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DHS: Semi-Automatic Handguns Weapon of Choice in Mass Shootings

DaneChile Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 10:34 PM
You´re treading on dangerous ground now. Sounds like that movie with Little Tommie Cruise where they could see into the future and determine who was going to kill someone. How do we identify who is most likely to do a mass killing? For how long do we keep him locked up? And, for that matter, what is a mass killing? Simply more than one?

A November 2012 Mass Shootings Analysis report issued by the New Jersey Intelligence & Analysis Unit (NJ ROIC) in partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security shows semiautomatic handguns are the most common weapons used to carry out mass shootings. The report was issued one month before the Newtown shooting in which, according to the coroner and police, the killer used a semi-automatic rifle.

"The mass killing incidents this year at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin and a movie theater in Colorado garnered international attention and focused the efforts of public and private sector security officials on...