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Gun Policy News, 1 January 2010

États-Unis

1 January 2010

Associated Press

FRANKLIN, Indiana - Indiana authorities say two cousins were playing with a gun at their grandmother's house when the 13-year-old boy accidentally shot the 14-year-old girl in the forehead. Franklin police Chief Stan Linn says the girl was critically hurt Thursday. She was conscious when she was taken to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. Police say the children found the grandmother's .38-caliber handgun while the girl's father was at a store. The house is about 20... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

1 January 2010

Contra Costa Times (California)

PITTSBURG, Pennsylvania — The fatal shooting of a convenience store employee by a co-worker on New Year's Eve was most likely an accident, police said Friday. Ehab Abdulwahab Ahmed, 25, was showing his 21-year-old co-worker a gun. As the co-worker handled the gun he pulled the trigger accidentally, Pittsburg police Lt. Brian Addington said, shooting Ahmed in the face. He died instantly. The shooting took place in a back room at the Golden Star Market, at 44 W. 10th... (GunPolicy.org)

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Finlande

1 January 2010

Associated Press

ESPOO,Finland - The gunman who killed five people during a shooting rampage in Finland apparently chose his victims, police said Friday. Chief investigator Esa Gronlund of the National Bureau of Investigation told reporters that a preliminary investigation has indicated that Ibrahim Shkupolli's method of shooting the five Finns, most of them at a shopping mall in the town of Espoo, suggest that he had planned Thursday's slayings, though the investigator declined to... (GunPolicy.org)

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Nations Unies,États-Unis,Yémen

1 January 2010

Inter Press Service News Agency

UNITED NATIONS - When Yemen refused to vote in support of a U.S.-sponsored Security Council resolution against Iraq during the 1990-1991 Gulf War, a visibly angry U.S. delegate turned to the Yemeni diplomat and said: "That will be the last time you will ever vote against a U.S. resolution." Washington's subsequent retaliation, in the aftermath of that negative vote, was predictable. The United States not only downgraded its relationship with Yemen but also cut off all... (GunPolicy.org)

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Finlande

1 January 2010

Agence France Presse

Finland is in mourning after a jealous ex-lover shot dead his former girlfriend and four of her work colleagues in the latest armed rampage which has reignited debate on the country's gun controls. Ibrahim Shkupolli ended his killing spree on Thursday by turning his weapon on himself, bringing the overall toll from the tragedy in the normally sleepy Helsinki suburb of Espoo to six. As relatives of the victims tried to come to terms with their loss, Prime Minister... (GunPolicy.org)

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Finlande

1 January 2010

Xinhua

HELSINKI,Finland - Finnish Interior Minister Anne Holmlund said on Saturday that Finland will amend the gun law to tighten control on guns, Finnish media reported on Saturday. A 43-year-old man named Ibrahim Shkupolli, a Kosovo Albanian, shot and killed four employees at Sello shopping center in Espoo, southern Finland, as well as his ex-girlfriend at her home, who was also employed there, and finally himself on Thursday. The shooting rampage has again aroused Finnish... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

1 January 2010

CNN

Washington - The Department of Homeland Security on Thursday extended permission for hundreds of pilots to carry firearms -- just hours before their certification to carry the weapons was to expire, according to an organization which represents the pilots. "A few hundred" Federal Flight Deck Officers -- or FFDOs -- were to lose their certification to carry firearms effective midnight on New Year's Eve, said Mike Karn, executive vice president of the Federal Flight Deck... (GunPolicy.org)

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Finlande

1 January 2010

Independent (UK)

After two mass shootings in two years, Finns had been hoping they had seen an end to such murderous outbreaks. But yesterday the small Scandinavian nation's nightmare returned when a solitary gunman dressed in black killed five shop assistants near Helsinki, sparking fresh concerns over the country's liberal gun laws. The gunman, who had previous convictions for gun offences, shot his ex-girlfriend with an unlicensed handgun at her flat in the town of Espoo, six miles... (GunPolicy.org)

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États-Unis

1 January 2010

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia)

Four-year-old Marquel Peters loved church. So much so, that he cried recently when he thought he would miss it because a relative was running late. For the New Year's Eve service, Marquel brought along a video game to play during an intermission. The next time Marquel returns to his family's church, it will be for his funeral. Thursday night, Marquel and about a dozen family members attended a service at the Church of God of Prophecy near Decatur. Marquel was seated... (GunPolicy.org)

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