Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed six gun-control bills into law, including a requirement that ammunition purchasers undergo background checks. The governor vetoed five other measures, including an expansion of the use of restraining orders to take guns from people deemed to be dangerous. http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-sac-essential-politics-updates-gov-brown-signs-six-gun-control-bills-1467394282-htmlstory.html3 comments.
An 15-year-old boy and his 11-year-old sister were found shot dead in a house in Jonesboro, a city of fewer than 5,000 residents about 20 miles south of Atlanta, according to Sergeant Ashanti Marbury of the Clayton County Police Department2 comments.
Gun rights activists took issue with the selective editing on ‘Under the Gun,’ which aired May 14 on Epix. Katie Couric on Monday released a statement saying she regrets the “misleading” editing on the documentary Under the Gun following a storm of criticism from gun rights activists.no comments.
As a convicted felon who was on the sex offender registry, Kohlhepp should not own a gun. But authorities said they have found numerous weapons, including 9mm handguns with silencers, assault rifles, and an “unbelievable” amount of ammunition on his property. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2016/11/08/todd-kohlhepp-acquire-guns/93505174/4 comments.
A 5-year-old LaPlace girl died Saturday (May 21) after she accidentally shot herself while playing with a handgun, the St. John the Baptist Sheriff’s Office said. Haley Moore was shot in the chest at the home of her father, Eric Moore, on Country Club Drive and brought to a local hospital where she died. http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2016/05/laplace_5-year-old_accidentall.html7 comments.
Orlando was “a melting pot of 3rd world miscreants and ghetto thugs.” http://www.cbsnews.com/news/orlando-shooting-prosecutor-fired-facebook-posts/ http://www.cbsnews.com/news/orlando-shooting-prosecutor-fired-facebook-posts/ano comments.
As Deborah Pearl got out of her car to assess the situation, Matthew Desha did as well. Except he also grabbed his 5.56-millimeter high powered assault rifle.According to witnesses, Pearl then proceeded to put her hands in the air in attempt to save her life from the armed stranger who had narrowly avoided killing them […]one comment.
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.
His victim, a 59-year-old Army veteran named Stanley Carter, was waiting at a bus stop on his way to work with a group of people when Benson shot him during a botched robbery, according to CBS affiliate WWJ. http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2016/04/murderer_released_from_prison.html5 comments.
AUSTIN (KXAN) – Two people were hurt in a shootout just before noon at a West Campus area construction site near the intersection of Rio Grande Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Boss returns fire in West Campus construction-site shootout2 comments.
when Gates kicked open the side door of the sanctuary and entered with the shotgun, pointing it at the pastor and congregation. Church members, including Aaron Guyton, a concealed weapons permit holder, acted quickly. http://www.goupstate.com/article/20120325/ARTICLES/120329781/1112no comments.
A few seconds after the first rifle blasts outside New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Jeanne Assam hears the screams. The shots continue outside a set of double glass doors in the snowy parking lot where one person is already dead. The noise gets progressively louder. Glass in one of the doors explodes. Then another. […]one comment.
At 8 a.m. on Oct. 1, Luke Woodham, 16, bookish and overweight, drove a white Chevy Corsica up to his high school. That was already a sign of trouble: the young man had poor vision and was driven to school every day by his mother. But three hours earlier that morning, Mary Ann Woodham, 50, […]one comment.
HOUSTON, Texas — A Texas man responded to a home invasion in the community of Spring, north of Houston, when a young girl called out for help. The man pulled his gun and stopped the home invasion robbery by engaging the robber in a gunfight.http://www.breitbart.com/texas/2016/04/13/good-guy-gun-stops-home-invasion-robbery-texas/2 comments.
Goofing around at his home over the weekend in Philadelphia, Maurice Phillips committed an act of unimaginable carelessness with a gun, police officials said, accidentally killing his 4-year-old daughter with a shot to the head. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/20/us/father-tried-to-blame-5-year-old-with-killing-of-4-year-old-police-say.htmlno comments.
Investigators said the shooting happened at the store in White Center at approximately 5:45 a.m. local time. Witnesses said the man entered the store and swung a hatchet toward the customer before turning his attention to the clerk. http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/03/14/customer-with-concealed-carry-permit-fatally-shoots-axe-wielding-attacker-at-7-eleven.htmlone comment.