The father of the teenager accused in Monday’s shooting at Memorial Middle School in Joplin has been charged in federal court with illegally possessing several firearms. Gregory Lynn White of Joplin is charged with being in possession of eight guns in violation of laws which prevent anyone convicted of a felony of being in possession of any firearm or ammunition. White has a 1988 criminal felony conviction for possession of methamphetamine in the State of California and a 1980 criminal felony conviction for burglary in the State of Florida. Nobody was hurt in this week’s school shooting.
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