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February 11, 2013 edition

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Wilmington, Del. -- A man in his 50s or 60s walked into the public lobby of a courthouse about 8 a.m. today and opened fire killing two women -- one of them believed to be his estranged wife. He also wounded two police officers. The man died from a gunshot wound, but authorities were not yet sure if it was from police fire or self-inflicted. The officer’s wounds were considered non life-threatening.

Kiln, Miss. -- A 20-year-old woman was killed by her 21-year-old brother at their home yesterday evening after she tried to break up an argument between him and his ex-girlfriend.

Trenton, N.J. -- A young man was shot and killed and found lying on a sidewalk around 2:30 p.m. Police have not yet released any information, but several local residents say he was a 16-year-old boy.

Price, Utah -- A 37-year-old man fatally shot his 32-year-old wife before shooting and killing himself about 3 a.m. yesterday. The four children in the house -- a 13-year-old girl, an 11-year-old boy, and twin 7-year-old girls -- were unharmed.

Marrero, La. -- A 58-year-old man was shot and killed about 3 a.m. today. No other information was available.

Tulsa, Okla. -- A 22-year-old woman was fatally shot in the head at an apartment complex about 7:30 p.m. yesterday. A 25-year-old woman who knew the victim was arrested on a complaint of first degree murder.

Chester, Penn. -- About 9:30 a.m. yesterday, a 22-year-old man was found lying face down in back of a home with fatal gunshots wounds to the back and buttocks.

Atlantic City, N.J. -- A 25-year-old man was shot and killed outside a restaurant about 7:30 p.m. yesterday.

Houston, Tex. -- A 25-year-old man was fatally shot multiple times in his bed during a home invasion about 4 a.m. yesterday. After hearing the shots, the victim’s grandparent’s came out of their bedroom and confronted the shooter, who pointed a gun at the grandmother before fleeing the house.

Clayton County, Ga. -- A 21-year-old man was arrested for shooting three people in the parking lot of a crowded restaurant early Sunday after an argument between two groups of people in the restaurant spilled outside. The victim’s injuries were considered non life-threatening.

Gilmer County, Ga. -- Three people were shot and wounded when gunfire erupted after four men showed up at a home to collect a debt about 11:30 a.m. yesterday. Two of the men were shot in the head and a woman at the home was wounded.

New Orleans, La. -- A man was shot multiple times while inside a residence about 3:50 a.m. today. He was listed in critical condition. No other details were available.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 33-year-old man walking on a sidewalk was shot in the back and wounded about 10:15 p.m. yesterday when someone opened fire from a vehicle. The victim’s condition was listed as stabilized.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 20-year-old man was shot in the leg at a bus stop about 10:30 p.m. yesterday after he had words with someone who pulled out a handgun and fired. The victim’s condition was listed as stabilized.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 21-year-old man was shot in the back about 8:30 p.m. yesterday as he talked to someone about buying a cell phone. During the conversation, the person pulled out a gun and opened fire. The gunman, who had an accomplice, then robbed a friend of the victim before fleeing the scene on foot. The victim was in critical condition.

Highland, Ill. -- A 55-year-old woman shot a 33-year-old man twice about 3:30 a.m. yesterday after he forced his way into her apartment and threw her to the floor before putting her 47-year-old sister in a choke hold and demanding money. The intruder was in critical condition.

Chehalis, Wash -- A 24-year-old man shot and wounded a 51-year-old man who entered his residence about 5 a.m. yesterday, then he held the intruder at gunpoint until police arrived. The intruder was to be held for investigation for burglary and assault. He is in stable condition.

Tampa, Fla. -- A deliveryman was robbed and shot Sunday night by two men who approached him with a gun after he dropped off a pizza at an apartment complex. He is in stable condition.

Twin Falls, Idaho -- A man who was shot and wounded told the police it was his brother that fired the gun. The victim is in stable condition.

Spring Valley, Calif. -- A victim showed up at a hospital with multiple gunshot wounds early yesterday morning. A short time earlier police had responded to shots fired outside a bar, but no one there appeared to be involved.

