CNN Anchor Counted to Thirty Live On Air As Footage of the Dayton Shooting Played to Make a Powerful Point About Gun Violence Prevention
Nine people were killed in a shooting at a bar in Dayton, Ohio in the early hours of Sunday morning. The shooter attached a 100-round drum magazine to his weapon, allowing him to fatally shoot nine people and injure 37 in 30 seconds before being killed by police.
The second mass shooting in the United States in 13 hours, the incident sparked an all too familiar debate for Americans. Many expressed horror that a firearm capable of such carnage in such a short period of time was readily available. Others insist that any intervention on the availability of firearms is an infringement on Americans' second amendment rights.