Gun Crime Archive

Int’l – Gun Crime – American Guns Drive the Migrant Crisis That Trump Wants to Fix With a Wall

THE TRACE.COM May 25, 2017 – When José Luis Hernández was a boy, his hometown of San Pedro Sula, Honduras, had its share of gangs, neighborhood toughs who used knives to claim turf and settle scores. As he came of age, a new generation of criminals took over. These crews worked with international organized crime rings, and they carried guns. “I started seeing guys around town that weren’t just local…

Jeff Sessions Says Renewing the War on Drugs Will Also Reduce Violent Crime. Experts Aren’t So Sure.

THE TRACE.COM May 24, 2017 – For Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the only way to assure a safer America and reverse rising violent crime rates is to lock up as many drug offenders as possible. Earlier this month, he directed federal prosecutors to charge suspects with the most serious offense that can be proved, a return to mandatory minimum sentencing — a key policy of the war on drugs. “We know that drugs…

Ohio nursing home killings highlight failure of gun control laws/justice system and impotence of protection orders

BUCKEYE FIREARMS ASSOCIATION.ORG May 23, 2017 – On Friday, May 12, a deranged man entered a nursing home in Kirkersville, Ohio and murdered two female employees. Reports say he then took hostages, ambushed and murdered the village’s police chief as he exited his car, and proceeded to commit suicide. It has now been revealed that the murderer, Thomas Hartless, came to the nursing home with intent to kill his girlfriend, registered nurse Marlina…

MN – Gun Crime – Routine arrest leads Minneapolis cops to arsenal of guns (VIDEO)

FOX NEWS May 17, 2017 – Fox News contributor Pete Hegseth on what we’re missing.

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Int’l – Gun Crime – The wake-up call: The gun-running syndicate that shocked Australian law enforcement

ABC.NET.AU May 15, 2017 – The operation only came to light after a reckless gunshot by a low-level criminal on the streets of Sydney, that put investigators on a trail that led to gun dealers in Germany, Switzerland, and the United States. In the early hours of morning, in the Sydney suburb of Wiley Park, a couple are loudly arguing in their car. When a nearby resident tells them…

WI – Gun Crime – Joseph Jakubowski on stolen guns: ‘I buried them’ (VIDEO)

WTMJ-TV.COM May 15, 2017 – In an exclusive interview from jail, Joseph Jakubowski answers the question law enforcement still don’t know: Where are the remaining guns? Jakubowski sits in jail charged with several counts related to a break-in and theft at a Janesville Gun Shop. He’s accused of leaving that store with 18 guns and two silencers. He was found with just 5 weapons. That leaves 13 still missing. “I buried…

CA – Gun Crime – DOJ Charges California Felon With Dealing Heroin, Illegally Building and Selling Machine Guns

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON May 14, 2017 – The Department of Justice charged a California man on Thursday with dealing heroin, illegally manufacturing machine guns, and illegally selling those same guns. “Illegally manufacturing and brokering the sale of guns and drugs on the streets of San Diego poses a tremendous danger to our community,” acting U.S. attorney Alana W. Robinson said in a statement. “Prosecuting firearms offenses is a top…

MD – Gun Crime – ‘Guns for bail’ the latest idea to tackle illegal guns in Baltimore (VIDEO)

FOX BALTIMORE.COM May 9, 2017 –  A Baltimore startup wants the city to pilot a new approach to bail, replacing cash with guns. “Something needs to be done. We had over 300 murders last year. The way it’s looking this year, will top what we did last year and it may be the highest murder rate on record in Baltimore,” Trevor Brooks of “GunBail” said. “It doesn’t really matter…

IL – Gun Crime – THE WATCHDOGS: Gun-shop burglaries helping fuel Chicago violence

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES May 5, 2017 – To ring in the new year, Kevin Winford and Denis Joiner fired their stolen guns into the air. It was their bad luck that Chicago cops patrolling the South Side caught them in the act. Their foolish celebration on Jan. 1, 2012, allowed investigators to tie their two guns to a burglary spree in which more than 450 guns had been taken from six stores in Illinois…

CA – Gun Crime – Gun Control Fail: Number of San Francisco Shooting Victims Hits Six-Year High

