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 […]2 comments.
A Deltona woman is in critical condition after her boyfriend shot her multiple times as she was on the phone with 911 seeking help. The boyfriend later fatally shot himself. http://www.news-journalonline.com/article/20160710/NEWS/160719974/101040?Title=VCSO-Man-guns-down-girlfriend-in-Deltona-street-then-kills-himself-in-nearby-woods&tc=ar36 comments.
In an appearance on Fox News Monday evening, GOP nominee Donald Trump spoke about the issue of gun control and promised that as President he will not place limits on the type of guns or ammunition that can be legally sold to or by Americans http://www.infowars.com/video-trump-promises-not-to-limit-gun-ammo-sales/18 comments.
NEW ORLEANS — Former Saints defensive end Will Smith was shot to death in New Orleans’ Lower Garden District on Saturday night following a minor car crash, the coroner’s office confirmed. Smith, 34, was shot after exchanging words with the driver of a Hummer H2 that rear-ended his Mercedes G63 SUV, causing him to strike […]3 comments.
Deputies responded to the Lakewood Country Club, near Salemburg, N.C., about 2:30 a.m. Sunday after receiving multiple calls reporting gunshots and a fight at the clubhouse, according to the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office. http://www.wbtv.com/story/32364499/3-shot-1-stabbed-2-beaten-at-nc-country-club-party2 comments.
On Tuesday, Eagles receiver Josh Huff was pulled over for speeding and arrested. As ESPN reported, police say he was charged with possessing a gun without a permit and a disorderly persons offense because he was caught carrying fewer than 50 grams of marijuana. On Wednesday, Huff explained why he was carrying a gun. He […]7 comments.
A campus shooting at UCLA Wednesday morning left two men dead in a murder-suicide that sent thousands of students running for safety and barricading themselves in classrooms, authorities said. http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-ucla-shooting-20160601-snap-story.htmlno comments.
We had a terrible incident last night that involved the deaths of 3 people,” Nehls wrote in a Facebook post Saturday morning. “An unimaginable tragedy that it seems we see too often.” http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/texas-mother-fatally-shoots-2-daughters-being-killed-police-n599036no comments.
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.htmlno comments.
Police in Baltimore shot a 13-year-old boy who was carrying a fake gun late Wednesday afternoon. The boy sustained non-life-threatening injuries. http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2016/04/baltimore-police-shooting-toy-gun/480267/no comments.
The father reportedly was shot four times. Relatives said the bullet that struck the girl may have hit her father first. http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/02/09/wasnt-his-intention-mom-speaks-out-after-9-year-old-girl-killed-in-home-invasion.htmlno comments.
The incident happened before 1:30 p.m. at a home on the 1900 block of Musket Lane, just off of Sandy Porter Road. Officers said a man, later identified as 32-year-old Phuc Hong Doan, broke into the home, then grabbed a knife when confronted by the homeowner. http://www.wbtv.com/story/34308867/police-homeowner-shoots-kills-intruder-in-southwest-charlotteno comments.
PHOENIX – A 17-year-old is recovering from a gunshot wound after reportedly committing two armed robberies. Court records show that a male teen robbed one store and tried to rob another when he was confronted by an armed clerk who shot him in the arm. http://www.abc15.com/news/crime/pd-armed-robber-shot-by-clerk-theyre-supposed-to-just-hand-over-the-moneyno comments.
Congressional Republicans are trying to change federal guns regulations to make buying a silencer, or suppressor, easier. But critics don’t agree with the argument that the proposed legislation is a safety measure to prevent hearing injuries. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/01/15/hill-republicans-try-to-ease-purchase-gun-silencers-as-nra-backed-trump-arrives.htmlno comments.
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/4641003324 comments.
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/10 comments.
A 14-year-old boy was charged with the fatal shooting of his mother and little brother while they were “sound asleep”, according to authorities in New Stanton, Pennsylvania. Jacob Remaley allegedly admitted to shooting his mother, Dana Remaley, and his 8-year-old brother Caleb, telling police that he used his father’s gun and would have shot his […]10 comments.
And the shooting that ended her life on Saturday afternoon has so far been deemed a tragic accident by the police chief in Irondale, Ala., the Birmingham suburb where Kimberly “Kimi” Reylander was mortally wounded by her 3-year-old brother. The toddler got hold of a loaded gun in a bedroom and aimed it at Kimi, […]3 comments.
Stockton police released new surveillance video Friday in which multiple gunshots can be heard near an elementary school, which resulted in the death of an innocent man who was inside his home, investigators said. Advertisement Shots rang out about 7:50 p.m. Thursday in the 800 block of West Ponce De Leon Avenue near Kennedy Elementary […]one comment.
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/12 comments.