A 14-year-old high school student in Reno, Nevada, is in a critical condition after he was shot in the shoulder by a school resource officer on campus. The student was waving a knife at a fellow pupil prior to the shooting.
The number of US law enforcement deaths attributable to firearms in 2016 (60) is already beyond last year's total but is yet to top totals in 2007 and 2011. Meanwhile, 860 people have been fatally shot by police forces so far this year, after 991 in 2015.
A Kentucky man who, in 2012, hacked into an online account for followers of a Ohio high school's football team to expose a gang rape of a teenage girl has pleaded guilty to charges associated with the hack. He is facing a longer term than the rapists.
Mohammed Rahami, father of Ahmad Khan Rahami, who is suspected of planting bombs in New York and New Jersey, alerted police of his son in 2014 after Ahmad had stabbed another of his sons amid an argument, the New York Times reported.
The Violence Policy Center issued a study detailing how firearms dealers and gun rights lobbyists attract children as young as six years old to hunting and target shooting, including advertising custom-color semi-automatic rifles.
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The "police use-of-force" expert who wrote one of two reports that deemed the fatal police shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice in November was "reasonable" was also instrumental in clearing Colorado officers in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old girl.