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BREAKING: Mass Shooting At Texas High School

The Dallas Morning News reports: Timberview High School went on lockdown following an active shooter situation Wednesday morning, the school district said in a news release. Mansfield ISD police said that the situation was under control and the investigation is active. No visitors are being permitted on campus at this time. Mansfield ISD police, Arlington police and other law enforcement …

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Police Name Suspect In TN Kroger Mass Shooting

ABC News reports: Authorities identified the suspected gunman Friday as UK Thang, 29, a third-party vendor for Kroger. Collierville Police Department Chief Dale Lane said in a press briefing Friday that a total of 15 people were shot, including 70-year-old Olivia King who died from her wounds, and are in stable condition. Ten of the victims shot were Kroger employees …

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BREAKING: Mass Shooting At Tennessee Grocery Store

The Memphis Commercial Appeal reports: Multiple injuries have been reported in a shooting at a Kroger in Collierville, confirmed Jennifer Casey, public information officer for the Town of Collierville. The area outside the Kroger at 240 New Byhalia Rd. has been secured and law enforcement officers are trying to get customers out of the Kroger, she said. A spokesperson for …

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At Least 6 Dead In Russian University Mass Shooting

CBS News reports: A gunman opened fire on a Russian university campus on Monday killing at least six people, investigators said, in the country’s second mass shooting this year to target students. Videos circulating on social media showed people throwing belongings from windows of university buildings in the central city of Perm before jumping to flee the shooter. State media …

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Man Gets 1282 Years In 2019 CO School Mass Shooting

Denver’s NBC News affiliate reports: A Douglas County judge on Friday said she hoped to prevent another school shooting from ever happening again when she sentenced the man responsible for the deadly shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch to 1,282.5 years on top of the mandatory life sentence for his first-degree murder conviction. “I obviously disagree that imposing a sentence …

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“Columbine Plot” Florida Teens Face Judge [VIDEO]

Fort Myers’ CBS News affiliate reports: The two teens accused of plotting a school shooting in Lee County appeared in front of a judge Sunday morning after they were taken into custody on Saturday. Connor Pruett, 13, and Phillip Byrd, 14, will be held for 21 days in secure juvenile detention. Witnesses were questioned and a map of the school …

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FL Middle Schoolers Charged In “Columbine-Like” Plot

ABC News reports: Two Florida middle schoolers with an apparent interest in the Columbine High School massacre were allegedly plotting to carry out a school shooting of their own until a teacher was tipped off about a possible concealed weapon, authorities said. The teacher at Harns Marsh Middle School in Lehigh Acres, near Fort Myers, alerted school administrators and a …

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Gunmaker Seeks Report Cards Of Sandy Hook Victims

Vice News reports: Gun company Remington has subpoenaed the report cards, attendance records, and disciplinary records of five kindergarten and first grade students murdered in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, according to new court filings in a civil lawsuit filed against the company. In addition, Remington subpoenaed employment records of four teachers who were killed in the shooting, in …

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Gunmakers Bail On NRA Conference Because Of COVID

The Daily Beast reports: Despite a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, the National Rifle Association is moving ahead with its massive annual conference in Texas next month—and major gun manufacturers are having second thoughts, with some even asking NRA officials to call off the event entirely. Most of the largest American gun makers have taken steps to drop out, from informing …

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NC Republicans Push Through Gun Permit Repeal

The Associated Press reports: North Carolina Republicans completed a push Wednesday to eliminate the state’s long-held requirement that a handgun buyer obtain a permit from the local sheriff. But the repeal is likely to get vetoed by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper, who supports more gun-access restrictions. The Senate voted 27-20 along party lines to approve a House bill that would …

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CA Firefighters Met With Guns During Evacuation

The Hill reports: Some firefighters battling the massive Dixie Fire raging in Northern California have faced some unforeseen challenges when trying to evacuate residents in harm’s way. Local KPIX reported that firefighters working to evacuate the historic mountain town of Greenville last week encountered residents who refused to leave their property and threatened firefighters with weapons as the blaze moved …

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OR Man With Arsenal Admits Planning Mass Shooting, Was Banned From Owning Guns Due To Mental Illness

Medford, Oregon’s ABC News affiliate reports: The Medford Police Department says that a custodian at South Medford High School had made significant steps toward carrying out a mass shooting before he sought help several weeks ago. On July 20, 24-year-old Kristopher Clay came into the Medford Police Department lobby and requested to speak with an officer. MPD said that Clay …

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Mexico To Sue Multiple US-Based Gun Manufacturers

The Washington Post reports: The Mexican government said Wednesday it plans to file legal action against several major U.S.-based gun manufacturers, alleging that lax controls contribute to the illegal flow of weapons over the border, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post. The unusual suit is expected to be filed in U.S. federal court in Boston, since some of …

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Cawthorn Attempted To Board Plane With Handgun

The Asheville Citizen-Times reports: U.S. House member Madison Cawthorn had his gun taken by airport police and will likely face a federal fine and loss of a special security status, local and federal officials said. The Republican congressman representing Western North Carolina’s 11th District was attempting to board a plane Feb. 13 when Transportation Security Administration workers found an unloaded …

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“Chaotic Scene” As Three Shot Outside MLB Stadium

Washington’s NBC News affiliate reports: Three people were shot and wounded outside Nationals Park during a game between the Nats and the San Diego Padres on Saturday night, sending fans scrambling for safety and prompting the suspension of the game. The gunshots caused panic among fans inside the stadium, some of whom ducked for cover, hiding underneath tables and behind …

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Tip From Denver Maid Thwarts Possible Mass Shooting, 16 Rifles Found In Hotel Room Overlooking Downtown

Denver’s ABC News affiliate reports: Police feared a “Las Vegas style shooting” during the All-Star Game in Denver after receiving a tip from a maid working at a hotel not far from Coors Field, who discovered more than a dozen weapons and more than 1,000 rounds of ammunition inside one of the rooms Friday night. Multiple informed law enforcement sources …

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Cuomo Declares Gun Violence “State Of Emergency”

Gothamist reports: New York will declare a gun violence “state of emergency” as part of a new initiative aimed at addressing the surge in shootings that has accompanied the pandemic. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the “first-in-the-nation” executive order during a speech at John Jay College on Tuesday, laying out a new seven-point state strategy “to do with gun violence what …

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Home Of Dem AL State Senator Sprayed With Gunshots

Alabama News Network reports: Mobile Police are investigating after about two dozen gunshots were fired into the house of State Sen. Vivian Davis Figures (D-Mobile), who wasn’t home at the time. Mobile police say the shooting happened around 5 a.m. Thursday. Mobile police spokesman Lt. Christopher Levy says no one was home and no injuries reported. Levy says the incident …

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Court Blocks Overturn Of CA’s Assault Weapons Ban

The Los Angeles Times reports: A federal appeals court decided Monday to put on hold a judge’s decision to overturn California’s 30-year-old ban on assault weapons, but the legal fight could continue for months and may be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. In a brief order, a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a …

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Missouri GOP Battles Biden Admin On Gun Laws: We’re Defending Our People From “Federal Govt Overreach”

Fox News reports: Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and and state Attorney General (AG) Eric Schmitt fired back on Thursday after the Justice Department (DOJ) sent a warning to the state over Parson’s recent bill he said protects residents’ Second Amendment rights. In a letter sent Wednesday night, Justice officials said the U.S. Constitution’s Supremacy Clause outweighs the measure that Parson …

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