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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police says new human remains are discovered in homes and vehicles set ablaze by the suspect during the weekend killing spree in Nova Scotia
'He wasn't killing enemies, he was killing his friends,' says an acquaintance of the gunman
'No one man's action can build a wall between us and a better day – no matter how evil, how thoughtless, or how destructive,' Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says
Families attend ceremonies near the site of the massacre in Parkland, Florida, as they observe a minute of silence at 10:17 am for the 17 victims
(UPDATED) One witness interviewed by local media says he had seen two men arguing loudly before they started shooting at one another, hitting bystanders
In a country where critics say guns are too readily available, the laws in Texas are among the most permissible
A group of Hispanic men working on set for a music video in Houston, Texas is attacked by still-unidentified shooters
The shooter did not have any apparent ties to terror groups and no group has officially claimed the attack, the New York Times reports
U.S.-French comic book 'Ignited' is penned by former Marvel and DC writers and tells the fictional story of 6 teens who survive a high school shooting and develop superpowers
The shooting comes less than a month after a gunman killed 22 people in El Paso, Texas
The US president calls on Americans to condemn bigotry – but El Paso community leaders say his words rang hollow set against a longstanding refusal to call out white supremacy and a history of tweets widely condemned as racist
Fredrick Brennan repeats his call for the site to be closed, saying 'I should have shut it down when I had the chance'
(UPDATED) At least 16 others are injured, says the Dayton police department. It comes just hours after a separate mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.
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(UPDATED) The Virginia Beach police chief says the shooter was also killed after an extended gun battle with responding officers, in a scene that 'best could be described as a war zone'
(UPDATED) Two suspects are in custody – an adult man and a male youth. Both attended the school. There were no further suspects.
The incident is the latest in the list of at least 37 mass shootings in the United States in 2019 alone
The latest mass shooting ramps up the number of people killed in gun violence in the US to nearly 40,000 in 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Governor Ron DeSantis said Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel had "repeatedly failed" and "demonstrated a pattern of poor leadership" following shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and Fort Lauderdale airport in 2017.
(3rd UPDATE) The shooting takes place at Gable House Bowl, a gaming complex, in the coastal city of Torrance
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(5th UPDATE) The assailant, identified as Ian David Long, a troubled former machine gunner who served a tour in Afghanistan, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound
The suspect – a 26-year-old identified as Snochia Moseley – died after shooting herself in the head, Harford County Sheriff Jeff Gahler says
(6th UPDATE) The gunman opens fire on pedestrians, killing two. The suspect is later found dead in an alley after an exchange of gunfire with police
'My name is Nik, and I’m going to be the next school shooter of 2018,' says the 19-year-old, in clips apparently in part filmed on February 14 – the day of the shooting
The footage's release comes after a judge sides with media organizations including The New York Times and The Washington Post that lobbied in court that the evidence be made public
(UPDATED) The bill raises the minimum age to purchase all firearms from 18 to 21, bans modification devices that makes a semi-automatic weapon fully automatic, and increases mental health funding
(UPDATED) Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland are greeted by heavy security and scores of well-wishers as they return to classes
Students and teachers preparing to return to the Florida school that was the scene of a gruesome mass shooting continue to urge politicians to act swiftly to address gun violence
Students stage walkouts from high schools in Florida and elsewhere vowing to make the tragedy a turning point in America's deadlocked debate on gun control
(UPDATED) Trump also promises 'very strong' background checks on gun owners during the poignant "listening session" on Wednesday, February 21, in which he heard first-hand accounts from bereaved parents and friends, and schoolchildren who narrowly escaped with their own lives
(UPDATED) Trump announces his support for the ban nearly a week after 14 students and 3 teachers were killed at a high school in Florida
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(UPDATED) The legislation amounts to a narrow, technical fix, leaving unaddressed the broader, divisive issue of permissive gun laws under a constitutional amendment that protects the right to bear arms
No Filipino is reported hurt in the shooting incident, says the Philippine embassy in Washington DC
(UPDATED) A 19-year-old former student opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle at a Florida high school, the local sheriff says, calling the scene 'horrific'
Four people are killed and nearly a dozen are wounded when a gunman went on a rampage at multiple locations, including a school in rural northern California
A temporary memorial is also opened inside the church where the mass shooting took place
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Among the victims identified are 8 children, officials say
The Federal Bureau of Investigation says meanwhile that the bureau has recovered the phone belonging to the gunman, but has been unable to access the device so far
(UPDATED) The US Air Force is investigating its failure to enter the Texas church shooter's domestic violence conviction – which legally barred him from buying or owning guns – into a national criminal database
(UPDATED) Investigators are focusing on reports that the suspect had sent threatening text messages to his mother-in-law, who regularly attended the church but was not there during the assault
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(UPDATED) The worshippers are gunned down at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, a small rural community about 30 miles (50 kilometers) southeast of San Antonio
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'At this time I'll tell you we have no credible information to report to you as to motivation,' says Undersheriff Kevin McMahill of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
The revelations raise the chilling prospect that Stephen Paddock has been planning an attack for at least two months before he launched the assault on Sunday, October 1, on a country music festival in Las Vegas
This information comes as Marilou Danley departs Manila for the US, where authorities still consider her a 'person of interest' in the probe on the October 1 mass shooting