Bushmaster Gun Used in Newtown Has Lethal History

Bushmaster also used in DC sniper shootings

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 17, 2012 7:25 AM CST

(Newser) – The 26 victims in the Connecticut school shooting were all shot with a semiautomatic rifle, and USA Today reports that the .223-caliber Bushmaster has a dark history: It was also used in the 2002 DC sniper killings. After those murders, a $2.5 million judgment...   Read full story »


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