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Florida teen waving gun around shoots friend in the back: ‘Don’t worry, it’s on safety’

A Florida teen assured his friends the gun he was playing with had its safety activated moments before he shot another teen in the back. Officers said the boy, who is 14 or 15 years old, stopped at the front yard of a Miami home to show the handgun to…

Michigan toddler’s point-blank fatal shooting violated ‘code of the streets,’ neighbor says

Police said a triple shooting that left a Detroit-area toddler dead was in apparent retribution for an April shooting that wounded three people outside a nightclub. The suspected gunman was among those wounded in the earlier shooting, officers said. Witnesses said the gunman walked up to two children playing in…

NJ Gov. Chris Christie vetoes gun legislation aimed at cutting mass shootings

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Wednesday vetoed a bill approved by the state legislature that would have reduced the legal size of ammunition magazines from 15 to 10 bullets, saying it would do nothing to end mass shootings. Christie, in sending the measure back to legislators, instead proposed new…

‘Freedom’-loving waitresses, diners ‘throwing guns and Jesus all over the place’ at CO eatery

Waitresses in a town called Rifle carry pistols when they serve customers at Shooters Grill. The owners of the western Colorado eatery encourage customers to carry loaded firearms, too: “Guns are welcome on premises,” reads a sign on the front door. “Please keep all weapons holstered, unless the need arises.…

17-year-old cheerleader shot ‘execution style’ on New Jersey street

Newark police are searching for clues after officers said that a 17-year-old cheerleader was shot execution style on the street just two weeks after graduation. According to police, Cheyanne Bond was shot while walking along South 17th Street in Newark Sunday night, WCBS reported. A 17-year-old boy, who was also…

First day of ‘guns everywhere’ law in GA sparks convenience store showdown

On July 1, the state of Georgia enacted the Georgia Safe Carry Protection Act — also known as the “guns everywhere” law — which allows licensed gun-owners to bring their weapons to churches, bars, government buildings and other places where they were previously prohibited. The Valdosta Daily Times reported Tuesday…

Rep. Paul Broun: Right to have ‘guns everywhere’ was ‘given by our Lord’

Paul Broun, a Republican U.S. congressman from Georgia, on Tuesday said that his state’s so-called “guns everywhere” law that allows firearms to be carried in bars, school classrooms and many government buildings would prevent shootings. “We know that when law abiding citizens — who know how to use one —…

NY man walks into business for a job, shoots two workers and himself when he doesn’t get it

A New York man who walked into a business looking for a job on Monday shot two workers, and then turned the gun on himself when he did not immediately get it. According to the PIX11, 54-year-old Cameron Waithe asked Oscar Ramirez for a job just after walking into C&A…

12-year-old fatally shoots himself in the head at Boy Scout camp in San Diego

An 12-year-old boy died on Monday after he reportedly shot himself in the head at a Boy Scouts camp on San Diego’s Fiesta Island. According to KNSD, paramedics tried to revive the child after police responded to a 7:35 a.m. call about a suicide attempt. The child was declared dead…

Texas gun store: Gun show shooting death is ‘no different’ than not wearing seatbelt

A Texas gun store owner has responding to a fatal shooting at a weekend gun show by saying it was “no different” than dying while not wearing a seatbelt. According to KTBC, Cedar Park Police said that they found 59-year-old John Glover Warden with a single gunshot wound in the…

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