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One Good Thing From the Pandemic: Mass Shootings in U.S. Plunge

Shootings were comparable to 2019 until most businesses, malls, churches closed

Emergency personnel work the scene of a shooting at the Molson Coors Brewing campus in Milwaukee on Feb. 26.

 

Emergency personnel work the scene of a shooting at the Molson Coors Brewing campus in Milwaukee on Feb. 26.

 

Photographer: Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images

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Forcing people in the U.S. to shelter at home during the coronavirus outbreak may have resulted in less death from Covid-19 infections but also fewer victims of mass shootings.