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.
Illinois state police have arrested the organizer of an act of civil disobedience, along with at least 11 anti-violence protesters, who tried to occupy a major roadway leading to O’Hare International Airport.
The man who shot two people at a video game tournament in Jacksonville had been hospitalized multiple times for mental illness and was prescribed anti-psychotics and anti-depressants, according to court records obtained by AP.
Witness accounts from the Jacksonville video game tournament shooting have emerged, detailing the chilling moment that a gunman opened fire on the event, killing two people and injuring 11, before turning the gun on himself.
Two people have been killed and 11 are being treated after a shooting at a video game tournament in Jacksonville, police have confirmed. The shooter, who witnesses say was a losing participant, has committed suicide.