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June 23, 2013 edition

Minerva, Ohio -- A 9-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed himself about 5 p.m. Friday while handling a gun with his 14-year-old cousin. The gun was owned by the father of the teen.

Pittsburgh, Penn. -- A 24-year-old man shot and killed his 25-year-old girlfriend before using the gun to kill himself at a home on Tuesday. A neighbor said the couple had broken up Monday. The woman was living with her mother, sister, and young son at the home.

Peacham, Vt. -- A 59-year-old man shot and killed a 50-year-old man and then used the gun to kill himself Wednesday morning. The younger man was the husband of the shooter’s estranged 60-year-old wife. The woman and the shooter had an ongoing dispute over child support payments and a pending court case.

Kansas City, Mo. -- Someone opened fire at an after-hours club about 3:30 a.m. today killing one man and wounding eight others. The shooting began in the club and then continued outside. More than 200 people were in the club at the time.

Albuquerque, N.M. -- Someone was fatally shot in the abdomen Friday night.

Birmingham, Ala. -- A man was found fatally shot about 2:45 a.m. yesterday.

Birmingham, Ala. -- Someone was found fatally shot and lying in the backyard of a residence about 4:50 p.m. yesterday.

Boston, Mass. -- Two men and a woman, all in their early 20s, were found fatally shot inside a house about 4:20 a.m. yesterday. A vehicle was spotted leaving the scene.

Redondo Beach, Calif. -- A 38-year-old man was shot and killed in front of his mother-in-law’s apartment about 8 p.m. Friday.

Edmond, Okla. -- A 20-year-old intruder who broke into a residence was shot and killed by the homeowner about 3:40 a.m. Saturday.

Gary, Ind. -- Three men, ages 34, 27, and 22, were found shot to death about 1:45 a.m. today. Each victim was shot multiple times.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 46-year-old woman shot and killed a 56-year-old man and then used the gun to kill herself while in a hotel about 4:20 p.m. Friday.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 20-year-old man was shot in the back and killed and two other men, ages 28 and 26, were shot and wounded about 4:35 p.m. Saturday. The three were standing in a street when a car pulled up and at least one person in the vehicle opened fire on them. The wounded victims were listed in fair-to-serious condition.

Houston, Tex. -- A man was shot and killed at a nightclub last night.

Paterson, N.J. -- A 20-year-old woman was killed and three others -- a man 48-years-old and two women, ages 39 and 21 -- were wounded when two gunmen opened fire on a crowd of people around 2:30 a.m. yesterday. Police do not yet know if the victims were the intended targets.

Chester, S.C. -- An 18-year-old was shot and killed and another person was shot and wounded at a birthday party attended by hundreds of teenagers. The wounded victim was in critical condition.

Charlotte, N.C. -- A 21-year-old man was shot and killed in the parking lot of a nightclub last night. Police believe there was an altercation between several people in the lot before the shooting.

New Orleans, La. -- A 5-year-old girl was on life-support machinery after accidentally shooting herself with a gun about 10:50 a.m. today.

Greenville, N.C. -- A 23-year-old with a pistol-gripped shotgun allegedly shot a man in a car outside a law firm, then he crossed five lanes of traffic and allegedly shot three people outside a big-box discount department store before police shot and wounded him. Police say the shooter appears to have planned the shooting but chose his victims at random. More than 100 rounds of shotgun ammunition were found on the suspect after he was captured. No word on the conditions of the wounded.

Santa Ana, Calif. -- A 7-year-old boy was shot and wounded after his father’s car was targeted by a gunman about 11 p.m. yesterday.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 23-year-old man was shot in the abdomen about 8:40 p.m. Saturday. He was listed in serious condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 26-year-old man was shot in his forearm about 11:50 p.m. Saturday. No word on his condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- An 18-year-old man was struck in the leg after someone shot at him at least 10 times about 12:45 a.m. today. His injury was described as a minor leg-wound.

Chicago, Ill. -- Two men, ages 23 and 20, were shot and wounded while standing on a sidewalk about 3 a.m. today when someone in another group of people opened fire on them. No word on the victims’ conditions.

Chicago, Ill. -- A man in his 20s showed up at a hospital with a gunshot wound to his left knee and right leg about 3:10 a.m. today. No word on his condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 16-year-old boy was shot in the abdomen about 3:30 a.m. today. His injuries were believed to be non life-threatening.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 39-year-old man was shot in the back and arm about 5:10 a.m. today. He was listed in serious condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 20-year-old man showed up at a hospital with a gunshot wound to his arm about 5:10 a.m. today. No word on his condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 32-year-old woman received a gunshot wound to her buttocks and a 32-year-old man received a graze wound to his thigh about 5:30 a.m. today. The two were on a porch when someone walked up and started shooting. The man refused treatment. No word on the woman’s condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 42-year-old man was shot about 6:30 a.m. today. He was listed in serious-to-critical condition.

Tucson, Ariz. --A man was shot in the abdomen while in the parking lot about 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Witnesses said there was an altercation in the parking lot when the shots were fired, but the wounded man was not involved in the fight. The victim was listed in critical condition.

Akron, Ohio --A 40-year-old man was shot in the abdomen about 11 p.m. Thursday. He was listed in stable condition.

