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January 30, 2013 edition

Boaz, Ala. -- A 30-year-old man was accidentally shot dead while playing a game of quick-draw with several people at an automotive shop last Thursday. The gun, a .40-caliber Glock, was thought to be unloaded.

Midland City, Ala. -- Yesterday, a 65-year-old man fatally shot a 66-year-old school bus driver before taking a 6-year-old boy from the bus as a hostage and retreating to an underground bunker on his property. Police have been negotiating with the man for about 24 hours by talking through a pipe that goes into the bunker.

Autaugaville, Ala. -- A man was killed in a hunting accident Monday evening. His body was found by members of his hunting party after an afternoon of hunting. It appears the man’s firearm accidentally discharged due to some sort of issue with his tree stand.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 15-year-old girl was fatally shot and a 16-year-old boy was wounded about 2:20 p.m. yesterday while hanging out with friends at a park shortly after completing their high-school exams. Police say 10 to 12 teens were under a canopy during a rainstorm when a male opened fire as he ran toward the group. The shooter then fled in a car. The boy was in serious condition. Last week the girl had performed as a majorette with the school’s band and drill-team at the inauguration of President Obama.

Parsippany, N.J. -- On Monday, a 46-year-old retired police officer fatally shot his 43-year-old wife before killing himself with a self-inflicted gunshot.

Las Vegas, Nev. -- Police responding to reports of gunshots at a home about 4:20 p.m. yesterday found two women and a man dead and another man wounded. The wounded man is in critical condition. Police believe a domestic dispute led to the shooting.

Waldorf, Md. -- Police called to a house about 8:20 p.m. yesterday found a woman dead who had apparently turned a gun on herself after shooting and critically wounded her husband. Both are believed to be in their 60s. The man is in critical condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 20-year-old man was found fatally shot about 8 a.m. yesterday. He had suffered a gunshot wound to his head.

New Orleans, La. -- A 23-year-old man was shot and killed and a 23-year-old man wounded when they were standing outside a house and someone opened fire. The wounded man was in critical condition.

Harris County, Tex. -- A man thought to be in his mid-40s was found fatally shot about 9 p.m. yesterday. Police responded when someone reported neighbors fighting.

Newark, N.J. -- A man was found fatally shot on a sidewalk near a shuttered public-housing complex before dawn this morning.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- Police say a 63-year-old man was shot to death in a home around 7 p.m. yesterday. No suspects are in custody.

Cleveland, Ohio -- A 19-year-old male found shot about 4:20 yesterday later died at a hospital. The victim was driving a car with four passengers and had stopped at a stop sign when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside opened fire. Only the victim was hit.

Cleveland, Ohio -- A man found fatally shot about 12:25 p.m. Monday had multiple gunshot wounds to his abdomen. The shooter fled in a car.

Chester County, S.C. -- A 59-year-old woman was fatally shot at a home. Two people are in custody for questioning related to the shooting.

Malden, Mass. -- A 39-year-old man was shot and killed near a store about 1 p.m. yesterday. Neighbors heard about seven gunshots.

Kansas City, Mo. -- Two people were found fatally shot on a street about 12:30 p.m. today. Police are looking for a man with a handgun seen running from the scene.

Madison County, Ind. -- A 22-year-old man was found dead from multiple gunshot wounds about 3 a.m. yesterday morning. A 45-year-old man was arrested.

Phoenix, Ariz. -- A man thought to be in his 60s walked into an office building about 10:45 a.m. today and shot three people before fleeing. One victim was reported in extremely critical condition, the other victims have injuries considered non-life threatening.

Altamonte Springs, Fla. -- A man was shot and wounded near an apartment complex late Tuesday. Police are looking for two gunman they think knew the victim.

Sanford, Fla. -- A man was grazed in the head by a bullet at an apartment complex about 6:30 p.m. yesterday.

Anchorage, Alaska -- A man was shot several times inside an apartment around 5 p.m. yesterday. The gunman fled in a vehicle. The victim reportedly has life-threatening injuries.

St. Louis, Mo. -- A man was shot shortly after 9 p.m. yesterday. He condition is unknown.

