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Mauro Walden-Montoya

KUNM Call In Show 6/16 8a:

In the wake of a tragic hate crime at an Orlando, Florida nightclub that left 49 people dead, how do we talk about violence against America’s LGBTQ community and people of color? We’ll dive into issues including bigotry, violence and the national debate over gun policy.

Elaine Baumgartel/KUNM

Just hours after LGBT folks celebrated Albuquerque’s 40th pride on Saturday night, hundreds gathered Sunday evening for a candlelight vigil to commemorate the people who were killed in the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

Two suspects died in a gun fight with police after a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., on Wednesday. The attack at a county employee holiday party at the Inland Regional Center left 14 people dead and 17 others wounded. San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said Syed Farook, 28, an American citizen, and Tashfeen Malik, 27, were killed when police chased the suspects' SUV and exchanged fire. Law enforcement sources confirm to NPR's Dina Temple-Raston that Farook was employed by the...

Roswell Shooting Puts Focus On New Mexico Gun Violence

Jan 15, 2014
Center For American Progress

On Tuesday, two students were flown to Lubbock, Texas, for medical treatment after a seventh-grade student at a Roswell middle school opened fire with a shotgun on a crowd in a gymnasium. There is still no known motive for the shooting, and officials report the gunman stopped firing when a school staff member approached the student and asked him to put the gun down. According to the Center for American Progress, New Mexico is the 10 th -worst state for gun deaths – a rate 40 percent higher...

Two students have been hospitalized after a gunman opened fire at a New Mexico middle school Tuesday morning. The shooting occurred at a Roswell Middle School in eastern New Mexico when students gathered in the gym to get out of the weather and a 12-year-old suspect brought what's presumed to be a shotgun to school. "This individual opened fire on the audience that was in the gym," Said New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez. "At this time we can confirm that two students were injured, a boy and...