BREITBART.COM May 3, 2017 – San Francisco has gun storage laws, a hollow point ammunition ban, a “high capacity” magazine ban, and a surge in shooting victims that has now hit a six-year high. On November 21, 2013, ABC News 7 quoted San Francisco Veterans Police Officers Association’s Larry Barsetti saying, “All you’re doing is impacting honest law-abiding citizens of San Francisco; the bad guys aren’t going to obey this law;…

TX – Knife Crime – ‘Cocks Not Glocks’ founder responds to UT-Austin stabbings: ‘Safety isn’t always about guns’ (VIDEO)

MY SAN ANTONIO.COM May 2, 2017 – Following the stabbing attack on the University of Texas at Austin campus Monday that left one dead and three injured, rumors swirled online that a student with a concealed firearm intervened to help apprehend the suspect. Though officials said they could not confirm the reports, the issue drew the attention of Jessica Jin, the woman behind “Cocks Not Glocks,” the group that…

Nat’l – Gun Crime – Study: Two Percent of U.S. Counties Have Fifty-One Percent U.S. Murders

BREITBART.COM May 2, 2017 –  Crime Prevention Research Center study looking at county-by-county data for 2014 shows that two percent of counties in the U.S. account for 51% of U.S. murders. The study shows that “54% of counties (with 11% of the population) have no murders” while “69% of counties have no more than one murder.” Taken together these counties, which represent about 31% of the U.S. population, “account for…

TX – Knife Crime – Knife-wielding student slashes 4 at University of Texas, kills 1

USA TODAY May 1, 2017 –  A student with a hunting knife slashed one person to death and injured three others Monday at the University of Texas, causing a brief stir of terror on campus before the man was tackled by police. The suspect was identified by police as Kendrex J. White, 21. A motive for the attack is unknown. Student Rachel Prichett said she was standing in line…

IL – Gun Crime – Barely A Trace (AUDIO)

 

WBEZ.ORG (NPR)  May 1, 2017 – Chicago police investigators make thousands of requests each year to workers at a nondescript brick building in Martinsburg, West Virginia — the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ gun tracing center. As part of WBEZ’s look at Chicago’s gun violence, reporter Natalie Moore went to the ATF’s National Gun Tracing Center to see the process firsthand. She also asked Chicago’s top cop…

IL – Gun Crime – ‘There’s a story behind why we shoot’ (AUDIO)

WBEZ.ORG (NPR) May 1, 2017 – Alex and Jaime didn’t graduate high school. They never went to prom or took the ACTs. Instead, they joined gangs — and soon they were firing guns. Stopping teenagers like Alex and Jaime from picking up a gun has become a focal point of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to curb gun violence. Last September, he vowed to spend $36 million on mentoring initiatives to…

DE – LE/Gun Crime – Delaware standoff over: Trooper’s killer shot dead after barricading himself in home (VIDEO)

FOX NEWS April 27, 2017 – The man who shot and killed a Delaware trooper was killed Thursday morning in a gunbattle with law enforcement after a standoff at his home that stretched on for more than 12 hours, state police confirmed. After police closed in on Burgon Sealy, Jr.’s house in Middletown with an armored bulldozer, the 26-year-old burst out of the home around 9:17 a.m. and started…

NAT’L – Gun Crime – It’s not gun control that’s needed, but gang control. Take out our black and Hispanic gang neighborhoods, and there’s no “gun problem” at all.

CHRISTOPHER FOUNTAIN.COM April 27, 2017 – I’m fully aware that in today’s world it’s racist and insensitive to mention this, but it turns out, rich Hollywood film stars and Siliicon Valley  workers aren’t shooting each other, nor are South Dakota farmers or Greenwich Whole Foods shoppers.  When you look at individual counties with a high number of murders, you find large areas with few murders. Take Los Angeles County, with…

GA – Gun Crime – Sessions’ Enforcement Of Gun Laws Will Save Lives In Inner Cities

AMERICA’S 1st FREEDOM.ORG April 27, 2017 – “Eleven-year-old Chicago shooting victim dies, toddler gunned down hours later.” That Feb. 14, 2017, headline on NBCNews.com in Chicago tells the story of two tragic deaths that should not have happened but for the intentional and aggressive malfeasance of the gun-ban political class who refuse to recognize the existence of harsh federal penalties for criminal use of firearms. With former U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions…

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