At least 4 people were killed and 20 were injured at a local birthday celebration in the US state of Alabama.
White House Republican hopefuls including Donald Trump descend on Indianapolis for annual NRA convention, highlighting American gun lobby's continued political potency even as US reels from latest spate of mass shootings.
Gun-related wounds and deaths, as well as worries about gun violence, disproportionately affect people of colour in America, says survey by Kaiser Family Foundation.
Police are investigating the latest US mass shootings to hit Philadelphia and Chattanooga,
Tennessee, leaving at least six people dead and 25 others injured.
Trump's remarks came as he headlined an NRA event in Houston, three days after a gun massacre at a Texas elementary school reignited the tinderbox debate about US gun control.
National Rifle Association begins its annual gathering in Houston city, where leaders of powerful gun lobby group are expected to reflect on or deflect blame for mass shooting in Texas school that left 19 children and two teachers dead.
Before he opened fire in a Texas elementary school - killing 19 children - the Texas teenager, Salvador Ramos, first shot his grandmother and acted alone, according to police reports.
One year ago, Nikolas Cruz legally purchased a semi-automatic rifle, walked into his old high school in Parkland, Florida, and killed 17 people.
Supreme Court agrees to hear a challenge backed by National Rifle Association to New York state's restrictions on people carrying concealed handguns outside the home.
Since 1968, more Americans have been killed by guns on US soil than the number of Americans killed in all US involved wars, combined.
National Rifle Association files for bankruptcy protection from creditors and says it's moving to Texas, in an apparent bid to dodge a corruption investigation in New York.
The lawsuit filed in a Manhattan court by Attorney General Letitia James alleges NRA leaders diverted millions of dollars from the influential gun group for their personal use.
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