An expert on gun violence prevention from UC Davis says that more background checks and denying firearms to people charged with criminal activity can help lower incidence of mass shootings.
The man suspected of killing three women and wounding four others in a shooting rampage at a Milwaukee-area spa where his estranged wife worked had recently posted pleas for help “to get out of Wisconsin” on his Facebook page.
On Wednesday night, Dalbir Singh was closing his store when three masked people approached and opened gunfire. He was shot in the head and died instantly. This crime fits the profile of thousands of failed attempted robberies in the U.S., except that Dalbir Singh is a turbaned Sikh man in Oak Creek, Wis.
Four years ago I surprisingly shot both VP candidate announcements. The first one in Springfield, Illinois was so hot my friend and fellow photographer Kamil fell was struck with heat exhaustionÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â¦ a far warmer day then when ObamaÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s announced he was running for the office 18 months earlier. That day was in the so cold, I got frost bite in my finger tips.
Women at the Sikh Temple in Wisconsin were busily preparing lunch in the community kitchen on Sunday when two children burst in and screamed frantically they had seen a man with a gun outside.