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From Texas to California, US sees acceleration of mass shootings

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The mass shooting that left eight people dead and seven injured at a suburban Texas outlet mall over the weekend is the most recent in an acceleration of mass killings in the United States.

In a given year, the U.S. typically sees six mass shootings in a public place, and the most the country has ever witnessed was 10 in a year, according to James Alan Fox, a professor at Northeastern University who has studied mass killings for 40 years.

The massacre at Premium Outlets in Allen, Texas, on Saturday already marks the sixth public mass killing of 2023 − about one-third of the way through the calendar year. That’s not a good sign, Fox said.

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