St. Louis, Mo. -- A 19-year-old man was shot near a bus transfer station around 7:15 p.m. yesterday. No word on his condition.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- Two men in their late-teens or early 20s were shot while in a parking lot outside a store about 2:30 p.m. yesterday. As many as four suspects ran from the scene after the incident. The victims are expected to survive.

Pittsburgh, Penn. -- About 8 p.m. yesterday, a 47-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman were robbed at gunpoint and then each shot several times. Both were reported in stable condition. The suspect used a semiautomatic pistol.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 32-year-old man was shot and wounded on a street about 7 p.m. No word on his condition.

Fredericksburg, Va. -- Two men, ages 29 and 26, we each shot in the leg after a fight broke out at a club and shots were fired as patrons exited the building about 1:50 a.m. yesterday.

Plymouth, Mass. -- A police officer’s .357 revolver is missing after he inadvertently left it in a courthouse bathroom. The officer was at lunch when he realized his gun was missing, but it was gone by the time he returned to the bathroom. Police swept the courthouse and surrounding grounds but it was not found.

Today’s sources: Anchorage Daily News, CBS News, Chicago Tribune, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Florida Times-Union; Fredericksburg police log, Houston Chronicle, KCTV Kansas City, KNXV-TV Phoenix, Las Vegas Sun, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, The (Newark) Star-Ledger, Orlando Sentinel, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Times- Picayune, Washington Post, WHDH-TV Boston, WISH-TV Indianapolis, WSFA-TV Montgomery, WSOC-TV Charlotte

January 29, 2013 edition

Lilburn, Ga. -- A 22-year-old man was fatally shot about 10 p.m. Saturday after the GPS in his car directed him to the wrong driveway as went to pick up a girl who lived in the area to go ice skating. On seeing the car in his driveway, a 69-year-old man suspected a home invasion, so he got a gun from his house and shot it in the air, then he shot at the car as it was leaving, killing the victim. The victim’s 15-year-old brother and a female were also in the car, but not hit. The shooter was charged with murder.

Silver City, N.M. -- A 32-year-old woman died after she shot herself in the head at a hospital emergency room late Thursday. She had been transported there by ambulance after her mother reported she was suicidal. She leaves behind a husband and three children.

Newport Beach, Calif. -- A doctor was fatally shot in an examination room of a medical office. Police responding about 2:45 p.m. yesterday to reports of six or seven gunshots found the victim with multiple wounds in the upper torso. Police believe it was an isolated incident. A suspect in the same room was taken into custody

Morrilton, Ark. -- A 28-year-old man was fatally shot near the campuses of a high school and middle school about 3 p.m. yesterday. A suspect is in custody.

Kansas City, Mo. -- A man was shot and killed on a street about 2:30 p.m. today.

Kansas City, Mo. -- Two men were found shot to death in a vehicle about 7:45 p.m. yesterday. Both men appeared to be shot multiple times.

Alpharetta, Ga. -- A man was fatally shot in the lower abdomen in a townhouse about 6:25 p.m. yesterday.

Brunswick, Ga. -- A 40-year-old man was fatally shot shortly after midnight today as he sat in a vehicle parked on a street. He was struck multiple times.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 20-year-old man, shot in the head, was found dead on a street this morning.

Washington Park, Ill. -- A 54-year-old man was fatally shot through the front door of his residence around 7:30 p.m. yesterday. Police believe he was shot when he answered the door. Two relatives were at home when the shooting occurred.

Prince George’s County, Md. -- A man was found shot to death in an industrial building about 1 p.m. yesterday.

Lancaster, Calif. -- An female employee of a smoke shop was shot and killed by a shotgun blast to the chest about 5 p.m. Sunday, and police are trying to determine if the shooting was accidental or intentional. A male co-worker, taken into custody, claims he and the victim were cleaning the back room of the store when the gun -- kept there by the owner for store-protection -- accidentally fired. The woman was said to have a six-month-old baby.

Batesville, Miss. -- A bullet hit a school bus yesterday, striking a second-grade student in the back. Witnesses say the child was able to walk, but no other medical details were available.

Lady Lake, Fla. -- A 24-year-old woman driving her 4-year-old daughter to preschool about 8:10 a.m. yesterday was wounded when a man believed to be in his 20s approached her car at a stop sign and fired a single shot, striking her in the torso. The victim was in stable condition. The child was not hurt.

