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Gun Policy News, 18 January 2010

United Kingdom

18 January 2010

Leicester Mercury (UK)

The death of a man at a gun club in Harborough Road, Kibworth Beauchamp, is not being treated as suspicious. Police were called to Kibworth Gun Club, on the A6 at Kibworth Beauchamp, at 2.15pm on Friday following reports that a man had been shot. Officers said the man's body was found near the club buildings, close to a range. Paramedics were called and pronounced the man dead at the scene. The victim, a man in his 50s, has not been named by police. Officers... (

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United States

18 January 2010

Associated Press

BELLVILLE, Texas - Authorities working to determine what spurred a flurry of gunshots that left five people dead in southeast Texas are questioning a 20-year-old relative who lived with the victims in the isolated house surrounded by pasture land. Police said Monday the victims of the weekend bloodshed all lived in the single-story brick home in Bellville, a town of about 4,000 people located 55 miles northwest of Houston. They included a retiree and his wife, a... (

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United States

18 January 2010

Sun (UK)

Morgana, six, the youngest of the eight children, is as comfortable with a lethal .22 calibre rifle as she is with a Barbie doll. Her sister Raven, nine, has her own .22 as well, bought for her when she was seven. It is in baby pink. She explains proudly: "My dad says I'm becoming quite a good shot." Dad is Lee Miracle, of Sterling Heights, Michigan. After the events of 9/11 Lee, his wife Katerina, 43, and their children aged from six to 17 are preparing for attacks... (

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