Detroit, Mich. -- A state trooper was shot in the leg while searching for suspected robbers in an abandoned house around 4 a.m. today. Two suspects have been arrested. The trooper was reported as “doing fine” and expected to recover.

Little Rock, Ark. -- A 25-year-old man entering a house was shot in the leg by someone outside the residence around 5:30 a.m. Saturday. A car was heard speeding off after the shooting. The victim’s injury was described as serious but he was expected to survive.

Little Rock, Ark. -- A man getting into a car was shot in the back about 4:30 a.m. Saturday. Doctors said the victim, shot five times, was expected to survive, although he appeared to be paralyzed from the chest down.

Dauphin Borough, Penn. -- A 55-year-old man scheduled for sentencing in court today on burglary charges told his wife he did not want to go to jail and grabbed a rifle. Police then talked to him for about 45 minutes until a gunshot was heard and they discovered the man accidentally shot himself in the arm.

Little Rock, Ark. -- Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe this afternoon signed the so-called Guns in Churches bill into law. The law gives individual churches the right to allow guns inside their buildings.

Today’s sources: Atlanta Journal Constitution, Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press, Philadelphia Inquirer, Salt Lake Tribune, San Diego Union Tribune, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Times- Picayune, WGAL-TV Harrisburg, WLOX-TV Mississippi

Addendum for February 11, 2013

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February 10, 2013 edition

Tyler, Tex. -- An argument that began inside a mall and then spilled out into the parking lot ended when a 25-year-old man was shot twice in the chest and killed by a 23-year-old man yesterday morning. The shooter has been arrested.

Conroe, Tex. -- A 35-year-old man went into a big-box department store where his wife worked, then sat on a bench at the pharmacy department and committed suicide by pulling out a handgun and shooting himself in the head. Police believe the couple had marital problems.

Detroit, Mich. -- A 32-year-old woman was found shot to death and slumped over the steering wheel of her vehicle on an interstate highway about 3:40 a.m. yesterday.

Conway, Ark. -- Police investigating a wrecked pick-up truck on an interstate highway discovered the driver had been shot and killed. Police believe a passing motorist shot the victim as he was driving.

Queens, N.Y. -- A 27-year-old man was shot in the chest and killed by one of two men who approached him as he walked out of a liquor store about 9:40 p.m. yesterday.

Durham, N.C. -- A 24-year-old man was shot to death in the parking lot of a crowded mall about 1 p.m. yesterday. Three men -- two 18-year-olds and a 19-year-old -- all acquaintances of the victim, have been charged with murder.

Oakland, Calif. -- A man was shot to death on a street about 10:30 p.m. yesterday. No other information was available.

Caldwell, Idaho -- A 59-year-old man was shot multiple times and killed at his home. Police are holding a 34-year-old woman on suspicion of murder and grand theft.

Phoenix, Ariz. -- A 36-year-old man arriving home about 11 a.m. Friday found four men ransacking the property. Two of the intruders fled the home through a carport. The other two came out of a bedroom area and when one of them -- a 16-year-old male -- came at the homeowner, he pulled out a gun from a holster in his waistband and shot the intruder, killing him.

Cleveland, Ohio -- A 41-year-old man found lying dead in his driveway about 10 p.m. yesterday had been shot multiple times.

Montgomery, Ala. -- A man was found shot to death at a motel. No other details available.

Independence, Mo. -- A 31-year-old man faces first-degree involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action after he accidentally shot his 46-year-old girlfriend in the stomach at his home about noon yesterday. The woman died later at a local hospital. The man did not think the gun was loaded.

Colorado Springs, Colo. -- A 29-year-old man was shot dead at a motel about 9:30 a.m. yesterday. Police are looking for a 25-year-old man in connection with the shooting.

Riverton, Utah -- A man cleaning a handgun in a home with several friends shot one of them in the stomach when the gun accidentally fired about 2 p.m. yesterday. The victim’s injuries appeared to be non life-threatening.

Philadelphia, Penn. -- On a street just before midnight last night, a 25-year-old man was found shot six times -- twice in the buttocks and once each in the chest, thigh, face, and head. He was listed in critical condition.