Macon, Ga. -- Outside a recreation center last night, after a basketball game, a disgruntled fan shot one of the players, striking the victim in the thigh. The player was being treated at a local hospital.

St. Louis, Mo. -- A 77-year-old man was shot about 8:10 p.m. yesterday as he sat in front of his home with another man. Police say a gunman appeared and started firing, hitting the victim in the chest, stomach, and leg. He was listed in serious condition but is expected to survive.

Waterbury, Conn. -- An 18-year-old was shot in the ankle and a 26-year-old was shot in the back Sunday night. Police are looking for the shooter. The injuries were not consider life threatening.

St. Louis, Mo. -- A 22-year-old man was shot in the legs about 9 p.m. yesterday. Police say the man was driving with two other men, ages 19 and 20, when they were flagged down by two teens on foot who demanded property. One of the assailants pulled out a gun and fired shots into the car before fleeing. The other two passengers were not hit. No report on the condition of the victim.

Houston, Tex. -- A man was shot several times about 11 p.m. yesterday by a passenger in the car he was driving. Several people were in the car when the man and one of the passengers began to argue. Police say after the driver stopped the car and everyone exited, the man he was arguing with shot him several times, seriously wounding him.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 20-year-old man was shot in the back around 5:10 p.m. yesterday. He was listed in serious condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 37-year-old man was shot by someone sitting in a car about 12:15 a.m. today. The victim’s condition was unknown.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 38-year-old man crashed his vehicle into a pole after he was shot in the lower back while driving about 9:45 p.m. yesterday. His condition was unknown.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 23-year-old man was shot in the abdomen on a street about 9 p.m. yesterday. No word on his condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 26-year-old man was shot in the arm on a street about 7 p.m. yesterday. He was reported in good condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 26-year-old man going out for a smoke was shot in the leg after he went onto a porch about 2 a.m. today. He was reported in stable condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- Someone exited a van about 10:30 p.m. yesterday, then walked up to two men sitting in a car and shot both of them. The victims, ages 31 and 34, are expected to survive

Pittsburgh, Calif. -- A man in his early 20s was shot while at a gas station about 9 a.m. today. His injuries were described as critical. Police are looking for a suspect who fled in a car.

Bridgeport, Conn. -- A man was shot around 11:45 a.m. today at an apartment complex. He was listed in critical condition.

Lockwood, Mont. --A man was shot in the back parking lot of a business about 4:40 a.m. this morning

Macon, Ga. -- A person was shot in the thigh on Thursday night. The victim was walking with friends when a passenger in a passing car began to shout at them. As the group walked away, shots were fired, apparently from the car, and one of the bullets struck the victim.

Today’s sources: Albuquerque Journal, Associated Press. Atlanta Journal Constitution, Chicago Tribune, Clarion-Ledger, Florida Times-Union, Hartford Courant, (Helena) Independent Record, Houston Chronicle, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Oakland Tribune, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Tampa Bay Times, Times- Picayune, KCTV, WCHS, WMAZ, Washington Post

January 28, 2013 edition

Baton Rouge, La. -- A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot by a 16-year-old boy as the two played with a gun about 3 p.m. Saturday.

Annapolis, Md. --  A man was fatally shot and a woman critically wounded about 1 a.m. this morning. Police say the shooting might be the result of a domestic dispute.

Seattle, Wash. -- A man entered a bar about 10:15 p.m. last night and shot his 25-year-old ex-girlfriend and an employee in his 30s who tried to intervene. More than two-dozen patrons were in the bar when the man opened fire. Police responded and shot the gunman, killing him, when he fired at officers. The two victims are expected to recover.

Little Rock, Ark. -- The 15-year-old daughter of a 38-year-old man found him dead at home from a single gunshot around noon yesterday. The girl ran to a neighbor who called police. The man’s missing pick-up truck was found abandoned a few hours later.

Rouzerville, Penn.-- A 50-year-old former police officer used a handgun to shoot and kill his 45-year-old wife and wound her 18-year-old son before killing himself around 5:30 p.m. last Tuesday.

