New Zealand mosque shootings kill 49, wound dozens

At least 49 people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand on March 15, 2019. One man was charged with murder. Two others were being held in custody.
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At least 49 people were killed in mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand on March 15, 2019. One man was charged with murder. Two others were being held in custody.

David Travis Bland won the South Carolina Press Association’s 2017 Judson Chapman Award for community journalism. As The State’s crime, police and public safety reporter, he strives to inform communities about crimes that affect them and give deeper insight into victims, the accused and law enforcement. He studied history with a focus on the American South at the University of South Carolina.