On Sunday morning, a man who had left the Air Force after receiving a “bad conduct” discharge, and jailed for one year for domestic abuse opened fire on a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, killing 26 and injuring 20 others.
Update, 10:45 PM: Devin Patrick Kelley, who was previously identified as the shooter, received a bad conduct discharge from the Air Force for assaulting his wife and their child, the Associated Press confirmed. Kelley was court-martialed and received 12 months confinement. He reportedly used an AR-15 semiautomatic…
After Stephen Paddock opened fire at a concert in Las Vegas, killing more than 50 people, politicians fell into a frustratingly predictable pattern of inaction: outraged Democrats called for federal gun control while Republicans offered little more than thoughts and prayers, and a week later, there’s no sign of…
It’s been less than two years since a gunman shot 48 people dead at a nightclub in Orlando, and already that’s been eclipsed as the deadliest mass shooting in recent American history by an equally senseless, preventable, tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed 59 people. In that time, and in the years before…
In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in recent American history, which happened in a country where more mass shootings happen than anywhere else in the world, Republicans are championing bills that will make it even easier for men like Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock to commit acts of domestic terrorism.
On Wednesday, a photo circulated on Twitter depicting a Walmart gun display case topped with a prominent sign that reads, “Own the school year like a hero.” Now, Walmart has apologized, and a representative says the company is taking steps to ensure that this... does not happen again.
A dispute between concertgoers at a club in Little Rock, Arkansas turned violent early Saturday morning, with a blaze of gunfire resulting in 28 injuries. Among those, 25 are being treated for gunshot wounds, and two people are listed in critical condition.
On Friday afternoon, reports of an active shooter at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital on Grand Concourse came in, saying that at least 5 to 6 people are wounded, three of whom are doctors. The New York Times reports that the condition of the wounded is unknown, and police have not yet secured the area, as the shooter is still…
Early Wednesday morning, several people were wounded in a shooting that took place in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood, according to ABC News. At least three people were struck, though there may be more.
One year ago today, 49 people were killed in Pulse nightclub in Orlando. The city has planned a day of events to mourn the victims of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Almost all those lost were LGBT people of color.
On August 9, 2014—two and a half years ago—Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old resident of Ferguson, Missouri, was gunned down by white police officer Darren Wilson. His death reignited a national outcry against the United States’ legacy of police brutality and the racism that structures our criminal justice system.…
About 25,000 pieces of luggage and items belonging to travelers who were in the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport at the time of the January 6 shooting are reportedly unclaimed.
At least five people were murdered Friday in a shooting at Fort Lauderdale Airport, where police reportedly have one suspect in custody. But according to the TSA, there may be another active shooter still at large, and people in the area have been advised to shelter in place.
On Sunday, a 28-year-old man from Salisbury, North Carolina, fired shots inside a pizzeria in northwest Washington, D.C. Armed with an assault rifle, he later told police he wanted to “self-investigate” a fraudulent election conspiracy theory connected to Hillary Clinton.
According to horrifying reports, five people were shot at a Halloween party in Texas after a man dressed as Freddy Kreuger walked into the house and opened fire.
The family of Jacob Hall, a 6-year-old boy wounded when a teenage suspect apparently opened fire Wednesday outside a South Carolina elementary school, says he’s in critical condition and on life support. Hall was shot in the leg and lost a massive amount of blood, leading to serious brain damage.