a single incident involving the shooting with one or more firearms of a number of people, but more than two and typically a large number, especially when the victims are random: There's news of a mass shooting at the stadium, with two fatalities and 25 injured.
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How to use mass shooting in a sentence
We’ve seen especially a lot of inspiration coming from manifestos, particularly after mass shootings.Labeling groups like the Proud Boys “domestic terrorists” won’t fix anything | Nicole Narea | February 19, 2021 | Vox
The church has survived racial acts of terror, including bombings, fires and mass shootings.Raphael Warnock’s campaign for the moral high ground | Clyde McGrady | January 2, 2021 | Washington Post
There were 417 mass shootings by the end of 2019, according to the Gun Violence Archive, which defines a mass shooting as one where four or more people are shot.
After a mass shooting in the United States, the conversation that always arises is whether new gun laws are needed to make the country safe.
States with less strict gun laws have more mass shootings than those with stricter gun laws, the Post article found.
Another mass shooting has taken the lives of innocent kids, interrupting Benghazi coverage on Fox News.How The NRA Will Get You the Sexy Girl and Give You Your Schwerve Back | Cliff Schecter | May 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Since then, a country with the same frontier history as the United States has not experienced one mass shooting.
Obama attended a similar ceremony at the base five years ago, after a previous mass shooting left 13 soldiers dead.Thank God the Murrysville School Attack Wasn’t Guns | Michael Daly | April 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She was 22 when I encountered her in 2007 at Virginia Tech in the aftermath of the mass shooting there.
Yesterday the president gave another speech honoring the victims of another mass shooting.Obama Concedes Washington’s Powerlessness on Gun Control | Jamelle Bouie | September 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST