Mass Shootings

13 Dead, 23 Injured In Russian School Shooting By Nazi

ABC News reports: A gunman opened fire in a school in central Russia on Monday, killing 13 people and wounding 23 others before shooting himself dead, authorities said. The shooting took place in School No. 88 in Izhevsk, a city 960 kilometers (600 miles) east of Moscow in the Udmurtia region. Russia’s Investigative Committee identified the gunman as 34-year-old Artyom …

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Incel Forum Promotes Mass Shootings, Child Rape

The Washington Post reports: The most prominent forum for men who consider themselves involuntarily celibate or “incels” has become significantly more radicalized over the past year and a half and is seeking to normalize child rape, a new report says. The report, by the Quant Lab, is the culmination of an investigation that analyzed more than 1 million posts on …

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24 Republican Attorneys General Threaten Credit Card Companies Over New Code To Identify Gun Purchases

The Wall Street Journal reports: Republican attorneys general of 24 states are warning Visa, Mastercard, and American Express not to move forward with their plan to add a new code to identify when purchases are made at firearms retailers. The attorneys general said in a letter that the card companies’ plan could lead to the misuse of consumer data and …

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Cruz To Uvalde Parents: Schools Just Need More Cops

The Texas Tribune reports: The parents of a child who was killed in the Uvalde school shooting met with Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on Wednesday and asked him to support a federal ban on semi-automatic weapons. The senator declined and instead suggested increasing law enforcement presence on school campuses. Kimberly Mata-Rubio, whose daughter Lexi was killed in the …

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Four Dead In Memphis Mass Shooting, Suspect Caught

The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports: The 19-year-old police say is responsible for several shootings in Memphis Wednesday evening is in custody, bringing to an end a two-hours-plus crisis that left four people dead and three people injured. The rampage left parts of the city paralyzed, with restaurants on lock down, residents told to shelter in place and MATA bus service …

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NYC Expands Active Shooter Training To Pre-K Program

The New York Post reports: New York City public schools are expanding active shooter training to pre-K, 3-K and other early childhood programs, Department of Education officials said Wednesday. Schools Chancellor David Banks [photo] announced the new prep for staffers taking care of the Big Apple’s learners under 5 during a press conference in Queens ahead of back-to-school on Thursday. …

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TX Gov Opposes Raising Age To Buy Assault Weapons

The Texas Tribune reports: Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday that it would be unconstitutional to increase the minimum age to buy assault-style rifles from 18 to 21 years old — a key proposal Uvalde parents have called for after an 18-year-old gunned down their children’s school in May. “It is clear that the gun control law that they are seeking …

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Federal Prosecutors Seek To Forcibly Medicate Planned Parenthood Shooter: He Thinks Witches Are After Him

The Denver Post reports: Federal prosecutors want to forcibly medicate the man charged with carrying out a deadly mass shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs seven years ago in an attempt to move forward with the long-stalled criminal cases against him. Robert Dear, 64, has repeatedly admitted to killing three people and wounding nine others during a …

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Safeway Mass Shooter Named, Posted “Manifesto”

The Daily Beast reports: The man who killed two people as he “walked aisle to aisle” spraying bullets inside a Safeway supermarket in Bend, Oregon, wrote a disturbing manifesto ahead of the bloodbath, warning of his intention to commit a “national tragedy.” The shooter, who wielded an AR-15-style rifle and a shotgun during his rampage, was identified by authorities on …

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Three Dead In Mass Shooting At Oregon Safeway

ABC News reports: At least three people are dead following a shooting inside a Safeway supermarket in Oregon on Sunday evening, police said. The incident was reported just after 7 p.m. local time at The Forum Shopping Center in Bend, a small city on the Deschutes River, some 130 miles southeast of Oregon’s capital, Salem. The suspected shooter is among …

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Uvalde School Board Fires Police Chief Pete Arredondo

NBC News reports: Uvalde schools police chief Pete Arredondo was fired Wednesday by the Texas city’s school board. The board voted unanimously to oust the embattled chief after a recommendation from the school district superintendent. Arredondo’s removal caps three months of outrage over the botched law enforcement response to the shooting at Robb Elementary School, which killed 19 children and …

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Death Penalty Phase Begins For Parkland Mass Shooter

Fort Lauderdale’s CBS affiliate reports: The defense in school killer Nikolas Cruz’s sentencing trial is about to speak to the jury for the first time and present why they believe he committed the shooting rampage. The best result for the defense would be life in prison without parole for the confessed killer, and it needs only one juror to agree, …

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Beto O’Rouke Calls Out Uvalde Heckler At TX Town Hall: “It May Be Funny To You, Motherfucker, But Not To Me”

The Huffington Post reports: Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic candidate for governor in Texas, didn’t hold back when a heckler laughed as he described the gun used to murder 19 children and two teachers at an elementary school in Uvalde earlier this year. “It may be funny to you, motherfucker, but it’s not funny to me, OK?” O’Rourke fired …

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NC County Places AR-15 Rifles In Every Public School

The Asheville Citizen-Times reports: In response to the Texas school shooting that left 19 children dead May 24, a local school system and Sheriff’s Office are rolling out some beefed up security measures in 2022-23, including putting AR-15 rifles in every school. Madison County Schools and Madison County Sheriff’s Office are collaborating to enhance security in the schools for the …

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New York AG Joins Lawsuit Against Gunmaker Glock

Courthouse News reports: Planning to defend a gun control measure passed last year, New York Attorney General Letitia James joined a lawsuit today against the gunmaker Glock filed by one of the people wounded during the April 12 shooting at a New York City subway station. In a lawsuit filed May 31 in Brooklyn federal court, Ilene Steur accuses Glock …

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Jones’ InfoWars Parent Company Files For Bankruptcy

Reuters reports: The parent of far-right conspiracy website InfoWars filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection on Friday as the company and its founder Alex Jones face up to $150 million in damages in a trial over longstanding falsehoods he perpetuated about the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre. Three other companies associated with InfoWars filed for bankruptcy protection in April, but they …

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Makers Of Assault Weapons Grossed $1B Since 2012

The New York Times reports: The leading manufacturers of assault rifles used to perpetrate the deadliest mass shootings in the United States have collected more than $1 billion in revenue over the past decade as gun violence across the country has surged, according to a House investigation set to be presented on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. The findings, released before …

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Mass Shootings Spur Calls For Tourniquet Training

Courthouse News reports: Proponents who say Stop the Bleed tenets should be taught right up there with techniques such as the Heimlich maneuver cite statistics such as from the Coalition for National Trauma Research that say physical injury is the leading cause of death for people ages 1 to 46. Lenworth Jacobs, director of the Stop the Bleed program at …

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CA Gov Signs Bill Allowing Citizens To Sue Gun Sellers

The Hill reports: California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed a bill into law on Friday to allow private citizens to sue those who make, sell, transport or distribute certain illegal firearms, modeled after Texas’s recent anti-abortion law. A release from Newsom’s office states that the law will award at least $10,000 per each illegal assault weapon and ghost gun — …

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Indiana Mall Gunman Posted Nazi Image On 4chan

Vice News reports: Hours before a 20-year-old gunman opened fire on a food court in a suburban mall near Indianapolis on Sunday, he appears to have posted a grim message on the notorious imageboard site 4chan. “Name is jonathan and today seems like a good day to die,” he wrote. The post was accompanied by a colorized image of a …

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