Denver, Colo. -- Two men and a woman were shot and wounded when someone in a passing pick-up truck opened fire on them last night. One of the men was described as clinging to life in extremely grave condition. The two other victims have injuries considered non life-threatening.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A man was shot in the leg at a food-and-liquor store. His injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 16-year old boy was shot and wounded while riding in a car with three others about 12:15 a.m. yesterday.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 42-year-old man was shot by a would-be robber around 9:40 p.m. yesterday. The victim and another man were walking home from a gas station when they were approached by two strangers, one of them with a handgun. When the victim and companion fled, the gunman fired and struck the victim. His injuries were not considered life-threatening.

New Orleans, La. -- Two 18-year-old men and two women, ages 20 and 18, were shot about 12:30 a.m. today at a house party. The 18-year-old woman was in critical condition. The other three victims were in stable condition.

Smyrna, Tenn. -- Three people were shot at a party in a restaurant about 1:30 a.m. today. Police said several people were inside when shots rang out. No word on the victim’s conditions.

Today’s sources: Akron Beacon Journal, Albuquerque Journal, Arizona Daily Star, Birmingham News, Boston Globe, Burlington Free Press, Chicago Tribune, Denver Post, Houston Chronicle, KABC-TV Los Angeles, KCTV-TV Kansas City, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Oakland Tribune, The Oklahoman, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Star-Ledger, Times-Picayune, WSOC-TV Charlotte, WTVF-TV Nashville

June 22, 2013 edition
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June 21, 2013 edition
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June 20, 2013 edition
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June 19, 2013 edition

Plano, Tex. -- A woman in her mid-20s and her 4-year-old son were fatally shot. A handgun was found at the scene. Police suspect the mother shot the boy before turning the gun on herself.

Providence, R.I. -- A 12-year-old girl is dead after someone opened fire on a group of women outside a house about midnight Saturday night.

Tucson, Ariz. -- A 58-year-old man was shot and killed by his 58-year-old wife about 9 p.m. Monday. The couple had been arguing for several hours before the shooting.

Tucson, Ariz. -- A man was fatally shot about 4:30 p.m. Sunday. The shooting followed a confrontation a few minutes earlier between the victim and a couple outside a convenience store. After the confrontation, the suspect and a companion followed the victim by car where he was shot in his vehicle.

Worcester, Mass. -- A 42-year-old university police officer and his 47-year-old girlfriend were found fatally shot Friday night at a home in what police are calling a murder-suicide. Police did not say who was the shooter.

Jackson, Miss. -- A woman shot and killed her husband, a paraplegic, before using the gun to kill herself shortly after midnight Monday morning.

Durham, N.C. -- A 37-year-old man was fatally shot in a street about 11:40 a.m. yesterday. Police said the shooting did not appear to be a random act.

Los Angeles, Calif. -- A man described as about 27-years-old was found shot to death around 7:45 a.m. yesterday. Witnesses said they heard arguing outside an apartment complex and then several gunshots.

Ingleside, Tex. -- A man shot his wife in the forehead and then used the gun to kill himself when police arrived at their home on Friday. The woman was reportedly clinging to life at an intensive care unit.

Falls Church, Va. -- A 49-year-old man was shot and killed as he exited his car while in the parking lot of a shopping plaza and the shooter was later found dead inside a car from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police are investigating the shootings as an apparent murder-suicide.

Conway, Ark. -- A 23-year-old man was shot and killed and another man was shot and wounded as they sat in a car early Sunday while in the parking lot of a motel. The victim was shot several times and the shooter fled on foot. The wounded man was expected to survive.

Swansea, Mass. -- A 37-year-old man who went to a home to collect a debt related to the restoration of a classic 1960s car was shot and killed by a 43-year-old man who then used the gun to kill himself about 6 p.m. Sunday. Police said an argument ensued between the two men and the older man pulled a gun and fired several shots at close range at the younger man who was seated in his motor vehicle.

North Vernon, Ind. -- A 12-year-old boy was accidentally shot in the head by his 16-year-old brother about 11:30 p.m. Monday. The boy was reported as unresponsive.

Detroit, Mich. -- A 24-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the thigh on Friday as he was pulling out a gun during an argument with another man.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 21-year-old man was shot about 1:15 p.m. Monday. He was listed in serious-to-critical condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- An 18-year-old male was shot in his side about 1:45 p.m. Monday. He was listed in good-to-fair condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 17-year-old boy was shot in the leg about 2:45 p.m. Monday. His condition was listed as stabilized.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 17-year-old boy was shot in the abdomen about 7:45 p.m. Monday. He was in critical condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- An 18-year-old woman was struck in the buttocks about 8 p.m. Monday in what police described as a drive-by shooting. She was listed in fair-to-serious condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 22-year-old man was shot in his thigh, ankle, and hand and a 21-year-old man was shot in his calf about 9:30 p.m. Monday. The men were standing on a sidewalk when someone in a passing vehicle shot at them. No word on the condition of the older man. The condition of the younger man was listed as stabilized.

Chicago, Ill. -- An 18-year-old man suffered a graze wound to his foot about 10 p.m. Monday. No word on his condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 42-year-old man sitting on a porch was shot in the forehead about 12:50 a.m. today. His condition was listed as stabilized.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 25-year-old man was shot in the leg about 1:50 a.m. today. The victim refused medical attention.

Memphis, Tenn. -- A woman in her 20s was shot in the eye about 12:40 a.m. today. Police say the woman might have been involved in an altercation with a man when she was shot. She was listed in critical condition.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- A man was shot in the arm about 10:15 a.m. today. His injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Nashville, Tenn. -- A 17-year-old male sitting on his motor bike while talking to friends was shot in the groin about 8:50 p.m. Sunday when a man walked up and started shooting. The victim’s injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Shelby, N.C. -- Two men were shot and wounded late yesterday. One of the men was struck in the head and leg. He was in stable condition. The other man, shot in the knee, was treated and released. An 18-year-old suspect has been arrested.

