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3 Dead in Shooting Blamed on Property Dispute
3 Dead in Shooting
Blamed on Property Dispute

3 Dead in Shooting Blamed on Property Dispute

Suspect captured after fleeing in Colorado, and another person is critically wounded

(Newser) - A man was captured Tuesday after 25 hours on the run after police say he fatally shot three people and critically wounded a fourth in his latest property dispute with neighbors in rural Colorado, authorities said. The suspect, Hanme K. Clark, 45, was arrested by New Mexico State police near...

Army Plant Sells AR-15 Ammo to Civilians, Drawing Scrutiny

Members of Congress sound alarm after 'NYT' reporting

(Newser) - Members of Congress are calling for a detailed examination of a deal that allows a US Army plant to supply ammunition for AR-15-style weapons, including ammo used in numerous mass shootings, to the commercial market. A New York Times investigation published this month and based on more than 1 million...

Suspect in Fatal Memphis Shooting Rampage Found Dead

3 women, teen girl were killed, and another teen girl was seriously injured

(Newser) - A suspect in Tennessee died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot while on the run early Sunday after he allegedly killed four and seriously injured a fifth victim during a deadly outbreak of domestic violence Saturday night, police said. Officers found Mavis Christian Jr., 52, in his car during a manhunt...

Washington Post Publishes Graphic Mass-Shooting Images

Newspaper warns readers but says it's necessary to understand the power of AR-15s

(Newser) - Earlier this year, the Washington Post published a story detailing the devastating effects that bullets from an AR-15 have on the human body. On Thursday, the Post went further—in fact, "further than any mainstream news organization has ever gone before in showing the brutality and devastation" of mass...

Chief Condemns Leak of School Shooter's Writings

He confirms writings from Nashville shooter Audrey Hale are authentic

(Newser) - Nashville Police Chief John Drake says he's "disturbed" over the unauthorized release of writings from the shooter who killed six people , including three children, at the Covenant school in March. Drake confirmed the authenticity of the writings in a statement late Monday evening, the AP reports. "This...

Gun Shop Owner: Maine Suspect Triggered 'Yellow Flag'

Robert Card reportedly tried to buy silencer months earlier, was rejected due to one answer on form

(Newser) - The man suspected of killing 18 and injuring 13 in a mass shooting last week in Lewiston, Maine, apparently tried to buy a silencer at a local gun shop almost three months before the massacre. Rick LaChapelle, owner of Coastal Defense Firearms in nearby Auburn, tells ABC News that Robert...

Maine Was Likely Worst-Ever Mass Shooting in US Deaf Community

4 deaf people killed as they attended a weekly cornhole tournament

(Newser) - Not only was last week's horrific mass shooting in Lewiston, Maine, the deadliest ever mass shooting in the state, it may have also been the deadliest ever mass shooting affecting the deaf community in the US, according to advocates for the community. Steve Vozzella, Brian MacFarlane, Billy Brackett, and...

Here Are the 18 Victims in Maine
Here Are the 18
Victims in Maine

Here Are the 18 Victims in Maine

A teen bowler, a shipbuilder who loved cornhole among those gunned down in Lewiston

(Newser) - Amid reports of the Friday discovery of the body of the suspected gunman in two mass shootings in Lewiston, Maine, more details on the victims. The 18 people killed included a 14-year-old bowler, a shipbuilder who loved playing the game of cornhole, and a sign language interpreter. According to Maine...

Maine Lawmaker Does U-Turn on Assault Weapons Ban

Democratic Rep. Jared Golden says 'misjudgments' led him to oppose ban

(Newser) - As the manhunt continued for the suspect in this year's deadliest mass shooting in the US, a Maine congressman reversed his position on an assault weapons ban. US Rep. Jared Golden, a Democrat whose district includes Lewiston, where 18 people were killed in Wednesday night's shooting , said "...

