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Highland Park Mass Shooting Survivors Sue Smith & Wesson

HeadlineSep 29, 2022

In Illinois, wounded survivors and the families of three people killed in a mass shooting during a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park have filed a lawsuit against gunmaker Smith & Wesson, two gun stores, the man who’s been charged in the shootings and his father. The lawsuit charges the gunmaker and gun sellers acted with negligence and employed deceptive practices, arguing that the shooter was the type of young consumer susceptible to Smith & Wesson’s deceptive and unfair marketing practices, and that the shooting was both “predictable and preventable.”

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