Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Mapping Tragedy: An Interactive Map of the Public Place Shootings of 2012

The past year has been rife with tragedy. Many communities throughout the country–most memorably Aurora, Colorado, and Newtown, Connecticut–have been shattered by shootings that claimed the lives of dozens of people. Click on the image below for an interactive map of the public place shootings of 2012.

PURPLE: Shooter committed suicide.
RED: Shooter arrested & charged.
GREEN: Shooter killed by police.
YELLOW: Shooter unknown.

Click for interactive map.

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