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This Teen Planned a School Shooting. But Did He Break the Law?

It was sunny and cold on Feb. 13, 2018, when 18-year-old Jack Sawyer walked out of Dick's Sporting Goods in Rutland, Vt., with a brand-new pump-action shotgun and four boxes of ammunition. The next day, Valentine's Day, Sawyer took his…
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Cincinnati Shooter's Family Begged Courts to Force Him into Mental Health Treatment

Family members of the man who killed three and wounded two before being gunned down by Cincinnati police Thursday had fought to get him committed to a mental health facility, according to Florida court records obtained by The Enquirer. On…
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Airport Mass Shooter Esteban Santiago 'Wasn't really thinking About it' When He Killed Five - The Orlando Sentinel

Federal prosecutors and public defenders for veteran Esteban Santiago have agreed to a plea deal in which Santiago would receive five life sentences plus 120 years. Read more.     Image courtesy of the Broward County Sheriff's…
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After Parkland, Admissions to Mental Health Treatment Centers in Florida Spike - The Miami Herald

Mental health treatment centers in Florida have seen a drastic uptick in the number of admissions since Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people in a school shooting in Parkland. Read more.
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How Reliably Does Animal Torture Predict a Future School Shooter? - The Washington Post

Arnold Arluke, an emeritus professor of sociology and anthropology at Northeastern University, discusses animal torture as a predictor of school shooters. Read more.