The investigation into the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard continues with no clear motive for why Aaron Alexis opened fire, killing 12 people. He was killed in a gun battle with police. He was working at the Navy Yard as an electrical contractor.
Minnesota Sheriffs issued more than 30,000 gun permits last year — that’s 10,000 more than the year before.
While state and federal politicians consider changes to gun laws, a group of Minnesota lawmakers want to improve mental health care in schools.
The mass shootings in Wisconsin and Colorado have a lot of Americans thinking about what they would do in a similar situation. But some of the ways we think we’d react aren’t always what will keep us safe.