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Old 28.03.2016, 21:30
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Old 28.03.2016, 22:05
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Gunshots reported at visitor centre at US Capitol in Washington DC and workers told to take shelter
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-35911754

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Police Officer Wounded In Capitol Hill Shooting The White House is in lockdown after reports of gunshots on Capitol Hill, security sources say.
http://news.sky.com/story/1668468/po...-hill-shooting
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Old 28.03.2016, 22:48
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Who brings a firearm to the Capitol?

Though, maybe he thought it's Open Carry in the District?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_c..._United_States

Who can memorize that table?
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Old 29.03.2016, 00:30
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Looks like it was someone possibly with mental issues, known to the police - nothing more serious, thankfully. I mean: not that this is not serious, but with all that's happening worldwide, it could be worse.

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Old 08.04.2016, 23:54
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This time apparently murder-suicide in military base.

Two dead in US Air Force base shooting
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-36000383
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Old 11.04.2016, 09:48
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... Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA, at a party: two 19-year-old female university students killed and a 24-year-old man in hospital. They were shot at a party. Sounds like fun.
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Old 23.04.2016, 18:44
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Piketon, Ohio - 8 members of the same family murdered.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-36115536
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Old 27.04.2016, 20:57
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2 year old boy shoots mother with gun found in the back of her boyfriend's car. As the boyfriend works as a security guard he REALLY should know better than to leave his gun lying around.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-36152462

Evidently a 4 year old did the same thing last month, but his mother survived.

How many times do we have to read these reports until America gets over this obsessive love affair with guns?
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Old 27.04.2016, 21:36
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How many times do we have to read these reports until America gets over this obsessive love affair with guns?
Don't read them.

Let America get on with it. It's a democracy and they've chosen a way of life and as a consequence of that, a way of death.
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Old 27.04.2016, 21:39
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Don't read them.



Let America get on with it. It's a democracy and they've chosen a way of life and as a consequence of that, a way of death.

Yep. Although lots of Americans are horrified by this nonsense.
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Old 27.04.2016, 23:45
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Yep. Although lots of Americans are horrified by this nonsense.
Yes, I know some of them. But the attitude of some of the people on this forum suggests that this sort of thing is just collateral damage.
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Old 28.04.2016, 00:12
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Evidently a 4 year old did the same thing last month, but his mother survived.
Reported in this thread, of course.
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The inverse also happens: (Step)father shoots daughter dead.
It's just insane that the solution to this problem should be even more guns.
But we've been through this discussion already.
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Old 06.05.2016, 22:35
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A few more to add to the collection.

Policeman shoots estranged wife and could be on the rampage.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-36232849

2 dead and 3 injured in Friday's shootings, not yet sure if it is connected to the officer shooting his estranged wife on Thursday but he's still on the run.

Edit: They caught him.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-36232849

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Old 12.05.2016, 11:43
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St. Gallen

A man was shot and died yesterday evening in front of the Globus departement store.

http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/panorama...story/31722590
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Old 22.05.2016, 13:47
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3 more dead - the shooter and 2 of his victims.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-36352533

Different country, same madness.
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Old 26.05.2016, 11:15
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One man killed, four people injured in a shooting in a music venue in Manhattan -- because obviously you need a gun in a packed concert hall (see post above).
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Old 31.05.2016, 22:41
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Normal holiday weekend
At least 60 people were shot, six fatally, over the Memorial Day weekend in Chicago.

That is fewer homicides than the holiday weekend last year.

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Old 01.06.2016, 21:42
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Two shot dead at the University of California. Gunman still at large.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-36429661

Seems the gunman was one of the victims. One homicide and one suicide.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-36429661

Total 3 now. He shot a woman in Minnesota before going to LA.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-36437573

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Re: A shooting just happened in ( *fill in the blank * )

A reportage on shootings and killings in Chicago happening every day, almost every hour:
A Weekend in Chicago: Where Gunfire Is a Terrifying Norm
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Three years ago, he and his wife consulted a Google map before moving here, trying to see if there were people hanging out on the corners. He’s happy with his choice – even though he estimates there have been gunshots on this block about 10 times.

“You get some gunshots every day in some neighborhoods — every day,” Mr. Edwards says. “So I say 10 in three years, that ain’t too bad.”
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