A Florida police officer and his superior were charged this week for the deadly shooting of a retired librarian at a community policing event last summer.
“The bottom line is there are multiple people that heard, ‘Drop the gun,’ and right after that, they heard two loud bangs,” said Chief Acevedo.
Sheriff Danny Dominguez said two of the three men involved were the ones who fired and the shooting was the result of confusion, commotion, and paranoia.
A 10-4 panel of the U.S. 4th Circuit on Tuesday upheld Maryland’s 2013 Firearms Safety Act, stating the Second Amendment doesn’t protect a right to “weapons of war.”
Prosecutors say Robert Potter – as well as the two young boys – watched as his wife placed a loaded gun in a cabinet in the garage.
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey was named as a defendant in a federal lawsuit filed last week over the state’s prohibition of Tasers and stun guns.
An investigation found Oregon’s armories among the dirtiest in the country, polluted by high levels of lead from years of poor maintenance in the buildings’ indoor firing ranges.
A Miami Democrat submitted a bill last week requiring a psychological evaluation for those seeking a concealed handgun permit in Florida.
With a bill to bring permitless concealed carry to Alabama tracking in the state senate, at least one local sheriff is against the proposal on grounds that it may translate into more guns at protests.
The No More Black Targets campaign argues that shooting ranges and instructors should not use “menacing” black targets, and is petitioning to end the practice.