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Old 01-20-2018, 02:14 AM
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2018 Mass Killings in the United States

Mass killings in the United States.
Four or more dead (including suicides)
By a single killer
By any criminal means

==2018==
1) 5 January 2018, Santa Clarita CA, 4 killed (shot) (http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/l...105-story.html)
2) 8 January 2018 Galveston TX, 4 killed (shot) (http://abc13.com/murder-suicide-at-s...-dead/2912398/)
3) 18 January 2018 Calhoun County AL, 4 killed (shot) (http://www.wbrc.com/story/37299290/c...illing-himself)

Incidents 3
Killed 12
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Old 01-28-2018, 08:16 PM
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4) 28 January 2018 Melcroft PA, 5 killed (shot) (https://www.vosizneias.com/290190/20...ania-car-wash/)

Incidents 4
Killed 16
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Old 01-29-2018, 08:42 AM
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Despite previous reports, #4 has four dead, not five. One is still in hospital. Also adding a new #5, assuming that there was only one killer.

4) 28 January 2018 Melcroft PA, 4 killed (shot) (https://www.vosizneias.com/290190/20...ania-car-wash/) killer is in critical condition may not live

5) 29 January 2018 Reading PA, 4 killed (shot) (http://www.mcall.com/news/breaking/m...129-story.html) ONE KILLER?


Incidents 5

Killed 20
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6) 10 February 2018 Johnson County KY, 5 killed (shot) (https://www.reuters.com/article/us-u...-idUSKBN1FV07J)





Incidents 6
Killed 25

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7) 14 February 2018 Parkland FL, 17 killed (shot) (https://www.vosizneias.com/291498/20...hool-shooting/)


Incidents 7
Killed 42
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Vox article today:
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In December 2012, a gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and killed 20 children, six adults, and himself. Since then, there have been at least 1,607 mass shootings, with at least 1,846 people killed and 6,459 wounded.

The counts come from the Gun Violence Archive, a database that tracks events since 2013 in which four or more people (not counting the shooter) were shot at the same general time and location. The database’s researchers comb through hundreds of news stories, police reports, and other sources each day and individually verify the reports. Still, since some shootings aren't reported, the database is likely missing some shootings, and some are missing details. The count is also a constant work in progress, so some of the numbers and details may be slightly imprecise.
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1607 mass shootings in 5 years. Almost 1846 dead.

‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens

http://www.gunviolencearchive.org

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Old 02-16-2018, 12:38 AM
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This list does not address mass shootings.
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Old 02-16-2018, 03:00 PM
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No, it does address mass killings tho, and many of those shot are also killed. It's just a source for information, eh.
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1,607 mass shootings, with at least 1,846 people killed and 6,459 wounded.
That means an average of 1.15 dead per "mass" shooting, and an average of 4.02 wounded. Certainly not a good thing, but it looks like we have defined "mass" waaayyyy downward.
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Old 02-16-2018, 05:20 PM
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That means an average of 1.15 dead per "mass" shooting, and an average of 4.02 wounded. Certainly not a good thing, but it looks like we have defined "mass" waaayyyy downward.
That's an average of 5.2 killed or wounded per incident. What do you think the minimum of wounded and dead should be to qualify as "mass"? The FBI defines mass killings as 4 or more so I think 5.2 shot meets the definition of mass shooting (I'm assuming the 4.02 wounded were shot - maybe not true).
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8) 16 February 2016 Keego Harbor MI, 4 killed (shot) (https://www.freep.com/story/news/loc...ide/351559002/)

Events: 8
Killed: 46
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Old 02-27-2018, 08:26 AM
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9) 26 February 2018 Van Buren TWP MI, 4 killed (shot?) (http://www.fox2detroit.com/news/loca...ter-carjacking)

Events: 9
Killed: 50

In this case, five people died, but the Commissioner has ruled that the suicide does not count as it happened after a cooling-off period.
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This incident is posted presuming that the killer died by his own hand.