New Orleans, La. -- Two women and two men were shot on a crowded Bourbon Street in the French Quarter. Police believe the incident was related to an argument that broke out between several people in the crowd. One of the victims was wounded in the abdomen, thigh and pelvis. He was listed in critical condition; the other victims were in stable condition.

Denver, Colo. -- Someone was shot on a street about 8:40 p.m. yesterday. No other information was available.

Nashville, Tenn. -- Police are investigating a shooting at a home about 9:30 a.m. today. The victim was transported to a hospital. No other details are available.

Chicago, Ill. -- A man in his 30s showed up at a hospital with a gunshot wound to his finger. He was shot while walking on a street about 9:30 p.m. yesterday.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 40-year-old man was shot in the upper back after several people attempted to rob him on a street about 7:50 p.m. yesterday. The victim was listed in serious condition.

Tampa Bay, Fla. -- A 24-year-old woman was shot in the thigh by a stray bullet after a parade about 10:15 p.m. yesterday when two groups of people in the area got into an altercation. Her injury was not considered life threatening.

Birmingham, Ala. -- A domestic situation ended just before noon yesterday when one man shot and wounded another man. The injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Vista, Calif. -- A man was shot several times on a street corner about 7:30 p.m. yesterday. His wounds were not considered life-threatening.

Cleveland, Ohio -- A man was shot on a street about 2 a.m. today. No other information was available.

Today’s sources: Arkansasmatters.com, Associated Press, Birmingham News, Chicago Tribune, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Denver Post, Detroit Free Press, Houston Chronicle, Idaho Statesman, KCTV-TV Kansas City, KSAZ Phoenix, Nashville Tennessean, Oakland Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer, Salt Lake Tribune, San Diego Union Tribune, WSFA-TV Montgomery

Addendum for February 9, 2013

If you want to help reduce this daily carnage, please support President Obama’s effort to enact common sense gun control laws. You can find more information here:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/...

February 9, 2013 edition

Houston, Tex. -- The owner of a coffee bar and game room, believed to be in his late 40s, was shot and killed about 3:30 p.m. yesterday when he pulled out a handgun and fired at two armed men attempting to rob him. The would be robbers fled, although police believe they might be wounded.

Birmingham, Ala. -- A 22-year-old-man died at a local hospital yesterday afternoon after being found shot and unconscious in a car stopped at a traffic signal light.

Fort Washington, Md. -- A 27-year-old man was brought to a fire station fatally shot about 12:20 a.m. yesterday.

Reno, Nev. -- A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed and another person was grazed in the head after a drive-by shooting about 2 p.m. Friday.

Parma, Ohio -- A 29-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the hand while cleaning a handgun at his home about 11:30 p.m. on January 25. The bullet went through the man’s hand, then it continued on through a window and into the ground in his yard.

Colorado Springs, Colo. -- A woman entering the passenger seat of her boyfriend’s vehicle early today knocked his loaded handgun off the seat and onto the floor where it discharged and sent a bullet through both of her calves. The wounds are non-life-threatening.

Colorado Springs, Colo. -- A man accidentally shot himself in the chest and arm with an antique shotgun about 2:40 a.m. yesterday, causing a minor injury.

Fayetteville, Ark -- A student in the break room of a campus radio station at a university was shot in the hand about 12:30 p.m. yesterday when he was showing a gun to another student and it accidentally went off.

New Orleans, La. -- A man was shot in the leg yesterday about 10 a.m. Police say the injury appeared to be non-life-threatening.

St. Petersburg, Fla. -- A 20-year-old man trying to rob another 20-year-old at an apartment complex around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday resulted in an exchange of gunfire that left both men wounded. No report on the condition of either man. The assailant faces charges of attempted murder and armed robbery.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A man in his late 20s suffered a gunshot wound to his leg about 12:20 a.m. today. His injuries were considered non-life-threatening.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A man in his late teens was shot in the abdomen at 2:45 a.m. today. His injuries were considered non-life-threatening.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 18-year-old man was shot in the leg while on a street about 6 p.m. No word on his condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 23-year-old man showed up at a hospital about 11:45 p.m. yesterday with a gunshot wound in the hand. His condition was not reported.

