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Texas Gun Club grand opening goes wrong when employee shoots own hand

The grand opening week of the Frisco Gun Club of Frisco, Texas was marred by an accident at the shooting range when an employee shot his own hand while trying to clear a jammed Ruger 9-millimeter handgun. According to Claire St. Amant of CultureMap Dallas, the shooting club opened on…

Rush Limbaugh: ‘Liberalism’ mental illness causes ‘practically every’ school shooting

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh asserted on Monday that nearly every school shooting had been caused by the “mental health problem” of liberalism. Classmates of the teen gunman killed at a school shooting last week in Colorado had told the Denver Post that he disliked Republicans and “described him as…

Kentucky man shot and wounded after setting his gun on a toilet paper dispenser

A Kentucky man accidentally shot himself after setting his pistol on a toilet paper dispenser while using a restaurant bathroom. Police in Elizabethtown said the man, whose name was not released, was shot in the leg after the firearm fell from the dispenser at a Fazoli’s restaurant and accidentally fired.…

TSA agent seizes ‘John Wayne’ sock monkey’s toy gun from woman’s sewing bag

Airport security agents confiscated a toy pistol from a sock monkey based on a John Wayne’s character in “True Grit.” Phyllis May, of Redmond, Wasington, said she and her husband were traveling from St. Louis to Seattle with some of her hand-made dolls and sewing supplies stowed in her carry-on…

Unarmed man charged with assault after NY cops shoot at him but wound bystanders instead

A grand jury indicted an unarmed, emotionally disturbed man on assault charges after police opened fire on him near New York City’s Times Square and wounded two bystanders. Investigators said 35-year-old Glenn Broadnax, of Brooklyn, created a disturbance Sept. 14 by lurching into traffic and lunging toward oncoming cars. Police…

Tea party radio host misses felony court date because he was in jail for extortion and drugs

A Michigan tea party activist missed a scheduled court appearance in Wisconsin because he spent Thanksgiving weekend in jail on felony charges in the Upper Peninsula. Doug Sedenquist was arrested last week and charged with extortion, using a computer to commit a crime, aggravated stalking and possession of a drug…

Texas cop shoots man after women refuse his ‘wife-swapping’ plan

A police officer in Texas has been accused of shooting another man multiple times after two women reportedly refused to go along with a plan to swap sexual partners for the night. According to the San Antonio Express-News, 29-year-old Olmos Park Officer Frankie Salazar and 33-year-old Jesus Edward Guitron had…

Critics say new Dallas policy will allow police to make up cover stories for officer-involved shootings

The Dallas Police Department will require any officer who’s involved in a police shooting to wait 72 hours before giving a statement about the shooting. Chief David Brown quietly issued the policy change last month, several weeks after surveillance video was released that showed an officer shooting a mentally ill…

Woman convicted in ‘stand your ground’ case released from jail to await new trial

A Florida woman awaiting a new trial in a “stand your ground” shooting case has been released from jail. Marissa Alexander was released Wednesday night on more than $200,000 bond while she waits to be retried on three charges starting March 31. She must remain under house arrest and electronic…

Georgia man fatally shot neighbor with Alzheimer’s after mistaking him for a prowler

A Georgia man is may face charges after he shot and killed a neighbor who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. Sheriff’s deputies in Walker County said 34-year-old Joe Hendrix believed his 72-year-old neighbor, Ronald Westbrook, was a prowler when he began repeatedly ringing the doorbell and jiggling the doorknob about 4…

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