Dall’inizio dell’anno

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La Brady Campaign elenca sul suo sito i mass shootings ( stragi e ferimenti di massa ) dal 2005 ad oggi, in America. Qua, di seguito, solo quelli dall’inizio dell’anno.Da aggiungere Aurora, Colorado, 20 luglio 2012.

Tuscaloosa, AL
July 17, 2012
A gunman stood outside of a crowded downtown bar and opened fire from two different positions early Tuesday, sending patrons running or crawling for cover. At least 17 people were hurt. Nathan Van Wilkins, 44, surrendered about 10 hours after the shooting near the University of Alabama campus, police said. Authorities believe one of the bar patrons was a target of the rampage and that it was connected to an earlier shooting at a home. (Alabama shooting suspect surrenders, SFGate, July 17 2012)
Chicago, IL
July 11, 2012
Four youngsters are among the latest victims caught in Chicago’s gun violence epidemic, including two middle school-aged girls who were wounded in a neighborhood park on the Far South Side. (Gun Violence Leaves 4 More Chicago Youth Wounded, CBS Chicago, July 11 2012)
Dover, DE
July 9, 2012
At a weekend soccer tournament in Delaware three people died and two were wounded. The dead included the tournament organizer, a 16-year-old boy participating in the tournament and one of three suspects alleged to have initiated the deadly violence Sunday afternoon at a park near downtown Wilmington. (3 dead after gunfire at Del. soccer tournament, AP, July 9 2012)
Chicago, IL
July 6, 2012
Three people were shot, a 19-year-old man was shot in the calf, a 34-year-old man was shot in the back and a 24-year-old man was shot in the thigh. The oldest was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in critical condition and the other two were taken to Roseland Hospital, Alfaro said. Someone approached the three on a bicycle and opened fire. (3 dead, 7 wounded in shootings across city, Chicago Tribune, July 9 2012)
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Seattle, WA
July 02, 2012
One killed, five injured at party.
Gunfire erupted at a South Seattle home where a party was underway. Six people were hit with flying bullets as multiple shots were fired. One of the wounded, a 21-year old woman, later died. (MORE GUN VIOLENCE IN SEATTLE, Sky Valley Chronicle, July 2 2012)
Chicago, IL
July 1, 2012
One man was killed and a man and woman were injured in a shooting that occurred early Sunday in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. A 22-year-old man was shot in the head and pronounced dead on the scene. (Cops: 1 dead, 2 injured in West Side shooting, Chicago Tribune
July 1, 2012)
Omaha, NE
Gun violence put three men in the hospital, one of whom has serious injuries. One neighbor said she heard several shots, then went outside to find the victims hit in the hand, arm and leg. (3 injured in 61st Street shooting, MSNBC, June 26, 2012)
Houston, TX
Gunfire erupted outside a Houston night club, killing three people and wounding two others as hundreds of confused concert-goers hit the ground in panic, witnesses and police said. 3 people, including one woman investigators described as an innocent bystander, died. (3 dead, 2 wounded in Houston club shooting, CBS 5 News Channel, June 20, 2012)
Auburn, AL
A 22 year old man opened fire at University Heights apartments off West Longleaf Drive. The shooting left three men dead, including two former Auburn University football players, and three others wounded. (Manhunt on for suspect in Auburn mass shooting, Dothan Eagle, June 10 2012)
A 16-year-old boy is in custody and suspected of opening fire after an NBA game on Monday, injuring eight people. Three of the people shot were bystanders, while five had been involved in the group clashes, which revolved around “high school, girls-and-boys stuff”. (Police say 16- year-old shot eight outside NBA game, Chicago Tribune, May 23 2012)
Chicago, IL
Last year Chicago saw four people slain during Memorial Day weekend. This year the city saw 40 shootings and 10 murders over the four-day weekend (Chicago’s Memorial Day Weekend Was Terrible, Atlantic Wire, May 29, 2012)
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Seattle, WA
