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Mass Killings in the United States 2019


Mass killings in the United States, 2019.
Four or more dead (Suicides Indicated by an asterisk)
By a single killer
By any criminal means

==2019==
1) 6 January 2019 Lexington KY 6* killed (DWI/vehicular homicide) (https://lex18.com/breaking-news-emai...r-fiery-crash/)

2) 20 January 2019 Woodburn WA 4 killed (axe) (https://www.thedailybeast.com/man-ac...-cops?ref=home)

3) 23 January 2019 Sebring FL 5 killed (shot) (https://www.vosizneias.com/315048/20...t-negotiation/)

Incidents 3
Killed 15
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4) 24 January 2019 Rockmart GA 5? killed (shot) (http://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/sher...kmart-shooting)

Incidents 4
Killed 20
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So where do we stand compared to previous years.

I would be VERY disappointed if American exceptionalism did not result in a new record every year!
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Cheerleading is not appropriate.


Records are not comparable as I have gotten better at detecting incidents.
Year Killed Incidents
2006 137 33
2007 158 25
2008 141 28
2009 187 32
2010 115 23
2011 166 33
2012 164 25
2013 134 29
2014 163 33
2015 236 51
2016 309 58
2017 357 61
2018 321 59
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https://6abc.com/4th-person-dies-aft...state/5105986/

This sort of fell off the radar after noon today.
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Mass killings in the United States, 2019.
Four or more dead (Suicides Indicated by an asterisk)
By a single killer
By any criminal means

==2019==
1) 6 January 2019 Lexington KY 6* killed (DWI/vehicular homicide) (https://lex18.com/breaking-news-emai...r-fiery-crash/)
Counting DWIs seems like it will skew your results. His crime was driving when he shouldn't, not willful and intended murder. IIRC, that would only have been involuntary manslaughter a few years ago. But maybe I don't understand the point you are trying to make. Enlighten me.
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2) 20 January 2019 Woodburn WA 4 killed (axe) (https://www.thedailybeast.com/man-ac...-cops?ref=home)

Woodburn, OREGON.
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Thank you all #1 and #4 are corrected.

5) 24 January 2019 4* killed (shot) (https://6abc.com/4th-person-dies-aft...state/5105986/)

Incidents 5
Killed 23
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Not that I don't like data, but this feels like the sort of hobby that doesn't lead one to a long, happy, and fulfilling life.

You might consider a second statistic to track, like lives saved in acts of heroism, etc.
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6) 19 January 2019 Ascension Parish LA 5 killed (shot) (https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/louisi...ting-1.4994503)

Incidents 6
Killed 28
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A strange case in California. Also, the Commissioner would welcome any news of charges being brought in the Cockeyville, MD case:


7) 5 February 2019 Palm Springs CA 4 killed (shot) (https://www.kesq.com/news/three-peop...ms-/1002609968)

Incidents 7
Killed 30
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8) 11 February 2019 Polk County TX 5* killed (shot) (https://www.chron.com/news/houston-t...e-13607861.php)

Incidents 8
Killed 35
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9) 15 February 2019 Aurora IL 5 killed (shot) (https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/aurora...ting-1.5021912)

Incidents 9
Killed 40
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9) 15 February 2019 Aurora IL 5 killed (shot) (https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/aurora...ting-1.5021912)

Incidents 9
Killed 40
Technically six killed if you count the shooter killed by the police.

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The Commissioner has ruled the number dead includes only those killed by criminal means. A killer who commits the traditional suicide does count toward the total. A killer shot by the police is not included.



There is a new #4.


4) 26 January 2019 Gonzales LA 5 killed (shot) (https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_ro...2638679f3.html)


Incidents 10
Killed 45
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I like that ruling, and I'm glad the shooter is dead, but not counted.
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11) 16 February 2019 Clinton MS 4 killed (shot)( https://www.wlbt.com/2019/02/16/acti...place-clinton/)

Incidents 11
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12) Santa Anna CA 4 killed (DWI/vehicular homicide) (https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/l...505961321.html)

13) 18 February 2019 Cedar Springs MI 4 killed (shot)(https://wwmt.com/news/local/kent-co-...-cedar-springs)

Incidents 13
Killed 57
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Doesn't seem right to count suicides, or the auto accidents. If you're doing that you may as well count all deaths, as all deaths are untimely save the few who actually die from old age. After all, this is a destructive social paradigm.
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There is a new #2.

2) 19 January 2019 Canby OR 4 killed (shot) (https://katu.com/news/local/sheriff-...-shoot-suspect)


Incidents 14
Killed 61
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There is a new #9.


9) 2 February 2019 Bowie MD 6 killed (DWI/Vehicular Homicide) (https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/l...506021111.html)


Incidents 15
Killed 67
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16) 1 March 2019 Oklahoma City OK 4* killed (reckless driving) (https://kfor.com/2019/03/01/4-killed...sh-along-i-40/)

17) 25 March 2019 Duval County TX 4(?) killed (reckless driving) (https://ktiv.com/2019/03/25/4-killed...n-south-texas/)

Incidents 17
Killed 75
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A couple people have asked & you haven't answered yet; why are you including auto accidents in this list?

I agree that the victims are no less dead than those intentionally killed with a gun or a knife but the drivers didn't necessarily set with any intent to kill anyone.
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The Commissioner has ruled that this is a list of killings of four or more people by a single killer in on emotional event by any criminal means. It gets dicey when the killer also does, and so in not charged. Previously, he was criticized that the list included a dead man with a gun, but not a dead driver in a car. Now it does. If the news report indicates the driver most likely would have been charged had he survived, it goes on the list.
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18) 27 March 2019 Centennial AZ 4* killed (DWI) (https://www.azcentral.com/story/news...rs/3294090002/)

Incidents 18
Killed 79
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There is a new #16, a murder-suicide.

