incident to educate young men on the dangers of guns. http://abc11.com/news/teen-playing-with-loaded-gun-charged-in-friends-death/1921128/






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Columnist M.D. Harmon died after gun he thought was unloaded went off

submitted 7 months ago by in Bad Gun

Harmon, 71, was in the basement of his home in Sanford with the son of a family friend when he unloaded a .357 revolver and handed it to the teenager, who was unfamiliar with firearms, according to the report released by the Office of Chief Medical Examiner. But Harmon apparently had not emptied every chamber, […]






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Texas man shoots two would-be burglars, kills one

submitted 7 months ago by in Good Gun

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (KBTX) Huntsville police believe a homeowner was justified in shooting two men who were attempting to burglarize his home Wednesday night, killing one of them and wounding the other. According to police, the homeowner pulled into his driveway shortly before 11 p.m. Wednesday in the Elkins Lake subdivision. http://www.kwtx.com/content/news/Texas-man-shoots-two-would-be-burglars-kills-one-419416774.html






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Fresno shooting rampage

submitted 7 months ago by in Bad Gun

Police said the man who killed three people on a shooting spree in downtown Fresno, California, on Tuesday while shouting “Allahu Akbar” wanted to kill as many people as possible after a warrant was released for his arrest in the murder of a motel security guard last week http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/04/18/fresno-shooting-spree-3-people-killed-suspect-in-custody.html






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5-year-old child killed, 7-year-old wounded in Bakersfield drive-by shooting

submitted 9 months ago by in Bad Gun

A 7-year-old child was also hit by gunfire around 7:45 at California Avenue and S Street, but that child is expected to survive. The driver wasn’t hit by gunfire, police said. http://bakersfieldnow.com/news/local/child-shot-killed-in-drive-by-in-central-bakersfield






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Lancaster doughnut shop employee shoots and kills intruder

submitted 9 months ago by in Good Gun

LANCASTER — One of two men who broke into a Lancaster doughnut shop today was shot to death by an employee, and the other suspect fled, authorities said. A call about the shooting came in a little before 3 a.m. about the shooting at Sugary Donut the 43600 block of 15th Street West, according to […]






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Boise woman scares off attempted carjacker with pistol: ‘It was shock and fear’

submitted 9 months ago by in Good Gun

It happened at the corner of west Kootenai and south Hilton streets. A woman just dropped off her 9-year-old daughter Monday morning around 7:30 a.m. She was driving alone when a man jumped out in front of her car. She slammed on the brakes and it stalled. http://kboi2.com/news/local/boise-woman-scares-off-would-be-carjacker-with-her-pistol






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He shouted “get out of my country” before shooting.

submitted 9 months ago by in Bad Gun

Adam Purinton, 51, is accused of killing Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32, and wounding Alok Madasani, also 32, as well as an American who tried to intervene during Wednesday evening’s incident at Austins Bar and Grill in Olathe, a Kansas City suburb. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-kansas-india-idUSKBN16623I






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Mother Shoots At Woman Trying To Break Into Tulsa Home

submitted 9 months ago by in Good Gun

TULSA, Oklahoma – A Tulsa mother is urging others to teach their kids to never answer the door if a stranger knocks. That training paid off Friday when police say an intoxicated woman tried breaking into several homes after being shot at by another homeowner http://www.newson6.com/story/34422413/police-mother-shoots-at-woman-trying-to-break-into-tulsa-home






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