Illinois mass shooting reveals gaps in gun laws; state seeks to close them

Mourners attend a vigil for five people killed in a shooting incident at Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, Illinois, U.S. February 17, 2019. REUTERS/Robert Chiarito/Files

(Reuters) – The governor of Illinois vowed on Tuesday to seek tighter gun control measures after learning the man who shot five co-workers dead last week was wrongly granted a firearms permit but never forced to surrender his weapon. Governor J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat, said his “entire team is focused” on problems raised by the […]

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