Gun violence is a serious issue in the US. Gun violence results in thousands killed and injured annually in the US. There have been more mass shootings in the US than in any other country. School shootings are common in the US.
Two civilians were killed after a gun-wielding US sailor went on a shooting spree inside the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, prompting a brief lockdown of the base. The attacker took his own life after the rampage.
An assailant opened fire in the parking lot of an elementary school in Vancouver, Washington, leaving two women injured, before fleeing the scene in a police chase and ultimately turning the gun on himself.
Two people have been killed and several others injured in a shooting at a high school in Santa Clarita, California. Police have apprehended the suspect, who is recovering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
A charter school in Ohio was in for quite a scare when a first grade student showed up to class armed with a loaded handgun, in what police say could have become the “worst day” in the school’s history.
The actions of one heroic football coach has prevented tragedy at a high school in Oregon. When encountering a student armed with a loaded shotgun, the brave coach calmly embraced the troubled teen and defused the situation.