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December 23, 2012 edition

Harrison, Tenn. — A 2-year-old is dead after finding a firearm that belonged to his grandfather and accidentally shooting himself in the stomach while playing with the weapon.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- Former Major League Baseball player Ryan Freel was found dead in his home on Saturday from a self-inflicted shotgun blast. Freel was 36-years old .

Prince Georges County, Md. -- A 31-year-old man was shot and killed Thursday night in the Oxon Hill area.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 20-year-old Indiana resident died Saturday evening after being shot early that morning in the South Chicago neighborhood.

Chicago, Ill. -- Shootings at various locations across the city late Saturday and early Sunday left at least five people injured.

Kansas City, Kan. -- Police are investigating the shooting death of a man whose body was found earlier today in the 7300 block of State Avenue.

San Bernardino, Calif. -- A fight at an “end of the world” house party on Friday night may have led to the shooting death of a 20-year-old man and the wounding of his 22-year-old cousin.

Cleveland, Ohio -- Two men forced their way into a house on East 99th Street around 6:45 p.m. today and shot a 25-year-old man to death, police said. The man was shot three times, once each in the head, neck and chest.

Brandon, Fla. -- Authorities say an argument at a Tampa Bay-area bar over a woman's lost purse led to a shooting that left one man dead and two others injured.

Longview, Wash. -- Man, 62, dies after shooting. Neighbor, 48, accused in killing.

Houston, Tex. -- A man shot and killed his mother before shooting and killing himself Friday night in Harris County.

New Orleans, La. -- Police are investigating the murder of a man in the Lower 9th Ward Saturday night. He was shot multiple times.

Philadelphia, PA -- One person was dead and two were wounded in a shooting in West Philadelphia shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday night.

Seattle, Wash. -- A man with a gunshot wound to his chest found near Third Avenue and James Street was in stable condition at Harborview Medical Center.

Marrero, La. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting Saturday night in Marrero that left two men wounded.

Middleburg Heights, Ohio -- A 54-year-old man is being held on for shooting a 9 mm handgun seven times at the front windows at an unoccupied Middleburg Heights bar, in part because he was upset about the Connecticut school massacre, police said.

Altedena, Calif. -- Authorities said they are investigating a car-to-car shooting in Altadena early Saturday in which a gunman fired at the car of an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy.

Fayette County, Penn. -- Two bar patrons are hospitalized after being shot early this morning in a Fayette County. Police report that after two men were thrown out of the bar for fighting, they each pulled semi-automatic handguns and began shooting into the bar, wounding the two patrons.

Goodyear, Ariz. -- A 7-year-old boy fired a real gun Saturday, thinking he was playing with his air-gun pistol. The parents had both the air gun and real gun, a pistol, locked up. The boy found the key and thought the real gun was his air gun. No injuries reported.

Tuscon, Ariz. -- Four men were shot early Saturday morning outside a midtown strip club. One of the men has life-threatening injuries.

Atlanta, Ga. -- One person was shot in a DeKalb mall parking lot during an attempted carjacking Friday night.

Charlotte, N.C. -- A 20-year-old woman was shot in the leg as she and her boyfriend went to the aid of another woman who being assaulted.

December 22, 2012 edition

Cleveland, Ohio -- Police in the city's homicide unit are seeking a suspect after finding a man shot to death in his car.

Houston, Tex. -- .Two people were discovered dead after deputies arrived at an apartment complex and heard gunshots coming from the residence.

Lebanon, Tenn. -- A 21-year old man was shot and killed; police have arrested a suspect.

Hoover, Ala.-- A 19-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman were shot to death Friday night inside a Hoover nightclub.

Tucson, Ariz. -- A 23-year-old woman was shot and killed Thursday night by a man against whom she had a restraining order, police said. She was shot multiple times in the parking lot of an apartment complex just before 10:30 p.m. The shooter later died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Penn Hills, Penn. -- Homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting of an 18-year-old male.

Key Largo, Fla. -- A woman allegedly shot her former lover in the thigh with a .22-caliber rifle after the two argued over her relationship with a new boyfriend.

Tucson, Ariz. -- Three people were shot early this morning at a midtown strip club, police said. One of the injuries was potentially life-threatening.

Salt Lake City, Utah -- Police were on the lookout for a man who reacted to a parking lot accident at a 7-Eleven store by pulling a handgun and firing at a fleeing pickup truck.

Tucson, Ariz. -- A 37-year-old man was arrested after authorities say he shot another man during an argument while at a home party.

December 21, 2012 edition

Sacramento, Calif. -- An argument and the sound of gunshots preceded the shooting death of a man in Meadowview last night.

Pierre, S.D. -- A 16-year-old boy is dead after a friend used a shotgun to shoot him in the chest following an argument over a paintball game.

Atlanta, Ga. -- Separate shootings leave 1 dead, 4 others injured

Prattville, Ala. – Police are investigating a Thursday night shooting that left an unidentified man dead.

Queens, N.Y. -- A 26-year-old man died after he was shot in the head by a lone gunman who entered the All Friends Grocery & Deli shortly after 6 p.m.

Oakland, Calif. -- Friends, family mourn Oakland grandmother shot on her way home from store.

Washington, D.C. -- Officers were called to the 4400 block of 6th Place about 9 p.m. last night, where they found a male who had been shot more than once, police said. He was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, officials said.

New Port Richey, Fla. -- Two people were hospitalized Thursday night after being injured during a shooting near a Dunkin Donuts, police said.

Memphis, Tenn. -- A dice game on Thursday ended with one players' girlfriend critically injured in a hail of bullets from three shooters, though she may not have been the intended target of the gunmen.

Scottsdale, Ariz. -- Andre Leteve was sentenced to death Wednesday in Maricopa County Superior Court for the premeditated shooting murders of his two sons, ages 5 and 1. The prosecution said Leteve committed the ultimate act of revenge against his wife, who was divorcing him.

December 20, 2012 edition

Houston, Texas -- Authorities have identified a 30-year-old woman who was found shot to death outside a home in far southwest Harris County early Thursday morning.

Georgia -- Boy, 14, found shot to death in Gwinnett County home

Akron, Ohio -- Akron man shot to death

St. Louis, Mo. -- (A Northland Avenue man) was shot to death Wednesday night and found in the street in front of his home, police say.

Chicago, Ill. -- Four men were wounded in separate shootings on the South and West sides Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Wentzville, Mo -- Barbershop patron accused of firing three times at another customer discussing the Connecticut school shooting

Charlotte, N. C. -- 18-year-old arrested in 'Good Samaritan' shooting; woman trying to help assault victim hospitalized after shooting

Millbrook, Ala. -- Millbrook police are looking for a man who walked into a gas station on Main Street on Wednesday night, struck and shot the clerk at least twice and fled on foot with the cash register.

Philadelphia, Penn. -- A 24-year-old waitress on her way home from work was shot in the back shortly after midnight on a South Philadelphia street, according to police.

Tampa, Fla. -- A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered by Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay for any information leading to an arrest in the armed robbery of a taxi driver who was shot in the chest this week.

Tillamook, Or. -- Loaded gun, accidentally left in Tillamook theater, found by seventh-graders.

Originally posted to Tom Begnal on Sun Dec 23, 2012 at 08:54 AM PST.

Also republished by Shut Down the NRA and Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA).

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