Another attempt at gun control faltered in the U.S. Congress on Thursday despite outrage at the Orlando massacre, as a proposed ban on firearms sales to people being monitored for links to terrorism barely avoided being killed in the Senate. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-florida-shooting-guns-sitin-idUSKCN0Z91ZSone comment.
Two days after he tweeted “I need to move out of my place before I viciously murder my roommates,” Zachary Penton called 911 and confessed to killing his roommate. http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/08/22/man-tweeted-he-d-viciously-murder-his-roommate-cops-say-he-did.htmlone comment.
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-bakersfieldno comments.
The parents of a New Jersey boy who fatally shot his 6-year-old neighbor must pay over $570,000 to the slain boy’s family, a judge ruled Monday.3 comments.
One of DiDonato’s friends may have kicked in the direction of one of Ung’s friends, and Ung may have mocked someone’s hair. http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/06/27/after-orlando-examining-the-gun-business?mbid=nl_160620_Daily&CNDID=40142479&spMailingID=9084866&spUserID=MTE5NjMyNDUwMTcxS0&spJobID=941954509&spReportId=OTQxOTU0NTA5S0no 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.
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.
The victim and an 11-year-old child were playing with a gun when it went off, said spokeswoman Sgt. Ashanti Marbury, who confirmed that the younger child fired the shot. The incident happened on Fitzgerald Road about 4 p.m. http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/11/06/georgia-police-investigate-accidental-shooting-involving-boys-12-and-11.html4 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.