US How often do mass killings happen at work? Data shows public shootings are fraction of US violence.
5 dead, 25 injured in shooting at LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs: Live updates
At least five people were killed and more than a dozen injured in a shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs, police said. Live updates.At least two people at Club Q confronted the shooter, who was using a "long rifle," and prevented him from injuring others, Colorado Springs Police Chief Adrian Vasquez said.
Six people died and several others were injured after authorities say a store manager opened fire at a Chesapeake, Virginia, Walmart Tuesday night, anotheracross the nation.
Officers found the shooter dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The tragedy, which took place in the store break room, comes days after at least five people were killed and at least 17 others injured at the
So far this year, 202 people have died in 40 mass killings across the nation, according to a
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LGBTQ leaders, activists and Pulse shooting survivors said they feared for their safety after a mass shooting Saturday at Club Q in Colorado Springs.But once she turned on her television and saw a press conference detailing a mass shooting Saturday night at Club Q, an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Leinonen put the pieces together quickly. Her son, Drew Leinonen, died from a mass shooting at the LGBTQ nightclub Pulse in 2016 in Florida.
Mass killings that unfold in public places are a small fraction of all U.S. mass killings. Those that occur at a workplace are an even smaller portion.
And workplace killings perpetrated by employees are comparatively rare, say experts like James Alan Fox, a criminologist and professor at Northeastern University. Here’s what to know.
How often do workplace mass killings occur?
There have been 17 mass killings at a workplace by a current or former employee since 2006, resulting in 106 deaths, according to the. That's about 3% of total mass killing incidents since 2006.
Judge weighs whether to unseal records in teens' killings
DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana judge said Tuesday that she will decide soon whether to unseal court records that led to a man’s arrest in the 2017 killings of two teenage girls, while a prosecutor urged the court to keep the documents sealed because others could be involved in the case. Special Judge Fran Gull said she'd decide the matter “in due haste” after she listened to arguments from attorneys for 50-year-old Richard Matthew Allen and the county prosecutor.
“In terms of workplace homicides, most are actually committed not by employees,” Fox said.
When an employee is the perpetrator of a workplace shooting, the assailant typically has felt wronged by the company, according to Fox.
“You can’t kill the company, but still can hurt the company by killing its employees,” he said. "It's typically anger and hostility towards the job or the company."
In 2020,at Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s shot and killed five coworkers before killing himself. It was the by a current or former employee since 2006, according to the database.
The year before, in February 2019, an employee at a manufacturing plant in, killed five co-workers. Officers killed the gunman following a 90-minute shootout.
Many workplace firearm-related homicides that aren’t classified as mass shootings are tied to robberies, and some to disgruntled customers or clients, Fox explained. Over the past decade,between 350 and 400, according to data from the . In 2018, 351 people were killed in a workplace firearm-related homicide.
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What defines a mass killing?
A mass killing is typically defined as an incident in which, not including the perpetrator.
Mass killings that unfold in public places like schools, markets or places of worship make up a small fraction of all U.S. mass killings. Of this year's 40 mass killings,, including the Chesapeake tragedy, were shootings that occurred in public places. Most occur in private homes. Over the past 16 years, about 70% of mass killings occurred in a residence or other shelter.
Since 2006, 2,742 people have died in 526 mass killings that occurred in all types of places, and the majority were shootings,. Of those, 361 victims died in 52 mass killings that unfolded .
One 2016published in a criminology journal found during a four-year period, a was the most common reason behind a mass killing.
Overall, roughly 45,000 people a year die of firearm-related injuries,
Chinese-made drones are flying in restricted DC airspace, sparking new spying fears in the nation's capital
There are rising concerns that the Chinese-made drones could be manipulated or hacked for purposes of espionage.The recreational drones made by the Chinese company DJI — a firm that supplies over 70% of the world's civilian drones — are being altered by users to work around restrictions that prevent them from flying into prohibited zones, the report said. This raises concerns that the drones could also be manipulated or hacked for purposes of espionage, though officials told Politico they do not believe the Chinese government is currently operating the swarms.
Contributing: John Bacon, Thao Nguyen and Mitchell Thorson, USA TODAY; The Associated Press.
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When defending the environment becomes a death sentence .
Most of them were Indigenous people, a DW analysis shows.When Indonesia's government decided to build a new capital, environmental defenders sounded the alarms. Sinking Jakarta will be the first metropolis to lose its main city status because of the climate crisis. But the decision to house the seat of government on the lush island of Borneo could worsen environmental damage in the archipelago and displace Indigenous communities from their ancestral lands. While plans for a new capital city are recent, the fight for land rights is old news for native Borneans.