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Two killed in shooting at Virginia Navy base

A civilian shot dead a sailor aboard a ship at a U.S. Navy base in Norfolk, Virginia, late on Monday before being killed by base security forces, naval officials said. Security services briefly shut down Naval Station Norfolk after the incident involving the two men, which occurred on board the…

Autopsy shows Texas cop fired fatal shot from close range into sarcastic student’s back

A Texas college student likely died from a gunshot wound to his back after making a sarcastic remark to the campus police officer who killed him. Autopsy results show 23-year-old Cameron Redus was shot five times at close range by Cpl. Christopher Carter, a University of Incarnate Word police officer,…

Teen asks to see shotgun in Florida pawn shop then kills himself with it

A 19-year-old Michigan man walked into a pawn shop in Lake City, FL, asked the sales clerk if he could examine a shotgun, then used the gun to kill himself. Jacksonville’s News 4 TV said that the young man had been in the store the day before, but the clerk…

ACLU asks feds to reconsider charges for MI cops in homeless man’s ‘firing squad’ death

The American Civil Liberties Union has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to reconsider its decision not to prosecute six Michigan police officers who fatally shot a homeless man during a confrontation over stolen coffee. The Saginaw police officers fired 47 rounds at Milton Hall, a mentally ill man armed…

Knife-wielding Florida man dressed as ‘Rambo’ shoots up bar with an Uzi

Patrons at a Florida bar said they were forced to apprehend a man after he attacked them with an assault-style rifle and hunting knives. First Coast News reported that patrons told the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office that 37-year-old Daniel Allen Noble entered Europa Lounge dressed as the main character from…

Georgia veterinarians lose battle to save dog that was shot 7 times, thrown in dumpster

Veterinarians in Georgia have said that they were not able to save a dog that was found after being shot seven times and then left in a dumpster. Atlanta police found “Catie,” a 3-year-old terrier mix, in a dumpster on March 7 after an anonymous tip about gunfire in the…

Kansas 2-year-old hospitalized after her 4-year-old sister Tasers her in the head

Police in Wichita, Kansas are investigating after a 4-year-old girl reportedly fired a Taser and hit her younger sister in the head. Wichita Police Public Information Officer Lt. Dan East told reporters on Wednesday that one of the Taser’s probes had lodged in the 2-year-old girl’s forehead and shocked her…

Georgia’s Episcopal bishops sign statement opposing Republican ‘guns in church’ bill

The highest officials in Georgia’s Episcopal Diocese signed a letter on Tuesday urging the state legislature to abandon its push to allow guns in churches. The letter appeared on EpiscopalAtlanta.org after the Republican-led state House passed HB 875, which would allow gun owners to carry concealed weapons in churches, bars…

Obama’s Tea Party cousin joins ‘big black scary gun community’ with pre-campaign rifle buy

Barack Obama’s Tea Party cousin bought a firearm six months before announcing his primary run for the U.S. Senate. Milton Wolf, a Leawood physician who’s challenging Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) in the Republican primary, likes to boast during his campaign speeches that he bought a lifetime membership to the National…

Pennsylvania trooper fatally shoots pregnant wife in the head while cleaning his gun

Police believe that a Pennsylvania state trooper did not mean to shoot his pregnant wife to death when a gun that he was cleaning accidentally discharged. According to WCAU, police responding to the East Norriton Township home at around 2:25 p.m. on Friday found 34-year-old JoAnna Miller with a gunshot…

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