Tampa, Fla. -- A 9-year-old boy came out of a bathroom at a movie theater and told his father he spotted a gun in one of the stalls. Police arrived and picked up the weapon, which was loaded. About 90 minutes later, a 38-year-old off-duty sheriff’s deputy reported that he inadvertently left his personal Glock 26 handgun on top of a toilet paper dispenser in the bathroom.

Today’s sources: Arizona Daily Star, Arkansasmatters.com, Associated Press, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Clarion-Ledger, Detroit Free Press, Florida Times-Union, KABC-TV Los Angeles, KZTV-TV Corpus Christi, WISH-TV Indianapolis, WJLA-TV Washington, D.C., WLOX-TV Biloxi, WMC-TV Memphis, WSOC-TV Charlotte, WSVN-TV Miami, WTVF-TV Nashville

Addendum for June 19, 2013

Every year in the U.S.A., on average: *

    -- Over 18,000 people kill themselves with a gun (51 each day)

    -- Almost 12,000 people are murdered by a gun (32 each day)

    -- Almost 600 people are accidentally shot and killed by a gun (1 each day)

    -- Over 51,000 people are shot and wounded in an attack involving a gun (140 each day)

    -- Over 16,000 people are accidentally shot and wounded by a gun (43 each day)

    -- Almost 4,000 people are wounded attempting to kill themselves with a gun (10 each day).

Total killed by guns each year: Over 30,000 (84 each day)

Total wounded by guns each year: Over 70,000 (193 each day)

Total number of Americans either killed or wounded by guns each year: Over 100,000 (277 each day)

* Brady Campaign (gun deaths from police intervention not included here)

Do you think our government would act like they are sleepwalking if a terrorist organization managed to kill or wound over 100,000 American’s each year? Would our elected representatives simply say there is nothing that can be done. We know, of course, they would do plenty. And they would do it fast.

So why won’t they do something about gun violence in the U.S.A.?

Please help. Call, write, email, or FAX your representatives in Washington, D.C. and tell them to support common sense gun controls. Do it today. And do it again next week. And then every week after that until they get the message.

You can get contact information here:

www.contactingthecongress.org

June 18, 2013 edition
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June 17, 2013 edition
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June 16, 2013 edition

Ankeny, Iowa -- A 51-year-old father was charged in connection with the accidental shooting death of his 18-year-old daughter about 5:30 p.m. Friday. Police said early reports indicate that the man did not know a gun was loaded when he aimed it at his daughter and pulled the trigger.

Clear Lake, Minn. -- A man shot and killed his 47-year-old estranged wife in the garage of her home and then, after a police standoff, used the gun to kill himself Friday afternoon. The couple reportedly had three children and four grandchildren.

Fairview Heights, Ill. -- A 56-year-old suspended police chief shot and killed himself with a shotgun in the backyard of his home Thursday morning.

Omaha, Neb. -- A 25-year-old man was fatally shot about 2:30 p.m. yesterday.

Omaha, Neb. -- A 25-year-old man was shot and killed about 2:30 p.m. yesterday. Police later shot and killed the suspected shooter after a gun battle.

Newark, N.J. -- A 28-year-old man was fatally shot about 3:15 a.m. Friday.

Cleveland, Ohio -- A 20-year-old man was found fatally shot in a vehicle at a gas station about 2:30 a.m. today. He was struck in the leg.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 21-year-old man was shot and killed and two men -- one 20-years-old and the other in his 20s -- were shot and wounded about 10:50 p.m. yesterday when someone approached the three on a street and opened fire. No word on the conditions of the wounded men.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 16-year-old boy was fatally shot by someone riding a bicycle about 11:45 p.m. yesterday.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 19-year-old man was fatally shot about 12:10 a.m. today. He was found bleeding from his head, chest and shoulder.

Chicago, Ill. -- A man was fatally shot and killed and a 31-year-old woman suffered a graze wound to the face about 1:30 a.m. today.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 40-year-old man was shot and killed and three men, ages 35, 25, and 24, were shot and wounded at a nightclub overnight last night when someone opened the door to the club and started shooting. The 35-year-old was listed as stabilized, the 25-year-old had injuries considered minor, and the 24-year-old was in critical condition.

Houston, Tex. -- A man was shot and killed and another man and two women were shot and wounded at a nightclub around 6 a.m. yesterday. Two of the victims were security guards working at the club. Police said the shots were fired from the vicinity of a salon that faces the door of the club. No word on the conditions of the wounded victims.

Albuquerque, N.M. -- A 29-year-old man was found fatally shot inside a car about 1:10 a.m. yesterday.

Philadelphia, Penn. -- A 27-year-old man was fatally shot while on a basketball court this afternoon. He was struck twice in the chest.

New Orleans, La. -- A man died about 2:45 a.m. today after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds.

Mink Shoals, W.V. -- A man was found shot and killed behind a dumpster at an apartment complex Saturday morning. He was shot several times.

San Bernardino, Calif. -- A man in his early 30s was found on a sidewalk fatally shot in the upper torso around 3:45 a.m. yesterday.

Fort Worth, Tex. -- Two 22-year-old men were shot and killed and a third person was shot and wounded around 3 a.m. today. No word on the wounded victim’s condition.

