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FBI Confirms Rise in Mass Shootings in US

A new FBI study confirms that the number of mass shootings in the United States has increased steadily over the past decade. The Bureau issued a report Wednesday that identifies 160 active shootings between 2000 and 2013.  Active shootings are defined as incidents in which a gunmen fired at a large group of people and killed or attempted to kill more than one person. The data show that between 2000 and 2007, there was an average of 6.4 active shooter incidents per year, but that...

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