Back-to-school ads typically have a similar formula: smiling students sporting their new school supplies.
Sandy Hook Promise followed the same formula, but with the addition of the chilling reality of school shootings.
The gun safety advocacy group released a commercial Wednesday that begins like any other back to school ad.
An innocent teen who was caught up in gunfire while running back inside to get his shoes died in his mother’s arms while she applied pressure to a bullet hole in his head, a family friend said.
Jonathan Davis, 17, died in a parkette behind an apartment complex, near Morning Star and Goreway drives in Mississauga, around 6.30 p.m. on Saturday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island police have a charged a man they say accidentally shot his 4-year-old neighbor while cleaning his shotgun.
Providence police say 22-year-old Lisandro Vicario Rodriguez was scheduled to be arraigned Friday on charges of firing in a compact area, criminal negligence and assault.
Police say Rodriguez was cleaning a shotgun in his apartment at about 2 a.m. Friday when the gun went off, and the shot went through the floor into the apartment below, striking the girl in the left side of the chest while she slept.
OPA-LOCKA, FLA. (WSVN) – Police are currently on the scene of a fatal shooting in Opa-Locka. Opa-Locka Police officers and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews responded to the scene in the area of Northwest 127th Street and Alexandria Drive just after 11:30 a.m., Friday. 7SkyForce HD flew over the scene where first responders could be seen investigating inside of a damaged, dark colored sedan that appears to have crashed into a wall.
OCH RAVEN, Md. (WJZ) — It was loud sex, not a fight, that led a suspect to allegedly fire a gun at a security guard at a Days Inn in the Towson area Monday, according to charging documents.
Allison Daughtrey, 34, of the 2400 block of Woodcroft Road, was charged with second-degree attempted murder and firearm-related charges in the incident.
Baltimore County Police responded to the Days Inn at 8712 Loch Raven Boulevard around 2:07 p.m. for a report of a disturbance.
The officer spoke with the security guard who informed him two motel guests were fighting in room no. 208, the charging documents state.
The two went to the motel room and spoke with a woman who told them her girlfriend, later identified as Daughtrey, left the room.
The woman told the officer she was having sex with Daughtrey, which was what caused the disturbance, according to the charging documents. The officer asked the woman to call her girlfriend so that they could speak with her.
A police officer is seriously injured after shooting dead three members of his own family before turning the gun on himself, according to Dutch media reports.
Source: Dutch policeman shoots dead three members of his own family – reports
Police had earlier confirmed three people were dead in the city of Dordrecht in the Netherlands.
Emergency services rushed to the scene, with 15 police cars in the street, two ambulances, a trauma helicopter, and several police officers, according to a PvdA member from the city. Many local residents also rushed out on the street as panic ensued. The city has been partially closed off.
Police officers have not confirmed reports from local media that three people have been killed.
It is the fifth-largest city of the province after Rotterdam, The Hague, Zoetermeer and Leiden, and has a population of 118,450 people.