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Army Vet Shot, Killed at Unofficial Shooting Range

He was apparently trying to take photos or video

(Newser) - A 30-year-old Army veteran was killed Saturday while trying to get photos or video of people firing guns at an unofficial shooting range in Alaska, KTVA reports. State troopers arrived at a place known to Sutton locals as the gravel pits to find someone performing CPR on Adam Malaby, who... More »

Vermont Firing Range Bans Cops Over City's Gun Plan

Club protests possible ban on semi-automatics

(Newser) - A Vermont shooting range doesn't like what it's hearing from the Burlington City Council, which recently backed a ban on semi-automatic weapons and large-capacity magazines. In response, the firing range has closed its doors to police officers, who have historically trained there, the Burlington Free Press reports. The... More »

Luxury Machine Gun Range? Vegas Has It

'Machine Guns Vegas' seeks high-rolling clientele

(Newser) - Tired of the same old bars and shows when you vacation in Las Vegas? Now, for a few hundred dollars, you can rent bona fide automatic weapons and fire them until the floor is piled high with shells, the New York Times reports. Machine Guns Vegas, with its black-clad hostesses... More »

Suicide Pact Twin Wrote Letters to Columbine Alum

She talked with Brooks Brown in 1999

(Newser) - The Australian twins who shot themselves at a Colorado firing range may have been obsessed with the Columbine school shootings, which happened just 20 miles from the shooting range where one sister died . Investigators found that Kristin Hermeler, the twin who died, wrote letters to a former Columbine student in... More »

8-Year-Old Accidentally Kills Self With Uzi

8 year-old was firing an Uzi under professional instruction

(Newser) - An 8-year-old boy died yesterday after he accidentally shot himself with an Uzi at a Massachusetts gun expo, the Hartford Courant reports. “The force of the weapon made it travel up and back toward his head, where he suffered the injury,” police said. An investigation is under way,... More »

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