Chicago, Ill. -- A male was shot and wounded overnight. No report on his condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 24-year-old man was shot in the arm around 8 p.m. No report on his condition.

Phoenix, Ariz. -- A 35-year-old man was shot and wounded in the parking lot of a veteran’s club about 1:40 a.m. today when a car drove up and a male passenger in his 20s got out and shot the man several times. The victim was reported in critical condition.

Indianapolis, Ind. -- A man was shot multiple times while on a street about 4:30 a.m. today. His condition was listed as serious but stable. Police are looking for a suspect.

East Ridge, Tenn. -- About 4:30 a.m. today, a man shot and wounded his 34-year-old former boyfriend who was breaking into his home. Sometime earlier, when the two had words at a big-box department store, the ex-boyfriend had threaten to come to his home and kill the man. No word on his condition.

New York, N.Y. -- About 3 p.m. Thursday, a 13-year-old boy used a 9 mm handgun to shoot across a street at a 14-year-old boy who had recently jumped him. No one was hit. The boy was expected to be held at juvenile detention facility.

Memphis, Tenn. -- A gunfight erupted outside an elementary school Thursday morning. The incident began as a woman dropped off her young children and was approached by the children's 35-year-old father. The parents began to argue and when the man pushed her, the woman stabbed him in the arm. He then retrieved a handgun from his car and fired four shots at the woman. That prompted a 19-year-old man who was with the woman to pull out a gun and return fire. Both shooters were arrested.

Nashville, Tenn. -- A man was shot and wounded in the parking lot of a restaurant about 7:20 p.m. yesterday after he was approached by three man in ski masks demanding money. His injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Today’s sources: ArkansasMatters.com, Birmingham News, Chattanooga Times Free Press, Chicago Tribune, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Colorado Springs Police Blotter, Houston Chronicle, KNXV-TV Phoenix, Memphis Commercial Appeal, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Nashville Tennessean, New York Post, Times- Picayune, Tampa Bay Times, Washington Post, WISH-TV Indianapolis

Addendum for February 9, 2013

If you want to reduce this daily slaughter, please support President Obama’s effort to enact common sense gun control legislation. You can get more information here:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/...

February 8, 2013 edition

Cape Girardeau, Mo. -- A 43-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman were found fatally shot late yesterday. Both victims were shot several times. Police found a man hiding in a nearby alley and arrested him after a foot chase.

Kokomo, Ind. -- A 21-year-old woman was found shot dead in a home about 9:30 p.m. yesterday.

Cleveland, Ohio -- A 16-year-old girl was fatally shot multiple times in the back yard of her home about 12:10 a.m. today. The girl’s father found her after he went to her bedroom to check on her after hearing gunshots outside the house. A 16-year-old boy who knew the girl was arrested in connection with the shooting.

Avondale, Ariz. -- Police found a man shot to death in a home around 9 p.m. yesterday. Police are searching for the suspect.

Bend, Or. -- A 47-year-old man was accidentally shot in the stomach by his 48-year-old wife when a .22-caliber handgun fell out of her pocket and fired when it hit the floor while they were in a fast-food restaurant yesterday along with about 15 other patrons. The victim was listed in serious condition.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- A man and woman were shot on a street by a gunman about 11:30 p.m. yesterday. The man was hit multiple times and his condition was reported as life-threatening. The woman was shot in the foot; her condition was not reported.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 29-year-old man was shot in the lower abdomen at a bar about 2 a.m. today. He was in critical condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- Four men -- an 18-year-old, a 41-year-old, and two 28-year-olds -- were wounded by gunfire about 3:15 p.m. yesterday while standing in the doorway of a corner grocery store near a bus stop when two vehicles pulled up and shots were fired from both of them. The 18-year-old's condition was listed as stabilized, the others are in good condition.

Horn Lake, Tenn. -- Two male teenagers, ages 15 and 18, were shot and wounded by a 20-year-old male about 6 p.m. yesterday. Two groups of teens and young adults began exchanging words when the suspect, who was with one of the groups, pulled out a gun and began shooting. Both victims were reported to have non-critical wounds.

