Mass killings occur in USA once every...

Mass killings occur in USA once every two weeks

There are 2 comments on the WBIR-TV Knoxville story from Dec 19, 2012, titled Mass killings occur in USA once every two weeks. In it, WBIR-TV Knoxville reports that:

Mass killers target Americans once every two weeks on average, in attacks that range from robberies to horrific public shooting sprees like the massacre Friday of 27 people in Newtown, Conn., a USA TODAY examination found.

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The Dude Abides

Rochester, NY

#1 Dec 19, 2012
Plenty of Murder/Suicides within families on the news.
And lots of them are from Vets returning from Iraq and Afghanistan who aren't being treated for mental issues.

I have thus abided.
The Dude Abides

Rochester, NY

#2 Dec 19, 2012
Using news accounts and FBI records from 2006 through 2010, the most recent years for which complete records were available, USA TODAY identified 156 murders that met the FBI definitions of mass killings, where four or more people were killed.

All told, the attacks killed 774 people, including at least 161 young children.

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