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Georgia man guns down 3-year-old while trying to shoot family member

A Georgia man is in custody on Wednesday after police said that he shot a 3-year-old relative during an argument with another family member. Gwinnett County police Cpl. Jake Smith told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the child was shot before 10 p.m. on Tuesday by a man who was believed…

Students evacuated after shots fired at Atlanta-area elementary school

Students and teachers have been evacuated after shots were fired at an elementary school in DeKalb County, Georgia. According to WSB Channel 7, a suspect is in custody. Police rushed to the Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy after receiving a report that shots were fired inside the school building.…

Tennessee father and son dead after AR-15 goes off and ammunition-filled room explodes

Officials in Tennessee say that a father and his 12-year-old son died over the weekend after an AR-15 assault-style rifle accidentally discharged, causing a fire and then a series of explosions in a room full of ammunition. WBBJ-TV reported on Monday that Tennessee State Bomb and Arson Investigators, the Tennessee…

County to vote to secede from Colorado and become 51st state

Residents in one rural Colorado county will get an opportunity to decide in November if they want to break away and form the 51st state. In an unanimous vote on Monday, commissioners in Weld County voted to include the initiative on November’s ballot, according to KDVR. Voters will be asked:…

Michigan 4-year-old fatally shoots himself in the head

A 4-year-old boy died in Michigan on Sunday evening after obtaining a handgun and shooting himself in the head, according to police. Dundee police responded at around 4:15 p.m. on Sunday to a 911 call reporting that a child had shot himself. Personnel from the Monroe County Ambulance and Dundee…

Texas deputy sues woman for ‘mental anguish’ after he kills her son-in-law

A Texas deputy has filed a lawsuit against a woman for past and future “mental anguish” after he was called to her house last year on a 911 call and forced to kill her son-in-law, who was allegedly behaving irrationally after using drugs. According to the Houston Chronicle, Harris County…

Huckabee asks Nugent to turn his hunting dog ‘loose on some Democrats’

Fox News host Mike Huckabee and Ted Nugent on Tuesday hatched a plan to take the conservative rocker’s “world’s greatest hunting dog” and “him loose on some Democrats” so they could get the “varmints” out of office. Huckabee began his Tuesday interview with Nugent by asking about “Gonzo, the wonder…

Right-wing Minnesota lawmaker offers concealed carry permits to campaign donors

Republican lawmaker Cindy Pugh, a Minnesota state representative, is offering free concealed carry gun training classes to people who donate $125 or more to her campaign. According to Talking Points Memo, Pugh is holding an event on Saturday, August 17, at which donors without concealed carry permits will be given…

Arizona woman kills husband with shotgun after he insists she learn to use it

A woman in Arizona has told police that she accidentally killed her husband with his own shotgun after he insisted that she pick it up even though she told him she was uncomfortable around guns. The Daily Courier reported that Prescott Valley police responded to reports of a shooting on…

Marine may have shot self to death in D.C. playing ‘trust game’

A 19-year-old Marine may have been playing a so-called “trust game” with fellow Marines on Friday night when he shot himself to death. WRC reported that Marine Barracks Washington, D.C. and D.C. police were investigating the death of Lance Cpl. Cody Scott Schoenfelder. According to The Washington Post, the South…

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