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Jun 11, 2014 — Authorities say Jared Michael Padgett stole an "AR-15-type" rifle that was locked up in his home, as well as a semi-automatic handgun and nine magazines of ammunition.
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Jun 10, 2014 — President Obama addressed the issue of gun control hours after another school shooting left two dead. He said Washington should be "ashamed" of its inability to pass gun control legislation.
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Jun 10, 2014 — Police said the shooter entered Reynolds High School with a rifle, killing a student and injuring a teacher. Police later found the shooter dead; the circumstances are unclear.
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Jan 25, 2014 — The suspect was charged with murder early Saturday in connection with Friday's killing of Brandon Robinson, a member of the school's football team.
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Jan 24, 2014 — The shooting took place at a dormitory around 1:30 p.m. The Orangeburg, S.C., campus was locked down for hours afterward; a search for the suspects is still underway off-campus, officials said.
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Jan 18, 2014 — The shooting injured two fellow students. Police say teens may have been playing with a gun when it went off.
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Jan 14, 2014 — Police say the suspected shooter has been taken into custody. Two students were injured.
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Dec 21, 2013 — Davis was shot at point blank range with a shotgun on Dec. 13 and had been hospitalized in critical condition. The family announced her death "with unspeakable sadness," but also thanked the community for its outpouring of support.
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Dec 14, 2013 — After a gunman burst onto a Centennial, Colo., high school, the community is asking a familiar question: Why? In
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Dec 13, 2013 — Police say the gunman was a student who killed himself at Arapahoe High School near Littleton, Colo., the site of the 1999 Columbine massacre.
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