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#Gun violence

# gun-violence - Monday 30 December, 2019

Two dead in Texas shooting after gunman opens fire in church

The attacker was shot by a member of the congregation.

# gun-violence - Saturday 21 December, 2019

New Zealanders hand in more than 56,000 guns after assault weapon ban

The government banned the most lethal types of semi-automatic weapons after a gunman killed 51 worshippers at two mosques.

# gun-violence - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

US Democratic debate focuses on healthcare, gun control and taking on billionaires

There was one thing they all agreed on – President Donald Trump should be impeached.

# gun-violence - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Four dead and five injured in shooting at Kansas bar overnight

Authorities said the shooting stemmed from an earlier altercation.

# gun-violence - Thursday 3 October, 2019

$800 million settlement reached to compensate families bereaved by Las Vegas gun massacre

Hundreds of lawsuits have been filed over the 2017 shooting that claimed 58 innocent lives, the worst in modern US history.

# gun-violence - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

US teenager kills five family members in Alabama shooting

The 14-year-old boy called police and confessed to the crime.

# gun-violence - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Two Chicago mothers who were anti-gun violence activists shot dead in south of city

Police don’t believe Chantell Grant or Andrea Stoudemire were the intended targets of last Friday’s shooting.

# gun-violence - Monday 18 March, 2019

Spotlight on New Zealand gun laws after mosque shooting

The owner of the company that sold weapons to Brenton Tarrant said it was a legal, “ordinary sale”.

# gun-violence - Monday 29 October, 2018

From The42 'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach Speaking Out This post contains videos

'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach

Steve Kerr spoke about the threat of gun violence in America after 11 people were shot dead in Pittsburgh.

# gun-violence - Friday 29 June, 2018

# gun-violence - Sunday 25 March, 2018

'One of my best friends was killed right around here': McCartney remembers John Lennon at New York march

More than a million people took to the streets across the US yesterday to call for tighter gun control.

# gun-violence - Saturday 24 March, 2018

'No more silence': Hundreds of thousands march for gun control in the US

Organisers of the March for Our Lives rally in Washington hoped their protest would match in numbers and spirit last year’s women’s march.

# gun-violence - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'Enough is enough': School students across the US stage walkouts against gun violence

The protests come after 17 people were killed during a school shooting in Florida last month.

# gun-violence - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Rihanna calls for an end to gun violence as her cousin is killed

The pop star took to Instagram to post an emotional call.

# gun-violence - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Man killed in north Dublin shooting

The incident occurred at Moatview Avenue in the early hours of this morning.

# gun-violence - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'Cold, calculated, planned': US man could face death penalty after murdering two black people

Kenneth James Gleason, from Louisiana, killed two black men last week.

# gun-violence - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Gardaí hunt for second suspect who fled scene of foiled gangland hit

A man in his late 20s was arrested at the scene and a gun was recovered by gardaí.

# gun-violence - Monday 17 July, 2017

Nine-year-old boy among 11 killed in Chicago shootings

The child was among 56 people shot in the city over the weekend.

# gun-violence - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Two-year-old shot dead in attack streamed live on Facebook

Police said last night that they were still searching for a suspect in the shooting which shocked Chicago.

# gun-violence - Monday 11 January, 2016

Three-year-old boy shoots himself dead with father's handgun

The boy found the gun under the cash register at his father’s store.

# gun-violence - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Fox News host slams Obama's tearful display, says he hid 'raw onion' in podium

Republican politicians and commentators have been lining up to criticise Obama for his emotional gun control announcement.

# gun-violence - Sunday 20 December, 2015

'I surprised my mum when I told her I’m more afraid of visiting home in the US than living here'

Incidents of gun violence have become so commonplace back home that I can’t remember a time when we could go a full week without hearing about a shooting.

# gun-violence - Friday 9 October, 2015

One person killed, 3 injured in shooting at Northern Arizona University

The conditions of the injured victims are not yet known.

# gun-violence - Monday 20 April, 2015

Video: US gun violence costs lives. But how much money does it cost? Out Of Control This post contains videos

Video: US gun violence costs lives. But how much money does it cost?

Magazine Mother Jones have crunched the grim figures.

# gun-violence - Monday 17 February, 2014

Man arrested in Donegal after recovery of rifle

The rifle was discovered as part of an ongoing garda investigation during the search of a house in Ballyshannon this evening.

# gun-violence - Friday 7 February, 2014

Man in Belfast shot in both knees and both ankles

Two men forced their way into a house in west Belfast this evening, police have said.

# gun-violence - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Three shot near Pittsburgh high school

Police are still looking for the shooter and the three victims have been taken to hospital.

# gun-violence - Friday 14 June, 2013

Today marks six months since the Sandy Hook school shooting rampage

The shootings took place on 14 December last, when deranged Adam Lanza shot his mother and then 26 others, including 20 children.

# gun-violence - Thursday 11 April, 2013

US Senate agrees to debate landmark gun law

The law contains an expansion of background checks for gun purchases at firearm shows and on the internet but not between relatives and friends.

# gun-violence - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Videos: Obama pledges to reignite economy, fix immigration, fight gun crime State Of The Union This post contains videos

Videos: Obama pledges to reignite economy, fix immigration, fight gun crime

The US president set out an ambitious agenda for his second term in his fifth State of the Union address in Washington overnight. Watch key excerpts from the speech…

# gun-violence - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators Gun Violence This post contains videos

Video: 'You must act. Be bold' - Gabrielle Giffords testifies before US senators

The former US congresswoman, who nearly died after being shot in the head two years ago, gave an emotional testimony to senators in Washington yesterday.

# gun-violence - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

New Jersey town posts armed police at every school

The town of Marlboro has posted armed police at every school on the restart of the academic year today.

# gun-violence - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Petition to deport Piers Morgan from the US now at over 70,000

The CNN host is coming under severe criticism for his outspoken views on gun control in the United States.

Authorities find 'body of sister' of gunman who killed 2 NY firemen

Cheryl Spengler has been missing since Monday, the day that William Spengler set his home ablaze, luring firefighters to the scene where he shot two dead.

# gun-violence - Friday 21 December, 2012

NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun' Gun Violence This post contains videos

NRA: 'The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun'

The US’ powerful gun lobby group, the National Rifle Association, has called for armed police or guards to be deployed in every school in the country.

# gun-violence - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Obama wants gun violence proposals by next month

Obama has asked his vice president Joe Biden to lead efforts to formulate proposals that he insists will not impinge on the Second Amendment, which enshrines the right to bear arms in the US.