Vallejo, Calif. -- An 18-year-old male was shot and killed in the driveway of a home while attending a children’s party about 11:30 p.m. yesterday. He was struck several times.

Bronx, N.Y. -- A 9-year-old girl playing in a parking lot was struck by a stray bullet about 9:30 p.m. Friday when someone on a bicycle shot at a group of people near the parking lot. No word on her condition.

Oakland, Calif. -- An 11-year-old boy was shot in the shoulder as he slept in his bed during a drive-by shooting about 5 a.m. today. Seven other people were home at the time of the shooting, including other children. It was unclear if the boy's home was the intended target of the shooter. The boy was listed in stable condition.

Omaha, Neb. -- A 31-year-old man was shot about 2 p.m. yesterday. He was listed in critical condition.

Omaha, Neb. -- A 46-year-old man was shot about 2:20 p.m. yesterday. Police described the victim as critically-injured.

Philadelphia, Penn. -- A 48-year-old woman was shot and wounded about 3 p.m. today. She was struck in the ear, shoulder, and abdomen. Her condition was listed as critical but stable.

Anchorage, Alaska -- Three people in their 20s were shot and wounded outside a nightclub about 3 a.m. yesterday. Witnesses said two men got into an argument and one of them pulled a handgun and started shooting. The victims were thought to be in stable condition at a local hospital.

Nashville, Tenn. -- A man shot and wounded his 34-year-old girlfriend and her three teenage daughters at an apartment complex Friday night. One of the daughters was treated and released from a local hospital; the other victims were listed in stable condition.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 23-year-old woman was shot in the leg and wounded by a 27-year-old man who became involved in a fight on the gaming floor at a casino about 1:30 a.m. today. At the sound of gunfire, terrorized gamblers stampeded from the building. The man was arrested. Police said the woman’s injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Zephyrhills, Fla. -- A 42-year-old woman shot her 47-year-old husband multiple times at their home about 2:30 a.m. today. Police called the shooting domestic-related. The victim was listed in critical condition.

Ogden, Utah -- A man walked into a church this morning and shot and wounded another man. Police said the shooting was related to a domestic-issue between the men. No word on the victim’s condition.

Albuquerque, N.M. -- A man was found lying on a sidewalk in front of his residence with a gunshot wound to his head about 4:25 p.m. Thursday. Witnesses heard an argument and a single gunshot and saw the suspects --possibly two men -- drive away. The victim was listed in critical condition.

Boston, Mass. -- A man was found shot outside a home. His injuries were considered non life-threatening.

Boston, Mass. -- Someone was shot late last night. No word on the victim’s condition.

Spring, Tex. -- A homeowner who is an agent for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives shot a burglary suspect who entered his home early today. The suspect fled in a car but was apprehended by police a short time later. The suspect, who was wounded in the arm, was listed in good condition at a hospital.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 15-year-old boy was shot in the arm, a 19-year-old man was shot in the leg and a 23-year-old man was shot in the back about 2:15 p.m. yesterday. Two of the victims were listed in serious-to-critical condition and the third victim was in fair-to-serious condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- About 2:20 p.m. yesterday, a man was shot in retaliation for the 2:15 p.m. shooting.

Chicago, Ill. -- About 9:30 p.m. yesterday, a 21-year-old man was shot in the leg and arm, another man was shot in the leg, and a woman was shot in the thigh when someone opened fire on them from a passing vehicle. No word on the conditions of the victims.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 20-year-old was shot in the buttocks and thigh about 9:45 p.m. yesterday when someone shot at him and a group of other men from a passing vehicle. The victim was listed in stable condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 22-year-old woman was shot in the thigh as she stepped out of a car and the 18-year-old driver was shot in the head, chest, and shoulder about 12:30 a.m. today when another vehicle pulled alongside and fired six shots at them. The man was in serious-to-critical condition. No word on the woman’s condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 32-year-old man who was standing with a group of friends was shot by someone who opened fire from a passing vehicle about 1 a.m. today. The victim was listed in stable condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 34-year-old man showed up at a hospital with gunshot wounds to his face and chest about 4:10 a.m. today. No word on his condition.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- A man was shot twice while getting out of a car when someone fired several times at him and then fled the scene on foot late yesterday. The victim’s injuries were considered non life-threatening.

Hartford, Conn. -- A woman was shot in the calf early Saturday morning when the car she was in was struck by gunfire about 12:50 a.m. yesterday. Police found 13 shell casings in the area of her car. A vehicle was spotted fleeing the scene. Her injuries were considered non life-threatening.

Hartford, Conn. -- A man was shot in the thigh and wounded while standing in a driveway after four shots were fired at him about 2:45 a.m. today. His injuries were considered serious but non life-threatening.

Hartford, Conn. -- A man was shot twice about 3:30 a.m. today when eight shots were fired at him. His injuries were considered non life-threatening.

Wilkinsburg, Penn. -- Three people were shot and wounded about 10 p.m. yesterday. The victim’s injuries were considered non life-threatening.

Hudson, Fla. -- A 19-year-old man was shot about 2:50 a.m. today during a brawl at a bar. His injuries were considered non life-threatening.

Lanark, W.V. -- A 30-year-old man has been arrested for shooting and wounding another man about 3:30 a.m. today. The victim was listed in critical condition.

