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Kid shoots NJ police chief with officer’s own gun while parents paying taxes

A child somehow managed to grab a New Jersey police chief’s service weapon Tuesday afternoon and shoot him in the leg. The child, described as a preteen, had gone with his parents to the tax collector’s office at the Bordentown Township Municipal Building when he fired the gun and shot…

PA man shoots 11-year-old nephew dead while demonstrating laser sight on his forehead

An 11-year-old Pennsylvania boy was shot dead over the weekend when his uncle was showing off a number of guns that he thought were unloaded, and pointed one with a laser sight at the child’s forehead. The Pocono Record reported that State Police responded to reports of shots fired in…

Sovereign citizen’s teen son kills two ‘Alaska State Troopers’ reality TV stars in sofa dispute

A sovereign citizen shot and killed two Alaska state troopers last week during an argument over a $150 couch, authorities said. Nathanial Kangas is accused of killing Trooper Sgt. Patrick “Scott” Johnson and Trooper Gabriel Rich as they attempted to arrest the suspect’s father. A mother and daughter called Tanana…

San Francisco man shot to death after accidentally walking into wrong apartment

A 26-year-old San Francisco man was shot to death early Saturday by a neighbor after going to the wrong apartment after a night of drinking. Relatives said Stephen Guillermo apparently pressed the wrong floor number on the elevator at his Mission Street apartment building, reported the San Francisco Chronicle. Guillermo…

Texas gun group’s protest sends restaurant employees fleeing for freezer as cops respond

A demonstration by a pro-gun group in Ft. Worth, TX sent restaurant employees at a Jack in the Box location fleeing into the freezer as police responded to the scene thinking a robbery was in progress. According to Dallas-Ft. Worth’s NBC Channel 5, Open Carry Texas protesters are irate that…

Ky. state police won’t investigate teen’s fatal shooting despite cam video evidence

Kentucky state police declined to investigate the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old woman by a sheriff’s deputy, saying the Boone County sheriff had waited too long to ask for help. Deputy Tyler Brockman shot and killed Samantha Ramsey in the early hours of April 26 as she tried to drive…

Homeless man says ‘smirking’ Louisiana cop shot ‘friendly’ dog during trespassing arrest

A homeless man said a Louisiana cop shot and killed his dog Monday during his arrest on trespassing charges. Officers were called about 7:20 a.m. to the parking lot of the Southwest Daily News in Sulphur, where two transients from Maine had just hopped off a freight train. A caller…

Thousands of Christians organize against Sarah Palin after waterboarding joke mocks baptism

Faithful America, a large online community of Christians, has launched an effort to publicly denounce former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin after she mocked one of the religion’s most important rituals by comparing it to waterboarding. Speaking at the National Rifle Association (NRA) convention last week, Palin had explained…

‘Gun enthusiasts’ stalk and threaten CEO after she develops weapon only owner can fire

Belinda Padilla, president and CEO of the U.S. division of firearm manufacturer Armatix, says she was stalked and threatened by “gun enthusiasts” after she tried to bring a safer handgun to market. Armatix, a German company, has developed so-called “smart guns” that can only be fired by the owner. The…

MT man charged after killing teen lured into garage by burglar trap

A Montana man was charged Monday with deliberate homicide in the shooting death of a teenage German exchange student in his garage. Police said Markus Kaarma was upset that his home had been burglarized twice in recent weeks, and he told a stylist Wednesday at Great Clips that he’d been…

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