Saturday, January 19, 2013
Hundreds of armed gun owners are expected to show up at the state Capitol as part of nationwide movement to support gun ownership.
Updated at 5:20 p.m. Saturday with crowd estimate A conservative group is hoping that tens of thousands turn out nationwide to show their support for gun ownership with their pocketbooks and picket signs the day before President Barack Obama is sworn in for a second term. The group, a coalition brought together for the event, declared Saturday as "Gun Appreciation Day." The hope is Americans nationwide will show their support for gun ownership by turning out en masse at gun stores, ranges and shows from coast to coast. “The Obama administration has shown that it is more than willing to trample the Constitution to impose its dictates upon the American people,” said Gun Appreciation Day Chairman Larry Ward in a press release. In Wisconsin, …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
The violent Azana Salon shootings have been the most obvious example, but a number of domestic violence cases have been in the news in recent weeks, including another involving a gun.
The horrific shooting spree last month at Azana Salon and Spa in Brookfield was the most high-profile — and most tragic — domestic violence incident in a series of them in recent weeks. Two Wisconsin legislators are pushing for tougher enforcement of gun rules in domestic violence cases, according to Business Insider, in the wake of the Azana shootings. But even supporters of their bill question whether that would have prevented Radcliffe Haughton from shooting seven people. Meanwhile, a 76-year-old Watertown man was charged with attempted homicide of a Waukesha police officer who was investigating a domestic disturbance. The man, Dick Petarius, fired a 12-gauge shotgun at the officer. Meanwhile, other less-violent incidents kept law …
Monday, October 22, 2012
Radcliffe Haughton was charged with disorderly conduct domestic abuse for the January 2011 incident. Charges were dropped, but the complaint alleged he aimed a gun at his wife during a 90-minute standoff in Brown Deer.
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Monday, October 22, 2012
Updated 2:45 p.m. Monday with information from Zina Haughton's petition for a restraining order against her husband and killer, Radcliffe Haughton: The man police say fatally shot his wife and two coworkers at a Brookfield spa was involved a police standoff involving his wife in 2011 and more recently, his wife said he threatened to throw acid in her face and jealously terrorized her "every waking moment," according to court documents. Radcliffe F. Haughton on Sunday killed his wife Zina, 42, of Brown Deer, and two of her coworkers at Azana Salon & Spa: Cary L. Robuck, 35, of Racine and Maelyn M. Lind, 38, of Oconomowoc, authorities said Monday. Four other women were injured; three were stable and one remained in critical condition. An Oct…
Sunday, October 21, 2012
A gunman opened fire in the Azana Salon, injuring four people and leaving four dead, including himself.
A Sunday morning shooting at the Azana Salon left four wounded and three dead. The gunman was identified as Radcliffe Haughton and the incident is believed to be related an on-going domestic violence case between Haughton and an employee of the salon. The three deceased victims have not yet been identified, but Patch has learned that the four women injured in the attack will survive. Police continue to investigate the incident, and Patch will update the story as more details become available.
Suspect, estranged husband of spa employee, found dead of self-inflicted wound following Sunday morning shooting near Brookfield Square mall.
Brookfield, WI — Four people were killed and four others injured Sunday morning at a mass shooting at the Azana Salon & Spa across the street from the Brookfield Square mall. Among the dead is the man police say was the shooter, 45-year-old Radcliffe Haughton of Brown Deer. His body was found inside a locked room in the spa, 200 N. Moorland Rd., Brookfield Police Chief Dan Tushaus said. Also killed was his estranged wife, 42-year-old Zina Haughton of Brown Deer. Tushaus said Haughton was the only suspect in the shootings. The Waukesha County Medical Examiner’s Office on Monday afternoon identified the other deceased victims as Cary L. Robuck, 35, of Racine, and Maelyn M. Lind, 38, of Oconomowoc. On Tuesday, autopsy reports indicated Zina …