Columbus, Ohio -- A 15-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with felonious assault after a shooting at a festival injured a 10-year-old boy last night. The victim’s injuries were not considered life-threatening

Orlando, Fla. -- A man with several gunshot wounds flagged down an ambulance on an interstate highway about 3:10 p.m. today.

Today’s sources: Albuquerque Journal, Anchorage Daily News, Associated Press, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Florida Times-Union, The (Hartford) Courant, KABC-TV Los Angeles, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Minneapolis Star Tribune, New York Post, Oakland Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Salt Lake Tribune, Star-Ledger, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Tampa Bay Times, Times-Picayune, WCHS-TV Charleston W.V., WFAA-TV Dallas, WFTV-TV Orlando

June 15, 2013 edition
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June 14, 2013 edition
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June 13, 2013 edition

St. Louis, Mo. -- Four people were reportedly shot and killed inside a commercial building about 1:40 p.m. today.

Darien, Ill. -- A 50-year-old man shot and killed his 48-year-old wife and his two daughters, ages 22 and 16, before using the gun to kill himself Tuesday.

Newington, Conn. -- Police responding to a report of a despondent man at an apartment found the man dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. A woman who was speaking with the man on a phone called police about 10 a.m. today to say she heard a gunshot and the man stopped speaking.

Ontario, Calif. -- A 40-year-old man shot at a neighbor after the two got into a dispute about 11 p.m. yesterday, then he later shot and killed himself with the gun after getting into a standoff with police. The neighbor was not injured.

Oakland, Calif. -- A man was shot to death about 11 p.m. yesterday, the night before his 23rd birthday, after getting into a confrontation with two men who collided with his car.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 19-year-old man was fatally shot in the abdomen about 2:30 a.m. today after someone shot at him from a passing car.
Tucson, Ariz. -- A 50-year-old man was found shot and killed at a city park about 9:35 p.m. Tuesday.

Tucson, Ariz. --A 25-year-old woman was shot and killed while sitting in the driver’s seat of a car and a woman in the passenger’s seat was shot and wounded about 8:40 p.m. Tuesday. The wounded victim had injuries considered non life-threatening.

Hartford, Conn. -- A man was found shot and wounded on a sidewalk late yesterday. He had been struck in the cheek. No word on his condition.

Westminster, Colo. -- After a 72-year-old man allegedly shot and wounded his wife about 8:30 p.m. yesterday, he held police at bay outside his home for several hours before being taken into custody. The woman was listed in stable condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A school bus driver, a 61-year-old man, was struck in the hand by a stray bullet while driving his bus about 4:30 p.m. yesterday. The bus was empty at the time. Police don’t think the driver was the intended target.

Akron, Ohio -- A 42-year-old man was shot in the foot while standing on a street about 8 p.m. yesterday. No word on his condition.

Akron, Ohio -- A 21-year-old man was shot in the leg about 1 a.m. Wednesday. No word on his condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 24-year-old man walking on a sidewalk was shot in the lower leg when someone in a passing car opened fire about 1:30 a.m. today. The victim’s condition was listed as stabilized.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 41-year-old man was shot in the forearm by someone in a passing vehicle about 2:45 a.m. today. The victim’s condition was listed as stabilized.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- Three people suffered minor injuries from ricocheting bullet fragments at a house about 10 a.m. today. The incident started when a man and woman were arguing in the house and two women approach the residence to intervene. As they did, the man pulled out a gun and fired once into a concrete walkway causing the injuries.

Today’s sources: Akron Beacon Journal, Arizona Daily Star, Chicago Tribune, The (Hartford) Courant, Denver Post, Florida Times-Union, KABC-TV Los Angeles, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Oakland Tribune

Addendum for June 13, 2013

Please help reduce this daily bloodletting. Call, write, email, or FAX your representatives in Washington, D.C. and tell them to support common sense gun control. Do it today. And do it again next week. And do it again every week after that until they get the message.

You’ll find contact information here:

www.contactingthecongress.org

June 12, 2013 edition
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June 11, 2013 edition
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June 10, 2013 edition

Prescott Valley, Ariz. -- A 4-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his 35-year-old father at a home Friday. The victim and his son had visited a friend’s house unannounced and the boy found a gun in the living room within minutes of arrival.

Spanish Fork, Utah -- A 21-year-old man killed himself and his 2-year-old son in an apparent murder-suicide. The child was found dead in a bedroom with signs of blunt force trauma; the father suffered a gunshot wound. A suicide note was found in the home.

Jackson, Miss. -- A 17-year-old who was seven-months’ pregnant was allegedly shot and killed by her 21-year-old boyfriend about 4:15 p.m. Saturday.

Santa Monica, Calif. -- An update on the report filed here on Friday: Police shot and killed a heavily armed 23-year-old man after he shot and killed five people in a rampage Friday afternoon. The incident began when the man shot and killed his 55-year-old father and 24-year-old brother in their home and then setting the residence on fire. After leaving the home carrying an assault-style rifle and a duffel bag with 1,300 rounds of ammo, he fired at a car, wounding the woman driver, took another motorist hostage and forced her to drive as he shot at people and a bus in the neighborhood. When he got to a college campus, he shot and killed two people in a vehicle, a 68-year-old man and his 26-year-old daughter. The gunman then headed for the college library on foot, spraying gunfire and killing one woman along the way. He fired 70 shots while in the library without striking anyone. Police shot and killed him in the library. Total elapsed time from when he left the house until he was killed -- about 13 minutes.

Columbus, Ohio --  A man shot and killed his fiancée and then used the gun to kill himself Thursday at an apartment complex.

