The shooting occurred at Isaac Campbell Park on South Street shortly after 5:20 p.m. when the shooter, whom police have not identified, returned to the park after a fistfight and began firing.
A bystander licensed to a carry a firearm then shot the shooter, who was flown to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.
As the courts grapple with how far America’s relatively weak gun laws can stretch, here are five things to know about 3D printed guns.
Gang violence and crime in the Windy City have not gone away under Rahm Emanuel’s leadership, though some progress has been made in specific categories of crime. Still, the endemic problems are enough to have altered the lives of many of Chicago’s residents, seemingly in a permanent fashion. The local CBS outlet looked at the effect this has had on some families and discovered some truly heartbreaking stories. In Lawndale, on the City’s west side, some parents report that they’ve become so desperate that they’ve taken to “hiding their children” rather than risking their being injured or killed in the act of simply playing or enjoying a normal childhood.
The era of the untraceable, undetectable, 3D-printed gun is almost upon us, and it’s not going to respect international borders.
That’s the concern critics are raising ahead of Aug. 1, when the U.S. will allow plans for the “Liberator” plastic pistol to be posted online for anyone to download. The previously banned weapon can be made using a nail, a bullet, and a 3D printer, and is said to be untraceable and invisible to metal detectors.
I’m not “horrified” for some reason.
California law enforcement officials seized over 550 firearms at two homes last week and arrested a convicted felon that they claim was responsible for amassing the massive arsenal.
“We already prohibit ads for weapon sales and modifications like magazines,” reads the company’s business page. “However, advertisers have been able to promote other weapons accessories, including products that are mounted on guns for the purposes of illuminating, magnifying or focusing in on (e.g. optics, flashlights) a target as well as holsters and belt accessories.”
Police were alerted to check a broken container in the town and found several assault weapons. Several arrests have been made and the focus of the investigation is shifting from a robbery to a political motive as two persons are connected to a far-left extremist movement.
A large-scale operation was conducted in 14 regions and some 32 people, linked to illegal arms production or sales, were searched on May 29, it’s been revealed. The operation comes just over a fortnight before the opening of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
A spate of violent attacks across the city in only a few hours has left four people seriously injured. Three people were found with knife wounds and, according to eyewitnesses, a machine gun was used in the fourth attack.
Preposterous! Guns and knives are banned in London and assault has been illegal for centuries. Fake news! Hail Khan! Hail Khan! Hail Khan!
Shocking footage, filmed by a member of the local community, emerged on the internet yesterday. The footage showed armed gangsters searching for someone, firing their weapons and even confronting the police with their weapons.
Obviously fake news; French gun laws are much too strict to allow this to happen.
A Kent State University graduate has “no apologies” for her now-viral graduation photos which featured her carrying a rifle on campus.
Kaitlin Bennett became the target of liberal backlash as she celebrated her college graduation with a challenge and a nod to the past, posting a photo of herself walking on school grounds with an AR-10 rifle strapped to her back.
The police found a high-powered rifle, hundreds of rounds of ammunition, and an array of other weapons, however the 28-year-old man staying in the room was not arrested, Hawaii News Now reported.
The weapons were legally registered to the man, and he was also legally allowed to have them in his room.
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, perhaps forgetting he grew up on a farm in Saskatchewan where Varmint rifles are not exactly foreign objects, says anyone who thinks the Liberals’ new gun legislation is just another “back-door gun registry” is either “honestly misinformed or deliberately not telling the truth.”
But, when shops legally selling guns are compelled to keep a list of both their buyers and their inventory, what else would you call it?
Gun rights activists, bloggers and second amendment advocates are outraged at YouTube’s ban on videos and channels which promote websites that sell firearms and accessories. And some believe Pornhub is the solution.
Online gun vlogger InRangeTv has already begun migrating their videos to Pornhub. The group referred to YouTube’s rule changes as “vague” and “one-sided.”
The average citizen, hearing how gun crime has soared since 2013, might well conclude that something alarming has been going on.
In fact, it’s “a good deal less.”