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LAS VEGAS | Las Vegas shooting witnesses describe chaos and compassion

LAS VEGAS — Police documents about the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history included reports from at least two people who said a person they believed to be the gunman ranted in the days prior to last October’s Las Vegas Strip attack about the federal government and gun control. The claims by those people … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Las Vegas shooting witnesses describe chaos and compassion

Florida Governor Rick Scott Statement on Shooting of Highlands County Sheriff’s Deputy

TALLAHASSEE, FL – Florida Governor Rick Scott made the following statement today regarding last night’s shooting in Highlands County that took the life of Highlands County Sheriff’s Deputy William Gentry. Governor Scott said, “Each day, Florida’s brave men and women in law enforcement selflessly place the safety of others above their own. Today, my wife, … Continue reading Florida Governor Rick Scott Statement on Shooting of Highlands County Sheriff’s Deputy

The Latest: Florida gov: Shooting ‘absolutely pure evil’

PARKLAND, Fla./February 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the deadly shooting at a Florida high school (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Florida Gov. Rick Scott has joined law enforcement agents near the site of the deadly school shooting and offered his condolences to the victims’ families and survivors. He says the attack that claimed … Continue reading The Latest: Florida gov: Shooting ‘absolutely pure evil’

5 killed in shooting at Pennsylvania car wash

January 28, 2018(AP)(STL.News)-State police say three men and two women have been found dead in a shooting at a Pennsylvania car wash. The shooting occurred shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday in the Melcroft community of Saltlick Township, about 55 miles (89 kilometers) southeast of Pittsburgh. Police said Sunday they have no motive yet for the … Continue reading 5 killed in shooting at Pennsylvania car wash

Texas 16-year-old charged in high school cafeteria shooting

ITALY, Texas/January 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A 15-year-old girl who was wounded in a Texas high school shooting is “in good spirits,” and the 16-year-old boy suspected of opening fire in the cafeteria has been charged as a juvenile with aggravated assault, officials said Tuesday. School District superintendent Lee Joffre told reporters outside Italy High School that … Continue reading Texas 16-year-old charged in high school cafeteria shooting

Gun industry gathers just a few miles from mass shooting

January 23, 2018(AP)(STL.News)-The gun industry is holding its biggest annual trade show this week just a few miles from where a gunman slaughtered 58 concertgoers outside his high-rise Las Vegas hotel room in October using a display case worth of weapons, many of them fitted with bump stocks that enabled them to mimic fully automatic … Continue reading Gun industry gathers just a few miles from mass shooting