Alexandre Bissonnette was well-known in his community as an anti-immigration Laval University student who frequently made xenophobic comments on social media about Islam. He allegedly shot six people dead, injuring eight more, in a Canadian mosque on Sunday, and was charged with six counts of murder on Monday.
Early in the morning on New Year’s Day, 39 people were killed by a gunman in an Istanbul nightclub called Reina. ISIS soon took credit for the attack, and now the man who allegedly wielded the weapons has been apprehended, and has reportedly confessed.
It’s only natural that after shooting up a pizza parlor because you believed it could be operating a child sex ring on behalf of Hillary Clinton and you just wanted the facts, you might come to regret some stuff. According to a New York Times article published on Wednesday, “Pizzagate” shooter Edgar Welch, apparently…
Texas police fatally shot a 42-year-old mother after she refused to put down the gun she used to murder two of her own daughters in a Houston suburb.
On Thursday, Sen. John McCain revealed he is functioning on heavy Republican autopilot when he said that Barack Obama is “directly responsible” for the historic mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, which left 49 dead.
On Wednesday night, T.I.’s Irving Plaza concert erupted in violence when Roland Collins, a.k.a. Troy Ave, allegedly opened fire in a greenroom. A bodyguard to Troy Ave, 30-year-old Edgar McPhatter, was shot in the torso and died at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital.
The solution came to me while watching the evening news: guns. I’d heard of people doing fire walks, beating pillows with baseball bats—even taking hallucinogens in the Peruvian rainforest. But I needed something more potent than an Amazonian shaman could provide.
Jamie Gilt, a 31-year-old Jacksonville, Florida woman, was shot with a legally-purchased gun by her four-year-old son on Tuesday. Authorities found her in the driver’s seat of a truck by the side of a road; her son was sitting in the back seat.
Every school in the Los Angeles Unified School District was shuttered on Tuesday after an unspecified, wide-ranging threat was called in.
In wake of Friday’s shooting at a Planned Parenthood location in Colorado Springs, celebrities such as Chrissy Teigen, Kerry Washington and Kathy Griffin are offering their support for the women’s healthcare organization.
On Friday afternoon, police were called to a situation involving an active shooter at a Planned Parenthood location in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Denver Post reports at least three police officers have been injured, as well as multiple civilians. There are no details as to how many victims there are, whether…
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The alleged gunman in the murder of a Virginia TV reporter and cameraman this morning has been identified by police as Vester Lee Flanagan, who anchored WDBJ for one year using the name Bryce Williams. Someone identifying themselves as Williams on Twitter has confessed to the shooting and uploaded video footage of…
John Russel Houser has been identified as the gunman who opened fire in a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, killing two people and himself.
Though Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church will be likely summed up in the news over the next couple of weeks as a “black church,” perhaps a “historic black church” if people are feeling generous, the church’s two-plus centuries as a site of unwavering community resistance to state-sponsored racism give it a…
Charleston, South Carolina is waking up to a nightmare this morning, after a white gunman shot and killed nine people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, one of the oldest historically black churches in the United States. A five-year-old girl is reportedly recovering this morning after surviving the…
If someone asks for bacon on their burger, that means they want bacon on their burger. Capiche?
An Alaska boy was shot in the leg after his mother's .357 caliber handgun accidentally fell out of its holster and went off. According to The Guardian, no one has been charged.
A Walmart in Idaho was the scene of a terrible tragedy when a two-year-old child reached into his mother's purse and accidentally shot and killed her with her own gun.
A man shot a 22-year-old woman on Friday at a Nordstrom's department store in Chicago, then turned the gun on himself.