The Violence Project’s co-founders spoke with reporters from Global News about our research into the commonalities behind mass shooters. The most prevalent commonality after gun access was childhood abuse and neglect (92% of cases).
This article examines the mass shooting in Nova Scotia in April 2020, and uses Drs. Peterson and Densley’s expertise to understand what led up to this tragedy and how to prevent the next one.
You can read the article and watch interviews with Jillian and James here.
Authors: Sarah Ritchie, Alex Kress & Brian Hill
Source: Global News