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Gun Policy News, 31 August 2009


31 August 2009

Agence France Presse

A man who reported a disturbance at a Georgia trailer park where eight people were found killed and two critically injured has been arrested on drug possession and evidence-tampering charges, police said. Glynn County Police Chief Matt Doering identified the eighth victim as 19-year-old Michael Toler. He was one of two people critically injured in the attacks in Brunswick along the Georgia coast. A ninth is hospitalised. Authorities have remained vague on exactly... (

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31 August 2009

KOAT-TV News (New Mexico)

BELEN, New Mexico — Belen police have charged a 10 year-old-boy with first degree murder in the shooting death of his father. Police said officers responded to a Valencia County home after getting a call around 7 p.m. Thursday from 10-year-old Benjamin Hilburn. When police arrived, they found 42-year-old Bryon Hilburn shot once in the head. Police believe Benjamin used his own rifle to fatally shoot his father. The boy reportedly told police he felt his father was... (

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31 August 2009

Geneva Lunch (Switzerland)

GENEVA — Swiss guards will carry unloaded firearms starting 1 September thanks to a new measure covering Swiss army soldiers on guard duty. This does not mean the soldiers will carry arms without bullets: the new ruling allows the magazine to be fully loaded but it may not be put in action mode. The commanding officer may, given the circumstances, order exceptions to this rule. The measure was approved in October last year after several incidents where guns were... (

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31 August 2009

Département fédéral de la défense, de la protection de la population et des sports, Media release

[Translated summary: To avoid unintentional shootings, Swiss army soldiers on guard duty will carry unloaded firearms.] Dès le 1er septembre 2009, le service de garde s'effectuera en cas normal et sur base réglementaire avec une arme non chargée au sein de l'Armée suisse. Le service de garde avec une arme chargée constituera une exception. L'armée applique ainsi définitivement les compléments au service de garde décidés au mois d'octobre 2008. Les directives... (

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Nouvelle Zélande

31 August 2009

New Zealand Herald / NZPA

The family of the man accused of the fatal shooting in northern Hawkes Bay has apologised for what happened. Wilson Neil Apatu appeared in court today charged with the murder of Layden Rameka and the attempted murder of eight-year-old son Zepplen-Solly, in the shooting near Tutira yesterday afternoon. The 39-year-old is also charged with aggravated robbery. Apatu entered no plea to the charges and will reappear in court in three weeks. After the court appearance, an... (

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