4:39 PM

The Associated Press reported on Tuesday that Seth Ator, the man suspected of murdering seven people and injuring 22 more this weekend in Odessa, TX, used a glaring legal loophole to purchase his AR-15-style assault rifle from a private seller, thereby avoiding a federal background check he had previously failed.

1:48 PM

A 15-year-old in Texas died this morning after being shot in the face with an AR-15 rifle. Police are reportedly still looking for the shooter, who they believe knew the victim and acted intentionally. I don’t know about you, but I’m starting to think people shouldn’t have these things.