St. Louis, Mo. -- A 52-year-old man was found fatally shot in the head and upper body in a vacant lot about 8 a.m. Saturday.

St. Louis, Mo. -- A 26-year-old man was found fatally shot in the chest and neck in a vacant lot about 8:30 p.m. Friday. A man with a rifle was seen in a car fleeing the scene.

Columbus, Ga. -- A 33-year-old man was found dead in his living room from multiple gunshot wounds on Sunday afternoon. Police are investigating.

West Chester, Penn. -- A 24-year-old man was fatally shot while sitting in a car late Friday night.

Houston, Tex. -- A 28-year-old man was fatally shot and three people, ages 20 to 26, were wounded after two gunmen entered a home and fired multiple shots about 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Two of the wounded victims were listed in stable condition, the third was in critical condition.

Philadelphia, Penn. -- A man believed to be in his mid-20s to late 30s was fatally shot while on a street about 6:15 p.m. yesterday. A 22-year-old was wounded during the incident and was listed in critical condition after suffering a single shot in the chest and two shots in the arm.

Colton, Calif. -- A 34-year-old man was found fatally shot outside a bar around 1 a.m. Friday. The shooter is still at large and police are trying to determine if there was an altercation of some sort before the shooting.

Glen Burnie, Md. -- A 26-year-old man was found fatally shot and stabbed in a wooded area around 4 a.m. Sunday. Three suspects have been arrested.

Waterbury, Conn. -- A 26-year-old man was shot in the back and an 18-year-old man was shot in the ankle around 9:30 p.m. yesterday. Both were expected to survive.

Plymouth, Minn. -- A man accidentally shot himself in the leg when his gun discharged after he dropped it while in the restroom of a grocery store about 4:30 p.m. yesterday. His injury is considered non-life threatening.

Trenton, N.J. -- A woman shot twice outside a housing complex around 3 p.m. Sunday was likely caught in a crossfire of bullets fired by several men seen running from the area. No report on the woman’s condition.

Decatur, Ga. -- Three teenagers between the ages of 16 and 19 were shot at a house party about 12:30 a.m. yesterday. The incident was connected to a fight that started in the house. The injuries were not life-threatening. A neighbor said 50 to 60 shots were fired and at least one of them went through a wall in her house and hit a pillow.

Covington, Ga. -- Shots fired at a house party about 2 a.m. yesterday injured a woman and a security guard hired for the event. The woman was shot in the leg and the guard was hit in the arm. The injuries were considered non-life-threatening. Police say about 30 guests were at an adult birthday party when two uninvited guests arrived. A disturbance broke out and shots were fired by multiple shooters yet to be determined.

Penn Hills, Penn. -- Overnight Friday, two men -- one with a handgun; the other with an assault-type rifle -- burst into a home with a dozen people inside, including a 3-year-old girl. The man with the rifle fired several rounds up a staircase while the man with the handgun fired it until empty, then he reloaded and continued firing. No one in the house was directly hit, although one person was treated for a fragment wound in the arm. The gunmen fled the house after one of them was shot in the face, possible inadvertently by his partner, and the other one accidentally shot himself in the thigh.

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. -- Shots were fire at a popular rap artist and his girlfriend as he drove his car about 5:30 a.m. today, causing him to crash the vehicle into a building. Witnesses say dozens of shots were fired, some of then hitting nearby stores, but none hit the car. No one was reported injured.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 17-year-old boy was shot in the leg and foot while standing on a sidewalk shortly after midnight this morning. His condition at a local hospital was reported as stabilized.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 44-year-old man was shot in the leg while on a street about 8:40 a.m. yesterday. He is reported in good condition.

Orlando, Fla. -- A man was shot in the leg this morning in a possible home invasion robbery about 7 a.m. today. His injuries were non-life-threatening.

New Orleans, La. -- A man was shot in the back while on a street about 6 p.m. yesterday. No word on his condition.

El Cajon, Calif. -- A man walking along a downtown street was shot in the chest around 2:45 p.m. yesterday. Police say a man about 18- to 21-years old approached the victim and shot him once with a small-caliber handgun.

