Here in the southern U.S. it isn't uncommon for even elders to own high-capacity handguns and assault rifles (AR-15s and AK-47s). I've known several. Though it is usually kept on the down low if they want to keep their privileges.
J. W. Man charged in 8 rural Virginia shooting deaths
Probably just a coincidence but I wonder if the murderer is related to this reporter:
Mr. Speight, 39, had been distant since his mother died of cancer
Oops. Jehoopla's gonna be pissed b/c he isn't heeding the command to be joyful and not mourn the dead too long.