Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed an executive order Monday declaring a state of emergency in all of Florida’s 67 counties in order to assist those evacuated from Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria, his office said.
Heightened fear after mass shootings often leads to more gun sales.
As the number of people killed or injured in Sunday night’s shooting in Las Vegas continues to climb, so does the share price for gunmakers.
A gunman fired on a crowd of concertgoers from a highrise hotel on the Las Vegas Strip Sunday night, killing scores. Police say the suspect, identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, killed himself as SWAT teams descended on his room. A motive is not yet known.
LAS VEGAS—A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel-casino unleashed a hail of bullets on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 58 people as tens of thousands of concertgoers screamed and ran for their lives, officials said Monday. It was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Read MorePages: 1 2 3 4 5