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PolitiFact: Debunking Las Vegas Shooting Hoaxes

Photo by Al Powers/Powers Imagery/AP

A young woman hides inside the Sands Corporation plane hangar after a gunman opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest Festival on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in Las Vegas.

Photo by Al Powers/Powers Imagery/AP

Following the tragedy in Las Vegas, news outlets, TV personalities, online bloggers and social media players have all made varying claims about gun policies and statistics in America.

Misinformation has been spread and clarification is needed on semi-automatic vs. automatic weapons, how we define mass shootings, and many other terms regularly addressed in the conversations surrounding guns.

PolitiFact National Editor Angie Holan explains which claims the team has explored and separates fact from fiction.

Chris Remington

Producer, Insight

Chris joined Capital Public Radio’s “Insight with Beth Ruyak” in September 2016, booking a wide variety of guests, developing questions and producing music elements for the program.  Read Full Bio 

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