National Rifle Association Celebrated Overturning Weapons Ban in Boulder 6 Days Before Gunman Killed 10 People There | 22 Words

Following the devastating Colorado shootings yesterday afternoon, disturbing news about gun laws has surfaced...

This is absolutely horrific news.

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Here's the full story...

Of course, people have been left utterly heartbroken over the news of yet another mass shooting in the US.

​Police responded to reports of an "active shooter" at the King Soopers grocery store just before 3 pm local time on Monday in Boulder.

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The gunman, who is yet to be formally identified, ended up shooting and killing ten people.

This image has been circulating online...

This is the man believed to be responsible for the deaths of these innocent people.

The victims' families are still being notified...

And the Boulder police chief, Maris Herold, announced the death toll at a news conference on Monday night, fighting back tears.

The suspected gunman, who was minorly injured, has been arrested and is currently being held in police custody.

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This vicious act comes just a week after 8 innocent people were shot dead - including 6 Asian women - at 3-day spas in and around Atlanta.

Many customers who were in the store yesterday witnessed the bloodshed...

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And they have been speaking to numerous news outlets about the harrowing things they saw during that terrifying hour.

"We were at the checkout, and shots just started going off."

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Sarah Moonshadow, forty-two, a customer and resident of Boulder, was in the store with her son, Nicholas, on Monday and recounted scenes of pandemonium as gunfire rang out.

"I said, 'Nicholas get down.' And Nicholas ducked. And we just started listening and there, just repetitive shots ... And I just said, 'Nicholas, run'," she told Reuters, as per The Guardian.

Another customer, Ryan Borowski, was inside the store when the shooting began.

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He told CNN: "I saw terrified faces running towards me and that's when I turned and ran the other direction."

He said staff helped customers to exit from the back of the store but some people just froze on the spot: "We ran and I don't know why other people didn't and I am sorry that they froze and I just wish that this didn't happen – I wish I had an answer for why it did."

Alex Arellano, thirty-five, was working in the meat department at King Soopers when he heard gunshots and saw people running for the exit.

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"I thought I was going to die," he told the New York Times, when he heard the shot getting closer, "I'm thinking of my parents, and I was freaking out."

He hid with 2 other men before escaping through a rear exit.

But now, in the aftermath of the devastating incident, new information has horrified the world.

And it comes from none other than the NRA.

Less than a week before this awful tragedy, the NRA celebrated the availability of weapons in Colorado.

Our thoughts go out to those affected by yesterday's devastating shooting.

Make sure to stay posted for updates.