An AR-15 rifle with an attached silencer lies on the floor at a gun range at the NRA headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia. Photo: TNS
An AR-15 rifle with an attached silencer lies on the floor at a gun range at the NRA headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia. Photo: TNS

US man fires AR-15 rifle to celebrate new year, gets shot dead by police

  • James Williams’ widow says the gunfire is an annual tradition in their Ohio neighbourhood, and many other residents were taking part
  • She accused the officer of opening fire without warning; the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is looking into the incident

Topic |   Gun violence in the US
An AR-15 rifle with an attached silencer lies on the floor at a gun range at the NRA headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia. Photo: TNS
An AR-15 rifle with an attached silencer lies on the floor at a gun range at the NRA headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia. Photo: TNS
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