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  • Presidential Message on National Shooting Sports Month 2020

    08/02/2020 4:15:18 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 6 replies ^ | August 1, 2020 | White House
    During National Shooting Sports Month, we commemorate our Constitutional right to bear arms by celebrating America’s cherished past time of recreational and competitive shooting sports. Our great Nation has a rich history of fostering responsible gun ownership. In the early days of our Republic, turkey shoots encouraged community engagement and brought families closer together. As our country grew, these local events developed into large regional and national events and competitions that drew thousands of spectators. By the late 19th century, sharpshooters such as Pawnee Bill and Annie Oakley established popular shows with Wild West and other themes, touring the country...
  • Chicago homicides increase 50 percent in 2020, 139 percent in July alone, data shows

    08/01/2020 11:26:06 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 01 2020 | Sam Dorman
    Chicago saw a dramatic increase in homicides and shootings in the first seven months of 2020 and a particularly remarkable increase in July, reflecting a growing trend in the U.S. that raised questions about potential police reform in major cities. Data released on Saturday showed that Chicago saw 440 homicides between January 2020 through the end of June, a 52 percent increase from the same time period last year (which saw 290 homicides). Shooting victims similarly increased by 51 percent (1,480 to 2,240) and shooting incidents themselves rose 47 percent (from 1,210 to 1,783). Crime tends to increase during summers,...
  • Affidavit: Witnesses provide new details about shooting that wounded 2 during Aurora protest

    07/28/2020 8:15:21 PM PDT · by real saxophonist · 16 replies
    KDVR ^ | Jul 28, 2020 | Eric Ruble, Kristin Haubrich
    Affidavit: Witnesses provide new details about shooting that wounded 2 during Aurora protest by: Eric Ruble, Kristin HaubrichJul 28, 2020 AURORA, Colo. (KDVR) — An arrest affidavit obtained by FOX31 and Channel 2 on Tuesday includes witness accounts recalling the shooting that left two people injured during a protest in Aurora on Saturday. Samuel Young, 23, faces four counts of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of first-degree assault. He’s accused of shooting at a Jeep Wrangler that drove through the protest after demonstrators blocked both directions of Interstate 225 near East Sixth Avenue. Two protesters were wounded in the...
  • Austin Shooting – Another Camera Angle Shows The Car Hurriedly Turning Right, Stopping So That Would NOT HIT ANYONE – He Gets Attacked By The Mob After He Started Honking

    07/27/2020 8:47:13 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 32 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 07.27.2020 | Sarah Hall
    Police have identified an armed protester who was shot and killed by a person who had driven into a crowd at a demonstration against police violence in the Texas capital. Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said Garrett Foster, 28, was shot and killed Saturday night as demonstrators marched through downtown Austin. Manley said a vehicle turned onto the block where protesters stood and honked its horn. Police declined to say why the driver was there at that time or whether his intent was nefarious. Witness Michael Capochiano told the Austin American-Statesman that the car speed through the protesters before it...
  • Austin Police identifies man killed in shooting during downtown protest Saturday

    07/26/2020 7:15:26 PM PDT · by Wayne07 · 183 replies
    AUSTIN (KXAN) ^ | 7/26/20 | Jaclyn Ramkissoo and Alyssa Goard
    He summarized that witnesses told APD a vehicle began honking its horn as it turned south onto Congress Avenue from 4th Street. He said the vehicle stopped “as there were a large number of people in the roadway.” Manley said that Foster, who was holding an AK47-type assault rifle, approached the driver side window of this car as others in the crowd began striking the car. “Gunshots were fired from inside the vehicle at Mr. Foster,” Manley said. “During the initial investigation of this incident, it appears Mr. Foster may have pointed his rifle at the driver of this vehicle...
  • Brass vs. Steel Cased Ammo – An Epic Torture Test

