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The proceedings target gun shops that led to the shooting of schools in Michigan.

Suspicious school shooter, hearing for parents

Injured during Michigan A shooting at Oxford High Schoolin Michigan, a teenager's parents, sued a store that sold pistols used to kill four students and injure the other six. increase.

A complaint filed Tuesday in federal court in Detroit on behalf of Matthew and Mary Mueller accuses Acme Shooting Goods LLC of negligently or illegally supplying guns through the sale of straws.

According to authorities, James Cranby purchased the 9 mm semi-automatic pistol used in the November 30 shooting as an early Christmas gift for his then 15-year-old son Ethan. ... apparently ... According to the

proceedings, Ethan accompanied his father to Acme shooting equipment a few days before shooting, further indicating that he had "acted in the store or that the Acme gun was targeted at Ethan." I made more than one statement. "

According to the proceedings, Acme Shooting Goods trains, supervises and monitors employees to identify and prevent so-called "straw purchases". There was an obligation.

A straw purchase is the purchase of a gun and the sale or transfer to someone who is prohibited from owning the gun.

An Oxford gun shop employee refused to comment on Wednesday's proceedings.

Mueller's son had a gunshot wound on his hand and face. He was one of six students and a teacher injured in a shooting at a school about 30 miles north of Detroit.

Ethan Cranby, now 16 years old, was charged as an adult for murder and terrorism and was tried in January. James Cranby and his wife, Jennifer, have been accused of providing access to guns for their son and are awaiting involuntary mansions.

Gun stores and manufacturers were responsible

"Gun distributors have all the standards of reasonable care when entering the business of selling guns. We are obliged to comply with all relevant states and / or federals. The Firearms Act to keep firearms out of the hands of criminals, boys and dangerous parties, "said Muellers.

Connecticut's gun shop against firearm maker Remington after a mass shooting in 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, killing 26 peopleNamed in the lawsuit. , Mainly children. Nancy Lanza purchased the assault-style rifle that her son Adam Lanza used in the shooting.

The store was later withdrawn from the proceedings when the judge dismissed the complaint against Remington in 2016. Judges most often quoted federal law that protects firearm manufacturers from liability. The Connecticut Supreme Court later reinstated the proceedings against Remington on the question of whether to be held accountable for how to sell Bushmaster rifles. In February, the Remington and Sandy Hook families agreed to a $ 73 million settlement in the proceedings.

Remington, one of the oldest firearms manufacturers in the United States, founded in 1816, filed for a second bankruptcy in 2020 and its assets were later sold to several companies. .. After the shooting at school, manufacturers were squeezed by lawsuits and restrictions on retail sales.

Muellers proceedings do not include damages. It is also named after the Oxford Community School District, its formerdirector, and other officials

. Violence is said to be preventable in other multi-million dollar proceedings filed after the shooting.

On the morning of the shooting, school officials met Ethan Cranby and his parents at school after the teacher found a picture of a gun, a bullet, and a person who appeared to have been shot. , "My life is useless" and "The world is dead".

The Crumbles refused to take his son home, and Ethan was allowed to stay in school. The gun was in his backpack, but was not searched.

"We have filed this proceeding so that both the sale of this gun and the failure at our school that made it possible will never happen again," Matthew and Mary. Mueller said in a statement. "Families and communities do not have to experience this pain and children do not have to live with it for the rest of their lives."

  • Gun
  • Litigation
  • Detroit
  • School Shooting
  • Citizenship
  • Connecticut
  • Michigan
  • Crimes
  • Shooting

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