Stricter gun laws? The question looms over Michigan politics in wake of deadly school shooting

As stuffed teddy bears, flowers and prayer candles accrue at a makeshift memorial for four slain Michigan high school students, a well-worn gun debate is coming back to life. Bouchard’s response to gun law questions posed after the Oxford High School killings focused on the enforcement of existing laws. Some state Republican lawmakers fear there may be an overreaction to the recent school shooting, resulting in harsh, overbearing gun laws. “That’s just the sad reality, I certainly hope that we can get there.”More on MLive:‘Flood’ of copycat threats follow Michigan school shooting4th victim dies in hospital after Oxford High School shootingPetition aims to rename Oxford High School stadium after shooting victim Tate MyreWhat we know about the three students killed in the Oxford High School shootingTop Michigan Senate Republican urges ‘balance’ as Democrats push for change in wake of Oxford school shooting15-year-old charged as an adult with terrorism, murder in Oxford High School shootingThree Oxford High School shooting victims discharged from hospital, one remains in critical conditionMHSAA executive director Mark Uyl shares sorrow, offers support to OxfordSchool officials met with Oxford High shooting suspect, parents about ‘concerning’ behaviorOxford High School shooting was planned, prosecutor says. ‘It isn’t even a close call.’Sheriff: Viral video doesn’t show Oxford High School shooter impersonating policeTestimony: Teen took video about killing students night before Oxford High School shooting

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‘A flood’ of copycat threats of violence follow deadly Oxford High School shooting, sheriff says

The sheriff believes those making the threats either think “it is funny,” or they’re trying to ensure classes are cancelled. Bouchard also addressed public sharing of untrue rumors surrounding the school shooting. Related: 15-year-old charged as an adult with terrorism, murder in Oxford High School shootingThe FBI is asking anyone information regarding threats of violence 1-800-CALL-FBI or submit tips online at https://tips.fbi.gov. More on MLive:4th victim dies in hospital after Oxford High School shootingPetition aims to rename Oxford High School stadium after shooting victim Tate MyreWhat we know about the three students killed in the Oxford High School shootingTop Michigan Senate Republican urges ‘balance’ as Democrats push for change in wake of Oxford school shooting15-year-old charged as an adult with terrorism, murder in Oxford High School shootingThree Oxford High School shooting victims discharged from hospital, one remains in critical conditionMHSAA executive director Mark Uyl shares sorrow, offers support to OxfordSchool officials met with Oxford High shooting suspect, parents about ‘concerning’ behaviorOxford High School shooting was planned, prosecutor says. ‘It isn’t even a close call.’Sheriff: Viral video doesn’t show Oxford High School shooter impersonating policeTestimony: Teen took video about killing students night before Oxford High School shooting

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Sheriff: Viral video doesn’t show Oxford High School shooter impersonating police

PONTIAC, MI – A viral video recorded inside a classroom on lockdown during a fatal shooting at Oxford High School does not show the shooter impersonating a police officer, despite online claims. Related: 15-year-old charged as an adult with terrorism, murder in Oxford High School shootingThe recording starts with a knock at the door. Less than a day after the Oxford High School shooting, the video has become a defining image of the incident. It’s hurtful to the victims, and it spreads false, sad misinformation.”READ MORE ON MLIVE:15-year-old charged as an adult with terrorism, murder in Oxford High School shooting4th victim dies in hospital after Oxford High School shootingWhat we know about the students killed in the Oxford High School shootingPolice release names of victims in deadly shooting at Oxford High SchoolHurting Oxford community comes together after school shootingPetition aims to rename Oxford High School stadium after shooting victim Tate MyrePolice deny existence of threats prior to Oxford High School shooting that left three students deadGov. Whitmer orders flags to half-staff in honor of Oxford High School shooting victims‘My heart goes out to the families,’ President Biden says of Oxford High School shootingNational trend of school shootings strikes Michigan, shaking delicate sense of security‘This wound will never go away:’ Local officials react to Oxford High School shooting

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