Hoover, Ala. -- An unloaded handgun was found in the locker of an eighth-grade male student on Friday. He faces a one-year expulsion.

January 27, 2013 edition

Chicago, Ill. -- A 16-year-old boy and a 32-year-old man were fatally shot in a street about 5 p.m. yesterday. An uncle of the 16-year-old said the boy, who lived nearby, was running an errand to a local store.

Drummons, Tenn. -- A 31-year-old woman was found dead from a gunshot wound in her home about 1 p.m. Friday. A 5-year-old child in the home was unharmed. Police want to find and question the victim's 40-year-old husband.

Center Township, Penn. -- In an apparent murder-suicide, a 45-year-old woman was found fatally shot outside her home, and her 49-year-old husband was found inside the home, dead from a self-inflicted shotgun wound. Police suspect the woman was putting personal items in her car and about to leave when he fired a shotgun, striking her in the head and upper torso.

Swissvale, Penn. -- Someone was shot about 10:45 p.m. yesterday. Homicide staff were at the scene, but no word yet on the victim's condition.

Queens, N.Y. -- A 20-year-old man was found dead in the basement of an apartment complex about 6 p.m. yesterday. He had been shot in the head.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 27-year-old woman was shot and killed. Police did not say when the shooting occurred or release any further details.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 38-year-old man was found fatally shot in a vacant building about 10 p.m. yesterday.

Miami, Ok. -- The wife of a 38-year-old man says she accidentally shot and killed him about 10 a.m. yesterday. Police are investigating.

Eastpointe, Mich. -- A 33-year-old woman was found shot to death in a home yesterday evening. The side door of the residence was unlocked and her vehicle was missing. She had been shot in the chest.

Pine Bluff, Ark. -- A 21-year-old man was fatally shot on a street about 9:30 p.m. yesterday.

Nashville, Tenn. -- A 31-year-old man was shot and killed in his apartment about 10:30 p.m. Friday after two men barged in and demanded money.

Oak Park, Mich. -- A 59-year-old woman diagnosed with throat cancer died from a self-inflicted gunshot in the vestibule of a public safety building about 5 p.m. yesterday.

Charlotte, N.C. -- A man was shot to death on a street Friday.

Rock Hill, S.C. -- A 31-year-old man was fatally shot after someone forced their way into his home about 1 a.m. today. Police have a warrant for a suspect.

New Orleans, La. -- A 21-year-old man was fatally shot at a block party about 8:40 p.m. yesterday. A witness said he was struck once in the head and four times in the chest. Another man was shot in the neck during the incident. About 150 people were at the event when the shooting took place.

Menlo Park, Calif. -- A 2-year-old boy sitting in his mother’s lap in a car was shot in the legs and a bullet grazed his head when someone in a passing car fired as many as 11 rounds from a handgun about 7:45 p.m. yesterday. The mother was also hit in the legs. Their injuries were not considered life-threatening. Four other people in the car were not injured.

Washington, D.C. -- Five people were shot at a nightclub about 2:30 a.m. today. The shooter, a male, apparently left the club after getting into an altercation of some sort, but returned moments later and opened fire from the door. Four men and one woman were wounded. One man was shot in the eye. The injuries were considered non life-threatening.

Sandy Springs, Ga. -- A man yesterday was shot several times in the leg and another person suffered a graze wound.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 31-year-old man was shot in the chest about 9 p.m. yesterday after he went outside his home to investigate the sound of gunshots. Police have two men in custody. No word on the condition of the victim.

Oakland, Calif. -- A shooting about 10:40 p.m. last night sent three people to the hospital with non-life threatening wounds. Police are looking for more than one suspect.

Henderson, Nev. -- A 23-year-old man was shot in the arm after getting into a verbal confrontation with another man at a mall parking lot about 9:30 a.m. yesterday. The injuries were not life-threatening.

Cleveland, Ohio -- A 36-year-old man was about to get into his car when a masked man exited a vehicle and shot him once in the hip about 9:15 p.m. yesterday, just minutes after the victim had closed his shop.

Memphis, Tenn. -- A 48-year-old convenience-store security guard shot and critically wounded a 30-year-old man at the store after the two got into a verbal altercation about 1 a.m. yesterday. The guard shot the man when he allegedly pulled a gun.

