Colorado Springs Nightclub Shooter to Plead Guilty to Federal Hate Crime and Gun Charges

DENVER — Anderson Lee Aldrich, the assailant responsible for the deaths of five individuals and wounding 19 others at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ+ nightclub, is set to plead guilty to federal hate crime and firearms charges. This decision follows revelations of anti-gay slurs and evidence of extensive preparation prior to the attack. Aldrich, 24, is already serving a life sentence after admitting to similar charges on a state level last year. Federal prosecutors have compiled …

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Bump Stock Ban, Reigniting Gun Debate in US

Las Vegas, Nevada – Heather Gooze, a survivor of the 2017 mass shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas, found herself at the heart of chaos as a gunman unleashed deadly fire on the crowd. The tragedy, which claimed 60 lives and left over 400 wounded, was made even more horrific by the use of a bump stock on the shooter’s rifle, allowing it to mimic the rapid firing rate of a machine gun. …

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Massacre-sparked ban on bump stocks shakes gun control debate

Las Vegas, Nevada – The 2017 Las Vegas shooting that claimed the lives of 58 people and injured hundreds more had a lasting impact on U.S. gun laws. Following this tragic incident, there was a push for stricter regulations on gun accessories such as bump stocks, which effectively turn semi-automatic weapons into rapid-firing automatic ones. As a response to this tragedy, the federal government took action to ban bump stocks, marking a significant moment in …

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Bar Murder Suspect Released After Loaded Gun Arrest Receiving Misdemeanor Charge

San Pedro, California – An 18-year-old woman, Estrella Rojas, is facing charges for the murder of Tyrone Tyars and the wounding of two others in a shooting at a bar earlier this year. Tyars, a father of two, was tragically killed at the Machista bar on Pacific Avenue on January 20. Court records show that Rojas had been previously arrested in November 2023 for possessing a loaded gun but was not charged with a felony …

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Hobo-Hunting Pellet Gun Teens Sentenced After Tragic Serra Mesa Shooting

San Diego, California – A young man was sentenced to five years and eight months in state prison for fatally shooting a 68-year-old homeless woman in Serra Mesa with a pellet gun. William Innes, 19, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of Annette Pershal, known as “Granny Annie” or the “Queen of Serra Mesa.” Annette Pershal was found unconscious on Sandrock Road in May 2023 and died three days later in …

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Tennessee Teen Tragically Killed Day After Graduation: Suspected Shooter Claims Gun Unloaded

Franklin, Tennessee – A tragic incident unfolded in Franklin, Tennessee, as 18-year-old Lily Basil lost her life in a fatal shooting just one day after celebrating her high school graduation. The suspected shooter, Matthew Roufail, claimed he was unaware that the gun he fired was loaded, leading to the heartbreaking loss of a young life. Basil was struck by a bullet from a rifle in the right shoulder and was rushed to Vanderbilt Medical Center …

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Gun Robbery Turned Deadly: Killer Admits Guilt in Cold Case Murder of Delaware Man

Wilmington, Delaware – Nearly five years after Hakeem Smalls was robbed of his gun and fatally shot, his killer has confessed to the crime. Dashawn Daley pleaded guilty on May 15, 2024, to charges of second-degree murder and a weapons offense in connection to the September 2019 incident. Authorities revealed that Smalls was held at gunpoint and robbed in the vicinity of 25th and Monroe streets. During the robbery, his legally-purchased firearm was stolen, and …

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Gun Debate Heats Up After Family Shot Dead in Perth Home

PERTH, Australia – The tragic shooting of a mother and daughter, Jennifer and Gretl Petelczyc, in their own home has sparked discussions about potential changes to Western Australia’s gun laws. The incident, described by Premier Roger Cook as being “motivated by domestic violence,” has drawn attention to the need for stricter firearm legislation in the state. The shooting took place on Friday, with Mark James Bombara, a licensed firearm owner, being identified as the perpetrator. …

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Gun Control Crackdown: Premier Promises Tougher Restrictions After Perth Murders

PERTH, Australia – Following the tragic murders of a mother and daughter in Perth, Australian Prime Minister has promised to implement stricter gun control measures. The devastating incident has sparked outrage and renewed calls for action to prevent such senseless acts of violence in the future. The Premier expressed his condolences to the family of the victims and emphasized the need for immediate action to address the issue of gun violence in the country. He …

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Lawsuit: Uvalde Families Accuse Meta and Gun Manufacturer of ‘Grooming’ Shooter

Uvalde, Texas – Families in Uvalde, Texas are taking legal action against Meta, the publisher of Call of Duty, and a gun manufacturer, alleging that they played a role in “grooming” the shooter responsible for a tragic incident. The families are seeking justice and accountability for the devastating consequences of the shooting. The lawsuit accuses Meta, formerly known as Facebook, of failing to take action against harmful content on its platform that allegedly influenced the …

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