Topics

State University of New York
Family of Aurora shooting victim sues ammo, body armor suppliers
Family of Aurora shooting victim sues ammo, body armor suppliers

More than two years after James E. Holmes killed 12 people and wounded 70 at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., the family of one of the victims has filed suit against the websites where they say he bought the ammunition, body armor and tear gas used to carry out the attack. The companies "failed to implement any reasonable safeguards to prevent dangerous people from obtaining high-capacity ammunition magazines, thousands of rounds of ammunition, body armor, and tear gas," said the lawsuit, filed on behalf of Sandy and Lonnie Phillips, whose daughter Jessica Ghawi died in the shooting. The lawsuit was filed by the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, and names as defendants...

Loading