In the ongoing gun control debate, the same argument often comes up: nobody gets shot at the gun range. Here are five incidents of deaths, both accidental and intentional, at gun ranges across the U.S.
In April, four Alabama teens–Scott Byrd, Dylan Tyree, Daniel Parnell and Summer Moody–went to Gravine Island in the Tensaw river delta, where they allegedly broke into cabins. Three men who were on the island took notice of the teens, and one of them, authorities say, fired what was meant to be a warning shot. The bullet hit Moody, 17, in the head. She died ten days later.
A man accused of shooting his 8-year-old cousin believing her to be a skunk has been charged. Police say the man’s mother asked him to shoot the skunk and held a flashlight for him while he fired.
Zoey Ripple, the charming young woman who was so impaired on May 23, 2012, that she entered a total stranger’s home and got shot, has pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal trespassing in a deal that will keep the 21 year old out of jail.
Anders Behring Breivik, known as the Norway Killer, grinned as a judge in an Oslo court sentenced him today to 25 years in prison for the murder of 77 people during a bombing and shooting spree in July 2011. Broadcast live on Norwegian television, Breivik, dressed in a black suit, addressed the court with a fascist one-armed salute as he was lead in the courtroom to hear the verdict in the presence of the victims’’ family members and survivors of the attacks.
A Cape Coral, Fla., man is under arrest for killing an unarmed door-to-door salesman who was on his property to sell steak and lobster tails. He later told police, “I was in fear.”
A Reddit user who says he was shot during the deadly massacre that unfolded during the midnight premiere of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ in suburban Denver, Colorado, has posted photos of his injury. Warning: Contains images of blood.
Authorities have identified the suspect in the deadly shooting that took place during the midnight premiere of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ at a Century 16 movie theater in suburban Denver, Co. Police say James Eagan Holmes, 24, was acting along when he killed 12 people and injured at least 50 others.
A witness present during the deadly shooting that took place last night during the premiere of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ at an Aurora, CO cinema has posted a video taken right after a gunman shot 14 people dead and injured 50.
When Cafe Racer opened its doors yesterday morning, it was just another laid-back coffee shop/music venue/artspace in a hip Seattle neighborhood. When the first gunshots rang out around 11:10 am, it became a murder scene.