Nampa, Idaho -- A 43-year-old man saw a male stranger in his friend's backyard and went outside to confront him. A struggle ensued and the man was stabbed and then shot in the leg with his own gun before the attacker ran away. It was not clear who fired the gun during the struggle.

New Orleans, La. -- Two men were each shot several times on a street about 7 p.m. yesterday. The wounds did not appear life-threatening.

Detroit, Mich. -- A 72-year-old woman was shot during a home invasion about 5 a.m. today. A 23-year-old man was found nearby and arrested. The victim was listed in temporary serious condition.

Deltona, Fla. -- Two students, ages 16 and 17, were arrested yesterday at their high school after officials found a handgun in the 16-year-old's backpack. The gun belonged to the 17-year-old who said it was for protection from neighbors who had threatened him.

Newton, N.J. -- A man was shot in the shoulder inside his home about 2:20 a.m. today.

Today’s sources: Chicago Tribune, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Detroit Free Press, Florida Times-Union, KNXV-TV Phoenix, Kokomo Tribune, Memphis Commercial Appeal, nj.com, The Oregonian, Orlando Sentinel, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Times- Picayune, WISH-TV Indianapolis.

Addendum for February 8, 2013

If you want to reduce this daily slaughter, please call, write, email, or FAX your representatives in Washington, D.C. and tell them to support common sense gun controls.

You can get contact information here:

www.contactingthecongress.org

February 7, 2013 edition

Forest Meadows, Calif. -- A 54-year-old man shot and killed his 17-year-old son and 14-year-old daughter with a Glock 9mm handgun before turning the weapon on himself late last week.

Plymouth, Wis. -- A 59-year-old woman found dead in a barn about 8:30 a.m. yesterday was apparently shot by a male neighbor who later shot and wounded himself. He was listed in critical condition.

Los Angeles, Calif. -- A former Los Angeles police officer wanted for the murder of a man and woman last Sunday has allegedly shot and killed a Riverside, Calif. police officer and wounded police officers from Riverside and Los Angeles. A manhunt is underway.

O’Fallon, Mo. -- A 55-year-old woman was found dead at a home about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday. She had been shot multiple times in the head. Police are looking for her 63-year-old ex-boyfriend.

Jacksonville, Fla. -- A 46-year-old man was fatally shot while driving on a city street in what might have been a case of road rage. He was found in the driver’s seat of a crashed pickup about 7:50 p.m. Police are looking for a vehicle seen following the man.

Sandpoint, Idaho -- A confrontation of some sort about 6 p.m. Wednesday has left a 36-year-old man fatally shot and a 35-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his arm. No word on the condition of the wounded man.

Granite Falls, N.C. -- A shooting about 6:30 p.m. today has left one person dead. Police are questioning a person of interest.

Houston, Tex. -- A man found shot and lying on the ground outside an apartment complex about midnight last night later died at a hospital. He had been shot several times.

Cleveland, Oh. -- A 22-year-old man was shot and killed about 8:40 p.m. yesterday. He had been shot several times

Philadelphia, Penn. -- A 23-year-old man is dead after he was shot at least once in the chest in a second-floor apartment Wednesday night.

Washington, D.C. -- A security guard was shot when a 28-year-old man armed with a 9 mm handgun entered the headquarters of a lobbying group and began verbally expressing opposition to the organization’s policies. The guard and others nearby managed to subdue the intruder until police arrived. He was listed in stable condition.

Plainfield, Ind. -- A man was shot at an apartment complex Wednesday night. Police later pulled over a car matching the description of a vehicle spotted leaving the scene. No word on the victim’s condition.

New Orleans, La. -- A man was shot multiple times around 11 a.m. yesterday.
No report on the man's condition.

Buena Vista Township, Mich. -- A 5-year-old boy and his 46-year-old grandfather were shot during a robbery about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. A man approached the grandfather and his wife in the driveway of a home and demanded money before opening fire, striking the grandfather. One of the bullets went through a wall of the house and struck the boy in the leg. The boy was hospitalized. The grandfather was treated at a hospital and released.