    07/26/2020 5:03:33 PM PDT · by ChildOfThe60s · 61 replies
    Lucky Gunner Labs ^ | 9/21/19 | Andrew
    Brass vs. Steel Cased Ammo Test Summary We acquired four identical Bushmaster AR-15 rifles. We chose the Bushmaster MOE Series AR-15 because it’s a widely available, affordable, and mass-market. Our team didn’t want something too cheap and of lower quality or something too expensive and of high quality since our goal is to help the most number of people. We acquired 10,000 rounds each of the following ammunition (new production): Federal 55gr – Brass-Cased – Copper Jacket Wolf 55gr FMJ – Steel-Cased with Polymer Coating – Bi-Metal Jacket (steel and copper) 55gr FMJ – Steel-Cased with Polymer Coating – Bi-Metal...
  • NFAC - Accidental discharge - 3 injured in Louisville

    07/25/2020 11:03:14 AM PDT · by AggregateThreat · 56 replies
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police responded to a shooting in Baxter Park at about 1 p.m. Saturday. According to a MetroSafe supervisor, someone reported a shooting at the park, which is located at the corner of South 12 Street and West Jefferson Street. When officers arrived, they found three shooting victims, according to the MetroSafe supervisor. The supervisor said one of those injuries was minor. There is no word on the extent of injuries of the other two. The incident occurred as members of the Black militia group, NFAC, stage in the park in preparation of a planned march from...
  • 3 shot in Louisville (vanity)

    07/25/2020 10:11:39 AM PDT · by Levy78 · 84 replies
    youtube ^ | 7/25/20 | vanity
    looks like 3 people shot from an accidental discharge that occurred at their staging ground. 1 leg, 1 arm, 1 chest. live stream at link
  • KCPD: Woman pushing a baby in a stroller dead after shooting at eastside gas station

    07/22/2020 5:34:46 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    KCTV ^ | July 20, 2020
    KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) – Police in Kansas City are investigating the city’s latest homicide after a woman died after being shot outside of a gas station on the city’s east side.
  • Up to 16 Shot at Chicago Funeral Home

    07/21/2020 6:49:07 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 45 replies
  • The Fake FedEx Delivery Gunman Who Opened Fire At US District Judge Esther Salas’s Home Dead By Suicide

    07/20/2020 11:21:38 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 35 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 07.20.2020 | Sarah Hall
    On Sunday, a gunman shot and killed the son of a federal judge in Newark, New Jersey, at the family’s home, and shot and injured her husband in the same attack. The judge, Esther Salas, 51, was at home at the time of the shooting but was not injured, and her husband, Mark Anderl, a 63-year-old attorney and former Essex County assistant prosecutor, is reportedly in stable condition. Officials believe the gunman who opened fire Sunday, killing Salas’ 20-year-old son and injuring her husband, had been dressed as a FedEx employee, The Associated Press reported. Unidentified law enforcement officials told...
  • Suspect in shooting of federal judge's son and husband at her New Jersey home has died, sources say

    07/20/2020 11:26:48 AM PDT · by John W · 30 replies
    CNN via Currently ^ | July 20, 2020 | CNN
    The person suspected of shooting the husband and son of US District Court of New Jersey Esther Salas on Sunday at her North Brunswick home has died of what is believed to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to two law enforcement sources. Daniel Anderl, a 20-year-old student at Catholic University, was killed in the shooting, and Mark Anderl, the judge's husband and a defense attorney, was injured, according to Chief Judge Freda Wolfson. Salas was unharmed, Wolfson said. Mark Anderl is in stable condition and "seems to be OK," said Carlos Salas, the judge's brother. Both the US Marshals...
  • 73-year-old Howard County man shoots robbery suspects

    07/20/2020 6:46:35 AM PDT · by marktwain · 28 replies ^ | 16 July, 2020 | Staff
    When he went to check it out he found two men, identified as Zarraga and Rodriguez, removing parts from a vehicle he owned. The man confronted the suspects at gunpoint and told them to show their hands. The suspects then reportedly rushed the man who shot them both. Zarraga was treated at a hospital and has now been charged with aggravated robbery. Rodriguez was airlifted to a Lubbock hospital where he is listed in critical condition.
  • Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) shoot man dead hours after mask dispute leads to alleged assault