January 26, 2013 edition

Sweetwater, Tenn. -- A 15-year-old boy died Thursday after accidentally shooting himself with a family handgun.

Charenton, La. -- A tribal police officer was fatally shot and two sheriff's deputies critically wounded today when they responded to a fire at a home and encountered gunfire there from an unidentified man. The alleged shooter was arrested. No word on the condition of the wounded deputies.

Hammond, La. -- A 23-year-old male graduate student at a local university was found shot to death in his apartment about 2:15 p.m. today.

St. Louis, Mo. -- About 4:50 p.m. yesterday, a 28-year-old man was fatally shot and three men wounded as the four of them drove in a car after leaving a post-funeral meal for a man shot and killed about two weeks ago. Police say the shots yesterday came from a vehicle with perhaps four men inside. They think one of the suspects had an AK-47 rifle. Those wounded were expected to survive.

Polk County, Ore. -- Police have determined that a woman found dead in a vehicle at a park-and-ride lot about 12:15 p.m. Thursday had died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

New Orleans, La. -- A 22-year-old man was fatally shot and a 20-year-old man wounded around 8 p.m. yesterday. The two were walking near an abandoned lot when a gunman approached and opened fire, hitting both men multiple times. The condition of the 20-year-old was not known.

Chicago, Ill. -- In what police have called a domestic-related shooting, a 50-year-old man was found shot in front of his home about 3 p.m. yesterday. He later died at a hospital. One person is in custody.

Riverview, Fla. -- Police found an 18-year-old woman shot dead in a home about 11 p.m. last night. They are interviewing her 17-year-old boyfriend and 16-year-old brother, who both live in the home.

Oakland, Calif. -- A police officer was shot in the leg while chasing a suspect around 5:30 p.m. yesterday. Despite the wound, the officer followed the gunman until he surrendered two blocks away. The officer is expected to fully recover.

Butte, Mont. -- A 23-year-old woman was shot during a robbery attempt at a taxi office about 7:20 p.m. Thursday. The woman fled the office when the gunman entered, but the intruder fired several shots at her as she ran down a street, hitting her three times. She was listed in stable condition.

Minneapolis, Minn. -- A car crashed into a house after the driver and passenger, both males, were shot about 10 p.m. yesterday. One man suffered a gunshot wound to the head; the other was shot in the arm. Both are in stable condition.

New Orleans, La. -- A 22-year-old man was shot in the stomach on a street about 5 p.m. No report on his condition.

New Orleans, La. -- A man was shot in the face, arm, and leg while on a street about 7:30 p.m. No report of his condition.

New Orleans, La. -- A 16-year-old boy was shot in the hip while on a street about 7:40 p.m. No report of his condition.

Indianapolis, Ind. -- Someone on a street was fatally shot about 4 p.m. today.

Magnolia, Tex. -- A 33-year-old woman shot at one of three men who forced their way inside her home about 9:30 p.m. Friday, possibly hitting the man. The woman’s 6-year-old child was also in the house.

Chicago, Ill. -- Two men were shot and killed outside a diner about 4 a.m. this morning. A third man was wounded.

Chicago, Ill. -- One man was shot and killed and another man wounded on a street about 2:15 a.m. today.

Sacramento, Calif. -- An employee of a pawn shop was shot once about 3 p.m. today during a robbery by two men. The victim fired shots at the gunmen as they drove away. His injuries are not life threatening.

Rialto, Calif. -- A 47-year-old man -- the boys basketball coach at a local high school -- was shot about 8 p.m. Monday during an attempted robbery at a rest stop. He was confronted by three men demanding his wallet and one of the men shot him several times in the chest. The gunmen fled leaving the wallet behind. The victim is listed in fair condition.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- Police say two occupied homes were hit with bullets when more than 15 shots were fired in a neighborhood about 9:30 p.m. yesterday. No one was injured.

Memphis, Tenn. -- Two teenagers, ages 15 and 17, were found shot at a community-center parking lot shortly after 2:35 p.m. yesterday. Both were hospitalized in critical condition.

