Monday, April 19, 2021

GUN IN AMERICA - FedEx Shooting

"Indianapolis mayor calls for national action on gun laws after FedEx shootingPBS NewsHour 4/16/2021


SUMMARY:  Police in Indianapolis have spent Friday looking for answers after a gunman shot eight people to death and then killed himself.  The incident prompted President Biden to call the nation’s gun violence incidents a “national embarrassment.”  The bloodshed stunned a city that's been hard hit by gun violence, and its mayor is calling for national action.



"New details, but few answers, about Thursday’s Indianapolis shootingPBS NewsHour 4/17/2021


SUMMARY:  More details about the mass shooting at an Indianapolis FedEx facility Thursday night continue to emerge, including the names of victims, that the FBI had previously interviewed the shooter, and that half of those dead from the shooting come from a Sikh background, raising more questions around the killer’s motive.  Lawrence Andrea, Public Safety and Breaking News Reporter for the Indianapolis Star, has been covering the shooting and joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.

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