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Mass Murder with Firearms: Incidents and Victims, 1999-2013

Categories: Crime/Justice,Guns,Statistics

Analyzes mass shootings, defined as those involving 3 or more killings in a single incident, for a 15 year period (1999-2013).  Covers more than 300 such events involving the murder of 1,554 victims and calls for improved data collection for policy making.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists