Campus authorities at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte are planning a vigil today to honor two students killed by a gunman yesterday. Four others were injured when a 22-year-old, who’s been arrested, opened fire with a pistol inside a campus building. Police haven’t yet established a motive. “This is not in his DNA,” the suspect’s grandfather told the Associated Press.
What’s the latest on gun control? Although the first gun restriction bill since 1994 is now in Congress, it’s unlikely to make it through the GOP-controlled Senate — and even if it does, President Donald Trump has promised a veto.
Read OZY’s feature on the unexpected lingering effect of school shootings.