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Gun Policy News, 20 June 2010

United States

20 June 2010

New York Daily News, Opinion

Every day, kids and criminals with illegal guns threaten our neighborhoods. Last October, 92-year-old Sadie Mitchell was killed when a stray bullet screamed through a first-floor window in her house and hit her in the back. An 18-year-old with a criminal record - who never should have had access to a gun - confessed to the shooting. A month later, 15-year-old Vada Vasquez was shot in the head after she was caught in the crossfire in a gang-related shooting.... (

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United States

20 June 2010

Los Angeles Times

A 56-year-old man opened fire in a San Bernardino Del Taco restaurant Saturday afternoon, killing his stepdaughter's husband and one of their two young sons before fatally shooting himself in the head, police said. The man also critically wounded his stepdaughter and her 5-year-old son. The San Bernardino Police Department late Saturday identified the gunman as Jimmy Schlager. It has not released the identities of the victims. The incident began at 1:14 p.m. Saturday... (

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