Category: Mass shooting

mass-shootings-plummet-to-record-low-in-2020-possibly-due-to-lockdowns-and-focus-on-other-tragedies
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Dec
2020

Mass Shootings Plummet To Record Low In 2020 Possibly Due To Lockdowns And Focus On Other TragediesMass Shootings Plummet To Record Low In 2020 Possibly Due To Lockdowns And Focus On Other Tragedies

The number of mass shootings in 2020 plummeted to a more than 10-year low and the lockdowns and other aspects of the pandemic may have contributed to the significant decrease, the Associated Press reported. Experts point to the lack of gatherings throughout the year as one factor that led to fewer opportunities for mass shootings […]

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Dec
2020

Special Forces Sergeant Arrested For Murders At Illinois Bowling AlleySpecial Forces Sergeant Arrested For Murders At Illinois Bowling Alley

A 37-year old U.S. serviceman from Florida was charged with three murders after opening fire at an Illinois bowling alley in what authorities have called a random attack, numerous sources reported. Duke Webb was charged with three counts of murder and three counts of first-degree attempted murder in the Saturday shootings at Don Carter Lanes […]

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Dec
2020

Police Fatally Shoot Gunman Who Opened Fire At New York City Church Christmas ConcertPolice Fatally Shoot Gunman Who Opened Fire At New York City Church Christmas Concert

Police shot and killed a gunman who opened fire at the end of a Christmas concert being held outside of a New York City cathedral on Sunday, numerous sources reported. Three New York Police Department (NYPD) officers fired 15 shots at the unidentified man after he opened fire with two semi automatic handguns while yelling […]

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police-search-for-gunman-who-shot-and-killed-two-people-at-sacramento-mall-during-black-friday
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Nov
2020

Police Search For Gunman Who Shot And Killed Two People At Sacramento Mall During Black FridayPolice Search For Gunman Who Shot And Killed Two People At Sacramento Mall During Black Friday

November 28, 2020 9:46 PM ET Police in Sacramento, California are searching for a gunman who killed two people at a mall during Black Friday, numerous sources reported. Two teens were shot and killed after gunfire broke out at Arden Fair Mall at roughly 6 p.m. near a mall entrance, the Associated Press reported. SPD […]

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Nov
2020

Police Search For Gunman Who Shot 8 People At Wisconsin MallPolice Search For Gunman Who Shot 8 People At Wisconsin Mall

Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire Friday at a mall in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, injuring 8, numerous sources reported. Witnesses inside Mayfair Mall said they heard roughly 8 to 12 gunshots at around 2:50 p.m. near the mall’s entrance by Macy’s, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  Massive police presence outside Mayfair. Witness […]

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ohio-supreme-court-rules-against-media-suing-for-access-to-mass-shooter’s-records,-cites-student-privacy-act
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Nov
2020

Ohio Supreme Court Rules Against Media Suing For Access To Mass Shooter’s Records, Cites Student Privacy ActOhio Supreme Court Rules Against Media Suing For Access To Mass Shooter’s Records, Cites Student Privacy Act

Ohio’s Supreme Court ruled against numerous national and local media organizations that requested access to the student records of the man who committed a mass shooting in 2019, numerous sources reported. The court ruled 6-1 that the Ohio Student Privacy Act prohibits public schools from disclosing records of students or former students without consent from […]

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Jul
2020

Arizona Man Sentenced To Prison For Selling Ammunition To Las Vegas Mass Shooter Stephen PaddockArizona Man Sentenced To Prison For Selling Ammunition To Las Vegas Mass Shooter Stephen Paddock

July 01, 2020 11:28 AM ET An Arizona man has been sentenced to 13 months in prison after selling illegally manufactured ammunition to Stephen Paddock, the shooter who killed 59 people in Las Vegas in 2017, numerous sources reported. Douglas Haig, 57, pleaded guilty in November to a federal charge of manufacturing ammunition without a […]

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Apr
2020

US Consulate Warned Americans In Nova Scotia Of Active Shooter — RCMP Failed To Use Emergency AlertUS Consulate Warned Americans In Nova Scotia Of Active Shooter — RCMP Failed To Use Emergency Alert

April 22, 2020 3:45 PM ET The United States consulate in Halifax warned Americans living in Nova Scotia about an active shooter on a rampage in that province Monday — while the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) only sent out a tweet and a Facebook post. At least 22 people died between Saturday and Sunday […]

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Apr
2020

At Least 10 People Including Officer Dead In Canada Shooting RampageAt Least 10 People Including Officer Dead In Canada Shooting Rampage

April 19, 2020 7:33 PM ET At least 10 people including a policewoman were killed in a shooting rampage in Canada that began Saturday, numerous sources reported. Gabriel Wortman, 51, was identified by authorities as the gunman who went on a 12-hour shooting rampage in Nova Scotia beginning Saturday night, killing at least 10 people […]

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christchurch-mosque-shooter-pleads-guilty-to-terrorism,-murder
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Mar
2020

Christchurch Mosque Shooter Pleads Guilty To Terrorism, MurderChristchurch Mosque Shooter Pleads Guilty To Terrorism, Murder

March 25, 2020 10:21 PM ET The man who slaughtered 51 worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand in March 2019 has pleaded guilty to all charges pressed against him, including murder and terrorism, in a surprise deal with prosecutors, NPR reported Wednesday. Brenton Tarrant, 29, is the Australian white supremacist responsible committing the […]

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