Some laws, such as the waiting periods, have led to people getting hurt or even murdered because they had to wait for approval before completing the purchase. “On March 5, 1991 Bonnie Elmasri called a firearms instructor, worried that her husband-who was subject to a restraining order to stay away from her-had been threatening her and her children. When she asked the instructor about getting a handgun, the instructor explained that Wisconsin has a 48-hour waiting period. Ms. Elmasri and her two children were murdered by her husband twenty-four hours later.” (Dissell) “Armed with a knife, Charles A. Grant, Jr., sexually assaulted a 33-year-old woman on a Virginia beach one Tuesday in 1991.
Fort Hood Shooting On November 5, 2009 in the Fort Hood army base a gunman opened fire at the Soldier Readiness Center, killing 13 people and wounding 30 others. The alleged gunman, Major Nidal Malik Hasan, a U.S. Army psychiatrist, was shot by civilian police officers and was seriously injured. Following the incident, Hasan was hospitalized, initially on a ventilator, under heavy guard. According to eyewitnesses he opened fire with two handguns at soldiers processing through cubicles in the center and on a crowd gathered 30 minutes before a scheduled college graduation ceremony in a nearby theater. At the start of the attack, Hasan reportedly jumped up on a desk and shouted "Allahu Akbar!"
The Crown reported that Pickton told the officer that he wanted to kill another woman to make it an even 50, and that he was caught because he was "sloppy". Background On February 6, 2002, police executed a search warrant for illegal firearms at the property owned by Pickton and his two siblings. He was taken into custody and police then obtained a second court order to search the farm as part of the BC Missing Women Investigation, when personal items (including a prescription asthma inhaler) belonging to one of the missing women were found. The farm was sealed off by members of the joint RCMP–Vancouver Police Department task force. The following day Pickton was charged with storing a firearm contrary to regulations, possession of a firearm while not being holder of a licence and possession of a loaded restricted firearm without a licence.
Sue Klebold, Mother Of Columbine Shooter Dylan Klebold, Says She Prayed For Son's Suicide By Keith Coffman DENVER, Nov 17 (Reuters) - The mother of Columbine shooter Dylan Klebold prayed for him to commit suicide when she was told he was a suspect during the shooting spree at a Colorado school that killed 13 people, the woman said in a new book. Klebold, 17, and classmate Eric Harris, 18, went on a rampage at Columbine High School in Littleton, near Denver, in April 1999. They were heavily armed and took the lives of 12 students and a teacher, before turning their guns on themselves. Sue and Tom Klebold, who have rarely commented publicly about their son, were interviewed extensively for a book released this week, "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity." The massacre was the most deadly mass
More on Moore On the 20th of April 1999 a massacre occurred at Columbine High School in Colorado. Two senior high school students, named Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, had planned and mapped out an entire massacre to occur that day. On that catastrophic Tuesday 14 school students and 1 teacher was killed. Shortly afterwards the two students turned the gun onto themselves and committed suicide. The award winning documentary investigates Michael Moore’s suggestion for the reason behind the Columbine Massacre and other violent events in the US due to the gun policy.
The sadistic murders of director, Roman Polanski and his wife, actress Sharon Tate took place on that day. The following day Manson instigated another killing spree, this time at the home of wealthy couple Leno LaBianca and his wife, Rosemary. He directed his ‘disciples’ to the location and ordered them to kill everyone Manson convinced his Family members to commit the crimes for him. Therefore, Manson only constructed the murders, never actually taking part in any of the murders. Throughout the duration of just two days, seven innocent people lost their lives.
A 20-year-old college student had killed a woman at his Ladera Ranch home and had set out on a killing spree that stretched through the heart of Orange County. He had killed a businessman and stole his BMW. A few minutes later, he killed a plumber and took a work truck. He shot randomly at the morning commuters on the 55 Freeway, which had hit at least three cars. The authorities were surprised at the "senseless violence," which had spanned about 25 miles.
TEEN STABBED IN LOCAL PARK/GANG WARS GET SERIOUS Tulsa, OK- A teen was found stabbed to death in Centennial Park on Friday, September 24th. Sources say it was a result of a gang fight between two rival gangs. The Tulsa Police Department took DNA found at the scene and hope to identify the murderer within a week. Neighbors nearby say they saw two young boys running away from the scene. "I saw two shadows moving quickly away from the center of the park at about 2:45AM.
While living on the streets he was adopted by an American family who supported him, and gave him shelter. After a few years he ran away because a teacher molested him at the school he attended. At 18, he says, he was gang-raped in prison and, he claimed, killed three of the rapists while still incarcerated. After his jail term he started preying on young girls in Peru. In an interview when he was incarcerated he described how he would commit his murders "I would take her to a secret hideaway where prepared graves waited.
When Jeffrey Dahmer was 18, he made his first kill, hitchhiker Steve Hicks. He took him home to his parents' house, where they drank beer and had sex. When Hicks went to leave, Dahmer killed him with a blow to the head from a barbell. He dismembered the corpse of his first victim, packed the body parts in plastic bags, and buried them in the woods behind his parents' house. It would be another nine years before he encountered his second victim.