Orlando, Fla. -- A 15-year-old boy was shot in his lower back while riding a bicycle about 7 p.m. yesterday. Polices say the gunshot probably came from a passing car. No report on the victim’s condition.

Inkster, Mich. -- A third-grade student bought a loaded semiautomatic handgun to school in his backpack yesterday because he was being bullied. The school principal was tipped off about 8:30 a.m. yesterday that the boy was on his way to school with the gun and officials were able to meet him at the front entrance. The gun belongs to a member of the boy’s family.

January 25, 2013 edition

Monitor Township, Mich. -- A 51-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman were found shot to death inside a home about 3:45 p.m. Wednesday. The two were engaged to be married. Police suspect a murder-suicide.

Clayton County, Ga. -- A taxi driver was found fatally shot inside his cab at a condominium complex about 1:30 a.m. this morning.

Denver, Col. -- Police called to an apartment complex about 5:50 a.m. yesterday found a woman shot dead and a man with multiple stab-wounds. The man is in a local hospital. Investigators are not looking for any suspects.

Washington, D.C. -- An 18-year-old woman was found fatally shot in the head around 3:30 a.m. today. She was lying on the sidewalk in front of a bus stop.

Clearwater, Fla. -- A male and female were found dead from gunshot wounds at an apartment complex Thursday. A neighbor said she thought the man was in his 40s and the woman in her 30s. Another neighbor was told by police that they suspect a murder-suicide.

Madison, Wis. -- Police say a 34-year-old man was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home hours after they discovered his 31-year-old estranged wife was the victim of a homicide. Police suspect a murder-suicide. The couple’s divorce was scheduled to be finalized today.

New Orleans, La. -- Police say the 25-year-old owner of an auto-repair shop was likely justified when he fatally shot a 28-year-old man who had made threats and pointed a pistol at him. The victim had come to the shop with a friend who was having a dispute of some sort with the owner about repair work recently done on the friend’s car.

Dayton, Ohio -- A 34-year-old man fatally shot his 32-year-old ex-girlfriend and a 29-year -old man at an apartment early Thursday. The woman’s 10-year-old son saw the shooting and ran to a neighbor’s house to call 911. The suspect was later arrested.

Charlotte, N.C. -- One person was shot and killed about 5:45 a.m. today.

Laveen, Ariz. -- A 41-year-old man and his girlfriend were found dead inside a home following a several-hours-long standoff with police yesterday morning. Nine shots were fired during the incident, none by police. They are not looking for any suspects.

Camden, N.J. -- An 11-year-old girl was shot in the face by her 27-year-old father in her home about 9:30 p.m. yesterday. The father then tried to shoot a 28-year-old man who was also in the house, but the gun jammed. The man managed to get the gun and fire it at the father, hitting him in the buttocks. The father fled on foot but was later arrested. The girl is in critical but stable condition at a local hospital.

Akron, Ohio -- A 59-year-old woman driving her car was shot in the shoulder. The incident happened after she came upon two men walking in a street and she flashed her headlights at them as a warning she was coming. The men moved to the side of the street but, as she drove past, one of them shot at her several times. Her injuries do not appear to be life threatening.

Vancouver, Wash. -- A man was shot more than once inside an apartment after an intruder entered it about 1 a.m. this morning. The victim and occupants of the apartment managed to get out. Police are looking for the suspect.

Oakland, Calif. -- A gunman opened fire on a man pumping gas at a service station about 11 a.m. today, missing the man but hitting his car and a city bus a block away, showering the passengers with broken glass. A woman pumping gas at the time also had her car hit.

Miami, Fla. -- A mother of two was shot in the face during a robbery outside a restaurant about 5:30 p.m. yesterday. A 20-year-old man has been arrested. The woman said the suspect approached at gunpoint and demanded her purse. When she handed it over, the suspect shot her and fled on foot. The woman is in stable condition.

Miami Gardens, Fla. -- A 26-year-old man was shot in the shoulder while sitting on bench waiting for a bus about 8:15 p.m. yesterday. He was in stable condition.

Trenton, N.J. -- Shots were fired and a man was hit in the arm in front of a convenience store about 1 p.m. today. The man was gone when police arrived. They will be checking local hospitals.