10) 9 March 2018 Yountville CA, 4 killed) (shot) (http://abc7news.com/officials-3-host...-home/3196562/)


Events: 10
Killed: 54
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Old 03-10-2018, 05:25 PM
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Summary of mass killing casualties through 03/10/18, according to OP sources:

Maniacal Mass Killing Deaths:

Parkland 17



Other Mass Killing Deaths

Suicide: 8
Direct Family or Partners of Suicides: 21
Friends\Associates of Suicides: 3
Bystanders to Suicides: 1
Unsolved: 4
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11) 11 March 2018 Mount Pleasant NC, (4 killed) (beaten) (http://counton2.com/2018/03/10/suspe...mily-to-death/)

Events: 11
Killed: 58
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This incident is posted presuming that the killer died by his own hand.

10) 9 March 2018 Yountville CA, 4 killed) (shot) (http://abc7news.com/officials-3-host...-home/3196562/)


Events: 10
Killed: 54
Actually, 5 died, because one of the women was 7 months pregnant.

Where I live, if a fetus of any age dies in the commission of a crime, even if the mother makes a full recovery, the perpetrator can be charged with and convicted of "nonconsensual termination of a human pregnancy".
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Old 03-13-2018, 09:02 PM
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12) 13 March 2018 Spanaway WA, 4* killed (Shot) (https://www.cbsnews.com/news/officia...lling-himself/)

Events: 12
Killed: 62
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13) 14 March 2018 Brooklyn NY, 4* killed (shot) (https://nypost.com/2018/03/14/toddle...d-in-brooklyn/)

Events: 13
Killed: 66
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14) 26 March 2018 near Westport CA, 8* killed (vehicular homicide) (http://www.sacbee.com/news/state/cal...207648264.html)


Events: 14
Killed: 75
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Old 04-02-2018, 11:27 AM
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Isn't that premature? The article says the police are looking into the possibility of suicide, but earlier have said they had no evidence the crash was intentional.
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Old 04-02-2018, 10:40 PM
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I shall correct it if need be.
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Old 04-10-2018, 09:41 PM
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15) 10 April 2018 Branson MO, 4* killed (shot)( https://nypost.com/2018/04/10/neighb...urder-suicide/)



Events: 15
Killed: 79
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Old 04-13-2018, 08:44 AM
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The Commissioner has ruled that the recent murder-suicide-incest case cannot be included as the bodies were found so far apart that the murders did not occur in a single emotional event. (https://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/...ion/510572002/)
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Old 04-15-2018, 02:34 AM
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Charges have now been filed in the 5 April Syracuse fire. This is now #15, with 16 incidents on the list.

15) 5 April 2018 Syracuse NY, 4 killed (arson) (http://www.syracuse.com/expo/erry-20...fire_clai.html)
16) 10 April 2018 Branson MO, 4* killed (shot)( https://nypost.com/2018/04/10/neighb...urder-suicide/)


Events: 16
Killed: 83

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17) 18 April 2018 Asheville NC, 4* killed (shot) (http://www.startribune.com/police-4-...ing/480267993/)



Events: 17
Killed: 87
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Old 04-22-2018, 09:20 AM
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18) 22 April 2018 Antioch TN 4 killed (shot) (http://abcnews.go.com/US/dead-injure...ry?id=54643375)

Events: 18
Killed: 91
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Old 05-05-2018, 07:47 AM
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19) 3 May 2018 Grand Forks ND 4 killed (shot?) (http://www.startribune.com/officer-f...ome/481645691/)

Events: 19
Killed: 95


Now I am somehow convinced I did not add four to the total.
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Old 05-08-2018, 04:39 PM
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20) 8 May 2018 Brookville MD 4 killed* (shot) (https://wtop.com/montgomery-county/2...sence/slide/1/)


Events: 20
Killed: 99
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Old 05-11-2018, 09:08 AM
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It's not US, but Australia just had their worst mass shooting in 22 years, a murder-suicide of a single family. Article.


