America’s Gun Violence Epidemic: Mass Shootings Getting Deadlier

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George Hennard, 35, crashed his truck through the wall of a Luby’s Cafeteria in Killeen, Texas. Hennard got out of the truck and began shooting, killing 23 people before turning the gun on himself. George Hennard
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7. San Ysidro McDonald’s massacre 21 killed on July 18, 1984.
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In San Ysidro, California, 41-year-old James Huberty, shot and killed 21 adults and children at a McDonald's. He was shot dead by police an hour after his attack began. Huberty
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8. University of Texas tower shooting 19 killed, including an unborn child plus the stabbing deaths of the shooter’s wife and mother the previous night, on August 1, 1966.
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Former U.S. Marine Charles Joseph Whitman killed his wife and mother, before climbing the University of Texas tower and shooting dead 16 people below. He was shot by police officers while still in the tower. Reuters/Jon Herskovitz
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9. Stoneman Douglas High School shooting 17 killed on February 14, 2018.
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Nikolas Cruz, 19, went to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and killed 17 people. Cruz, a former student at the school, was arrested and now faces the death penalty. Joe Raedle/Getty Images
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10. The Edmond post office shooting 14 killed on August 20, 1986.
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In Edmond, Oklahoma, part-time mail carrier Patrick Henry Sherrill killed 14 postal workers before shooting himself. The attack inspired the phrase “going postal.” The Daily Oklahoman
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11. San Bernardino mass shooting 14 killed on December 2, 2015.
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Married couple Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik shot and killed 14 people at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California. The FBI say the pair were inspired by extremist religious material online. Joe Raedle/Getty Images
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12. Binghamton shootings 13 killed on April 3, 2009.
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