Mass Shootings

Connecticut Supreme Court Affirms Sandy Hook School Shooting Lawsuit Against Remington

In an important court ruling, the Connecticut Supreme Court has revived a wrongful death lawsuit against Remington Arms, manufacturer of the rifle used to commit the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Overturning the opinion of a lower court judge, the court has ruled that, despite far-reaching protections under federal law, Remington can be sued over [...]

By |2019-04-12T13:08:05-04:00April 12th, 2019|Mass Shootings|

Indiana School Shooter Took Guns From Home Cabinet, Authorities Say

On Thursday, December 13, 2018, a teenage boy showed up at a Richmond, Indiana middle school armed with two guns, his mind set on staging a school shooting. Thankfully, disaster was averted that day. Despite a vehicle stuffed full of explosives, the boy, Brandon Clegg, was stopped, thanks to the efforts of local police authorities, [...]

By |2019-01-07T13:32:48-04:00January 7th, 2019|Mass Shootings|

Washington Teen Pleads Guilty To Plotting Mass School Shooting

A Washington teen has pleaded guilty to charges of planning a mass school shooting. Joshua O'Connor pleaded guilty on Thursday, December 6, 2018 to charges of first-degree attempted murder, first-degree robbery and possession of an explosive device. He was turned by his own grandmother, after she found violent journal entries in which the teen explained [...]

By |2018-12-07T11:37:57-04:00December 7th, 2018|Mass Shootings|

Shooting At Thousand Oaks’ Borderline Bar & Grill Leaves At Least 12 Dead

A man armed with a semi-automatic handgun opened fire the night of Wednesday, November 8, 2018 at a country and western dance hall in Thousand Oaks, California, murdering 12 people, including a sheriff's deputy who responded to the scene of the shooting. Police entered the dance hall to find the gunman, 28-year-old Ian David Long, [...]

By |2018-11-08T11:40:54-04:00November 8th, 2018|Mass Shootings|

MGM Sues Las Vegas Shooting Victims, Says It Has “No Liability” For Attack

MGM Resorts has filed multiple lawsuits against victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting in hopes of avoiding liability for over 1,000 deaths and severe personal injuries, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. MGM Attempts To Avoid Shooting Liability With New Lawsuits More than 1,000 survivors of the mass shooting, joined by families who lost [...]

By |2018-11-02T10:30:30-04:00July 24th, 2018|Mass Shootings|

Texas Bar Sued For Serving Alcohol To Mass Shooter

A bar in Plano, Texas is being sued for its alleged role in a mass shooting that claimed the lives of 8 people on September 10, 2017. Plano Mass Shooting Lawsuit Filed By Victims' Families On that day, 32-year-old Spencer Hight walked into his estranged wife's home and opened fire with an AR-15 rifle. 7 [...]

By |2018-06-25T15:13:01-04:00July 10th, 2018|Mass Shootings|