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Gun Policy News, 22 May 1998

États-Unis

22 May 1998

Associated Press

HENDERSONVILLE, North Carolina — A 5-year-old boy was accidentally shot to death by his twin brother with a pistol found while riding in their father's car, police said. Patrick Watkins died at a hospital after being shot in the head Thursday. The boys, their father, Billy Watkins, and his girlfriend were driving in Hendersonville when the shot was fired. The pistol was discovered under a car seat, Police Chief Donnie Parks said. "Evidently the father had placed... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

22 May 1998

Reuters

WASHINGTON — Three shootings involving teen-agers on Thursday — in Oregon, Washington and Texas — have riveted U.S. attention on the contentious issue of handgun control. Statistics show a disproportionate number of gun-related deaths in the United States compared to other countries, and increasingly kids are toting guns and rifles in schools. A U.S. Department of Education study released earlier this month showed that more than 6,000 children were expelled from... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

22 May 1998

Reuters

WASHINGTON — A new rash of shootings involving teenagers in Oregon, Washington and Texas put gun control back in the U.S. spotlight on Friday, and showed just how vulnerable Americans are to gun violence. Statistics show a disproportionate number of gun-related deaths in the United States compared to most other countries, and increasingly, kids are toting firearms to schools. The worst of Thursday's gun rampages — the shooting up of a school cafeteria in... (GunPolicy.org)

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