All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘gun violence’

Clearwater Beach Shooting Wounds Two, Arrests Made

Clearwater Beach is normally a very peaceful town, but the shooting on Memorial Day shattered that sense of peace for locals and visitors alike–at least temporarliy. Two people were wounded during the shooting at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort on Monday. Four men have been arrested and are presently facing multiple charges. The Clearwater Beach shooting stemmed from fights …

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Atlanta Shootings: One Victim Now Critical

Seventeen-year-old Marcellus Brooks was arrested and faces five counts of aggravated assault after allegedly shooting five people near Therrell High School in Atlanta on Tuesday. Brooks, a tenth-grader, allegedly began shooting roughly 100 yards away from the school at around 4 p.m., which left four students wounded. All five victims were transported to Grady Memorial Hospital. None of the injuries …

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Atlanta High School Shooting: Possible Suspect Questioned

On Tuesday, five people were shot near Therrell High School in Atlanta. Authorities say that those who were injured are believed to be students at the high school, but no confirmation was announced. According to reports, the injuries were not life threatening, and the five people are now in a stable condition. Names of the victims were not released. U.S. …

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Antipsychotics Help Violent Crime, Study Finds

A recent study, published in the medical journal Lancet, points out that antipsychotic medications can help reduce violent crime in persons who have mental health conditions that would tend toward violent behaviors. The study, titled “Antipsychotics, mood stabilizers, and risk of violent crime”, acknowledged that the effect of these drugs on patients’ symptoms is well-established. What they were seeking to …

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Dayton Hospital Shooting Leaves One Injured

A former housekeeping employee of a Dayton, Ohio Veterans Affairs hospital brought a gun into the facility and was involved in a break room scuffle, which left a present VA employee with a gunshot wound to the ankle. The suspected shooter was then apprehended shortly after visiting another area hospital seeking psychiatric assistance, Neil Moore, 59, was taken into custody …

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FedEx Shooter Injured Six Before Taking His Own Life

A FedEx employee armed with a shotgun injured six people at a FedEx warehouse in Atlanta, Georgia, before killing himself with his own gun on Tuesday morning. According to police spokesperson Sgt. Dana Pierce, the shooting started at 5:54 am. The police were alerted of the incident by several 911 calls that reported a shooter in the FedEx building. Over …

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Bloomberg Funds $50 Million To New Gun Control Group

On Wednesday, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that he’ll be setting plans in motion to spend $50 million towards tightening gun control. The billionaire philanthropist’s money will fund a campaign group that aims to reduce gun violence across the United States, with hopes to win over the “hearts and minds of Americans” on “gun violence prevention.” Vowing to …

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Piers Morgan Bids Adieu With Shot at NRA

Piers Morgan bid adieu to his television viewers on Friday, replete with a shot at the NRA and a plea for Americans to become more stringent about gun control. Morgan’s show was canceled due to low ratings. Critics say the British native is “out of touch” with American culture. “We gave everything we had and loved every minute of it. …

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Trading Violins For Guns: Combating Cartel Violence

Efrain has set aside his violin and picked up a rifle. This man is a man who once prided himself on entertaining audiences as a mariachi singer in the Mexican state of Michoacan. Now Efrain driven by hopes of avenging the deaths of his two young nephews. The young men were just nineteen and twenty years of age when they …

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Elkhart Shooting At Martin’s Supermarket Leaves 3 Dead

Elkhart police officers fatally shot a man suspected of killing two women at a Martin’s supermarket Wednesday night. The suspect identified as Shawn Walter Bair, age 22, is reported to have used a semi-automatic handgun to shoot 44-year-old Rachelle Godfread and 20-year-old Krystle Dikes at approximately 10 p.m. Bair who is from Elkhart, lived nearby and was well known at …

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Jason Berryman, Former Iowa State Player, Found Dead

Ex-Iowa State Football Player Jason Thomas Berryman was found dead on Wednesday in his East Texas home. Succumbing to multiple gunshot wounds, the body of the 28-year-old former Cyclone player was found by family members who were just so happening to be visiting someone else in the area. There is no official indication to why Berryman’s death took place but …

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PG-13 Gunplay Way Up Since The 80s

Since the PG-13 rating was introduced in the mid-80s, the movies carrying the rating have changed substantially. PG-13 used to indicate non-family flicks that weren’t quite adult enough to deserve an R rating. Now, the rating is filled with movies made to appeal to young teens or movies that studios have censored down from an R rating to gain a …

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