Camarillo, Calif. -- A 22-year-old male was injured by gunfire. He was treated and released from a local hospital.

Little Rock, Ark. -- One person was reported shot at an apartment complex today. Police are searching for a suspect. No other details are available.

Miami, Fla. -- A robber yanked a gold chain off the neck of an 82-year-old man sitting in his front yard yesterday morning before shooting him in the leg and fleeing. No word on the victim’s condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 23-year-old man was shot in the back of his thigh about 6:55 p.m. yesterday. He had exchanged words with three others when one of the three opened fire with a handgun. The victim was in stable condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 22-year-old man was shot in the arm about 1:30 p.m. yesterday. No word on his condition.

Orlando, Fla. -- Two people were shot and wounded after someone opened fire and sprayed their vehicle as they drove away from a nightclub about 4:50 a.m. this morning. The injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Tempe, Ariz. -- Five schools were put on lockdown while police searched for a suspect who fired shots at a car on the freeway in an apparent road-rage incident about 1:20 p.m. today. Police have one person in custody and are looking for another.

Charlotte, N.C. -- A 15-year-old high school student was arrested for bringing a loaded handgun to school in his backpack.

Today’s sources: Chicago Tribune, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Detroit Free Press, Florida Times-Union, Houston Chronicle, KABC - TV Los Angeles, KNXV-TV Phoenix, Orlando Sentinel, Philadelphia Inquirer, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Times- Picayune, Washington Post, WISH-TV Indianapolis, WSVN-TV Miami

Addendum for February 7, 2013

If you want to reduce this daily slaughter, please call, write, email, or FAX your representatives in Washington, D.C. and tell them to support common sense gun controls.

You can get contact information here:

www.contactingthecongress.org

February 6, 2013 edition

Denver, Colo. -- Police called to a home about 6:55 a.m. this morning discovered a 23-year-old mother had shot her three children, killing two of them - a boy just under 2-years old and a 6-year-old girl -- before fatally shooting herself. A 3-year-old girl was in critical condition.

Detroit, Mich. -- A 64-year-old man was shot dead and a 58-year-old man wounded about 10 p.m. last night when someone pulled out a gun and fired shots. The suspect fled. The wounded victim was in stable condition.

Sonoma County, Calif. -- A man found his brother and two other men shot to death at a cabin at about 3:15 p.m. yesterday.

Akron, Ohio -- A 27-year-old man was shot and killed and his 21-year-old brother was wounded during a shooting inside their home shortly after noon yesterday. The wounded man was listed in serious condition.

Philadelphia, Penn. -- The owner of a deli, a 55-year-old man, shot and killed a 19-year-old attempting to rob the store about 6 p.m. yesterday. The teenager went to the cash register with a 9 mm handgun and fired two shots at the owner’s wife. At that point, the owner came out from the back of the store with a 9 mm handgun and shot the assailant in the chest.

Albuquerque, N.M. -- A man appearing to be in his late 30s walked into a cell phone store and told employees he had been shot. He is expected to survive.

Las Vegas, Nev. -- Two people were shot and critically wounded at a movie theater lobby shortly after midnight today. Police say a fight that began in a foyer escalated into a shooting.

Stanwood, Wash. -- An 87-year-old male resident of an assisted-living facility fired two shots at a 57-year-old male supervisor about 3 p.m. Monday at the facility. One of the shots struck the supervisor in the stomach. The resident said he had been bullied by the victim. The supervisor was released from the hospital yesterday.

Chicago, Ill. -- A 27-year-old man was shot in the arm and back as he sat in his car about 11:30 p.m. yesterday. He said a car pulled up and someone got out and opened fire. The victim is in stable condition.

Chicago, Ill. -- A man in his 30s showed up at a hospital with a bullet wound in the stomach. He was on a street about 5:30 p.m. yesterday when he heard shots and felt pain. No report on his condition.

San Antonio, Tex. -- A deputy was shot twice by a 38-year-old man as the officer and four other deputies tried to serve the man with felony warrants at a house about 6 p.m. Tuesday. The deputy was reported alert as he was taken to a hospital.

