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.
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.
Police say a father shot a home intruder in the stomach after the intruder broke into his family’s home and attempted to start a fire early Sunday in Central Lubbock.no 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.
Gwinnett, Georgia police are relying on the surveillance video to identify and apprehend the two men who remain at large. Both men are described as African American, between 20 and 30 and around six feet tall.http://bearingarms.com/beth-b/2016/09/22/georgia-woman-uses-handgun-fend-burglars/one comment.
Police say gunman is still at large after five people shot dead in shopping mall rampage. A manhunt was under way in the US state of Washington after a gunman opened fire in the make-up department of a Macy’s store in a shopping centre north of Seattle, killing five people.http://edition.cnn.com/2016/09/23/us/washington-mall-shooting/no comments.
Beth Dixon, 63, accidentally left a pistol in a restroom in the school after removing the gun from its holster to use the facilities. After forgetting it there, four children between the ages of 6-8 used the same single uni-sex bathroom, with the final child informing his parent. That parent contacted another teacher, at which […]no comments.
A police officer in Columbus, Ohio, fatally shot a 13-year-old boy he was trying to detain following reports of an armed robbery, officials said. Authorities identified the teenager as Tyree King. The Columbus Division of Police said in a statement that King “pulled a gun from his waistband” when officers attempted to take him and […]no comments.
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.php28 comments.
TAMPA — A burglar was shot and seriously wounded Tuesday after the occupant of a home spotted him remotely on her mobile surveillance app and called her father to investigate, police said http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/crime/intruder-shot-after-homeowner-spies-him-on-home-surveillance-phone-app/22915106 comments.
“It is strongly recommended that you do not carry your firearm when traveling to Canada and/or transiting through Canada to reach another US destination,” the release read. CBSA said all guns should be declared and “necessary permits” would be required. The hockey lovers launched a small-scale “firearms awareness campaign” as a reminder to American gun […]one comment.
The victim, 31-year-old Mohammad Nestor Robinson, was at the Pecos Road McDonald’s on his lunch break when a woman accused him of not holding the door for her, Robinson’s friend later told the family. http://ktla.com/2016/08/30/man-fatally-shot-after-not-holding-door-for-woman-at-mcdonalds/no comments.