Their "accepted definition of a mass shooting four deaths excluding the shooter in a single event " which I believe was your question at one point.
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Hi Paul. I just wanted to say - I appreciate that you keep these tallies (not that I assume you've been wondering what I think, of course). The victims deserve our attention.
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Old 05-17-2018, 07:22 PM
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21) 16 May 2018 Tarrant County TX 5 killed* (shot) (https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Po...482804161.html)
Events: 21
Killed: 104
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(The Commissioner notes that only incidents with four or more dead at the hands of single killer are included on this list.)
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22) 18 May 2018 Santa Fe TX 10 killed (shot) (https://www.ksdk.com/article/news/cr.../285-553862431)
Events: 22
Killed: 114
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23) 28 May 2018 Murfreesboro TN 4 killed* (shot) (http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/05/29...f-at-home.html)
Events: 23
Killed: 118
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(Tough call, the lady who was driving was charged with only three counts of murder, although another person also died. The report was unclear on when this happened. The police did not say why they were chasing her.)



24) 1 June 2018? Kansas City MO, 4 killed (vehicular homicide) (https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-...e-chase-crash/)
Events: 24
Killed: 122

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25) Orlando FL, 5* killed (shot) (http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crim...611-story.html)

Events: 25
Killed: 127
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Let me repost the last two. A new #25 has moved the Orlando incident down to #26.

25) 10 June 2018 Parkville MO, 4* killed (shot) (http://www.kansascity.com/news/local...212936379.html)

26) 11 June 2018 Orlando FL, 5* killed (shot) (http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crim...611-story.html)

Events: 26
Killed: 131
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27) 17 June 2018 Big Wells TX, 5 killed (Vehicular Homicide) (http://www.newswest9.com/story/38443...ol-chase-in-tx)

Events: 27
Killed: 136
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27) 17 June 2018 Big Wells TX, 5 killed (Vehicular Homicide) (http://www.newswest9.com/story/38443...ol-chase-in-tx)

Events: 27
Killed: 136
Vehicular Homicide?
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28) 28 June 2018 Annapolis MD, 5 killed (shot) (https://www.cbsnews.com/news/annapol...-live-updates/)
Events: 28
Killed: 141
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As to #27, The Commissioner may have acted rashly. The police caused a high-speed chase. The driver of the SUV lost control, killing seven people. Such an event usually does not qualify for The List. But in this case, the driver survived. The Commissioner assumes he will be charged. As events change so may items on The List.
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The Commissioner has awarded the asterisk for the traditional suicide tentatively.

29) 10 July 2018 Prices Corner DE, 5* killed (shot) (http://6abc.com/5-found-shot-to-deat...-home/3734627/)

Events: 29
Killed: 146
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Old 07-14-2018, 09:09 AM
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There is a new #12, as an arrest was made in the Fountain Hills case.

12) 13 March 2018 Maricopa County AZ, 4 killed (vehicular homicide) (https://www.whio.com/news/local/driv...PMR3bGbSbF6vK/)

Events: 30
Killed: 150

This gives us two incidents on 13 March 2018.

A corrected list is available if anyone asks.
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Old 07-27-2018, 08:59 AM
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There are now charges in the Delray Beach traffic accident. This gives us a new #20.

20) 28 April 2018 Delray Beach FL 4 killed (Vehicular Homicide) (http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/pa...724-story.html)

Events: 31
Killed: 154
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This is sort of pending. At the moment The Commissioner is assuming that the killer killed himself (as so counts toward the total).

32) 27 July 2018 Robstown TX 5* killed (shot) (https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...ome/854178002/)

Events: 32
Killed: 159
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33) 30 July 2018 Queens NY 4* killed (shot) (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...r-suicide.html)
Events: 33
Killed: 163
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34) 12 August 2018 Clear Lake CA 4* killed (shot) (https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/8...icide-leaves-4)

Events: 34
Killed: 167
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35) 25 August 2018 Jacksonville FL At least 4 killed (shot) (https://www.news4jax.com/news/mass-s...nville-landing)

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At least four people are dead and several others wounded Sunday afternoon in a mass shooting at the Jacksonville Landing.

Jacksonville police said one suspect is dead. News4Jax sources say he killed himself. The SWAT teams is doing a methodical search of Landing and the immediate area to make sure there are no additional gunmen... Early reports say the shooting began during a Madden 19 tournament at the Good Luck Have Fun Video game room inside Chicago Pizza. Several gunshots can be heard on the audio of a livestream of the tournament.
Events: 35
Killed: 171
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Delete my 35 entry: someone can't count--there are only 3 deaths.
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