The more we learn about the shooting that killed 26 people yesterday, including 14 children and the grandmother of the gunman’s wife, the more troubling it gets. Investigators say 26-year-old Devin Kelley sent threatening messages to his mother-in-law before donning a tactical vest and a skull mask and firing an assault-style rifle into the First Baptist Church, hitting nearly every person inside.
Kelley served in the Air Force and was sentenced to a year in military prison for assaulting his first wife and his stepson. Now many are wondering: how did a guy with that kind of history possibly get a gun?
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo and John Rosenthal, who co-founded the group Stop Handgun Violence, joined Jim Braude to discuss.