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How Mass Shootings Are Contagious

Whenever there is a shooting or a suicide, do you notice that more shootings or suicides occur? Are these actions contagious?

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“Virginia Tech. Sandy Hook. Charleston. Not only are mass shootings tragedies in their own rights, but they also appear to be contagious.”
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