Police Surround Home Linked to Maine Shooting Suspect
Family Says Maine Suspect
May Have Been Looking for Ex
the rundown

Family Says Maine Suspect May Have Been Looking for Ex

Robert Card remains at large after shooting that killed 18

(Newser) - Maine police on Thursday night briefly surrounded a home believed to be the last known address of the suspected gunman in the mass shooting that killed 18 people Wednesday. The manhunt for suspect Robert Card, 40, has continued since the shootings at two locations in Lewiston, a bar and a...

Shooting Survivor: 'Nobody Knew What It Was'

One man hid among the bowling alley machinery until police came

(Newser) - As the manhunt continues in Maine for the gunman who killed at least 18 at a bowling alley and a restaurant in Lewiston, stories from those who survived the shootings and about those who did not were surfacing:
  • A man who identifies himself only as Brandon tells the AP that

New Toll in Maine: 18 Dead, 13 Injured

Suspected gunman remains at large

(Newser) - This story has been updated with more info on the gunman and other details throughout. Authorities in Maine have updated the casualty toll from Wednesday night's mass shooting in Lewiston : A "profoundly saddened" Gov. Janet Mills said at least 18 people were killed and 13 injured, reports the...

Maine Shooting Could Be Worst in State History

Lewiston locked down as police hunt 'person of interest' Robert Card

(Newser) - Lewiston, Maine, and two nearby communities remained locked down Thursday morning as authorities hunted a person of interest in a mass shooting believed to have killed at least 16 people. The Wednesday night shooting is likely the deadliest shooting in the state's history, with some officials putting the death...

Police Identify Person of Interest in Maine Mass Shooting

Robert Card was trained as a firearms instructor at Army Reserve facility

(Newser) - Police are searching for a man trained as a firearms instructor at a US Army Reserve training facility in Maine after a mass shooting in the state that reportedly killed at least 16 people and left another 50 to 60 injured Wednesday night, some of whom were reportedly hurt during...

Report: At Least 16 Dead in Maine Mass Shooting

Lewiston residents told to shelter in place

(Newser) - This story has been updated with the current death toll and other details throughout. People in Lewiston, Maine's second-biggest city, have been told to stay in place amid what police say is an active shooter situation involving at least two locations. At least 16 people have been killed—with...

Cops: Man Planned Shooting at Rock-Climbing Event

Samson Garner, 39, of Oregon 'was armed for it,' per the Deschutes County DA

(Newser) - The Smith Rock Craggin' Classic, an annual three-day rock-climbing fest, took place without a hitch over the weekend in Oregon's Smith Rock State Park. It could've ended up as a crime scene, however, according to authorities, who say they uncovered a mass shooting plot believed to have targeted...

Juvenile Arrested in Connection With Morgan State Shooting

17-year-old in custody on attempted murder charges; police seeking 18-year-old suspect as well

(Newser) - As Morgan State University officials ramp up plans for more security, including a 1.5-mile wall , after five people were injured during a shooting earlier this month on campus during homecoming festivities, local cops have been busy tracking down suspects. The Baltimore Police Department announced Friday that they arrested a...

Morgan State University to Build Itself a 1.5-Mile Wall

Decision comes in wake of homecoming shooting

(Newser) - In the wake of a shooting that left five people injured during Oct. 3 homecoming festivities, Morgan State University leaders announced Tuesday they plan to build a wall around most of the northeast Baltimore campus and station security personnel at entrances and exits, reports the AP . The wall would extend...

Walmart Shooter Agrees to Pay More Than $5M to Families

Patrick Crusius killed 23 people in Texas attack

(Newser) - A white Texas gunman who killed 23 people in a racist attack on Hispanic shoppers at a Walmart in 2019 agreed Monday to pay more than $5 million to families of the victims. Patrick Crusius was sentenced to 90 consecutive life sentences in July after pleading guilty to federal hate...

Guard at College Turned Away Gunman Before Store Shooting

Florida officials decry hateful rhetoric as DeSantis denounces slayings

(Newser) - Before a white gunman opened fire Saturday at a Dollar General store in Florida, killing three Black people, he tried to go on campus at a historically Black college nearby. A security officer turned the man away when he refused to identify himself, Edward Waters University said in a statement....

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