Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill Tuesday to help prevent gun violence in mental health emergencies. It allows families to request notification when police return guns to loved ones.
It’s called the Sheena Henderson Act and it’s named for a Spokane woman.
Sheena’s husband Chris had been making suicidal threats before police confiscated his gun.
The day after they returned it, he fatally shot his wife and himself.
Friend Kristin Otoupalik said Sheena should have been told about the gun.