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Active Shooter Incidents in the United States in 2016 and 2017

Categories: Crime/Justice,Guns,Headlines,Statistics,Terrorism

https://www.fbi.gov/file-repository/active-shooter-incidents-us-2016-2017.pdf

Provides information about the 50 shootings in 2016 and 2017 which the FBI has designated as active shooter incidents.  Defines an “active shooter” as one or more individuals actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a populated area.  From the Federal Bureau of Investigation