Clarkston, Ga. -- A 19-year-old male clerk at a video store was shot and wounded during a robbery attempt Tuesday night. The bullet struck him in the arm and traveled to his abdomen. He was in critical condition.

Gresham, Or. -- A 30-year-old walking in a park was shot in his upper chest during a robbery attempt about 10 p.m. yesterday.

St. Petersburg, Fla. -- A deputy U.S. marshal at a county sheriff's shooting range was injured this morning when a weapon pointed his way was accidentally fired. He was treated at a local hospital for injuries described as minimal.

Woodbury, N.J. -- A detective was wounded when his service weapon accidentally went off in the parking lot of the county superior court building about 1:30 p.m. yesterday. The detective was hospitalize with injuries considered non life-threatening.

Hatfield Township, Penn. -- An Upper Gwynedd Township police sergeant who was training at a firing range accidentally shot himself in the foot while withdrawing his service weapon from its holster about 10:45 a.m. yesterday. No word on his condition.

Newington, Conn. -- A mother was arrested after she allegedly pulled out a .380 semiautomatic handgun and threatened another mother at a children's restaurant. The incident began when the two exchanged words after the woman’s 5-year-old son pushed the other woman’s 2-year-old daughter off a ride. No one was hurt.

Orlando, Fla. -- An 18-year-old man shot at a group of teenagers because they were talking to his ex-girlfriend. Police said he fired about four rounds after threatening the teens about 5 p.m. yesterday near an apartment complex. The man was arrested. No one was injured.

Today’s sources: Akron Beacon Journal, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Chicago Tribune, Denver Post, Detroit News, Houston Chronicle, KUSA-TV Denver, Las Vegas Sun, Oakland Tribune, The Oregonian, Orlando Sentinel, Philadelphia Inquirer, Seattle Times, Tampa Bay Times

Addendum for February 6, 2013

If you want to reduce this daily slaughter, please call, write, email, or FAX your representatives in Washington, D.C. and tell them to support common sense gun controls.

You can get contact information here:

www.contactingthecongress.org

February 5, 2013 edition

Ovid Township, Mich. -- A 14-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his 13-year-old sister as he handled a loaded shotgun Saturday afternoon.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- An 18-year-old man was charged yesterday with accidentally shooting a friend to death in the head while playing with a handgun on January 29.

Indianapolis, Ind. -- A 25-year-old woman about five-weeks pregnant has died after being shot while in a home over the weekend. Police have no suspects.

Irving, Tex. -- A 44-year-old man brought his 5-year-old daughter to a neighbor before returning home and shooting and killing the child’s 27-year-old mother and then turning the gun on himself about 1 p.m. Sunday. Police believe the couple had marital problems. The child was taken into the custody of Child Protective Services.

Harlingen, Tex. -- On Sunday, an 87-year-old man shot his wife on the street in front of their home and then opened fire on police who returned fire and killed him. The woman was in critical condition.

Milwaukee, Wis. -- A 35-year-old man was shot and killed by a 32-year-old woman after they quarreled at a home about 7:30 a.m. yesterday. The woman has been arrested.

Brooklyn, N.Y. -- Around 9:50 a.m. today, a 70-year-old man shot his 53-year-old sister is the chest, killing her, and wounded the woman’s 37-year-old daughter.

New Orleans, La. -- A man appearing to be in his late 20s or early 30s was found fatally shot in an abandoned lot around 3 p.m. yesterday. He had been shot several times.

St. Louis, Mo. -- A 27-year-old man was found dead in an alley from a gunshot wound in the head about 10 a.m. yesterday.

Bellefontaine Neighbors, Mo. -- A 17-year-old boy walking with a friend was shot and killed on a street about 4:30 p.m. yesterday. A car with three men inside pulled up and one of them got out and fired several times.

Memphis, Tenn. -- Two men, both 22, were shot and killed, and two men, ages 21 and 24 were wounded around 1 a.m. Sunday. The 24-year-old and another man, 22, have been arrested. The incident apparently started after an argument between two of the men.