    07/17/2020 7:35:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    CBC ^ | 07/17/2020
    Ontario's police watchdog is investigating after officers fatally shot a 73-year-old man in Haliburton County on Wednesday morning. The man had refused to wear a mask and allegedly assaulted a grocery store employee before driving away, Ontario Provincial Police say. Police were called to a Valu-Mart in Minden, Ont., just after 8 a.m., OPP Sgt. Jason Folz said. Officers tried to stop the suspect's car, but they refrained "in the interest of public safety" before doing a follow-up investigation, Folz said. Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU) said the man drove away, and an officer saw the car and started following...
  • Pregnant woman fatally wounded in North Philly shooting

    07/16/2020 6:46:09 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | July 16, 2020 | Robert Moran
    A 25-year-old pregnant woman was fatally wounded in a shooting Thursday afternoon in North Philadelphia, police said. The shooting happened just before 2:35 p.m. in the 2500 block of West Berks Street. Police transported the woman, who was shot in the right side of her head, to Temple University Hospital. She was pronounced dead at 6:43.
  • Cleveland police investigating after man shoots, kills dog that was attacking his pregnant girlfriend

    07/16/2020 6:39:51 AM PDT · by marktwain · 54 replies ^ | 12 July, 2020 | Camryn Justice
    CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are investigating after a man shot and killed a dog after it attacked his pregnant girlfriend while she was taking it on a walk Saturday evening. Around 6:44 p.m., officers responded to the 9200 block of Rosalind Avenue after receiving a call that a woman had been attacked by a pit bull, police said. Once on scene, officers found that a 31-year-old woman was being transported by EMS to University Hospitals in serious condition and saw the dog lying lifeless in the street, according to police. The woman’s boyfriend told police that he had shot and...
  • Atlanta police announce 2nd person of interest in shooting death of 8-year-old girl near Wendy’s

    07/13/2020 6:19:17 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 5 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 13 2020 | Stephen Sorace
    Atlanta police are searching for a second person of interest in the killing of Secoriea Turner, an 8-year-old girl who was fatally shot near the Wendy’s restaurant where Rayshard Brooks had been killed last month after an encounter with police officers. New images released late Sunday show the second person of interest wearing a red shirt with a large rifle strapped to his body. Police have already offered a $20,000 reward for information in the fatal shooting of Turner.
  • Armed homeowner fights off three armed invaders, killing two of them

    07/12/2020 7:58:36 AM PDT · by JusPasenThru · 67 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | 7/11/2020 | Chris Tisch
    WESLEY CHAPEL — Two armed intruders were shot dead and a third was wounded when a homeowner fired on them early Friday, according to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office. The homeowner said he was inside his home playing video games when at about 12:43 a.m. he heard the glass of his laundry room door shatter, according to a sheriff’s report. He saw an arm reach inside to unlock the door. Then the homeowner said he saw a masked man walk in and aim a gun at him. The homeowner said he grabbed his Glock 9mm pistol, which was just a...
  • Video: 24-year Old Mother Killed By Black Lives Matter Mob for Allegedly Saying ‘All Lives Matter - Hardly Any Media Coverage | Red State Nation

    07/12/2020 5:59:39 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 47 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 07.12.2020 | Ray Pearson
    This is what we know about Black Lives Matter from their Wikipedia page, Black Lives Matter (BLM) is an organized movement in the United States advocating for non-violent civil disobedience in protest against incidents of police brutality against African-American people. The movement returned to national headlines and gained further international attention during the global George Floyd protests in 2020 following Floyd's murder by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. An estimated 15 million to 26 million people participated (though not all are “members” of the organization) in the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests in the United States, making Black Lives Matter...
  • San Diego Police Shoot Fleeing Suspect, Video Shows he was Armed

    07/10/2020 5:24:25 AM PDT · by marktwain · 16 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 7 July, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    A bit before 6 p.m., in downtown San Diego, California, two police officers noticed a man in a red tracksuit. He was wanted in connection with a recent robbery. He had a distinctive face tattoo, which is how the officers identified him so quickly. In the ensuing confrontation, the suspect flees from the police, He drops what he is carrying, and is shot.Protestors claim he was shot without justification. The next day, a hundred protestors gather. They threatened to “burn down the system“.The San Diego police act quickly. They released a video of the shooting from four sources, including two...