Nine people have died in shootings in three US cities , while more than two dozen people have been injured in this violence.
In none of these firing incidents, the accused have been arrested till Sunday evening. These incidents are worrying for America troubled by the increasing outbreak of gun culture and shootings.
A dispute between two men in Philadelphia led to a shooting
In the first incident, a minor clash between two people in Philadelphia turned into a major fight. In the midst of a scuffle, the two men opened fire at a crowded bar and restaurant, killing three and injuring around 12 in the stampede.
In the second incident of shooting near the bar in Chattanooga, three people were killed and 14 were injured.
Third shooting incident in Michigan
The third incident of shooting occurred in the Saginaw area of Michigan City.
Talking to a WEYI TV reporter, police said that three people were killed and two were injured in the firing on Sunday morning.
According to the police, the five people who got injured and died in this case other than the first two incidents were themselves involved in the gunfight and no other person was harmed.
The death of the family of the person who lost his life in the incident at Uvalde’s school
These incidents have come at a time when the American people have not yet recovered from the grief of the shooting incidents in recent days.
A few days ago , an 18-year-old man killed 21 people, most of them children, at a school in Uvalde, Texas.
The incident also killed 10-year-old Alithia Haven Ramirez, who was buried on Sunday.
Alithia wanted to study in arts school
A letter posted by the funeral home reveals that Alithia dreamed of attending a Parisian art school and loved playing football. However, before fulfilling her dreams, she left the world.
Demand for making law against gun culture intensified
Lawyers who raise their voice against gun culture are pressuring the US government to take tough measures on gun culture.
A non-profit working on gun culture safety said that there have been about 240 major shootings in the US this year.
Major incidents are considered to be those incidents in which at least four people were killed except the gunman.
Time to turn pain into action – Biden
Let us tell you that US President Joe Biden, speaking from the White House on Thursday, appealed to the American people to stand up against the politically strong gun lobby.
He had said, “Now this suffering has to be converted into action. Every parent and citizen must make it clear to every elected official of this country that the time has come to act.”
“We can do a lot and we have to do it,” he said.