Today's daily shootings news is from North Carolina, Texas and California.
A student at Coastal Carolina University has died after a shooting near the campus in Conway, NC.
Anthony Darnell Liddell, 19, of Bennettsville died after the shooting at University Place residence hall. Police are hunting the shooter who fired four or five shots about 7:30 p,m,. Tuesday.
A public school employee was shot and wounded near Tyler, TX, during a training session aimed toward arming school district employees. A student and a gun safety instructor were working with a malfunctioning weapon when it misfired. The bullet struck a school maintenance worker in the leg.
A statement from the schools superintendent said, "The accident will not affect the district’s decision, in light of the Sandy Hook massacre and other school shootings, to arm employees."
Yesterday, two police officers were shot to death in Santa Cruz, CA. A resident describes Santa Cruz as "a peaceful community of artists and hippies and vegans."
The alleged killer of Sergeant Loren (Butch) Baker and his partner, Detective Elizabeth Butler, had previous arrests for sexual assault and carrying a concealed weapon. The San Jose Mercury News reports that he had three guns registered to him, including a .40-caliber semi-automatic Sig Sauer.
More than 2,000 Americans have died by gunshot since Sandy Hook.