Texas shooting

Thousands rally in Washington for gun reform after surge in mass shootings

Organisers expect the second March for 'Our Lives' rally to draw around 50,000 demonstrators to the Washington Monument.

published on : 11th June 2022

Uvalde school where shooting happened has deep roots in city 

In 1970, there was a six-week student walkout in the district, after the school board decided not to renew the contract of George Garza, a popular Mexican American teacher at Robb Elementary School.

published on : 10th June 2022

Actor McConaughey calls for gun legislation at White House

In a highly personal 22-minute speech, McConaughey exhorted a gridlocked Congress to pass gun reforms that can save lives without infringing on Second Amendment rights.

published on : 8th June 2022

'Ellie was the happiest ever': Parents remember their slain kids post Texas school shooting

Ellie's mother Jennifer Lugo also posted many photos of her daughter on social media. 'My heart is broken,' she wrote alongside a photo of Ellie at her first communion in 2021.

published on : 26th May 2022

'Police were unprepared': Slain child's father on cops' handling of Texas shooting

Javier Cazares is the father of fourth-grader Jacklyn Cazares, one of 19 youngsters who died along with two teachers in a classroom at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde.

published on : 26th May 2022

Was the gunman a transgender? 'Horrifying' conspiracy theories swirl around Texas shooting

The man who authorities say carried out the shooting, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, is a U.S.citizen, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said in a news conference on Tuesday.

published on : 26th May 2022

Texas school massacre: States divided on gun controls, even as mass shootings rise

Aside from several Democratic-controlled states, the majority have taken no action on gun control in recent years or have moved aggressively to expand gun rights.

published on : 26th May 2022

India too needs to tighten laws on acquisition of firearms: Chidambaram after Texas shooting

"As hate speech and hate killings thrive, we must use all avenues to stop this madness from overwhelming the whole world," the former home minister said in a series of tweets.

published on : 26th May 2022

Families mourn, worry in wake of elementary school shooting

On social media, pictures of smiling children were posted, their families begging for information. Classes had been winding down for the year and each school day had a theme. 

published on : 25th May 2022

Texas school shooting: 19 children, 2 adults shot dead, several critical

“As a nation we have to ask, when in God’s name are we going to stand up to the gun lobby? When in God’s name are we going to do what has to be done?” US President Biden asked.

published on : 25th May 2022

Ten dead in Texas school shooting, 17-year-old gunman arrested

Parent Richard Allen told the station he arrived at the school soon after the shooting and reported seeing a number of victims being taken away in ambulances. 

published on : 18th May 2018

Texas Church shooting: Eyewitnesses say gunman looked for survivors, children to execute

Devin Patrick Kelley, who killed 26 people in a church shooting, went through the pews looking for survivors to execute and his first targets were children.

published on : 8th November 2017

Texas Church shooting: FBI again finds itself unable to unlock a gunman's cellphone 

The Texas church massacre is providing a familiar frustration for law enforcement: FBI agents are unable to unlock the gunman's encrypted cellphone to learn what evidence it might hold.

published on : 8th November 2017

Texas Church shooting: Mass-killer had conviction that barred gun purchase

The latest US mass shooting again raised questions about gun control but President Donald Trump dismissed them and instead praised a gun-owner who opened fire in an effort to stop the killer.

published on : 7th November 2017

Texas mass shooting: Church gunman was court-martialed, discharged from Air Force

The spokeswoman, Ann Stefanek, said Sunday that Devin Kelley served 12 months' confinement after a 2012 court-martial. He ultimately received a bad conduct discharge and reduction in rank.

published on : 6th November 2017