Weapons used by Connecticut gunman Adam Lanza, who killed 20 children and six school workers Friday after killing his mother at their home. Lanza committed suicide in Sandy Hook Elementary School.
For President Barack Obama, it was another sorrowful visit to another grieving community full of broken hearts from unimaginable violence.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says President Barack Obama’s first priority in his second term should be to lead the country on gun control.
The school shooting in Newtown, Conn., is expected to bring about a bill calling for a ban on assault weapons at the start of the new Congress.
The question surfaces each time a mass murder unfolds: Will this one change the political calculus in Washington against tougher gun control?
A female has been shot in the leg while walking to school in Southeast Washington. The shooting occurred around 8:50 a.m. in the 1400 block of Morris Rd. SE.
A 15-year-old student opened fire on the first day of classes Monday at a Baltimore County high school, getting off two shots and wounding a classmate before being rushed by teachers, authorities said.
“Our responsibility to protect our children begins with effective strategies, and is reinforced with joint training exercises with our public safety partners,” stated Chief Mark Magaw.