Mass Shootings

NYC Subway Shooting Suspect Charged With Terrorism

The Associated Press reports: The man accused of shooting 10 people on a Brooklyn subway train was arrested Wednesday and charged with a federal terrorism offense after a daylong manhunt and a tipster’s call brought police to him on a Manhattan street. Frank R. James, 62, was taken into custody about 30 hours after the carnage on a crowded rush-hour …

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“Person Of Interest” In Subway Mass Shooting Posted Anti-Gay Rant, NYPD Offers $50,000 Reward For Info

The New York Daily News reports: The person of interest in Tuesday’s mass subway shooting in Brooklyn has recorded dozens of hours of YouTube videos, ranting about Mayor Adams, homeless people in the subway system, gun violence, and how outreach workers are “homosexual predators.” Frank James, 62, remains at large after Tuesday morning’s attack, which left 10 people shot and …

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NYPD: Subway Mass Shooter Had Three “Extended Round Magazines” But His Gun Had Jammed [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: According to a police official, the suspect was seen mumbling to himself before he put on the gas mask, released a smoke canister commonly bought online and opened fire with .380 caliber handgun. There were no working cameras in the 36th Street station, according to a police official. But police were able to get an image of …

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NYPD: Subway Shooting Not Thought To Be Terrorism

The New York Times reports: Eight people were shot in the subway in Brooklyn during the Tuesday morning rush, officials said, as a chaotic scene unfolded with riders trying to flee the gunfire on a smoky subway platform. The Fire Department said that at least 16 people were injured, eight of them by gunfire. The violent episode came amid a …

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Michigan Mass Shooter Denied Transfer To Juvenile Jail

Click On Detroit reports: Suspected Oxford High School shooter Ethan Crumbley’s request to be transferred to the Oakland County Children’s Village has been denied, and he will remain in jail. The decision comes one week after the 15-year-old went in front of a judge to argue that he should return to the Children’s Village. His defense tried to convince a …

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MI School Mass Shooter Wants To Read His “Fan Mail”

NBC News reports: The 15-year-old accused in the deadly mass shooting at his suburban Detroit high school in November should be kept in adult jail as he awaits trial, prosecutors said Tuesday. Oakland County Assistant Prosecutor Kelly Collins said during a hearing about the teenager’s confinement that he’s demonstrated he can be calculating, has a desire to be remembered for …

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Sandy Hook Families To Focus On Gun Marketing

The Associated Press reports: After agreeing to a $73 million lawsuit settlement with gun-maker Remington, the families of nine Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims say they are shifting their focus to ending firearms advertising with macho, military themes that exploit young men’s insecurities, all in the hopes of preventing more mass shootings. The families say Remington used those kinds …

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Gunmaker To Pay Sandy Hook Families $73 Million

NBC News reports: Relatives of nine victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have reached a historic settlement with Remington, the maker of the rifle used in the massacre, according to court documents. The settlement comes after a protracted legal battle over how the gunmaker marketed its firearm. The dollar amount of the settlement was not immediately known. A …

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Air Force Must Pay $230M In 2017 Texas Mass Shooting

The Associated Press reports: The U.S. Air Force must pay more than $230 million in damages to survivors and victims’ families of a 2017 Texas church massacre for failing to flag a conviction that might have kept the gunman from legally buying the weapon used in the shooting, a federal judge ruled in San Antonio on Monday. More than two …

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“God Made Me Do It” Mass Shooter Found Guilty

USA Today reports: A jury on Friday night found Travis Reinking guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of four people at a Tennessee Waffle House in 2018, thwarting an attempted insanity defense and marking a dramatic conclusion to one of the city’s most high-profile criminal trials. The jury deliberated for nearly five hours. Reinking, 33, faced multiple murder charges …

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California Bill Would Require Parents To Disclose If They Have Guns At Home As Well As How They Are Stored

Courthouse News reports: A newly proposed California bill would require parents of public and charter schools students to disclose whether any guns are kept at their homes as well as how they are stored. State Senator Anthony Portantino, a Democrat, introduced the bill that he said prioritizes student safety by increasing available information on gun access and safe at-home storage …

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Life Sentence In 2018 Mass Shooting At MD Newspaper

CNN reports: A man who killed five employees of Maryland’s Capital Gazette newspaper in 2018 was sentenced Tuesday to spend the rest of his life in jail, prosecutors say. Jarrod Ramos was sentenced to five life sentences without parole, plus one life sentence, plus 345 years, according to Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney spokesperson Tia Lewis. All sentences will run …

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