Friday, March 29, 2024

It is a Good Thing Illinois and Hawai'i Have Strict Gun Laws

 3/28/24 CBS News:

ROCKFORD, Ill. (CBS) — A man has been charged in connection with an attack in Rockford that left four people dead, including the suspect's childhood friend and a teenager, the county prosecutor said Thursday. 

The Winnebago County Coroner's office identified the victims: 15-year-old Jenna Newcomb; 23-year-old Jacob Schupbach; 49-year-old Jay Larson, and 63-year-old Ramona Schupbach. 

Seven others were injured during that rampage that started around 1:15 p.m. Wednesday. Police said some of the victims were stabbed, and three girls were beaten with a baseball bat while they were watching a movie on spring break.

3/11/24 BBC News:

Authorities in Hawaii are investigating the apparent murder-suicide of a family of five, including three children in a Honolulu home.

The father, who has not been identified, is believed to have stabbed to death his wife and three children - aged 10, 12 and 17 - before taking his own life, police said.

Witnesses reported an argument at the home on early Sunday morning.
The deaths mark Hawaii's worst mass killing in over two decades.

Ir isn't the guns.  Is something erlse wrong? 

1 comment:

  1. I live near Rockford, and work there. This was the second stabbing incident in a week. The other was an unprovoked murder of a young Walmart worker.