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#Mass Shooting

# mass-shooting - Thursday 15 February, 2018

For school gun massacre survivors, fear and grief takes hold

Survivors have described the moment they heard the first shots ring out.

Nikolas Cruz: 19-year-old suspected gunman was expelled from school

Police said Cruz had recently posted “very disturbing” messages on social media.

# mass-shooting - Thursday 28 December, 2017

'Every time you see these shootings, it’s a physical pain in your heart and your stomach'

Amy O’Connor talks to the sister of Kathy Kendrick, one of 16 victims of a Christmas massacre in Arkansas 30 years ago.

# mass-shooting - Friday 22 December, 2017

All 58 victims of Las Vegas mass shooting died of gunshot wounds, says coroner

The incident on 1 October was the deadliest mass shooting in US history.

# mass-shooting - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Sandy Hook families renew push to have gun makers held responsible for their children's deaths

Families were back in court today – last year a lawsuit was thrown out of court.

# mass-shooting - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Texas shooter escaped from psychiatric facility in 2012

Devin Patrick Kelley was reported missing in June 2012 from a psychiatric facility where he had been sent ahead of an assault conviction.

# mass-shooting - Monday 6 November, 2017

'A very special, beautiful child': First victims of Texas church massacre named

The ages of those killed ranges from five to 72.

Local resident 'engaged suspect in gun fire' after worst mass shooting in Texas history

The local was uninjured during the incident.

# mass-shooting - Sunday 5 November, 2017

26 people, aged between 5 and 72, killed in church shooting in Texas

The gunman, a young white male, is also dead.

# mass-shooting - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Vegas gunman had written note to help him calculate more precise shots

The arsenal of weapons in Stephen Paddock’s hotel room was like something “out of a movie”, police said.

# mass-shooting - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Gunman's secret life thwarts investigators' hunt for motive

The FBI spent hours yesterday interviewing Stephen Paddock’s longtime girlfriend Marilou Danley.

# mass-shooting - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter returns to US as investigators search for motive

Marilou Danley was given $100,000 by Stephen Paddock before he massacred 58 people.

# mass-shooting - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

'He saved my life': Tributes pour in as first victims of Las Vegas shooting named

At least 59 people died in the worst mass shooting in US history on Sunday night.

Guitarist who was on Las Vegas stage says the attack has changed his mind on gun control

Caleb Keeter said he had, up to now, been a supporter of the Second Amendment for his “entire life”.

Huge cache of guns, explosives and ammo found at home of Las Vegas attacker

The search is now on to find Stephen Paddock’s motive for perpetrating the worst mass shooting in US history.

'We were walking towards the hotel when I heard this pop, pop, pop sound': Irish honeymoon couple caught up in Las Vegas attack

The attack left at least 50 people dead, with over 400 transported to hospitals with injuries.

# mass-shooting - Monday 2 October, 2017

Irish heading to Las Vegas urged to take 'high degree of caution' after mass shooting

Las Vegas is a popular place for Irish tourists.

58 killed and over 500 hospitalised in Las Vegas gun attack

The death toll makes it the deadliest mass shooting in modern United States history.

'Where the hell did he get automatic weapons?': Shock of Las Vegas shooter's family

Sheriff Joseph Lombardo told reporters police are now searching his retirement home in Mesquite, Nevada.

Trump: Las Vegas shooting was 'an act of pure evil'

The US president addressed the nation following the worst mass shooting in modern US history.

# mass-shooting - Monday 5 June, 2017

Russian man kills nine people after drunken row at party

The alleged assailant gunned down five men and four women after a drinking session on Saturday night.

# mass-shooting - Sunday 26 March, 2017

'We're in the middle of a very horrific situation': One dead, 14 wounded in US nightclub shooting

The incident occurred at Cameo Night Club in Cincinnati, Ohio.

# mass-shooting - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

'A father to everyone': Tributes paid to Quebec shooting victims

Six men died in the attack, which took place during evening prayers at a mosque.

# mass-shooting - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'Go straight to hell': Victims' families confront mass murderer Dylann Roof

Some shouted at him, while others offered forgiveness for the mass shooting in South Carolina in 2015.

# mass-shooting - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

White supremacist Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing nine black churchgoers

The US Justice Department said he is the first person to get the death penalty for federal hate crimes.

# mass-shooting - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

White supremacist who shot dead nine people won't give evidence to try avoid death penalty

“I think it’s a bad idea,” said the judge presiding over the case.

# mass-shooting - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Dylann Roof faces death penalty after being found guilty of killing nine people

The 22-year-old shot nine black people dead in a racially-motivated attack in South Carolina last year.

# mass-shooting - Monday 28 November, 2016

One killed and nine injured in New Orleans shooting

The man died of gunshot wounds, while two women and seven men were injured.

# mass-shooting - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Gunman who killed five at shopping centre arrested - but police say no terrorist links

One victim was 16 and had survived cancer.

# mass-shooting - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Former Columbine headmaster: 'They didn't come out of their mothers' wombs hating the world'

Frank DeAngelis believes there should be a greater focus on the mental health of young people.

# mass-shooting - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Man shoots wife dead before opening fire on customers in cafe attack

It is the third mass shooting in recent years in Serbia.

# mass-shooting - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Orlando gunman's 'gay lover' claims massacre was revenge against HIV-positive partner

The man, known only as Miguel, claims Mateen said he was going to make the Puerto Rican gay community ‘pay’.

# mass-shooting - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Four proposals to bring in tighter gun controls in the US are rejected

The Republican-controlled Senate couldn’t even agree to restrict the sale of firearms to suspected terrorists.

# mass-shooting - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Orlando buries its dead in the wake of gay nightclub shooting

More funerals are expected to take place over the weekend as the city continues to mourn.

# mass-shooting - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

American journalist buys semi-automatic rifle in just seven minutes

Helen Ubiñas has received hate mail after writing about the experience.

# mass-shooting - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Flags flown at half mast to remember Orlando shooting victims

The Taoiseach confirmed the Irish flag will be flown at half mast at Government Buildings and Leinster House as a mark of respect.

Trump says Obama might 'get the Orlando shooting better than anybody knows'

The US President has said the massacre appears to be “homegrown extremism”.

# mass-shooting - Monday 13 June, 2016

# mass-shooting - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

FBI may have found way to unlock San Bernardino iPhone without Apple's help

The new development may help avert a full-blown showdown between the US and Apple.

# mass-shooting - Friday 26 February, 2016

Three killed, 14 wounded after man storms workplace with "assault-style" weapon

The man was shot dead by police.