Shop that Sold Gun in Oxford School Shooting Named in Suit

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — The parents of a teenager wounded during a mass shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan are suing the shop that sold the handgun used to kill four students and injure six other people. The complaint filed Tuesday in federal court in Detroit on behalf of Matthew and Mary Mueller … Read more

UFC Star Charged in Shooting Sues California Day Care Owners over Alleged Molesting

Cain Velasquez, the former UFC heavyweight champion accused of trying to kill the man he claims molested his 4-year-old son, is suing the man and his family who own a day care where the alleged molestation occurred. Velasquez was arrested in San Jose, California, last February after he shot at a pickup truck carrying the … Read more

Gunmakers Face New Legal Threat From Families of Mass Shooting Victims

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! Families of children and teachers killed in last month’s Texas school massacre face a formidable legal battle if they decide to sue the gun maker whose AR-15 semiautomatic rifle was used in the attack. That doesn’t mean they can’t win. Their main challenge would be overcoming … Read more

Mass shooting insurance rates jump as incidents rise

(Reuters) — The cost of buying insurance protection against mass shootings has spiked more than 10% in the United States this year following a string of deadly events, insurers said. The country has witnessed 293 mass shootings so far this year, according to a report by the Gun Violence Archive, which defines them as any event involving the shooting … Read more

Iowa City Settles Fatal Police Shooting Suit for $5M

Burlington, Iowa, has agreed to pay $5 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the mother of a man who was shot to death by police nearly five years ago, the two sides said. The settlement comes nearly five years after Officer Chris Chiprez shot and killed 27-year-old Marquis Jones. Police stopped Jones … Read more

Lawsuit Filed Over Fatal Shooting of Arkansas Teen

The family of an unarmed Arkansas teenager fatally shot by a sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against the deputy and a county sheriff over the teen’s death. The family of Hunter Brittain filed the lawsuit against Michael Davis, a former sergeant with the Lonoke County sheriff’s office, and Lonoke … Read more

Norway court names suspect in Oslo gay bar shooting ahead of Pride gathering By Reuters

© Reuters. People bring flowers and rainbow flags to pay tribute to the victims as they take part in a spontaneous Pride parade, following a shooting at the London Pub, a popular gay bar and nightclub, after the official event was cancelled, in Oslo, Norway, June 25 By Gwladys Fouche OSLO (Reuters) – A Norwegian … Read more

Two dead, 14 wounded in Norway nightclub shooting, police say By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. Security forces stand at the site where several people were injured during a shooting outside the London pub in central Oslo, Norway June 25, 2022. Javad Parsa/NTB/via REUTERS 2/2 By Terje Solsvik OSLO (Reuters) -Two people were killed and 14 wounded on Saturday in a shooting at a nightclub and in nearby … Read more

Uvalde, Texas Shooting Records Could be Blocked by Legal Loophole

As public pressure mounts for more information on the deadly Uvalde school shooting, some are concerned that Texas officials will use a legal loophole to block records from being released _ even to the victims’ families _ once the case is closed. Since the May 24 shooting at a Texas elementary school that left 19 … Read more