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Archive for the ‘Mass shooting’ Category

9/16/2013: a 34-year-old man goes on a rampage at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., killing 12 people and wounding several others over the course of 1 hour before he is killed.

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Mexico City: Men dressed as mariachi musicians killed 4 and wounded 9 in Garibaldi Plaza.



Active shooting in Cincinnati; alleged perpetrator killed; multiple wounded and several killed.

Jacksonville: 2 dead and 11 wounded, before the gunman killed himself at a video game tournament. Why?

Mass shooting in Jacksonville, Florida



  • “What happened: A shooting occurred during a Madden 19 Tournament in Jacksonville, Florida…..
  • The victims: The….preliminary reports say 11 people were shot and 4 were killed.
  • The suspect: “One suspect is dead at the scene,” the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office tweeted.”


Pennsylvania: “…. it started as a fight at the cash register between two customers……[A] man grabbed a gun out of a woman’s wristband and began shooting. Police say at least 10 shots were fired…..[A]t least 5 wounded….”


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What prompted a 29-year old man to fire a handgun into restaurants and cafes in Toronto’s Greektown, killing a 10-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman and wounding 13 others.

A mass shooting punctured a busy neighborhood of Toronto on Sunday night, shooting 14, killing 1. The shooter was also killed.

Fourteen people have been wounded, some seriously, in a knife attack on a bus in Lübeck, Germany



7/20/2012: A mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, CO that killed 12 and wounded 70 others.


“……On this day in 2012, gunman James Holmes started a mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, a Denver suburb, killing 12 people—the youngest a 6-year-old girl—and injuring at least 70 others.

The Aurora shooting took place shortly after the start of a crowded midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises, which opened across the United States that day. It was the deadliest mass shooting in Colorado since the 1999 Columbine shooting…..”


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