Here are SOME of January 25th shootings and gun deaths in our great country from just one day - and this happens each and every day - what a senselessness waste:
Dayton, Ohio -- A 34-year-old man fatally shot his 32-year-old ex-girlfriend and a 29-year -old man at an apartment early Thursday. The woman’s 10-year-old son saw the shooting and ran to a neighbor’s house to call 911. The suspect was later arrested.
Camden, N.J.-- An 11-year-old girl was shot in the face by her 27-year-old father in her home about 9:30 p.m. yesterday. The father then tried to shoot a 28-year-old man who was also in the house, but the gun jammed. The man managed to get the gun and fire it at the father, hitting him in the buttocks.
Monitor Township, Mich.-- A 51-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman were found shot to death inside a home about 3:45 p.m. The two were engaged to be married.
Denver, Col.-- Police called to an apartment complex about 5:50 a.m. yesterday found a woman shot dead and a man with multiple stab-wounds. The man is in a local hospital.
Washington, D.C.-- An 18-year-old woman was found fatally shot in the head around 3:30 a.m. today. She was lying on the sidewalk in front of a bus stop.
Akron, Ohio -- A 59-year-old woman driving her car was shot in the shoulder. The incident happened after she came upon two men walking in a street and she flashed her headlights at them as a warning she was coming. The men moved to the side of the street but, as she drove past, one of them shot at her several times.
Oakland, Calif.-- A gunman opened fire on a man pumping gas at a service station about 11 a.m. today, missing the man but hitting his car and a city bus a block away, showering the passengers with broken glass. A woman pumping gas at the time also had her car hit.
Miami, Fla.-- A mother of two was shot in the face during a robbery outside a restaurant about 5:30 p.m. yesterday. A 20-year-old man has been arrested. The woman said the suspect approached at gunpoint and demanded her purse. When she handed it over, the suspect shot her and fled on foot. The woman is in stable condition.
Miami Gardens, Fla.-- A 26-year-old man was shot in the shoulder while sitting on bench waiting for a bus about 8:15 p.m. yesterday. He was in stable condition.
Trenton, N.J.-- Shots were fired and a man was hit in the arm in front of a convenience store about 1 p.m. today. The man was gone when police arrived. They will be checking local hospitals.
St. Paul, Minn.-- A 51-year-old man threatened his 15-year-old daughter by pointing an AK-47 rifle at her because the girl’s school report-card included two B's rather than straight A's. He also pointed the gun at his wife during the incident, which occurred January 17, but has just come to light. The father said the gun wasn't loaded and he had checked the chamber beforehand.
Salt Lake City, Utah -- No one was injured when a guard for a private security firm accidentally discharged his weapon about noon Sunday while working at the main public library downtown. The gun went off when the guard was in a first-floor security office and before the library was opened to the public. The bullet went through two walls and embedded in a third.
Kansas City, Mo.-- A 93-year-old man shot and killed and his 95-year-old wife before attempting unsuccessfully to take his own life with a knife about 7 a.m. yesterday. They had been arguing.