The Florida Times-Union 

Where do children get guns? Inmates reveal how easy it is


September 21, 2018

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Even before the mass shooting at a video-game competition that left three people dead and 11 wounded, Jacksonville was in shock.

Another shooting. This one as a crowd left a high school football game. One man was dead; two youths were wounded.

"This suspect is a 16-year-old male," Sheriff Mike Williams said when announcing the boy's arrest, punctuating each word. "Think about that for a minute. He's 16.

"I mean, that's incredible. That's unbelievable. As a community we need to stop and think about that.

"Where do we get to the point where a 16-year-old male think...

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