Philadelphia, Penn. -- A 31-year old woman was found fatally shot about 4 p.m. yesterday and about two hours later the suspected shooter, a 38-year-old man, was found dead in a van from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. The shooter was the woman’s ex-boyfriend. Police said the couple has a 6-year-old daughter.

Colington, N.C. -- Two men, ages 46 and 42, were found fatally shot about 2:15 p.m. Saturday in what police are calling a murder-suicide. One of the men shot the other before turning the gun on himself. A woman in the house at the time was reported to be in a relationship with one of the victims.

Orondo, Wash. -- A 23-year-old man fatally shot a 34-year-old man about 4 a.m. yesterday in what police said was a dispute between neighbors.

Tacoma, Wash. -- A man was shot and killed outside his house by his neighbor, a 51-year-old man, after the two got into a disagreement about 8 p.m. Thursday and the shooter later used the gun to kill himself. Neighbors described the shooter as a paranoid heavy-drinker who was easily angered. The victim leaves a 12-year-old son.

St. Louis, Mo. -- A convenience-store clerk, a 30-year-old man, was found fatally shot at the store about 12:30 a.m. today. He was struck in the back. The victim leaves a 25-year-old wife due to give birth to their second child within a week and a 7-year-old son.

Detroit, Mich. -- A 26-year-old man was shot and killed and his 22-year-old companion was shot and wounded as the two were driving about 2:10 a.m. yesterday. Their vehicle ran into a building after the shots rang out.

Detroit, Mich. -- A 73-year-old grandfather is dead after he was robbed and shot by two unknown suspects who approached him in his driveway about 8 p.m. Wednesday.

New Orleans, La. -- A 43-year-old man was found fatally shot and lying on a sidewalk about 4 p.m. Saturday. He was struck multiple times.

Kansas City, Mo. -- Two men, ages 47 and 36, were fatally shot when an argument broke out at a block party attended by up to 200 people and someone started shooting about 10:30 p.m. Saturday. The party was held to celebrate a woman’s retirement and birthday.

Kansas City, Kan. -- A 34-year-old man was found shot to death in his garage about 9:30 p.m. yesterday. Police have identified three persons of interest.

Manchester, N.H. -- A man was shot and killed in an apartment early yesterday.

New Port Richey, Fla. -- A 22-year-old man was fatally shot Saturday afternoon.

Columbus, Miss. -- A 47-year-old man was found fatally shot in the passenger seat of a car about 3:30 a.m. yesterday. After a manhunt, the driver of the car -- a 30-year-old man -- was arrested and charged with murder. The victim was shot in the chest.

Bridgeport, Conn. -- A 36-year-old man was shot and killed outside a housing complex around 12:45 p.m. yesterday.

Baton Rouge, La. -- A 33-year-old man was fatally shot in the head while sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle about 12:20 a.m. today. The victim tried to drive away but went through a fenced backyard and crashed into a parked vehicle.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 29-year-old man was shot and wounded about 5 p.m. yesterday. He was expected to survive.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 33-year-old man was shot while in back of a residence about 6 p.m. yesterday. Four suspects are in custody. The victim’s injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 35-year-old man was shot outside a residence about 6:50 p.m. yesterday. No word on his condition.

Queens, N.Y. -- A man in his 20s was shot and wounded while sitting in the back seat of a car after a gunman pulled up and fired shots into the vehicle. Two other passengers were not hit. The bullet that struck the victim went through his jaw. He was listed in critical but stable condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 29-year-old man in a parked car that was blocking traffic was shot when another car tried to get around his and an argument ensued. The shooter fired at least 10 shots and the victim was struck once in the head, twice in the chest, and twice in the arm. He was listed in serious condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 28-year-old man was shot twice in a leg about 2:30 p.m. yesterday. No word on his condition.

Elizabeth, N.J. -- A woman was shot in the face outside a nightclub about 2 a.m. yesterday. She was listed in stable condition.

North Plainfield, N.J. -- A 21-year-old man was shot and wounded about 9:45 p.m. yesterday. His injuries were considered non life-threatening.

Trenton, N.J. -- A 61-year-old man was shot and killed and a 51-year-old man was shot and wounded about 8:45 p.m. yesterday. Police said it was not immediately clear if the deceased victim was the intended target. The wounded man was expected to survive.

Baltimore, Md. -- Two men were found shot and wounded about 12:30 a.m. yesterday. No word on their conditions.

Baltimore, Md. -- Someone was found with a gunshot wound to the head about 10 p.m. yesterday. The victim was on life-support.

Baltimore, Md. -- A man was found with two gunshot wounds to his shoulder about 11 a.m. yesterday. No word on his condition.

Baltimore, Md. -- A man was shot while on a street about 10 p.m. Saturday. No word on his condition.

Baltimore, Md. -- A 19-year-old man was shot in the foot while in a stairwell about 11:50 p.m. Saturday. No word on his condition.

Today’s sources: Associated Press, Arizona Daily Star, Chicago Tribune, Clarion-Ledger, Detroit Free Press, KCTV-TV Kansas City, KXNT-FM Las Vegas, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, New York Post , The (Tacoma) News Tribune, The Oregonian, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Star-Ledger, Tampa Bay Times, WBAL-TV Baltimore, WCAU-TV Philadelphia, WTKR-TV Hampton Roads

June 9, 2013 edition
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June 8, 2013 edition
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June 7, 2013 edition

Cameron, La. -- A 12-year-old boy died Tuesday after he was accidentally shot in the chest by his cousin who was handling a .22-caliber revolver.

