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Gun Policy News, 27 October 1998

États-Unis

27 October 1998

Cleveland Plain Dealer (Ohio)

The man's connection to the murder may have been remote, but Patricia McLaughlin, mother of slain Cleveland vice Detective Robert Clark, wanted to see him anyway. Five years ago, Navarro R. Evans misled a gun dealer about his criminal history so he could buy a 9mm pistol, according to federal prosecutors. Evans claims he got rid of the gun about a year after that. But on July 1, that gun — a Hi-Point Beemiller Model C — was in the hands of Correy Major, who shot... (GunPolicy.org)

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Canada

27 October 1998

Reuters

OTTAWA — Canadians, legendary for their politeness, are also now murdering each other at a much lower rate, according to statistics released on Tuesday. The murder rate dropped nine percent in 1997 to its lowest level in more than a quarter of a century — one-third that of the United States but still higher than that of most European countries, Statistics Canada said on Tuesday. The federal agency said there were 581 homicides in Canada last year, 54 fewer than in... (GunPolicy.org)

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