US Texas church shooting suspect bought guns after checks -seller

00:10  07 november  2017
00:10  07 november  2017 Source:   reuters.com

Newspaper: Texas sheriff says there were multiple deaths in church shooting and shooter has been taken down

  Newspaper: Texas sheriff says there were multiple deaths in church shooting and shooter has been taken down SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — Local media report that several people have been shot at a church in South Texas.Newspaper: Sheriff says there were multiple deaths in Texas church shooting and shooter has been taken down

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Some U.S. lawmakers are renewing their calls for gun reform legislation after the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas . An Air Force official told Newsy a bad conduct discharge wouldn't necessarily have barred the suspect from buying a firearm, depending on the specifics of the crime.

Law enforcement officials hold their hats as they bow during a prayer at the scene of a shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community on Sunday, killing and wounding many. © AP Photo/Eric Gay Law enforcement officials hold their hats as they bow during a prayer at the scene of a shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community on Sunday, killing and wounding many. The man accused of killing 26 people at a Texas church bought two firearms from stores operated by a sporting goods chain in 2016 and 2017 after being approved in background checks, the company, Academy Sports & Outdoors, said on Monday.

"Both sales were approved by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS). We are cooperating with law enforcement as they investigate further," privately owned Academy Sports said in a statement.

(Reporting by Andrew Hay in New York; Editing by Tom Brown)

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The bill, introduced by Senate Democrats, would close a loophole in the way the military reports domestic violence offenses.Senate Democrats, led by Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-HI, introduced a bill Wednesday that would close a loophole that enables domestic abusers in the military to purchase guns.

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