Moline Acres, Mo. -- A 17-year-old boy inside a house with seven others was shot and killed when a 21-year-old man fired five shots into the house from a passing car about 9:40 p.m. Monday. Only the victim was struck.

Jefferson, Ga. -- A 47-year-old man is in custody after he allegedly shot and killed his 42-year-old wife of 20 years and his 13-year-old son at their home about 11 a.m. yesterday.

Wolfforth, Tex. -- Two men were shot to death Thursday night.

St. Louis, Mo. -- A 27-year-old man was found fatally shot and lying in the street next to his vehicle about 10:20 p.m. yesterday. He had been shot several times in his chest and head.

Richmond, Calif. -- A man was found fatally shot at his residence after someone called police about 12:40 a.m. today.

Des Moines, Iowa -- After a woman reported to police about 1:30 a.m. yesterday that her friend -- a 35-year-old man -- was being assaulted, officers found him fatally shot at a business park. Police think the victim likely knew the shooter.

Chicago, Ill. -- A man was fatally shot in the head while on a street about 10:30 p.m. yesterday.

Santa Monica, Calif. -- A college was on lockdown about noon today after three people were shot and wounded while inside a car near the school. The suspect was found in the school library and taken into custody. No word on the conditions of the victims.

Avon, Ind. -- An 18-year-old female was shot while changing her clothes in a downstairs bathroom about 8 p.m. yesterday when a 19-year-old male in an upstairs bedroom was handling a shotgun with another male and the weapon accidentally discharged sending the shot through the floor and into the room below. The female was listed in stable condition.

Fountain Inn, S.C. --  A 37-year-old accidentally shot himself in his lower leg while handling his gun as he drove about 12:30 p.m. Monday. The man had an argument with his wife after he found her at her boyfriend’s house and that when he left the residence he was holding his handgun while driving and the weapon went off.

Lothian, Md. -- About 3:50 a.m. Wednesday, a 22-year-old man attempting to pull a prank mistook a .40 caliber handgun for a BB gun and shot a 21-year-old man in the buttocks as he slept. The shooter was charged with second-degree assault and reckless endangerment. The victim’s injuries were considered non life-threatening.

North Ogden, Utah -- A police chief accidentally shot himself in the forearm during a training exercise at the department’s shooting range. The exercise was supervised by two certified firearms instructors. The victim was expected to recover.

Fremont, Ohio -- A man attempting to shoot an injured raccoon about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday accidentally shot himself in the foot as he walked with his finger on the trigger of a .22 rifle and the weapon discharged.

Wichita, Kan. -- An 18-year-old man, a convicted felon, was found in his bedroom suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg about 12:20 a.m. yesterday. Police suspect the man accidentally shot himself and when he is released from the hospital he will be booked on suspicion of a felon in possession of a firearm. The man claims he was shot by someone when he was out walking. No gun has yet been found.

Akron, Ohio -- A 47-year-old woman and a 29-year-old man were shot and wounded while driving when they came to a stop at an intersection and a man on a motorcycle pulled up next to them and opened fire about 2 a.m. yesterday. The woman, who was driving, was struck in the right hip. The man was struck in the shoulder. The pair had just left a bar and the man who shot at them was a stranger they had a verbal dispute with earlier at the bar. The victim’s wounds were considered non life-threatening.

Nashville, Tenn. -- A man getting out of his car was shot in the leg when two men approached him with guns demanding his wallet about 11:20 p.m. yesterday. His injuries were considered non life-threatening.

Philadelphia, Penn. -- Three people were shot about 8 p.m. yesterday -- a 21-year-old man, a 15-year-old boy, and another person of unknown age. The 21-year-old was in critical condition. No word on the conditions of the other two.

Pittsburgh, Penn. -- Two men thought to be in their 20s were shot about 2:30 a.m. today. They were listed in stable condition.

Baltimore, Md. -- A 28-year-old man was shot about 11 p.m. Wednesday while on a street when a gunman came out from between two townhouses and opened fire. The victim was shot multiple times. His injuries were considered non life-threatening.

Birmingham, Ala. -- Two young men were shot while sitting in a car about 12:20 p.m. today when someone in another vehicle pulled up alongside them and opened fire.

Charlotte, N.C. -- A passenger tried to bring a loaded gun through a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint at the Charlotte Douglas Airport yesterday morning. The TSA has found 13 guns at the Charlotte airport this year.

Orlando, Fla. -- A woman escorting a passenger to a gate at Orlando International Airport (OIA) was arrested yesterday morning after TSA workers found a loaded handgun in her purse. The TSA has found 18 guns at OIA this year.

Today’s sources: Birmingham News, Chicago Tribune, The Kansas City Star, KABC-TV Los Angeles, KCCI-TV Des Moines, KTBS-TV Shreveport, Los Angeles Times, (Fremont, Ohio) News-Messenger, Oakland Tribune, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Philadelphia Inquirer, Salt Lake Tribune, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, WBAL-TV Baltimore, WFTV-TV Orlando, WLBG-860 Laurens, S.C., WSB-TV Atlanta, WSOC-TV Charlotte, WTLV-TV Jacksonville, WTVF-TV Nashville, WXIN-TV Indianapolis

June 6, 2013 edition

San Diego, Calif. -- A 10-year-old boy was accidentally shot and killed when he and a friend, a 9-year-old girl who lived next door, were handling a semi-automatic pistol in the garage of her family’s condominium about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday. The gun belonged to the girl’s family.

