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La. gunman had no red flags at time of gun sale

A federal background check came back clean, the pawn shop that sold him gun said - Full Story

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Rapid Response: 3 key takeaways from the Lafayette theater shooting Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Rapid Response: 3 key takeaways from the Lafayette theater shooting

Whether or not Houser was conducting a classic copycat crime may never be known, but similarities in the two incidents cannot be understated - Full Story

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La. theater gunman's mental problems didn't stop gun buy

La. theater gunman's mental problems didn't stop gun buy

Court records suggest gunman should have been reported to the databases that keep mentally ill people from buying guns - Full Story

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Gunman in La. theater shooting had history of seeking vengeance

Gunman in La. theater shooting had history of seeking vengeance

John Russell Houser left behind a paper trail documenting a long history of seeking vengeance - Full Story

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Police: La. theater gunman killed with legally bought handgun

Police: La. theater gunman killed with legally bought handgun

Suspect bought the weapon legally at a pawnshop and had visited the theater more than once - Full Story

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Cop cleared in shooting of gunman in downtown Austin rampage

Grand jury declined to indict police sergeant who shot and killed a gunman who opened fire on government buildings - Full Story

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Video: Del. police escort 3 Tenn. shooting victims

State police escorted 3 slain in Tenn. shooting to final resting place - Full Story

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Police: La. theater gunman was 'drifter' who planned to escape

Police: La. theater gunman was 'drifter' who planned to escape

Gunman had been arrested and ticketed for several minor offenses in the past, ranging from arson to selling alcohol - Full Story

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Police: 3 dead in La. theater shooting, including gunman

Police: 3 dead in La. theater shooting, including gunman

The gunman, a 58-year-old "lone white male," fired his weapon "numerous times" before shooting himself - Full Story

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Scene emerges from Tenn. shooting

Officials releaseddetails of Chattanooga shooting, describing a chaotic scene of mostly unarmed Marines - Full Story



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