The rate of gun violence is uniquely American. And so, it seems, is our inability to adequately address it.



April 20, 2021 - 10:06 AM

IMPD spokesperson Genae Cook speaks with a person looking for information on the people inside the FedEx building where 8 people were killed Friday, April 16, 2021. The shooter also took their own life.

The story is distinctly American. Eight people killed and at least five others wounded in a mass shooting at a FedEx work site near the Indianapolis airport.


Since the beginning of the year, there have been at least 147 mass shootings in these United States, in which 176 people died and 579 people were wounded. Five of them took place in Indianapolis, with a total of 18 killed and 15 people wounded.

April 16, 2021
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