40-year-old Ian Stawicki entered a Seattle cafe on Wednesday and opened fire, killing four people. He then left Cafe Racer, killing another person during a carjacking before taking his own life. (Seattle Mass Shooting Latest by a Concealed Handgun Permit Holder, Huffingtonpost, June 1 2012)
Four people killed by a former neo-Nazi before he turned the gun on himself. The killer shot and killed his girlfriend and three others, including a toddler as a result of a domestic dispute. (Armored gunman, 4 people dead in Arizona shooting, msnbc, May 2, 2012)
Oakland, CA
Seven people were killed and three others wounded in a shooting rampage Monday at an Asian religious vocational school in east Oakland; police later detained the suspected gunman. (7 Dead, 3 Wounded In Shooting At Oakland Religious School; Gunman In Custody, CBS San Francisco, April 2 2012)
North Miami, FL
Fourteen people have been shot and two are dead outside a funeral home in South Florida. One of the victims, a 43-year-old man, died at the scene while the other, a 27-year-old man, died at the hospital. A 5-year-old girl was shot in the leg and hospitalized at Jackson Memorial Hospital along with eleven other victims. (“Grandma, I’ve Been Shot” Said Girl Hurt In Gang Related Mass Shooting, CBS Miami, March 31 2012)
Waller, TX
Trey Sesler massacred his mother, father, and brother in their home in Waller, Texas. He was found by police the next day. A high-caliber rifle was used. It later emerged the killer was also planning a Columbine-style massacre at a local high school. (Man suspected of killing family captured, click2houston.com, March 21, 2012)
Pittsburgh, PA
A gunman opened fire in the lobby of a psychiatric hospital in Pittsburgh on Thursday, killing one person and wounding seven, including a police officer, officials said. The gunman was also said to have died. (2 Die and 7 Are Wounded in a Shooting in Pittsburgh, New York Times, March 8, 2012)
Tempe, AZ
As hundreds of fans waited in line to see Hussle, fights and arguments broke out, police said. They also said some fans were drinking beer in the parking lot. Three men opened fire on rival gang members and fled, police said. All 14 of the people shot are expected to survive, including the two seriously wounded, Lt. Mike Horn said. (Tempe concert mass shooting: Rapper decries gun violence, Tucson Citizen, March, 3, 2012)
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T.J. Lane has told police that he took a .22 caliber Ruger pistol and a knife to the school on Monday and randomly fired 10 shots into a group of students sitting at a table, according to prosecutors. Daniel Parmertor, 16; Demetrius Hewlin, 16; and Russell King, 17; were killed. Nick Walczak, 17, remains in serious condition in a hospital with neck and back injuries, and another student has been released from the hospital. (Suspect in Ohio school shooting charged with murder, Washington Post, March 1, 2012)
Jackson, TN
Police said one person was killed and 20 others were injured early Sunday in a shooting at a Tennessee nightclub. An apparent dispute between several people at the Karma Lounge in Jackson led to at least three people opening fire, according to a press release from the Jackson Police Department. The club was hosting an after-party for a basketball game between Lane College and Lemoyne-Owen College. (Police: 1 killed, 20 injured in shooting at Tennessee nightclub, Fox News, February 26, 2012)
Norcross, GA
Norcross police on Thursday identified the gunman as the 59-year-old Paek, and the victims as Byong Ok Kang, 64; Kum Hi Song, 61; Kum Sook Kim, 57, and Tae Yol Kim, 55. Surveillance camera footage shows Paek walking into the business and talking to one of the victims before shots were fired, police said. Paek is accused of killing his two sisters and their husbands before turning the gun on himself. (Witness to Norcross mass shooting: ‘It was horrible’, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 23, 2012)
Philadelphia, PA
Police late Wednesday arrested a man after three teenagers were shot dead in an ambush in Philadelphia, according to a report. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that another teenager was also wounded in the attack Tuesday night. (3 Teens shot dead in Philly ambush.US News MSNBC.com, January 12, 2012)

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