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.
Hollywood stars and crew members came together to call for a ban on real guns on set after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was accidentally shot and killed by actor Alec Baldwin during the production of ‘Rust’ this week.
One of the victims of a tragic shooting incident during filming of the movie ‘Rust’, its director Joel Souza, has been released from a US hospital, according to a cast member. He was injured by a gun fired by actor Alec Baldwin.
Several people were wounded after shots rang out during a high school football matchup in Mobile, Alabama, according to local police, who noted that one person was rushed to the hospital with “life-threatening” injuries.
Nikolas Cruz, the gunman who confessed to killing 14 students and three staffers at a high school in Parkland, Florida, in 2018, plans to plead guilty to all of the murders in a case that sparked a major US gun control campaign.
A shooting at a US Postal Service office in Memphis, Tennessee left three people dead, with the gunman dying from a self-inflicted wound after killing two fellow employees, the FBI and USPS have confirmed.
Police have pleaded with people to stop resorting to violence to settle disputes after a row over a college football game in the US escalated into a fatal shooting, with officers identifying a suspect they want to arrest.