Las Vegas Shooting
Frederick Opoku Kumi
December 18, 2023
Recently in las vegas, a mass shooting went on in the university of nevada where 3 people were dead and one was injured. The gunman was a 67 year old man who was a career professor at the university and had connections to other universities as well. Students were on campus in the beam hall playing around with objects when the shooter walked in and started targeting students and shooting at them. This was a very tragic situation that started an outrage in vegas and on campus. The shooter got killed and hasn’t been revealed to his family yet.
According to CNN(hyperlink), “President Biden on Wednesday urged the GOP to help take action on gun control after shootings in Texas and Nevada over the past two days. Republican lawmakers must join with Democrats in Congress to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, pass a national red flag law, enact universal background checks, require the safe storage of guns, and advance other common sense measures that will help stem the tide of gun violence,” the president urged” this means that biden . urged the GOP to help make gun laws and control gun laws better since there were two mass shootings in las vegas and texas. He stated that he wanted republicans to join with democrats in congress to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines, pass red flag laws, enact background checks, require safe storage of guns and enact procedures that will help with gun violence. Nevada gun laws were recently changed to make Nevada much more safe. Guns are not allowed at certain locations, such as public schools,child care facilities,VA facilities,airports and government buildings. Nevada now requires background checks for all gun sales. If you lose your gun rights, you will get pardoned and might receive it back . Children under 18 cannot own a gun and if illegal immigrants commit a firearm crime then they will be deported.
Witnesses of this tragedy were very surprised when it happened and were very shocked to see it happen. Students stated that they got an alarm in class and they started packing their things from there.
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