Las Vegas, Nev. -- After calling police to say his house was being burglarized, a 72-year-old man grabbed a handgun and fired as three intruders tried to enter his bedroom, killing one of them. The other two suspects fled; one was caught a short while later by police.

Atlanta, Ga. -- A 17-year-old boy died after he was found lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head about 3:30 p.m. yesterday.

Versailles, Mo. -- Police responding to a 911 call about 11 a.m. yesterday found a 53-year-old woman and a 66-year-old man shot and stabbed to death. A short time later police arrested two men and a woman who were spotted leaving the scene.

Temple Hills, Md. -- A man was found shot to death in a park about 7:25 a.m. yesterday. He had several gunshot wounds.

Ridgeland, S.C. -- The body of 64-year-old man with a single gunshot wound was found in a home by a relative last weekend. Police have not identified a suspect.

Philadelphia, Penn. -- A man was found on a street fatally shot from multiple wounds about 3:25 a.m. today.

Berkley, Calif. -- A 34-year-old man was fatally shot on a street around 11 a.m. this morning. Witnesses saw as many as four people running from the scene after the shooting.

Camden, N;J. -- A 41-year-old man was shot multiple times and killed in front of a home about 7:45 p.m. yesterday.

Auburn, Ala. -- A 27-year-old male was shot and wounded outside a motel room about 7 p.m. Sunday. He was listed in critical condition. Police are looking for a 21-year-old woman who fled the scene.

New Orleans, La. -- A man appearing to be in his late 20s to early 30s was found shot multiple times about 12:15 p.m. yesterday. No word on his condition.

Houston, Tex. --A 39-year-old man trying to break into a house was shot twice and wounded by the homeowner about 9:40 p.m. yesterday. The intruder was arrested. He was expected to survive.

Oklahoma City, Okla. -- A man was shot this morning. No other details available.

Oklahoma County, Okla. -- A deputy was shot in the leg when a gun accidentally discharged while training at sheriff office's gun range on Monday. The injury was not life-threatening.

Little Rock, Ark. -- Two men, ages 25 and 42, were shot in front of a home about 10:30 p.m. yesterday. Their injuries were considered non life-threatening. Witnesses said the victims were arguing and fighting with two men in front of the house before shots were fired. One of the bullets went through a window in a nearby home.

Seattle, Wash. -- A 38-year-old man was shot multiple times in front of his home about 5:40 p.m. yesterday. He is in critical condition. A male suspect fled on foot after the shooting.

Chicago, Ill. -- A man about 20 years old showed up at a hospital with a bullet wound to the knee. He said a gunman approached and opened fire as he was getting into his vehicle about 5 a.m. today. The victim was in good condition.

Memphis, Tenn. -- A 26-year-old man shot another man once in the stomach on Saturday. The incident was apparently related to a 2-year-old feud between the two men. The victim is in critical condition.

Charlotte, N.C. -- Police are looking for someone who fired shots about 3 a.m. Sunday into a home where four children lived, all of them between 9-year-old and 14-years old. Three bullets hit downstairs; four bullets hit upstairs, where the bedrooms are located. No one was hit.

Orlando, Fla. -- A 14-year-old eighth-grade student was found carrying a loaded handgun in his waistband yesterday at his middle school. The student was arrested. Police believe he had no intention to use the gun.

Today’s sources: Arkansasmatters.com, Associated Press, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Chicago Tribune, Dallas Morning News, Detroit Free Press, Houston Chronicle, KCTV-TV Kansas City, Memphis Commercial Appeal, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, New York Post, The Oklahoman, Oakland Tribune, Orlando Sentinel, Philadelphia Inquirer, Seattle Times, South Jersey Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Times- Picayune, Washington Post, WCNC-TV Charlotte, WSFA -- Montgomery, WFAA-TV Dallas, WISH-TV Indianapolis

Addendum for February 5, 2013

If you want to reduce this daily slaughter, please call, or write, or email, or FAX your representatives in Washington, D.C. and tell them to support common sense gun controls.

You can get contact information here:

www.contactingthecongress.org

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Originally posted to Tom Begnal on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 03:42 PM PST.

Also republished by Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA) and Shut Down the NRA.

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