A tent covers the body of the alleged gunman at Michigan State University.
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A gunman at Michigan State University shot dead three people before taking his own life. Two criminologists explain how the incident fits a pattern of campus attacks.
Two mourners embrace at a memorial for those killed in the Parkland, Florida, school shooting in 2018.
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Some Americans hoped the Parkland shooting in 2018 would herald a turning point for gun violence in schools. Shootings, and deaths, have continued – and gotten more frequent.
Two deadly mass shootings have California on edge.
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Mass shooters over the age of 60 are rare, but often differ from younger gunmen in motives and actions prior to their attack.
The latest target in America’s gun crime epidemic.
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At least six people have been killed in an attack at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia. It happened amid a surge of mass shootings in the US.
St Louis’ Central Visual and Performing Arts High School – the latest scene of school gun violence.
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On Oct. 24, while a teenage gunman was pleading guilty for a deadly school incident in Michigan, another school shooting was taking place in St. Louis.
Connecting can mean sharing a hearty laugh.
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Psychology researchers know what kinds of behavior enhance feelings of social connection.
Le 24 mai 2022, des policiers se tiennent devant l'école Robb, à Uvarde (Texas),Le 24 mai 2022, des policiers se tiennent devant l’école Robb, à Uvarde (Texas), où un tireur a tué au moins 19 enfants et deux adultes quelques heures plus tôt avant d’être abattu.
où un tireur a tué au moins 19 enfants et deux adultes quelques heures plus tôt avant d'être abattu.
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L’examen d’une base de données recensant toutes les informations disponibles sur les auteurs des « mass shootings » aux États-Unis est porteur de certains importants enseignements.
El arzobispo de San Antonio, Gustavo García-Siller, consuela a las familias tras el mortal tiroteo en una escuela de Uvalde, Texas, el 24 de mayo de 2022.
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De los 13 tiroteos masivos en escuelas que han tenido lugar en Estados Unidos, los tres más mortíferos se produjeron en la última década. Los datos de estos ataques ayudaron a los criminólogos a construir un perfil de los pistoleros.
The archbishop of San Antonio, Gustavo Garcia-Siller, comforts families following a deadly school shooting at a school in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24, 2022.
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Of the 13 mass school shootings that have taken place in the US, the three most deadly occurred in the last decade. Data from these attacks helped criminologists build a profile of the gunmen.
Friends and families gather outside the civic center after the mass school shooting on May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas.
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A school shooting in a small Texas town was almost as deadly as the worst such event in US history. Such shootings have increased in frequency over the last few years.
Many mass shooters show signs of distress before their attack.
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When young people plan a mass shooting, especially at a school, they typically reveal their plans in advance. Two scholars weigh in on whether the warning signs are being heeded in the right way.
Racial hatred is a factor in 13% of mass shootings at grocery stores.
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A suspect apparently motivated by a white supremacist agenda shot dead 10 shoppers. Analysis shows that mass shootings – and those at grocery stores – are on the rise.
So far in 2021, there have been over 200 school shootings.
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With school shootings in 2021 at the highest they’ve ever been, experts on the topic offer advice about what to do about it.
Dancing with danger.
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Gangs have changed in the decades since ‘West Side Story’ first came out – they are deadlier, and their demographics are different – as are the means law enforcement use to control them.
So far, there have been 222 school shootings in 2021.
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School shootings are typically preceded by a series of warning signs. Are educators, police and policymakers paying enough attention?
People hold a vigil for the victims of the Saugus High School shooting in Santa Clarita, California, in 2019.
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The pandemic largely gave America a reprieve from school shootings. Two criminologists say gun violence could return to America’s schools worse than before as in-person classes resume.
Tragedy: Students from Columbine High School mourn a friend who was one of 12 killed in the 1999 mass shooting.
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Lockdown conditions prompted by the COVID pandemic are among the likely reasons for a spike in domestic murder-suicides in 2020.
Cremation on the banks of the Ganges river, India.
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When the 1918 influenza pandemic struck India, the death toll was highest among the poor.
Parents gather in a circle to pray at a recreation center where students were reunited with their parents after a shooting at a suburban Denver middle school May 7.
The 1999 Columbine high school shooting spawned a generation of school shooters who tried to copy it, research shows.
Police secure the main entrance to UNC Charlotte after a shooting at the school that left at least two people dead, Tuesday, April 30.
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The April 30 shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte isn’t an outlier. Research shows it fits a familiar pattern of campus shootings in terms of time and place.