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# shootings - Friday 9 August, 2019

Trump says US needs 'meaningful background checks' on gun holders

Trump’s comments follow mass shootings in Ohio and Texas last weekend in which 31 people died.

# shootings - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Surge in shootings in Sweden as warring criminal gangs settle scores

“It’s about strengthening the sense of community and showing who’s the toughest.”

# shootings - Friday 15 March, 2019

At least 49 people dead after mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques Christchurch This post contains videos

At least 49 people dead after mass shootings at two New Zealand mosques

Four people are in custody, including an Australian citizen described as a ‘right-wing terrorist’.

# shootings - Sunday 8 January, 2017

New York is getting safer: Murders and shootings are at their lowest level for 25 years

The murder rate is dropping in New York, as it starts to rise dramatically in cities like Chicago.

# shootings - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

There were 27 shootings in Chicago over the Christmas weekend

12 of the gang-related shootings were deadly.

# shootings - Friday 2 September, 2016

Tom Clonan: Why we should care about gang members killing each other

If these crimes were committed during the Troubles they wouldn’t be tolerated – so why are they now?

# shootings - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Obama heads for Dallas as protests hit US streets following brutal murder of five policemen

Lone gunman Micah Johnson died after killing the five officers at a protest against police brutality yesterday.

# shootings - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Gay clubs are a sanctuary when being LGBT could get you killed

Conor Behan DJs at gay club The George, and says that it’s important we recognise the Orlando attack was an attack on the LGBT community.

# shootings - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Gardaí from new taskforce may be sent to Spain to target Kinahan cartel

Senior gardaí today said it will take time to build up evidence to take down gang leaders.

# shootings - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

What's missing in the gangland crisis? The political will to solve it

Security expert Tom Clonan writes that the government needs to do more to tackle the ongoing crisis.

US prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against this man

Dylann Roof is accused of killing nine people at a church in Charleston last June.

No end in sight: 'The Kinahans will wipe the Hutch family out'

There are concerns the Hutches will hit back soon – and that they’ll go big.

# shootings - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

The Hutch-Kinahan feud: a timeline

Seven people have been killed in the feud since last September.

# shootings - Sunday 1 May, 2016

"We don’t want that to be normal for our kids - to see guards in balaclavas with machine guns"

In the aftermath of the gangland shootings, the community in Dublin’s inner city is looking for change.

# shootings - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Police capture soldier suspected of killing 11 on tropical island

Nine guns, along with ammunition, were recovered several hours after the shooting.

# shootings - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

'They say the Hutch, Byrne and latest Ryan shooting are not linked. I disagree'

These murders are part of the same phenomenon of gun and drugs related crime that has blighted decent communities across Dublin, writes Tom Clonan.

# shootings - Sunday 20 December, 2015

'I surprised my mum when I told her I’m more afraid of visiting home in the US than living here'

Incidents of gun violence have become so commonplace back home that I can’t remember a time when we could go a full week without hearing about a shooting.

# shootings - Monday 7 December, 2015

University president tells students to get guns to "end those Muslims before they walk in and kill"

His comments were rebuked by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe as “rash and repugnant”.

# shootings - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Someone keeps shooting at cars on this American highway and motorists are terrified

The Arizona highway has been the scene of 11 confirmed shootings over the last two weeks.

# shootings - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Paramilitary gun attacks on children 'must end'

Twelve children were shot in Northern Ireland between 2009 and 2014.

# shootings - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Watch: Officers high-five as the US's most wanted man is calmly arrested by small-town cops Charleston This post contains videos

Watch: Officers high-five as the US's most wanted man is calmly arrested by small-town cops

Dylann Roof was arrested the morning after the Charleston shootings.

# shootings - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Vince Vaughn: Guns in schools would help stop school shootings

The actor told GQ that mass shootings only happen in schools that are defenceless.

# shootings - Sunday 15 February, 2015

"Bullets went through the doors and everyone threw themselves to the floor"

Yesterday, a gunman sprayed bullets at a cultural centre where a controversial cartoonist was speaking.

# shootings - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Thousands are sharing this New Yorker cartoon after the Charlie Hebdo shootings Political Correctness

Thousands are sharing this New Yorker cartoon after the Charlie Hebdo shootings

“Please enjoy this cartoon responsibly.”

# shootings - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

New York mayor booed at police graduation as tensions increase

Some members of the NYPD have accused Bill de Blasio of fostering anti-police sentiment.

# shootings - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

The police killings that have sparked racial tensions in the US this year

The shooting dead of Antonio Martin joins a growing list of similar incidents in the last six months.

# shootings - Monday 9 December, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

Three injured in two separate shootings overnight

A man walking his seven-year-old son home was one of the victims of two unrelated shootings last night.

# shootings - Saturday 21 September, 2013

This map shows the mass shootings in America since 1982

This week’s Washington DC shootings brought to 36 the number of Americans killed in mass shootings in 2013.

# shootings - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

5,000 badgers to be killed as cull begins

Farmers say the cull will help curb tuberculosis in cattle, but animal rights groups say that the cull will not help eradicate TB in UK.

# shootings - Monday 8 July, 2013

Islamists calling for rebellion against army in Egypt after bloodshed

At least 40 dead in morning shootings on supporters of ousted Morsi.

# shootings - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# shootings - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Colorado shooting suspect pleads not guilty by reason of insanity

James Holmes will now undergo months of psychiatric testing to determine whether he was sane at the time.

# shootings - Monday 13 May, 2013

Colorado cinema shooting suspect may plead not guilty by insanity

James Holmes entered a ‘not guilty’ plea by default – but lawyers may now plead insanity to spare the death penalty.

# shootings - Sunday 12 May, 2013

12 people, including a child, shot at New Orleans' Mothers Day parade

Up to 400 people were participating in the parade at the time; three people were seen running from the scene.

# shootings - Monday 22 April, 2013

At least five dead in shooting at apartment complex outside Seattle

A suspect is among the dead, having been shot by police officers arriving at the scene.

# shootings - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Dublin shooting was an armed robbery for online item

The gang called to the victim’s house under the pretence of buying something the man was selling online.

# shootings - Monday 4 March, 2013

Shootings reported in Dublin and Carlow

The unconnected shootings took place this evening – no one was injured in either.

# shootings - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Record year for crime in New York City with fewer murders, shootings

The most murders New York City recorded in a single year? 2,245 in 1990. In 2012? That number is down to 414.

# shootings - Friday 28 December, 2012

Woman allegedly 'set up fake fundraising scheme' for Newtown victims

The 37-year-old from the Bronx allegedly claimed to be the aunt of one of the victims.

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