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Bill Bullock stands on a stage at a Butte convention center, August 20, 2019 during the first Jeremy Bullock Safe School Summit. Jeremy, Bill's son, was shot and killed on the playground of Margaret Leary Elementary, in Butte, in the spring of 1999.
Corin Cates-Carney / Montana Public Radio

Twenty-five years ago, 11-year-old Jeremy Bullock was shot by a classmate on the playground of Butte’s Margaret Leary Elementary. It was reportedly the youngest school shooting death in U.S. history at the time. 

Montana U.S. Senator Steve Daines speaks at GovMatch 2019 in Billings on May 29.
Nicky Ouellet / Montana Public Radio

Monday, following this weekend’s two mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, Yellowstone Public Radio's Nicky Ouellet spoke with Montana’s Republican Senator Steve Daines, who was in Billings for the opening of a new patient recovery hospital. She asked the Senator about what Congress has done to curb mass shootings and whether members should cut their August recess short and return to DC to talk about gun violence. 


Survivors of last year’s shooting outside the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas have until October 1 to apply for the Nevada Victims of Crime Program. The Nevada Victims of Crime Office reports that 135 Montanans had tickets to the festival, but only 28 have applied for the program.

Missoula LGBT Group Holds Vigil For Orlando Victims

Jun 13, 2016
Bree Zender

Candlelight vigils were held around Montana Sunday evening in honor of the victims of the Orlando shooting. In Missoula, more than 200 members of the LGBT community and allies gathered on the campus of the University of Montana.