Illinois mass shooting shows nowhere is safe from attacks

The man accused of spraying gunfire into a Chicago-area Independence Day parade from a rooftop, killing at least seven people and wounding dozens more, has confessed to the attack, prosecutors said Wednesday as bail was denied on seven first-degree murder charges. The suspect, Robert Crimo III, 21, dressed in black as he appeared from jail … Continue reading Illinois mass shooting shows nowhere is safe from attacks

Tips on surfing the web, navigating media after a mass shooting incident

Photo by Mikhail Nilov on Pexels.com No, it’s not your imagination: Mass shootings have become much more common in recent years. The Gun Violence Archive (GVA) defines a mass shooting as an act of gun violence with four or more victims shot. According to the GVA, the annual number of mass shootings in the United States: was … Continue reading Tips on surfing the web, navigating media after a mass shooting incident

The creator of the FBI mass shooting protocol is ‘shocked’ by police response during Uvalde elementary school shooting

Every day, new information surfaces about how law enforcement responded to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, that left 19 students and two teachers dead. Critics have pointed out failures at nearly every step of that response: the school's resource officer drove by the shooter as he crouched between cars; police waited more than … Continue reading The creator of the FBI mass shooting protocol is ‘shocked’ by police response during Uvalde elementary school shooting

Pope Francis ‘traumatized’ by Texas school shooting, calls for gun control

Pope Francis on Wednesday said he was "heartbroken" by the shooting at a school in Texas that killed at least 19 children and two teachers, calling for greater controls on weapons. The crowd in St. Peter's Square for his weekly general audience applauded his appeal, made a day after worst school shooting in the United … Continue reading Pope Francis ‘traumatized’ by Texas school shooting, calls for gun control

Texas School Shooting: Everything we know about the massacre

The United States was in mourning Wednesday in the aftermath of the country’s latest mass killing, a teenage gunman’s assault on an elementary school in the southwestern state of Texas that left at least 19 children and two adults dead. It was one of the deadliest rampages at a school in the country’s history. A … Continue reading Texas School Shooting: Everything we know about the massacre

Gunman kills 16 in Canada’s worst shooting rampage

The death toll in Sunday's Nova Scotia shooting rampage has gone up to 17, including the gunman, the CBC and Global News report. That makes it the deadliest mass shooting in Canada's history, according to the Associated Press. A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer is among the dead. The gunman identified as Gabriel Wortman age 51 was shot and killedafter a … Continue reading Gunman kills 16 in Canada’s worst shooting rampage