16) 27 February 2019 Jolliet IL 4* killed (shot) (http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/cri...cide-in-joliet)

Incidents 19
Killed 83
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While there is not sufficient information yet to be definitive:
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Mandan police say they discovered several bodies inside a property management business southeast of here when authorities were responding to a medical call Monday, April 1.

Mandan Police are investigating with the assistance of North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation. Morton County Sheriff's Office is also assisting.

The Mandan Police Department will be holding a press conference at 5 p.m. in Mandan City Hall in regards to a number of bodies found in a business in southeast Mandan.
https://www.jamestownsun.com/news/cr...usiness-police

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Mandan Police say 3 males and 1 female were found deceased early Monday morning. Next of kin has not been notified, as the victims have not been identified according to Mandan Police. This is a multiple homicide scene and Police say they are actively searching for a suspect, but no information on who that suspect may be.

Police say the 'containment' and the 'investigation' do not lead them to believe anyone is in danger, however they won't comment further on public safety beyond saying 'there's no indication the public is in danger.' It's being treated as a homicide. There are no reasons to believe public safety is an issue at this time.
https://www.kxnet.com/news/bismarck-...ing/1893223810
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The Commissioner thanks PastTense.

20) 1 April 2019 Mandan ND, 4 killed (not reported) (https://www.apnews.com/3394e4da5e954e49be1624750eb37ebf)


Incidents 20
Killed 87
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Any more information about the Mandan incident?

When I first heard about it, I wondered if it might be some totally accidental thing like carbon monoxide poisoning, until later updates said it was definitely a homicide and that the community at large is not in danger, which is LEO's way of saying they have a pretty good idea who did it, and that like most crime of all types, this person or people knew the victims.
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21) 1 April 2019 Loxley AL 4 killed (reckless driving) (https://www.usnews.com/news/best-sta...ama-interstate)

Incidents 21
Killed 91
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22) 11 April 2018 Phoenix AZ 4 killed (multiple) (https://www.nydailynews.com/news/cri...z2m-story.html)

Incidents 22
Killed 95
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Any more information about the Mandan incident?
there is a little,
Business co-owner Robert Fakler and three employees, William and Lois Cobb and Adam Fuehrer were found shot and stabbed … prosecutors have charged 44-year-old Chad Isaak, a Washburn chiropractor, will killing the four. He lived on property managed by (the company) …
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23) 22 April 2019 North Fort Worth TX 4 killed (not reported) (https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Fo...508906071.html)

Incidents 23
Killed 99
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The Commissioner is monitoring the situation in Denver. (https://www.denverpost.com/2019/04/2...od-semi-crash/)
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Driver is being charged with VH, but the police say that it was not intentional. I think there was a boat accident last summer that was counted in the list, even though it was not intentional, for just that reason. And, well, it looked damn horrific.
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24) 26 April 2019 Denver CO 4 killed (vehicular homicide) (https://www.denverpost.com/2019/04/2...od-semi-crash/)

Incidents 24
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25) 27 April 2019 Sumner County TN 5 killed (shot) (https://abcnews.go.com/US/people-fou...ry?id=62681300)

Incidents 25
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25) 27 April 2019 Sumner County TN 5 killed (shot) (https://abcnews.go.com/US/people-fou...ry?id=62681300)

Incidents 25
Killed 108
Now 7 killed.

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25) 27 April 2019 Sumner County TN 7 killed (shot) (https://abcnews.go.com/US/people-fou...ry?id=62681300)


26) 28 April 2019 West Chester Township OH 4 killed (shot) (https://www.cincinnati.com/story/new...te/3615809002/)


Incidents 26
Killed 110

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A mistake on my part. Thank you.
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26) 28 April 2019 West Chester Township OH 4 killed (shot) (https://www.cincinnati.com/story/new...te/3615809002/)


27) 7 May 2019 Toppenish WA 4 killed (vehicular homicide) (https://q13fox.com/2019/05/08/4-kill...hington-crash/)


Incidents 27
Killed 118
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The North Saint Louis killing is still pending more information.

PP) 13 May 2019 North Saint Louis MO 4 killed? (https://www.kmov.com/news/shot-dead-...85e710cf1.html) (pending. No real word on “one killer” or suicide)
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The previous pending case is presently disallowed as reports indicate a number of killers.


28) 17 May 2019 McDonough GA 4 killed (vehicular homicide) (https://www.boston25news.com/news/tr...tate/950832270)


Incidents 28
Killed 122
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29) 24 May 2019 Kingman AZ 5* killed (vehicular homicide) (https://www.azfamily.com/traffic/kil...540578c18.html)

Incidents 29
Killed 127
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30) 25 May 2019 Ann Arbor MI 4* killed (vehicular homicide) (https://www.clickondetroit.com/all-a...ree-identified)


Incidents 30
Killed 131
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There is a new #22 as the police have confirmed a traditional murder-suicide.

22) 1 April 2019 Cedar Hill TX 4* killed (shot/arson) (http://www.fox4news.com/news/me-past...led-his-family)

Incidents 31
Killed 135


The Commissioner is monitoring the situation in Dinwiddie Virginia and is awaiting more details.

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Virginia Beach, VA 11 killed & 6 injured, at the municipal complex by a long time employee.
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Now says 12 killed – perhaps they are now counting the shooter (killed by police, which I think should be counted as a suicide, since he was exchanging fire with them).

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