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  1. Dec 2016
    1. Pinpointing exactly how often guns are used to settle road-rage disputes, however, is a difficult proposition. The National Highway Traffic Safety Foundation does not keep road-rage-specific statistics in its database of fatal traffic accidents, and if it did, altercations like the one that killed Lomax would not be counted, as his death did not occur in a crash.

      No official stats on road rage are kept.

    1. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2013, there were 73,505 nonfatal firearm injuries (23.23 per 100,000 U.S. citizens);[2] 11,208 homicides (3.5 per 100,000);[3] 21,175 suicides;[4] 505 deaths due to accidental/negligent discharge of a firearm; and 281 deaths due to firearms-use with "undetermined intent",[4] included in a total of 33,636 deaths due to "Injury by firearms",[4] or 10.6 deaths per 100,000 people.[4] Of the 2,596,993 total deaths in the US in 2013, 1.3% were related to firearms.[1][5]

      In 2013, there were 11,208 gun-based homicides, approximately 31 per day.

    1. The incident happened around 11:15 p.m. Thursday in the parking lot outside the food court area on the south side of the shopping center. Witnesses say the suspect fired several shots then drove off in a red Ford Mustang. Police initially believed no one was injured but a victim later showed up with a gunshot wound at Baptist Memorial Hospital. The 21-year-old victim is listed in non-critical condition.

      In Tennessee one person was injured in a shooting outside a mall in Tennessee, but the motive of the shooting is not known.

    1. The incident started about 6:05 p.m. at the Walmart at 2425 E 2nd St., Shaw said. There was apparently a dispute over a parking spot. The homicide happened in the driveway leaving the Walmart going to East Second Street. Several agencies responded and the westbound lane East Second Street will remain closed until late Thanksgiving night for the investigation. One person died, Shaw said.

      In Reno, there appears to have been Black Friday 2016 violence related to the stress of shopping, A road rage incident over a parking spot escalated into a fatal shooting.

    1. Cottman, 21, of Atlantic City, was fatally shot in the parking lot of the Hamilton Mall outside Macy’s department store about 1 a.m. Friday morning. His brother, Shadi Cottman, 26, of Clayton, was wounded in the leg, said acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Diane Ruberton.

      One man was shot and another injured in a parking lot outside of Macy's on Black Friday 2016. The motive of this shooting is not clear.

    1. Several hours later in New Jersey, two brothers, ages 20 and 26, were outside a Black Friday sale at the Macy’s in New Jersey’s Hamilton Mall around 1 a.m. on Friday when someone opened fire on them, killing one and wounding the other. The unnamed 20-year-old was shot to death in the Macy’s parking lot, while his brother is in stable condition at a nearby hospital after being shot in the leg, the Press of Atlantic City reported. Police have yet to release the victims’ names, or any information on the shooter’s motives.

      The shooter's motives in the New Jersey slaying are not known, and likely have little to do with Black Friday.

  2. Nov 2016
    1. provenance unclear

      A subtask here for some students: correlate those incidents with those found independently, classify / evaluate the sources cited.

    2. Six people were shot

      More https://hyp.is/elTAxLQAEeawY-u9wZRodw/philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2016/11/25/shooting-at-hamilton-mall-black-friday/.

      Instead of "Six people were shot" should the approach here be "Evidence found so far" to reduce the friction of adding new evidence?

    1. “There was a shooting that occurred outside the mall after it was closed in the early morning of November 25, 2016,” said a spokesperson.

      "after it was closed" defuses the "bargain shoppers gone wild" meme.

    2. According to the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, Demond Cottman, 21, of Atlantic City,  died at the scene after he was shot multiple times