Canada's government introduced legislation Monday to implement a "national freeze" on the sale and purchase of handguns as part of a gun control package that would also limit magazine capacities and ban some toys that look like guns.
Mother of the 18-year-old who gunned down 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school has said, “My son wasn’t a violent person,” according to BBC.
One person is injured in a shooting inside a mosque in a suburb of the Norwegian capital Oslo, police say, adding that the suspect has been apprehended.
On the night of October 1, 2017, Stephen Paddock, from his hotel room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas, sprayed bullets at 22,000 concertgoers, killing at least 59 people and injuring more than 500 in the deadliest mass shooting in US history.
Gun violence in the US has reached a horrifying level so much so that you will see records of it virtually every day if you visit the website of Gun Violence Archive (GVA)—a non-profit organisation that collects data on gun-related violence in the US.
One person is killed and four others are wounded in a shooting in Austin, Texas. Police warn that the shooter is still at large.
A man who shot and wounded a policeman at point blank range as he sat in his patrol car was inspired by Islamic State militants, police said.
US President Barack Obama is to widen background checks on buyers of firearms, in a series of measures to address gun violence.
At least 14 people were killed in a shooting at a holiday party in California, triggering a massive manhunt which ended when police shot dead two heavily armed suspects -- a man and a woman -- on a quiet residential street.