Las Vegas, Nev. -- A 13-year-old girl died after she was accidentally shot at a home about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Three juveniles were inside the home when the shooting occurred.

Johnson County, Tex. -- A 13-year-old girl has died after she was accidentally shot in the stomach by her 19-year-old step-brother on her 13th birthday about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. He was “clearing” his AK-47 and did not realize it was loaded.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed and a 16-year-old boy was shot and wounded when a gunman walked up and opened fire on them around 6:30 p.m. yesterday. The wounded boy was struck in the shoulder and listed in serious condition.

Pataskala, Ohio -- A 45-year-old man shot and killed his 38-year-old wife several days before using the gun to kill himself on Monday just as police arrived at their home to check on the woman at the request of her mother.

Queens, N.Y. -- A 33-year-old off-duty police officer chased his 46-year-old wife down the block outside their home and then shot her four times with a shotgun, killing her, before returning to their house and using the weapon to kill himself about 7 p.m. yesterday. He was reportedly angry because the woman came home late from work and didn’t cook dinner. The officer had his police-issued weapon taken away last month after a domestic dispute involving his wife.

Simi Valley, Calif. -- A 52-year-old man shot and wounded his 72-year-old mother and 65-year-old stepfather before using the gun to kill himself about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. The mother was shot in the stomach and listed in critical but stable condition. The stepfather was shot in the arm and chest and listed in serious but stable condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 20-year-old man was fatally shot when someone opened fired on him as he stood on a porch about 2:30 p.m. yesterday.

Wilmette, Ill. -- A 20-year-old man was found fatally shot about 8:30 p.m. Monday. Police are calling the shooting a homicide and are looking for the victim’s missing car.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- An 18-year-old man was shot and killed as he rode a bicycle about 10:30 p.m. yesterday. Neighbors reported hearing a gunshot and then seeing someone run from the scene.

Harris County, Tex. -- A 31-year-old man was shot and killed about 9:30 p.m. yesterday after he was among a group of men who became involved in a fight in the parking lot at an apartment complex and one of the men pulled out a gun and opened fire. The victim was shot twice in the lower back. The suspect sped away in the victim’s vehicle after the shooting.

West St. Louis County, Mo. -- A 7-year-old girl was accidentally shot in the leg at a home about 6 p.m. last Thursday when a purse containing a handgun fell off a kitchen table and the weapon discharged when the purse hit the floor.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 9-year-old boy was shot in the chest by a gunman who was aiming at his mother’s boyfriend as they drove about 5:30 p.m. yesterday. Other children in the car were not hit. The child was expected to survive.

Fort Smith, Ark. -- A 16-year-old boy was accidentally shot in the upper torso at a home when his friend, a 15-year-old boy, took a .40 caliber handgun from his mother’s drawer and began to play with the weapon about 1:45 p.m. Monday. The victim was listed in stable condition.

Elburn, Ill. -- Ten people were injured about 7 p.m. Tuesday at a shooting club when a 69-year-old man accidentally fired his shotgun at the floor sending buckshot ricocheting and striking people who were nearby. The man thought he had placed a snap-cap into the gun’s chamber, but instead loaded a live round. A 14-year-old boy and two men, ages 60 and 30, were sent to the hospital with pellets lodged in their flesh but the injuries were not considered life-threatening. Seven other people, including the man who fired the weapon, were slightly injured but did not require hospitalization.

Washington, N.H. -- A police chief accidentally shot himself in the hand while cleaning his gun after target practice on Friday.

Houston, Tex. -- At about 10:15 p.m. on May 26, a man at a family gathering accidentally shot himself in the hand and his mother in the stomach when he was showing off his gun and accidentally fired the weapon. He was in stable condition; his mother was in serious condition.

Anchorage, Alaska -- A man was shot in the leg outside a bar about 2 a.m. Sunday. The incident began when there was a disturbance inside the club and several people were kicked out. The victim was in critical condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 41-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman were each shot in the leg and a 33-year-old man was shot in his abdomen about 7:25 p.m. yesterday. No word on their conditions.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 48-year-old man was shot and wounded about 7:35 p.m. yesterday. His condition was listed as stabilized.

Chicago, Ill. -- Two men, ages 30 and 23, were shot about 10:15 p.m. yesterday. No word on their conditions.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 19-year-old man was shot and wounded while getting out of a car about 10:45 p.m. yesterday. He was in serious condition.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 26-year-old man was arrested for allegedly shooting his 24-year-old former girlfriend in the face about 11:40 p.m. yesterday. She was listed in stable condition.

Today’s sources: Akron Beacon Journal, Anchorage Daily News, Chicago Tribune, Florida Times-Union, Houston Chronicle, KABC-TV Los Angeles, KPRC-TV Houston, KTNV-TV Las Vegas, KTVI-TV St. Louis, KXAS-TV Fort Worth, Las Vegas Sun, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, New York Post, San Diego Union Tribune, WMUR-TV Manchester, N.H.

Addendum for June 6, 2013

Want to do something to help reduce this daily carnage? Call, write, email, or FAX your representatives in Washington, D.C. and tell them to support common sense gun control. Do it today. And do it again next week. And do it again every week after that until they get the message.

You’ll find contact information here:

www.contactingthecongress.org

Originally posted to Tom Begnal on Sun Jun 23, 2013 at 05:27 PM PDT.

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

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