St. Paul, Minn. -- A 51-year-old man threatened his 15-year-old daughter by pointing an AK-47 rifle at her because the girl’s school report-card included two B's rather than straight A's. He also pointed the gun at his wife during the incident, which occurred January 17, but has just come to light. The father said the gun wasn't loaded and he had checked the chamber beforehand.

Salt Lake City, Utah -- No one was injured when a guard for a private security firm accidentally discharged his weapon about noon Sunday while working at the main public library downtown. The gun went off when the guard was in a first-floor security office and before the library was opened to the public. The bullet went through two walls and embedded in a third.

January 24, 2013 edition

Kansas City, Mo. -- A 93-year-old man shot and killed and his 95-year-old wife before attempting unsuccessfully to take his own life with a knife about 7 a.m. yesterday. The couple had been arguing. The man is in serious but stable condition. He has been charged with second-degree murder.

Seminole, Texas -- After a two-hour standoff, police found a man dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The incident began as a domestic disturbance between the man and his wife in their house.

Atlanta, Ga. -- A 25-year-old man was fatally shot about 12:45 a.m. Wednesday. The incident started with a fist fight between two groups Tuesday night. The fight broke up, but the groups met again a few house later and a shot was fired striking the victim in the back and head.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 35-year-old man who was shot on a street shortly after 6 p.m. last night was pronounced dead about four hours later at a local hospital. Police say two men exited a vehicle and one of them opened fire, hitting the victim at least five times.

Joliet, Ill. -- A 24-year-old man was fatally shot outside his house and a 23-year-old man was seriously wounded as they were getting into a car about 6:15 p.m. Tuesday. They were struck by bullets fired from a passing vehicle.

Trenton, N.J. --  A man was found fatally shot in the head inside a home about 7:30 p.m. yesterday.

Clare County, Mich. -- A 68-year-old man was found fatally shot in his home last Friday. A 32-year-old woman was in custody.

Indianapolis, Ind. -- A man was fatally shot about 5:15 p.m. yesterday. He was hit four times.

Syracuse, NY -- The 77-year-old baseball coach at a college preparatory school was shot about 7:30 p.m. yesterday during a holdup at a liquor store that has been part of the man’s family for more than 60 years. He was shot in the eye and is listed in serious condition.

Pittsburgh, Penn. -- A man apparently attempting to rob a home was shot and killed about 6 p.m. yesterday. A young man who lived at the home answered a knock at the door to see a masked man holding a gun. When the young man tried to close the door, the gunman fired a shot through the door, grazing the resident in the head. A friend of the resident then grabbed his own gun and shot the masked man.

Fountain, Col. -- A 3-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the foot after finding a handgun in the bedroom of his parents.

Birmingham, Ala. -- A 20-year-old man was shot in the head as he drove along a street about 5 p.m. yesterday. He is expected to survive.

Savannah, Ga. -- A man was shot once at an apartment complex Wednesday evening. Police say an altercation with an acquaintance led to the shooting. His injuries were not life-threatening.

San Diego, Calif. -- A male was found shot about 8:10 p.m. Wednesday outside an apartment building. His condition was reported as life threatening.

New Orleans, La. -- A woman was shot in the abdomen and a man shot in the arm around 5:30 p.m. yesterday. No report yet on their condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 38-year-old man was shot in the leg and a 30-year-old man was shot in the arm about 9 p.m. yesterday. They were listed in good condition at a local hospital.

Amarillo, Texas --  After driving to a motel parking lot about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, a man got out of his vehicle and shot through the window of an unoccupied room. Police are investigating.

Longmont, Col. -- A man told police on Jan. 16 that he had lost his .380 semi-automatic pistol while riding his motorized scooter through a neighborhood. That prompted police to search his route in hopes of finding the gun, but the effort was unsuccessful. Yesterday, the man contacted police to say he found the gun between some couch cushions in his home.

Augusta, Kan. -- A couple who operated a combined gun store and beauty shop pleaded guilty to federal firearms violations yesterday. The man, 51-years-old, pleaded guilty to one count of dealing firearms without a license; his 42-year old wife pleaded guilty to one count of failing to keep records of firearms transactions.

Originally posted to Tom Begnal on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 01:21 PM PST.

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

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