Family of Kansas JCC shooting victims settles gun purchase suit
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Family of Kansas JCC shooting victims settles gun purchase suit

Relatives say Walmart allowed an accomplice to purchase weapon used in 2014 shooting by killer, a convicted felon

In this photo provided by KSHB41 Action News, authorities respond to the Jewish community center after a shooting in Overland Park, Kan., Sunday, April 13, 2014. (photo credit: AP Photo/KSHB41 Action News)
In this photo provided by KSHB41 Action News, authorities respond to the Jewish community center after a shooting in Overland Park, Kan., Sunday, April 13, 2014. (photo credit: AP Photo/KSHB41 Action News)

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas — The family of two people fatally shot outside the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, Kansas, has settled a lawsuit with Walmart over one of the guns used in the shooting.

The Kansas City Star reported the settlement’s terms between Walmart and the family of William Corporon and his grandson, Reat Underwood, are confidential.

The two were killed in April 2014 by F. Glenn Miller Jr., who was trying to kill Jews. He also killed Terri LaManno at a nearby care center. None of the victims was Jewish.

The lawsuit contends at least one Walmart employee was present when another man bought the 12-gauge shotgun used to kill Corporon and Underwood at a Walmart in Republic, Missouri. Miller could not buy a gun because he was a felon.

F. Glenn Miller Jr. pictured during his capital murder trial on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, in the Johnson County Courthouse in Olathe, Kan. (Allison Long/The Kansas City Star via AP, Pool)
F. Glenn Miller Jr. pictured during his capital murder trial on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, in the Johnson County Courthouse in Olathe, Kan. (Allison Long/The Kansas City Star via AP, Pool)

He told the clerk that he did not have an ID on him, but the accomplice was allowed to complete the purchase in his stead.

A similar lawsuit filed by LaManno’s family is pending.

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