The Highland Park shooting suspect had attempted suicide, threatened a family member with a knife, and made numerous posts and videos online about his obsession with violence. But Illinois State Police say there was no evidence of a “clear and present danger” when he submitted his firearm application three years ago.
Reset takes a closer look at how Illinois gun laws work, and whether more could have been done to prevent the mass shooting.
GUESTS: Patrick Smith, WBEZ criminal justice reporter
Annie Sweeney, reporter for the Chicago Tribune