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Workplace killers: people kill their colleagues for different reasons than other shooters

By Craig Jackson, Professor of Occupational Health Psychology, Birmingham City University
Laura Robinson, PhD Researcher in Psychology, Birmingham City University
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At 10.12pm on November 23, an overnight team leader at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, opened fire on colleagues in the crew room. The 31-year-old perpetrator killed six and injured at least six more before killing himself.

The violence was directed towards fellow workers – no customers were targeted – but it is not yet known if any were targeted specifically. This was the 606th gun attack in the US in 2022 where at least four others were shot…The Conversation

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