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Santa Monica College Shooting

'I Didn't Want Him To Shoot Me Anymore... I Thought About My Son'

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Schuster | Posted 12.05.2013 | Politics

A gunshot wound has lasting effects that do not come to a screeching halt once the shot is fired. Survivors of gun violence carry the scars with them,...

Kathleen Miles

Congressman Seeks To Ban Homemade Assault Weapons | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.17.2013 | Los Angeles

John Zawahri, the man who shot five people to death near Santa Monica College last month before being killed by police, failed a gun-purchase backgrou...

Santa Monica Shooter Laid To Rest With Father, Brother

Posted 06.18.2013 | Los Angeles

Santa Monica shooter John Zawahri was laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery Monday alongside his first two victims: his father, Samir Zawahri, and his bro...

Let's Hear It for the NRA, Again. And Again.

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

The mass killings in Santa Monica didn't get as much attention nationally as some of the other (many other) recent mass killings, but perhaps that's because only five people were killed. But the killer had 1,300 rounds of ammunition. I repeat, 1,300 rounds of ammunition.

Not Everyone Got To Graduate

Los Angeles Daily News | Christina Villacorte | Posted 08.12.2013 | Los Angeles

SANTA MONICA -- Amid tight security, about 575 students graduated Tuesday from Santa Monica College, just days after a murderous rampage ended in a sh...

SMC's Year: Shooting Rampage, Bomb Scare, Suicide & Threats

Los Angeles Daily News | Dana Bartholomew and Susan Abram | Posted 08.11.2013 | Los Angeles

SANTA MONICA -- Students and staff returned to Santa Monica College on Monday to finish their final exams and mourn the victim's of Friday's shooting ...

ANOTHER Shooting In Santa Monica

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.11.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Multiple gunshot victims were reported in Santa Monica, Calif., early Tuesday morning. The crime scene is just blocks away from Sant...

'The Screams Were Horrible ... I'm Still Shaking'

Los Angeles Daily News | Susan Abram | Posted 08.10.2013 | Los Angeles

Screams of panic and fear still rang in her ears, but Gloria Ayala managed to walk up the vacant steps of the Santa Monica College library on Sunday t...

SaMo Residents React: 'I've Been Cryin' All Night'

Los Angeles Daily News | Dana Bartholomew | Posted 08.09.2013 | Los Angeles

The random shooting of strangers was supposed to happen far away, in places now dubbed Columbine, Aurora and Newtown. Instead, the terror occurred Fr...

Shooting At Santa Monica College

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala & Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.11.2013 | Los Angeles

Santa Monica College was placed on lockdown Friday after reports that a suspect fired a gun inside a campus building just before noon. Five people ...